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A Facebook page which allegedly mocked the Hillsborough football tragedy is being investigated by police.

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A minute's silence to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster will be held before both this weekend's FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.

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The Professional Footballers' Association does not believe any of Preston's players deliberately intended to undermine their team when leaking information to Sheffield Wednesday ahead of Saturday's npower League One clash.

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