It took a few days of searching the shelves in my office to find a book I stole a long, long time ago.

It is You’re Not Singing Anymore!, “a riotous celebration of football chants and the culture that spawned them”, by Adrian Thrills, the Englishman who began as a music writer, went into football journalism full time and is now back in music.

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