All of this weekend's Premier League, EFL and WSL games have been postponed, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The decision to postpone the games has been taken 'as a mark of respect' following a meeting of Premier League clubs this morning.

Richard Masters, Premier League Chief Executive, said: "We and our clubs would like to pay tribute to Her Majesty's long and unwavering service to our country.

"As our longest-serving monarch, she has been an inspiration and leaves behind an incredible legacy following a life of dedication.

"This is a tremendously sad time for not just the nation but also for the millions of people around the world who admired her, and we join together with all those in mourning her passing."

Derry City's SSE Airtricity Premier Division clash with Bohemians will go ahead as planned tonight, with live coverage on RTÉ2.

There had been suggestions that match at the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium could be postponed, however both Derry City and Bohemians confirmed that there will be no change to the fixture and that kick-off will be at 7.45pm, with coverage starting on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player from 7:30pm.

Earlier today, the Irish FA announced that all soccer games under its jurisdiction, including the Danske Bank Premiership, have been postponed.

The weekend's Scottish football fixture card has also been called off while there remains uncertainty over next week's European fixtures. In the Champions League, Rangers are due to host Napoli on Tuesday and Celtic are scheduled to play Shakhtar Donetsk in Warsaw 24 hours later. Hearts are booked to fly to Latvia to take on Riga on Thursday.

Rangers confirmed they were in talks with UEFA and Police Scotland over the game and were aware of "policing and resource pressures".

However, with regard to next week's Champions League games, Manchester City's tie with Borussia Dortmund will go ahead as scheduled.

The Premier League winners are due to take on the German side at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday evening in the European competition's second round of group fixtures.

There has been no official confirmation from organisers UEFA but it is understood that if there are no policing issues, fixtures are expected to be played.

Liverpool, Rangers and Chelsea are also due to play at home in the competition next week.

Manchester United have confirmed their Europa League trip to Sheriff Tiraspol will go ahead as scheduled on Thursday.

UK sporting bodies have been told there is no obligation to cancel events this weekend but have been advised they may wish to cancel anything scheduled for the day of the queen's state funeral. No date has yet been fixed for that.

Within hours of the announcement from the Palace, the England and Wales Cricket Board quickly confirmed Friday's play in the Test match against South Africa at The Oval would not take place, but said on Friday afternoon that play would resume on Saturday following Government guidance.

The BMW PGA Championship will resume on Saturday, with the tournament reduced to 54 holes.

The Great North Run will go ahead on Sunday, as will Premiership Rugby fixtures and Super League games.

The UK Government guidance stated: "There is no obligation to cancel or postpone events and sporting fixtures, or close entertainment venues during the National Mourning period. This is at the discretion of individual organisations.

"As a mark of respect, organisations might wish to consider cancelling or postponing events or closing venues on the day of the State Funeral.

"They are under no obligation to do so and this is entirely at the discretion of individual organisations.

"If sporting fixtures or events are planned for the day of the State Funeral, organisations may want to adjust the event timings so they do not clash with the timings of the funeral service and associated processions.

"As a mark of respect, and in keeping with the tone of National Mourning, organisers may wish to hold a period of silence and/or play the National Anthem at the start of events or sporting fixtures, and players may wish to wear black armbands."

Next week's Davis Cup Finals tournament in Glasgow will go ahead, the Lawn Tennis Association has confirmed.

The group stage event featuring Great Britain, the United States, the Netherlands and Kazakhstan is taking place at the Emirates Arena from September 13 to 18.