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The Mongrel

Some say I am a mongrel

Because I have a mixture in my blood

One part Scottish

One part Wiltshire

One part Yorkshire

One part Wales

I was born and bred in Sherwood Forest

North Notts to be precise

In Bassetlaw District Council

In Victoria Hospital

That is no more

Now I know all about the cutbacks

the death of old King Coal

the closure of the railways

the c...

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Football's problem - a tee-total football fan's message to UEFA


We've heard sectarian and racist hate
seen a governing body in a sad old state
fans forced to flee flying fists in fear
but football's problem is not just beer.

We've Neo-Nazis, ultras and yobs
most whom must hold decent jobs.
Some come just for the fight I hear
so football's problem can't be just beer.

We over-pay schoolboy prima-donnas
to create cheap imitation Maradonas
for a si...

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