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Three Premier League games postponed ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral



A sign with a picture of the queen is displayed in an office window, in London, Britain, September 12, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

Three Premier League matches scheduled for the upcoming weekend have been postponed ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, the Premier League announced on Monday.

Chelsea’s home game against Liverpool and Manchester United’s home game against Leeds United have been postponed, it said. Brighton & Hove Albion’s match against Crystal Palace on Saturday will also remain postponed, it added.


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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