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The English Football League will resume on Tuesday following the death of Queen Elizabeth news

The EFL program is scheduled to resume on Tuesday, September 13th following the Queen’s death.

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey on Monday, September 19th at 11am. When and how EFL football resumes will depend on resources around this date.

The National League has confirmed that games will play as scheduled starting Monday, with a minute’s silence observed at all games before funerals and players wearing black armbands.

Resourcing issues, especially policing issues, are related to several fixtures that need to be discussed and resolved on a fixture by fixture basis over the coming period.

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

The National Police Commissioners’ Council said in a statement that UK police were working closely with other organizations to ensure that national police operations were launched and events were held “safely and with adequate security”. .

The NPCC added: “Following the decision of the Premier League and the English Football League to cancel this weekend’s matches, we are working with football clubs to ensure that, where possible, support requirements and balances are met. If so, we will try to keep soccer games safe, hold national events and conduct daily police work.

“This is a unique situation and we are working closely with everyone involved.”

When will football resume at all levels?

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Sky Sports News Senior Reporter Geraint Hughes mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II and explains when football will return.

Sky Sports News senior reporter Geraint Hughes said:

“We are looking at next week as a valid possibility. Domestically, the EFL is expected to resume on Tuesday and Wednesday. We have a full program on Tuesday and Wednesday, so next week will be a big week. right.

“Because this will be a state funeral, it will be a major national and international event, so it will require a lot of resources, and many of those resources may be needed for sporting events.

“In this case, the Queen’s funeral is a very high priority. When it comes to UEFA, many of next week’s matches will involve English clubs with the Champions League on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the Europa League and European Conference League on Thursdays. increase.

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Former West Ham captain Mark Noble pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

“As things stand, UEFA understands that these games will be played. Because there is little room for the fixture list to win much..

“Funeral dates could bring a kickback to football schedules.”

Manchester United’s European tie takes the lead

Manchester United have confirmed that their UEFA Europa League match against FC Sheriff will go ahead as scheduled next week in Moldova.

“Following consultations with the relevant governing bodies and in line with guidance issued by the UK government, we can confirm that the UEFA Europa League match against FC Sheriff will take place in Moldova as scheduled on Thursday evening.

“For fans traveling to support their teams in Chisinau, the match arrangements will remain the same.”

Sky Sports News understands that discussions are underway between UEFA and all British teams in the Champions League, Europa League and European Conference League and that all matches are scheduled to take place.

Rangers delayed by 24 hours

Rangers’ Champions League group stage home game against Napoli was postponed by 24 hours on Wednesday following talks between Police Scotland, the Glasgow club and UEFA.

The European Football Federation has announced that the match at Ibrox Stadium, originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been rescheduled for Wednesday 14 September at 8pm.

UEFA said in a statement: “This is due to severe restrictions on police resources and organizational issues related to the ongoing events surrounding the mourning of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

Upcoming Midweek Matches

champions league

Tuesday, September 13th

  • liverpool vs ajax
  • sporting lisbon vs tottenham

Wednesday, September 13th

  • chelsea vs red bull salzburg
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Celtic
  • manchester city vs borussia dortmund
  • Rangers vs Napoli

european league

Thursday, September 15th

  • Arsenal vs PSV
  • Sheriff Tiraspol vs Manchester United

european conference league

Thursday, September 15th

  • FK RFS vs Hearts
  • silkeborg vs west ham

skybet championship

Tuesday, September 13th

  • Blackburn Rovers vs Watford
  • Huddersfield vs Wigan
  • Hull vs Stoke
  • Middlesbrough vs Cardiff
  • Swansea v Sheffield United
  • Preston vs Burnley

Wednesday, September 13th

  • Luton vs Coventry
  • Millwall vs QPR
  • Norwich vs Bristol City
  • Rotherham vs Blackpool
  • Reading vs Sunderland
  • West Brom vs Birmingham

skybet league one

Tuesday, September 13th

  • Barnsley vs Port Vale
  • Burton vs Portsmouth
  • Charlton vs Forest Green
  • Cheltenham vs Cambridge
  • Ipswich vs Bristol Rovers
  • lincoln vs derby
  • MK Dons vs Bolton
  • Morecambe vs Sheffield Wednesday
  • peterborough vs fleetwood
  • Plymouth vs Oxford
  • Shrewsbury vs Exeter
  • Wycombe vs Accrington

Skybet League 2

Tuesday, September 13th

  • AFC Wimbledon vs Northampton
  • Burrow vs Doncaster
  • Crawley vs Stockport
  • Grimsby vs Gillingham
  • Harrogate vs Salford
  • Hartlepool vs Crew
  • Mansfield vs Carlisle
  • Rochdale vs Leyton Orient
  • Stevenage vs Newport
  • Swindon vs Sutton
  • Tranmere vs Bradford
  • Walsall vs Colchester