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THE RICH PEOPLE’S GAME

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Now footy is a funny game – footy is a laugh

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 But footy is a money game that’s going flipping daft

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The system i can understand – i’ve realised the goal

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 But why the greed and why the need to bleed us heart and soul

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 I think its time for action – Ben Elton used to say

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Someone’s got to stand up and NOT SING Perfect Day

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Its time we poets pulled the plug – its time to stop the show

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 We’re sick of funding superstars something’s gotta go

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 We’ve been seduced by media bods who swarm around like flies

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 The People’s Game is not the same – it’s mega deals and lies –

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 I used to feel it joined us in everything we do

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 And who we played and where we stood – i know you felt it too

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 But now you work out what it costs and how much they are on

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 The hope they used to give us – but that connection’s gone

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 The beauty of a dribble and sweetness of a pass

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 We’ve swopped it all for companies with nowhere no the class

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 All watching poncey superstars and models out of reach

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 Who swan around like Indie bands on some deserted beach

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 And every player’s ‘one one’ – Thatcher’s been revealed

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 You thought she vanished long ago -she’s out there on the field

21 Leave a comment on verse 21 0 We’re doomed to watch in pubs and stuff until its pay to view

22 Leave a comment on verse 22 0 And then we’ll watch the cubs n’ schools until they blow it too

23 Leave a comment on verse 23 0 So right that’s it – ive had enough – there’s no way i can go

24 Leave a comment on verse 24 0 To watch my team on what i get – at thirty quid a throw

25 Leave a comment on verse 25 0 It’s time for me to open up – i don’t care who’s about

26 Leave a comment on verse 26 0 I’m changing sex this season – i’m finally coming out

27 Leave a comment on verse 27 0 i’m going back to my grass roots – it’s gone to far you see

28 Leave a comment on verse 28 0 i’m watching womens soccer now – – til they’re too big for me

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-rich-peoples-game/