The Queen: Man City pay tribute to Her Majesty's exemplary 'dedication and service'

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Premier League champions Manchester City have sent their "sincere condolences" to the Royal Family after the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday.

Her Majesty passed away peacefully at her Balmoral residence on Thursday at the age of 96.

The sporting world has paid tribute to the Queen, with the Premier League announcing it was "deeply saddened" by her passing.

Manchester United said the club "shares the sorrow of the entire nation", while Arsenal held a minute's silence ahead of the second half of their Europa League match at FC Zurich.

City have also expressed their sadness at her death, the club posting on their official website: "Manchester City wishes to express its sincere condolences to the Royal Family following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

"Her Majesty's dedication and service has been exemplary and we join our country and the Commonwealth in mourning her loss."