FIFA set to rule on Wembley poppies ahead of England's World Cup qualifier against Scotland on November 11



The English and Scottish FAs are working together on how their national sides will recognise Armistice Day when they play a World Cup qualifier at Wembley on November 11.
FIFA have already been contacted to propose both sides wear black armbands embroidered with poppies to honour the war dead.
The joint approach and early dialogue follows the fuss in November 2011 when England wanted to have poppies on their shirts against Spain, but were stopped by world football's ruling body on the grounds they allow no political, religious or commercial messages on kits.
This caused an outcry with FA... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Sport, Views: 36
Source: Daily Mail
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