All thoughts turned to the 96 fans who lost their lives in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster on Saturday, as English football reflected on its darkest day.
Here are selection of Twitter tributes.
Thinking of the family and friends of the 96 this weekend #JFT96— Wayne Rooney (@WayneRooney) April 12, 2014
Today is all about remembering the 96. #JFT96— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) April 12, 2014
Games kicking off 7 mins late today in memory of those who had their lives taken away at Hillsborough. Gone but never forgotten #JFT96— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) April 12, 2014
Hillsborough, 25 years on: may everyone who conspired in the cover up and caused so much extra pain for the victims' families be punished.— Paul Hayward (@_PaulHayward) April 12, 2014
Front cover of Sheffield Wednesday's programme vs Blackburn Rovers at Hillsborough today. pic.twitter.com/m6KYvs65lh— This Is Anfield (@thisisanfield) April 11, 2014
The anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy falls on April 15.