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A Charismatic Keeper Called Matt Murray

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 You can search all over
from Carlisle down to Dover
from Truro to Newcastle on the Tyne

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Send your reporting letter
you won’t find nowt better
between the sticks and in the firing line

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 All you dedicated scouts
hear the Wolverhampton shouts
was your listening ears positioned on

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 A combination of height and size
too big to see white of his eyes
have no doubt the future number one

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 We can reminisce
and what his country is going to miss
an International penalty area boss

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 He came out, and got high
Matt Murray has hands that reach the sky
commanding presence when climbing for a cross

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 So let this bard get it correct
Matt Murray’s guard has earned respect
a safe and trusty keeper of the net

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 From his career forced to bow
but the faithful Wolves fans show
a day out in South Wales they shan’t forget

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 And no matter how far you go
Barrow-in-Furness to Felixstowe
every great and dreary game the seasons roll

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Ne’er you fret, ne’er you worry
you’ll ne’er find a prospect like Matt Murray
a charismatic keeper of the goal

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 A charismatic keeper called Matt Murray

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Notes

You’ll ne’er find a prospect like Matt Murray of Wolverhampton Wanderers. Forced to retire of injuries aged 29 but still ‘giving back’ to youngsters and to charities. A credit to his profession.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/a-charismatic-keeper-called-matt-murray/