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Billy Wright – England’s first centurion!

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Good teachers are like stars
Lighting paths for the has been
Wolves B against Walsall Wood
After trials aged fourteen

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Lad from Ironbridge, Shropshire
Once let go for his size
Was first to reach a hundred caps
When Major Buckley became wise

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Took the captaincy from Stan Cullis
No single caution, red card or fine
First Division winner three times
FA Cup in 1949

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Century for the Molineux Marvel
Against the Auld enemy
On the shoulders they lifted Billy
Celebrating at Wembley

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 A career forged through World War Two
Led England 90 times, a record
105 caps with Walter Winterbottom
Three World Cups on the board

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 15th April 2020

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 number7
© emdad rahman

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 #coronachronicles #billywright #wolverhamptonwanderers

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/billy-wright-englands-first-centurion/