Premier League postpones Chelsea-Liverpool, Man Utd-Leeds due to police shortage
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Liverpool's visit to Chelsea and Manchester United's clash with Leeds on Sunday have been postponed due to policing pressures ahead of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the Premier League announced on Monday.
Despite the strike since being cancelled, the match remains off.
Arsenal's trip to Brentford on Sunday has also been moved forward two hours to a midday kick-off.
"Following extensive consultation with clubs, police, local Safety Advisory Groups and other relevant authorities, there was no other option but to postpone the three fixtures," the Premier League said in a statement.
"The Premier League would like to thank the UK Football Policing Unit and other police forces across the country, as well as our broadcast partners, for their support during this process, and will continue to liaise with them ahead of the weekend.
All matches in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales were postponed last weekend as a mark of respect.
Arsenal's Europa League clash with PSV Eindhoven on Thursday has also been called off due to the huge police operation required in London this week, with the Queen to lie in state between Wednesday and her funeral on September 19.