“For When the One Great Scorer
comes to write against your name,
He writes – not that you Won or Lost
but How You Played the Game.”
I was so pleased to receive the full poem from John Miles (see 6th comment on this link) – many thanks John.
This discussion has been ongoing since I first posted a question about these magical sportsmanship words back in December 2008 and subsequently in Jan 2010. However, I still wonder why the attached beautiful graphic (which used to hang in my parents’ bedroom in Dublin in the 1950s) refers to Newbolt? Does anyone know?
You can download this as a poster by clicking on it or print it out and post it onto a notice board, or a dressing room.