England players to wear poppies on black armbands
England players will wear a poppy to honor Britain’s war dead on
their black armbands when they play world champion Spain on
Saturday after FIFA agreed to the compromise.
FIFA had turned down the Football Association’s request for
players to wear shirts embroidered with a red poppy as a mark of
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Prince William both
wrote to FIFA to support the FA before the bodies reached a