Ewan MacKenna: War, sport and commerce join in orgy of profitable patriotism

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‘And the old men march slowly, old bones stiff and sore. They’re tired old heroes from a forgotten war."

Then again he’s like many in British sport who, unlike Eric Bogle, never asked what they are marching for.

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