Dalglish: City united over Hillsborough

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Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish believes it is fitting fans from both Merseyside clubs will come together in their FA Cup semi-final on Saturday to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

The two sides have not faced each other at Wembley since the 1989 final, which took place less than two months after the tragedy which claimed the lives of 96 people on April 15. Players of both teams will wear black armbands, floral tributes will be laid by Steven Gerrard and Phil Neville and there will be a period of silence prior to kick-off.

Dalglish said. "It's coincidental that it's Liverpool and Everton at Wembley again because that was the final that year (1989). It's going to be very emotive for everybody. The Evertonians were affected by Hillsborough as well as the Liverpool fans, with family members who never came home."

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