Nottingham Forest will go away 97 seats vacant after they host Liverpool in Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final to honour the followers who died on the Hillsborough Stadium in April 1989 when the 2 sides final met within the competitors.
Ninety-four Liverpool supporters have been crushed to demise in an over-crowded and fenced-in enclosure on the stadium in Sheffield earlier than an FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Forest.
Three different victims succumbed to their accidents, with the 97th dying final June, 32 years after struggling extreme and irreversible mind harm.
The deserted match was replayed the next month at Outdated Trafford, with Liverpool advancing and ultimately successful the trophy.
”By no means forgotten. 97 seats will likely be left vacant at tomorrow’s match in honour of those that misplaced their lives at our FA Cup semi last in 1989,” Forest stated in an announcement.
”We look ahead to welcoming Liverpool FC to the Metropolis Floor.”
Liverpool responded with a message saying: ”Thanks on your solidarity.”