Prince Philip is dead. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Edinburgh, died Friday morning in Windsor Castle at the age of 99, according to the British royal family. This sad news reacted, among others, to English language clubs. “His death is a painful death for the whole country,” wrote a West Ham United statement in London.

  • The death of Prince Philip, reported the British royal family
  • The Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, mourns Great Britain, including English clubs
  • Statements and condolences were issued by entities including West Ham United, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City.

Prince Philip is dead. “Her Majesty the Queen announced with great sadness the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement. “His Royal Highness died peacefully this morning in Windsor Castle.”

Three years ago Prince Philip I stopped performing public functions. In February of this year, he was transferred to a hospital in London, where he underwent heart surgery. Husband Queen Elizabeth II Since 1947.

English clubs say goodbye to Prince Philip – West Ham, Leeds, Tottenham

English clubs responded to the news of Prince Philip’s death by publishing condolences and statements.

“ Prince Philip has been present in the lives of millions of us, including millions of fans West HamoFor nearly a century, his death has been agonizing for the entire country, ” wrote the owners of the team in which the soccer player plays Łukasz FabiańskiAnd David Sullivan and David Gould. We read: “His support for the people of East London has been an inspiration and encouragement for many decades. Whenever the Queen and her husband visit the city, you can be sure that people will line the streets to greet them.” On.

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So far, they have confined themselves to brief condolences and expressions of sadness, among other things LeicesterAnd the TottenhamAnd the Leeds UnitedAnd the ChelseaAnd the Manchester UnitedAnd the Aston VillaAnd the BurnleyAs well as teams from the lower leagues Derby CountyAnd the Norwich City Whether, if Blackburn Rovers.

The English Football Association (FA) I decided to lower the flag on the field to half the mast WembleyThe Sons of Albion team play their matches, and in St. George Park. All weekend matches in England are expected to begin with a minute of silence.