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Sport pays tribute to Duke of Edinburgh | The Murray Valley Standard



The Premier League and other sports competitions will pay their respects to the Duke of Edinburgh this weekend following his death at the age of 99.

Buckingham Palace announced on Friday that Prince Philip had died.

Tributes to his lifetime of service poured in from the world of sport, and sportsmen and women up and down the country will observe silences and wear black armbands as a mark of respect.

Flags at Wembley and St George’s Park will fly at half-mast, the Football Association announced.

A two-minute silence was observed before the afternoon session at Friday’s cricket County Championship matches.

Players and other staff wore black armbands and flags at grounds were lowered to half-mast.

England and Wales Cricket Board chair Ian…

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