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Clubs and fans pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

19 Sep 2022

Premier League fixtures in Matchweek 8 honoured the 70-year reign of Her Majesty

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The League, clubs, players and fans paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at this weekend's Premier League matches, honouring her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation and world.

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Newcastle United v AFC Bournemouth

Ahead of each match wreaths were laid on the pitch before a minute's silence was observed, followed by applause and the National Anthem, God Save The King.

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Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City - Premier League

Players and match officials wore black armbands throughout the weekend as a mark of respect to Her Majesty.

Newcastle United v AFC Bournemouth

Big screens and LED perimeter boards displayed tribute images to Her Majesty and flags at the grounds were flown at half-mast.  

Premier League - Nottingham Forest v Fulham
Nottingham Forest v Fulham FC - Premier League

On 70 minutes fans applauded to mark The Queen's 70-year reign. 

Aston Villa v Southampton FC - Premier League
Premier League - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester City

Clubs paid further respects by dedicating their matchday programmes to Her Majesty, while fans displayed heartfelt messages. 

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Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City - Premier League
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Managers across the League and former players also took the opportunity to pay their personal respects to Her Majesty.

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