Twitter Tributes to Commemorate 25th Anniversary of Hillsborough Disaster

Will TideySenior Manager, GlobalApril 12, 2014

Police and stewards carry away an injured supporter from the field at  Hillsborough Football Stadium, in Sheffield, on April 15, 1989. Fans surged forward during the Football Association Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, and the crash barriers gave way, killing 96 people and injuring over 200 others. (AP Photo)
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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.

Kick-offs were moved back seven minutes by the FA in recognition of the fact play was stopped six minutes into the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest 25 years ago. 

Here are selection of Twitter tributes.

The anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy falls on April 15.