Editor: Mark Pirie
Extent: 102 pages
Cover image: George Best by Michael O’Leary
Boots is a collection of historical football poems by international contributors, which was first published in
New Zealand as a special football issue of the periodical broadsheet: new new zealand poetry to coincide with the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
The poems celebrate ‘the beautiful game’ with a range of emotions, critical insights and expressions/images of the much-loved international pastime.
This new edition includes new material found by the editor in the past three years.