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A Late Own Goal

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The Chairman and directors were delighted,
The interview was going rather well.
The search for a new head coach at United
Was nearly done, as far as one could tell.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 They’d liked his transfer policy suggestion,
They’d liked his most unusual approach.
Then one of the directors had a question
He needed to find out from the head coach.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 “Tactics!” said mild-mannered James McGinty.
“Tell me all the where and what and why.”
“All I know, they’re small and white and minty,”
Came the rather puzzling reply.

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Notes

I’ll get my coat.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/a-late-own-goal/