EXCLUSIVE: British golf equipment are BANNED by UEFA from taking part in the nationwide anthem following the demise of the Queen final week… with Man Metropolis, Chelsea and Rangers all having pleas rejected by European governing physique
- The UK continues to be in a interval of mourning following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II
- Rangers intend to defy the ban, taking part in the anthem following a interval of silence
- Liverpool didn’t request for God Save The King to be performed in opposition to Ajax
- The Champions League anthem can even not be performed earlier than kick-off this week
UEFA have turned down requests from British golf equipment to play the nationwide anthem earlier than European matches on Wednesday night time following the Queen’s demise.
Manchester Metropolis, Chelsea and Rangers made pleas to play God Save the King forward of their house fixtures.
Nevertheless, regardless of the nation being in a interval of mourning, UEFA refused ‘on the premise of sustaining a constant pre-match ceremony with a subdued environment and with none celebratory actions throughout all UK venues to indicate respect’.
British golf equipment have been banned from taking part in the nationwide anthem in Europe by UEFA
The UK continues to be in a interval of mourning following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II final Thursday
Sportsmail understands that Rangers intend to defy the ban, taking part in the anthem following a interval of silence.
It stays to be seen whether or not their counterparts in England do likewise and face the implications, which embrace a possible high-quality.
Followers could effectively determine to take issues into their very own arms.
Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea each made pleas for God Save The King to be performed
UEFA nonetheless have stood agency and insisted a rendition can’t be performed earlier than kick-off
Rangers additionally made a plea and will but defy the ban, which may result in a possible high-quality
UEFA confirmed the Champions League anthem wouldn’t be performed earlier than kick-off and black armbands could be worn by groups and workers the place requested.
Metropolis play Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea entertain Salzburg and Rangers face Napoli in a match with no away followers current.
It’s understood that Liverpool, who beat Ajax 2-1 on Tuesday night time, didn’t make a request to play the anthem. Soccer League golf equipment performed it earlier than their matches.