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The ‘best league in the world’ is back

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Monday Night Football and Soccer AM gags
Unscrupulous agents and designer-clad WAGs

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Half and half scarves, the ‘consumer’ fan
Dressing room ‘selfies’ on Instagram

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Vanishing spray and refs on trial
Carra and Nev and Jamie and Niall

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Talksport phone-in white van rage
Media partners ‘on the same page’

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Paddy Power ‘banter’ and bet-in-play
Jim White’s ego and ‘Deadline Day’

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Projects, brands, revenue streams
Devaluing cups with weakened teams

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Diving rows and handshake snubs
Illegal broadcasts in backstreet pubs

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Obsessed with wealth but ruined by greed
The ‘best league in the world’ indeed…

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Notes

Like a circus rolling into town, the Premier League resumes on Saturday, August 8. I’ll be at Millfield watching Crook Town v Heaton Stannington in the Northern League, Division Two, if anyone’s interested. Football with soul…

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-best-league-in-the-world-is-back/