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The "Club v Country" Debate - Where Do You Stand?

It's an age-old question - in the battle between your club and your country, can you support one more than the other?

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I hope you're all enjoying Euro 2016 as much as I am. Three matches a day, and most being of a very high quality. Some of the best players in the world are there too, and Jordan Henderson.

Mindless violence aside, it seems that most fans who have made the trip to France have reported back on tales of superb atmospheres, friendly locals and people having a fantastic time - which is what it's all about.

I was reminded of an old debate, one of "Club v Country" when someone used a hashtag that seems to have become very popular in the past week or so: #ScouseNotEnglish.

Now, whilst a lot of the tweets were surrounding the Remain/Leave campaign, I found plenty who had jumped on the tag to profess that they did not care about how the England team progressed during the competition. I don't think this is a problem limited to Liverpool either, from what I can read online.

I know that personally I've never been that bothered about the England team. Sometimes that's because of the players, sometimes that's because of the manager, and sometimes it's because of the supporters. Just because I'm not an avid fan doesn't mean that I don't want them to win. We all do, right?

However, it now appears that there is a rising number of people around who actively choose to support their club over their country. Is this the right thing to do?

In general terms, I think most would agree that football is all about self interest. Would you want England to win the World Cup, or would you want Bolton Wanderers to win the League One title (urgh)? I suspect that if given the choice of one or the other, most would go with the club option.

If we were in the Premier League and there was an international competition on the horizon, would you have been happy for Sam Allardyce or anyone else to rest, say, Kevin Nolan or Gary Cahill so as to help the England side with their preparations? I doubt it.

I think most of us want England to do well, but yet this question still exists.

If came down to either Bolton winning a trophy, or England doing the same - where do you stand?

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