Queen Elizabeth II: English Premier League Clubs Mourn the Passing of Her Majesty The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II: English Premier League Clubs Mourn the Passing of Her Majesty The Queen

Isaac Darko
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:11 PM
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  • Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, was called to rest earlier today at Balmoral Castle in Scotland
  • The Queen has spent over 50 years as the head of the British royal family after she was coronated in 1953
  • A number of English Premier League clubs have issued statements on social media following news of her death

United Kingdom's longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, has died.

The Royal Majesty passed on at Balmoral Castle aged 96, after reigning for 70 years, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The family of the Queen gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday and her death was announced later in the day.

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Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. Credit: @bbc
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"The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and the Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow," a statement from Buckingham Palace read.

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The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.

Her family – including the heir to the throne Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry – made their way to Balmoral to support the Queen and be by her side as she passed.

A number of Premier League clubs have paid tribute to the Queen on Twitter following news of her death.

Queen Elizabeth II: Departed longest serving United Kingdom monarch was a rumoured Arsenal fan

Queen Elizabeth's passing has rekindled fond memories that she shared with Premier League giants Arsenal FC.

It was widely believed that Her Royalty was an Arsenal fan. There were also rumours of her having a soft spot for another London team, West Ham United.

Like other Royalties, the Queen never revealed her true team. She, however, hosted Arsenal at Buckingham Palace in 2007.

Queen Elizabeth II: The Monarch Who Became One of the Most Successful Racehorse Owners in Royal History

Queen Elizabeth II was undoubtedly the most famous monarch in the world.

While much was known about Her Majesty, not many knew about her sporty side, especially her love for horse racing.

In honour of her life and death, Sports Brief looks at her sporting side and, most notably, her love for horses. The Queen developed a love for horse racing at a young age, and it only grew since.

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Isaac Darko is a La Liga, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga editor at Sports Brief with a Degree in Journalism and Communications from Ghana Institute of Journalism (2010)