FA Update on Football Fixtures this weekend

By Ian Townsend

All matches postponed

The Pitching In Isthmian Football League sends the sincere condolences of the League and all member clubs on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and expresses thanks for a life of
service to this country.

Further to this morning’s statement by The Football Association, all National League System, FA Trophy, and grassroots fixtures scheduled for this weekend will not take place as a mark of respect.

The Queen was the FA’s patron, and Prince William is its President.

The FA Competitions Department will communicate with clubs who would have taken part in FA Trophy fixtures. The registration deadline for Trophy fixtures remains at 12 noon today, Friday 9 September.

Currently, League fixtures will resume from Monday 12th September onwards. although we understand that no sporting event of any kind will take place on the day of the Queen’s funeral.

The decision to cancel this weekend’s fixtures was taken in accordance with protocol, namely by the FA, in consultation with DCMS as the appropriate government body. It is one which the League fully supports.

Should further statements from DCMS the FA be made, we will relay these to you, together with any implications any announcements may have for our competition.

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