Prince William Enjoys Jolly Old Kickabout With Michael Owen On Buckingham Palace Lawn (Photos & Video)

Chris Wright

8th, October 2013


By Chris Wright

Football match at Buckingham Palace

As they FA continue to milk their 150th anniversary celebrations for all their worth, two of England’s oldest amateur clubs Civil Service FC and Polytechnic FC, both based in West London, played a full and proper Southern Amateur League fixture in the grounds of Buckingham Palace yesterday afternoon – the first competitive match ever held on Liz’s front lawn.

The game finished 2-1 to Polytechnic FC and the whole thing was so bloody posh that the two sides even had butlers and footmen bring out their half-time oranges on a silver platter…

Football match at Buckingham Palace

Before the game, FA president Prince William was put through his paces along with several other members of the Royal household in a training session laid on by Michael Owen, and the Duke of Cambridge showed some relatively impressive-ish touches, y’know, for a member of the landed gentry…


(Photos: PA)

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  1. Bob says:

    Let me guess, Owen got injured putting his boots on, but still wanted £50,000 to turn up…?

  2. jules says:

    prince williams first touch is so bad his second is a tackle but on the bright side he can probably trap the ball further than most can kick it what a cock.

  3. Rory says:

    He’s no Zvonimir Boban anyways… Awful awful technique.

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