Liverpool star Emre Can pays tribute to 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster

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Liverpool youngster Emre Can has joined his teammates in paying tribute to the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster.

Can shared a picture paying his respects on his social media Instagram account alongside the caption: “#JFT96 #ynwa #liverpool.”

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The picture displays Liverpool fans holding up a banner with the 96 victims of the tragedy.

Ninety-six children, men and women lost their lives at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough stadium on April 15, 1989.

A further 766 people suffered injuries in what was the worst stadium-related disaster in British history.

The police were primarily blamed for the incident and following a tireless campaign led by bereaved families and survivors, the High Court quashed the original accidental death verdicts and ordered new inquests in 2012.

A memorial service marking the 26th anniversary of the tragic day is to be held at Anfield stadium at 2:40pm GMT.

Liverpool Town Hall’s bell tower will ring during a minute’s silence at 15:06 BST, the moment the match was halted in 1989.

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