Thursday, August 23rd, 2007
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Shorey looked assured
Robbo was done by a lobbo
Seaneen cannot be ignored
Micah’s just the jobbo
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But we must not Pander
To the ne’ersayers
We have who we have
Now it’s up to the players
© Clik the mouse, 23rd August 2007
International Friendlies – in preparation for the forthcoming Euro qualifier fixtures
England 1 – 2 Germany
Denmark 0 – 4 Ireland
Bulgaria 0 – 1 Wales
Scotland 1 – 0 South Africa
N Ireland 3 – 1 Lichtenstein (Euro Qualifier)
Germany – last team to beat us at the old Wembley,
first team to beat us at the New Wembley –
How we cling ever more to ’66!
‘Seaneen’ – Irish vernacular for ‘little Sean’ or ‘little John’
Germany’s winning goal scored by their debutante left back, Pander, who struck his shot like a missile from a Panzer
In Ireland, we celebrated our victory in Aarhus, with Madness’s “Our House” played on the radio!
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10th October 2018 at 10:41 am
so true for so many clubs Denys
See in context
7th August 2018 at 2:43 pm
Looking forward to welcoming Wolves to the King Power Stadium this season… where hopefully we will beat you! 😉 But truthfully welcome back to the top division! – Paul
22nd July 2018 at 12:05 pm
Many thanks for that. I’ve actually changed it back because I feel the more ridiculous it looks, the more Ogden Nash it is! My own personal choice, others may disagree. But I appreciate the thought. Cheers
20th July 2018 at 6:49 am
Great poem Peter .I’ ve mucked about with the way it appears on the page if you don’t like it let me know.
19th July 2018 at 5:19 pm
How about the Pele of poets?!!! 😉
absolutely lovin’ it!
19th July 2018 at 2:21 pm
Sorry everyone. Away on holidays and not very good at the computer stuff anyway.
I had thought I was commenting on Verse 2, Lines 3 and 4. The whole poem is done in rhyming couplets – I was merely commenting on the fact that the rhyme there / disappeared sticks out like a sore thumb!!
Nothing to do with black and white!
15th July 2018 at 5:31 am
no sadly…it’s my good mate Fred Chance…Sharon..great live music pub…in our village..
13th July 2018 at 9:04 pm
Big Yin! Is that Sir Billy Connolly far left on the main picture?
13th July 2018 at 5:20 pm
i should say so!
13th July 2018 at 4:33 pm
at least the waistcoat is coming home then? 😉