Premier League, EFL, Scotland, WSL and Non-League: This weekend’s matches postponed | Football news

All English and Scottish football matches have been postponed this weekend following the Queen’s death on Thursday.

The Premier League, championship, First League and Second League all are postponed, as well as the beginning of the new one Women’s Super League season and all out of the league and ordinary people devices.

The Scottish FA also announced SPFL, SUPPLY and Highland & Lowland Leagues agreed to postpone professional football matches.

The British Boxing Board of Control also postponed Saturday’s fight between Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall for the undisputed world middleweight title. The fight will take place tentatively on October 15.

The postponements follow the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, with the country already in a state of national mourning.

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Sky Sports takes note of Queen Elizabeth II’s passion for sport, particularly horse racing.

What sports are still on this weekend?

Following the cancellation of cricket matches on Friday in deference to the announcement of her death, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that play would resume from Saturday, including international, domestic and recreational matches.

This means that men’s test match between England and South Africa at The Oval is a three-day Test and Women’s IT20 match between England and India will also continue at the Riverside in Durham.

Tributes were paid to the Queen on the third day of the third Test at The Oval, where there was a minute’s silence before the match, followed by the national anthems, with God Save The King and then a round of sustained cheers from the crowd. Players and coaches from both sides, as well as match officials, also wear black armbands during the Test.

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The Oval honors Queen Elizabeth II with a minute’s silence before the Test match against South Africa

Golf BMW PGA Championship resumed Saturday morning after the immediate suspension of play Thursday night and the complete cancellation of play all day Friday. The event will now be contested over 54 holes with the intention of finishing on Sunday as planned.

Play resumed at 6.40am on Saturday with a two-minute silence held at 9.50am when DP World Tour chief executive Keith Pelley joined staff, players and caddies on the putting green before the first tee at Wentworth.

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BMW PGA Championship players held a two-minute tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday

Premiership Rugby the confirmed matches on Saturday and Sunday will take place. Friday’s scheduled game between Bristol Bears and Bath Rugby will instead take place on Saturday at 5.30pm, while Friday’s other game between Sale Sharks and Northampton Saints has been moved to 3pm on Sunday.

Saturday Super League the match between Huddersfield and Salford will be played following confirmation that Friday night’s game between the Catalans and Leeds will also go ahead as planned.

The British Horse Racing Authority has confirmed that all British horse racing has been canceled on Friday and Saturday. An extra day of racing at Doncaster will be scheduled for Sunday to ensure the Cazoo St Leger and other important races lost as a result of the cancellation can take place.

Football pauses to honor Queen’s ‘incredible legacy’

In a statement, Premier League said: “At a meeting this morning Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

“To honor her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League round-robin matches will be postponed, including Monday night’s game.”

Richard Masters, chief executive of the Premier League, said: “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and steadfast service to our country.

“As our longest-reigning monarch, she is an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy after a lifetime of dedication.

“This is an extremely sad moment not only for the nation but for the millions of people around the world who admired her and we join everyone in mourning her passing.”

“Further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the mourning period will be provided in due course.”

In his statement, EFL said: “Further to discussions on Friday morning, it has been decided that all EFL matches from September 9-10 will be postponed as a mark of respect from the National Sport for the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

“This is in line with the approach the Premier League and FA will take with their competitions this weekend. Further information regarding how football, clubs and their supporters will mark Her Majesty’s reign will be confirmed in due course.

“Details regarding the rearranged games will be announced in due course.”

The EFL is due to restart on Tuesday

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Geraint Hughes gives an update on next week’s EFL schedule.

As it stands, the EFL program is due to start again on Tuesday 13 September.

There may be resource issues, particularly with regards to policing, associated with some matches which will need to be discussed and/or resolved on a match-by-match basis over the coming period.

Consideration of the circumstances of individual matches will be done on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with normal protocols.

Football games are postponed this weekend

Premier League

Fulham vs Chelsea

Bournemouth v Brighton

Leicester v Aston Villa

Liverpool v Wolves

Southampton v Brentford

Man City vs Tottenham

Arsenal vs Everton

West Ham vs Newcastle

Crystal Palace vs Man Utd

Leeds v Notham Forest


Burnley v Norwich

Birmingham v Swansea

Blackpool v Middlesbrough

Bristol City v Preston

Cardiff v Hull

Coventry v West Bromwich Albion

QPR v Huddersfield

Sheffield United v Rotherham

Stoke v Luton

Sunderland v Millwall

Watford v Reading

Wigan v Blackburn

First League

Barnsley v Portsmouth

Burton Albion v Fleetwood

Charlton v Exeter

Cheltenham v Bolton

Ipswich v Cambridge United

Lincoln v Accrington

MK Dons v Bristol Rovers

Morecambe v Darby

Peterborough v Forest Green

Plymouth v Sheffield Wednesday

Shrewsbury v Oxford

Wycombe v Port Vale

Second League

Tranmere v Stockport

Wimbledon v Leyton Orient

Barrow v Colchester

Crawley v Gillingham

Grimsby v Crewe

Harrogate v Carlisle

Hartlepool v Doncaster

Mansfield v Bradford

Rochdale v Salford

Stevenage v Sutton

Swindon v Newport

Walsall v Northampton

Women’s Super League

Tottenham vs Manchester United

Chelsea vs West Ham

Everton vs Leicester

Brighton vs Aston Villa

Reading v Liverpool

Manchester City vs Arsenal

Women’s Championship

Sunderland v Sheffield United

Blackburn Rovers v Lewes

Southampton v Durham

Birmingham City vs Crystal Palace

Coventry United v Charlton

London City Lionesses v Bristol City

National League

Altrincham v Wealdstone

Barnet v Southend

Boreham Wood v Oldham

Chesterfield v Gateshead

Eastleigh v Scunthorpe

FC Halifax Town v Dorking Wanderers

Maidstone United v Solihull Moors

Notts County v Bromley

Torquay v Aldershot

Woking v Yeovil Town

Wrexham v Maidenhead United

York City v Dagenham and Redbridge

Scottish Premiership

Aberdeen v Rangers

Celtic v Livingstone

Dundee United v Hibernian

Kilmarnock v St Johnstone

Ross County v Motherwell

Herats v St Mirren

Scottish Championship

Cove Rangers v Dundee

Arbroath v Raith Rovers

Ayr United v Partick Thistle

Inverness v Hamilton

Queens Park v Morton

Scottish League One

Clyde v Dunfermline

Edinburgh City v Peterhead

Falkirk v Alloa

Kelty Hearts v Queen of the South

Montrose v Airdrieonians

Scottish League Two

Bonnyrigg Rose v Annan Athletic

East Fife v Stenhousemuir

Elgin City v Albion Rovers

Forfar Athletic v Stirling Albion

Stranraer v Dumbarton

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