Sunday 1 February 2015

"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%)
"John Carew, Carew. He likes a lap-dance or two. He might even pay for you. John Carew, Carew." Sung to the tune of ‘Que Sera Sera’ by Doris Day, this was the Villa fans’ tribute to their player after he was caught visiting a gentlemen's club in 2008 (15%)
“Chelsea, wherever you may be, keep your wife from John Terry” Sung to the tune of ‘Lord of the Dance’, Chelsea fans salute their Captain after his affair with former team-mate Wayne Bridge’s ex-girlfriend (16%)
"Deep fry yer pizzas, we're gonna deep fry yer pizzas!" Scotland fans made this threat against Italy’s cuisine in a FIFA World Cup qualifier in March 2007. (18%)
"He's fast, he's red, he talks like Father Ted, Robbie Keane." Liverpool fans salute their striker. (18%)
"He's fast, he's red, he talks like Father Ted, Robbie Keane." Liverpool fans salute their striker. (18%)
"Your teeth are offside, your teeth are offside, Luis Suarez, your teeth are offside” Manchester United fans singing about Liverpool forward Luis Suarez (18%)
"You should have stayed on the telly" Alan Shearer suffered this chant when he stopped working on Match of the Day to take charge of Newcastle, but wasn't able to save them from being relegated (19%)
“When you're sat in row Z, and the ball hits your head, that's Zamora, that’s Zamora.” Fulham supporters on former goal-shy striker Bobby Zamora, sung to the tune of Dean Martin’s ‘That’s Amore’. (19%)
“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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