Issue 13, May 2014 (PDF 581KB – click on link to read)
Issue 13 – the football issue features a selection of football poetry from 1890-2014, mostly by New Zealand poets and mainly focusing on New Zealand football but including English and word football. The foreword is by former New Zealand All White Michael Groom (1980-84).Contributors include Simon Boyce, James Brown, Albert Craig (d. 1909, UK), P.S. Cottier, John Dickson, Ben Egerton, David McGill, C.W. Grace (1862-1946), John Gallas, Dylan Groom, Gary Langford, Harvey Molloy, Grant Sullivan, Tim Jones, Michael O’Leary, Bill O’Reilly (1898-1959), Kendrick Smithyman (d. 1995), Harry Ricketts, André Surridge and broadsheet editor Mark Pirie. The issue is published to coincide with the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.