7 FEBRUARY 1969, Page 4

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We that once ruled the Seven Seas And thrashed the French at Waterloo, Then beat the Kaiser to his knees And did the same to Hitler, too, We must be free or die, and so Are really seriously annoyed

To hear that through this going slow Our football coupons may be void.

Shall England live when work to rule Is mucking up its football pool?