It is better to play English anthems for England, not Britain

A letter from Dr Gerald Morgan:
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Is it too much to ask the FA and the RFU that they sing English anthems for England not British anthems for England and play n English colours for England (red and white) and not British colours for England (red, white and blue)?

I know this is difficult for poorly educated Old Etonians to understand, but even writers in the British ‘Daily Telegraph’ are beginning to get the point.

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Frankly I no longer wish to upset my many Irish friends, let alone friends in Scotland and Wales, in this simple matter of national identity.

I would prefer to lose with ‘Jerusalem’ than win with ‘God Save The Queen’.

Dr Gerald Morgan Dublin (an Englishman)

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