Friday, January 25th, 2008
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a swanky coach today
junkyard jalopy tomorrow
money no object for the tie
then it’s back to beg, steal or borrow!
© Clik the mouse, 25th January 2008
I had to smile – in today’s build up, manager Shaun Gale says “”But it can’t be a day trip, we have to treat it like we treat all our games. ”
And then we hear that the team are arriving in style using the England Cricket team’s coach, and training at Man U’s complex!
Good Luck Havant – I reckon everyone in the country bar the red half of Merseyside will be up for you!!
From BBCi :
Liverpool’s Spanish international Xabi Alonso is fascinated by the fact that a Premier League club can face a non-league side in the Cup.
“In Spain you can only play teams up to two divisions below you,” he said.
“But this is all part of the glamour and the prestige that the FA Cup has. This is why it is so interesting.
“It is the oldest football competition in history and it means so much to the supporters in this country.”
Hawks captain Jamie Collins, a 23-year-old schools football coach more accustomed to crowds of 600, will lead his team-mates out alongside Steven Gerrard..
“It’s like a World Cup final for us,” he said. “To get to the fourth round and play Liverpool is a dream come true.”
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8th February 2018 at 11:23 am
Really moving account of a day a night Graham
and also how we were as kids..
they way we came to terms with things …
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6th February 2018 at 1:47 pm
“beyond the gated community of stones”. Beautiful.
6th February 2018 at 1:41 pm
Brilliant imagery. A great poem.
6th February 2018 at 1:40 pm
A fine poem, much appreciated.
5th February 2018 at 11:59 am
I’m just happy that Scunthorpe passed our profanity filters!
4th February 2018 at 7:34 pm
thanks, Crispin. It’s a purely fictitious ref to ‘The Iron’, i hope they will forgive me!
4th February 2018 at 6:36 pm
classic words Danno..you mention Scunthorpe? And that game time or moment does it relate to
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4th February 2018 at 6:34 pm
Great lines……loving your poems and welcome… please add some info ..context.? .you mention What game time or moment does it relate to…more please …best….Crispin (Editor)
22nd January 2018 at 2:00 pm
thanks for sharing!
A story I’d never heard before
so glad to see Rose added
to glorious football lore!
10th January 2018 at 3:17 pm
But Paul, it’s that same sensitivity that has enabled this fabulous poem! Love it!