Premier League clubs have come together to announce the postponement of this weekend’s league fixtures in respect of Queen Elizabeth II’s demise yesterday.
This decision was reached after a meeting with Premier League clubs at 11 am on the steps to take after Queen Elizabeth II died yesterday.
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.”
It was thereby revealed that further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.
Football fans across the world have also received the news in mixed reactions.