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THE CUP FINAL OF ’54

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Looking up from the obituary
Of another goalless draw
You said:
I remeber the Cup Final of 1954.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Turning down the noise
Of another dismal quiz show
You smiled:
We were the first to have a telly
In our street, you know.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 We heaved it into the corner
And sat, proud as Kings, on the settee.
You shook your head sadly:
Everyone in the street crammed in to watch.
Everyone, that is, except me.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 I’d switched it on early,
Then made sandwiches while it slowly warmed up.
You laughed:
Then I couldn’t squeeze back in the room
And when I did- we’d won the Cup!

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 (The FA Cup Final of 1954 finished:
West Bromwich Albion 3 Preston North End 2)

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-cup-final-of-54/