I wasn’t out there last night fan – ning
When all that rain came tipping down
But I’ve been at games, out in all sorts, man
Strangest weather, strangest towns
When the ball won’t move
Or it’s aquaplaning right across the box,
Or the fiery pace yer team set off in,
Has slightly cooled through snow and frost
Do the referee’s binoculars
Have to float off down the Tyne?,
Before a bloke on loacl radio, shouts ‘the game’s off,
Here in Newcastle under nine’!
Tis said the Gallowgate was like a water fall
As the down pour came, last night at kick off hour
And those Geordie fans who follow the Toon, bare chested?
They watched the match and took a shower
The match commentary that I listened to,
The pundit voiced concern, for the safety of Pompey keeper,
David James being kicked in the brain
As the ball was missed and squirmed,
Also pointed out that after someone’s hurt
Is not the time for Soho Square types with grey hair
To plead naively on Sky Sports T.V
“Ah but lesson’s will be learned”
Like the ‘keeper’ incident up at Reading,
Just the other week,
Do we need a real blood shedding
Before our players safety hits the peak?
Don’t forget about the punters,
Stood there soaking wet in this
To be halfway up the motorway
On your way to the game, to be told
“The motorway to Blackburn’s been shut off’
In this so called age of communication
That we’re living in?
Is just plain…..ridiculous!