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Sunderland ban McClean from Twitter

Sunderland's James McClean has closed his Twitter account after a row over a tweet in which he named an Irish rebel anthem as his favourite song. The Wolfe Tones song, The Broad Black Brimmer, tells the story of a boy whose father is killed fighting for the IRA.

The Daily Mail said the club banned McClean from Twitter after his tweet prompted wide media coverage.

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