50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

FREE Shipping

50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems

RRP: £7.99
Price: £3.995
£3.995 FREE Shipping

In stock

We accept the following payment methods


Discover poets in every league from respected internationals at the top of their game to young hopefuls in the school playground. There are poems by a range of authors about all kinds of football matches – including meteorite footballs, football on the moon, a witches versus wizards football match, the goalie with expanding hands, and the Stone Age man who invented football. Just as any truly accurate representation of a particular geography can only exist on a scale of 1:1 (imagine the vast, rustling map of Burgundy, say, settling over it like a freshly-starched sheet!

Whether you're a high school, college, or an NFL fan, these poems will help you get ready for the season. And Ben Lander took us to the Madejski Stadium on 28 April 2013 when two teams, who both needed to win to stay up, set about doing absolutely nothing to help their cause.There are no football verses in the Christian Bible, but Paul Cookson’s ‘The Footballer’s Prayer’ feels a bit like a religious reading.

We're archived by The British Library, so your masterpieces are in the safe hands of a world-class keeper. This mini-anthology demonstrates that the beautiful game is entirely worthy of the beautiful language of poetry. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

And to my mind the best ever football record, Pam Pam Cameroon by Macka B, includes references to Maradona and Roger Milla and the refrain ‘against the Cameroon England were lucky, lucky! As Grant explains, “Football is always the winner”, illustrating our mission is to encourage young people to explain their football emotions through the written word. In simple terms, it finds a simple truth about football and what the game means to boys who take it seriously. He describes how every supporter feels an intense and personal type of grief when their team loses a match.

Sarah Wardle is well-known for her football poetry – she was once the poet in residence at Tottenham Hotspur FC in London.Ben Wilkinson digs further: “I can happily report many modern poets have written on the beautiful (and not so beautiful) game. There still remains a magic about the early rounds of the FA Cup that the premier league / internationals can never match. In other countries, football is taken seriously enough, but only in Scotland is the game woven into the warp and weft of cultural life so seamlessly.

Perfect for football fans of all ages – from the young footie fanatic to a been-to-every-game-grandma, and every ‘I could’ve been a pro’ in between. Bilston is a magician with words' Guardian 'Someone who knows their way round both a joke and a bittersweet narrative.Away from these shores, Jordi Gomez points us towards ‘Ode to Plattkó’, in which the famous Spanish poet Rafael Alberti immortalises a Barcelona goalkeeper who played on after being knocked out in the 1928 Cup final, where Alberti was watching on from the terraces. It has individual meaning to each player, a meaning each kid would be hard-pressed to put into words. Football poems for funerals Nostalgic and inspirational funeral poems for a football fan My Old Football by J.

  • Fruugo ID: 258392218-563234582
  • EAN: 764486781913
  • Sold by: Fruugo

Delivery & Returns


Address: UK
All products: Visit Fruugo Shop