Wembley tribute to Hillsborough victims

A MINUTE’S silence to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster will be held before both this weekend’s FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

Players from all teams will also wear black armbands in memory of the 96 Liverpool fans who died on 15 April, 1989 at the semi-final with Nottingham Forest.

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Saturday will be a particularly poignant affair with the Reds taking on Everton in a Merseyside derby at Wembley.

Rival captains Steven Gerrard and Phil Neville will present members of the Hillsborough Family Support Group with flowers prior to kick-off and also lay floral tributes to the Hillsborough victims at the side of the pitch.