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Gianluca Vialli saving Everton

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 All Evertonians needed
was more love for Everton
and more Premiership football

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 But that was pending on
the Chelsea v Bolton game on
Sunday 10 May 1998

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 What if we were really down?
What if nothing ever came from
Gianluca Vialli?

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 That is why this name is
unforgettable for an Evertonian,
For me

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 The developement of that
football drama between Goodison
and Stamford Bridge took the shape in
unthinkable waiting for the goal
of Gianluca Vialli against Bolton

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 What If Vialli’s Chelsea
had lost to Bolton?

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 What if Everton had been relegated?

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 That was something like a
“Thank you Chelsea day”

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Thanksgiving goes to Vialli

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 At Goodison, Barmby missed the penalty
The last thing we needed

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Everton almost went down

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 Almost, just like 4 years before
in 1994

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 And today in 2021
I still remember
Gianluca Vialli saving Everton
and think of him

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 That is also what I call
the late 90’s

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 We could be in the Championship now
But Chelsea with those late goals
saved us in 1998

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 Wonderful day
Everton failing to beat Coventry at home
needed Chelsea to beat Bolton

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 Now, we have Ancelotti and
are really not bothering for our future

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 It is sad that Coventry is so far away
Lfe and football change

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 And Bolton ? And Today’s Chelsea?

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 The Show must go on

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Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/gianluca-vialli-saving-everton/