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    There were a group of Spurs fans in the corporates at Wembley who were moaning about Saints fans singing 'Oh When the Saints' as this now, according to them, is a well known Spurs song.

    Seems that Spurs arent the only 'fans' who have hijacked the song.

    Think it is now in the Stoke repertoire and possibly Liverpool (understandably), amongst others.

    Fame at last but perhaps time to improve the range of chants/songs, which has always been a bit of a problem.

    33,000 at Wembley provides a very dire atmosphere.

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    I presume it was tongue in cheek.

    And pretty much every club now sings a version of it. It doesn't really matter. Anyone with an ounce of intelligence realises that the original song mentions Saints. Not Spurs/reds/blues etc.

    Wembley is always a dire atmosgere, especially when Spurs are playing.

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    All Spurs fans are insufferable ****s so don't worry about it.

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    Do you really think that Spurs fans believe it was their song. Perhaps they mean the slow version they sing, rather than our traditional faster paced one. Ever since I have been watching Saints opposition teams have used OWTS . Much like I recall on many occasions our fans singing youll never walk alone.
    Ive never heard other fans singing Chelseas 'Blue is the colour' or Coventrys one that Jimmy Hill invented

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    Ok, let them come up with "Oh when the Spurs go marching in" earlier than this.


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    North London yobbo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldNick View Post
    Do you really think that Spurs fans believe it was their song. Perhaps they mean the slow version they sing, rather than our traditional faster paced one. Ever since I have been watching Saints opposition teams have used OWTS . Much like I recall on many occasions our fans singing youll never walk alone.
    Ive never heard other fans singing Chelseas 'Blue is the colour' or Coventrys one that Jimmy Hill invented
    Yes I do believe some of them think that, they would have no idea of the background and history of the song not being the most brightest sure same applies to some of our fans too

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    Worst atmosphere I can remember in years on Wednesday night. Hardly a peep from them.

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    Who cares?

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    Perhaps the combined efforts of the Saints forum members can come up with something to improve the range of songs sung at SMS. Although OWTS is rightly synominous with our club it is about all our fans can come up with and it's pretty boring tbh

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldNick View Post
    Do you really think that Spurs fans believe it was their song.
    I know Spurs fans who genuinely believe it is 'their song' and we stole it from them. Despite the lyrics being written with 'Saints' in them.

    It would be daft if we started singing 'I'm forever blowing bubbles' or 'Delilah' at St Mary's, so it is odd other clubs use our tradition song.
    Last edited by Matthew Le God; 07-12-2018 at 05:20 PM.

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    Bells,treat as such or ignore.

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    They also think 'its a grand old team to play for' is their song as well.

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    They can hardly sing about “picking a pocket or two” that would be to obvious.

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    They probably think Glory Glory Tottenham Hotspur is their song too. I always associated it with Man Utd growing up.

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    The 'new' Wembley is a soulless place. A bigger Emirates in fact.

    FA should certainly sell it if they can find a buyer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by adrian lord View Post
    The 'new' Wembley is a soulless place. A bigger Emirates in fact.

    FA should certainly sell it if they can find a buyer.
    Didn’t feel
    Soulless when we equalised against Man U in the League cup
    Final.....anything but in fact

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    Awful atmosphere everywhere but the away end. Glad that Ralph heard us. Time to pay some back. COYR

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    I used to work with a spurs fan and he honestly thought it was their song. His reasoning... They changed one word. Said he got annoyed when he heard us sing it as we sing it better. We'll obviously... It's our f#cking song!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pamplemousse View Post
    They probably think Glory Glory Tottenham Hotspur is their song too. I always associated it with Man Utd growing up.
    They we're the 1st club to use it. It actually is THEIR song, but hijacked by Utd. And it seem Spurs let them have it.....

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    There's something wonderfully camp about grown men at football arguing about songs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darren2 View Post
    They we're the 1st club to use it. It actually is THEIR song, but hijacked by Utd. And it seem Spurs let them have it.....
    Tottenham have used it since the early 1960s but I don't see how they could have stopped anybody else from using it.

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    They seemed to pick it up when we went down - tossers!

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    I work with a Spurs supporter and when I retire my parting comment to him will be, I've worked with some ******s and you are one of them.

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