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 …

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

Playing in the side street

Salford, 25th September 2019 #Salford #Children #Parking #Gardens #Street #Sports In order to save themselves some pocket money the sports fans find convenient side streets parking off the main road on the way to the stadium One by one, they move on to empty paving ignoring the call of the parking charge plastered on the …

Open

Open As the competition began to place The audience and judges shivered in their space As a young guard, who’d never done the job before Created a draft inside on the competition floor Now this might not be bad for contestants so bold, But judges observing were getting a cold Said head judge to colleagues, …

Abandoned

Tuesday, May 17th 2016 A piece of poetry written by Inkdrop for the Inkwell in response to the prompt from Daily Post Abandoned Going to the game Longing to see the team at Old Trafford – but left on the Salford side of the canal View of the Stadium assured but Expectations dashed – no sign …

Legacy

Salford, 11th March 2016 In response to the Daily Post Prompt Legacy They say a Legacy is something left behind after you are gone. Something to remember you by. This is definitely true for the Legacy of the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002. You see, it may have been a short sports competition, smaller than …