At certain London railway stations
I’ve held passionate football conversations
As I queued with fans who’ve travelled far and wide.
With train tickets changed for vouchers
In Ben Sherman, stay-pressed trousers
We’d choose Persil for it’s perks and not try Tide.
Cardiff, Walsall, Mansfield, Blackburn
We’d train from early morning to a match.
Bury, Crewe or Oldham
Such names could put a fan down in the doldrums
Cos if relegated, you could visit scenes like that.
So a big shout goes out to Persil
Who have saved us fans a pursefull
Of hard earned gelt, with subsidised train tickets.
Our football togs were brightest white
Much better washed than rival Tide
So white, we could have wore them at the cricket!