Outdated Trafford will play host to Manchester United’s Europa League recreation in opposition to Actual Sociedad (Image: Getty)
Sport joined the nation in mourning after the death of the long-serving monarch was announced by Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
Elizabeth II, 96, was the nation’s longest-reigning monarch, serving as head of state for greater than 70 years.
The Prince of Wales is now King, having acceded to the throne instantly on the demise of his mom.
Confirming tonight’s fixture would happen, in the meantime, United stated in an announcement: ‘Following path from the FA and UEFA, tonight’s UEFA Europa League fixture in opposition to Actual Sociedad will happen as deliberate at Outdated Trafford.
‘A minute’s silence might be held earlier than kick-off which can enable the groups, match officers and everybody in attendance to pay their respects to Her Majesty, The Queen.
‘Each groups will put on black armbands and the flags at Outdated Trafford will fly at half-mast as an indication of our utmost respect.’
Queen Elizabeth II lifeless: Key particulars
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died after 70 years on the throne, together with her demise introduced by Buckingham Palace on September 8, 2022.
She died on the age of 96 surrounded by her household at her residence in Balmoral, together with her son and inheritor to the throne Charles, the Prince of Wales, and her grandsons, the Duke Of Cambridge, Prince William and the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry.
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Manchester United’s gamers will put on black armbands in opposition to Actual Sociedad (Image: Getty)
In the meantime, in Arsenal’s Europa League recreation at FC Zurich, each units of gamers emerged for the second half and gathered across the centre circle for a minute’s silence.
West Ham may even play FCSB of their scheduled Europa Convention League match, with gamers sporting armbands and a minute’s silence to be held earlier than kick-off.
The Premier League stated it was ‘deeply saddened’ by the Queen’s demise.
‘Our ideas and condolences are with The Royal Household and everybody around the globe mourning the lack of Her Majesty,’ the league stated.
Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix will go forward as scheduled with a minute’s silence deliberate earlier than observe on Friday and one other anticipated earlier than the Method One race.
The Rugby Soccer Union posted its personal tribute which learn: ‘On behalf of the rugby union neighborhood in England, all on the Rugby Soccer Union are very saddened to listen to of the demise of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II and provide our condolences to the entire Royal Household presently.’
Friday’s play between England and South Africa Males at The Oval, together with all scheduled matches within the Rachel Heyhoe Flint Trophy, won’t happen . For fixtures past Friday, updates might be supplied sooner or later.
The US Open tennis can pay tribute to the Queen with a second of silence and a photograph montage forward of the primary girls’s semi-final on Thursday night.
The Queen was patron of the All England Membership till 2017 however solely visited Wimbledon 4 instances, most just lately in 2010, when she watched a match between Andy Murray and Jarkko Nieminen from the Royal Field.
She famously introduced Virginia Wade with the ladies’s singles trophy to mark her Silver Jubilee in 1977.
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