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On the seventh of March, nineteen thirty six
The treaty of Versailles had been trashed
The pact of Locarno was doomed to to be ditched
As the Nazi’s toward the Rhineland made tracks.
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In Yorkshire such events went un-noticed
As most wars are just gains for rich fools
But working class people took umbrage, and mounted a protest
At…. our FA’s decision, to try and call time on ‘The Pools’.
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Score draws, away wins, a massive jackpot
Turning over a phenomenal six million a year
Were much more important than some sick Nazi despot
With hardly an interest, in events on the Rhineland raised here.
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As the FA wouldn’t publish their fixture list in advance
Mr Joe Blogg’s in the street went to peices
Was he more interested in next weeks treble chance
Than keeping an eye out for some… Austrian geezer?