The ‘Greatest League In The World’

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Summer tours promoting the brand
The global fanbase must expand
Fixtures moved to Monday nights
By those who own the broadcast rights

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 ‘Super Sunday’ goalless draws
Fantasy Dream Team workplace bores
Sky Sports-sponsored Deadline Day
Ray Winstone growling “bet in-play”

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Parachute payments, revenue streams
An FA Cup with weakened teams
40 points, your Holy Grail
The brand new home shirt’s now on sale

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Conniving agents, diving cheats
£100 for padded seats
Galacticos? What if we lack?
The ‘greatest league in the world’ is back…



The Premier League returns on Saturday. Yet never have I felt so underwhelmed about the return of a new football season. For ‘hype’ read ‘tripe’. I’ll see you on a Northern League terrace. Where it’s still the beautiful game to me…

Editor Note: Great sentiments all shared and welcome to Football Poets Gary. More please.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-greatest-league-in-the-world/