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Karine Grigoryan

13-09-2022 | 00:17 Football
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Manchester United share update on their Premier League clash with Leeds United

Manchester United were due to host Leeds United on Sunday 18 September, however, it has now been postponed.

Last week's games were postponed as a mark of respect following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Ahead of the upcoming games, Premier League shared a statement confirming that seven of the 10 Matchweek 8 games will go ahead as planned, however, three games, including United vs Leeds, will be postponed. 

United shared a statement on their official website. The statement reads: " Following extensive conversations with the Premier League, Greater Manchester Police and Trafford Council, the decision has been made to postpone Manchester United's Premier League fixture against Leeds United, scheduled to take place at Old Trafford at 14:00 BST on Sunday 18 September.

"This is due to Greater Manchester Police supporting forces across the United Kingdom at locations and events of high significance following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The club reiterates that the safety and security of our fans is paramount and, after considering all available options, we are supportive of the decision that was made in conjunction with the relevant authorities.

"Please note, tickets already purchased for the game will remain valid for the new match date and we will contact ticket holders directly with further information when it is available. We appreciate the disappointment and inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding and continued support. The fixture will now be rescheduled and updated details will follow in due course."

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