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THE PEOPLE’S FLAG

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 (best sung or shouted!)

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 flying by – but we will try
to keep the people’s game alive
from ev’ry park to merseyside
the people’s game must never die

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 by and by – they’ll question why
the fees and wages climbed so high
from forest green to tyneside
the people’s game it will survive

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 you and i – will try and try
as ticket prices rise and rise
but we will fight until we die
to keep the people’s game alive

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 transfers fly – they go sky high
smaller clubs will not survive
and if they take the fees away
the smaller clubs die anyway

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 but you and i – remember why
when we lost -we used to cy
nowadays we turn and weep
because the prices are so steep

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 flashy cars and superstars
big hotels and football bars
from pay to view to greedy sky
they take the game from you and i

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 and like the violence we have seen
football prices are obscene
from junior school to tyneside
the people’s game has all but died

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 up on high-the power and lies
you wonder if they sleep at night
do they believe it’s so naieve
to keep the people’s game alive?

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-peoples-flag/