Vital Football

Latest Derby County News

Get behind the Rams battle cry

Get behind the Rams battle cry



The Rams battle cry as they enter the most important stage of the Championship campaign will by Steve Bloomer theme. That`s according to Alan Clarke, who is ready to make himself heard in the 'Roar on the Rams' campaign.

"It's great hearing the crowd sing 'Steve Bloomer's Watching' before a game but it would be better if the whole of the stadium joined in rather than the odd one or two people - then we can really raise the roof off Pride Park." said Clarke.

"There was always such a great atmosphere at the old Baseball Ground while Pride Park Stadium doesn't tend to carry the noise all the way through.

"Now is the time to sing out, show our support for Billy and the boys and Roar on the Rams."

The Robert Lindsey song is a re-make of the great Australian song - ' Up There Cazaly` which is an Australian sporting catchphrase inspired by former St Kilda and South Melbourne great Roy Cazaly who was a champion Australian rules footballer of the early 20th Century, noted for his high-flying marks in a time when Australia was involved in war.

The expression later became the basis of a song recorded and composed by Mike Brady. The song was recorded in 1979, and has entered Australian folklore as a song synonymous with the sport of Australian rules football, and has been a feature as part of the pre/post-match entertainment of many VFL/AFL Grand Finals.

If the song helps the Rams back to the Premiership, then all the Rams fans all over the world will be singing - Steve Bloomer's watchin', helping the fight, guiding our heroes, In the black and the white. All teams who come here, there's nowhere to hide, everyone is frightened, of that Derby pride.
Come on you Rams!!!!!!!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Peter Simcox
Date:Thursday March 15 2007
Time: 10:57AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Derby County Articles

Officials - Middlesbrough v Derby County (25/11/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Middlesbrough and Derby County this Saturday.

MotM v. Fulham - Matej Vydra

Matej Vydra was voted Man-of-the-Match by Vital Derby readers for the 1-1 draw With Fulham on Saturday evening.

Join Vital Derby!

Why not join Vital Derby! With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

Rams Ease To Rangers Win

Tom Lawrence`s first goal in a Derby County shirt helped them to a straight forward 2-0 victory over Queen Park Rangers at Pride Park last night. After an uneventful first half Andreas Weimann esca

Archived Vital Derby Articles

Vital Derby articles from