Respect for Fintan Cassidy

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Chairman of the Supporters’ Club,
He’s served in this capacity.
But now he’s leaving,
And we’re grieving,
Farewell Fintan Cassidy.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 He’s led the Club with vision and
Hard-working perspicacity.
We’ve had no fears
Down through the years
Because of Fintan Cassidy.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 At all times he’s avoided
Obfuscation and mendacity.
A truthful bloke
Who never spoke
A lie, did Fintan Cassidy.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Shelbourne fans have pestered him
With limitless tenacity.
But now we must
Admit there’s just
No-one like Fintan Cassidy.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Our questions he has answered with
Great humour and veracity.
We don’t know who’s
To fill the shoes
Of Chairman Fintan Cassidy.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 A tall and bronzed Adonis, who’s
Endowed with great sagacity.
Small wonder then
That many men
Defer to Fintan Cassidy.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 His appetite for Shelbourne still
Will have a great voracity.
He’ll still be found
Around the ground,
Will Councillor Fintan Cassidy.

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 He’s ventured into politics
With marvellous audacity.
So if you’re bored
And in his ward,
Go vote for Fintan Cassidy.



Fintan Cassidy, legendary Chairman of the Shels Supporters’ Club, is standing down to devote a bit more time to his burgeoning political career.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/respect-for-fintan-cassidy/