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Part III: Pete Boyle on the singing section and United’s atmosphere

Part III: Pete Boyle on the singing section and United’s atmosphere

The final part of RoM’s interview with Pete Boyle looks at the decline in atmosphere at Old Trafford and the new plans for a singing section. Read part I and part II. JS: As a leading campaigner for the Singing Section, you’ll presumably be in there full-time if it becomes a permanent feature. Nowadays the [...]

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Part II: Pete Boyle on United’s original chants, YNWA and copying songs

Part II: Pete Boyle on United’s original chants, YNWA and copying songs

In Part 2 of my interview with the authentic piece of Mancunia that is Señor.Boyle, I focus more on Pete’s role as Old Trafford songsmith, his rise to prominence, his opinions on the state of football chanting generally, and his views on MUFC songs past and present. JS: I regularly see you discussing MUFC songs [...]

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VIDEO: Come on David Moyes

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VIDEO: Carrick dances to fans singing his chant

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Carrick: My Chant Must Be Tongue-In-Cheek!

Carrick: My Chant Must Be Tongue-In-Cheek!

Oh, oh, oh it’s Carrick, you know, hard to believe it’s not Scholes… Years after first being sung in small numbers, Michael Carrick’s chant took off in the away end at Loftus Road on the weekend. Whilst some fans have been criticial of the song, claiming that Carrick isn’t fit to lace Scholes’ boots, we [...]

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Carrick Enjoys Hearing Amazing Fans Sing His Song

Carrick Enjoys Hearing Amazing Fans Sing His Song

“Oh, oh, oh, it’s Carrick, you know, it’s hard to believe it’s not Scholes” is the song that was first penned years ago for Michael Carrick. The fact that a lot of fans (rightly) didn’t see him on a level with Scholes probably contributed to it not really taking off. However, this afternoon, in our [...]

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VIDEO: Carrick Chant Takes Off At Loftus Road

Despite first being sung years ago, Michael Carrick’s never really had a song sung en masse in all his time at United, until Loftus Road’s away end erupted in the second half today. I imagine we will be hearing a lot more of this song now…

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Long Overdue Chant For Antonio Valencia?

Antonio Valencia, Gonna beat a man or two, Antonio Valencia, He’s from Ecuador, it’s true. Watch him running down the wing, Watch the trophies he will bring, Watch Old Trafford rise and sing, It’s a goal, So nice one Tony. This is Pete Boyle’s latest attempt to get a song going for Valencia. Gary Neville [...]

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Ryan On “Giggsy 12 Gerrard 0″ Chant

Like everyone else at the club, Ryan Giggs is eager for us to move on from the fuss Liverpool has created following Luis Suarez’s racial abuse of Patrice Evra. Giggs has no problem with friendly banter and cited the chant our fans were singing during Saturday’s victory over Liverpool. “The rivalry will always be there, [...]

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VIDEO: Just In Case You Haven’t Had This Chant Stuck In Your Head…

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The City Is Yours? Are You Sure?

The City Is Yours? Are You Sure?

It two weeks time, Manchester City will have to reflect on the 35 years that have gone by since they last won a trophy. 1976 marks the year when Abba were at the top of the charts with Mama Mia, the first commercial Concorde flight took off and Rocky was the most popular film at [...]

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And the song is back!

Manchester United have been put in the same group as Glasgow Rangers, meaning a song which has dominated our European escapades over the past few years makes a comeback. First heard sung this season at Old Trafford when we played West Ham, this is a song you’ll undoubtedly have stuck in your head for the [...]

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Pete Boyle Judges RoM Bébé Chant Competition

All in all, Pete was very impressed the compilation of songs readers of RoM came up with, although wasn’t too keen on the more obvious ‘Hey baby’ and ‘I love you baby’ songs which are used by fans up and down the country. “The Wild World and ‘he’s tall, he’s thin’ chant are very amusing,” [...]

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VIDEO: Don’t Buy A Shirt, A Pie Or A Pint…

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Chant For Mancini On Sunday

“Mancini are you listening, We’re gonna keep our ticker ticking, We’ll be on Wembley Way, 34 years to the day, While your choking on your scarf back home”

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