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  1. Will Grigg's on fire: The Solihull Moors man who has nicked the chantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | IcLichfield

    ... mood for a sing-song with striker Akwasi Asante the subject of their chants. Borrowing the tune of Freed From Desire by Gala, Moors supporters belted out their Solihull equivalent of the Wigan favourite 'Will Grigg's on fire, your defence is ...

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  2. Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg out to prove he's more than...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... be the best that I can. It's always nice when you prove people wrong.' His 'Will Grigg's on Fire' song, a reworking of Gala's hit 'Freed from Desire' is still inescapable around The Green and White Army, as was epitomised by the fact the original ...

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  3. Scoring goals helps Will Grigg put Euro 2016 disappointment behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Football.co.uk

    ... be the best that I can. It's always nice when you prove people wrong." His 'Will Grigg's on Fire' song, a reworking of Gala's hit 'Freed from Desire' is still inescapable around The Green and White Army, as was epitomised by the fact the original ...

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  4. Grigg keen to impress for NIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Sky Sports

    ... be the best that I can. It's always nice when you prove people wrong." His 'Will Grigg's on Fire' song, a reworking of Gala's hit 'Freed from Desire', was the first song played over the PA system after Germany's win over Michael O'Neill's side in ...

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  5. Watch Aleksandar Mitrovic join fans dancing to 'Freed from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Chronicle Live

    ... following his brilliant second goal. And when United's tannoy operator decided to play Freed From Desire - the Gala hit that inspired the 'Mitro's on fire' chant that rocked St James' Park - afterward, the Serbian striker couldn't resist joining in ...

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  6. Team GB's Olympic heroes sing the national anthem and Will Grigg...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... the national anthem after leaving Rio. And after observing formalities the Olympians produced a stirring rendition of Gala's 1996 hit 'Freed From Desire', made famous last season by Wigan Athletic supporters and immortalised by Northern Ireland at ...

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  7. Music for the MassesRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | Clubplanet

    ... good but it's that flute line that grabs you and sucks you in. The na-na-na vocal line, which sounds eerily similar to Gala's "Freed From Desire" also adds to the charm. This song is so fun and unique that it could easily go one of two ways - either ...

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  8. 'Michael Healy Rae's on fire' - Politician makes appearance at Kerry DebsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Independent.ie

    ... Inbhear Sceine's Debs in Kenmare last Friday. Declan Bennett said the TD mixed with students before the DJ played Gala's hit 'FreeD from Desire' adopted by football fans at the Euro 2016 tournament in France. Mr Bennett said: "The students sang ...

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  9. Ronaldo on shortlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Telegraph

    ... after a Wigan Athletic fan paid homage to the striker with a parody version of the 1990s dance hit Freed From Desire by Gala, was a surprise inclusion.

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  10. Will Grigg and Paul Pogba receive same number of votes in Uefa pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | BBC News

    ... at Euro 2016 but gained notoriety after a song was adapted in his honour. 'Will Grigg's On Fire' - a parody on Gala's 1996 song Freed From Desire - was written by Wigan fan Sean Kennedy, after Grigg scored 25 goals in League One during the 2015-16 ...

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  11. Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Grigg, a backup Northern Ireland forward, was always on fire, petrifying defenses to fans who revived and appropriated GALA's 1990s dance hit "Freed From Desire." While England fans adopted it to insert striker Jamie Vardy's name, continental fans ...

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  12. The best and worst of Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... internationally renowned footballing celebrity, almost entirely courtesy of a man in Wigan deciding to set a chant to GALA's Freed from Desire while filming himself in front of his computer. Grigg did not even play a minute of football, but fans ...

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  13. The Euro 2016 best and worst... from Olivier Giroud's sprint to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... internationally renowned footballing celebrity, almost entirely courtesy of a man in Wigan deciding to set a chant to GALA's Freed from Desire while filming himself in front of his computer. Grigg did not even play a minute of football, but fans ...

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  14. Hamburg fans start petition to sign Will GriggRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2016 | Fermanagh Today

    ... a single minute of his country's four games, thanks to the song 'Will Grigg's On Fire', adapted by a Latics fan from Gala's 1997 hit Freed From Desire. "After several proposals on social networks we start herewith a petition to direct the attention ...

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  15. Will Grigg's on fire: Hamburg fans start petition to sign Northern Ireland strikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    The striker became an unlikely star of Euro 2016 without even kicking a ball thanks to the song 'Will Grigg's on Fire', which has been adapted from 1997 hit 'Freed From Desire' by Gala. Wigan fans began singing it last season after the 24-year-old went on a streak of scoring 25 goals in League One for the Latics, before Northern Ireland supporters took it to France this summer.

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  16. Will Grigg's on radar of Hamburg fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Football.co.uk

    Supporters of Bundesliga side Hamburg have started a petition to urge the club to sign Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg. The Wigan striker has become an unlikely star at Euro 2016, despite not playing a single minute of his country's four games, thanks to the song 'Will Grigg's On Fire', adapted by a Latics fan from Gala's 1997 hit Freed From Desire.

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  17. Transfer news live as Liverpool, Arsenal, Man United and more continue their summer buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... of any of his country's four matches. However the song 'Will Grigg's on fire' - adapted by Latics fans to the tune of Gala's 1997 hit Freed from Desire - has taken France by storm. Numerous sets of fans, not just those from Northern Ireland, have ...

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  18. Hamburg fans launch petition to sign Will Grigg with over 5,500...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Supporters of Bundesliga side Hamburg have started a petition to urge the club to sign Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg. The Wigan striker has become an unlikely star at Euro 2016, despite not playing a single minute of his country's four games, thanks to the song 'Will Grigg's On Fire', adapted by a Latics fan from Gala's 1997 hit Freed From Desire.

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  19. Wimbledon hero Marcus Willis a winner at love as he's set to marry...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Daily Star

    ... hilarious lyrics and clap them as he warmed up. They chanted "Willbomb's on fire" to the tune of Freed From Desire by Gala and took off their trainers as they yelled to the posh crowd: "Shoes off, if you love Willis!" But his long-time pals could ...

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  20. Video: Watch Shane Duffy belt out 'Shane Long's On Fire' in a Derry BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Ireland defender Shane Duffy was present at Granny Annie's in Derry on his return to his homeland and he belted out a fine version of Shane Long's On Fire to the tune of GALA's Freed From Desire, of course.

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