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Steven Gerrard donates £96,000 to Hillsborough families group

Steven Gerrard has donated £96,000 to the Hillsborough Family Support Group ahead of Tuesday's Merseyside derby.

The group, along with the Hillsborough Justice Campaign, has been leading the fight to discover what happened at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final which led to 96 Liverpool fans losing their lives.

The Liverpool captain's 10-year-old cousin, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, died at Hillsborough.

Speaking to BBC Radio Merseyside, Gerrard said it was something he had "wanted to do for a while" but "wanted to get the timing right".

  • 28 Jan 2014
  • From the section UK
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