Friday June 5, 2020

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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
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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