In order for the team to win, you will realize that the fans, as well as the players, will make sure that they are coming up with something that will be used to motivate those who are supposed to compete favorably and emerge victoriously, this is mostly done by the fans of that particular team. The most interesting thing when it comes to football as a sport is that they are many clubs and each one of them will want to invent a unique way of cheering their players and their team as a whole. You can remember very well that the football club Tottenham Hotspur were known to use the song ‘Glory-Glory Tottenham Hotspur’ before other football clubs adapted the same. The history behind this song more especially on how it started has been explained in this article clearly to clear any doubts.
There was a civil war in America and here is where the song originated from. The song was being played during the times of that civil war, and when it came in 1962, there was a monthly Atlantic of February, this particular song was published for the very first time. It was the work of an activist who was against slavery and was known by the name Julia Ward Howe. The activist Julia Ward Howe first came up with this song in a poem form, and she was given 4 dollars over the song. The roots of this song are not just based on Julia Ward Howe, they go further. The activist Julia Ward Howe just adopted this tune after it had been composed by the one and only William Steffe back in the year 1856.
Nowadays the song is used in football for fun, in the past when it was established by Julia Ward Howe its main purpose was to glorify the Lord’s coming. Apart from the poem having used languages that are martial, you will realize that it had an outstanding verse and that was ‘glory glory hallelujah’. You will discover that this is not the case in the today song that is sung by the players and their fans just before or after registering a win in a match. You will realize that thee ‘Glory-Glory Tottenham Hotspur’ song has ignored any traces of religious nature like they were in the first place.
In the year 1960, this is when Tottenham Hotspur first used the song since they had managed to prevent another team which was Wolves from recording a double win against them. This was after the team had been announced as the winners of the FA cup. The song was in jest when it was used by the Spurs before it was adopted by other football clubs like the famous Manchester United.