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21 March 2014

English football to mark 25th anniversary of Hillsborough stadium disaster


seven minutes later than originally scheduled.As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough stadium disaster in April 1989, all Premier League, Football League, Football Conference and FA Cup matches taking place on the weekend of 11-14 April will kick-off


The match at which the disaster took place, the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest on 15 April 1989, was ended six minutes after kick-off, at 3:06pm.

 

- will now kick off at 3:07pm, with the minute before kick-off (3:06pm to 3:07pm) seeing a period of silence observed at all stadia.including Cardiff City's away fixture with SouthamptonIn the Premier League, Football League, and Football Conference, matches due to kick-off at 3pm on Saturday 12 April -


Fixtures kicking-off at other times on Friday 11, Saturday 12, Sunday 13 and Monday 14 April will observe the same etiquette with matches starting seven minutes later than originally scheduled.


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