Premier League issues fixtures update
Manchester United's match at Crystal Palace, due to be played on Sunday, has been postponed as a mark of respect to the passing of Her Majesty The Queen.
The decision was taken on Friday, with the Premier League issuing the following statement:
“At a meeting this morning, 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.”
“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.”
The statement added: “Further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.”