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Orient v Gillingham kick off changes in Hillsborough tribute

Friday, March 21, 2014
3:01 PM

Orient’s clash with Gillingham on April 12 will kick off at 3.07 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

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Professional football matches across the country from April 11 to 14 will kick off seven minutes later than scheduled as a mark of respect to the 96 Liverpool fans who died at Sheffield Wednesday’s stadium during their 1989 FA Cup semi-final with Nottingham Forest.

The game on April 15, 1989 was called off at 3.06pm as it became clear fans were in trouble.

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