Seven days of national mourning are underway in the United Kingdom following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. The death of the queen has also affected the country’s sports arena. All English Premier League games this week have been suspended out of respect for the Queen. News of Euro Sports.
The Premier League clubs held an emergency meeting on Friday (September 9) morning. It was there that the decision was taken to suspend all the games of this Gameweek.
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters mourned Queen’s death in a statement, saying, “We and our clubs pay tribute to Queen for her long service to the country. It is a very sad time not only for the country but for his connoisseurs all over the world. My condolences to those mourning his death.
In a statement, the league said that decisions on other Premier League matches will be made at a later date during the period of national mourning in the UK.
Queen’s death has already canceled the first two days of England’s third Test against South Africa.