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14th Apr 2017

Paul Konchesky, Jamie O’Hara and R.Kelly combine for the strangest pre-match team talk you’ll see

Paul Moore

Fancy trying this one out with your own side?

The history of football is absolutely brimming with famous team talks, rousing speeches and pre-match words of encouragement, but you probably haven’t seen anything quite like the scenes that unfolded in the Billericay Town dressing room ahead of their Ryman League Cup final against Tonbridge Angels.

Forget Rafa’s speech at Istanbul,  Phil Brown making his Hull City side sit down at Eastlands or Fergie rallying Manchester United to the treble in ’99 because Billericay Town’s pre-match team talk has topped the lot in terms of sheer spectacle.

In case you’re unfamiliar with the club,  they’re partially owned by The Only Way Is Essex star Mark Wright and they’ve also got ex Liverpool and Leicester defender Konchesky on their books alongside O’Hara, formerly of Spurs, Wolves, Blackpool and Fulham.

Take a look as the club boss Glenn Tamplin orders his team to sing a version of R Kelly’s track The World’s Greatest.

If you think that your own manager is fond of cursing, keep watching throughout this expletive-filled team talk.

Truth be told, it had the desired result because Billericay Town won the final 8-3.

O’Hara is absolutely giving it socks at the 1:40 mark.

Clip via – Billericay Town TV