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Fulham’s trip to Nottingham Forest on Friday IS continues after Premier League meeting

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After the postponement of last weekend’s games, large-scale football is set to resume on Tuesday, but police concerns mean matches will be judged game by game.

The pressure on the police is the biggest obstacle to the Premier League games taking place next weekend as scheduled as up to 10,000 police officers will be deployed in London to manage what has been described as an unprecedented security operation in the capital ahead of the funeral of the victims. queen .

Here’s how things stand at the moment and which fixtures are most likely to be affected:

Tuesday

Liverpool receive Ajax in the Champions League. As it stands, this game is still in progress.

In the same group, Rangers’ tie with Napoli has been shifted one day to Wednesday. This was due to ‘serious police resource constraints and organizational problems’. Away supporters have also been banned.

The EFL announced Monday that their game schedule will return from Tuesday as scheduled.

Wednesday

Chelsea’s clash with Red Bull Salzburg continues as planned.

Manchester City are also in action in the Champions League – against Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad.

Celtic will face Shakhtar Donetsk but this match is not at home so it is unlikely to be affected.

The EFL announced Monday that their game schedule will return from Tuesday as scheduled.

Thursday

Arsenal’s Europa League match with PSV Eindhoven has been postponed

Manchester United have confirmed on their official website that their trip to FC Sheriff is going ahead as planned.

West Ham plays the Swedish Silkeborg, Hearts travels to RFS and Shamrock Rovers goes to Gent in the Europa Conference League. There doesn’t seem to be any reason why these games aren’t going ahead.

Friday

The Premier League resumes on Friday evening, when Aston Villa hosts Southampton and Fulham travel to Nottingham Forest.

Villa vs Southampton is broadcast on Sky Sports, but, as Sportsmail reported Monday morning, the broadcaster is short of trucks for outside broadcasts needed to deliver live coverage as many are used by their sister channel, Sky News.

Women’s Super League, National League and grassroots competitions must be able to take place as scheduled.

Saturday

In London, Tottenham will face Leicester on Saturday night, but this again depends on the police level and the availability of Sky’s TV trucks.

Wolves host Manchester City at 12:30pm and Newcastle welcome Bournemouth to the only game at 3pm.

Brighton vs Crystal Palace had already been postponed due to the planned train strike, which has now been cancelled. However, there is no indication that the match will take place.

The EFL announced Monday that their game schedule will return from Tuesday as scheduled.

Women’s Super League, National League and grassroots competitions must be able to take place as scheduled.

Scottish football competitions will also resume with the proviso that matches under the professional flag will be rescheduled if they fall on Monday 19 September, the day of the Queen’s funeral.

Sunday

Brentford plays Arsenal and Chelsea is at home against Liverpool on Sunday.

With both matches in London, this again depends on the police level in the capital, a day before the Queen’s funeral. It also again depends on the availability of Sky’s TV trucks.

Sportsmail understands that football authorities are struggling to get the green light for Chelsea vs Liverpool.

There are also serious doubts as to whether Leeds’ journey to Manchester United will take place next Sunday, as a large police presence will be required at Old Trafford.

Everton will also host West Ham at Goodison Park.

Women’s Super League, National League and grassroots competitions must be able to take place as scheduled.

Scottish football competitions will also resume with the proviso that matches under the professional flag will be rescheduled if they fall on Monday 19 September, the day of the Queen’s funeral.

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