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We were treated like dirt for so long, you can’t deny the facts.
Clubs only interested in taking their gate receipts to the max.
Shovelled about, pushed around that’s how it was back then.
We were boxed into a decrepit pit, just another crumbling pen.
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We aired our concerns in ‘88, both fans and club made a stand.
But you chose not to listen; you kept your head firmly in the sand.
We warned you about Hillsborough, what problems may lie in store.
Warnings that were brushed aside, our concerns you chose to ignore.
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Fans caged in, fenced in or penned in you can call it what you will.
We took our chances every week, every time we followed that drill.
That’s the way we were conditioned, the only way we’d ever known.
But a tragedy soon awaited because the seeds were already sown.
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Now I look at the Stadiums these days, all shiny brand new or renamed.
Filled to the brim with diluted support, everyone all refined and tamed.
This shouldn’t be the legacy of ‘Hillsborough’ a sport now ruined by greed.
As many a true fan are cast aside as they have too many mouths to feed.