You know the theme tune to Match Of The Day, but do you know the original ?
How about – and I’m aging myself now – The Big Match, do you remember that ?
The one that BBC Radio Five Live use at 5pm on a Saturday, if they still do ?
Here for you then are the results if you’ve just googled to find the answer (and the tune) to that question.» Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra conducted by Robert Farnon – Drum Majorette (MoTD original theme) » Mike Vickers Orchestra – Offside (Match Of The Day Theme – Commerical release)
- More info» BBC Match Of The Day Theme (2009) » The Posh – Le Match Du Jour » Genesis – Match Of The Day » Big In Japan – Match Of The Day
(Featuring Ian Broudie – More info) » Band of The Irish Guards conducted by Major CH Jaeger – Out Of The Blue (Radio 5 Sports Report) » Melodi Light Orchestra conducted by Ole Jensen – Football Fanfare » Sound Stage Orchestra – The Big Match (70’s)