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What is more important, result or style of football?

Result
Style of Football


Jamming
Jamming

We're Jamming

By: Chris Smith
Date: 08/09/2009

CONFESSIONS time in this article. A few of us had a brief mention in the Telegraph last season in the write-up of the Winterton pre-season away game. Nat Jarman’s name was mentioned in the team line up and we looked at each other and came up with;

He’s Jarman
He’s Jarman
We hope you like you Jarman too
He’s Jarman
He’s Jarman
He'll always get one or two

Probably not the best use of Bob Marley’s original but we liked it and were unaware of any mention until some fellow hard core Town fans told us about it at The Gainsborough game the following night. I don't suppose Hunty and Barnes thought they'd be going back there so quickly and permanently though. I have been reminded that the "It’s all your fault" at last season’s home goalkeeper when we leading 2 0 led to him being substituted. Given it was a friendly, it may have been a bit OTT but I think we realised it might be the only win for a bit.

The Winterton game also saw an adaptation of the Vapours’ "Turning Japanese" which became:

I think I'm turning Grimsby Town I think I'm turning Grimsby Town I really think so (repeat)
No points no wins no draws no fun no skill no class no fans
No wonder it’s dark
Our defence are like complete strangers
I've had more fun at Winterton Rangers
Anywhere.

Well, we liked it. However, we'd be the first to admit that it isn't the easiest to sing, especially if you'd had a few, but it has been given a good belting driving through Thorne on the way to a pre-match ritual, the fry-up at Delves near the M18 junction.

We'd already seen Town get a good hammering at Corby and I did the like a few of their songs in homage to their chavness and, even worse, Scottish heritage. Many Scots moved to Corby when the steelworks were set up and the town has the largest Rangers fan club in England.

The first one was:

You are my Steelers
My only Steelers
I'm only happy on giro day
we're always stealing
Always drug dealing
And we’ll take your hubcaps away.

The other ditty to the Vindaloo tune, a good World Cup song despite being penned by a Fulham fan, was Irn Bru, Irn Bru etc. We would have settled for them only scoring one more than us such was their domination, but we did counter with Special Brew etc and the lyric changing to "we're gonna get more ****** than you" . I shouldn't really have sung that as Special Brew is a disgusting drink. However, mixed with White Lightning it is the ultimate snakebite...Or so I've heard.

I have to say that their drum made quite an impressive noise although I am not a fan of percussionists at the game, and even so, given our struggles on the pitch, I had more than a passing temptation to stick my foot through it when it was left unattended at half time. Apart from the football, we had a good night, the story of a typical away game to be quite honest and at least the locals thanked us for coming.

Part Two of this article will follow at a later date.

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