England managers Gareth Southgate and Sarina Wiegman (Picture: Getty)
England soccer managers Gareth Southgate and Sarina Wiegman have paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II following Her Majesty’s passing.
The UK’s longest reigning monarch died on Thursday on the age of 96.
‘My ideas in the present day are with His Majesty King Charles III, the FA President HRH The Duke of Cambridge and the Royal Family,’ Southgate stated.
‘In remembering and celebrating the lifetime of Her Majesty The Queen, we’re additionally acknowledging her outstanding management and lifelong of dignified service.
‘She confirmed the world what it’s to be British. Her values, her dignity, her resilience have been an exemplar to us all and she or he has offered us with stability and reassurance in the very best and in addition most tough of occasions.
‘I used to be proud to have her as our patron and to sing God Save The Queen earlier than each match.
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died after 70 years on the throne, along with her dying introduced by Buckingham Palace on September 8, 2022.
She died on the age of 96 at her dwelling in Balmoral, along with her son, the now King Charles, and daughter Princess Anne by her facet.
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Friday: Charles provides first deal with to the nation
Saturday: Charles formally proclaimed King
Sunday: Queen’s coffin moved Holyroodhouse
Monday: Queen lies in state in Edinburgh
Tuesday: Queen’s coffin moved to London
Wednesday: Official procession of the coffin
Via to Saturday: Queen lies in state
Sunday: Funeral preparations
Monday: State funeral takes place
‘The workforce could have the prospect to pay our respects at our fixture with Germany later this month. An event that may, in fact, call to mind the World Cup closing in 1966 and the second when Her Majesty handed the Jules Rimet trophy to Bobby Moore.
‘As Wembley and the nation falls silent, I’ll consider that and her 70 years of impeccable responsibility.’
The FA have already confirmed that additional tributes will likely be paid on the Nations League conflict with Germany on twenty sixth September, together with a interval of silence earlier than kick-off and the carrying of black armbands.
Queen Elizabeth II presenting the World Cup trophy to captain Bobby Moore in 1966 after England beat Germany at Wembley, (Picture: AFP)
Southgate will likely be aiming to steer England to World Cup glory later this yr and observe within the footsteps of Wiegman’s lionesses who received Euro 2022 on dwelling soil throughout the summer season.
‘I simply needed to hitch the numerous thousands and thousands of individuals internationally to have fun her life and mourn her passing,’ Wiegman added.
‘My homeland has at all times had a substantial amount of respect, admiration and love for her and I do know that could be a feeling not distinctive to the Netherlands however throughout the whole world.
‘Creating my reference to England strengthened my bond to Her Majesty. I might really feel the love the general public felt for her, a mom determine for individuals to hunt stability and peace from in unsure occasions.
‘The nationwide anthem sung with such respect by my gamers and workers, served as a reminder of what she meant to the nation. The phrases, “ship her victorious”, a line written on our shirts however was additionally in our hearts.
‘This summer season she took the time to write down to me and my gamers congratulating us for our success. In that letter she known as us an, “inspiration for women and girls”.
‘It’s you, your Majesty, who was the inspiration along with your unrelenting work ethic, management, dignity and kindness.
‘My ideas are with the Royal Household and the entire of the UK as they arrive to phrases with this tragic information.’
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