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Turmoil at the Toon

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 What progress means up north is anyone’s guess
Specially if there’s the merest whiff of success

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 “Fattyboy” Ash said he’d invest 20 mil
To fund a king he felt to be over the hill

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 But in Geordieland they like to shoot through the foot
Despite an abdicating monarch who just won’t stay put

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Say’s Wisey, “King Kev, I’ll give you a hand”
“Help the Magpies be the best in the land”

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 But the high priest decides to complete his hattrick
Kev now accused of really taking the mick

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 But at ground level Tyneside he is the Manor’s lord
As baying fans demand the head of the board

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Nursing a drink, in bars, a new gaffer they discuss
Will it be Lippi? Jose? more likely Gus

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Number 7
© Emdad Rahman

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/turmoil-at-the-toon/