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    Charlton Athletic FC, The Greatest Team on Earth

    One fanís story in poetry, verse and epigrams on the
    1998 Play-Off Final vs. Sunderland at Wembley.
    Going to the game, first and second halves, extra time,
    penalty shoot-out and the aftermath of this historic game

    ISBN 0953429601/ 9780953 429608
    Reprinted 2001, £6.50 inc pp






        Football: Pure Poetry (for the fan who wants everything)

        Anthology of football poems by UK football fans telling the story of going to and being at a game, half time, the women, beer and going home.

        The poems in this book are by football and poetry fans who enjoy a good kick about with a ball and words. Like a forward jinking past the opposition and slotting a haiku into the back of a sonnet.

        Supported by The Professional Footballers Association.

        ISBN 0953429628/ 9780953 429622
        1999. 86 pages, £7.99 inc pp




        Football: Pure Poetry- 2 (the Return Match)

        An evergreen in time. A roller coaster starting in 1911 up to 2002 World Cup.  Poets include season ticket holders, couch potatoes, women, poets in residence and a poet without a residence plus notables in and around football.

        Supported by The Professional Footballers Association.

        ISBN 0953429652/ 9780953 429653
        Dec 2002. 107 pages, £8.99 inc pp






                      Going To The Match - Ralph Hancock.

                      One ten page poem inspired by the great painting
                      of the same name by LS Lowry and his life.

                      Supported by The Professional Footballers Association.

                      Sold out.




        A Century Apart  2006 - Peter Daniel.

        Two stories in verse telling the lives of Arthur Wharton, 1865 - 1930, attributed as the first black professional footballer in England and Paul Elliott, born 1964 who played in England, Scotland and Italy. Scottish footballer of the year 1991 and recipient of MBE for his involvement in anti racism campaigns.

        Author:  Peter Daniel
        Designer:  Camilla Webb
        Illustrations: Ted Smith-Orr

        ISBN 0953429679
        34 pages, £6.50 inc pp






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