Queen Elizabeth II Death: Premier League, PGA Championship & other tournament suspended in England

English Football League stated that further information in respect of how football, clubs and their supporters will commemorate Her Majesty's reign, will be confirmed at an appropriate point.

Aakash SrivastavaAuthor

Updated - 10 September 2022 12:39 PM


The sudden demise of Queen Elizabeth II has left England in shock and sorrow. Following the passing away of the Queen, the sports fraternity expressed its condolences to the longest-serving monarch in the history of England and some noteworthy competitions were called off and rescheduled in order to pay respect to the Queen.

The Premier League, Champions League One, League Two, Women's Super League season and all non-League and grassroots fixtures were postponed with immediate effect on Thursday. All English and Scottish football games were too postponed this weekend following the Queen's death on Thursday. 

The Scottish FA also postponed the SPFL, SWPL, and Highland & Lowland Leagues, while the British Boxing Board of Control rescheduled Saturday's fight between Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshal for the undisputed middleweight world championship to October 15. However, the England and Wales Cricket Board has already confirmed that Men's third Test match between England and South Africa will resume at The Oval as three-day Test and the Women's T20I match between England and India will go ahead as per the schedule at the Riverside in Durham.

Apart from Test match, Golf's BMW PGA Championship will resume on Saturday morning following the immediate suspension of play on Thursday evening and complete cancellation of Friday's game. The event will now be 54-hole game intended to finish on Sunday as scheduled. Premier Rugby has confirmed that fixtures on Saturday and Sunday will take place as per the schedule with few minor changes like Friday's game between Bristol Bears and Bath Rugby has now been rescheduled for Saturday at 5.30 PM.

Meanwhile, Friday's other game between Sale Sharks vs Northampton Saints has been changed to 3 PM start on Sunday. The British Horse Racing Authority has confirmed that all British horse racing stands cancelled on Friday and Saturday with an additional day of racing at Doncaster will be scheduled for Sunday to make for the lost races of Friday. 

In its statement, English Football League stated that all EFL fixtures from 9-10 September will be rescheduled as a mark of respect by the National Sport to the passing of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. "Further information, in respect of how football, clubs and their supporters will commemorate Her Majesty's reign, will be confirmed at an appropriate point," added EFL.

Football fixtures that stand postponed this weekend follows:

Premier League

Fulham vs Chelsea
Bournemouth vs Brighton
Leicester vs Aston Villa
Liverpool vs Wolves
Southampton vs Brentford
Man City vs Tottenham
Arsenal vs Everton
West Ham vs Newcastle
Crystal Palace vs Man Utd
Leeds vs Nottm Forest


Burnley vs Norwich
Birmingham vs Swansea
Blackpool vs Middlesbrough
Bristol City vs Preston
Cardiff vs Hull
Coventry vs West Brom
QPR vs Huddersfield
Sheffield United vs Rotherham
Stoke vs Luton
Sunderland vs Millwall
Watford vs Reading
Wigan vs Blackburn

League One

Barnsley vs Portsmouth
Burton Albion vs Fleetwood
Charlton vs Exeter
Cheltenham vs Bolton
Ipswich vs Cambridge United
Lincoln vs Accrington
MK Dons vs Bristol Rovers
Morecambe vs Derby
Peterborough vs Forest Green
Plymouth vs Sheffield Wednesday
Shrewsbury vs Oxford
Wycombe vs Port Vale

League Two

Tranmere vs Stockport
Wimbledon vs Leyton Orient
Barrow vs Colchester
Crawley vs Gillingham
Grimsby vs Crewe
Harrogate vs Carlisle
Hartlepool vs Doncaster
Mansfield vs Bradford
Rochdale vs Salford
Stevenage vs Sutton
Swindon vs Newport
Walsall vs Northampton

Women's Super League

Tottenham vs Manchester United
Chelsea vs West Ham
Everton vs Leicester
Brighton vs Aston Villa
Reading vs Liverpool
Manchester City vs Arsenal

Women's Championship

Sunderland vs Sheffield United
Blackburn Rovers vs Lewes
Southampton vs Durham
Birmingham City vs Crystal Palace
Coventry United vs Charlton
London City Lionesses vs Bristol City

National League

Altrincham vs Wealdstone
Barnet vs Southend
Boreham Wood vs Oldham
Chesterfield vs Gateshead
Eastleigh vs Scunthorpe
FC Halifax Town vs Dorking Wanderers
Maidstone United vs Solihull Moors
Notts County vs Bromley
Torquay vs Aldershot
Woking vs Yeovil Town
Wrexham vs Maidenhead United
York City vs Dagenham and Redbridge

Scottish Premiership

Aberdeen vs Rangers
Celtic vs Livingston
Dundee United vs Hibernian
Kilmarnock vs St Johnstone
Ross County vs Motherwell
Herats vs St Mirren

Scottish Championship

Cove Rangers vs Dundee
Arbroath vs Raith Rovers
Ayr United vs Partick Thistle
Inverness vs Hamilton
Queen's Park vs Morton

Scottish League One

Clyde vs Dunfermline
Edinburgh City vs Peterhead
Falkirk vs Alloa
Kelty Hearts vs Queen Of The South
Montrose vs Airdrieonians

Scottish League Two

Bonnyrigg Rose vs Annan Athletic
East Fife vs Stenhousemuir
Elgin City vs Albion Rovers
Forfar Athletic vs Stirling Albion
Stranraer vs Dumbarton


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