National League fixtures moved to avoid Prince Philip funeral clash

The National League have announced that this weekend’s fixtures have been switched to a 12.30pm kick-off to avoid a clash with the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The switch was officially revealed in a social media post released on Monday after it was confirmed that the Duke’s funeral is to take place at 3pm on Saturday.

It read: “As a mark of respect, Vanarama National League matches scheduled for 3pm on Saturday 17 April will be moved to 12:30pm to avoid a clash with the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.”

This weekend’s National League fixtures (all 12.30pm kick-off)

Altrincham v Sutton United

Barnet v Aldershot Town

Chesterfield v Bromley

Dagenham & Redbridge v Solihull Moors

FC Halifax Town v King’s Lynn Town

Notts County v Eastleigh

Stockport County v Maidenhead United

Wealdstone v Hartlepool United

Woking v Wrexham

Yeovil Town v Boreham Wood

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