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The reality is we seem to have learned nothing, but the sentiment and respect they represent is still important.
originally posted by: SlowNail
So... Armbands for Charlie Hebdo one year, ban poppys the next. Makes sense.
I would love to see both the English and Scottish FA's completely ignore FIFA and go ahead with it anyway.
originally posted by: TheKnightofDoom
I hope the players just stick one on.
Our great great grandads fought and died for the right to play footie...how bloody dare they I'm a bit mad at this.
I suspect the public backlash will set them straight.
Will they attempt to stop the two minute silence also? NEVER!.
originally posted by: midicon
Well it may go against the sentiment of this thread but I think they are correct to ban it. If allowed then what next?
Anyway, has remembrance day done anything really? We are still a nation of war hawks happily supplying weapons to all and sundry. When I see politicians, the monarchy, media pundits and co wearing poppies it makes me want to puke.
Hypocrisy at it's finest.