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Bring ‘Em All Back

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 bring ’em all back bring ’em back
for the moment for the craic*
every face I’d long to see
bring alive each memory

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 bring ’em all back like before
Geoff Hurst and Denis Law
bring back wizards bring back Zola
bring back wingers like Ginola
Jimmy Armfield drop that mike
Tony Adams grab your bike
drag them from some local pub
train them name them as a sub
turn the clock back bring them nearer
Gullitt, Cruyff and Alan Shearer
all those stars who’ve come and gone
Kenny Dalglish Ian St. John

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 email L.A bring them home
David Beckham Vinnie Jones
seach the film sets high and low
make him welcome let him know
stop elections ooh ah
bring back Eric Cantona
bring back Gazza in his prime
bring back Greavesie one more time
Hughesie, Hunter wee Pat Nevin
mop haired Keegan yes yes Kevin
don’t tell no-one keep it quiet
get them on some massive diet
stick them on a strict regime
make it happen for the team

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Lawro, Hansen Dixon too
make their ev’ry dream come true
wipe the sadness from their face
wave that wonga in their face
wrap their legs in cotton wool
Barnesy, Incey and Steve Bull
Bobby Charlton big Roy Keane
like a rocket tough and mean
ev’ry name in ev’ry book
Gordon Banksie Charlie Cooke

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 bring ’em all back bring ’em back
for the moment for the craic*
every name we’d long to see…
who would you guys like to see?

Henry & Scholes..who’s next ..and ‘up for the craic* ?

(Title adapted/ lifted from a classic Mike Scott song :Bring ‘Em All In )

*Craic’ or crack is a term for fun, entertainment, and enjoyable conversation, particularly prominent in Ireland. Another sense of crack, found in the north of England, is “news, gossip” which influences the common Irish expression “What’s the crack?” or “How’s the crack?”, meaning “how are you?”, “how have you been?”, or “have you any news?”

An older, related, more widespread, sense of crack is “joke”, as in crack a joke or wise-crack.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/bring-em-all-back/