Some Goalie

#WDYS King of the Jungle (image Arlene Wiese) The Animals from the Jungle were playing the animals from the swamp the game they played was football and on the pitch they charged and stomped The ball it went out freely but to the alligators surprise when they got up close to the goalmouth the goalie …

Penalty Box

#Fowc #Missed Photo by KoolShooters on Pexels.com I You would think the professionals would understand the rules of the game trip em up here and it’s everybody out One – on – One II Referee points to the spot while goalie does his best to distract the sharpshooter facing him Only question for him Diving …

An Ode to a Horse

Photo by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com Oh Noble Horse who lives on the plain eating a bounty of oats and grain i have to ask have you lost your way as i see you and a pal trotting in play there’s no one around as i watch you with fright only your riders on this …

Kick off

Old Trafford, Manchester, 14th August 2021 Old Trafford – Manchester Utd They’d been preparing for this for weeks Olympics – a mere distraction to what lay ahead The match – early saturday the vendors – out with their home made goods – were there on Friday the banner stretched across the entrance gate window a …

Hope

#socs #hope I expectation…. its building in the streets wondering if Maybe – Just maybe the men and the ministry will tell us we can go back to normal II Grandkids calling their nannas and grandads plans being formulated over an i-pad screen rendezvous to see them and share a hug III The athletes preparing …

Just another day in lockdown

#Socs #Day lights lift on a saturday morning over in another spot, creative sportsmen were getting ready for a game keepers having no distraction as up in the stands there’s no direction from the fans of course, they’ll be back when they say its safe to do do, but for now, they’ll have to make …

Fulfilling a dream

Theatre of Dreams, Old Trafford A reminiscence Watching my first football game Enchantment on Boxing Day Seeing young charges, trying to Outdo the achievements of players and Heroes past Moving towards the opposition net and Enjoying the home team score a goal

Radikal

#CYW #RadicalRed You could call the mural – sensational most definately original a throwback to the days of Orwell and the Wigan Pier Modern day politicos and trendsetters Painted on a canalside wall More Lenin than Liverpool and while the decorators decide what to do with it the artist has achieved his aims people are …

Dropped

#Writeclub #Slampoetry Todays attempt at slam poetry, created in the on-line session of #writeclub Passing down the road,he seemed such a gent,and then – passing a bin – a deliberate act,created reactions – obvious fact -off to the match, with his fish and chips -as soon as the last whole chip passed his lips -falling …

Squad

Salford, 28th April 2020 #Napowrimo #Sport Sports teams require more than the eleven put out on the pitch qualified physiotherapists, doctors and coaching staff up at the training venues ensure a match fit, well prepared team to do their thing when the ref blows his whistle