Premier League issues fixtures update

Friday 09 September 2022 11:55

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.”

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Richard Masters, Premier League chief executive, said: “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and unwavering service to our country. As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication.

“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.”