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British PM savages ‘outrageous’ FIFA poppy rejection

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday branded as "outrageous" FIFA's opposition to England and Scotland players wearing poppies on their shirts for a World Cup qualifier on Armistice Day. While FIFA maintained its rejection, the prime minister said FIFA should sort its own affairs out rather than interfere in tributes to a country's war dead. "It is utterly outrageous," May said when asked about the matter in parliament. Our football players want to recognise those who gave their lives for our…