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Brinksmanship…

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 is about
a one on one…

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 will the striker con the keeper?
or will the goalie bring him down?
will the imperil’d net stay minded
or will the striker don the crown?

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Brinksmanship…

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 is about
the last day of the season…

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 will we be staying up?
or will we be going down?
will we be elated?
or forever wear a frown?

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Brinksmanship…

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 is about
contract negotiations…

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 superstar and icon
is he really on his way?
or can we build our team around him
will he forever influence our play?

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Brinksmanship…

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 is about
the club surviving…

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 all the mismanagement and turmoil –
can we get through these fiscal affairs?
will we still have a ground to go to
for the stars to show their wares?

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 Brinksmanship…

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 is about
accessibility…

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 where tv negotiations
must never be allowed to collapse and die
for those of us who love our footy
could not – and would not accept – any old reasons why

triggered by tonight’s France v Ireland World Cup Qualifier 2nd leg.

Until late yesterday, there was a real chance that there would be no tv coverage available in Ireland.

C’MON IRELAND!

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/brinksmanship/