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Amazon get rid of 'offending' Hillsborough clothes from their online market

In a statement, Amazon said: All Marketplace sellers need to follow our selling guidelines and those who put on t will be subject to action consisting of prospective removal of their account. The products in question are not available.

Calls were made for the clothing and product to be eliminated after makers were implicated of trying to benefit from the catastrophe.

Walton MP Steve Rotheram, who was at Hillsborough on the day of the catastrophe, told The ECHO: I think after a 27 year long defend truth and justice that it is reprehensible for anyone to aim to commercialize a disaster in order to cash-in on individual’s grief.

I would hope that Amazon might talk to those shamelessly selling tacky items of clothing, to ask to willingly withdraw sales and contribute any earnings made to date to the households.

The products that had actually been on sale included hoodies, beer glasses, mugs, sweatpants, shorts, caps and t-shirts all displaying 96 and the logo design.

The Hillsborough catastrophe saw the tragic deaths of 96 Liverpool fans at the 1989 FA Cup semifinal match in Sheffield.

Last month, after hearing 2 years of evidence, a jury at the fresh inquests into the deaths of the 96 ruled that they had actually been unlawfully eliminated and that Liverpool fans themselves were not at fault for the disaster.

The products on Amazon are being offered by sellers CHMLilySunrise and AYLYHIN.

The ECHO has called the seller for comment.

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