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Boro Days

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 In the fifties, just a lad
Cheering locals with me Dad
Second tier, watch ’em play
Mannion, Peacock, Clough and Day

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Swinging sixties, working man
Got the fever, diehard fan
Third Division- hear the moans
Fernie, Irvine, Gibson, Jones

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Seventies and flying high
Set ’em free and see them fly
Goals galore and endless thrills
Souness, Maddren, Boam and Mills

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Eighties now, heartache, gloom
Dying dreams, impending doom
Bright young lads dispel those cares
Parky, Mowbray, Cooper, Pears

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Nineties riches all around
World class players, brand new ground
Things got better things got worse
Boksic, Rava, Juno, Merse

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Noughties came we won a cup
Sadly down then followed up
Prognosis not looking good
Southgate, Alves, Mido, Flood

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Banners out now, Mogga’s here
Time to hope and time for cheer
Optimism now I feel
Robson, Bailey, Williams, Steele

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Paid me dues, done the miles
Shed the tears, worn the smiles
Shook me ‘ead, then wonder, praise
Times I’ve had on BORO DAYS.

Wouldn’t have changed it for the world.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/boro-days/