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VIDEO: Commemorative WW1 Christmas Truce football match played in Maidenhead

VIDEO: Commemorative WW1 Christmas Truce football match played in Maidenhead

VIDEO: Commemorative WW1 Christmas Truce football match played in Maidenhead

Teams from Desborough College in Maidenhead and The Windsor Boys' School in Windsor took part in a commemorative football game on Saturday to remember the Christmas Truce 1914.

It was organised by the Royal Borough as part of the For King and Country project to honour those from the area who lost their lives during the First World War.

The event included a poppy parade and a performance of Silent Night by Maidenhead Choral Society.

It was set around the Maidenhead United FC game at the club's York Road ground.

A national commemoration of the Christmas Truce has been taking place since Saturday and runs until Sunday.

Football Remembers is a joint venture by The FA, Premier League, Football League and the British Council – and supported by HRH The Duke of Cambridge.

On Saturday clubs across the country were being asked to pose for a combined pre-match photo with their opposition to remember the solidarity shown on the battlefields 100 years ago.

They could then upload the images to a special website here by tweeting or posting on Instagram using #FootballRemembers.

Watch a video of highlights from the event below.

Click here to see a photo gallery.

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