Quartered – Barnsley v Chelsea

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 We knew it wouldn’t be easy
On a day when underdogs bite pedigrees
Anyone who thinks it a foregone conclusion
is barking
Up the wrong trees

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 We’ll have to hound them man for man
And hope we can take the lead
On paper, we’re just lightweights
Let’s give them headlines to read

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The rain came down in buckets
The wind tore past in sheets
The away fans tried to make like a crowd
As they sank deeper in their seats

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 It’s a time for cynics to feel magic
The Champions dealt the death knell
Every team dreams of Wembley
Chelsea will have nightmares of Oakwell




Congratulations to Barnsley FC, for giving Chelsea the old heave-ho and for giving hope to all us ‘little’ teams. Success tastes sweeter when you don’t have a sugar daddy spoon feeding the club.

And would you believe it – Man United dumped out by Portsmouth, and Cardiff making mincemeat of Middlesborough.

This is not just the FA Cup, this is the real FA Cup.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/quartered-barnsley-v-chelsea/