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Sir Matt Busby

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Man of blood
Not impenetrable stone
Who gathered genius
Like fish in a net
Father figure whose beloved sons
Perished in the Munich snow
But whose spirit remained resolute
Unbroken
To find its peace in 1968
upon a Wembley turf
Graced by the fires of Best, Charlton, Eusebio…
And there resurrected
with the stolen hopes of youth
The scattered tears of benediction…

Taken from “Beautiful Game” (c) Parry Maguire (2004)

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/sir-matt-busby/