Uk News Wales fans wear rainbow hats into stadium - but no protest from players against armband ban United Kingdom news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Wales have not followed Germany by making a protest as they lined up for their World Cup clash with Iran over the ban on wearing the OneLove armband.But fans were allowed to bring rainbow hats and flags into the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium after Fifa gave the green light following an outcry when Welsh supporters had them confiscated at the USA game on Monday.Welsh skipper Gareth Bale was one of seven captains who had been warned he would be booked if he wore the armband before their opening match against the USA.Coach Rob Page protested ahead before today’s crucial match with Iran, insisting it is down to governments and football associations to discuss wider matters.
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.Iranian fans were seen weeping in the stands and some booed as the team appeared to back down against Wales following their defiant stand before playing the Three Lions.The players had bravely refused to sing before the England game, risking retaliation from the regime which has launched a brutal crackdown on demonstrators who are taking to the streets over the death of Mahsa Amini, 22, after she was arrested for allegedly breaking Iran’s strict rules on wearing the hijab.(This story is being updated)
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