THE FA Cup Final takes place on the same day as the Royal Wedding - and Prince William is expected to present the coveted trophy after the match. But is it possible for Harry's best man to be in two places at the same time? Here's what we know. Will the Royal Wedding clash with the FA Cup Final? Fans of the royals and the FA Cup Final will be relieved to know that the two events will not clash. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are due to tie the knot at midday on May 19, but the footie's showpiece doesn't kick-off until 5.15pm. The wedding ceremony at Windsor Castle will be followed by a carriage procession through the town. An FA spokesman previously said: "May 19 promises to be a wonderful day with such a special royal occasion being followed by English football’s showpiece.” Could Prince William attend the wedding and the Cup Final? As president of the Football Association, Prince William attends the Cup Final every year to dish out the trophy to the eventual winners. This … [Read more...] about Will the royal wedding clash with the FA Cup final, could Prince William attend both and what time does the match start?
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0 Comments God Save the Queen will be played at Irish Cup final despite Cliftonville appeal BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The national anthem will be played at tomorrow's Irish Cup final at Windsor Park, despite a request from Cliftonville FC that it should be dropped. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/god-save-the-queen-will-be-played-at-irish-cup-final-despite-cliftonville-appeal-36872165.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/article36872164.ece/f79ee/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-05-04_new_40665956_I1.JPG Email The national anthem will be played at tomorrow's Irish Cup final at Windsor Park, despite a request from Cliftonville FC that it should be dropped. The north Belfast team Cliftonville are playing Coleraine for the trophy. The IFA said it had considered a request from Cliftonville that the national anthem be dropped from the match, but said the status quo should continue. "Following a written request from Cliftonville Football Club the Board of the Irish … [Read more...] about God Save the Queen will be played at Irish Cup final despite Cliftonville appeal
The Irish Football Association has rejected a plea by Cliftonville Football Club not to play ‘God Save The Queen’ at the Irish Cup Final this Saturday. The north Belfast team faces Coleraine in the fixture this Saturday at the National Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast.In a statement releases tonight the IFA said that its board met tonight to consider the written request by Cliftonville.“The members expressed sympathy for Cliftonville’s position but decided that the current board policy, agreed in August 2013, should stand,” the IFA said in a statement. “Therefore, the National Anthem will be played before the match.The board also committed to conducting a future stakeholder review of the issue.” … [Read more...] about Irish Cup final: Cliftonville national anthem plea rejected
0 Comments IFA rejects Cliftonville request to drop national anthem from Irish Cup final BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The Irish Football Association has ruled that the UK national anthem will be played at tomorrow's Irish Cup final at Windsor Park, when north Belfast team Cliftonville play Coleraine for the trophy. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/irish-league/ifa-rejects-cliftonville-request-to-drop-national-anthem-from-irish-cup-final-36871803.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36871802.ece/5e2aa/AUTOCROP/h342/rish%20Cup%20Final%2031_2.jpg Email The Irish Football Association has ruled that the UK national anthem will be played at tomorrow's Irish Cup final at Windsor Park, when north Belfast team Cliftonville play Coleraine for the trophy. In a statement, the soccer chiefs said that they had considered a request from Cliftonville that the UK national anthem be dropped from the match, and had decided the status quo should … [Read more...] about IFA rejects Cliftonville request to drop national anthem from Irish Cup final
Barcelona's supporters wave a banner reading "Free political prisoners" at the Copa del Rey final. Photo: AFP Spanish authorities are facing a backlash after Barcelona supporters were forced to ditch yellow T-shirts ahead of the club's Spanish Cup final victory over Sevilla. Several television stations showed pictures of police forcing Barça fans to discard their yellow T-shirts before entering the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid ahead of the 5-0 thrashing of Sevilla that earned the Catalan club a 30th Copa del Rey victory. Many Catalans -- including Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola whose ribbon has resulted in a fine by English football authorities -- have been donning yellow to show support for nine Catalan independence leaders held in prison near Madrid over "rebellion". They face up to 30 years in jail if convicted of that charge. A police spokesman told AFP on Sunday that "placards or T-shirts whose significance or content could have increased the risk of … [Read more...] about Spanish authorities under fire over cup final yellow ban