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Tony Kinsella published a poem on the site Football Poets 7 years, 2 months ago
The rhyme scheme goes to pot, though
When they select Benoit Essau-Ekkoto.
Tony Kinsella published a poem on the site Football Poets 10 years ago
You sound like Emile Heskey’s
Tony Kinsella published a poem on the site Football Poets 10 years, 11 months ago
We’ll be dreaming
That we’re winning
We’ll be dreaming…
We get knocked out
Then we go home again
We always book a return flight
We get knocked out
And shoot off home again
cos Scotland are a shower of a […]
Tony Kinsella published a poem on the site Football Poets 12 years, 3 months ago
If a tree falls
In the forest
When nobody is there
Apart from Arsene Wenger
Does anyone see it fall?
They came for Wrexham
But I didn’t support Wrexham
So I did nothing.
They came for Luton Town
But I didn’t support Luton Town
So I did nothing.
They came for Gretna
But I didn’t support Gretna
So I did […]
Tony Kinsella published a poem on the site Football Poets 12 years, 4 months ago
I Have A Dream
One Small Step For A Man …
Ich Bin Ein Berliner
They Think It’s All Over … It Is Now!
In the Parthenon of eloquence
Ken Wolstenholme makes perfect sense
The immortal words
He was heard to […]
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6th July 2020 at 6:14 pm
Wow big time Sharon. Congratulations and how amazing Klopp quoting you in the headline. Although a possibly misconstrued comment towards a loyal female fan… if it was defintely towards you!?lol
Also you beat me, re you name on the back the L’pool shirt, because when that lovable rogue Mickey Thomas played for Chels (who I still also follow ) alongside my number one local team Forest Green +Dulwich Hamlet and Whitehawks, names weren’t yet on ther back of shirts. They came in around 93/94 I think? .
Can’t believe we’ve been running this site ev’ry day for 20 years! Remember Parry’s Post ! Hope all’s good with you through Covid. All the best Sharon
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30th June 2020 at 4:12 pm
Liverpool worthy Champions for 2019 / 2020.
And worth it too, to get another very special poem from Sharon!
11th May 2020 at 11:11 am
what a fabulous poem!
It captures the essence of non-league football, and the travel involved to and from matches.
“Gathering on a Thames island for a sing-song”: possibly Eel Pie Island back in the 60s or 70s, a local venue that I never went to, but watched recently on a documentary.
I’ll count myself as one of these few Met fans!
I played on saturdays (SAL), but pre or post our season, I’d be supporting the Blues / football.
Given my ‘manor’, I’d be at either:
Stamford Bridge, or
Imber Court, or
the Beveree (for Hampton, as was – now Hampton and Richmond Borough).
Imber Court holds a lot of fond memories for our family – it’s where we went on a regular basis to let off steam. I could cycle there safely with pals any time I wanted.
I watched Wimbledon champions in their early days there (venue for Junior qualifiers);, watched Chelsea train there for one pre-season (and grabbed a left behind sweaty shirt! Still have it – and yes, washed!).
Dad wasn’t much of a fan generally, but he joined me as we watched his friends and colleagues play, so a bonding time for the both of us.
My sister had her wedding reception there, and we had my mother’s funeral reception there earlier this year.
So your poem brought back some very touching personal memories, I thank you profusely for that.
But again, in itself, it is a great poem.
27th January 2020 at 7:10 pm
The website is actually called Goal Nets and Stanchions.
13th January 2020 at 4:27 pm
Please insert after line 15 “Where life was hard and occasionally brutal”
10th January 2020 at 3:19 pm
I meant to write 4th round. Oops !
23rd December 2019 at 3:07 pm
I loved all Mishi’s poems!
His passion shone through so brightly.
Every club needs a Mishi.
God Rest His Soul.
21st December 2019 at 10:24 am
Welcome to Football Poets Tony. More please! Keep on.
10th December 2019 at 11:47 pm
Hi Denys, it’s great to have another Toffee posting on Footy Poets. I haven’t contributed for some time, but if you click my name you’ll find some Everton poems going back several years.
Yes, now we’re all made up about the Chelsea result. And the return of the team spirit. And the two strikers formation.
21st November 2019 at 10:11 am
Thank you Al and Welcome to Football Poets..
Too often in the shadow and wake of Hillsborough, Bradford and Heysel, your powerful and emotive lines remind us of a tragic day when 66 died and many more were injured at Ibrox .