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len in black and white

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 LEN IN BLACK AND WHITE

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 (in memory of Len White, 23/3/1930-17/6/1994)

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Len White
was a hammer.
He rammed in goals
like rivets into a ship.
Len in black and white,
belter of a heavy ball,
whacker of leather bullets
with crafty head and clever feet.
Me and my old schoolmate Peter
saw you lash the Wolves,
sending a screamer
through the posts
to ignite Gallowgate
and set the Magpies chanting.
Uncapped hat-trick scorer,
153 goals merchant,
you deserve
a statue
of your own,
dedicated
to the Skellow lad
who became a Geordie
and will always be.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 KEITH ARMSTRONG

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