Prince William trains with the Queen's Household team

During the day the Duke of Cambridge, president of the Football Association, donned his boots - a present from England striker Wayne Rooney and embossed with WR10 - but not for the match, instead he joined the Queen's Household team for a training session.

Prince William training
Will's skills: the Prince tries his talents out on the royal grounds. Credit: PA
Prince William training
The royal boot: Prince William hosted the match to celebrate The FA's 150 grassroot heroes. Credit: PA

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First football match at Palace

Buckingham Palace is hosting its first ever football match today between two of England's oldest amateur clubs as part of the FA's 150th celebrations. Prince William, the FA's president, said he is "excited to be playing on my grandmother's lawn."