Poppies

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Poppies printed on fleet of police cars to mark the centenary of the end of WWI

Poppies printed on fleet of police cars to mark the centenary of the end of WWI

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit will feature a poppy on all of its marked patrol vehicles.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Football Lads Alliance urges boycott of Wetherspoons after being duped by spoof Remembrance Sunday message

Football Lads Alliance urges Wetherspoons boycott after being duped by fake site

Tommy Robinson-backed group falls for fake message about poppies on Remembrance Sunday

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

The English FA was fined after Fifa took issue with several poppy displays during the Scotland match

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

England fined £35,000 for Armistice Day poppy display against Scotland

Welsh and Northern Irish FAs also fined for 'political gesture'

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'Football players should wear poppies and accept the sanctions', says former sports minister

England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions, says former sports minister

'England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions'

Fifa have ruled that football players will not be allowed to wear poppies in the England vs Scotland match on Armistice Day, causing much controversy

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

'I'd like to give individuals at Fifa who banned poppies a tiny slap round the head', says Godfrey Bloom

Former UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap FIFA poppy-banners

Godfrey Bloom says he'd like to slap Fifa poppy-banners

FIFA has refused to allow England and Scotland football players to wear poppies on the pitch, despite their match being on Armistice Day

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

#JustWWIthings is perhaps the most ill-judged marketing campaign in history

#JustWWIthings is perhaps the most ill-judged marketing campaign in history

Hashtag was conceived as a publicity tool for the Battlefield computer game - but it quickly backfired with scores of negative messages on social media