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Keith Alexander Tributes + Poetry Workshops

1 WORLD CUP / FOOTBALL POETRY Workshops+Dates 2010
2 INNER GOAL the poetry of football by Crispin Thomas
1   KEITH ALEXANDER Tributes  

Keith Alexander (14 November 1956 – 3 March 2010).

The first full-time black professional manager in the Football League and considered by many to be a pioneer of the modern game.
Born in Nottingham, England, he was the manager of League Two side Macclesfield Town at the time of his death, in a career that included international appearances for Saint Lucia. Alexander played for a whole host of lower league football teams. His main success, however, came from football management – managing in both non-league and the Football League. He took League Two side Lincoln City to four consecutive play offs, taking them to two finals at the Millennium Stadium. Our condolences to his family and near and dear ones.

15 Mar Emdad Rahman -  Keith Alexander -1411.56– 3.3.10      
08 Mar  non humphries  -  Keith Alexander -


Hi  - Enquiries are now starting to come in for World Cup Workshops .Sessions are also broadened  to cover all sports to be all inclusive for students. We are now taking bookings for workshops from Mid-March 2010 onwards with sessions also still available for   National Poetry Day in October . Contact   Crispin Thomas- The Football Poets   or phone 01453 757376 & 07837 798463

W=Workshops    G=Gig

March '10
1  HAMSTEAD Library (am)& GT.BARR Library(pm) (W)
2  CRADELY HEATH Library(am) ROUNDS GREEN Library(pm)(W)
29 SANDWELL School (W)
May '10
13 HADLEIGH.Suffolk. Hadleigh High School. Reading Week, (W)
June '10
19 RODBOROUGH World Cup Fete (G)
26 GLASTONBURY Festival Fluffy Rock Café. Afternoon. (G)
July '10
1  FELTHAM Hill School Year 4 (W)
2   FELTHAM Hill School Year 5 (W)


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'FOOTBALL STUFF' Crispin Thomas   BBC Video Nation Poem / Rap with Casio and  ball on the pitch at Forest Green Rovers FC.

  EVERTON FC ' Making A Difference' Workshop Review   Crispin Thomas   Session  at Everton FC Extra Time Study Support Centre

INNER GOAL on Amazon   Crispin Thomas    the poetry of football..a journey in rhyme  (Illustrated/Paperback)
  Published by Football Poets Books  ISBN 9780955 737602     £8.09

"Poems in the street, the ground and the heart, poetry with balls!"  
Michael Foreman

"One of the pioneers of football poetry.Who ate all the pioneers"?"
Attila The Stockbroker

"A rhythmic  feast for football lovers everywhere both young and old. From rattles and rosettes to women's football and the trenches, fantasy salaries and racism to mobile phones for goalposts. Spanning fifty years of watching and ten years of writing , Inner Goal is an affectionate and perceptive nod to the People's Game in verse. A long-overdue and illustrated hard-copy paperback debut from football's maverick performance poet featuring 75  poems, 65 haikus and hand-drawn illustrations from the author.

National Football Musuem , Preston   Tel 01772 908442
Stroud Bookshop , 23 High Street ,Stroud 01453 756646  


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