Whilst the mood has generally changed in favour of Michael Owen, there are some of us still having a hard time adjusting to our squad now containing a former Kop hero.
To make him feel more like one of ours, RoM ran a competition to find a song for Owen. Fans of the forum voted as well as the staff of the Republik of Mancunia football forum. I got Pete Boyle, chant maestro, in on the action too, to cast the deciding vote.
Fans voted: One Michael Owen
Staff of RoM forum voted: Ow, Ow, Owen’s on
Pete Boyle voted: Ow, Ow, Owen’s on
- Original (“I’m not aware of other teams singing it”)
- The tune is easy to learn
- The lyrics are simple yet effective!
“I have my own Owen song but I don’t post on websites any more till I’ve had chance to get it going at a game! I will let you mine if it succeeds or fails!”
Check out Pete Boyle’s website for new album ‘Best of Boyle 1-4′ which will now be on CD for first time, which includes a 2009 mix of Eric the King as featured in ‘Looking For Eric’ and You Are My Solksjaer. Available from August 1st.
The winner, Jason Carley, now gets to choose a shirt of his choice from the Republik of Mancunia shop.
If you want to watch Manchester United train for free the day before the Community Shield, be sure to enter our latest competition. The results will be announced during tomorrow’s liveblog for our match against FC Seoul.
The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country's top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All profit is going to charity. More info on the RoM World Cup preview can be found here.
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