Prince William hopes to encourage Villa to 'new glory'

The Duke of Cambridge said he hoped to encourage his favourite football club to "new glory", at the 150th anniversary celebration gala of the Football Association.

Prince William joked that sadly the Queen, who is patron of the FA, has only enjoyed "one occasion when Aston Villa topped the league".

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William hails anti-racism move

The Duke of Cambridge said tonight there is "sadly more work to do" to stop racism in football. Speaking at a gala dinner to mark the 150th anniversary of the Football Association, Prince William praised organisations' attempt to stop discrimination.