With the Premier League confirming that this weekend's fixtures will be postponed, questions have swirled over what will happen to the Fantasy Premier League.
The Premier League, EFL and National League all confirmed its fixtures will be postponed this weekend following the devastating news that the Queen had died at her Balmoral estate in Scotland at the age of 96.
The death of the longest-reigning monarch has shocked the country and left millions mourning. One question that has cropped up following the news that sporting events have been cancelled is what will happen to FPL?
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Posting clarification on the FPL's official Twitter, it said that no points will be scored, although those who took a deduction due to additional transfers will still be forced to take the hit.
The series of tweets said: "This weekend's #PL match round is postponed as a mark of respect to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Gameweek 7 will roll over with no points scored
"Triple Captain, Bench Boost & Free Hit Chips activated for GW7 will be reinstated. Wildcards will roll into the next Gameweek. For managers who took a points hit for additional transfers, their scores will reflect the points they lost.
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"In H2H league matches, if neither manager made transfers incurring points deductions that GW, then the matches will be drawn & managers will earn one point each.
"Postponed fixtures will be allocated to another date. Points scored in these fixtures will apply to the Gameweek in which the fixtures are played and not to GW7 These are exceptional circumstances, and we appreciate the understanding of #FPL managers while the situation evolves."
It could be October now until the Premier League returns, with the i revealing earlier today that police may be facing extreme pressure next weekend, with the Queen's funeral expected to take place on Monday, September 19, and the international break following that.
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