Neil Mc Alister.
When I was nine a lickspittle Beckenbauer Dreams of footie triumph were mine commander of the middle of the field creator of the long through ball behind the front three tasked to sweep On team selection Day unselected my best friend was listed Star centre-forward I went home to weep I still Loved my friend and wanted my team-mates to triumph I mourned my own loss but still cheered on and longed for my chance.
When I was 12 and in Big School a team of 11 became 15 and the ball was a different shape. I was on the team I found my Game and dreamt of leadership The team elected its new captain there. I was not their elected leader my best friend was I voted for my best friend he voted for me I loved my friend and served as his lieutenant it was still hard to swallow but I didn´t cry.
We made the County Finals several years later We were soundly beaten in the semis Radley College against our comprehensive Motely Crew. K…