Posts Tagged ‘dirty play’

Temptations pulling me away from football

Dirty play pushing me away.

Decision, in the balance

Despite receiving thuggery induced

Chipped teeth, headbutts, punches, kicks.

But, …

My biggest, strongest teammate

Uppercuts a kneeling, defenceless opponent.

– lifts victim into the air
– makes aggressor smile
– instantaneously makes my decision.

My final season.


Here is the only other footage I can find of my club football days. Sorry about the quality … not great to start with but when I load into You Tube quality drops again. In this film I can spot Paul Bardon, Paul Smith, Peter Cameron, Glen Davidson, Mick Harpley, & me – yes,at 2:11 I’m down … but stoically rise again to complete the game.

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