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Buckingham Palace hosts its first football match: photos

by | 7th, October 2013

TODAY Buckingham Palace hosted a football match. The Duke of Cambridge and members of the Royal household were there to see Polytechnic FC take on the Civil Service FC. The Duke of Cambridge, president of the FA, helped organise the event, the first of its kind at Queen Elizabeth II’s London home, as part of the Football Association’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

The game ended in a draw: One-one-one-one-one etc…

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The Sun Royal rota picture by Paul Edwards 7.10.13 The Duke of Cambridge hosting a reception for The Football Association 's 150 Grassroots Heroes Buckingham Palace . Greg Dyke ,Duchess of Glouchester  Cambridge watch the game  See PA copy .

The Duke of Cambridge trains with members of the Royal household, during the second half of a match between the Polytechnic FC and the Civil Service FC, in the grounds of Buckingham Palace's garden, central London.

Britain's Prince William takes part in a training session in the garden of Buckingham Palace in central London on October 7, 2013. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL

Polytechnic FC (in blue), during their match with the Civil Service FC in Buckingham Palace's garden, central London.

Polytechnic FC (in blue), during their match with the Civil Service FC in Buckingham Palace's garden, central London.

The Duke of Cambridge (centre) speaks with members of Polytechnic FC prior to their match against the Civil Service FC, in the grounds of Buckingham Palace's garden, central London.

The Duke of Cambridge trains with members of the Royal household, during the second half of a match between the Polytechnic FC and the Civil Service FC, in the grounds of Buckingham Palace's garden, central London.



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