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A 39th Step Too Far

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 A 39th game in a faraway land,
Export the product, promote the brand.
Our revenue streams need maximum yields,
And there’s dollars and yen in these foreign fields.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 So dig out your passport, it won’t be long
Before ‘Super Sundays’ are made in Hong Kong.
Monday Night Football, live from Dubai?
The flight’s too dear? Then pay for Sky…

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Notes

Made the long trek from Tyneside to Plymouth and Portsmouth down the years to watch Newcastle United. And to the other St James’s Park of Exeter, too. But this ’39th game’ concept is indeed a step too far…

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