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Crispin Thomas

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    The World Cup in America, nineteen ninety four,
    USA – Colombia, do you recall the score?
    While over in the Rose Bowl, with fever running high,
    back on the streets, of Medellin, it’s near to do or die. […]

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    rivalries aside
    for Ronaldo and Messi
    time to say farewell

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    France 4-3 Argentina

    in this Russian heat
    two proud nations lock their horns
    France emerge and stay

    this new […]

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    You can run but you can’t hide forever.

    But again… how brave will they be with regard to sentencing?

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    nice one John….but then they always did throw their towels down early.

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    Three One Nils & a One Two Haiku

    three goals in three games
    one nil one nil and one nil…
    and then a one two !

    Senegal 0-1 Columbia

    this is what I love
    two great continents who bring
    rhythm and […]

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    Brazil & Swiss Advance

    what then have we learned
    as Brazil and Swiss advance …
    both blow hot and cold

    strong>Serbia 0-2 Brazil

    is it on the cards?
    when they purr they start to stroll
    who wil beat […]

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    South Korea 2-0 Germany 0

    couldn’t make it up
    this World Cup defies the odds
    Germany crash out

    who would’ve thought it
    holders blow it at the end
    it’s wide open now

    tough for South Korea
    they produ […]

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    Denmark 0-0 France

    we’ve been here before
    two teams through afraid to risk
    yawn yawn yawn yawn yawn

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    Australia 0-2 Peru

    Los Incas leave proud
    joyous fans and skilful p […]

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    Uruguay 3-0 Russia

    ten man Russia fall
    to Suarez and Cavani
    in their spaceship home

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    Saudi Arabia 2-1 Egypt

    even with Salah
    Pharoahs bow to Saudis late
    as both bid […]

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    England 6-1 Panama

    as we fire in six
    time to dream or say that it’s….
    …only Panama?

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    Japan 2-2 Senegal

    clean and playing fair
    Samurai leave ev’ry ground
    looking spick and […]

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    Belgium 5-2 Tunisia

    five star masterclass
    from Hazard and Lukaku
    as Belgians ease on

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    South Korea 1-2 Mexico

    In a sticky group
    Mexico are sat the door
    Hernandez the […]

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    Brazil 2-0 Costa Rica

    play-acting aside
    just a glimpse of this Brazil
    In those six minutes

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    Serbia 1-2 Switzerland

    late Shaqiri touch
    Squeezes under Stojkovic
    Swiss roll sweetly […]

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 4 months ago

    lovely words Graham.  You capture it all…

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    things are hotting up
    still the ‘fave-rites’* struggle with
    beards snails and stars

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    Denmark 1-1 Australia

    Jedinak spot on
    striking pens like stroking beards
    Socceroos hold […]

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    no nil nils so far
    what happened to cageyness
    in this mad World Cup?

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    Portugal 1-0 Morocco

    like some one man team
    Ronnie breaks Moroccan hearts
    only four mins in

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    Uruguay 1-0 Saudi Arabia

    Suarez is the key
    Saudis toothless lock is picked
    Uruguay […]

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 4 months ago

    Watching England Warning~We Are Here For You.

    It’s going ok at the moment Kev but it’s only one match.

    So do remember watching England long term  can become addictive and possibly lead to severe uncontrollable […]

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 4 months ago

    great verse and poem Geoff…

    i might use the pic of Kane being wrestled and saved from the jaws of a T-Rex pitch invader currently doing the rounds  if it’s hi enough quality…..in next day or so..have added […]

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 4 months ago

    office memories for me…

    and no nil nils either…but that’s part of  another haiku!

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    Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 4 months ago

    Too right Kev on both counts VAR and missed chances…!

    Dilemma for Gareth…

    …will he be bold and sacrifice Sterling for Rashford… or worry about Sterling’s confidence being dented even though he never […]

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