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FA to ask amateur football club to remove Palestine corner flags

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  • Flags were set to be used in an under-eights match
  • Visiting side forfeited game after hosts refused to change flags

The Football Association will ask an amateur club to remove the ­Palestine corner flags that led to their under-eights match being called off on Sunday.

Queens Park Crescents have maintained they had approval to display the flags when they hosted Wixams Wanderers. The game, which was under the ­jurisdiction of the Bedfordshire FA, did not go ahead after a parent whose child plays for Wixams Wanderers asked for the flags to be removed before kick-off.

Continue reading…Flags were set to be used in an under-eights matchVisiting side forfeited game after hosts refused to change flagsThe Football Association will ask an amateur club to remove the ­Palestine corner flags that led to their under-eights match being called off on Sunday.Queens Park Crescents have maintained they had approval to display the flags when they hosted Wixams Wanderers. The game, which was under the ­jurisdiction of the Bedfordshire FA, did not go ahead after a parent whose child plays for Wixams Wanderers asked for the flags to be removed before kick-off. Continue reading…