UK time is: 07:39:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Liverpool: To Our Eternal Friends

LFC are planning a global sign of unity at the Hillsborough memorial service on April 15, writes RafaTheGaffer...

Liverpool Football Club have requested scarves from any club from any sport for a pitch commemoration of the Hillsborough disaster during the 25th Anniversary service at Anfield on the 15th April.

The club's official website has reported that our eternal friends at Borussia Monchengladbach have already donated over 300 scarves so far, and more are coming in.

After reading this I had to write something about the generosity shown by German fans towards the Hillsborough disaster because it's always been fantastic and humbling.

Liverpool and Monchengladbach have a long history of friendship between supporters, with each club organising an annual visit to a game of the other side. The friendship started when we played them in the UEFA Cup Final in 1973, and was enhanced at the 1977 European Cup Final.

Monchengladbach aren't the only club in Germany that show support for the Hillsborough families either. Borussia Dortmund sing YNWA at their games and regularly hold up banners in support of the fight for justice.

With the latest inquests into the 96 deaths having started, this years 25th anniversary memorial service is likely to be the most emotional yet.

To everyone who continues to support the fight for justice, on behalf of myself and all at Vital Liverpool, I'd like to say thank you.

Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's 100% free to join & only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member or alternatively simply sign in using Social Media!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: RafaTheGaffer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 5 2014

Time: 11:10AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Liverpool Articles

Liverpool: LFC vs. Hull City Team News (Saturday October 25 2014)

Vital Report: Liverpool 0-3 Real Madrid (Thursday October 23 2014)

Stats: Liverpool v Real Madrid (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Liverpool: LFC vs. Real Madrid Team News (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Liverpool: Real Madrid Preview (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Liverpool Articles

List All Vital Liverpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Man City 9 5 2 2 9 17
4. West Ham 9 5 1 3 5 16
5. Arsenal 9 3 5 1 4 14
6. Liverpool 9 4 2 3 1 14
7. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Hull City 9 2 5 2 0 11

Breaking League News

Manchester United v Chelsea - Preview
Chelsea : 26/10/2014 07:34:00
Three Points And No Mistake!
Arsenal : 26/10/2014 00:35:00
Swansea : 25/10/2014 23:45:00
Monk: We'll Work On Our Decision Making
Swansea : 25/10/2014 22:43:00
Report - Swansea City 2-0 Leicester City
Swansea : 25/10/2014 22:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Will Win vs. Hull City?
Suggested By:  The Bagman
Liverpool 79%
Hull City 14%
Draw 7%