“He’s Bradford’s answer to Baby Spice.””
From the 1970s onwards, it has became a tradition for the two teams which had reached the final of the FA Cup to each release a single as part of the build-up to the match, and several of these reached the top 10.
Colne F.C., backed by manager Steve Cunningham on guitar, are about to follow suit in preparation for their LFA County Cup Final against National League team Southport.
Cunningham said “it’s a tradition I’ve loved ever since being a kid and why shouldn’t we have a bit of fun in the studio and you never know, it could end up in the charts.”
Chairman Ryan Haigh added “Cunny came to me with the idea after the Bamber Bridge game. I know he’s worked hard on his music over the last year and developed a passion for song writing so it was hard to ignore his request especially when you see the passion Steve has for this project.”
In addition to the hits scored by teams singing en masse, individual professional players have also made appearances in the charts and defender Lee Pugh has the same ambition.
He added “when Cunny first mentioned the project I just knew this was for me. Me and Coleman (Alex) tried to set up a band a few years ago but it never got off the ground. Then when Curran and Morgan joined we thought we had Colne’s answer to Take That and when The gaffer brought back Reece Webb Foster, well, that boy can sing.
He’s Bradford’s answer to Baby Spice.
Hopefully this song could be the start of something big and a career after football”
The song title and lyrics are a close guarded secret but the team hope to release it over the coming days.
Colne will face Southport at the University of Bolton Stadium on April 29th.
Updated 11:11 - 1 Apr 2019 by Ryan Haigh
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