Hillsborough tribute at Anfield

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 today.

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Anfield set for emotional Hillsborough tribute

Liverpool Football Club's players will pay tribute at Anfield today to the 96 fans who died in the Hillsborough disaster 23-years-ago.

It is the Merseyside club's first home fixture since the release of the Hillsborough report.

Tributes left at the Hillsborough Memorial outside Liverpool Football Club. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Liverpool host rivals Manchester United and the opposing captains, likely to be Steven Gerrard and Nemanja Vidic, will share the honour of releasing 96 red balloons shortly before kick-off, to represent the number of Liverpool supporters who perished in the tragedy.

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