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Matches kicking off at 3pm next Saturday to be moved to avoid clash with Prince Philip funeral


The English Football League have announced that games kicking off at 3pm next Saturday will be moved to avoid clashing with Prince Philip’s funeral.

A statement released on Saturday read: “As a mark of respect, EFL matches scheduled for 3pm on Saturday 17 April will be moved to avoid a clash with the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.”

A two-minute silence has been observed has been observed at football matches up and down the country.

Prince Philip died at the age of 99 on Friday with tribute pouring in throughout the sporting world.

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He was an honorary member of the Jockey Club and a former president of the Marylebone Cricket Club.

Two minute silences have been observed at games throughout the weekend
Two minute silences have been observed at games throughout the weekend

He also served as FA president from 1955-57 and accompanied the Queen when England won the World Cup in 1966 at Wembley.

He also served as president of the Sport and Recreation Alliance for 58 years until 2009.

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho interrupted his press conference on Friday to pay his own tribute.

“I want to express my condolences to the Royal family,” he said.

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Prince Philip died age 99 on Friday
Prince Philip died age 99 on Friday

“To be very honest, I have a deep, deep, deep respect for the Royal family. All my condolences. It’s not just this country sharing this feeling.

“I have the utmost respect. I feel sad for the departure of Prince Philip on a personal basis, because I have only positive feelings for the meaning of the family.

“I feel very sorry. But unfortunately it is life and we have to keep going.”





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