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Chief Inspector Mulligan Investigates Match-Fixing

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Chief Inspector Mulligan
Was called up to the case.
He had to try and find out if
Match-fixing did take place.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 He questioned all the players and
He checked their bank accounts,
Looking for a single clue
Upon which he could pounce.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The managers were innocent
Or so they stoutly claimed.
Directors brought solicitors,
In case they were defamed.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Chief Inspector Mulligan
Tried every trick he knew,
And the more that he was stymied, well,
The more suspicions grew.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 He bit the bone and chewed the fat
And spat out all the gristle,
And lo! he was rewarded when
The referee blew the whistle.

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