EFL fixtures including MK Dons vs Bristol Rovers postponed following The Queen's passing

    The EFL and Premier League have today confirmed that games will be postponed over the weekend following the passing of The Queen.

    It has been confirmed that all EFL fixtures between 9th and 11th September, including tomorrow's MK Dons game against Bristol Rovers have been postponed as a mark of respect.

    The EFL has today released the following statement following the passing of Her Majesty The Queen:

    "Further to discussions on Friday morning it has been determined that all EFL fixtures from 9-11 September will be postponed as a mark of respect by the National Sport to the passing of HRH Queen Elizabeth II.

    "This is aligned with the approach that the Premier League and the FA will take with their competitions this weekend.
    Further information, in respect of how football, clubs and their supporters will commemorate Her Majesty’s reign will be confirmed at an appropriate point.

    "Details regarding rearranged games will be announced in due course."

    A spokesperson for MK Dons confirmed the postponed game on social media stating: "Following the death of Her Majesty, The Queen Elizabeth II, the EFL has determined that all EFL fixtures from 9 – 11 September will be postponed as a mark of respect by the National Sport."

    The team released the following tribute to The Queen last night (8/9): "It is with deep sorrow and sadness that Milton Keynes Dons pay tribute to HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Everyone involved with the club shares their heartfelt condolences and prayers upon the royal family."

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