The weekend of 17-18 September will see the return of the league, as well as two matches on 16 September. The weekend of 17-18 September will see the return of the league, as well as two matches on 16 September. There will be two postponements of the games between Manchester United and Leeds United on 18 September.
Major British sports events were called off over the weekend of 9-11 September as a mark of respect for the Queen, who passed away on 8 September. The funeral of the Queen will take place on September 19th.
The weekend of 17-18 September will see the return of the league, as well as two matches on 16 September.
On the same day as the game between Villa and the Saints, the game between Forest and the Cottagers will also take place.
On 17 September, the Wolves play Manchester City, the Falcons play Bournemouth, and the Spurs play Leicester City. Due to industrial strike action on the British rail network, the clash between Crystal Palace and Brighton will not take place.
On 18 September, there are two games taking place, one at midday and the other later in the day.
Due to events surrounding the Queen’s funeral on the day of the games, the games between Manchester United and Leeds United will not take place on 18 September.
The three fixtures were postponed because of extensive consultation with clubs, police, local safety advisory groups and other relevant authorities.
The Premier League would like to express its gratitude to the UK Football Policing Unit, various national police forces, and our broadcast partners for their assistance during this process. The league will keep in touch with them in the lead-up to the weekend.
During the period of national mourning, the Queen will be remembered at the stadiums.
The new dates for the postponed matches will be announced soon.
Football will return in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland after the English Football League announced it would return to its playing schedule.
The British Horseracing Authority said no meetings will take place on the day of the funeral.