Shoot Magazine

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The cardboard “Shoot League Ladders” to glue to your wall
“Soccer as I see it” presumably ghost written for Alan Ball
Sideburns, sock-tags, the gapped tooth smiles of another age
The charmingly egalitarian questions posed by the quiz page

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 John Hope is a goalkeeper but for which fourth division team?
Whose last minute goal ended Shrewsbury’s cup dream?
Bairns are to Falkirk as Diamonds are to Morton, Airdrie or Ayr?
Toshack-Keegan, Clarke-Jones, Radford – ……complete the pair.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The novelty of the inclusion of a poster of Athlone Town
Ian Wallace resplendent in Coventry’s away shirt brown
Andy Gray on the cover with bagpipes and kilt
Elland Road’s light towers, the tallest Europe has built

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Steve Heighway’s offer of “soccer shoes” from Ty-Phoo tea
This week we focus on promotion from Division Three
Trevor Francis shows us the new England look
Our Cup Final tip, the player to watch is Charlie Cooke

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 The Doog writes – “the goal that made me sad and glad”
At Home with Mike Pejic, mane of hair, flares plaid
15 fabulous Sondico footballs for our readers to win
Simply find 25 words, cut out the coupon and send it in

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Can Tommy Doc be a cure for Derby’s ills?
We relive in colour all the League Cup Final thrills
What Scotland can learn from their World Cup failure
Adrian Alston signs for Luton, fresh from Australia

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 “My World Cup Dream” by Danny McGrain
England world cup qualification heartbreak – again
“Man City can win the title” states striker Kevin Reeves
West Ham the latest London club for Jimmy Greaves

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Big Match Cross Talk – this week Newcastle versus Spurs
The Ian McFauls, Terry Naylors and Bobby Moncurs
We reveal all in this week’s Club Spotlight
Chelsea’s youngest captain, Butch Wilkins, on his push bike

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 “You Ask, A Player Answers”
This week, we assess Everton’s First Division chances
“I’d like to exchange British programmes for Romanian ones”
Photo montage of one of Dave Wagstaffe’s tremendous runs

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 We give you a colour action shot of Kevin Hird
Newly promoted Villa tipped to finish third
1970 Mexico preview with Bobby, Alan and Geoff
Grapple with a Trevillion controversy in “You are the Ref”

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 1 There was Billy, Bobby, Kevin as the week’s Star Writer
But as hair grew shorter and shorts grew tighter
Shoot had to compete against money, video and tv
But take me back then, all that action and fun, for only 10p.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/shoot-magazine/