For many people sport and music are the 2 constants. Paul Weller knew it when he summed up adolescent ambition with the road “to be somebody have to be a beautiful factor, a well-known footballer, a rock singer.” Jeff Lynne, main the road for ELO, received it too when he stopped taking part in snooker with Birmingham Metropolis striker Trevor Francis within the late 1970s to knock off mid-frame top-ten hit Confusion.
Sport and music are each deep wells of emotion so within the absence of the previous here’s a dip into the nice sporting songbook. We provide up the highest 20 songs that reference sport. Consider it because the soundtrack to the summer time that by no means was.
We invite additions to this canon however