Euro 2005 I : Remember the name Haiku

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Teenage wonderkid
Sets the pulses racing once more
But it’s not Rooney

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Teenage sensation
Lifts the England team by the boot laces
But it’s not Rooney

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 A nation rejoices
A new name resonates from their lips
It’s Karen Carney



Sunday 5th June, 2005 :
England beat Finland 3-2 in the opening game of Group A.
England 2-0 up, Finland equalise with two minutes to go,
17 year old Karen Carney nets the winner in the last minute.

Other results :

Group A
Sweden 1 Denmark 1

Group B
France 3 Italy 1
Germany 1 Norway 0

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/euro-2005-i-remember-the-name-haiku/