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Ballard of Liverpool and United (The Man in Red)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Standing on the Kop in Anfield
Trying to beat Manchester United
The man in red he said ‘Where not in the game
You know United aren’t giving us a chance.’

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Shanks you know it aint easy
You know how hard it can be
The way things are going
We’ll be beaten you’ll see.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Finally scored a goal thanks to Owen
Dancing on the Kop in the rain
The man in red yelled
‘We can do this today
We can beat United once again.’

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Shanks you know it aint easy
You know how hard it can be
The way things are going
We’ll be beaten you’ll see.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Ryan Giggs scored for United
Another goal the Kop do seek
The man in red said ‘this game is dead
For us it’s not a good week.’

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Shanks you know it aint easy
You know how hard it can be
The way things are going
We’ll be beaten you’ll see.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Saving up trophies for a day in May
Giving it our all on the pitch
At half time the boss said
‘The goal needs to bed fed
Let’s score another goal or two
Think!’

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Pongolle makes a lighting attack down the wing
Come on we need to beat these rags
The man in red said ‘think with your head
Pick up your feet don’t drag.’

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Shanks you know it aint easy
You know how hard it can be
The way things are going
We’ll be beaten you’ll see.

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Gained a free kick outside the box
Twenty Five yards on the attack
The man in red said ‘we’ve got success
But Heskey’s lying flat on his back.’

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Shanks you know it aint easy
You know how hard it can be
The way things are going
We’ll be beaten you’ll see.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/ballard-of-liverpool-and-united-the-man-in-red/