EAST FIFE 4 FORFAR 5
He’d never see his classic joke come true while he’s alive,
But mortal flesh may rot away while genius survives.
It nearly happened years ago in 1964
Perhaps this was his mojo,
“Forfar 5 – East Fife 4”.
But in the game the other day their cup tie was a draw
And watching from God’s stadium the ghost of Eric saw
The match go on to penalties; the score he would contrive
In comic jest came home at last –
“East Fife 4 – Forfar 5”