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12 April Kick-off Time

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21:29 23rd March 2014



Aldershot Town's Skrill Conference Premier game at Macclesfield Town on Saturday 12 April will kick-off at 3.07pm, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough stadium disaster.
 

As a mark of respect and remembrance for those who lost their lives at the FA Cup Semi-Final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest on 15 April 1989, which was stopped at 3.06pm, all Premier League, Football League, and Football Conference and FA Cup matches taking place on the weekend of 11-14 April will kick-off seven minutes later than originally scheduled.


In the Premier League, Football League, and Football Conference, matches due to kick-off at 3pm on Saturday 12 April will now kick-off at 3.07pm, with the minute before kick-off (3.06pm to 3.07pm) seeing a period of silence observed at all grounds.


The first FA Cup Semi-Final on Saturday 12 April between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal will now kick-off at 5.07pm with a minute of silence between 5.06pm and 5.07pm. The following day, Sunday 13 April, will see Hull City v Sheffield United begin at 4.07pm with a minute of silence between 4.06pm and 4.07pm.

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