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UEFA 'block Chelsea, Man City and Rangers from honouring Queen' with national anthem

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Chelsea, Manchester City and Rangers to play the national anthem ahead of their respective Champions League fixtures. The clubs asked if they could play the anthem as a tribute to both Queen Elizabeth II and her son King Charles III before their home fixtures on Tuesday September 13 and the following day, but were not given permission.

England's cricketers faced South Africa at the Oval on Saturday which was the first major sporting event to hear 'God Save the King' and one club might ignore UEFA's stance this evening. READ MORE: The Queen named England star as her favourite footballer because 'he very clean' With the Daily Mail reporting that UEFA rejected requests to play the anthem, it may not be accepted by Rangers with plans to play it after holding a period of silence.

It is not yet known if that could lead to punishment for the Glasgow giants, who host Napoli at Ibrox on Wednesday with no away supporters in attendance.It is also unclear whether their English counterparts will follow suit, but fans may well decide to take matters into their own hands.

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