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Euro 2004 Diary : Day 01 thru 03

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 @ Europe’s footballing elite convention

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Full of nervous apprehension
For some a new dimension
Every team in contention
@ Europe’s footballing elite convention

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Hosts and favourites get all the attention
Minnows muster minimal mention
Riot troops at the ready for intervention
@ Europe’s footballing elite convention

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Neutrals hoping for invention
France looking for retention
Others striving for ascension
@ Europe’s footballing elite convention

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Players wanting to avoid suspension
Yet the priority – goal bound prevention
Red or yellow cards not the intention
@ Europe’s footballing elite convention

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 On or off the pitch, any dissension
Could curtail competition extension
So bad boys must avoid detention
@ Europe’s footballing elite convention

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Notes

Day 1 Results :
Portugal 1 Greece 2
Spain 1 Russia 0
Day 2 Results :
Switzerland 0 Croatia 0
France 2 England 1
Day 3 Results :
Denmark 0 Italy 0
Sweden 5 Bulgaria 0

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/euro-2004-diary-day-01-thru-03/