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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 original 96 (now 97) souls we lost.  The tragic Hillsborough disaster occurred during the semi-final FA Cup tie : […]

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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~ Many of these  poems were first published on the original/old Football Poets site established June 2000 and have been archived by British Library.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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Christmas Truce Poems

Your Christmas Truce 1914 Football Poems~ Selection 2000-2021 2021 19 Dec The First World War football truce      joe morris 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 […]

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Football At Christmas Poems

YOUR FOOTBALL AT CHRISTMAS POEMS 2000-Present 2021 16 Dec   Football at Christmas always seemed too much.   joe morris 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 […]

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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 Euros Poems

 2021  ~ Your Euro 2020 (2021!) Poems ~ 15 Nov  Euro 2020   Steve White 01 Nov   Euros 2020    joe morris 01 Nov Football Coming Home, Hopefully   joe morris 18 Jul   Seven Days Ago   kevin halls 17 Jul  Rough Musick   Stuart Butler 16 Jul   Missing in London Town    John J O’Connor 16 Jul  A New England: Reasons to be Cheerful […]

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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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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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2017 / 2018 New Season Dawns

Welcome. Great to see so many new and previous poets/posters on our growing site. If you are new here, you can register for free on the Football Poets website, enabling you to post/publish your football poems. If you posted poems on the old site you can also re-claim all your previous poems into your own profile. […]

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Throw Back Cup Ties Rap

it’s a throw back draw it’s like days of yore when the chips are down you couldn’t ask for more I said what an amazing fifth round draw I said big up Lincoln and Sutton* too up at Forest Green …seen what they can do knocked out Rovers*to make Round two the so-called minnows have […]

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