The Premier League announced on Friday that it decided to postpone the fixtures of matchweek 7 of the tournament as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Premier League said in a statement that the decision has been taken to honor the extraordinary life of the queen.
“To honour her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League match round will be postponed, including Monday evening’s game,” the statement read.
On his part, Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive said that all clubs and the Premier League would like to pay tribute to the Queen.
“We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and unwavering service to our country,” he said.
“As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication.,” he added.