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Jack Grealish has decided to play for England. What does this say about nationality when it comes to sport?

4th October, 2015
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Jack Grealish has swapped his Republic of Ireland jersey for an English one;

It’s easy to view the Irish as hypocrites. Last week, when Jack Grealish announced he’d be an English rather than Irish player from now on, a decent chunk of the nation worked itself into a rage.

We can pretend Twitter is a lowly platform of human thought, but that’s to protect us from what we actually are as a society. The truth is it’s a reflection of much of the national...

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