Arsenal-PSV Europa League postponed
Limits on police resources and organizational problems following the national mourning of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II affected the party
The encounter Arsenal-PSV Eindhovencorresponding to the second day of the Europa Leaguewhich was to be played this Thursday, has been postponed, reported the UEFA it is a statement.
This decision was taken in view of “serious limitations in police resources and organizational problems related to events related to the national mourning for Her Majesty the Queen Isabella II,” the continental body said in a statement.
The UEFA However, it does not specify when the game will be played at the ‘Gunners’ stadium, which was scheduled to be played at 2:00 p.m. Mexico time on Thursday.
The Arsenal beat Zurich in the first away match (1-2) and the PSV tied at home with Bodo Glimt (1-1).
return of english football
English football, from the Second Division down, will return this Tuesday, after weekend games were suspended due to the death of the Queen Isabella II.
The English Football League (EFL), which includes the second to the fourth division, will return on Tuesday, as well as the National League or fifth division.
Before kick-off, a minute’s silence will be observed, flags will fly at half mast, the national anthem “God Save the King” will be played and players will wear black armbands.
It remains to be seen what decision the premier league regarding the dispute of the day next weekend. Supporters’ associations protested the day’s suspension, understanding it was “a missed opportunity to honor the Queen’s memory”, as other sports, such as rugby, continued on weekend.
the burial of Queen Isabella It will take place next Monday, September 19, at Westminster Abbey in central London.
This Thursday #UEL The game between Arsenal and PSV has been postponed. A new match date will be communicated in due course.
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