“As a mark of respect for His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the Premier League has rescheduled the match” between Wolves and Blades, which was scheduled to start at 14:00 GMT (16:00 Belgian time), at the same time. time for the funeral of the husband of Queen Elizabeth, at 19:15 GMT (21:15).
A national minute of silence must also be held at the time of the funeral.
The other match of the English Championship due to be played that day, between Newcastle and West Ham, will start as scheduled at 11:30 GMT (13:30).
The semi-final of the FA Cup, scheduled at Wembley at 4.30 p.m. GMT (6.30 p.m.), will also begin at the indicated time.
But matches in the lower divisions, many of which start around funeral time, could be moved forward or back.
In Scotland, where the fourth round of the Scottish Cup is to be played, the federation has turned its program upside down.
Some matches have been brought forward to Friday, others earlier in the day on Saturday or on the contrary rescheduled later and the always explosive Rangers-Celtic, will finally be played on Sunday.
The English rugby championship has also changed the schedules of its matches, with two kick-offs at 11:30 a.m. GMT (1:30 p.m.) and two at 4:00 p.m. GMT (6:00 p.m.).