Arsenal’s Europa League clash against PSV Eindhoven has been postponed because of “severe limitations on police resources” following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The match between Arsenal and PSV was meant to take place at the Emirates Stadium this Thursday.
UEFA have announced that Arsenal’s Europa League home clash with PSV Eindhoven has been postponed and a new date will be communicated.
The death of the Queen was felt across UK as Football was paused at all levels across the United Kingdom at the weekend as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II last Thursday.
An official statement from UEFA tweeted: “This Thursday’s #UEL match between Arsenal and PSV has been postponed. A new date for the fixture will be communicated in due course.”
Following UEFA’s tweet, Arsenal tweeted: “The postponement follows liaison between UEFA, the Metropolitan Police and ourselves after the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
“We are working with the authorities to reschedule the match and any tickets purchased for this fixture will be valid for the rescheduled date.”
The game between Arsenal Vs PSV has to be played before the end of the group-stage, with either of Arsenal’s EPL game at home to Man City on October 19 or the Carabao Cup fourth-round clash with Brighton on November 8 likely to be moved to accommodate the Europa League fixture against PSV.