Derby may’ve finished with somebody like Roo at the moment, however as a substitute non-league Chorley had been belting out Adele’s ‘Somebody Like You’ within the altering room after their 2-Zero victory over the Rams.
The sixth-tier Magpies progressed to the fourth-round for the primary time of their historical past by overcoming Wayne Rooney’s Derby aspect, which was deeply affected by a COVID outbreak on the membership.
Nonetheless, though it was principally their academy, Derby are nonetheless the highest-ranked staff Chorley have performed since they had been crushed 6-Zero by Notts County within the first spherical of this competitors throughout the 1899/1900 marketing campaign, greater than 120 years in the past.
Connor Corridor’s tenth-minute header, which got here following chaos from a nook, opened the scoring earlier than Mike Calveley secured Chorley’s place within the fourth spherical together with his 84th-minute strike.
The win follows victories over League One sides Wigan and Peterborough earlier within the competitors, after which Chorley gamers delivered a rendition of Adele’s smash hit ‘Somebody Like You’.
It has change into one thing of a convention, and true to kind, the membership sang the music on the prime of their lungs after the victory over Championship aspect Derby.
You may watch them in full voice on the prime of this web page.
Andy Preece, director of soccer and assistant supervisor of Chorley, stated: “We simply wanted a music that was particular to us that everyone knew. It occurred to be that Adele music.
“All people is aware of the phrases to it, there’s slightly bit within the center the place you may actually get into it.
“It’s simply nice to share one thing like that on the finish of the sport, nice for camaraderie. You want that togetherness for those who’re going to win huge video games.
“After we obtained promoted, had huge cups wins, it’s at all times been that one.”