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Sports: EPL postpones matches over Queen Elizabeth’s death

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The English Premier League has postponed all matches scheduled for this weekend following the demise of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, of England.

The officials of EPL confirmed it to newsmen on Friday, describing it “as a mark of respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive in a statement said: “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and unwavering service to our country.

“As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication.

“This is a tremendously sad time for not just the nation, but also for the millions of people around the world who admired her, and we join together with all those in mourning her passing.”

According to him, further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.

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