After 25 years a memorial is held for those that died at the ground.
On 15 April 1989 one of the worst tragedies ever to happen in English sport occurred during the FA Cup semi-final clash between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough.
A crush at Sheffield Wednesday’s ground resulted in the deaths of 96 people and 25 years on those that lost their lives are remembered with a memorial service at Anfield.
The disaster has affected many people and individuals and football clubs from around the world paid tribute to those that died a quarter of a century ago.
— Doncaster Rovers FC (@drfc_official) April 15, 2014
— Pepe Reina (@PReina25) April 15, 2014
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) April 15, 2014
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 15, 2014
Latics would like to pay tribute and remember the 96 fans who sadly lost their lives at Hillsborough 25 years ago. pic.twitter.com/UGtYL4UcwQ
— Wigan Athletic (@LaticsOfficial) April 15, 2014
Our thoughts are with those who lost loved ones in the Hillsborough stadium disaster on April 15, 1989.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) April 15, 2014
Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the tragic events which claimed 96 members of the football family at Hillsborough.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) April 15, 2014
To the 96 fans who lost their lives at Hillsborough 25 years ago today…. YNWA pic.twitter.com/VbstGLGeQ9
— michael owen (@themichaelowen) April 15, 2014
Thoughts are with the 96 and there families who sadly died 25 years ago today at hillsborough. Gone but never forgotten. #YNWA96
— Charlie Adam (@Charlie26Adam) April 14, 2014