Swansea and Liverpool pay emotional tribute to the Hillsborough vicitms
Martin Skrtl and Ashley Williams led the teams tribute15:00 Sunday 1 May 2016, 15:00 1 May 2016
The footballing world was united this week as an independent tribunal exonerated Liverpool fans of blame for the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.
The unity continued today as Swansea and Liverpool paid an emotional tribute prior to kick-off in their game at the Liberty Stadium this afternoon, with the Welsh club showing a touch of class.
The captains of the sides, Martin Skrtl and Ashley Williams, laid a wreath that contained the crests of both clubs before there was a rapturous minutes applause.
In the 27th minute of the game, a thunderous rendition of You'll Never Walk Alone was sung by both sets of supporters.
27: A huge ovation rings around the Liberty Stadium on the 27th minute in honour of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster. #JFT96— Swansea City AFC (@SwansOfficial) May 1, 2016
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