Good-night…Sir Bobby.

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The Gallowgate
Indeed the whole football World
Rise up from their seats
As a mark of huge respect
In tribute to the memory of a perfect gent.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 How rare and fitting
That two well mannered
Old school gents
From the same Suffolk football club

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Who played
For their country
With great distinction
Should go on to manage the national team

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 And become
Knights of the realm
For their loyal and devoted service
To a working class sport?



Sir Bobby Robson and Sir Alf Ramsey, two names one can’t fail to think of when the words: dignity, morality, devotion and respect spring to mind, even in the face of great adversity and ..defeat.

The wise words of an Algerian goalkeeper seem somewhat fitting:

“All that I know about morality and obligations I owe to football”

Albert Camus.

Goodnight Sir Bobby. Rest in Peace, and may your God go with you.



Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/good-night-sir-bobby/