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Re: Let's Show solidarity for Hillsborough

PostPosted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 12:21 pm
by Youngie

The Football Association announce that all FA Cup, Premier League, Football League and Conference matches taking place on the weekend of 11-14 April will kick-off seven minutes later than originally scheduled to honour Hillsborough anniversary.

Ninety six people lost their lives in the disaster on 15 April 1989. The match at which the disaster took place, the FA Cup semif-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, was ended six minutes after kick-off, at 15:06 BST.

The first FA Cup semi-final on Saturday 12 April between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal will now kick-off at 17.07 BST, with a minute of silence between 17:06 BST and 17:07 BST. The following day, 13 April, will see Hull City v Sheffield United begin at 16:07 BST.