Queen Elizabeth II was 96 years old and died at Balmoral Castle, Scotland
The death of Queen Elizabeth II caused a strong impact in the world and the British sports environment was no exception, since it was immediately saddened by the news that has impacted the United Kingdom. Minutes after the official confirmation of the death of the monarch, various clubs and organizations expressed their pain on social networks.
Now, in the last few hours, the Premier League, the main football tournament in England, announced in a statement the suspension of Date 7 of the competition to pay tribute to Queen Isabell II. “To honor his extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a show of respect, this weekend’s round of Premier League matches will be postponed, including Monday night’s match,” the regulator warned. the First Division in England.
The Premier League statement:
At a meeting this morning, the Premier League clubs paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.
To honor her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a show of respect, this weekend’s round of Premier League matches will be postponed, including Monday night’s match.
Richard Masters, chief executive of the Premier League, said: “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Queens’s long and unwavering service to our country.
“As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and she leaves behind an incredible legacy after a lifetime of dedication.
“This is a tremendously sad moment not only for the nation but also for the millions of people around the world who admired her, and we join all those who mourn her passing.”
Further updates on Premier League matches during the duel period will be provided in due course.