Rangers vs Napoli enters Wednesday with UEFA matches scheduled for this week | Football news

Rangers’ Champions League group stage match at home to Napoli has been pushed back 24 hours to Wednesday following discussions between Police Scotland, club Glasgow and UEFA.

European football’s governing body has announced that the match at Ibrox Stadium, which was originally set to take place on Tuesday, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 14 at 8pm.

A UEFA statement explained: “This is due to severe limitations in police resources and organizational issues related to the ongoing events surrounding the national mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.”

The UEFA Youth League match between both teams that was originally set for Tuesday has also been moved to kick off at 2pm on Wednesday.

UEFA has also announced that there will be no away fans at Ibrox this week and because of sporting fair play, Rangers supporters will not be allowed to attend the second leg at Napoli on the 26th. October.

Fans have been advised to avoid making travel arrangements and to respect this unusual situation.

All UEFA matches are scheduled to go ahead as planned next week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

All Premier League and English Football League matches this weekend have been postponed as a sign of respect.

All matches in the Women’s Super League, Women’s Championship and Women’s FA Cup have also been postponed.

The Football Association of Scotland has announced the postponement of all professional matches throughout the weekend, while all football in Northern Ireland and Wales is also closed.

The English Football League will kick off on Tuesday with a full midweek program.

Sporting CP vs Tottenham continue despite technical errors

Tottenham have clarified that their Champions League group stage match against Sporting CP this week in Lisbon will take place as scheduled (Tuesday 13 September kicking off at 5:45pm).

The match was called into doubt after a technical glitch on the club’s website indicated the match had been postponed.

Tottenham and Sporting both won their opening matches in Group D matches against Marseille and Eintracht Frankfurt.

Richarlison scored two headers to beat Tottenham against 10-man Marseille as Champions League football returned to north London.

Sporting won 3-0 in Frankfurt, with England striker Marcus Edwards breaking the deadlock midway through the second half before former Wolves winger Francisco Trincao and Nuno Santos scooped up three points.

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Sky Sports News’ Geraint Hughes explains the changes to the football schedule following the Queen’s death.

Tuesday, September 13

  • Liverpool vs Ajax
  • Sporting Lisbon vs Tottenham

Wednesday, September 13

  • Chelsea vs Red Bull Salzburg
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Celtic
  • Manchester City vs Borussia Dortmund
  • Rangers vs Napoli

Europa League

Thursday, September 15

  • Arsenal vs PSV
  • Sherriff Tiraspol vs Manchester United

Europa Conference League

Thursday, September 15

  • FK RFS vs Hearts
  • Silkeborg vs West Ham

Sky Bet Championship

Tuesday, September 13

  • Blackburn Rovers vs Watford
  • Huddersfield vs Wigan
  • Hull vs Stoke
  • Middlesbrough vs Cardiff
  • Swansea vs Sheffield United
  • Preston vs Burnley

Wednesday, September 13

  • Luton vs Coventry
  • Millwall vs QPR
  • Norwich vs Bristol City
  • Rotherham vs Blackpool
  • Reading vs Sunderland
  • West Brom vs Birmingham

Sky Bet League One

Tuesday, September 13

  • Barnsley vs Port Vale
  • Burton vs Portsmouth
  • Charlton vs Forest Green
  • Cheltenham vs Cambridge
  • Ipswich vs Bristol Rovers
  • Lincoln vs Derby
  • MK Dons vs Bolton
  • Morecambe vs Sheffield Wednesday
  • Peterborough vs Fleetwood
  • Plymouth vs Oxford
  • Shrewsbury vs Exeter
  • Wycombe vs Accrington

Sky Bet League Two

Tuesday, September 13

  • AFC Wimbledon vs Northampton
  • Barrow vs Doncaster
  • Crawley vs Stockport
  • Grimsby vs Gillingham
  • Harrogate vs Salford
  • Hartlepool vs Crewe
  • Mansfield vs Carlisle
  • Rochdale vs Leyton Orient
  • Stevenage vs Newport
  • Swindon vs Sutton
  • Tranmere vs Bradford
  • Walsall vs Colchester

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