You'd actually see him on the other side of the pitch, and sometimes the goalkeeper would roll it out to you to settle on the ball and get ready to clear it or chip it up to someone but Rushy
would be on top of you.
Jan Heard, who fronts campaign group Householders Against Rushy
Mead (HARM), believes photographs used during the display portrayed a false impression of the site.
Kammy's (Chris Kamara) coming, Iain Dowie's coming, Rushy
(Ian Rush), Reidy (Peter Reid).
And ducks drum up as sudden as the wind Out of the rushy
river, We slowly come, robbed of our rod and gun.
Only "flaggy tufts & many a rushy
nott" remain to show "where was once the green--brown fallows now" (1066, 1069).
got a lot of credit for working hard for the team, tracking back and not giving defenders a minute on the ball, and he's similar in a lot of ways.
When the story begins he is singing a sentimental song from the Second World War, "about blue birds over the white cliffs of Dover," then sardonically invents a list of outdoors magazines: Field and Stream, Over the Hills and Faraway, Up the Aery Mountain and Down the Rushy
Hence we also speak of going "up the airy mountain" (and "down the rushy
glen"), and going "down to the beach" (where "sea-level" is usually a notional "zero").
If football was like it is now when Sparky, Rushy
, Rats and myself were coming through then we might have been overlooked too.
The day of Tom's death [Adam] had gone to Rushy
convinced that he was going to see a rare bird, something so rare that it would make him famous" (212).
thy young pencil worked such rich surprise That rushy
flats befringed with willow tree Rivalled the beauties of Italian skies.
Bunyips haunt the rushy
spots and places where the damp requires no English bumbershoot, no brollies, nor a gamp.