DEBATE ARTICLE - "FOOTBALLERS AND MUSIC - USUALLY A RED CARD OFFENCE?"
These songs however were rarities in their pop respectability as we will find out. Other soccer stars' fared less well.
Some may remember Liverpool and England's Kevin Keegan in 1979 singing a typically 70s ballad "Head Over Heels In Love" as his debut which reached number 31. Probably the best known footballer's song apart from Spurs' Paul Gascoigne's "Fog On The Tyne" which amazingly reached number 2 despite being a major hit for his "backing" band Lindisfarne.