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Sleeping Lion

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Deep in Bolton’s psyche
The Lion of Vienna
Sleeps.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 His name carved
In each brick and stone
Of Bolton.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 A Gentleman
A gentle man
A Bevin Boy.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 A captain
A colleague
A friend.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Nathaniel Lofthouse OBE
The Lion of Vienna
The Pride of Bolton.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Tara lad

I remember Nat as one of those rarities in football – a true gentleman

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/sleeping-lion/