Football (soccer) term


Senior Member
Hello everybody,

Is a football chant necessarily a song or can it be a short shouted phrase as well, like "Come on England"? If not, How do you call these short slogans.

Thank you in advance.
  • Loob

    Senior Member
    English UK
    Yes, I'd say "chant" covers pretty much everything rhythmical...

    In BrE, you wouldn't use "cheer" for a football (= soccer) chant, though.

    Here's a Wiki article telling you more than you could ever wish to know:D
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