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Dalglish returns for United game

ESPN staff
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Kenny Dalglish will attend Liverpool's match against Manchester United on Sunday to show his support for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.

It will be his first visit to Anfield since his second spell as manager ended with his sacking in May.

Dalglish was Liverpool's boss at the time of the 1989 tragedy, in which 96 fans died, and he played a huge part in the club's response, attending dozens of funerals, while also continuing to be a vocal supporter of the campaign for truth and justice.

He also helped read out the names of the Liverpool fans who died when he attended the recent vigil at St George's Hall, that followed the publication of the Hillsborough Independent Panel's report into the disaster.

The match on Sunday will be the first at Anfield since the publication of the report, which cleared fans of any blame for the tragedy.

Representatives of the Hillsborough Family Support Group, Hillsborough Justice Campaign and Hope For Hillsborough, will be guests of honour.

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