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Funeral Poems For A Football Player: "THE PASSING OF A FOOTBALLER".

 

 

 

THE PASSING OF A FOOTBALLER

Football's a match made in heaven

Which is fan-tastic news for me

And heaven's a level playing field

Where anyone can kick off for free

 

The referee needs no introduction

Or whistle for a foul blow

When God raises his eyebrows

None argue with the penalty or throw

 

The transfer window never closes

As new  players arrive all the time

There's always a top team to play on

As for the kit, I just wish I'd brought mine

 

We kick off side by side in a minute

Cheered by old family, teammates and friends

Football's really a blast in heaven

After your first whistle the matches never end

 

Michael Ashby


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