Friday, October 16th, 2009
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used to be part of a team
that was implored
by boss and fans
to “Put ’em under Pressure!”
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now the ball
is firmly on the other foot
and there’ll be a certain sense
from many back in Cheshire
© Clik the mouse, 16th October 2009
Roy Keane, under immense pressure as Ipswich Town Manager – rooted firmly at the foot of the Championship at the time of writing.
“Put ’em under Pressure” – the anthem of Jack Charlton (as Ireland manager) and the Irish fans – it was even turned into a very successful World Cup song.
this poem – prompted not just by his current plight, but because my son was finishing up his school project last night – his subject? Yup, the Mayfield Manc.
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9th November 2017 at 6:20 pm
Well played sir. This should be a cup-winning couplet.
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9th November 2017 at 9:36 am
Nice one Dachlan .Great to have you back and greetings from Stroud to Jakarta
15th October 2017 at 4:32 pm
5th October 2017 at 8:09 pm
Thank you, Graham – much appreciated. Your poems are always highlights I look out for.
26th September 2017 at 6:53 am
So evocative! Love it.
2nd September 2017 at 3:00 pm
Hi Crispin, Thanks so much for this encouragement (sorry, I’ve only just seen this message.) Really appreciate it. Chuffed for you that FGR went up…I live in Wokingham, near Reading. It would be great to catch up with you again.
10th August 2017 at 8:36 pm
Just beautiful imagery Alex…love your stuff….keep on..can’t remember where you live (probably not near ‘Arry in Poole lol) but we’ll have to get you up to Forest Green one day…
Would be great to meet up… if FGR play any where near you too.let me know..I’ll be getting to the odd away game now.
3rd August 2017 at 4:27 pm
Great poem…keep on …I know the feeling!
1st August 2017 at 5:47 pm
And more nonsense please!
I’ve always been a big fan of Eddie’s!
21st July 2017 at 12:57 pm