Poetry Corner: The Bewteis of the Fute-Ball

On this day, March 4th in 1951 saw the birth of Kenny Dalglish, probably Scotland’s greatest ever footballer. Dalglish started his career at Celtic before moving to Liverpool, scoring the winning goal in the 1978 European Cup Final for them. He managed to amass a record 102 Scotland caps, scoring 30 goals to equal Denis Law’s record. Scot Clans

The Bewteis of the Fute-Ball

Brissit, brawnis and broken banis,
Strife, discord and waistit wanis,
Crookit in eild, syn halt withal –
These are the bewteis of the fute-ball


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