Several football matches have been postponed this weekend following the death of Queen Elizabeth II last Thursday.


A full round of games across all levels of professional and amateur football was cancelled last weekend as a mark of respect for Her Majesty.

Since then, the Premier League, the English Football League and the FA have maintained a united stance by permitting games to be played this weekend, though not all are able to continue.

Due to multiple factors, including the intense pressures on police resources over the coming days, some matches have been postponed. brings you the latest updates on the status of Premier League matches this weekend.

Will Premier League matches be cancelled this weekend?

The Premier League, EFL and FA opted to cancel all fixtures last weekend despite other sports going ahead.

However, a fresh statement has been made by the Premier League this week: "All Premier League matches between Friday 16th and Sunday 18th September will provide an opportunity for the League, clubs and fans to come together to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation and world.

"Players and match officials will wear black armbands as a mark of respect and, together with managers, will gather at the centre circle before kick-off.

"Fans will be asked to join a minute’s silence, which will be followed by the National Anthem, God Save The King.

"Big screens and LED perimeter boards will display tribute images to Her Majesty and flags at the grounds will be flying at half-mast.

"When the clock turns to 70 minutes, fans will be invited to applaud The Queen’s 70-year reign."

Which Premier League fixtures have been postponed?

Below is the list of matches taking place this weekend, with those postponed having been crossed out.

Friday 16th September

Aston Villa v Southampton (8pm) Sky Sports Premier League / Main Event

Nottingham Forest v Fulham (8pm) Not on TV

Saturday 17th September

Wolves v Man City (12:30pm) BT Sport 1

Brighton v Crystal Palace (3pm) Postponed due to train strikes, prior to the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Newcastle v Bournemouth (3pm) Not on TV

Tottenham v Leicester (5:30pm) Sky Sports Premier League / Main Event

Sunday 18th September

Brentford v Arsenal (12pm) Sky Sports Premier League / Main Event

Man Utd v Leeds (2pm) Postponed

Everton v West Ham (2:15pm) Sky Sports Premier League / Main Event

Chelsea v Liverpool (4:30pm) Postponed


For the latest scheduling updates, visit our TV Guide.