Liverpool FC - Chelsea v Liverpool postponed

Liverpool FC – Chelsea v Liverpool postponed

The Reds would face the Blues at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, but the game will now not take place as planned.

A new date for the meeting will be announced on in due course.

Tickets remain valid for the new match date. Please note that supporters who have purchased tickets to the match against Chelsea will be contacted directly by the club with more information as they become available.

Premier League Statement

Premier League games will resume this weekend after a season break as a mark of respect following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Seven of the ten Premier League matches this weekend will be played, and three will be postponed due to events surrounding the Queen’s funeral.

In addition, the kick-off times for two Premier League matches will change.

Postponed games on Sunday 18 September are Chelsea FC’s game against Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge and Manchester United’s home game against Leeds United.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC’s game against Crystal Palace FC, to be played at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, also remains postponed.

This weekend’s race schedule is:

Friday September 16

  • Aston Villa FC v Southampton FC, kick-off 20:00 (Sky Sports)
  • Nottingham Forest FC v Fulham FC, 8pm kick-off

Saturday 17 September

  • Wolverhampton Wanderers FC v Manchester City FC, kick-off 12:30 (BT Sport)
  • Newcastle United FC v AFC Bournemouth, kick-off 15:00
  • Brighton & Hove Albion FC v Crystal Palace FC postponed
  • Tottenham Hotspur FC v Leicester City FC, kick-off 17:30 (Sky Sports)

Sunday 18 September

  • Brentford FC v Arsenal FC, kick-off at 12 noon (Sky Sports)
  • Manchester United FC v Leeds United FC, postponed
  • Everton FC v West Ham United FC, kick-off 14:15 (Sky Sports)
  • Chelsea FC v Liverpool FC, postponed

After extensive consultations with clubs, police, local security advisory groups and other relevant authorities, the only option was to postpone the three games.

The Premier League would like to thank the UK Football Policing Unit and other police forces across the country, as well as our broadcast partners, for their support during this process, and will continue to liaise with them over the weekend.

For the matches played during the period of national mourning, the Premier League stadiums pay tribute to the Queen.

New dates for the postponed matches will be announced in due course.

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