Martin Offiah

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Martin Offiah said : "It's definitely an emotional piece of music, very emotive, it stirs up feelings and that's probably something to do with its history," "That history is probably not that well known by a lot of people in the UK. I champion the RFU reviewing it, I wouldn't support the banning of such a song. When you do try to ban things like that it just makes the song more divisive. "If this review leads to the RFU putting a positive spin on this song, engaging with ethnic communities, looking at the rooms where decisions are made in the RFU and addressing those issues, that's what we actually want" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah told : "I am learning that I am part of the history of the song and I am proud of that fact," External link

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Martin Offiah added : "I still go to Twickenham quite a lot and they sing either Jerusalem or Swing Low and a lot of people in the crowd turn to me. "I didn't think I had ever been on a pitch while people were singing it. "I'm hoping to be at the game against Wales on Saturday and that song will resonate even more with me" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah said : "He wrote some beautiful words about me and he wrote about seeing me playing rugby union at Twickenham and being Chariots," "I was like, 'Oh wow' but it didn't really dawn on me" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah said : "It's definitely an emotional piece of music, very emotive, it stirs up feelings and that's probably something to do with its history," "That history is probably not that well known by a lot of people in the UK. I champion the RFU reviewing it, I wouldn't support the banning of such a song. When you do try to ban things like that it just makes the song more divisive. "If this review leads to the RFU putting a positive spin on this song, engaging with ethnic communities, looking at the rooms where decisions are made in the RFU and addressing those issues, that's what we actually want" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah added : "I still go to Twickenham quite a lot and they sing either Jerusalem or Swing Low and a lot of people in the crowd turn to me. "I didn't think I had ever been on a pitch while people were singing it. "I'm hoping to be at the game against Wales on Saturday and that song will resonate even more with me" External link

bbc Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Martin Offiah said : "He wrote some beautiful words about me and he wrote about seeing me playing rugby union at Twickenham and being Chariots," "I was like, 'Oh wow' but it didn't really dawn on me" External link

bbc Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
player20.00%EN09/12/201612/09/2016
star20.00%EN01/12/201412/01/2014
former rugby player20.00%EN01/07/201407/01/2014
rugby player40.00%EN01/04/201404/01/2014
Names Lang Count
Martin OffiahEN100.00%


 
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Martin Offiah

Last updated on 2014-01-30T12:14+0300.

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Martin Offiah said : "It's definitely an emotional piece of music, very emotive, it stirs up feelings and that's probably something to do with its history," "That history is probably not that well known by a lot of people in the UK. I champion the RFU reviewing it, I wouldn't support the banning of such a song. When you do try to ban things like that it just makes the song more divisive. "If this review leads to the RFU putting a positive spin on this song, engaging with ethnic communities, looking at the rooms where decisions are made in the RFU and addressing those issues, that's what we actually want" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah told : "I am learning that I am part of the history of the song and I am proud of that fact," External link

heart Friday, June 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah added : "I still go to Twickenham quite a lot and they sing either Jerusalem or Swing Low and a lot of people in the crowd turn to me. "I didn't think I had ever been on a pitch while people were singing it. "I'm hoping to be at the game against Wales on Saturday and that song will resonate even more with me" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah said : "He wrote some beautiful words about me and he wrote about seeing me playing rugby union at Twickenham and being Chariots," "I was like, 'Oh wow' but it didn't really dawn on me" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 1:46:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah said : "It's definitely an emotional piece of music, very emotive, it stirs up feelings and that's probably something to do with its history," "That history is probably not that well known by a lot of people in the UK. I champion the RFU reviewing it, I wouldn't support the banning of such a song. When you do try to ban things like that it just makes the song more divisive. "If this review leads to the RFU putting a positive spin on this song, engaging with ethnic communities, looking at the rooms where decisions are made in the RFU and addressing those issues, that's what we actually want" External link

bbc Friday, June 19, 2020 1:22:00 PM EAT

Martin Offiah added : "I still go to Twickenham quite a lot and they sing either Jerusalem or Swing Low and a lot of people in the crowd turn to me. "I didn't think I had ever been on a pitch while people were singing it. "I'm hoping to be at the game against Wales on Saturday and that song will resonate even more with me" External link

bbc Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Martin Offiah said : "He wrote some beautiful words about me and he wrote about seeing me playing rugby union at Twickenham and being Chariots," "I was like, 'Oh wow' but it didn't really dawn on me" External link

bbc Saturday, March 7, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
player20.00%EN09/12/201612/09/2016
star20.00%EN01/12/201412/01/2014
former rugby player20.00%EN01/07/201407/01/2014
rugby player40.00%EN01/04/201404/01/2014
Names Lang Count
Martin OffiahEN100.00%


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