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How to get married during a World Cup match

  • Published at 12:32 pm July 7th, 2018
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Here’s how the British are handling wedding ceremonies during their most anticipated World Cup match so far

British to-be brides and grooms are having to adapt and accommodate their guests due to their wedding ceremonies coinciding with the time of England’s much anticipated match with Sweden, and most of them are not too thrilled about it, especially the brides.

This is England's first World Cup quarter-final in 12 years, following their nerve-wracking penalty shootout victory over Colombia, takes place at 1400 GMT when many weddings or post-ceremony receptions will be taking place.

A guideline has been issued for wedding guests that states anyone caught sneaking a look at their mobile phone for match updates should be sent packing. Reverend Sandra Millar, head of "life events" for the Church of England issued such guidelines.

"For those attending a wedding service, I'd strongly encourage you to make sure you are fully on-side with the happy couple and switch off your mobile phone in advance," she told the Daily Telegraph.

"For those getting married on Saturday, like England fans you might experience a few nerves, but you can be sure that it will also be the best day of your life, with memories to cherish. Who knows, come 6pm, that may be something you share with the rest of the nation too."

Some couples who are tying the knot have adapted their special day.

Matt Yeo, who is marrying Sophie Wood -- whom he says had to take a lot of convincing to accommodate those guests who are football fans as she is not one -- has ordered a satellite dish for the post-ceremony reception.

However, the match will be filmed “live” at 1600 GMT -- posters are to be placed banning mobile phones being switched on so people know the score -- as speeches are due at the time of kick-off.

"It has changed our plans quite dramatically," Yeo told the Telegraph.

"I'm having to order an aerial satellite, a projector, a TV and all the cables in a very short timeframe."

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