Your RIP Poems

Your RIP / Remembrance Poems for those that we have lost. Published: 2000-Present  ~  2021 : Ray Kennedy; Ron Flowers; Roger Hunt; Jimmy Greaves; Gerd Muller; Frank Worthington; Peter Lorimer; Ian St. John; Bobby Kellard ; Colin Bell:  2020: Paolo Rossi; Gérard Houllier;  Diego Maradona; Ray Clemence; Nobby Stiles; Jack Charlton; Norman Hunter; Peter Bonetti; […]

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Your Nostalgia Poems

Hi – Your Nostalgia / Football Memories Poems ; 2000-Present ~ Many of these  poems were first published on the original/old Football Poets site established June 2000 and have been archived by British Library. In many cases you can  click on  poem title to link to poem and click  on  poet name to link to […]

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Your Euros Poems

~ Your Euro 2020  (2021!) Poems ~ A big thank you for all your Euro 2020 (in 2021!) poems /haiku to the following contributors: Steve White, Carol Stewart. Dave Martin, Gacina Bozidar; Greg Freeman,  John J O’Connor; Kevin Halls; Kevin Raymond;  Sharon Jones; Stuart Butler and  U Rowe; from the editors Crispin, Clik  & Christian […]

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Your Hillsborough Poems

YOUR HILLSBOROUGH POEMS 2000-2021 – Our selection of poems published on the new site since 2015 and the original/old Football Poets website (2000-2015) now preserved/archived by the British Library. They recall and remember the lives of those 96  souls we lost.  The tragic Hillsborough disaster occurred during the semi-final FA Cup tie : Liverpool v Nottingham Forest […]

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Football At Christmas Poems

YOUR FOOTBALL AT CHRISTMAS POEMS 2000-Present 2018 05 Dec One Christmas in the Trenches ~ Centenary   Crispin Thomas 2015 13 Dec A Christmas Prayer     Mike Bartram 16 Mar World Cup at Christmas?   S B Ingle 2014  Dec  Festive Fixtures   E Power 23 Dec    Merry Christmas Geof Dawson 19 Dec Team Sheet Alan Mckean 17 Dec  The 25th Christmas Mike […]

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Kick It Out Poems

KICK IT OUT/ANTI RACISM POEMS  2000- Present (Selection) There are hundreds of poems about racism in footballl on this site. Many of them stretch back to 2000 .You will find poem from students in numerous schools and from  football poetry workshops undertaken by the Football Poets over a ten year period. This is purely a […]

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Christmas Truce Poems

Your Christmas Truce 1914 Football Poems~ Selection 2000-2021 2018~ 100th Anniversary of WW1 End 27 Dec It Came Upon A Midnight Clear – Stuart Butler 05 Dec One Christmas in the Trenches ~ Centenary-Crispin Thomas 23 DecThe Truce traduced –Clik The Mouse 2014 ~ 100th Anniversary of WW1 Start 24 Dec   Bydand Trent Morris 22 Dec […]

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Your Munich Poems

.Your Munich Poems  2004-2021 On February 6th 1958, 23 people RIP (of the 44 passengers & crew) lost their lives when a plane crashed at Munich Airport, attempting to take off in heavy snow. Among the dead, were members of Manchester United Football Club, returning from a European Cup tie v Red Star Belgrade.  New […]

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World Cup Haiku ~ Russia 2018

World Cup 2018 haiku (91) A massive thank you for your words and contributions throughout the tournament to: Dachlan Cartwright; Fred Slattern; Kevin Halls; Sharon Wilkie-Jones; Stuart Butler; World Cup Willie from the Editors Crispin, Clik The Mouse and Christian and to eveyone who visits our site.Make your feelings known by clicking the heart/love/like button […]

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World Cup Poems ~ Russia 2018

Women’s World Cup France 2019 2019 Jul 02  WWC 2019 Semi-Final: Lyonesses  World Cup Winnie Jun 23 Within The Women’s Game ~ WWC 2019   Crispin Thomas World Cup 2018 Poems (122) Contributors (16) : A massive thank you  to the following contributors : Alex Saynor; Denys.E.W.Jones; Emdad Rahman; Gacina Bozidar; Geoff Tabrah; Graham Salter; Ianthe Exall; John […]

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