50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

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50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

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There are poems by a range of authors about all kinds of football matches – including meteorite footballs, football on the moon, a witches versus wizards football match, the goalie with expanding hands, and the Stone Age man who invented football. We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there is something for every literary palate. Back in the glory days when football was new, Sky used to give their man of the match a bottle of bubbly. The away fans serenaded the Stoke faithful with: “Going down, going down, going down … so are we, so are we, so are weeee-eeee! As for those going to work, they will no doubt burn some water-cooler time discussing the merits of Super Bowl commercials, even to the point of grading them.

There’s a poem capturing the romance of children playing street football until it’s almost too dark to see the ball, and another in which going to the match is a rite of passage for an immigrant boy seeking to belong.And Ben Lander took us to the Madejski Stadium on 28 April 2013 when two teams, who both needed to win to stay up, set about doing absolutely nothing to help their cause. Full of poems that will make you giggle about all things football, including being left out of the World Cup squad, mum's opinion on Messi vs Ronaldo, or those unmissable fixtures:I?

Over the years he's also worked successfully in partnership with Road Safety officers combining the road safety message with creative writing. True, football is a team sport and feeds off the energy and will of the group, but it’s bigger than that. It covers lots of topics, but one of its main points is that football can be a powerful source of inspiration for normal, working people. Ben Wilkinson digs further: “I can happily report many modern poets have written on the beautiful (and not so beautiful) game. He is the author of, among others, The Secret Library: A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History and The Great War, The Waste Land and the Modernist Long Poem.Writing poetry is a bridge that allows people to express their feelings and make others live every single word they read. The poems in this anthology strike an altogether more subtle note and take us to the very heart of why a seemingly straightforward team sport arouses such passion and commands such lifelong devotion. Paul has compiled lots of books for Macmillan (over 500,000 copies sold to date), including The Works , and has two collections of his own poetry.

Some would better understand the poetry in hiking and hitting, rushing and passing, kicking and scoring. The ball holds cherished memories – of his father, who gifted it to him, and of his brother who died in World War I. And to my mind the best ever football record, Pam Pam Cameroon by Macka B, includes references to Maradona and Roger Milla and the refrain ‘against the Cameroon England were lucky, lucky! TheKnowledge_GU With 3 goals scored after only 5 minutes 45 seconds of the Fleetwood v Wycombe play-off first leg tonight, does anyone know of any instances of 3 goals being scored in quicker time at the start of a legitimate match (not counting the famous 149-0 game in 2002)?I really think it may be interesting to see if this would be Everton’s nightmare and this poem is well suited for this concern. You can read as many as you want, and also submit your own poems to share your writings with all our poets, members, and visitors. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. Perhaps the most famous football match in European history is the Christmas truce of 1914, when the soldiers fighting in No Man’s Land sang songs and carols at each other from their trenches, and played impromptu games of football.

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