Queen Elizabeth II: The Premier League and Women’s Super League tributes continue


Premier League clubs paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II as the competition returned to weekend action for the first time since her death.

Teams and match officials wore black armbands, and flowers were placed in the center circle at all Premier League games.

A minute’s silence was followed by a rendition of God Save the King.

In Great Britain it was football called for the weekend The Queen of the United Kingdom died on September 8 at the age of 96.

in Molineux, where the wolves hostel Manchester City on Saturday, former players Steve Bull and Mike Summerbee laid flowers in the center circle, while Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn and Newcastle co-owner Amanda Staveley did the same at St James’ Park.

The tributes were similarly seen in the opening weekend games Women’s Superliga

The former Tottenham Player and former Ledley KingCity of Leicester Striker Emile Heskey laid flowers in the center circle at the end of the Premier League match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday.

As tributes were paid to the Queen in the UK, Dundee United They say they are “aware of the actions of a small portion of the people.” who disturbed a minute’s silence before them Scottish Premiership with the meeting Rangers.

A minute’s applause on Sunday in San Mirwho were hosts celtic In the Scottish Premiership, he was interrupted by the shouts of the away wing.

Tributes were also held earlier at Brentford Community Stadium Brentford play Arsenal on Sunday, and before Goodison Park Everton against West Ham.

A minute’s silence was interrupted by some noise from Everton and ended early, but the vast majority watched the tribute.

Everton manager Frank Lampard and West Ham boss David Moyes laid wreaths in the center circle, and the national anthem was played before the final game of a truncated weekend of Premier League football.

Three matches – Crystal Palace at Brighton, Leeds against Manchester United and Chelsea at home to Liverpool – were postponed due to police problems, with resources diverted to preparations for a state funeral on Monday.

Everton and West Ham observe a minute's silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Everton and West Ham observe a minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Brentford and Arsenal hold a minute's silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Brentford and Arsenal hold a minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Former players Ledley King and Emile Heskey laid flowers in the middle of the pitch ahead of Tottenham and Leicester
Former players Ledley King and Emile Heskey laid flowers in the middle of the pitch ahead of Tottenham and Leicester
Tottenham fans hold a minute's silence
Tottenham fans hold a minute’s silence
Newcastle and Bournemouth players pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Newcastle and Bournemouth players pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn and Newcastle co-owner Amanda Staveley hold wreaths to honor Queen Elizabeth II
Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn and Newcastle co-owner Amanda Staveley hold wreaths to honor Queen Elizabeth II
A union hangs outside St James' Park
A union hangs outside St James’ Park
Flags fly at half-mast in the Molineux stands
Flags fly at half-mast in the Molineux stands
Steve Bull and Mike Summerbee laid floral tributes inside the center circle at Molineux
Legendary former Wolves and City players Steve Bull and Mike Summerbee lay floral tributes inside Molineux’s center circle.
Manchester City and Wolves observe a minute's silence
Wolves and Manchester City observed a minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth before kick-off in Saturday’s Premier League game
Manchester City have taken part in a minute's silence as a mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth II
Manchester City have taken part in a minute’s silence as a mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth II
Manchester United Women and Reading Women players pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Manchester United Women and Reading Women players pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

The English Football League started again on Tuesday, and respectful tributes, on Friday they were in two Premier League games between Aston Villa and Southampton, and Nottingham Forest and Fulham.

All the lights went out during the minute’s silence at Villa Park, except for a spotlight on the Aston Villa and Southampton players in the center circle.

At the City Ground, as elsewhere, wreaths were laid in the center circle before a minute’s silence, with managers Marco Silva and Steve Cooper paying their respects.

Arsenal Women observed a minute’s silence for Queen Elizabeth II ahead of their Women’s Super League season opener at a sold-out Meadow Park against Brighton.

Tributes were also held at Leigh Sports Village before Manchester United take on Reading on Saturday, and ahead of Sunday’s games including Aston Villa v Manchester City and Liverpool v Chelsea.

At every game, the big screens and the perimeter scoreboard displayed images in honor of His Majesty and the flags were placed at half-mast.

Fans have also been invited to cheer as each match reaches 70 minutes in this round of top-flight games in honor of the Queen’s 70-year reign.

Aston Villa and Southampton players in a minute's silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Villa Park was in darkness during the minute’s silence, but there was a spotlight in the center circle
Nottingham Forest and Fulham players take to the pitch ahead of a minute's silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Managers Marco Silva and Steve Cooper laid wreaths in the center circle at the City Ground
Nottingham Forest players observe a minute's silence for Queen Elizabeth II
Images of Queen Elizabeth II were shown on the big screen at the City Ground
Singer Laura Wright performs the National Anthem in Villa Park after the death of Queen Elizabeth II
Laura Wright sang God Save The King at Villa Park, watched by managers Steven Gerrard and Ralph Hasenhuttl.
Aston Villa's match program in honor of Queen Elizabeth II
Aston Villa’s match program featured images of Queen Elizabeth II
Aston Villa fans pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Some Villa fans brought home tributes to Friday’s game
Arsenal and Brighton hold a minute's silence before their Women's Super League opener
Arsenal and Brighton hold a minute’s silence before their Women’s Super League opener

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