English Premier League stops on Queen Elizabeth II's death



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English Premier League stops on Queen Elizabeth II's death

English Premier League has decided to postpone the matches of this weekend but without giving indications on the others foreseen in the 10 days of mourning for the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Here is the Premier League statement: "At a meeting this morning, Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

To honor her extraordinary life and her contribution to the nation, and out of respect, the This weekend's Premier League round will be postponed, including Monday night's match. Further updates on Premier League matches during the mourning period will be provided in due course."

UEFA decision on 5 cup matches next week is awaited. The Davis Cup will not be played in Glasgow if it coincides with her funeral. It has also been confirmed that a minute of silence will be observed before each match during the Davis Cup matches in Glasgow between 13 and 18 September.

It has also been made official that if Queen Elizabeth II's funeral takes place on the same day as one of the scheduled matches, the match will be postponed. HM King Charles III said: "William will succeed me as Duke of Cornwall and will assume the same responsibilities that I have carried on for more than five decades.

Today I am proud to make him Prince of Wales, a title that I have been privileged to carry for much of. of my life. With Katherine at her side, our new principles will help and bring vital help where it is needed. I also want to express my love for Harry and Meghan who will continue to lead their lives across the ocean.

My life will obviously change, I will take on new responsibilities it will not be possible to dedicate time and energy to the charities that I have always held in my heart, but I know that this important work will continue in the firm hands of other trusted people.

This is an important moment for my family as well, I count on the loving support of my wife Camilla who has become my queen consort. I know she will bring great devotion to this new role, the same devotion she has had for 17 years, the day we got married.

In a little over a week we will gather to give the final farewell to my beloved mother's rest. Let us try to draw strength from the light of her example. On behalf of the whole family I can only offer my most sincere and deepest thanks for your condolences and comfort.

They mean a lot more than I could ever put into words. To my dear mom, now you begin your last great journey and now you will join my dear dad. Thank you for your devotion your love."