The upcoming weekend matches of the Premier league will allegedly be postponed after the announcement of Queen Elizabeth II death. The UK’s longest serving queen passed away at Balmoral at the age of 96. After the queen’s demise the nationwide will start the 10 days of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II and it was also announced this weakened football matches will be postponed and will be reschedule after 10 days.
Today, English Football League has already declared that this weakened matches between Burnley vs Norwich and Tranmere vs Stockport have been rescheduled.
As for Premier League football various big London based clubs like Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspurs matches also have been cancelled after announcement of Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s demise on Thursday after the DCMS meeting held in this morning.
The Premier League is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II. Our thoughts and condolences are with The Royal Family and everyone around the world mourning the loss of Her Majesty. pic.twitter.com/UlaLXEOdke
— Premier League (@premierleague) September 8, 2022
Meanwhile, Arsenal were headed to Switzerland for the opening Europa league group match and Chelsea announced the club’s new manager, Graham Potter. At the same time, it was declared by the Royal Family at just past 6 PM on Thursday, September 8, 2022 that Queen Elizabeth II’s is no more at the age of 96.
Late Queen Elizabeth II served as reigning Queen for 70 years and in that time she made a beautiful relationship with the British public. After the death of Queen Elizabeth II her son, King Charles III will reign as the new King is upon everybody.
Many premier league players have paid their respects upon the demise of Queen on their social media handles. Another big indication is how will sporting events will come across the whole UK.
In yesterday’s Europa League fixtures, Premier league clubs like Manchester United and West Ham United went ahead to play while all the players wearing the black armbands and perceive a minute’s silence as a sign of respect for the Queen Elizabeth II.
Meanwhile, EFL matches on Friday to be played will be cancelled as the EFL released the statement:
“Today, the EFL was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty, The Queen Elizabeth II.
“Over a 70-year reign, Her Majesty proudly served the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth with distinction. The Queen had a keen interest in sport, including football. Her Majesty attended numerous FA Cup Finals throughout her reign and was an advocate for our national sport through her many years of service.
“The Monarch was at Wembley Stadium in 1966 for perhaps our national game’s most famous moment to present captain Bobby Moore with the Jules Rimet Trophy after England beat West Germany to win the World Cup.
“On behalf of the League and its Clubs, we join the rest of the nation and people across the world in mourning the passing of our Queen, Elizabeth II. The thoughts of everybody at the EFL and our Clubs are with the Royal Family at this sad time for our country.”
“Consideration in respect of EFL fixtures will be discussed with the Government and the wider sport sector during the period ahead, and an appropriate announcement will be made at the earliest opportunity.”
At 9’0clock AM, Meeting was schedule between the PL, EFL and FAWSL with the Digital Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) officials to discuss the weekend matches to cancelled and most likely to see all of the PL and EFL domestic matches to be postponed as a sign of respect for Queen Elizabeth II.
Not only Football events but the ongoing BMW PGA Championship is also been suspended after the Queen’s death and the remaining matches will take place after the meeting.
England Cricket Board also declared that the 3rd Test match between England and South Africa which was scheduled has been called off until further notice.
In the boxing events, the bout between Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall now will be played behind the closed door and without fans attending the event. For the Horse racing event. all the matches of Thursday’s and Friday’s matches have been cancelled and official statement will be announced later today.