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Best Football Poems

Below are the all-time best Football poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of football poems written by PoetrySoup members

Johnny Football
At Texas A & M, he played at quarterback.
The young man led a prolific offensive attack.
He gave up his last two years at college.
Apparently, he...

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Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Craze During Football Game

Up yellows; greens; reds and blue,
tell me! Tell me, who is through?
Passes. Crosses. Headers. Shots.
Volleys, blasters, more scissor kicks
tell me! Tell me,...

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Categories: appreciation, football, love, sports,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Females Finding Football Fame
For years the men have ruled the roost
so it’s high time ladies soccer got a boost
In July the winning team will lift the cup
it’ll be...

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Categories: football, humorous, sports, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
its a game
has a name
you need the tools
to kick over the wall

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Categories: adventure, football,
Form: Light Verse
Humility In America
It's said 100 million Americans watched the Superbowl, which like a religious event is held on Sunday. I wonder if 100 million Americans have ever...

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Categories: appreciation, football, god, humanity,
Form: Prose

World Cup
Our heroes roar
There they are
Flags held high
Voices raised too high
Eyes raised so high
Heads up in the sky
The spirit of football so much
They are our heroes

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Categories: football, games, nostalgia, soccer,
Form: Verse
Game Day
Mighty Ducks win the game
Pass the ball perfect the play
There's so much riding on your fame
Men clad in armor win the day

The crowds are grumbling...

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Categories: football,
Form: Quatrain
Future Superstar
The world welcomes a newborn baby boy. 
To the mother and father, he is a bundle of joy. 
Right now of course, he is so...

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Categories: baby, basketball, football, future,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Super Bowl Day
They're playing in the bowl tomorrow
and we are so very proud.
We Seahawk fans are loyal
and also very loud.
We'll be settled by our TV sets
before the...

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Categories: football,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Dallas Cowboys

Can you not hear the rumblings of that distant herd coming,
The loud thundering of destiny’s champions crossing, the NFL
Field of dreams, beware the...

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© Cherl Dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dedication, football, heart, imagery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Superbowl Sunday
There’s a new American Holiday, guess what it is my football loving friends,
It’s a classical sport of champions, where helmet headed, game geared
Warriors challenge raw...

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© Cherl Dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: adventure, conflict, football, history,
Form: Free verse
The Rams
Royal blue and gold
needs to return to sunny
Los Angeles now!...

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© Jim Tidd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member From First Ball To World Cup
I remember the first time I saw a ball,

Those exquisite black and white pentagons ...
     The geometric excellence that intimated such...

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Categories: childhood, football, soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Religious Man
I sat in church listening to the preacher
Without hearing a single word he said
I was thinking about the football scores
And my favorite team instead

As they...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life, god, football, god,
Form: Rhyme
I Didn'T Hold Grudges
I suffered,he laughed
I filled up  his voids, he created mine.
I looked for roses,he gave cactus
I looked only for his heart,he focussed on my body

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Categories: football, betrayal, boyfriend, feelings, first
Form: Ballad
Aztec Summer
The Mexican midsummer sun
beamed down mercilessly, vertically,
so that men's heads and shoulders glowed
but their faces, and every human expression,
disappeared, dark and intense in the radiant...

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Categories: dream, football, hero,
Form: Free verse
Welcome!..Intelligent Machines. 
Bytes of Chips.. Coded Cuisines. 
Interface Deep Learned Colloquia
Pageant of Program-Parade track. 
Sessions of Chess, Poems..Football
Network, Encrypt, Friends...

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Categories: football, computer, cry, deep, feelings,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Rams Win
Royal blue won out
with luck and perseverance;
now to Super Bowl....

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© Jim Tidd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football,
Form: Senryu
Hooray For October
Hooray For October

Pumpkin patches, Halloween, 
Crunchy leaves of brown
Cool mornings, bond fires,
and the best haunted houses in town
Hooray for October

Fall festivals, cool nights,

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Categories: autumn, celebration, childhood, football,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Women's World Cup 2023 - Comp
It's a ball and you kick it
Seems simple enough
But it's more than a game
'cos you have to be tough

I'm not talking a buzz-cut
Or some scars...

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Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Zay
A football player named Zay
Made an exceptional play.
The ref called it flaunting, 
But I thought it quite daunting.
Can't a guy celebrate a great day?...

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Categories: football,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Victory Dance
To play as if today
Is your only chance.
Some say, “It’s just a game.”
Have they done the Victory Dance?

When hard-earned Victory
Was finally at hand,
Have they felt...

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Categories: football, analogy, baseball, basketball, care,
Form: Rhyme
The Heart of a Champion

When you see someone all alone doing 
what no one else even tries to do,
Take note of the person you are seeing

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© Tom Krause  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, dedication, football, inspirational,
Form: Light Verse
World Cup 2014
Pain in Spain
Bland England
Shame in the game
Who do you blame
When your approach is lame
Three lions or three blind mice?
I wonder...

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© John Pen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: football, fun, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
It Is More Than a Game
Some people would say that Football is just a game,
Others say life and football are the same.
That it is more than just making calls,
And throwing...

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Categories: football,
Form: Rhyme