British football clubs and Formula One teams are among those to have expressed their deepest sympathies over the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, who died on Friday aged 99.
Premier League leaders Manchester City extended their “sincere condolences to the Royal Family,” while Manchester United and Chelsea said they were saddened to learn of the passing of Prince Philip.
“Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family,” Chelsea wrote on Twitter.
Arsenal had a tribute on their website remembering Prince Philip’s “long association with the club.”
“He will always be remembered by Arsenal supporters for officially opening Emirates Stadium on Oct. 26, 2006.
`It was an unforgettable day for all concerned,” Arsenal said.
Sir Hugh Robertson, chairman of the British Olympic Association, offered “our sincere condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family … The thoughts of the nation are with them all at this time.”