FA pick Baddiel, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds classic ‘Three Lions’ for pre-match Wembley Euros playlist… as Scotland have ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’ at Hampden and Wales choose track from German techno band Zombie Nation


  • FA to play ‘Three Lions’ before England’s Euro 2020 match at Wembley
  • sportsmail Get a list of pre-match songs played at each ground
  • Scotland to play popular baccara track ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’ in Hampden
  • Wells’ first choice is Zombie Nation’s ‘Kerncraft 400’, popular with fans
  • Each team’s playlist will get the same broadcast time so that there is no unfair advantage
  • Get the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here.

England has gone for a famous roofing anthem, Scotland has opted for a patriotic classic and Wales has opted for a German technical act.

sportsmail Each country’s Euro 2020 playlist – the songs that will be dropped from the pre-match at each stadium – and it makes for interesting reading.

The Three Lions will be featured by the Three Lions, and for good measure the FA has made Badial, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds Euro 96 Classic two of their accepted choices.

FA chooses ‘Three Lions’ as pre-match Euro 2020 song to be played at Wembley

Baddiel, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds' popular track Euro 96.  was issued before

Baddiel, Skinner and the Lightning Seeds’ popular track Euro 96. was issued before

Gareth Southgate and his players will also listen to the 1990 anthem, and arguably the best football song of them all, New Order’s ‘World in Motion’, and Fat Lace’s ‘Vindaloo’, the raucous England song from the 1998 World Cup.

Scotland have opted for Runrig’s version of the Celtic classic ‘Loch Lomond’, but have also gone for the fan-favorite Gala’s ‘Freed From Desire’ and Baccara’s ‘Yes Sir, I Can Boogie’.

And, not to disappoint, The Proclaimers’ ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’ is also on the list.

Scotland to play the popular Bakara song 'Yes sir, I can boogie' at Hampden Park

Scotland to play the popular Bakara song ‘Yes sir, I can boogie’ at Hampden Park

Wells’ first choice is Zombie Nation’s ‘Kerncraft 400’, a favorite amongst his supporters.

Gareth Bale & Co will warm up to Welsh singer Nia Wynn’s “Come Home to You”, indie act Mayen Emser’s “We Think It’s Time” and “The Red Wall of Cymru”, her tournament song and vocals. is done by alarm.

Most of the national FAs have gone to domestic artists, although Canadian star Drake is included in Germany’s playlist, and American rappers Post Malone and Travis Scott make the cut for Holland.

Belgium topped the list with DJ Devil’s ‘Devil Time’, with coach Roberto Martinez, and Spain’s Manolo Escobar classic ‘Y Viva Espaa’.

Wales fans will be treated to Zombie Nation's 'Kearncraft 400' song - popular among fans

Wales fans will be treated to Zombie Nation’s ‘Kearncraft 400’ song – popular among fans

As the tournament is being held in 11 countries, UEFA decided to make each venue as neutral as possible – with each team’s playlist having equal playtime.

Some associations enlisted their players to choose their top five, while others relied on their marketing departments.

The Three Lions was the unofficial anthem of England’s race to the semi-finals at the 2018 World Cup, which resumed at No. 1, 22 years after the original release.

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