Newcastle United’s Premier League match at West Ham United this weekend has been postponed alongside all other English football fixtures following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The club joins the country in observing a period of national mourning.
The Magpies were scheduled to travel to the London Stadium for a 2pm kick-off this Sunday, however a new date will be set in due course.
A decision on Newcastle United’s home fixture against AFC Bournemouth at 3pm on Saturday, 17th September will be made in consultation with the Premier League next week.
Supporters should retain their existing tickets for the trip to West Ham as they will remain valid for the rearranged fixture.
Meanwhile, Newcastle United Under-21s’ fixture at Aston Villa on Friday evening has also been postponed.
Premier League statement
At a meeting this morning, Premier League clubs paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. To honour her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s Premier League match round will be postponed, including Monday evening’s game.
Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive, said: “We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s long and unwavering service to our country. As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication.
“This is a tremendously sad time for not just the nation but also for the millions of people around the world who admired her, and we join together with all those in mourning her passing.”
Further updates regarding Premier League fixtures during the period of mourning will be provided in due course.
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