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It’s Coming Home? Fifty Five Years of Hurt and No Knowledge Gained

Must we play that song again? It’s not as if The Lightning Seeds have any other notable songs to be fair. When assembling a best-of CD of their work, Three Lions would probably fill out three-fourths of the tracklist, and the rest would be covers, karaoke versions or tribute follow-ups to their surprise hit with Frank Skinner and David Baddiel. “It’s coming home,” they repeat. Endlessly. Shout they shall every four years at their international squad, hoping for some change to be made somewhere down the line. Alan Shearer quipped that this was the “best chance” England have of it coming home, and he isn’t wrong. Whether it was or wasn’t, it wouldn’t matter to the hivemind of fans who truly believe in their heart of hearts that it is, indeed, coming home.  

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