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Death of Queen Elizabeth II: Scheduled sports postponed and changed Football News

The Premier League and the EFL have announced that all matches in the top four tiers of English football will be postponed to this weekend due to scheduled sporting changes following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. ..


The entire weekend’s Premier League and EFL schedules will be postponed after the Queen’s death on Thursday, it was confirmed Friday morning. The FA confirmed that

Scotland’s FA, SPFL, SWPL, Highland & Lowland Leagues have agreed to postpone all professional football matches to this weekend in honor of Queen Elizabeth II. The Irish FA has also announced that all football in Northern Ireland scheduled for this weekend will not be played.

EFL to resume on Tuesday

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Geraint Hughes provides an update on next week’s EFL schedule

Currently, the EFL program is scheduled to resume on Tuesday, September 13th.

There may be resource issues associated with some fixtures, especially regarding policing, which will need to be discussed and/or resolved on a fixture by fixture basis over the coming period.

Individual fixture situations will be considered on a case-by-case basis in line with normal protocol.

Midweek football was played

UEFA has decided to go ahead with Thursday night’s match, which will feature Manchester United and West Ham United. The staff wore black armbands.

However, no England side held a press conference after the match.

Manchester United have since confirmed that their Europa League match against FC Sheriff will take place in Moldova on Thursday 15 September as scheduled.

sky sports news We understand that discussions are ongoing between UEFA and all British teams in the Champions League, Europa League and Conference League and that all matches are scheduled to take place.

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Sky Sports looks back at Queen Elizabeth II’s passion for sports, especially horse racing.


After Friday’s cricket matches were canceled in honor of the announcement of the Queen’s passing, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed that play will resume on Saturday, including international, domestic and recreational matches. did.

This means the England v South Africa men’s test match at The Oval will be a three-day test, with Saturday’s play officially set to take place after the ECB considers whether South Africa can extend the match to Tuesday. It was the third day of the third test. The deal meant this was ultimately not an option.

The Queen was honored before the game at The Oval on Saturday, followed by a minute’s silence and the singing of the national anthem, followed by applause from the crowd. Players and coaches on both sides, as well as match officials, wear black armbands during testing.

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England cricket captain Ben Stokes says the Queen inspired him and his team

The women’s T20 international match between England and India will also take place at Durham’s Riverside, as will the men’s U19 match between England and Sri Lanka. All recreational cricket matches will also take place as scheduled.

Both games will be preceded by the national anthem followed by a minute’s silence. All players and coaches wear black armbands. The branded inventory is replaced with a message that the cricketer pays homage to the Queen.


Following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the British Boxing Control Board has decided to postpone all British boxing this weekend, including Saturday’s event Boxer: The Legacy – Claressa Shields vs. Savannah Marshall.

In a statement, the BBBofC said: “Our deepest condolences to King Charles III and the Royal Family during this extremely gloomy time.

“We are working with all parties to tentatively reschedule for Saturday 15th October at The O2 in London.”


Golf’s BMW PGA Championship resumed Saturday morning following the immediate suspension of Thursday night’s play and the complete cancellation of Friday’s all-day play. The event is currently scheduled to finish on Sunday as scheduled and will be contested over 54 holes.

Play resumed at 6.40am on Saturday with a two-minute silence at 9.50am with DP World Tour Chief Executive Keith Perry on staff on the putting green in front of the first tee at Wentworth. Player, joined the caddy.

King Charles III’s proclamation was also broadcast on the television screens of the Championship Village.

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The BMW PGA Championship players paid a two-minute tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday.

horse racing

All racing is suspended on Friday and Saturday, with scheduled fixtures and race events resuming on Sunday.

An extra day for the race at Doncaster is also scheduled for Sunday, ensuring that the St Leger and other important races lost as a result of the postponement will be played.

However, a match scheduled for Sunday at Musselburgh Racecourse in Scotland has been canceled out of respect for the fact that the Queen’s body is laid to rest in Edinburgh.

The British Racing Authority described Queen Elizabeth as “one of the greatest and most influential supporters in the history of horse racing”.

rugby union

Following consultations with the RFU, DCMS and PRL Board, Premiership Rugby has confirmed that two games scheduled for Friday will be postponed. Bristol Bears vs Bath Rugby will take place on Saturday at 5:30pm, with Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints rescheduled to Sunday at 3pm.

Other matches scheduled for Saturday and Sunday will go ahead as scheduled and Premiership clubs will join supporters in honoring the life and service of the Queen. players and coaches are required to wear black armbands.

The Welsh Rugby Union has canceled all senior rugby matches in Wales this weekend out of respect.

The Scottish Rugby Union has also announced this weekend that all domestic competitive matches under its jurisdiction have been cancelled.

rugby league

Saturday’s Super League Eliminator between the Huddersfield Giants and Salford Red Devils went ahead as scheduled at 1pm.

The Superleague has already announced that the first elimination play-off in Perpignan on Friday will go ahead as planned, with a minute’s silence before kick-off and Catalan Dragons and Leeds Rhinos players wearing black armbands. was wearing

“During a period of national mourning, we pay our respects to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” Super League said in a statement.

Friday’s championship game between the Sheffield Eagles and the Dewsbury Rams has been postponed.


The US Open tennis tournament paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II with a moment of silence and photomontage ahead of Thursday night’s first women’s semifinal.

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US Open and NFL pause in silence in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

The LTA has confirmed that the Davis Cup Finals Group Stage in Glasgow will take place from September 13-18.

A minute’s silence is observed at the start of each day’s matches, the national anthem is played, and the British team wears black armbands or ribbons before their matches against the United States, Kazakhstan and the Netherlands.


The Italian Grand Prix takes place this weekend. “Formula 1 extends its deepest condolences to the royal family and the people of Great Britain and the Commonwealth of Nations,” said Stefano Domenicali, president and CEO of F1.

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Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto pays tribute to the Queen


The remainder of this week’s Tour of Britain has been canceled, with Stage 6 in Gloucestershire on Friday, Stage 7 on Saturday in Dorset and Stage 9 on Sunday in the Isle of Wight no longer taking place.


It has been confirmed that the Great North Run will go on as scheduled on Sunday. The event, which is estimated to raise £25 million in charitable contributions, will serve as “a fitting tribute to the Queen,” read a statement released by The Great Run Company.

The Great North 5K and UK Athletics 5K Road Championships scheduled for Friday have been canceled, and the Junior and Mini Great North Runs have also been postponed.