This week’s Europa League tie between Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven has been postponed.
UEFA confirmed in a statement on Monday that the match is put on hold due to a shortage of police officers at the Emirate Stadium.
Naija News understands that football fixtures across leagues in England were generally affected since last week following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen’s death led to the postponement of all Premier League games scheduled for last weekend as the United Kingdom mourns the respected monarch.
UEFA, however, announced today that Arsenal Vs PSV’s new match schedule would be communicated when due.
The statement reads: “UEFA today announced that the UEFA Europa League tie between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven, originally to be played on Thursday 15 September, has been postponed with a new date to be communicated in due course.
“This is due to the severe limitations on police resources and organisational issues related to the ongoing events surrounding the national mourning for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
Naija News understands that following the schedules in the Premier League, Liverpool’s home fixture against Ajax and Chelsea’s Champions League tie with RB Salzburg in West London will hold on Tuesday, as well as all midweek games.
Rangers’ fixture at home to Napoli has been shifted from Tuesday to Wednesday, with the authorities failing to guarantee enough police officers for Tuesday.