Dortmund fans pay tribute at final Hillsborough memorial service

Dortmund fans pay tribute at final Hillsborough memorial service

Today marks the 27th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, when 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives while attended an FA Cup game in Sheffield.

The club are holding what will be their final memorial service at Anfield this afternoon.

Families of the 96 unanimously agreed this year's service, held annually on April 15 to mark the anniversary, would be the last major public event at Anfield.

Hillsborough Family Support Group chairman Margaret Aspinall has said this year's service will "draw a line under it" and thank those who have supported the families over the past 27 years.

As always, the footballing world is paying its respects to both Liverpool and the fallen fans.

During last night’s Europa League tie Borussia Dortmund fans joined the home supporters in acknowledging the tragedy.

And many returned today to add personal tributes outside the grounds.

A minute's silence will be held at Anfield at 3.06pm, to mark the exact time the fateful match was abandoned.

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