Premier League, EFL fixtures postponed in mark of respect to Queen Elizabeth II

London [UK]: The Premier League and the English Football League (EFL) have delayed their next round of fixtures as a mark of regard complying with the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the Premier League announced on Friday.
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving emperor of the UK, died quietly at her home in Scotland on Thursday aged 96. “As a mark of regard to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this weekend break’s Premier League match round will be held off,” the Premier Organization said in a declaration.
” We and also our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s lengthy and also unwavering service to our country. As our longest-serving emperor, she has actually been an inspiration and also leaves an incredible legacy following a life of dedication. This is a tremendously sad time for not just the country, yet also for the countless people around the globe who admired her, and we collaborate with all those in mourning her passing away,” Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive, stated in an official statement of Premier League.
” At a conference today, Premier Organization clubs paid tribute to Her Grandeur Queen Elizabeth II. To honour her remarkable life and also contribution to the nation, and as a mark of regard, this weekend break’s Premier Organization match round will be delayed, consisting of Monday evening’s game.”
The EFL claimed in a declaration that all its components from September 9-10 will be held off.
“This is aligned with the strategy that the Premier Organization and also the FA will certainly take with their competitions this weekend,” the EFL claimed.
Further updates regarding Premier Organization fixtures during the duration of grieving will be provided in due course.

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