Premier League official announcement – West Ham v Newcastle and 9 other games postponed
West Ham v Newcastle has been postponed.
An official Premier League announcement on Friday morning revealing the news.
West Ham v Newcastle and the other nine Premier League games scheduled this weekend all cancelled, due to the death of the Queen on Thursday.
Premier League official announcement – 9 September 2022:
‘At a meeting this morning, Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
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.
Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive, 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.”
Further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.’
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