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Leicester City will play at Cardiff, wear black armbands

Mourners Pay Tribute After Leicester City Helicopter Crash

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 29: Fans and mourners pay their respects to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha who died in a helicopter crash at at Leicester City Football Club’s King Power Stadium, on October 28, 2018 in Leicester, England. The owner of Leicester City Football Club, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, was among the five people who died in the helicopter crash on Saturday evening after the club’s game against West Ham. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Leicester City has decided to play its weekend Premier League match following the death of chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

The Foxes postponed their Tuesday EFL Cup tie, but will go ahead with Saturday’s 11 a.m. ET kickoff at Cardiff City.

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Both clubs will observe a minute’s silence before the match, and players will wear black armbands in honor.

Players had been offered grief counseling after the tragic death of their owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four others in a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium last Saturday.

There is a book of condolences open at King Power Stadium, and there was a Monday memorial service at the venue.

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