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Anfield Calling

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 John Lydon’s features snarled and sneered
Whilst in the kop we danced and cheered
Scarves wound round wrists and henna hair
Neglected streets grew idle here

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 John Cooper Clarke dressed for the part
And there were larks in Sefton park
And once the jobless came to march
With anger breaking through each heart

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Maggie Thatcher set the scene
With hopeless YTS schemes
And Heseltine he planted trees
When Bob he made it number 3

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 The Caverns gone and Lennon’s dead
We question God “That’s life” He said
Then Rushie scored one with his head
And Eric’s name scrawled on a desk

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Is heaven up or down in our old town
Ask Ian McCulloch next time he’s round
Pete Shelley wears a Mancs red gown
And Echo Beach is where I’m found

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 Pete Wylie’s blue but still a red
I lived and breathed each word he said
The Clash an anthem from the streets
Eek a Mouse Dead Kennedys

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 Anfield calling on the phone
We’re on the march with Joey Jones
He wore a red top hat in Rome
And brought the Euro Cup back home.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/anfield-calling-2/