Tag Archives: euro 2016

Voting with Their Feet

Kane, Alli, Rose, Dier and Hart/ & Rooney were crap from the start/ & Cahill & Smalling/ Were also appalling/ As Iceland took England apart./// http://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/euro2016/england-vs-iceland-player-ratings-joe-hart-wayne-rooney-and-harry-kane-woeful-as-three-lions-crash-a3282331.html#gallery NB: I couldn’t fit them all in. Sterling, Sturridge, Wilshire and Walker (well, it … Continue reading

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Scratch and Sniff

The coach of the Germany side/ Felt cocky and self-satisfied/ He reached in his smalls/ To handle the balls/ Then sniffed at his fingers with pride./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/jun/15/joachim-low-says-sorry-for-causing-a-stir-with-scratch-and-sniff The coach of the Germany sideFelt cocky and self-satisfiedHe reached in his smallsTo … Continue reading

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Putin the Butin

A spokesman for Vladimir Putin/ Denies that the president’s rutin/ For hooligan Russians,/ Who face repercussions/ For any more putin the butin./// https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/jun/14/french-police-deporting-russia-fans-euro-2016-violence-alexander-shprygin A spokesman for Vladimir PutinDenies that the president's rutinFor hooligan RussiansWho face repercussionsFor any more putin the … Continue reading

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