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THE SUBSTITUTE

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Last Saturday I was meant to be going to the football with my mates,
But I had to go a searching for them, cos I was oh so late

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 I went down Loftus road and over Stamford bridge,
Turned left down White Hart lane and parked up on a ridge,
From there I could see Highbury and the valley too,
but decided to go up north via Molineux.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 I drove along the riverside, as I went past St James’s park
And got to old Trafford as it was getting dark,
From there I followed Elland road and passed several walkers
And by the time I got to Villa park, I thought I was going bonkers.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 I drove passed St Andrews, as went to Goodison park,
And then via Ainfield and on to Ewood park.
I thought I saw a Reebok, as I went down Highfield road,
And by the time I got to Fratton park I was fed as a toad.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 But then Providence shone on me and showed me all my friends, Praying to St Mary and that my friend’s the end.

Notes

Just find who’s missing and who’s the Substitute

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/the-substitute-2/