Jack Taylor OBE: 1930-2012

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Cruyff decked by Uli Hoeness in Munich 
Corner flag delay in the World Cup final
Jack Taylor awards Oranje a Spot kick
West Germans yet to touch the ball

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Beckenbauer’s  protests the black rock dismissed
First penalty since the Coupe du Monde began
Striding up aggressively Der Kaiser hissed 
“Taylor, you’re an Englishman!”

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Gentleman Butcher from the Molineux shadow
More than a thousand games the total yield
Thirty three years officiating the show
John Keith Taylor has now left the field

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Number7
(c) Emdad Rahman


Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/jack-taylor-obe-1930-2012/