Possible Sanction For Ireland From FIFA

FIFA is considering sanctions against Ireland for wearing a political symbol during a friendly in March, a spokesperson for the world body confirmed this morning. Ireland’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising on their shirts has become more sensitive with England and Scotland locked in a battle with FIFA over the wearing…

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FIFA is considering sanctions against Ireland for wearing a political symbol during a friendly in March, a spokesperson for the world body confirmed this morning.

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Ireland’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising on their shirts has become more sensitive with England and Scotland locked in a battle with FIFA over the wearing of poppies in tribute to war dead.

A FIFA spokesperson said “The disciplinary committee of FIFA is evaluating the matter” of Ireland’s shirt.