English Lions

So many greats, so many games

So many famous household names.

So many hopes, so many tears.

So many losses drowned with beers.

The three lions proudly on each shirt.

The penalties, the days of hurt.

The time we thought we might just win

Having the dream is not a sin.

The nearly theres, the oh so close

Those were the times that hurt the most.

The penalties when luck ran dry,

All we could do was watch and sigh.

And now we have a fresh young team

And once again we dare to dream

If these new Lions come on and score

Then you will hear all England roar.

Jan Millward©