A moment’s silence for Phillip Hughes

The football community will pay its respects to Phillip Hughes with a moment’s silence before all A-League and W-League matches this weekend.

The death of the 25-year-old Australian cricketer has reverberated around the sporting world with members of the football family among those sharing their grief.

People at all eight matches will pause to reflect on Hughes’ life and the positive role sport plays in Australian society.

Clubs, fans and players have also joined people around the world in the moving #PutOutYourBats tribute.