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Anthems

Postby goonersid » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:09 pm

We used to have “she wore a yellow ribbon” the victims have their nauseating pacemakers shite!! Celtic have the fields of athenry etc etc
What is the best fans anthem??
I reckon you’ll go a long way and further to hear a better one than the Hibbees “Sunshine onLeith” some great versions on YouTube.
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Re: Anthems

Postby A11M11 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:17 am

"Blaydon Races" can be impressive at Newcasttle and "Bubbkes" at the Boleyn , don't know about the new place. But we have never had a real one albeit the " Eton boating song " was parodied in the early 60' s but died out when the all seater came to pass. I am sure the words can be found on google or I could write them out if anyone is interested.

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Re: Anthems

Postby augie » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:11 am

We used to have “she wore a yellow ribbon” the victims have their nauseating pacemakers shite!! Celtic have the fields of athenry etc etc
What is the best fans anthem??
I reckon you’ll go a long way and further to hear a better one than the Hibbees “Sunshine onLeith” some great versions on YouTube.
Too drunk to do a link



Agree 100% - I watched them singing it after they beat rangers in last seasons cup final, and tbh it gave me goosebumps :oops: I hadnt heard it sang before, and listening to thousands of success starved hibs fans singing it in unison was a sight to behold 8)

Tbh I have never really felt that "she wore a yellow ribbon" was an anthem - it never really spread/unified the fanbase to the extend that the above songs did for their clubs. I always go back to the song "A Goal" that was released for one of our cup finals a good few years back (wrighty sang on it with finbarr wright I think) - that for me would have made a great anthem for us and it incorporated our rich heritage and traditions

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Re: Anthems

Postby Allgunsblazin » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:07 pm

Good Old Arsenal, will do for me... :barscarf:

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Re: Anthems

Postby GranadaJoe » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:41 pm

Good Old Arsenal, will do for me... :barscarf:

Less of an anthem, more of a Chas ´n´Dave inspired pub song.

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Postby Jock Gooner » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:56 pm

Sunshine on Leith....fuckers need a bucket of soapy water on Leith first.

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Postby Bradywasking » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:38 pm

There's only one.....

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Postby Red Snapper » Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:32 pm

I often wonder why a lot of Southampton fans go to watch N17. You can often hear them singing the Southampton anthem at N17 matches. Also, why do Watford have the Z cars music? Fair enough at Everton but nothing to do with Hertfordshire is it?

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Re: Anthems

Postby Allgunsblazin » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:12 pm

Good Old Arsenal, will do for me... :barscarf:

Less of an anthem, more of a Chas ´n´Dave inspired pub song.
You disrespectful fuck, how dare you put Chas n Dave on the same scale as Good Old Arsenal....
Nice one Cyril, nice one son!... :barscarf: :wink:

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Postby StuartL » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:16 pm

Closest we got was 1-0 to the Arsenal ( or we’ll win cos we’re Arsenal) during the 94 cup winners cup run.
Born at half time at th Parc de Princes, when we were 1-0 up v PSG and the pet shop boys version was played over the loudspeakers, eagerly adopted by the traveling Gooner contingent. :barscarf: :barscarf:

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Re: Anthems

Postby GranadaJoe » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:07 pm

Good Old Arsenal, will do for me... :barscarf:

Less of an anthem, more of a Chas ´n´Dave inspired pub song.
You disrespectful fuck, how dare you put Chas n Dave on the same scale as Good Old Arsenal....
Nice one Cyril, nice one son!... :barscarf: :wink:

I remember taking my pocket money down to Woolworth's to buy it, and singing it proudly and non-stop, but if I'm honest, it's not really stood the test of time and is no way suitable as an 'anthem'.

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Re: Anthems

Postby Allgunsblazin » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:50 pm

Good Old Arsenal, will do for me... :barscarf:

Less of an anthem, more of a Chas ´n´Dave inspired pub song.
You disrespectful fuck, how dare you put Chas n Dave on the same scale as Good Old Arsenal....
Nice one Cyril, nice one son!... :barscarf: :wink:

I remember taking my pocket money down to Woolworth's to buy it, and singing it proudly and non-stop, but if I'm honest, it's not really stood the test of time and is no way suitable as an 'anthem'.
What the Totnum one?.... :shock:

Must admit the lyrics were quite repititive to the Rule Brittania tune...

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Re: Anthems

Postby DB10GOONER » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:57 am

Anthem? No. Just..... no. :oops:

We are not Northerners ffs. :lol: :wink:

The club tried to force a manufactured Anthem onto us in the early days at the Conglomerates Lego Bowl if you remember. I was arriving later and later to games just to avoid that godawful "the wonder of you" horseshit. :roll: :censored:

An Anthem either grows spontaneously from the terraces or you do without.

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Re: Anthems

Postby A11M11 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:24 pm

Good Old Arsenal , written by Jimmy Hill I think. for the 1971 cup fiinal because we didn't have one and the TV companies were all creaming themselves over Liverpool's one .
Still are too.


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