From the publisher:
A funny collection of football poems by Brian Bilston, the unofficial Poet Laureate of Twitter. Perfect for football fans of all ages - from the young footie fanatic to a been-to-every-game-grandma, and every 'I could've been a pro' in between. Full of poems that will make you giggle about all things football, including being left out of the World Cup squad, mum's opinion on Messi vs Ronaldo, or those unmissable fixtures:I'd love nothing more than to go outsideand spend time with Mother Nature.
But what can I do? It's out of my hands:Nigeria are playing Croatia 50 Ways to Score a Goal and Other Football Poems includes witty chants, a haiku or two, and fun shape poems about the beautiful game. Laugh together through the Euros or Premier League games, and swap the half-time pundits for puns!'Bilston is a magician with words' - Guardian'Someone who knows their way round both a joke and a bittersweet narrative.' - The Times
Brian Bilston has been described as the Banksy of poetry and Twitter's unofficial Poet Laureate. With over 100,000 followers across all social media platforms, including J. K. Rowling, Roger McGough, Ian Rankin and Grayson Perry, Brian has become truly beloved by the Twitter community. His work includes the poetry collection You Took the Last Bus Home, his first novel Diary of a Somebody which was shortlisted for the Costa Prize, and his collection Alexa, what is there to know about love? is full of poems about love in all its forms.