Sport falls silent as Prince Philip is laid to rest – the tributes in pictures

PA Sport Staff
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Sport paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh on Saturday as his funeral was held at Windsor Castle.

Here, the PA news agency takes a look at how football, rugby and snooker honoured Prince Philip’s memory.

Players at the early Premier League kick off in Newcastle stood in memory of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh
Newcastle and West Ham players observed a minute’s silence for the Duke before the early Premier League kick-off (Stu Forster/PA)
Stoke players stood before their clash with Preston
Stoke players stood before their Championship clash with Preston (Tim Goode/PA)
Ahead of their clash, local rivals Luton and Watford stood together in memory
Local rivals Luton and Watford stood together in memory (Tess Derry/PA)
A flag was flying at half-mast before the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and QPR, in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh
A flag was flying at half-mast before the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and QPR in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh (Richard Sellers/PA)
In Wales, Swansea and Wycombe players stood for a minute's silence
In Wales, Swansea and Wycombe players stood for a minute’s silence (Bradley Collyer/PA)
Brentford and Millwall players also stood in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh
Brentford and Millwall players also stood in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh (John Walton/PA)
Charlton and Ipswich players lined up for a minute's silence
Charlton and Ipswich players lined up for a minute’s silence (Steve Paston/PA)
The players also stood before Hull v Fleetwood
The players also stood before Hull v Fleetwood (Mike Egerton/PA)
In League Two, Newport and Cambridge observed a minute of silence
In League Two, Newport and Cambridge observed a minute of silence (Nigel French/PA)
In Rugby's Premiership, Sale Sharks and Gloucestershire players stood in memory
In rugby’s Gallagher Premiership, Sale and Gloucester players paid tribute (Martin Rickett/PA)
Exeter Chiefs and Wasps players stood for a minutes silence prior to kick off in memory
Exeter and Wasps players stood silently for a minute prior to kick-off at Sandy Park (David Davies/PA)
Mark Joyce wore a black armband during the World Snooker Championships
Mark Joyce wore a black armband during the World Snooker Championship (George Wood/PA)
Presenter Rob Walker, Stephen Maguire, Jamie Jones and spectators observed a minute’s silence at the Crucible
Snooker presenter Rob Walker, Stephen Maguire, Jamie Jones and spectators observed a minute’s silence at the Crucible (George Wood/PA)
Spectators wearing face masks observed a minutes' silence in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh during the Betfred World Snooker Championships 2021 at The Crucible, Sheffield
Spectators wearing face masks observed a minute’s silence (George Wood/PA)