Newton Emerson: Soccerball anthem row plays sovereignty disputes onside

The anthem row at the Irish Cup Final between Cliftonville and Coleraine raises the same questions of sovereignty also brought to the fore by the flag protests. Picture by David Maginnis/Pacemaker Press
THE older you get, the more ridiculous other grown men look when they take professional sport seriously. As the parody of the SAS motto puts it: who cares who wins? I remember my grandfather'[...]

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