England drops World Cup armband amid yellow card threat

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England drops World Cup armband amid yellow card threat

World Cup action resumes today as England is set to face Iran at 9AM.

However Captain Harry Kane will not be wearing the proposed OneLove armband because of the threat of players being booked.

FIFA has threatened to issues yellow cards to the players if they wear the armbands.

The captains of 7 countries had planned to wear the armband during matches to promote diversity and inclusion.

A joint statement from seven football associations said they could not put their players “in a position where they could face sporting sanctions”.

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