After the passing of the Queen on Thursday, all football matches in England and Scotland have been postponed for the weekend and Monday evening.
Matches in the Premier League, Championship, League One, League Two, the inaugural season of the Women’s Super League, and all lower league and grassroots competitions have been postponed.
The Premier League said in a statement, “At a meeting this morning were Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
“To honour her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League match round will be postponed, including Monday evening’s game.” stated in the statement.
The Chief Executive of the EPL said;
“We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and unwavering service to our country.
“As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication.
“This is a tremendously sad time for not just the nation but also for the millions of people around the world who admired her, and we join together with all those in mourning her passing.”
“Further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.” he added.