The Ticket Tout

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 We can’t go to the match, no tickets to buy
Every game, they’re always sold out
We can’t get a ticket, and I’d like to know why
It seems ‘no problem’ for the tout

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 He offers us tickets at double the price
And we do love to see our team play
So we’ve given what he asked at least once or twice
But it’s getting much harder to pay

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 How come spare tickets always go to the tout?
While real fans are left at the gates
Every game that I go to, I hear him shout
“I’ve got tickets for you and your mates.”

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 I’m afraid it’s a case of Catch 22
You might even stop his supply
But if he doesn’t get tickets, neither do you
You can’t win, however you try



more truth, different emotion

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/the-ticket-tout/