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Northern Ireland side needs a new anthem

Published 17/06/2016

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WATCHING Norn Iron as a long-departed expat, I find it bizarre to hear God Save The Queen sung as the team's national anthem.

Wales has the wonderful Land of My Fathers and Scotland has Flower of Scotland. Politics has nothing to do with wanting a rousing tune that identifies you with your team at midnight in Hong Kong, surrounded by grinning Polish fans about to launch enthusiastically into their own.

It is time for a change. Please make it happen.

MARK MCFARLAND

Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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