Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
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As I write
of Chelsea’s plight
the Beeb I cite
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It could be Sarri out
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But what would make me grin
Is a dream team – that could make us Champs:
Holland; Jody; and Lamps
From BBC gossip page, 11/06/2019:
Chelsea expect manager Maurizio Sarri to be named Juventus manager in the next 48 hours, and the Stamford Bridge club’s list of contenders to replace him include :
Derby boss Frank Lampard,
former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri,
England assistant coach Steve Holland,
Ajax boss Erik ten Hag,
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo
and Watford coach Javi Gracia.
Jody = Jody Morris, Frank Lampard’s current right hand man at Derby County.
Is one year’s experience at management enough to take a punt???
The fans would be onside from the very get go.
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9th May 2019 at 12:59 pm
Great poem Clik – witty and memorable, worthy of a quite remarkable occasion.
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9th May 2019 at 12:58 pm
Great poem Sharon, worthy of a quite remarkable occasion.
9th May 2019 at 12:54 pm
I really like this poem. So many great phrases: “striped and manicured”, “a crowd of heads go drooping”, “and maintain home advantage”, “when Mum blew for dinner”. Much appreciated! Thank you.
7th May 2019 at 10:37 am
Such great words Ray. So evocative of that time of innocence Kepp on mate. More please. It will be under the Nostaglia section too.
26th March 2019 at 10:16 am
As a child I drew crowds; row upon row,
fifteen thousand little circles for the fans,
such a great line…bewcause we all did…and golaposts nets and floodlights too…
25th March 2019 at 11:39 am
Thanks for the love
1st March 2019 at 11:35 am
Thank you, great story.
Thank you and thanks for the share
1st March 2019 at 11:34 am