Sunday 26 October 2014

"He's fast, he's red, he talks like Fr. Ted" - 10 of the funniest football chants

Published 12/03/2014 | 14:55

"You only live round the corner!" Fulham fans sing to Manchester United supporters during their 2-0 win in the 2008/9 season. (14%)
"Fat Eddie Murphy, you're just a fat Eddie Murphy." The Newcastle United fans heckling Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink back in his Chelsea days. (14%)
“His name is Rio and he watches from the stand” Rio Ferdinand faced this chant after he was banned for missing a drugs test in 2003, sung to the tune of ‘Rio’ by Duran Duran. (24%)

West Ham supporters have been named the wittiest in the country by a new survey which features a chant the Liverpool supporters quickly adopted for Robbie Keane after his move to Merseyside.

The Liverpool faithful combined one of our finest football exports with the legendary Fr. Ted show all in the name of a chant, which featured in the top five funniest chants in a recent survey.

In number one position was the Hammers' chant about their former player Rio Ferdinand, in the wake of his suspension for missing a drugs test, saw off competition from other Premier League clubs such as Fulham and Newcastle.

You can see which charts were voted the ten funniest in our gallery.

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