England confirm they will not wear One Love armband at World Cup

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By Tom Gott England have confirmed they will not wear the One Love armband at the World Cup in Qatar after facing pressure from FIFA abandon their plans. The armbands do not directly reference Qatar’s anti-LGBT laws but were designed in protest of any forms of homophobia – being homosexual is against the law in Qatar. England were among seven nations to express a desire to wear the armband, even with FIFA threatening punishments, but the FA have now confirmed they will not be wearing it this winter. “FIFA has been very clear that it will impose sporting sanctions if our captains wear the armba…

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