Saturday, December 02, 2006

... And the word got around...

Twas his swearing mate who wrote it, and verbatim I will quote it:
"Chancy's gone to Queensland, and we don't know where he are."

In my wild erratic fancy visions come to me of Chancy Mori
Sydney's Gone a-driving and Adelaide's "downing Coopers" where will the Western glory go;
As the Rejects are slowly stringing, Chancy rides their singing,
For the Roar fan life has pleasures that the Melbourne townsfolk never know.

And the Roar hath friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him, Matt McKay
In the murmur of the breezes and the river and its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit goals extended,
And at night the wond'rous glory of the everlasting stars... Stan was not there... Bobby and Harnwell have no bite

Sorry Banjo

Nothing happened in the first half. Then from 45 to 65 Glory put us under the pump. And held us there around the goal. Again and Again, Liam, Andrew, Seo, Grossman, Simon and Stuey saved us ... .... And Damian ran them single-handed till their sides were white with foam. He followed like a bloodhound on their track, Till they halted cowed and beaten, then he turned their heads for home, Perth... for the word had passed around - 'they're tanked get 'em.' And we turned defence into attack. They burned their 3 subs early but couldn't keep up. Dario and Ante came on for a great debut from Chris Grossman (what has he been doing on the Roar bench for 2 years?) and a back from injury Simon.

Then Damian, blowing up at us not giving him the shot, after shot - have we seen this before?, had a real partner in Ante and it was always on... Matty, Spase, Seo, Ante and King Mori all blasting away. Until, ....
hey its in

We are going to win. We're back. They have no time to waste. Thursday night its Newcastle for our second last home game. Pity we don't have more games in the northern humidity... (blame Robbie Williams) As they shoulder one another in their rush and nervous haste,... With their eager eyes and greedy, and their stunted forms and weedy,
For Roarfolk have time to grow, but they have no time to waste.

Sorry Banjo, just too good to waste...

6 comments:

wayne said...

You queeenslanders really know how to post lately....
Hamish is drunk and has found God again, and you, you sing yourself to sleep on the back of victory...nice stuff boyo.

john said...

Yeah and why not eh? Now we have King Damian. Funnily enough he asked if they were interested at the start of last season.

Hamish said...

Excellent to meet you last night John. I'm not so sure about the poetry.

And Wayne, I have a bit of a headache now and have renewed my subscription to Agnostics Interlateral. Matty McKay however, remains a living saint.

Jeccy - for the Roar said...

I take it your a fan of Damian Mori no? What's he done to tickle your fancy bone??

john said...

Well one thing really Jeccy. He plays for us. And when he is playing for you, he is very entertaining. If he scores 6 goals in 8 games for us, like he did for Central Coast, we are going to win the cup.

john said...

Come on Hamish
I thought of another line:

Damian's eyes are bulging
His hand's gestating wildly
He wants the ball at his feet
He does not want to lose this week.

Seriously though, I usually start my blogs with a song title. I was just looking for a little more entertainment value. We hadn't won for a third of the season. Just as well or at least 3 teams would be no contest right now. For all its life the A-League has had 7 of 8 teams in the contest all the way. That's what keeps the fans interested. Pity some of the coaching is so negative.