Video: Groom wins over his footy mad father in law in team strip

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A grovelling groom surprised his guests when he stripped off his morning suit during his wedding speech to reveal he was wearing his footy-mad father-in-law’s team shirt.

When southerner Mark Silvester asked stout northerner David Fleming for his daughter’s hand in marriage, the Huddersfield Town fan of 51 years told him he could have it - on the condition he attended three football games with him.

Mark Silvester makes the day for his new father in law, David Fleming, by stripping off his shirt and jacket during his speech to reveal that he had taken his vows secretly wearing a Huddersfield Town jersey. See Ross Parry copy : A grovelling groom surprised his guests when he stripped off his morning suit during his wedding speech to reveal he was wearing his footy-mad father-in-law's team shirt. When southerner Mark Silvester asked stout northerner David Fleming for his daughters hand in marriage, the Huddersfield Town fan of 51 years told him he could have it - on the condition he attended three football games with him. But the 31-year-old designer and football-phobe did not get chance to make any of the matches ahead of his marriage to Christine Fleming, also 31, and hoped his stunt  - showing he had said his vows in a Terriers shirt - would make it up to him. Doting dad and Town fan David, who is a retired trades union official, grew up in Liversedge, near Huddersfield, West Yorks., but moved down south

Mark Silvester makes the day for his new father in law, David Fleming, by stripping off his shirt and jacket during his speech to reveal that he had taken his vows secretly wearing a Huddersfield Town jersey. See Ross Parry copy : A grovelling groom surprised his guests when he stripped off his morning suit during his wedding speech to reveal he was wearing his footy-mad father-in-law's team shirt. When southerner Mark Silvester asked stout northerner David Fleming for his daughters hand in marriage, the Huddersfield Town fan of 51 years told him he could have it - on the condition he attended three football games with him. But the 31-year-old designer and football-phobe did not get chance to make any of the matches ahead of his marriage to Christine Fleming, also 31, and hoped his stunt - showing he had said his vows in a Terriers shirt - would make it up to him. Doting dad and Town fan David, who is a retired trades union official, grew up in Liversedge, near Huddersfield, West Yorks., but moved down south

But the 31-year-old designer and football-phobe did not get chance to make any of the matches ahead of his marriage to Christine Fleming, also 31, and hoped his stunt - showing he had said his vows in a Terriers shirt - would make it up to him.

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