Sunderland FC have confirmed winger James McClean chose not to wear a Remembrance Day poppy on his shirt in yesterday's Premier League game against Everton, ITV Football has reported.
The Northern Ireland-born Republic of Ireland international's decision sparked a flurry of Twitter activity, with some users condemning the 23-year-old and others coming out in support of his right to choose.
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