Manchester United have pledged to educate their supporters about the Hillsborough catastrophe after fans are heard taunting Liverpool supporters during their 4-0 defeat on Tuesday..
There was a unanimous display of support for United Cristiano Ronaldo in the seventh minute of the match, with both groups of fans paying tribute to his son, who died on Monday.
The healthy atmosphere did not continue, regrettably, because a section of United supporters can hear singing concerning the Hillsborough disaster in April 1989, in which ninety seven Liverpool fans died.
Manchester United stands in solidarity with Liverpool FC and its supporters in recalling the victims of the Hillsborough catastrophe, “the club said in a statement.
“Offensive chants about the tragedy are totally inacceptable, and we are going to work with our supporters ‘groups to educate fans on the issue,” he said.
United supporters ‘actions came only a couple of days after a group of Manchester City supporters chanted during a minute’s silence in the lead up to the FA Cup semi final at Wembley, held to mark the 33rd anniversary of the tragedy.Pep Guardiola quickly denounced the singing, along with a group of supporters have since written to the CEO, Ferran Soriano, to persuade him to support 2 initiatives related to the Hillsborough catastrophe.