All Premier League matches this weekend have been postponed as a mark of respect for the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the English league announced this Friday.
“To honor her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, Premier League matches this weekend will be postponed, including Monday night's fixture,” the league said in a statement.
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In addition, he announced that the calendars of the next days that take place during the period of national mourning will be updated in due course.
The head of the Premier, Richard Masters, indicated that the clubs wish to “pay tribute to His Majesty's long and unwavering service to our country.
“As the longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy after a lifetime of dedication. It is a very sad moment not only for the nation, but for the millions of people around the world who admired her, and we join those who mourn his death,” he said.
This Saturday the matches Fulham-Chelsea, Bournemouth-Brighton, Leicester-Aston Villa, Liverpool-Wolverhampton, Southampton-Brentford and Manchester City-Tottenham were scheduled to take place; on Sunday the Arsenal-Everton, West Ham-Newcastle and Crystal Palace-Manchester United matches; and on Monday Leeds-Nottingham.
This decision comes after this Thursday the matches of the European competitions (Europa League and Conference League) will be played with British teams involved.
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As a mark of respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this weekend’s Premier League match round will be postponed.
— Premier League (@premierleague) September 9, 2022