‘Three Lions’ streamed a record-breaking amount of times after England victory

first_imgLet’s face it, football certainly looks like it is going to finally come home this summer.After 52 years of major tournament agony, England seriously look like genuine contenders for the World Cup in Russia. A penalty shootout victory over Colombia on Tuesday night inspired scenes of wild celebrations across the country as fans truly started to believe Gareth Southgate could bring the World Cup home.And fans were obviously keen to carry on the celebrations late on Tuesday night, with one specific song dominating playlists up and down the country.The Lightning Seeds hit song ‘Three Lions’ (which featured David Baddiel and Frank Skinner) is quickly becoming the soundtrack of the summer.And according to entertainment company Spotify, the song was streamed a record number of times immediately after Southgate’s men claimed their victory. 1 It’s coming home. Streams for #ThreeLions reached an all-time high yesterday ⬆ pic.twitter.com/PittLWoE5r— Spotify UK (@SpotifyUK) July 4, 2018There are two versions of the hit song, the original 1996 version and the re-released 1998 version.Both were streamed over 450,000 times just before 10pm on Tuesday.Yerry Mina’s header cancelled out Harry Kane’s penalty to ensure the Three Lions would be drawn into another dreaded penalty shootout.But Eric Dier kept his composure from 12 yards to send England into the last eight, and ensure football is still indeed coming home. England players celebrate reaching the World Cup quarter-finals. last_img read more

Track & Field Competes At Nebraska Tune-Up

first_img800 Meters9. Cory Erickson, 1:57.93 60-Meter Hurdles6. Victoria Coombe, 8.9715. Bryce Lang, 9.73 Cory Erickson was ninth in the men’s 800 meters in 1:57.93 while Kendal Owens was 12th in the 60 meters at 7.13. 800 Meters17. Sammie Nielsen, 2:26.68 Pole Vault10. Erik Olson, 14-4.5 Drake Individual Men’s Results60 Meters12. Kendall Owens, 7.13 200 Meters17. Nihad Ejubovic, 23.06 LINCOLN, Neb. – While the bulk of the Drake University track and field teams took the weekend to rest, select members of the team traveled to nearby Lincoln, Neb., to compete in the Nebraska Tune-Up. 400 Meters21. Malik Metivier, 50.8723. Blair Barrow, 50.9232. Maxwell Harlan, 53.3734. Aaron Chier, 54.24 Drake Individual Women’s Results400 Meters21. Kaylen Rettig, 59.97 Long Jump11. Tyler Zak, 20-4.25 A total of 13 Bulldogs lined up in the small meet on Friday with Victoria Coombe recording the team’s top finish with a sixth-place time of 8.97 in the women’s 60-meter hurdles. The bulk of the team refrained from competing this week to rest and prepare for next weekend’s Missouri Valley Conference Championship in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Nebraska Tune Up Lincoln, Neb. – Devaney Sports Center  Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more