We're the North Bank . .
Afc crest

Songs and chants of the North Bank - and various other places
1997-8, 1998-9, 1999-2000, 2000-1

Songs that won the Double 02

We're the North Bank - One-nil - Oo 2 - Oo the - Che serà - Boring - Same - ¡Olé! - One team

Players
Seaman
Dixon Adams Keown Silvinho
Parlour Vieira Grimandi Pires
Henry Bergkamp

Manninger - Vivas - Wreh - Ljungberg - Upson - Kanu - Luzhny - Malz - Cole - Vernazza - Taylor
Lauren - Wiltord - Stepanovs
We're the North Bank

We're the North Bank,
We're the North Bank,
We're the North Bank, Highbury.

(wait for it . . . )

We're the Clock End,
We're the Clock End,
We're the Clock End, Highbury.

(also ... )

We're the East Stand,
We're the East Stand,
We're the East Stand, Highbury.

(has anyone heard "We're the West Stand ... " ? )

One-nil

Go West
One-nil to the Arsenal,
One-nil to the Arsenal,
One-nil to the Arsenal,
One-nil to the Arsenal.

(very occasionally: Two-nil . . . )

Oo 2

Oo 2,
Oo 2 be,
Oo 2 be a
Gooner.

Boring

Boring, boring Arsenal!
(once or twice a season, when we go 3 up)

Oo the

Glory, glory
Oo the f*** are Man United?
Oo the f*** are Man United?
Oo the f*** are Man United?
And the Reds go marching on!
Oo! Oo!

Same old Arsenal

Same old Arsenal,
Takin' the piss!

Che serà

When I was just a little boy
I asked my daddy, what should I be?
Should I be Arsenal, should I be S****?
Here's what he said to me:
Che serà, serà
Whatever will be, will be
We're going to Wemberley
Che serà, serà

One team in London/Europe

Guantanamera
One team in London
There's only one team in London
One team in London
There's only one team in London

 

¡Olé!

¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé! ¡Olé!

(one-nil up - or very occasionally more - 5 minutes from the end, at least 10 consecutive passes . . . )

 

Players

David Seaman

Seama-an!
Seama-an!

also:

England's number one,
England's England's number one

Silvinho

La donna é mobile
We've got Silvi-ni-o
We've got Silvi-ni-o
We've got Silvi-ni-o
We've got Silvi-ni-o

(especially against West Ham)

Tony Adams

Guantanamera
One Tony Adams
There's only one Tony Adams
One Tony Adams
There's only one Tony Adams

also:

One England captain ...
(especially against Newcastle)

Martin Keown

Ke-own
Ke-own
(witty, inventive or what?)

Ray Parlour

Ooh, aah, Ray Parlour
We say, ooh, aah, Ray Parlour

Patrick Vieira

Volare
Vieira, oh-oh
Vieira, oh-oh-oh-oh
He comes from Senegal
And he plays for Arsenal

My old man's a dustman
His name is Patrick Vieira
He comes from Senegal
da-da da-da da-da-da (words please!)
And he plays for Arsenal

 

 

Dennis Bergkamp

Walkin' in a winter wonderland
There's only one Dennis Bergkamp
One Dennis Bergkamp
We're walkin' along
Singin' a song
Walkin' in a Bergkamp wonderland

Conga
We've got Dennis Bergkamp
We've got Dennis Bergkamp
Ta-ra-ra-ra
Ta-ra-ra-ra

(once or twice a season: We don't need Dennis Bergkamp . . .
or even: We only need 10 men . . . )

Kanu

Come on, come on
Come on Kanu
Come on Kanu
Come on Kanu, Kanu
KANU

Chimchimeree

Chimchimeree, chimchimeree, chim-chim-cheroo
Who needs Anelka when we've got Kanu?

La donna é mobile
Here comes Kanu again!
(coming on as sub at home v. Chelsea, a few months after beating them 3-2 at Stamford Bridge - lastminute.kanu)

Thierry Henry

Tom Hark
Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry
Thierry Henry, Thierry Henry

Chimchimeree
Chimchimeree, chimchimeree, chim-chim-cheree
Who needs Anelka when we've got Henry?

Freddie Ljungberg

Fre-ddie
Fre-ddie

Oleg Luzhny

Ol-eg, Oleg, Oleg, Oleg
O-leg, O-leg

Chris Wreh

Stingray
ChrisWreh
ChrisWreh

Nelson Vivas

The Great Escape
La-la-la-la ....
VIVAS

There's more songs - including some Championship and Cup Final stuff - on Arseweb and Arsenal.com.
Ringtones with some of these tunes for Nokia mobile phones in Arseweb's Phone Stuff

Any I've missed? Let me know: m.shade@btinternet.com

Updated: 27 June, 2002
Home Page: Michalská
comments & suggestions to: m.shade@btinternet.com