A minute's silence will be held before Man United's game tonight to pay tribute to Berkeley victims 7 years ago

A minute's silence will be held before Man United's game tonight to pay tribute to Berkeley victims

A minute's silence will be observed, tonight, ahead of Manchester United's game against the San Jose Earthquakes to honour the victims of the Berkeley balcony tragedy.

Six Irish students passed away last month when a balcony collapsed in the California city.

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Dublin students Eimear Walsh, Eoghan Culligan, Lorcán Miller, Nick Schuster and Olivia Burke, as well as Irish-American Ashley Donohoe lost their lives in the horrific incident.

Friends of the victims organised the tribute which will take place prior to Manchester United's International Champions Cup game at the Avaya Stadium.

One player expected to feature is Bastian Schweinsteiger, who paid his respects to the victims by replying to a message from the friends of Mr Schuster, a Bayern Munich fan who had this photo taken with the midfielder.

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Schweinsteiger wrote: "The news makes me very sad. I wish much strength for this difficult time you, the family and all relatives of Nick. I would like to express my condolences also all other sufferers of this accident."