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 […]
David Moyes has proved adept, no-one could say that he’s inept,
He sure knows how to make the most of limited resources.
Came in seventh this Campaign, fourth place once or twice,
His diet’s bread ‘n’ butter, […]