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Arthur Montford Said…

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Arthur Montford said…

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 February, 1980. Edinburgh. The North British Hotel.
The French rugby team are drinking with Debbie
Harry when their captain introduces a new guest.
Due to play Ayr Utd. tomorrow but George Best
never shirked a tackle or an all-night sesh. Tell
us about that Rangers game, will you Georgie,
when they threw lager cans at you? He’s pressed
with more champagne. You can guess the rest.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Two grand appearance money when two hundred
a week was about average. I just couldn’t take
football seriously when I was drinking, he said.
If I was in a bar nothing and nobody could make
me leave. Hibs relegated. The star out on the lash
every night. Arthur Montford said, What a stramash.

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