Aston Villa 1-0 Southampton: ‘Prince of Wales sent Villa message of support,’ says Steven Gerrard

Players during a minute's silence at Aston Villa v Southampton
A minute’s silence was held at Villa Park to pay tribute to the Queen

The Prince of Wales sent Aston Villa a concept of guidance as he mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Steven Gerrard unveiled.

Jacob Ramsey sealed a scrappy 1- get over Southampton on Friday right after Villa Park paid tribute.

Prince William, a lifelong Villa fan, is in London forward of his grandmother’s state funeral on Monday.

“He messaged in the 7 days, to the club, and that shows every little thing about what he thinks of this club,” Gerrard said.

“It unquestionably took me aback. He is extremely much associated in Villa. For him to message in the scenario he is in is truly spectacular.”

Villa climbed to 13th following a 2nd win of the season – and first thoroughly clean sheet considering the fact that April – on an night that started with a minute’s silence and the countrywide anthem, in advance of a round of applause on 70 minutes to honour the Queen’s 70-calendar year reign.

“For us to reward that [the message] with a result and clean sheet, I’m positive he will be very pleased,” Gerrard stated, “It was along the traces of ‘would love to be there’.

“He is constantly in touch. He is incredibly supportive of the boys individually. It is really seriously outstanding, his understanding and how substantially he is in to it.

All English football was referred to as off at the weekend after the UK’s longest-serving monarch died aged 96 previous week.

The English Soccer League resumed on Tuesday, with tributes respectfully noticed, as they ended up at Friday’s two Leading League online games.

All lights ended up even turned out throughout the minute’s silence at Villa Park, besides for 1 highlight on the Aston Villa and Southampton players on the centre-circle.

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