Glory Glory Tottenham Hotspur Song-All You Need to Know About It
If you are a premier league football fan, you probably have noticed that most of the football clubs that take part in this football league tend to have an anthem for the club. These anthems are usually sung by the fans in the stadiums as the games are going on and sometimes at the beginning of these games. This is what makes football such a beautiful game to watch and participate in. If your firm supports the football club Tottenham Hotspur, then you have probably had of their anthem known as glory glory Tottenham Hotspur. However, there are some things that you probably do not know about this anthem in this article shall share them with you.
You would be shocked to realize that this particular song was not invented by or even for the football club which is known to be based in the northern side of London. The song was originally extracted from the American Civil War, from a song known as The Battle Hymn of the Republic. On the front page of the Atlantic monthly in February 1862, a poem was published on the front page written by a lady known as Julia Ward Howe who was paid four dollars for it. This poem went ahead to form the song that was sung during the American Civil War.
In 1856, a man named William Steffe wrote a song named ‘glory hallelujah’, whose tune was borrowed for the now very famous anthem sung by the football fans of spurs.
Tottenham Hotspur’s first use the song when the managed to frustrate the efforts of wolves from winning twice in 1960, after they had won the FA cup twice. Changing a few words here and there, very many football clubs have since then managed to successfully adopt this song as their football club anthem. All they do is change up a few words here and there. To the players, owners and fans of these football clubs, as much as the anthem might sound the same across the different football clubs, it bears very different, diverse and unique meaning to them. Whenever a football club wins a match, especially if the match is very crucial, the song is used as a sign of victory. On the other hand, whenever they experience a loss, the song is then used to bring about consolation and speak of hope for the next match.
Whenever their football club is playing, fans will sing at the top of their voices, and the next thing this is happening, you won’t be as clueless as before.