Hillsborough tribute

Liverpool's players will pay tribute to the 96 fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster at the first home game since the report was published, against fierce rivals Manchester United.

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Supporters behaved with dignity today as Liverpool met old rivals Manchester United in their first home match since the Hillsborough report.

United won 2-1, with a penalty by Robin van Persie. Sir Bobby Charlton carried a bouquet of 96 roses to hand to former Liverpool striker Ian Rush, and captains Steven Gerrard and Ryan Giggs released 96 red balloons. Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and United defender Patrick Evra shook hands.

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