William: 'Huge honour to lead the FA'

The Duke of Cambridge, who is the Football Association's President, said: "I consider it a huge honour to lead the FA.

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Prince William placing the FA Cup on a stand at Wembley in 2007. Credit: Sang Tan/PA Wire

"It is an organisation which reaches every community, bringing the simplest enjoyment to people of all ages and all abilities.

“Over 150 years, football has become part of the very fabric of our society and I hope the year ahead will allow us to celebrate every aspect of this great game.”

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FA celebrates 150th anniversary

The FA is launching a year of celebration to mark its 150th anniversary.