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Football Questions without an Answer

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Was Banks as good as Jennings?
Was Ball as good as Bell?
Was Ray Clemence as good as Shilton?
Was Matt or Channon the King of the Dell?
Was Greavsie better than Denis Law?
Was Osgood better than Hurst?
Would Lorimer kick harder than Charlton?
Would Jim Baxter match Georgie Best’s thirst?

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Was Norman much harder than Nobby?
Was Chopper much harder than Vinny?
Was Willie Henderson more gifted than Johnstone?
Was Matthews more gifted than Finney?
Was Ronaldo as brilliant as Messi?
Was Eusebio as brilliant as Cruyff?
Was Maradona as brilliant as Pele?
Or as Davie Duncan who played for East Fife?

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Was Lampard as good as Steve Gerrard?
Was Rodney as good as Stan Bowles?
Was Owen as good as Rob Fowler
When it came to scoring the goals?
Was Lineker better than Rushie
When it came to finding the net?
Was Merson better than Gillespie
When it came to placing a bet?
Was Rooney better than Gazza?
Was Hoddle better than Waddle?
Was Worthington better than Beckham
When it came to pulling a model?

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Are Celtic better than Rangers?
Are Barca ahead of Madrid?
Are City ahead of United?
And was Summerbee better than Kidd?

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Was Sir Matt on par with Sir Alex?
Was Shankly on par with Jock Stein?
Was Cloughie on par with Don Revie?
Was Bryan Robson better than Keane?

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 So we’ll all disagree down the local
And put our own views on the Net
Check our friend Mister Google for an answer
And challenge our friends to a bet.
But unfortunately, there’s no correct answer
You might as well – just pick a name
Cos we all have our own strong opinions
Of the greats who played this old game.

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Notes

Hello fellow scribblers. Please excuse the shameless advertising but if anybody might be interested, I not
too long ago published a book of football poems and stories called, ONCE UPON A RHYME IN FOOTBALL.
The book has 232 pages and contains over 50 nostalgic football poems, accompanied by more than 30 photographs. Each poem has from a few lines to a couple of pages of introduction.
If you live in Britain the book can be ordered on amazon.co.uk If not just try your local amazon.com
Go into Books and then just put the name of the book.
A big thank you and shout out to everyone at footballpoets who over the last 22 years have given me an outlet for my footballing thoughts.

bestest John J. O’Connor johpalcon@aol.com

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/football-questions-without-an-answer/