The city of Liverpool will come to a standstill today to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed 96 lives.

As the city remembers in silence, church bells will toll 96 times at 3.06pm, the exact time a quarter of a century ago that Liverpool FC's fateful FA Cup match was abandoned as the tragedy unfolded.

The silence will be observed at Anfield, where loved ones of victims will join players, staff and senior representatives of the club among 24,000 people attending the annual memorial service.

Brendan Rodgers, the current manager, will give a reading at the service as well as Roberto Martinez, manager of neighbours and rivals Everton.


Read More.................