• FIFA takes action against England and Scotland for wearing poppies

    FIFA takes action against England and Scotland for wearing poppies

    England and Scotland are the subject of FIFA disciplinary proceedings after controversially wearing armbands with poppies on them during last Friday’s World Cup qualifier.

    Both nations were warned that doing so could break rules on making ‘political statements’.

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    Despite that, both England and Scotland went ahead with showing their respects during the game, which fell on Armistice Day.

    There are an array of possible sanctions that the nations could face […]