It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

Everyone seems to know the score
They've seen it all before
They just know, they're so sure
That England's gonna throw it away
Gonna blow it away
But I know they can play
Cos I remember

(chorus)
Three Lions on a shirt
Jules Rimet still gleaming
Thirty years of hurt
Never stopped me dreaming

So many jokes, so many sneers
But all those oh-so nears
When your down, through the years
But I still see that tackle by Moore
And when Lineker scored
Bobby belting the ball
And Nobby dancing

(chorus)

I know that was then
But it could be again

It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

It's coming home
It's coming home
It's coming
Footballs coming home

(repeat chorus to fade)


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Three Lions '96 song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentThe best football song ever written, bar none.

    It says everything about what it means to be a football supporter. Having faith in your team, while everyone else is 'sneering' at you, even your fellow supporters. Those near misses, like the penalty shoot out in the semi final of the 1990 world cup (Although the actual penalties weren't near misses! lol)

    The press and a lot of pessimistic England fans gave us no chance prior to Euro 96 and this is Broudie, Baddiel and Skinner saying 'for gods sake, stop moaning and get behind the team' and it worked!.
    Dr Strangeloveon July 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWe all might knock this song, and say they can't sing (which they can't) but when it comes to the World Cup or Euro Championships, we al fucking wheel this out and put it on at full blast and piss the neighbours off. Come on! Admit it! It was you, wasn't it?
    torrance21on December 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentminto song i love it aspecialy So many jokes, so many sneers
    But all those oh-so nears
    When your down, through the years
    But I still see that tackle by Moore
    And when Lineker scored
    Bobby belting the ball
    And Nobby dancing
    tht vers its amazin the way thy say it
    scot_morrisonon December 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentill be singing this next summer
    ya_nobheadon August 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about promiscious sex. The references to "blow," "coming," and "hurt," give it away really
    Swishon March 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's not as good as Three Lions '98.
    ljjnicoon June 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthaha yay englands worldcup song!!!!
    during the world cup in london the whole night you hear people outside singing this, some sober some not haha.
    :P the '98 version has more to it, i mean obviously its an updated version.
    Kool With A Kon August 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhat's it about? I'm Scottish, what do you bloody think it's about.

    Still, I'm a big Lightning Seeds fan. Not those two others idiots.
    Ed Joneson December 09, 2006   Link

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