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ALFA RAMSEY AND THE GAME OF 66

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 ALAN
BALL, BECKANBAUR, BANKSY,
CHARLTON, COHEN and,
DIENST —- the referee,
ENGLAND,
FOUR,
GERMANY two,
HUNT —- HERO HURSTY HAMMERS three.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 ILLNESS, rules out Greavsie,
JACK,
KARL Heinz Schnellinger,
LINESMAN, taking the wrath,
MOORO,
NOBBY,
OVERATH.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 PETERS scoring,
QUEEN Lizzie cheering,
RAMSEY as always stoic,
SHULTZ,
THEY THINK it’s all over,
UWE Seeler playing heroic.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 VICTORY for England,
WEBER, WILSON, WORLD Cup WILLIE,
X -TRA time was needed,
YOUNG people going silly.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 honking hooters as they drive,
by in flashy cars,
while the old ones
just stay at home,
and tune into

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Z -CARS.

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