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Aberdeen FC And The Human League Present The 11 Greatest Footballer Chants (Volume 1)

by | 20th, March 2014




UNEXPECTEDLY to most, the Human League’s ‘Don’t You Want Me?’ went top ten midweek. No-one really knew why, especially die-in-the-wool Human League fans. Everyone was pleased all the same.

However, what had happened was Aberdeen FC fans (with excellent taste it has to be said) had been buying the song in droves after they rejigged the famous chorus into “Peter Pawlett baby!”

So with that, let us look at Aberdeen fans being brilliant and some of the other magnificent football fan reworkings of famous pop songs. Some of them might even be better than the originals!


“Peter Pawlett Baby!”

As mentioned, The Dons rewording of ‘Don’t You Want Me?’ is named after one of the fans’ favourite players. And what a joyous racket they make!




Liverpool sings The Beatles

On The Kop in the 60s, Liverpool broke into song when ‘She Loves You’ blared out on the tannoy. Luckily, the BBC were on hand to capture it on film for one of the most wonderful football clips ever. If you don’t swoon and grin at the Oooooh bit, you’re beyond saving.




What’s that coming over the hill?

When The Automatic recorded ‘Monster’, they wouldn’t have ever guessed it was going to become a football chant. Bolton fans sang it about Anelka and, here on video, Swansea fans sang it about their beloved Michael Chopra. A wonderful, wonderful terrace chant!




“And after all, you’re my Alan Ball…”

As you know, Oasis are big Manchester City fans, so it was only a matter of time before one of their songs got the terrace treatment. However, no-one would have guessed that Noel Gallagher’s ballad, ‘Wonderwall’, would’ve been turned into a tribute to Alan Ball.


English Premiership  - Manchester City v Liverpool



Stoke City’s ‘Delilah’

Stoke are famed for singing the Tom Jones murder-ballad, ‘Delilah’. Fans haven’t changed the lyrics they simply sing it as it is. Why? Well, there’s a few versions of reasons why, and some of them, you’ll find here .




“Little Pea”

Manchester United striker, Javier Hernandez has a nickname that translates into ‘Little Pea’. When Man Utd fans got hold

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