Fifa fines in full: England pay £35,350 for poppy display, but who else got fined by football's governing body?

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England's display of the poppy cost the FA over £30,000 (Source: Getty)

Fifa has raised £1.4m in fines from national football associations in 2016, including £35,350 from England for displaying poppies during November's World Cup qualifiers.

Football's governing body has issued punishments for infractions varying from delayed kick-offs, homophobic chants, pitch invasions by dogs and not providing players for post-match interviews.

England's Football Association (FA) has appealed against the fine for the display of the poppy - deemed "a political symbol" by Fifa - and is prepared to take its case to the court of arbitration for sport.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland were also fined for their use of the poppy during remembrance commemorations in the November qualifiers played on Armistice Day.

Scotland following England's lead in issuing armbands bearing the symbol to their players while Wales and Northern Ireland's fans displayed it in the stands.

Yet England's fine, which is higher than fines imposed on a host of countries for homophobic chanting, was inflated by fans wearing the poppy on t-shirts in the stand and booing the Scottish national anthem.

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Chile were the most fined country by Fifa last year, receiving sanctions on four occasions for homophobic chanting, costing its football association £172,800.

The country has twice been ordered to play matches away from its home ground in Santiago, the 48,665 capacity Estadio Nacional Julio Martinez Pradano, and faces a further two matches at smaller venues for the repeated homophobic chanting.

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