Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding date has been revealed by Kensington Palace and it is a big clash on the British calendar that could be left the British fans in dilemma to attend which one.
The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to take place on Saturday, May 19 next year and it is clashing with the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding date and FA Cup Final on the same date
FA Cup Final day also needs a massive police presence as tens of thousands of fans come to the capital for the match.
Harry’s brother the Duke of Cambridge who is the President of the Football Association, usually attends the high-profile match and presents the trophy to the winners and it has thrown into doubt who will present the trophy to the winning captain as a result.
Harry is also a supporter of Arsenal, who won the FA Cup last season and were handed their winners medals by his brother William.
Kensington Palace confirmed that they are aware of it and they haven’t announced times yet. It will be considered as part of the further planning.
Royal weddings usually take place on a weekday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wed on a Friday and the Queen on a Thursday.
When asked why a Saturday, a Kensington Palace spokesman said: “They felt it would give the public the greatest opportunity to watch, come out, support and get involved.”