Watch Mark E. Smith Reading The Football Results

He died three years ago today...

Fans are remembering The Fall's iconic leader Mark E. Smith.

The singer, lyricist, and iconoclast passed away three years ago today – January 24th – producing some of his best work right up until the end.

With a new generation of bands citing The Fall as an influence, his work had earned a fresh place within the broader consciousness.

Shortly after news of his passing was confirmed, Clash wrote:

It's difficult not to be shaken by the news of his passing, as some things you really do take for granted; after all, in the back of your mind I think you believe there's always going to be a new Fall LP round the corner? Yet as always, celebration not despair is most necessary, we should be celebrating the life and work of one of England's greatest ever poets, a man whose influence stretches far beyond the remits of simply music.

Find the full tribute HERE.

With fans remembering the Manchester artist on social media, we've decided to re-share Mark E. Smith's unforgettable stint reading out the football results for BBC One.

"Charlton Athletic… one-ah…"

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