What Are Some Famous Poems About Football?


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Some famous poems about football include "Real Men," "Mick Cashman" and "To Those Who Love Footy," by Francis Duggan and "Football" by Louis Jenkins. Famous poems about football can be found online through poetry websites such as PoetAndPoem.com and PoemHunter.com.

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In order to find famous poems about football, visit one of the websites that have famous poetry online and browse the subject "football." For example, on PoemHunter.com, the home page features a search text box where users can enter keywords, titles, authors or subjects to find specific poems or poem subjects. Entering the keyword "football" finds all the poetry featuring football as the subject. Click on the title to view the poem. The website also has an audio feature to listen to the poetry.

Song lyrics are often poetry verses set to music. Some famous song lyrics about football include "The Boys of Summer," by Kenny Chesney, "The Ball," by James Otto and "21 to 17," by Doug Supernaw.

Some famous quotes and inspiration speeches have become the themes of poems such as the many famous quotes and sayings from former coach, player and Football Hall of Fame inductee Vince Lombardi, whose motivational verses have addressed life lessons in the context of football.

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