English football has always been renowned for it’s great atmospheres and interaction between both sets of fans on match day.
Perhaps the best way to judge a team’s success during a game is through the volume of their supporters – with quite often the winning side being the loudest out of the two sets of fans.
With the mass increase in social media usage in the past 10 years, chants have become much more interesting in the way that more or less everything on the terraces is posted out to the whole of the nation.
Therefore, not only do chants increase the humour on the day of the match, but also prove to be a great way to get your team’s name out to the rest of the country with witty and humorous chants.
Chants have certainly been at the focal point of the English game for many years now and the industry certainly doesn’t seem to be slowing down.
The atmosphere would definitely be a lot flatter in stadiums if it wasn’t for chants that encapsulate the imagination and humour that flies about on the terraces. What is more, it is clear to see that chants can go much further than the terraces and end up being used in pubs, clubs and public transport before and after the game.
With the chant industry at an all time high, FootballLeagueWorld writer Reece Chambers gives his opinion on the best FIVE chants in the Football League…