James Mcclean Poppy

McClean Receives Death Threats After Choosing Not To Wear Poppy

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Sport

James McClean, the Sunderland winger, has received death threats after he chose not to wear a poppy for their Premier League fixture at Everton last w...

Lest We Forget? The Irish Did

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott De Buitléir

Whether right or wrong, it's extremely uncommon in Ireland to see anyone wearing a poppy, commemorating those who died while serving in the British Army. If one were to ask why, an initial response could be that it is a British custom and not an Irish one.

POLL: Should McClean Have Worn A Poppy?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Sport

Sunderland's James McClean chose not to wear a shirt with a poppy emblazoned on it for the Black Cats' Premier League fixture at Everton on the weeken...