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F.A.Cup First Round–Haiku

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Yes it’s here again
greatest cup competition
spills and thrills galore.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Mansfield go behind
yet go on to score eight goals
St. Albans shattered.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Bishop Stortford live
Sunday afternoon telly
Cobblers win the tie.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Barnet hit for six
as Preston North End march on
Gallagher hat-trick.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Coventry City
at AFC Wimbledon
play poor but still win.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Swindon come unstuck
as Macclesfield turn it on
a brace for Jennings.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Ex winners Pompey
knocked out in the first round
Stevenage victors.

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Second round awaits
the minnows eye the third round
magic of the Cup !

We hear every year that it’s lost it’s magic, but the F.A.Cup to lower league clubs still has the power to excite the fans.

And with the prospect of a third round tie against a Premier League side which can provide a financial boost not to mention a great day for the fans,the Cup can be a lifeline.

So long live the F.A.Cup !

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/f-a-cup-first-round-haiku/