The Author

Daniel Collins

Daniel Collins is a Manchester-based Irish football supporter originally from the north-west of Ireland.

The 2014 poppy memorial at Tower of London (POA(Phot) Mez Merrill/MOD; Royal Navy; OGL). 1

James and the Giant Poppy

by Daniel Collins

James McClean’s decision to not wear a poppy while playing Premier League football is about to become a hot topic of conversation once again.

Chris Baird and Niall McGinn are seen bowing their heads during a rendition of 3

God save our James McClean

by Daniel Collins

Daniel Collins takes a look into the curious context of national anthem disengagement following the latest incident involving James McClean.