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55 minutes ago, 2tups said:

Compared to their jump jockey kit, thought their nickname was pretty straight forward. 😎 

Clyde being the Bully Wee, now that’s quirky.

Ah yes, Scotland, the Gable Endiers and the Red Lichties........and here's few. The Blue Brazil. Mother of God.

http://www.midfielddynamo.com/clubs/clubs_nicknames.htm

 

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On 31/05/2021 at 11:20, Woodley Ram said:

whilst in the shower this morning I got to thinking what clubs are known for their, for want of a better word, nick names.

I thought the strongest were the following

Spurs

Rams

Hammers

Owls

I thought that most are known my the names of the club or even a shortened version such as Man Utd etc but although most clubs have a nickname few are known by them 

I’ve been a STH at West Ham for 4 years and I’ve never heard anyone refer to them as The Hammers anymore. It’s the Irons and even the official screen says COYI.   

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On 09/06/2021 at 18:12, Turk Thrust said:

I’ve been a STH at West Ham for 4 years and I’ve never heard anyone refer to them as The Hammers anymore. It’s the Irons and even the official screen says COYI.   

Do they still have a band that plays rousing music before the match, including a finale of 'I'm for ever blowing buubles', a song that I think we should adopt. 'Just like my dreams they fade and die'.

A mate of mine from Buxton moved down that way, late 1960's and played in the band. I met him by accident on the tube and when he found out I was living in Upminster at the time, tried to get me to join. Main bonus, if such it could be called, was watching the match for free, but I declined. They had some good players then, (the team, not the band), especially Trevor Brooking.

 

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4 hours ago, Phoenix said:

Do they still have a band that plays rousing music before the match, including a finale of 'I'm for ever blowing buubles', a song that I think we should adopt. 'Just like my dreams they fade and die'.

A mate of mine from Buxton moved down that way, late 1960's and played in the band. I met him by accident on the tube and when he found out I was living in Upminster at the time, tried to get me to join. Main bonus, if such it could be called, was watching the match for free, but I declined. They had some good players then, (the team, not the band), especially Trevor Brooking.

 

Yep they still have the song but a record not a live band. It’s hardly a rousing song to get the blood up is it “I’m forever blowing bleeding bubbles” My nearest team is the Orient, a lovely little family club with a supporters club bar that has won CAMRA awards. I go there now and again, once wearing a Rams shirt and didn’t have to pay for a drink all night. 

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17 hours ago, Turk Thrust said:

Yep they still have the song but a record not a live band. It’s hardly a rousing song to get the blood up is it “I’m forever blowing bleeding bubbles” My nearest team is the Orient, a lovely little family club with a supporters club bar that has won CAMRA awards. I go there now and again, once wearing a Rams shirt and didn’t have to pay for a drink all night. 

It's good that these 'lesser' clubs continue to survive, but for how much longer, we wonder. I suppose a lot depends on the club's ambitions.

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