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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Sarah Wardle is well-known for her football poetry – she was once the poet in residence at Tottenham Hotspur FC in London. The theme of this chapbook is high school in general, which makes sense when you learn that Al Ortolani taught English for 43 years (eclipsing my record by a whopping 18 years, bless him). By bidding on, or purchasing this item, you are agreeing to us sharing your name and address details with that 3rd party supplier to allow us to fulfil our contractual obligations to you. Three Teams Worse Than Us’ from our Toffee friend Denys in Italy, also sums up how FGR fans currently feel. The experience moved him so much that he wrote a poem about it – “Ode to Everton” – and sent it into the Liverpool Daily Post.

During Crystal Palace v Burnley, Ally McCoist and Jon Champion referred to Roy Hodgson’s age as the oldest-ever Premier League manager and second-oldest in football league history,” says Mark Stephenson. Results elsewhere, however, meant a win was not enough for the Laser Blues (as they were known at the time, to promote their kit deal with Kappa) and they joined the Potters in what was then Division Two. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. On 21 April, it was possible that, at the Sunderland v Burton match, both sides could kick off with a mathematical chance of survival but, by full time, each could be relegated.All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge. Thus, along with the three you can find via the link above, I’m adding Ortolani’s poem to the Super Bowl Hall of Poetry Fame. Composite: Alamy/Reuters View image in fullscreen The former Labour leader Michael Foot penned a poem about Dixie Dean’s Everton. Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems shows Brian Bilston's genuine love for the beautiful game, whether it is a kick about in the back garden, a Sunday match in the park or watching your team winning the cup.

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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. 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 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. 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. Discover poets in every league from respected internationals at the top of their game to young hopefuls in the school playground.

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