1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 It was the stars of the future
Against the here and now
The Gypsies at Dalymount
Take a bow

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 With Blue Moon hanging in the air
(But not as well as Jason Byrne)
It’s Vieira’s proteges
Who take their turn

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Unfortunately as a spectacle
It was death by a thousand passes
And never once was heard
“Oi ref, where’s yer glasses!”

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 And with the first team in Stuttgart
Taking a hammering
For whom of these young ones
Will Pellegrini be clamouring?

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Truth is, not a one
And the stats will confirm
That the likeliest outcome
Is ‘crash and burn’

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 So, of the home crew
Who caught the eye?
Anto Murphy and ‘Scolesey’
But all the rest, far too shy

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 But really, there was only one Paddy present
Who was heaven sent. *
One of the greatest ever
An ‘Invincible’, who proved a real gent



* I dispute myself!!! See below

Friendly fixture today in Dublin

Bohemians 1-3 Man City EDS (Elite Development Squad) i.e. u21s

Managed by Patrick Vieira, who stayed behind for pictures and autographs for a spellbound set of fans

First team lost heavily in Stuttgart, one week before the Premiership starts.

Dedicated to my Citeh pal Ian (a Captain of his industry, who flew City over as part of his day job) and the lads who came with us: Eoin, Cian, Oisin and my own heaven sent Patrick the Hat-trick – a real Vieira wannabe (ok, maybe Matic). Happy Birthday to my boy! ( v soon)

To be fair, the 2 City lads that did catch the eye, were the two goalscorers: Bersant Celina (2) and Brandon Barker.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/paddy/