Arsenal's Emma nets herself a husband

Arsenal and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne at her wedding to former footballer Marcus Bignot; and right, in action for Ireland against the US.
Arsenal and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne at her wedding to former footballer Marcus Bignot; and right, in action for Ireland against the US.

SWAPPING her jersey for a bridal gown, Arsenal and Republic of Ireland ladies goalkeeper Emma Byrne has wed long-term partner Marcus Bignot.

The 35-year-old wed the English former professional footballer at the Church of Our Lady's Nativity, in Leixlip, Co Kildare, yesterday.

A string of Byrne's current and former team mates were among the guests.

Leanne Champ, Jenny Canty, Kelly Few and Jane Ludlow were spotted at the ceremony, while Alex Scott and Kirsty Pealling were also in attendance.

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