Ireland women fined for singing IRA anthem in historic World Cup qualifier

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Irish footballers have been fined €20,000 He sings the IRA song In the locker room. They did this after qualifying for the World Championship for the first time in history under national coach Vera Pau at the expense of Scotland.

Although not participating in the song, Pau immediately took over. “From the bottom of our hearts, we apologize for offending anyone.”

Now, two months later, UEFA is fining the Irish association for “breaching the basic rules of decent behaviour”. Political expression is prohibited in international football, as it is during this men’s World Cup Serbia and Croatia were punished Sanctioned by FIFA, among others, Virgil van Dijk Don’t wear the OneLove band.

World Cup next summer

However, Ireland will be competing in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand from July. Pau’s team has been drawn in Group B alongside Australia, Nigeria and Canada.

Netherlands, who lost in the final at the previous World Cup, are in Group E with world champions USA and Vietnam. The identity of the third enemy will not be known until February. It comes from the play-offs between Portugal, Cameroon and Thailand.

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