Fans urged to donate scarves in support of Hillsborough families

Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Liverpool FC are asking people to donate a scarf to the club as a sign of support for the Hillsborough families.

They will be laid out for the Hillsborough Memorial Service on the pitch at Anfield on April 15 in the shape of the number 96.

Fans urged to donate scarves in support of Hillsborough families Credit: PA

Kenny Dalglish has also written to all 92 English Football League clubs as well as the English, Northern Irish, Scottish and Welsh national teams to ask for their support by way of donating a scarf.

Liverpool FC Foundation will donate all the scarves to local good causes, including homeless charities.

Liverpool fans in the stands Credit: PA

Anybody wishing to make a donation is encouraged to write a personal note to the Hillsborough families on their chosen item, as an additional sign of support in the 25th year since the tragedy occurred.

Donations must be received by tomorrow.

All donated scarves should be sent to: Hillsborough Scarves, 20 Chapel Street, Liverpool, L3 9AG.