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Something in 1966

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 MATTHEWS final is something like
LIVERPOOL’s Istanbul final

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 The two football games as
the epic tales

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 What is much more
epic is the word “SOMETHING”

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 In the midst of BEATLES era
Everton won the F.A Cup

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 The Times described the game
in 1966 as “MATTHEWS final
without the maestro himself”

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 And explained that Everton
the favourites were down

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 “THEN suddenly Something
happened at some undefinable
moment”
(THE TIMES 1966)

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Harrison’s SOMETHING
is MOZART’S symphony

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 But Everton were 2-0 down
and THE TIMES in 1966
in the heart of the report said
that there was
TEMPLE soaring like a bird
on the left to head the ball
square across the goalmouth
where TREBILOCK crashed
his shot home:2-1

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Notes

THE TIMES MONDAY MAY 16
1966
Here was a match in which there was no loser and where the game of football itself was the winner.
Everton 3, Sheffield Wednesday 2

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/something-in-1966/