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Arsenal’s Europa League conflict with PSV Eindhoven on Thursday has been postponed on account of an absence of police sources within the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s dying final week. An enormous police operation is required in London this week with the queen to lie in state between Wednesday and her funeral on Monday, September 19. “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,” UEFA stated in a press release on Monday.
“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.”
All soccer matches in England and Scotland have been postponed over the weekend following the dying of the queen on Thursday.
Arsenal’s Premier League go to to Brentford on Sunday can also be doubtful because of the pressure on police sources.
The Gunners face a fixture pile-up in a marketing campaign already set to be interrupted by a primary ever winter World Cup.
Outside the upcoming worldwide break, Mikel Arteta‘s males are on account of play each midweek earlier than the World Cup break begins on November 13.
The group levels of UEFA’s membership competitions are on account of end on November 3 with the attracts for the knockout levels on November 7.
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