Hart pleased at poppy resolution

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Goalkeeper Joe Hart believes FIFA's decision to allow England's players to wear a poppy in this weekend's friendly international against Spain is a victory for common sense.

Hart and his team-mates were facing the prospect of not being able to wear poppies to mark Remembrance Day during the match at Wembley under FIFA rules but the Manchester City star feels a happy medium has been struck with the players now able to parade poppies on the black armbands they will wear during the game.

Hart said: "It was a great relief it was resolved in the best way possible in keeping us, as British citizens, happy and also FIFA as well who make the rules. It was nice to come to a happy medium where we are both happy."

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Joe Hart
Manchester City
Premier League

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