The couple will be getting married at at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle with many well-known guests expected to attend.
Their announced date could frustrate some football fans hoping to enjoy both the wedding and the FA Cup.
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Which football team does Prince Harry support?
The royal family is divided when it comes to football team loyalty, with Prince William being an Aston Villa fan and the Queen reportedly supporting West ham, but Prince Harry has revealed himself to be an Arsenal fan.
Other famous Arsenal fans include Colin Firth, Danny DeVito, Chris Martin and Benedict Cumberbatch.
His team is currently seventh in the Premier League and they face Nottingham Forrest in the third round of the FA Cup on 7th January.
Harry has been seen on a number of occasions playing football with his brother, as well as supporting local football academies and projects.
Prince Harry and Prince William usually attend the FA Cup final, with Prince William being the FA President and usually presenting the trophy to the winning team.
When are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle getting married?
It was announced this week that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married on Saturday 19th May 2018.
This is the same day that the FA Cup Final will take place, meaning there’s a chance Prince Harry could miss his side lifting the trophy.
Arsenal have won three of the last four FA Cup finals, including last year when they beat Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley Stadium.
His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will marry on 19th May 2018.
Today's announcement follows earlier confirmation of the month of the wedding and its location at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. pic.twitter.com/7pgdRM90Na
— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) December 15, 2017
Homes around the country may also be facing a clash between football fans wanting to see this season’s final and those who are keen to see the latest royal wedding.
There could also be an issue with the Football Association finding a member of the royal family to award the trophy to the winners this year, with Prince Harry and FA President Prince William both unavailable.