English Football League matches to resume after Queen’s death | Football News

LONDON: The English Football League announced its teams would return to action on Tuesday after games were suspended following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Matches in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland were postponed over the weekend as a mark of respect for the late monarch.
The THE F manages the three divisions under the premier league — the championship, league one and league two.
“A minute’s silence will be observed before matches, with black armbands to be worn by participants, flags at half mast and the national anthem to be played in the stadiums,” the EFL said in a statement on Monday.

“With a National Policing Plan now in effect, the league and clubs will continue to work with the forces regarding any challenges that may arise regarding the policing of specific fixtures.”
The Premier League resumes on Friday, when Aston Villa hosts Southampton and Fulham travel to Nottingham Forest.
But it is not yet certain whether all Premier League or EFL matches will go ahead as planned this weekend due to pressure on police resources following the Queen’s state funeral, which will take place next Monday.
The sport’s governing bodies were meeting again with the government on Monday to discuss the scheduling of events.
Discussions with European football’s governing body UEFA are underway on European fixtures scheduled for this week involving British clubs in the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League.
“We will work with football clubs to try to ensure that, where possible, football matches can be played safely when balanced against the requirement to support domestic events and ‘ensure the police on a daily basis,’ said a statement from the national police chiefs. Advice.
“This is a unique situation and we are working closely with everyone involved.”

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