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That Guy Dickie

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Diving full length to make save after
Incredible save; virtually invincible, keeping
Clean sheet after clean sheet, seeming to
Know where every shot was heading.
Ice cool even at
Elland Road where he

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Guessed the direction of Lorimer’s pen;
Unbelievable 0-0 against reigning champs,
Yes! A replay for non-league Dons.

Wimbledon keeper Dickie Guy’s heroics firstly in seeing off first division Burnley, then earning a replay against mighty Leeds United in 1975 mean that he has rightly earned his place in the folklore of the FA Cup. Other FA Cup heroes anyone?

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/that-guy-dickie/