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Gordon Banks – England’s number one

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Pele screamed “Gol”
Alberto and Jairzinho tricky
Banks saves heart and soul
Modestly terming it “lucky”

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Brilliance from the World Cup winner
In the heat of Guadalajara
Chesterfield, Leicester, Stoke, FIFA
Named six times keeper of the year

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Once the Kop lauded merrily
“Nice work, Gordon,” sang the ranks
Lap of honour with Bill Shankly
You’ll never walk alone Gordon Banks

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Gordon Banks 1937-2019

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 12 02 19

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 number7
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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/gordon-banks-englands-number-one/