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FA say there will be 'no official England World Cup song'

Team won't have official song at this summer's event

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The England national football team will not have an official song for the Fifa World Cup 2010 in South Africa, the Football Association has announced.

The association confirmed the news to BBC News - meaning that this summer the team will not have an official song for the first time since they won the trophy, in 1966.

A spokesperson for the organisation said that the decision was made because the team's management "want to be fully focused on the football".

Although no official England song will be released there are rumours of various unofficial songs for the team in the pipeline, including a re-release of New Order's 1990 UK chart-topper 'World In Motion'.

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