If you earn your living selling blow-up Spitfires,
If you own a retail outlet or a pub,
And were counting on a football feelgood factor
To set your till a-ringing for a month,
Then most likely you’ll be feeling […]
What air shall I breathe?
No choice about that – air Genoese.
But what shall I speak – Italian or English?
Native or learned tongue? Confusing business.
Reading material – Shakespeare or Dante?
Fancy a tippl […]
Oh, Liverpool FC is a truly massive club –
They’ve won hundreds of League Titles,
And five European Cups.
But their season’s started badly,
There are rumblings on the Kop,
And there’s tension in the Boot […]
If you’re looking for some football merchandise,
I suggest you take a plane or train to Nice.
In Rue Defly there is a little shop –
With any luck you’ll find they have in stock
The scarf or shirt or hat you’r […]
We hadn’t tasted victory since freezing, frosty February.
We’d clocked up numerous defeats,
P’rhaps scraped a couple of draws.
But May, the merry month, at last, three welcome points has brought.
The funny […]
Esposito, Fiorani, Fogagnolo, Casiraghi, Soncini.
Who are these people?
Principato, Del Riccio, Temolo, Vertemati, Gasparini.
What are these names?
Galimberti, Ragni, Bravin, Mastrodomenico, Poletti.
Have they […]