UEFA rejects requests from Chelsea, Manchester City and Rangers to play national anthem before Champions League matches Football News

UEFA has rejected requests from Chelsea, Manchester City and Rangers to play the national anthem before Wednesday’s Champions League matches.

The three British golf equipment are understood to have made requests to play God Save the King following a interval of silence in reminiscence of Queen Elizabeth II.

However, it’s understood that some supporters will defy this transfer, with Rangers followers anticipated to pay tribute to The Queen and sing the anthem before kick-off at Ibrox.

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Only Rangers followers will attend the Champions League match towards Napoli at Ibrox

UEFA, who had already determined towards taking part in its Champions League anthem, advised Sky Sports News: “There might be no anthems performed – this additionally consists of the UEFA Champions League anthem – on the idea of sustaining a constant pre-match ceremony with a subdued environment and with none celebratory actions throughout all UK venues to present respect as we did final Thursday.”

Only Rangers supporters might be in attendance for his or her match towards Napoli which was moved from Tuesday to Wednesday due to policing assets, with no away followers being allowed on the match in Naples too for sporting integrity.

Across all Champions League matches involving UK golf equipment, gamers will put on black armbands in reminiscence of The Queen and participate in a second of silence.

Which soccer matches are going forward this week?

State of play

Football throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland was postponed final weekend as a mark of respect to The Queen after her passing aged 96 on Thursday.

Most of the Premier League fixtures might be performed this weekend, however an absence of police numbers means Manchester United vs Leeds and Chelsea vs Liverpool on Sunday have been postponed due to an absence of police numbers.

Brighton vs Crystal Palace had already been postponed due to rail strikes.

All Champions League fixtures involving British groups will go forward, though Rangers vs Napoli has been moved again 24 hours to Wednesday

EFL and non-League matches will resume from Tuesday, whereas the FA has confirmed the Women’s Super League and grassroots soccer will even return this weekend.

The FA additionally mentioned that every one soccer might be suspended on Monday September 19, the day of the Queen’s funeral at Westminster Abbey.

Here is a full listing of this week’s soccer fixtures:

Premier League

Friday September 16

  • Aston Villa vs Southampton – 8pm, reside on Sky Sports
  • Nottingham Forest vs Fulham – 8 p.m

Saturday September 17

  • Wolves vs Man City – 12.30 pm
  • Brighton PP Crystal Palace
  • Newcastle vs Bournemouth – 3 p.m
  • Tottenham vs Leicester – 5.30pm, reside on Sky Sports

Sunday September 18

  • Brentford vs Arsenal – 12pm, reside on Sky Sports
  • Manchester United PP Leeds
  • Everton vs West Ham – 2.15pm, reside on Sky Sports
  • Chelsea PP Liverpool

Champions League

Tuesday September 13

  • Sporting Lisbon vs Tottenham – 5.45pm
  • Liverpool vs Ajax – 8 p.m

Wednesday September 14

  • Chelsea vs Red Bull Salzburg – 8 p.m
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Celtic – 5.45pm
  • Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund – 8 p.m
  • Rangers vs Napoli – 8 p.m

Europa League

Thursday September 15

  • Arsenal PP PSV
  • Sherriff Tiraspol vs Manchester United – 5.45pm

European Conference League

Thursday September 15

  • FK RFS vs Hearts – 8 p.m
  • Silkeborg vs West Ham – 8 p.m

Sky Bet Championship

Tuesday September 13 – All 7.45pm except said

  • Blackburn Rovers vs Watford
  • Huddersfield vs Wigan
  • Hull vs Stoke
  • Middlesbrough vs Cardiff
  • Swansea vs Sheffield United
  • Preston vs Burnley – 8 p.m

Wednesday September 14 – All 7.45pm except said

  • Luton vs Coventry
  • Millwall vs QPR
  • Norwich vs Bristol City
  • Rotherham vs Blackpool
  • Reading vs Sunderland
  • West Brom vs Birmingham – 8 p.m

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm except said

  • Swansea vs Hull City – 12.30pm, reside on Sky Sports
  • Norwich vs West Brom
  • QPR vs Stoke
  • Luton Town vs Blackburn
  • Preston vs Sheffield United
  • Wigan vs Reading
  • Watford vs Sunderland
  • Birmingham vs Coventry
  • Burnley vs Bristol City
  • Millwall vs Blackpool
  • Huddersfield vs Cardiff
  • Middlesbrough vs Rotherham – 7.45pm, reside on Sky Sports

Sky Bet League One

Tuesday September 13 – All 7.45pm

  • Barnsley vs Port Vale
  • Burton vs Portsmouth
  • Charlton vs Forest Green
  • Cheltenham vs Cambridge
  • Ipswich vs Bristol Rovers
  • Lincoln vs Derby
  • MK Dons vs Bolton
  • Morecambe vs Sheffield Wednesday
  • Peterborough v Fleetwood
  • Plymouth vs Oxford
  • Shrewsbury vs Exeter
  • Wycombe vs Accrington

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm except said

  • Bolton v Peterborough
  • Oxford United vs MK Dons
  • Derby vs Wycombe
  • Portsmouth vs Plymouth Argyle
  • Exeter City vs Burton
  • Fleetwood vs Charlton
  • Port Vale vs Shrewsbury
  • Sheffield Wednesday vs Ipswich Town
  • Bristol Rovers vs Lincoln City
  • Accrington Stanley vs Cheltenham
  • Cambridge United vs Barnsley
  • Forest Green vs Morecambe

Sky Bet League Two

Tuesday September 13 – All 7.45pm

  • AFC Wimbledon vs Northampton
  • Barrow vs Doncaster
  • Crawley vs Stockport
  • Grimsby vs Gillingham
  • Harrogate vs Salford
  • Hartlepool vs Crewe
  • Mansfield vs Carlisle
  • Rochdale vs Leyton Orient
  • Stevenage vs Newport
  • Swindon vs Sutton
  • Tranmere vs Bradford
  • Walsall vs Colchester

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm except said

  • Leyton Orient vs Walsall
  • Newport County v Barrow
  • Northampton vs Rochdale
  • Sutton United vs Hartlepool
  • Gillingham vs Mansfield
  • Stockport vs Harrogate
  • Bradford vs Stevenage
  • Carlisle vs AFC Wimbledon
  • Crewe v Crawley
  • Colchester vs Grimsby
  • Salford vs Tranmere
  • Doncaster vs Swindon

Women’s Super League

Friday sixteenth September

  • Arsenal vs Brighton – 7.30pm

Saturday seventeenth September

  • Manchester United vs Reading – 12 p.m

Sunday 18th September

  • Aston Villa vs Manchester City
  • Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur
  • West Ham vs Everton
  • Liverpool vs Chelsea – Rescheduled for 5pm, reside on Sky Sports

Scottish Premiership

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm except said

  • Hibernian vs Aberdeen
  • Livingston vs Kilmarnock
  • Rangers vs Dundee United
  • St. Johnstone v Ross County

Sunday September 18

  • St Mirren vs Celtic, 12pm, reside on Sky Sports
  • Motherwell vs Hearts – 3 p.m

Scottish Championship

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm

  • Dundee vs Inverness CT
  • Hamilton Academical vs Queen’s Park
  • Morton v Arbroath
  • Partick Thistle vs Cove Rangers
  • Raith Rovers vs Ayr United

Scottish League 1

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm

  • Airdrieonians vs Clyde
  • Alloa Athletic vs Montrose
  • Dunfermline Athletic vs Falkirk
  • Peterhead vs Kelty Hearts
  • Queen Of The South vs Edinburgh City

Scottish League 2

Saturday September 17 – All 3pm

  • Albion Rovers vs Forfar Athletic
  • Annan Athletic vs East Fife
  • Dumbarton vs Bonnyrigg Rose
  • Stenhousemuir vs Elgin City
  • Stirling Albion vs Stranraer

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