Reports: Premier League and other sports fixtures to be postponed after Queen Elizabeth’s demise

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Reports: Premier League and other sports fixtures to be postponed after Queen Elizabeth’s demise

Sports fixtures including the Premier League will be postponed after the monarch of Great Britain Queen Elizabeth passed away on Thursday, according to multiple reports.

“Consideration in respect of EFL fixtures will be discussed with the Government and the wider sport sector during the period ahead and an appropriate announcement will be made at the earliest opportunity,” English Football League said in a statement.

The official guidelines to be followed will be confirmed Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The standard mourning protocol of says, “The decision as to whether sporting fixtures continue to go ahead is at the discretion of organisers. Organisers may wish to consider using black armbands and observing a silence before matches are played.”

The nation goes into a 12-day mourning period after the passing away of the Queen, according to the ‘London Bridge Falls’ protocol.

Some of the events that have been cancelled so far are BMW PGA Championship, the Premiership Rugby Cup and the 2nd day of the England vs South Africa test match.

READ: Queen Elizabeth II dies: Man United’s Europa league match to go ahead; club to maintain a minute’s silence

However, today, Manchester United and Arsenal have decided to go ahead with their Europa League fixtures. The teams wore black armbands and observed a minute’s silence.

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