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Nov 22, 2022
Calls for UK asylum scheme for Iran players who could face prison or DEATH after refusing to sing anthem at World Cup

Calls for UK asylum scheme for Iran players who could face prison or DEATH after refusing to sing anthem at World Cup

SENIOR Tory MPs have called for Britain to open its arms to brave Iranian footballers who could face persecution when they return home from the World Cup. The Iranian XI stood tall but silent as their national anthem played ahead of the clash with England at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha yesterday. GettyThe Iranian national team remained silent during the national anthem before their match against England yesterday[/caption] Iran supporters held protest signs with the rallying cries of ‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ and ‘Freedom For Iran’ at the Khalifa...
Nov 18, 2022
Keir Starmer admits his fave footie memory was watching England lose to Germany on penalties at Euro 96

Keir Starmer admits his fave footie memory was watching England lose to Germany on penalties at Euro 96

SIR Keir Starmer last night admitted one of his favourite footie moments was watching England LOSE to Germany on penalties. The self-claimed footie mad Labour chief recalled watching the nation’s humiliation at Euro 96 ahead of the World Cup starting next week. Alan MacGregor EwingSir Keir is a self proclaimed football fanatic but admits shocking fave football memory[/caption] Sir Keir laughed as he described the “agonising” experience of sitting “up almost on top of” Gascoigne in the stands when the England legend missed an open goal during extra time. Away from footie,...

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