Premier League postpones fixtures after Queen Elizabeth’s death | Football News

High English soccer division says the transfer is supposed to honour late monarch’s ‘extraordinary life and contribution to the nation’.

The English Premier League has introduced the postponement of its subsequent spherical of soccer matches following the passing of the UK’s Queen Elizabeth II.

“To honour her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League matches will probably be postponed, together with Monday night’s recreation,” the highest soccer division in England stated in a press release.

The Premier League added that it might present additional updates relating to upcoming fixtures in the course of the interval of mourning “in the end”.

Earlier, the British authorities had formally declared the beginning of a interval of nationwide mourning and revealed “national mourning guidance”.

It had stated, nonetheless, there was no obligation to cancel or postpone occasions and sporting fixtures or shut leisure venues throughout this time, including that it was on the discretion of particular person organisations.

London aspect Arsenal lead the Premier League with 15 factors, after the season’s first six matches.