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Gary Speed – The Welsh Dragon

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 First to five hundred in the League
With Ratcliffe he was Mancot’s Lord Mayor
Planet football bond in sorrow
For Wales most capped outfield player

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Part of the famous Leeds quartet
Strachan, McAllister and Batty
Anfield hushed in total silence
Shay Given cried at the Liberty

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Ryan Giggs “totally devastated
Bobby Gould grief clad
“A great person,” he sobbed with angst
“A great skipper and a great lad”

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 From Beeston to Downing Street
Pm Cameron “deeply saddened”
May the roads clear your pathway
God Speed now weary Welsh dragon

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Number7
© Emdad Rahman

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/gary-speed-the-welsh-dragon/