A football fable for Dave Jones and Chris Kirkland.
The Mule and the Goat
Each week a farmer brings out three large bags of food for his animals to feast on but the farmyard is exposed to predators that come and steal the food away.
Sometimes the farmyard animals fight valiantly to keep their three bags of sustenance but each time they’re left with just one bag or nothing at all.
Time and again the yard is broken into by the likes of Rams and Seagulls who take away all the food. The farm fought back against an assault from the Lions and managed to keep enough grain to feed themselves that week but they were becoming weaker by the day.
In the yard the most consistent defender of the food was the Goat. Although he wasn’t strong he was nimble and agile and more often than not helped the…
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