EFL postpones Friday games after passing of Queen Elizabeth II
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EFL postpones Friday games after passing of Queen Elizabeth II


The English Football League has confirmed its scheduled games on Friday have been postponed following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

Buckingham Palace confirmed on Thursday the long-serving monarch had passed away in Balmoral.

Burnley were due to host Norwich in the Championship on Friday night, with Tranmere also facing Stockport in League Two.

A statement from the EFL reads: “As a mark of respect, following the passing of Her Majesty, The Queen Elizabeth II earlier today, the EFL has confirmed that its fixtures scheduled for tomorrow evening (Friday 9 September) – Burnley v Norwich City and Tranmere Rovers v Stockport County – have been postponed.

“A determination regarding the remainder of this weekend’s scheduled fixtures will be made following a review of the official mourning guidance, in addition to further consultation with DCMS and other sports on Friday morning.”



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