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Match: Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt show off her engagement ring on her Instagram feed

Match: Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt show off her engagement ring on her Instagram feed

Match: Kevin Kilbane and Brianne Delcourt show off her engagement ring on her Instagram feed

Former Ireland international Kevin Kilbane has said he and new fiancée Brianne Delcourt have already pencilled in a date for their wedding.

The 43-year-old surprised fans by popping the question to the Canadian ice skater after two months of dating, following their 'Dancing on Ice' partnership last October.

Now the happy couple say they are wasting no time in ploughing ahead with the wedding.

When asked about their plans, Kilbane said: "We have a day, certainly the timescale in our heads, so we know what we're doing."

He revealed Delcourt (39) has already asked fellow pro skater Alexandra Schauman to be her maid of honour on her big day.

"When you know, you know... I feel like I've known Bri all my life," he added.

The happy couple hit the headlines after Kilbane, who played for a string of English clubs, popped the question shortly after they were eliminated from the ITV competition.

They posted a video on social media which shows a waiter coming over to the couple with a tray bearing a dessert and an engagement ring, and putting it down in front of a shocked Delcourt.

Kilbane then proposed to Delcourt, who could be heard saying: "Are you serious?"

Huge cheers then erupted from the other diners in the restaurant as they shared an embrace.

Irish Independent