Football chants: you only sing when you’re winning

often lacking rhyme and reason, tom looks at the evolution of football chants. just in time for euro 2012 too.

Here it is again – that time of year when our sceptred isle places its hopes and dreams on 11 men, a piece of leather, and a coach who wouldn’t look out of place on the touchline of a pub league match…circa 1972. Lets be frank, for the average England fan, Euro 2012 promises to be a veritable orgy of, well…¬†disappointment, shame, and failure. However,¬†we thought it was the perfect time to take a closer look at the relationship music shares with the (not so) beautiful game, if only to take your mind off the horrors transpiring in eastern Europe this summer.

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