Ward Prowse With His Little Magic Feet
Tuesday, 27th Oct 2020 21:14
A mate of mine from Liverpool phoned up to say he had a premonition about Saints beating Everton and woke up singing a version of the Madness classic Our House on Saturday morning dedicated to James Ward Prowse.
There is no doubt that Liverpool's were hoping that Saints would beat Everton, that is nothing new, but after the Blue side of Merseyside had held the Red side last weekend in controversial fashion, Liverpool fans were wanting Everton's unbeaten record to go as soon as possible.
Usually Liverpool fans would dream of their team beating Everton in dominant fashion, but in the lead up to the Toffee's visit to St Mary's, my mate dreamt that Saints would do the job, so vivid was this dream that he woke up singing "Ward Prowse & His Little Magic Feet" to the tune of the old Madness hit "Our House"
He took this as an omen and under normal circumstances would have bunged a few quid on a Saints win and Ward Prowse scoring but with Liverpool being in Tier 3 lockdown all the bookies shops are closed and he didn't have an online account.
So he had mixed feelings come 4pm on Sunday when not only had Saints despatched Everton, but James Ward Prowse had pulled the strings in midfield and opened the scoring.
On one hand the number of texts that he was getting from those of a blue persuasion telling him that Everton were invincible would not cease, but on the other he hadn't backed his dream and won a few bob.
His song about Ward Prowse is actually quite catchy and i'm surprised no one has really taken this up at St Mary's before we went into lockdown, in fairness JWP made his debut over 8 years ago now so we have had plenty of time.
The tune has had a few airings before in the 1990's when it was used with the name of Claus Lundekvam "Our Claus in the middle of our defence" had a spell of popularity.
But I think the Ward Prowse version has that little bit more about it and maybe will get adopted when the fans return to St Mary's.
Maybe this will become a regular thing for him, he now has a psychic power to predict Saints victories and compose songs in his sleep about our players, I await ditties about Oriol Romeu, Kyle Walker Peters and perhaps an ode to Salisu based on an old ABBA tune
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