Luton's game against Watford will be moved to avoid clashing with funeral of Prince Philip

New time will be announced

Saturday, 10th April 2021, 9:39 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th April 2021, 9:42 pm
Luton and Wycombe hold a two minute silence for Prince Philip who died on Friday

Luton Town's home game against fierce rivals Watford next weekend will be moved to avoid clashing with the funeral of Prince Philip, who died on Friday.

A two minutes silence was held for the Duke of Edinburgh ahead of the Hatters' 3-1 win at Wycombe Wanderers this afternoon, with news following the game of the scheduling changes.

The funeral will be he held at St George's Chapel, in the grounds of Windsor Castle, at 3pm on Saturday, with an EFL spokesperson saying: "As a mark of respect, EFL matches scheduled for 3pm on Saturday 17 April will be moved to avoid a clash with the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

"The EFL will now work with its clubs to determine at what time the matches will be played, giving consideration to the timing of the service.

"An announcement will be made in due course."