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Your Euros Poems

 2024 ~ Your Euro 2024 Poems ~ Germany Thank you for all your Euros poems (52 poems in all) and thanks to all our readers. We began here (on the old site) in June 2000 with Euro 2000! This time our 2024 contributors are: David Sanderson, Denys E.W.Jones, Gacina Bozidar, Greg Freeman, Joe Morris, John […]

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~ Many of these  poems were first published on the original/old Football Poets site established June 2000 and have been archived by British Library.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

Your RIP / Remembrance Poems for those that we have lost. Published: 2000-Present  ~  2024: Cesar Luis Menotti; Joe Kinnear; Stan Bowles; 2023: Terry Venables; Bobby Charlton : Francis Lee; Trevor Francis; John Motson; Gianluca Vialli; 2022 : Ivic Osim; John Jackson; Pelé; George Cohen; Chem Abad; Terry Neill; 2021 : Ray Kennedy; Ron Flowers; […]

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Your Hillsborough Poems

YOUR HILLSBOROUGH POEMS 2000-2024 – 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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Football At Christmas Poems

YOUR FOOTBALL AT CHRISTMAS POEMS 2000-Present 2023 26 Dec    Boxing Day fun and games      joe morris 22 Dec  Just days to Christmas      joe morris 2021 16 Dec   Football at Christmas always seemed too much.   joe morris 2020 10 Dec  So Here it is Merry Christmas   Sharon Jones 3 Dec  One Christmas During Covid     Crispin Thomas 3 Dec  Rodborough Robin […]

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Christmas Truce Poems

Your Christmas Truce 1914 Football Poems~ Selection 2000-2023 2023 19 Sep  The Christmas Truce   Phil Brennan 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 […]

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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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