Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Match Made in Heaven

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Match Made in Heaven

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Byline: MARTIN NESBITT

FURTHER to your correspondent DC (A Boro Believer, 12.08.08) regarding the new Messiah David Shayler, my song is in a similar vein:

THE GOLDEN GOAL

There was a game of football, like you've never seen before, Two teams of football players, who had just passed through death's door, All struck down by lightning, in a game of pace and skill, And the scoreline when the lightning struck was still 0-0.

When the players reached the pearly gates, the Lord was standing there, With the devil in the shadows, waiting for his share, They both knew that these players could command top of the bill, Fifteen minutes after kick-off, it was still 0-0.

Heaven picked a team who were a credit down on earth, Hell a team of schemers who would cheat for all their worth, Heaven hit the crossbar and it gave the Lord a thrill, Halfway through the first half it was still 0-0.

Hell piled on the pressure and they played like men possessed, The remainder of the first half, Heaven struggled second best, A golden goal would win it, and Hell went in for the kill, When the whistle blew for half-time it was still 0-0. …

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