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TG Jones

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Who was the greatest player that Stanley Matthews ever saw?
Cymru’s TG Jones.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Who was the greatest player that Dixie Dean ever saw?
Everton’s TG Jones.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Who was the greatest player that Tommy Lawton ever saw?
Wrexham’s TG Jones.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Who was the greatest player that Joe Mercer ever saw?
Connah’s Quay’s TG Jones.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 He didn’t have a name like Beckenbauer, Watson or Labone,
Yobo, Yerry, Keane, or Keown or Pistone.
Just simply TG (Tommy) Jones.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 You know he would have played for AS Rome,
But money regulations kept him at home,
And in 1950 he decamped to Pwllheli’s holiday zone.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 As Bangor City’s manager he beat Napoli at home,
After having established his home town’s genome.
Then ‘twas home is the Nomad, from the School of Science home.

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Notes

For a small nation, Cymru has provided more than its fair share of outstanding international footballers. An acceptable pantheon would be Meredith, Jones, John Charles, Southall, Giggs, and Bale. Jones?
Yes, Everton’s TG Jones, a centre half whom Stanley Matthews, Dixie Dean, Tommy Lawton, and Joe Mercer said was the greatest player they had ever known. What an endorsement !

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/tg-jones/?shared=email&msg=fail