LONDON -- Tottenhams opening match of the Premier League season against Everton on Saturday was postponed following disorder in the London neighbourhood that sparked a wave of rioting and looting across England. http://www.worldsocceronlineshop.com/Manchester-City-Fc-Fernandinho-Jersey.html. The decision to call off the Tottenham game was taken Thursday by the league after being discussed at a meeting of the governments emergency committee, known as COBRA. But while there are still safety concerns in the area around Tottenhams White Hart Lane stadium, the remaining nine topflight matches this weekend are set to go ahead, including two others in London. "Everything is subject to change if there is a major incident in any of the cities tonight or on Friday night," Premier League chief executive Scudamore cautioned Thursday at an event launching the new season. The violence first broke out late Saturday in the low-income district of Tottenham in north London after a protest against the fatal police shooting of man who was gunned down in disputed circumstances Thursday. "The police have done a fantastic job, but its been a crime scene all week and the council have not had enough time to do what they need," Scudamore said. Tottenham said the decision to postpone the match was taken because of "safety concerns relating to the infrastructure of the High Road and access to the stadium caused by last Saturdays riots." "We apologize for any inconvenience caused to supporters due to matters outside of the control of the club," Spurs said. The violence morphed into general lawlessness in London and several other cities over the following three nights, with police struggling to regain control. "It is an unacceptable thing to have happened in a civilized society," Scudamore said. Tottenham captain Michael Dawson expressed his disappointment at his delayed start to the season, having already seen Englands friendly against the Netherlands on Wednesday at Wembley Stadium called off. "Weve worked for six weeks trying to get fit and now the first weeks not going to be happening for us," the defender said. "But safety is the main thing, and the police wouldnt have called it off lightly." The other Premier League matches on the opening weekend in London are on Saturday, with Fulham hosting Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers facing Bolton. The league confirmed those and the other seven matches in the rest of the country would go ahead after a meeting following the launch event on Thursday morning. "The Premier League has worked closely with the authorities and London-based clubs throughout the recent civil unrest to ensure matches are staged in accordance with supporter safety," the league said in a statement. 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Tonight, they face one of their toughest challenges yet as they face former teammate Chris Bosh and the Heat in Miami. You can see all the action on TSN beginning at 6pm et/3pm pt. Raptors head coach Dwane Casey announced before the game that Tyler Hansbrough will not play due to a left ankle sprain. Toronto began a three-game road trip with a 101-88 drubbing of the Washington Wizards. Things dont get easier for the Raptors because after Sundays tilt with the two-time defending champions, they visit the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday. DeMar DeRozan scored 20 points and Kyle Lowry had 19 points and 11 assists against the Wiz on Friday. Patrick Patterson added 18 points, Amir Johnson scored 17 and Terrence Jones notched 14 for the Raptors, who got their third straight win over the Wizards, but only their second in their last seven trips to Washington. They are 9-2 with a new-look roster after trading Rudy Gay and 7-1 in their last eight road games. 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