Poppies decorate the radiator grill of the car carrying Britain's Prince Harry and Prince Philip to an event at the Field of Remembrance in front of Westminster Abbey in London, November 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The English Football Association (FA) are morally right to insist on the England team wearing commemorative poppies in Friday's World Cup qualifier with Scotland said chief executive Martin Glenn Thursday.World governing body FIFA forbids teams from wearing political, commercial or religious symbols during matches and has warned England and Scotland they could face sanctions if they defy the directive.But the football associations of both countries have decided their players will wear black armbands with poppy motifs to honor Britain's war dead in the Armistice Day fixture.Glenn, who was speaking at a Sport Industry Club breakfast, said they had been open with FIFA over the issue.Glenn, who admitted he was much more optimistic about the Infantino-led FIFA and welcomed the hiring of former UN official Fatma Samoura as secretary-general, said the FA believed FIFA were misinterpreting the rules.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE