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Three Lions Is Official Vodafone Big Top 40 Number 1

10 July 2018

If England manage to beat Croatia on Wednesday in the semi-finals, it's likely that Baddiel, Skinner and The Lightning Seeds won't be going anywhere just yet.

Vodafone Big Top 40 radio show revealed the news yesterday afternoon, after Three Lions was 3-1 to top the charts.

The Three Lions was originally released for the European Championships in 1996 when it topped the charts.

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As the World Cup moves into its final week, the web has been awash with "It's Coming Home" memes.

"The first year I left Yeovil I had a feeling Yeovil would get promoted that year, which is ironic as I'd left the club, and they did, and I'm getting that feeling again with England". Demi Lovato from the top of the charts on Sunday evening.

If you've come into even incidental contact with an English person in the last few weeks, they will have made one thing painfully clear to you: football's coming home. It was now ideally poised to embody England's aspirations for World Cup '98 - and indeed it became, for the second time in two years, a No. 1 single in the United Kingdom.

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"But certainly I think England are the best team in their side of the draw, closely followed by Croatia".

I know that was then.

Football's coming home! There is no doubt about it, as these infectious movie and TV inspired Wold Cup mash-ups prove.

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Following England's incredible win against Sweden, the track by The Lightening Seeds & Baddiel and Skinner - which includes the iconic chant "It's coming home" - has smashed its way to number one. That "could", so tentative and clouded by doubt, says it all.

Three Lions Is Official Vodafone Big Top 40 Number 1