Faced with the prospect of hammering out a match preview for Saturday afternoon's fairly nondescript Premier League fixture between Hull and Swansea City, BBC commentator Alistair Mann decided to jazz things up a bit.
Mann cobbled together a wonderfully impressive 30-line poem to set the scene for the game at the KC Stadium.
Why, it even rhymes and everything! Here's Mann's masterful work in full:
"Back in April, all was well, the Tigers roar was loud,
The Swans they left defeated, the home fans'...