The Final Whistle

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 football superstar
professional exemplar
adultion from fans

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 world at your feet
left defenders for dead
buried the chances

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 the speed of events
shocked: he went down in the box
plot marked with a cross



Many lives are lost on the roads, including those of professional footballers. Often, excessive speed and excess alcohol are involved but, always, always, too much death and sadness. Please – slow down, don’t drink and drive – we’ll all get there soon enough…

Remembering a few… Aaron Flahavan, Martin Aldridge, Jimmy Davis, Ray Jones, Tommy Henderson…thinking of their families and friends, who will never forget…

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/the-final-whistle-3/