Chelsea lead the ‘Festive bantz’ league table…

Sometimes Chelsea fans get a hard time from other supporters. Plastic flag taunts are commonplace among travellers to Stamford Bridge, but it appears that the Blues are firmly top of the pile when it comes to festive-themed chants. Niche, we know, but it’s another victory for the Blues, who are firmly in the driving seat to lift the Premier League trophy, and could well be the this year’s Christmas number one.

But it’s not just the west Londoners who have their own December ditties, with fans from all reaches of England on board with the crimbo banter. William Hill conducted a poll to get to the bottom of which tribes have the best winter warmers, and here are the results…



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10. Man United – Glazer


“There’s only one Malcolm Glazer! One Malcolm Glazer! He used to be Yank! And now he’s a Manc! Walking in a Glazer wonderland!” Sung by Man United fans about the late American former owner, to the tune of ‘Winter Wonderland’ – (8%)

9. Sunderland fans taunt Chelsea


“Mourinho, are you listening? Extra time and we’re singing, the Stadium of Light, we’re happy tonight, two-one and a win to Sunderland”. The Stadium of Light was bouncing as Sunderland knocked Chelsea out of the Capital One Cup in 2013. Sung to the tune of ‘Winter Wonderland’ – (10%)

8. Liverpool – 12 players of Christmas


“On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, 12 David Hodgson, 11 Graeme Souness, 10 Craig Johnston, 9 Ian Rush, 8 Sammy Lee, 7 Kenny Dalglish, 6 Alan Hansen, 5 Ronnie Whelan, 4 Mark Lawrenson, 3 Barney Rubble, 2 Philip Neal, And Brucie in our goal!” Arguably Liverpool’s best ever line-up, sung to the tune of ’12 days of Christmas’ – (11%)

7. Spurs – winning on the road


“Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, Oh what fun it is to see, Tottenham win away – oh!” Tottenham fans sing this song around Christmas when they win away games, to the tune of ‘Jingle Bells’ – (11%)

6. Chester – Wrexham rivalry

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“Away in a manger, No crib for a bed, The little lord Jesus woke up and he said, We hate Wrexham”. Chester Christmas classic, to the tune of ‘Away in a Manger’ – (11%)

5. Newcastle – Shearer wonderland


“There’s only one Alan Shearer! One Alan Shearer, We’re walking along, singing this song, Walking in a Shearer Wonderland” . Sung by Newcastle United fans about their former hero striker to the tune of ‘Winter Wonderland’ – (12%)

4. Arsenal – Santi Claus


“You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry, you’d better be good I’m telling you why…‘cos Santi C is coming to town.” Arsenal supporters on their Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla, sung to ‘Santa Claus is coming to town’ – (12%)

3. Newcastle – Habib Beye


“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, Just like the ones I used to know, Where the three points glisten, Their strikers are missing, And we see Habib score a goal.” Newcastle salute fan favourite Habib Beye to the theme of ‘White Christmas’ – (16%)

2. Liverpool – Suarez wonderland


“Oh well I wish I could watch Suarez every day, When the skills start flowing and he sticks a chance away, Oh I Wish I could watch Suarez every daaaaaaaaay, Let the chants… Ring out… For Suarez.” Liverpool fans sung about their departed striker on the Kop last Christmas, to the tune of ‘Wizzard – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ – (17%)

1. Chelsea – Oooooo Jose…


“Oo the weather outside is frightful, but the goals are so delightful, Stamford Bridge is the place to go, Mourinho! Mourinho! Mourinho!” Chelsea fans in the Shed End sing this to the tune of ‘Let It Snow’ about the ‘Special One’ who has brought them so much success – (28%)