Crowds pay respect to Hillsborough campaigner

The funeral of Anne Williams, whose 15-year-old son died during the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, is taking place in Merseyside a week after she lost her battle with cancer.

The coffin is brought in Our Lady Of Compassion Church, Formby, Merseyside. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers, the club's managing director Ian Ayre, former footballer Michael Ball and MP Andy Burnham have all attended the ceremony.

Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rogers and the club's Managing Director Ian Ayre. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Crowds line the streets as the cortege arrives. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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Funeral for Hillsborough mum

Crowds are lining the streets of Formby, Merseyside to pay their respects to the Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams whose funeral is taking place.