In mark of respect following death of Queen Elizabeth II, all weekend football matches previously scheduled in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland have been postponed.
Postponed in England are : all Premier Leageu, English Football League, Women’s Super League, Women’s Championship, Women’s FA Cup National League, FA Trophy and all grassroots football matches.
In Scotland, the Scottish Professional Football League, Scottish Women’s Premier League and Scottish Highland and Lowland Football Leagues have been called off for now.
The English professional rugby uion Gallagher Premiership postponed its Friday season opening matches and the Welsh Rugby union suspended all matches in Wales for the weekend.
Incidentally, other sports fixtures including cricket, golf and horse raching will continue as per schedule.