Fans, clubs, and venues pause to remember the Hillsborough tragedy 25th anniversary

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The disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans died at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, occurred on April 15, 1989 with the match abandoned at 3.06pm, six minutes after kickoff.

Every senior game in England kicked off late with a minute's silence following the six-minute delay to kickoff times.

At Wembley the 96 seats were left empty level with the half-way line each with a Liverpool scarf laid on it.

The captains of both Arsenal and Wigan were laying wreaths in the technical area with the names of the victims visible on the electronic scoreboard around the stadium. - Reuters

A minutes silence is observed prior to kick off to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
A minutes silence is observed prior to kick off to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April. 13, 2014
A minutes silence is observed prior to kick off to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Liverpool fans in the Kop end hold aloft cards to make a mosaic commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Liverpool fans in the Kop end hold aloft cards to make a mosaic commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014
Liverpool fans in the Kop end hold aloft cards to make a mosaic commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
A scarf with the words "justice" is held up by a fan prior to kickoff during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
A scarf with the words "justice" is held up by a fan prior to kickoff during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 13, 2014
A scarf with the words "justice" is held up by a fan prior to kickoff during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Flowers and tributes by the memorial to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster are seen before Liverpool's English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. Tributes to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago on 15 April 1989 will take place before the crucial Premier League game. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Flowers and tributes by the memorial to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster are seen before Liverpool's English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. Tributes to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago on 15 April 1989 will take place before the crucial Premier League game
Flowers and tributes by the memorial to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster are seen before Liverpool's English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 13, 2014. Tributes to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago on 15 April 1989 will take place before the crucial Premier League game. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 13, 2014
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014
Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
T-shirts on sale outside Anfield to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
T-shirts on sale outside Anfield to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014
T-shirts on sale outside Anfield to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)
Scarves are tied to a gate by the Hillsborough memorial ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Scarves are tied to a gate by the Hillsborough memorial ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield
Scarves are tied to a gate by the Hillsborough memorial ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
The Hillsborough memorial is seen covered in flowers ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
The Hillsborough memorial is seen covered in flowers ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool
The Hillsborough memorial is seen covered in flowers ahead the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, northern England April 13, 2014. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
Supporters observe a minute silence around 96 empty seats covers with Liverpool scarves in memory of the victims of Hillsborough before the start of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. 96 soccer supporters died and many were injured at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on April 15, 1989, during the FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
Supporters observe a minute silence around 96 empty seats covers with Liverpool scarves in memory of the victims of Hillsborough before the start of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. 96 soccer supporters died and many were injured at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on April 15, 1989, during the FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest
Supporters observe a minute silence around 96 empty seats covers with Liverpool scarves in memory of the victims of Hillsborough before the start of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. 96 soccer supporters died and many were injured at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on April 15, 1989, during the FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
Supporters observe a minute silence around 96 empty seats covers with Liverpool scarves in memory of the victims of Hillsborough before the start of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. 96 soccer supporters died and many were injured at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on April 15, 1989, during the FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
Supporters observe a minute silence around 96 empty seats covers with Liverpool scarves in memory of the victims of Hillsborough before the start of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. 96 soccer supporters died and many were injured at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on April 15, 1989, during the FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest
Supporters observe a minute silence around 96 empty seats covers with Liverpool scarves in memory of the victims of Hillsborough before the start of the English FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, April 12, 2014. 96 soccer supporters died and many were injured at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield on April 15, 1989, during the FA Cup semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: View of the big screen honouring the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
iew of the big screen honouring the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England.
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: View of the big screen honouring the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: View of the big screen honouring the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
View of the big screen honouring the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England.
STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: View of the big screen honouring the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster on the 25th anniversary of the tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Newcastle United at Britannia Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Cardiff players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)
Cardiff players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Southampton, England.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Cardiff players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Tottenham players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster priorduring the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
Tottenham players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster priorduring the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014 in West Bromwich, England.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Tottenham players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster priorduring the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: A tribute is displayed on the scoreboard as a minute's silence is observed to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on April 12, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
A tribute is displayed on the scoreboard as a minute's silence is observed to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on April 12, 2014 in London, England.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: A tribute is displayed on the scoreboard as a minute's silence is observed to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on April 12, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)
Referee Lee Probert carries a wreath in memory of the Hillsborough disaster ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northern England April 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS
Referee Probert carries a wreath in memory of the Hillsborough disaster ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland
Referee Lee Probert carries a wreath in memory of the Hillsborough disaster ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northern England April 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR "LIVE" SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Steven Gerrard of Liverpool shows Commemorative Iron-On Hillsborough Patch at Melwood Training Ground on April 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool shows Commemorative Iron-On Hillsborough Patch at Melwood Training Ground on April 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Steven Gerrard of Liverpool shows Commemorative Iron-On Hillsborough Patch at Melwood Training Ground on April 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Both teams observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
Both teams observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Southampton, England.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Both teams observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Cardiff City at St Mary's Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: The West Bromwich players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
The West Bromwich players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014 in West Bromwich, England.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: The West Bromwich players observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on April 12, 2014 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Fans observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Fans observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England.
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Fans observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Fans display a banner to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Norwich City at Craven Cottage on April 12, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Fans display a banner to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Norwich City at Craven Cottage on April 12, 2014 in London, England.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Fans display a banner to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Norwich City at Craven Cottage on April 12, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Commemorative Iron-On Hillsborough Patch at Melwood Training Ground on April 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Commemorative Iron-On Hillsborough Patch at Melwood Training Ground on April 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Commemorative Iron-On Hillsborough Patch at Melwood Training Ground on April 8, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Images: Football pays emotional Hillsborough tribute
Images: Football pays emotional Hillsborough tribute
Images: Football pays emotional Hillsborough tribute
Referee Lee Probert, right, holds a wreath after the Sunderland and Everton players paid their respects ahead of their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, April 12, 2014. As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough tragedy in April 1989, all Premier League, Football League, Football Conference and FA Cup matches taking place this weekend will kick off seven minutes later than originally scheduled. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Referee Lee Probert, right, holds a wreath after the Sunderland and Everton players paid their respects ahead of their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, April 12, 2014. As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough tragedy in April 1989, all Premier League, Football League, Football Conference and FA Cup matches taking place this weekend will kick off seven minutes later than originally scheduled
Referee Lee Probert, right, holds a wreath after the Sunderland and Everton players paid their respects ahead of their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, April 12, 2014. As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough tragedy in April 1989, all Premier League, Football League, Football Conference and FA Cup matches taking place this weekend will kick off seven minutes later than originally scheduled. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Everton's goalkeeper Tim Howard pays his respects ahead of their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, April 12, 2014. As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough tragedy 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 seven minutes later than originally scheduled. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Everton's goalkeeper Tim Howard pays his respects ahead of their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, April 12, 2014. As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough tragedy 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 seven minutes later than originally scheduled
Everton's goalkeeper Tim Howard pays his respects ahead of their English Premier League soccer match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland, England, Saturday, April 12, 2014. As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives as a result of the Hillsborough tragedy 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 seven minutes later than originally scheduled. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
Sheffield Wednesday’s touching tribute to Hillsborough victims: 96 roses
Sheffield Wednesday’s touching tribute to Hillsborough victims: 96 roses
Sheffield Wednesday’s touching tribute to Hillsborough victims: 96 roses
Stoke and Newcastle United players line up for a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster before their English Premier League soccer match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke, England, Saturday April 12, 2014. Matches in the top five divisions of English football this weekend are scheduled to kick off seven minutes later than originally planned in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago on 15 April 1989. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
Stoke and Newcastle United players line up for a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster before their English Premier League soccer match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke, England, Saturday April 12, 2014. Matches in the top five divisions of English football this weekend are scheduled to kick off seven minutes later than originally planned in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago on 15 April 1989
Stoke and Newcastle United players line up for a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster before their English Premier League soccer match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke, England, Saturday April 12, 2014. Matches in the top five divisions of English football this weekend are scheduled to kick off seven minutes later than originally planned in tribute to the 96 supporters who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago on 15 April 1989. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: A floral wreath is laid on the pitch to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Sunderland v Everton - Premier League
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: A floral wreath is laid on the pitch to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Everton observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)
Sunderland v Everton - Premier League
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Everton observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Players and officials observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Sunderland v Everton - Premier League
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 12: Players and officials observe a minute's silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Ninety-six Liverpool scarves are placed on seats on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster before the FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London April 12, 2014. Every senior match in England will kick-off seven minutes later than normal this weekend as soccer marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans died at an FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY DISASTER SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Ninety-six Liverpool scarves are placed on seats on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster before the FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London
Ninety-six Liverpool scarves are placed on seats on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster before the FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London April 12, 2014. Every senior match in England will kick-off seven minutes later than normal this weekend as soccer marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans died at an FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY DISASTER SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Ninety-six Liverpool scarves are placed on seats on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster before the FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London April 12, 2014. Every senior match in England will kick-off seven minutes later than normal this weekend as soccer marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans died at an FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY DISASTER SPORT SOCCER)
Ninety-six Liverpool scarves are placed on seats on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster before the FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London
Ninety-six Liverpool scarves are placed on seats on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster before the FA Cup semi-final soccer match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium in London April 12, 2014. Every senior match in England will kick-off seven minutes later than normal this weekend as soccer marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans died at an FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY DISASTER SPORT SOCCER)
Here’s why Premier League games will kick off seven minutes late this weekend
Here’s why Premier League games will kick off seven minutes late this weekend
Here’s why Premier League games will kick off seven minutes late this weekend

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