Chelsea v Liverpool and Manchester United v Leeds off as more games fall

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  • Arsenal’s tie at home to PSV on Thursday postponed earlier
  • Premier League says seven weekend games will be played

Two of the weekend’s biggest Premier League’s matches have been called off because of policing issues related to the Queen’s funeral. Manchester United’s home game against Leeds and Liverpool’s visit to Chelsea will be played at a later date, along with Arsenal’s Europa League tie at home to PSV on Thursday.

However the other seven Premier League fixtures due to be played from Friday will go ahead, with Brighton v Crystal Palace having been postponed last week for unrelated reasons. The Guardian understands that the Football League is confident most of its weekend games will also be fulfilled after receiving assurances about policing levels at its matches.

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Written by Sean Ingle and David Hytner
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/sep/12/football-fixtures-cancellations-efl-returns-premier-league-queen-funeral-police under the title “Chelsea v Liverpool and Manchester United v Leeds off as more games fall”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.