wee Salty

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 It’s always interesting
A National team appointment, north of the Border
Bringing with it, huge potential for disorder
For there’s always a focus, the ask: Blue or Green?
Or been down South, lately, or since teen?

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 But for once
I believe they have chosen shrewdly
They’ll improve all round, without turning crudely
We’ve seen his quality, for he’s a canny lad
Exceptional at the Bridge, the best full-back to be had

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 And his coaching, was quality too
Totally improving, the prized Chelsea crew
It’s not often, that the Scots will all concur
To back someone of Salty burr

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 But I confidently predict:
Chanting soon, to roll around Hampden Park:
“There’s only wan Stevie Clarke!”



I couldn’t think of a title.
Then I noticed Steve was born in Saltcoats.

Steve Clarke, appointed Scottish team Manager on 20th May 2019.

He played 421 times for Chelsea, winning:
1997 FA Cup Final,
1998 League Cup Final,
1998 EUFA Cup Winner’s Cup

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/wee-salty/