Liverpool team pay tribute to 97th Hillsborough victim who died this week

Club observes 97-second silence for Andrew Devine, who was ruled a victim of disaster after brain injuries proved fatal

The players and staff of Liverpool football club have observed 97 seconds of silence at their training base in Austria as a tribute to Andrew Devine, 55, who died this week due to the severe brain damage he sustained in the crush at Hillsborough in 1989.

Andre Rebello, the senior coroner of Liverpool, ruled that Devine died directly due to those brain injuries “which were to prove fatal 32 years later”, and that he is legally the 97th victim of the disaster.

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