Gloves Unkind

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Twenty five times he’s faced them
Our goalies last request
Is that some day he’ll save one
And pass the spot kick test
Greeno stands big and tall
He’s going to save a pen at last
A brilliant stop from Quashie
Alas! The whistle blasts
Retake! The ball is replaced
This time the striker scores
Another three points for officialdom
Don’t panic, it’s early doors



Poor Robert Green. And he was denied the chance of a penalty shootout last night in the Carling Cup after Mackenzie scored in the last minute of extra time. And he was so looking forward to it …

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/gloves-unkind/