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Premier League official statement announces weekend tributes to the victims of Leicester City tragedy

5 months ago
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The Premier League have released an official statement on late Tuesday afternoon, with regard to the tragic events at Leicester City on Saturday.

The statement confirms that Leicester’s match at Cardiff will go ahead.

Tonight’s scheduled Foxes home match in the League Cup against Southampton having already been postponed.

The Premier League statement also revealed that as a mark of respect, all PL players will wear black armbands in their fixtures at the weekend.

There will also be a minute’s silence before each game.

Official Premier League Statement:

Match on Saturday continues as planned after club consultation following death of Leicester City owner.

Leicester City’s Premier League fixture at Cardiff City will go ahead as planned on Saturday 3 November.

The decision comes after consultation with the Leicester following the devastating events on Saturday evening when owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people lost their lives in the helicopter crash outside King Power Stadium.

As a mark of respect, players will wear black armbands at all Premier League fixtures this weekend.

Clubs will also pay tribute by holding a minute’s silence.

A number of clubs will also be marking Remembrance Day 2018 at these fixtures.

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