The Premier League has decided to postpone matches for match week 7. The decision comes as a mark of respect after the death of the Queen of England yesterday.
The decision was made this morning after the Premier League hosted a meeting by CEO Richard Masters. The clubs decided it would be best to cancel all matches this weekend, and a decision will be made on next weekend’s matches.
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The Premier League released a statement at 11.31am on the situation regarding the postponement of all Premier League matches taking place this weekend.
To read the statement,
At a meeting this morning, Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In order to honor her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League round of matches, including those from Monday night. game.”
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“We and our clubs wish 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 an incredible legacy after a lifetime of dedication.”
A decision will be made about next weekend’s games in due course. Midweek Champions League matches will continue as scheduled unless something changes in the meantime, but from now on UEFA will continue to schedule matches.