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Last Updated: Friday, 28 April 2006, 09:53 GMT 10:53 UK
Hansen song wins World Cup poll
By Chris Charles

Alan Hansen
Hansen and his famous eyebrows

Hansen's Eyebrows has been chosen by readers as the song to inspire a Rooney-less England to victory in the World Cup.

The song, performed by The Turnstiles featuring MC Jabber, captured nearly a quarter of the 7,000 votes cast in our poll, with ChavnDave's On The Ball finishing second on 19%.

The Lions Roar, by Barry Sullivan and Andy Mudd just pipped The Trophy Boyz' Name On The Cup into third place, although their "Rooney's running on the ball" lyric now seems optimistic at best.

Barrie Barlow, who co-wrote Hansen's Eyebrows, said: "We're thrilled to win this competition. It's been voted for by the people and that means a lot to us. We won the lyrics contest as well so it's a double celebration.

"I'm a big fan of Alan's and the song is very endearing. I got the idea after watching Match of the Day - I couldn't believe the places his eyebrows go!

"We've had nearly 5,000 people accessing the song on Myspace in the last 12 days and the plan now is to get the song into the charts via downloads."

Chav from ChavnDave was equally upbeat, saying: "We're ecstatic to have done so well. Every England song that comes out tends to be a bit too namby-pamby but ours is something all the guys and girls in the pubs can sing along to.

"We did the song in a night - hopefully we can get it released and take it to number one in honour of Wayne Rooney!"

After winning the competition, The Turnstiles will get the chance to watch the England-Sweden World Cup game on a cinema-sized screen with Three Lions legends John Barnes and Matt Le Tissier.

The former England internationals will be at a special Sure Fanzone bar set up in London for the World Cup, which will include smoke machines, strobe lighting and pyrotechnics - not to mention football.

There's a sample lyric from each of the 10 mp3s listed below, in the order they finished. Thanks to everyone who sent in songs and lyrics and for those of you that voted.


Alan Hansen

1. "HANSEN'S EYEBROWS" - THE TURNSTILES
Sir Ramsey was the kid, Sir Bobby nearly did.
We've had the Turnip, now we've got the Swede.
Well we all got different teams, football hopes and Dreams,
But there's one thing we're all agreed......
Hansen's eyebrows they go up and down, they go Uuuuup, they go Down.....
Hansen's eyebrows they go up and down, they go Uuuuup, they go Down Down Down.


2. "ON THE BALL" - CHAVnDAVE

We're goin to the World Cup
With all the England boys
We're goin to the World Cup
With all the England boys
We're goin to the World Cup
With all the England boys
We're goin to the World Cup
With all the England boys
Let's hope we win it this time
LET'S MAKE SOME NOISE !!!!!!


3. "THE LIONS ROAR" - BARRY SULLIVAN AND ANDY MUDD
Rooney's running with the ball
Come on England one and all
You'll hear those mighty lions roar
We're England, England, England.


4. "NAME ON THE CUP" - BY THE TROPHY BOYZ
Let's show them who's in charge
Just like St George and the dragon
You're our superstars
And 4-4-2's good enough
For so long we've been dreaming
But now's the time for believing
That we're gonna write our name on the cup.


Bobby Moore

5. "WHAT'S THE BOBBY MOORE?" - BEN ROWLEY
What's the Bobby Moore? England's gonna score
What's the Bobby Moore? England's gonna score
(Crowd): And We're All Singing En-ger-land....Yes We're All Singing En-ger-land....
It's gonna be one-nil, two-nil, three-nil, four
Yes we're all singing En-ger-land, that's the Bobby Moore!


6. "LET'S WIN IT FOR THE QUEEN" - MR CORNELIUS CHAPMAN
Hooray!
Is what the fans will say,
Well, let's keep it clean,
Play as a team,
And win it for the Queen.


7. "ON THE ROAD AGAIN" - PETE
My England's on the road again
Lampard, Gerrard, Joe Cole and Sven
They'll take the World Cup home again
To find us waiting for them.


8. "MIGHTY MIGHTY ENGLAND" -THE SQUAD
Everybody knows it, we're gonna show the world it
Everybody knows we're En-ger-land
This is our year, we haven't any fear
Cos we're the mighty, mighty En-ger-land.


Michael Owen

9. "YOU ENGLAND BOYZ" - SHOOTING TERENCE
Rooney dummies then he fakes
Owen chips it up above
Over the keeper, it's one love.
You England Boyz, You England Boyz, ooh yeah yeah.


10. "ALL THE WAY" - KEN HARRIS
All the way with England,
Nothing's gonna stop us now.
All the way with England,
We're gonna get there somehow.
Cos we're going all the way with England! England.



WATCH AND LISTEN
Name On The Cup


Hansen's Eyebrows


The Lions Roar


What's The Bobby Moore?


All The Way


England Boyz


Win It For The Queen


Mighty Mighty England


On The Road Again


On The Ball



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