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Cambridge United's trip to Cheltenham Town gets to the go ahead as EFL action returns





The EFL has confirmed that upcoming midweek fixtures are set to go ahead as planned.

Football matches at all levels were postponed across the weekend as a mark of respect following the ‘passing of HRH Queen Elizabeth II’ on Thursday.

However, the action is now due to return – including Cambridge United's Sky Bet League One trip to Cheltenham Town tomorrow night.

Cambridge United will travel to Cheltenham Town tomorrow
Cambridge United will travel to Cheltenham Town tomorrow

An EFL statement read: “The EFL fixture programme will return as scheduled from Tuesday, September 13, with tributes to be paid to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II at grounds around the country.

“A minute’s silence will be held before matches, with black armbands to be worn by participants, flags to be flown at half mast and the national anthem to be played in stadiums.

“With a national policing plan now in operation, the league and clubs will continue to work with forces in respect of any challenges that may emerge regarding policing of specific fixtures.

“Consideration to individual circumstances will be made on a case-by-case basis, in line with standard match Safety Advisory Group (SAG) protocols.”

Hosting Cheltenham go into the clash sitting 22nd in the table while Cambridge are fifth.



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