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WC 2006 : Day 23

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Saturday 1st July 2006, 3rd Quarter final match

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 England lose to Portugal on penalties, after a scoreless 120 minutes

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 United – in our sorrow
Undoubtedly – we’ll still feel this way tomorrow
We see grown men crying – in unison
We’re unconvinced – by the era of Ericsson

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Now 40 years of hurt – it’s unrelenting
The grief – there’s no circumventing
Business with Portugal – unfinished
The love for our Nation – undiminished

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Our destiny – still unfulfilled
As for re-reaping Rimet – encore untilled
Is fate really so unkind?
Or are we so universally blind?

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Everyone else has passed us by
Learned from us, copied and enhanced
Now they beat us and we cry;
One even winked as he pranced

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 haiku

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 #1

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Same old story
The penalty of penalties
Arresting our hopes

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 #2

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 The big performance
We waited and waited
It never came

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 #3

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 How to lose pennos
Ruck like Argentina
Or shake hands like us

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 Gary Neville, took it like a man

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 France 1 – 0 Brazil

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 France surprise everyone
With Zizou back to his best
His running so full of purpose
Sweat pouring from his vest

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 A free kick delivery so accurate
That Henry couldn’t miss
So will it be a case of
The trophy receiving a French kiss?

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/wc-2006-day-23/