Prime 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 shall be postponed, together with Monday night’s sport,” the highest soccer division in England stated in a press release.
The Premier League added that it could present additional updates concerning upcoming fixtures through the interval of mourning “sooner or later”.
As a mark of respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this weekend’s Premier League match spherical shall be postponed.
— Premier League (@premierleague) September 9, 2022
Earlier, the British authorities had formally declared the beginning of a interval of nationwide mourning and printed “nationwide mourning steerage”.
It had stated, nonetheless, that 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 facet Arsenal leads the Premier League with 15 factors, after the season’s first six matches.