Pre-Professional Fouls

"The Football Match"
Dave & Toni Arthur

Anyone who's ever complained about thuggish play or negative tactics in the modern game could learn something from the traditional tune, "The Football Match," as recorded by folk duo Dave & Toni Arthur. Specifically, they should learn to be grateful that at least Robbie Savage and Nigel De Jong weren't armed. Read more about Pre-Professional Fouls

Stadium Hits of the 1880s

"Football Crazy"
Robin Hall & Jimmy MacGregor

If I ask what comes to mind when I say "soccer songs," you may think of bomabastic official team anthems, or terrace songs shouted by supporters at games, or Top 40 World Cup tie-ins. But ask English fans of a certain age about "football songs" and they might also think of this novelty dialect song, the surprisingly enduring "Football Crazy," or as it's sometimes written, "Fitba' Crazy." Read more about Stadium Hits of the 1880s

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