On Thursday, Arsenal’s Europa League clash with PSV Eindhoven has been deferred because of an absence of police resources within the wake of Queen Elizabeth II’s death last week.
A huge police operation is needed in London on with the queen to consist state between Wednesday and her ceremonial occasion on Monday, September nineteen.
“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 said in a statement 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 Football matches in Scotland and England were deferred over the weekend following the death of the queen on Thursday.
Arsenal’s Premier League visit to Brentford on Sunday is additionally doubtful because of the strain on police resources.
The Gunners face a fixture pile-up during a campaign already set to be interrupted by a primary ever winter World Cup.
Outside the future international break, Mikel Arteta’s men are because of play each period before the World Cup break begins on begins on November month thirteen.
The cluster stages of UEFA’s club competitions are because of end November 3 with the attracts for the knockout stages on November 7.