Football Adelaide-Geelong match cancelled after coach's death

Sunday's AFL match between Adelaide and Geelong has been called off out of respect to deceased Crows coach Phil Walsh.

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The Adelaide Crows' Australian Football League (AFL) scheduled match against the Geelong Cats has been cancelled, following the death of Crows coach Phil Walsh.

A 26-year-old man has been charged with Walsh's murder, South Australia Police have confirmed.

AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan revealed the Crows' hosting of the Cats on Sunday would not go ahead with the two teams splitting the points.

The rest of the weekend's games will be played.

Emergency services were called to a house in Somerton Park after 02:00 local time (14:00 GMT) in South Australia on Friday, but 55-year-old Walsh died at the scene.

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