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Evo-Stik Northern Premier League's clubs will mark the anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster by kicking off their fixtures seven minutes late at 3.07pm.

As a mark of respect for the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives 25 years ago during the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, the Evo-Stik NPL announced on Wednesday that all 67 clubs can take part in the act of remembrance during the full league programme scheduled to be played on Saturday April 12th.

The match at Hillsborough ended six minutes after kick off on the 15th April 1989 and as well as Evo=Stik NPL's fixtures, all Premier League, Football League, Football Conference and FA Cup matches will kick off at 3.07pm with a minutes silence observed at grounds across the country from 3.06pm to 3.07pm.

The commemoration across the country is being organised and led by the Football Association   

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