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Fans’ Forums

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Fans’ forums feature
furious fans
hell bent on venting
their collective spleen.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Vitriol poured on
already troubled waters;
team’s patchy progress lambasted
by long suffering supporters.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 First target: the manager;
tactics under the spotlight;
fails to placate fans
with rigid 4-4-2 formation.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Former youth team boss
floundering like a fish
out of water.
Out of his depth.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Next the team:
bunch of overpaid has-beens,
lightweight in midfield,
porous in defence.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Fans question players’ commitment;
just going through the motions
on the pitch whilst
fans rant in the stands.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Biggest blast aimed at the board:
clueless crew preside over
our beloved club,
making mistake after mistake.

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 No business acumen;
lacking any kind of vision;
just lurching from one
crisis to another.

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Message boards white-hot
with righteous indignation.
Fans crying out for a saviour
in the dug-out and on the pitch.

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Notes

I regularly read the thoughts of fellow Swindon fans on the various message boards and wonder to what extent they represent the sentiments of the majority. Good entertainment, though!!

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/fans-forums/