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Premier League to pay tribute to queen in reduced schedule

Queen Elizabeth II will be honoured at Premier League matches this weekend

LONDON: Premier League players and fans have the chance to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II this weekend, but the upcoming state funeral for Britain’s longest serving monarch on Monday has seen three matches postponed.

Demands on police to handle the huge crowds descending on London to pay their respects as the Queen lies in state have seen Liverpool’s trip to Chelsea and Manchester United’s clash against Leeds called off.

Brighton’s meeting with Crystal Palace had previously been postponed due to a rail strike affecting supporters and will not go ahead despite the industrial action being called off.

The football authorities were met with criticism…

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