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15 November 2015

Ahead of their home win over Crewe Alexandra, City played their part this Saturday in honouring the victims of the recent Paris terror attacks.

The whole of the Coral Windows Stadium fell silent ahead of kick off to show their respect to those affected by the tragic events in France, while City's French midfielder Christopher Routis laid a 'Tricolore' wreath in the centre circle at the same time.

Every Football League game across the country also held a minute's silence to pay their respects.

The world was stunned on Friday night when approximately 129 people were killed and 352 injured after gun and bomb attacks in the French capital.

Given the recent tragedy in Paris, England Under 20s' scheduled match this Saturday in France was postponed. The young Lions, with City loanee Reece Burke in their squad, instead returned back to England.

Saturday's game with France was due to be the second match-up between the two countries for England Under 20s. France won the first contest last Wednesday 4-3, with Burke acting as an unused substitute.

Burke is now expected to be available for City's Emirates FA Cup first round replay against Aldershot Town this Wednesday.

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