FIFA Poppy Furore

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN The current “Poppy Furore” surrounding the England-Scotland game at Wembley on Armistice Day 2016, (on the 11th of November, the day when Britain traditionally remembers its war dead) is farcical. FIFA – the world governing body of football – deems political logos or messages on national football shirts to be against the spirit of the game, so the well-meaning gesture of putting … Continue reading FIFA Poppy Furore