Two English soccer teams are being investigated for "disrespectful, inappropriate" conduct after playing a friendly match following Queen Elizabeth II's death.
The English Football Association postponed all soccer, including the Premier League, after Queen Elizabeth II's death on Sept. 8. Golf, cricket, and horse racing activities were also cancelled.
Sheffield International FC planned to play as the country mourned Her Majesty.
In now-deleted tweets, the club announced they would play a friendly match versus Byron House
According to The Guardian, they later claimed it was a "training session."
The next day, the club confirmed Byron House players were in uniform, The Guardian reported.
On Saturday, the Sheffield and District Fair Play League — the two clubs' league - confirmed "two teams within our League have elected to play a friendly match regardless"
"Queen Elizabeth II governed with honesty and humility for seven decades. Despite our explicit instructions, these two clubs couldn't do this for even one Saturday "Danny Taylor, league chairman.