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Football / Poets

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Joe Hart or Hart Crane?
Mesut Ozil or Osip Mandelstam?
Seamus Heaney or Seamus Coleman?
Joe Allen or Allen Ginsberg ?
Charles Bukowski or Bob Lewandowski?
William Soutar or Graeme Souness?
Derek Mahon or Steve McMahon?
Wilfred Owen or Michael Owen?
Samuel Coleridge or John Aldridge?
Ted Hughes or Emlyn Hughes?
Giuseppe Gioachino Belli or Mario Balotelli?
Guillaume Apollinaire or Guillaume Balaque?
Lawrence Ferlinghetti or Giacinto Fachetti?
Dylan Thomas or Mickey Thomas?
Stevie Smith or Alan Smith?
Patience Strong or Geoff Strong?
Sylvia Plath or David Platt?
Vasko Popa or Kyriakos Papadopoulos?
John Donne or John Barnes?
Gerard Manley Hopkins or Stevie Gerrard Kop King?
Frank O’Hara or Frank Worthington?
Edgar Allan Poe or Edgar Davids?
Moniza Alvi or Avi Cohen?
Robert Burns or Tommy Burns?
Walter De La Mare or Walter Winterbottom?
John Keats or Ron Yeats?
Czeslaw Milosz or Milan Baros?
Robin van Persie or Percy Bysshe Shelley?
Dylan Thomas or Thomas Brolin?
Carol Ann Duffy or Damien Duff?
ad infinitum…

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Notes

A piece of nonsense but something to pass the time during cricket season
or waiting for a referee to give a penalty to Liverpool at the Kop end.
The poem is about five years old so there’s probably a whole new list to be written if anyone is bored enough.

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