Hammer and Tongs

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Some say the League Cup’s worthless,
Myself, I don’t agree –
It books you a place in Europe,
And a trip to Wemberlee.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Sure, the F.A.’s lots more lustre,
The Champions’ more class,
But it’s a damn sight better than a poke in the eye,
Or a big kick up the …

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Now, we’ll soon be off to Upton Park,
For a showdown with West Ham.
Let us hope we’re as mean as a half-starved shark,
Not as meek as a new-born lamb.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 D’you think the Carling’s small beer?
You could not be more wrong.
So, Moyesy, field a full-strength Side,
Go for it hammer and tongs!

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 7/12/07
Denys E. W. Jones



12th December 2007, West Ham v Everton, League (Carling) Cup Quarter Final.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/hammer-and-tongs/