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Literature

Five of the Best Poems about Sports

The greatest sport poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Poetry and sport may not seen like natural bedfellows, although it’s worth remembering that several poets, including Rudyard Kipling and G. K. Chesterton, to say nothing of Tennyson’s son, were part of the Allahakbarries, J. M. Barrie’s Edwardian cricket team (who […]

Literature

Five of the Best Poems about Football

Are these the greatest football poems? Selected by Dr Oliver Tearle Literature and football may not seen like natural bedfellows, although it’s worth remembering that Albert Camus, the philosopher and author, was a goalkeeper, and that the American football team the Baltimore Ravens are named in honour of Edgar Allan […]