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Sixty per cent wanted Flower of Scotland
A vast majority of Scots want to ditch God Save The Queen as the official national anthem, according to an exclusive poll for the Sunday Express.

The Angus Reid survey - conducted on September 1 and 2 - found just one in 10 north of the Border are in favor, preferring the 1967 Corries hit Flower of Scotland.

Support was even lower in the 18-34 age group.

Other suggestions showed a handful of people saying they would even prefer the likes of Donald Where's Yer Troosers.

Just 11 per cent opted for God Save The Queen, which in 1745 had an additional verse added to say "rebellious Scots to crush".

Sixty percent wanted Flower of Scotland, with support highest among women.

Hamish Husband, spokesman for the Association of Tartan Army Clubs, said Flower of Scotland was best suited for sporting events but added that it would be better to find a new anthem.

He said: "Flower of Scotland is a battle song and fits the bill when it comes to rugby and football. But it says nothing about our place in the world which is what a national anthem should do."