Within minutes of Kensington Palace announcing that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married on May 19th, people have taken to social media in their masses to complain that it clashes with the FA Cup Final.
The government have been let off the hook with the date of the wedding as there is no need to call a bank holiday, however, many will be unpleased with the clash of events which will fight for TV audiences.
— Chris Ship (@chrisshipitv) December 15, 2017
The FA Cup is an annual football competition in the UK and is the oldest football competition in the world.
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The BBC is scheduled to air the competition live, however, it is unknown whether the plans will change to take account of the wedding.
Kensington Palace announced this afternoon that the couple will wed on Saturday 19th May.
The confirmation of the exact date follows the announcement in November that the couple will marry in St George’s Chapel located in the grounds of Windsor Castle.
The choice of venue means the wedding will be a much smaller affair than that of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011 when they got married at Westminster Abbey.
The palace also confirmed that Ms Markle is a protestant and will be baptised and confirmed before the wedding.
The couple wants to involve the public in their big day and details are being worked out on how to achieve this.