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Celebrities give support to PL Writing Stars

17 Dec 2018
Rio Ferdinand, PL Writing Stars

Rio Ferdinand joins stars from the worlds of sport and entertainment in getting involved in the Premier League's poetry competition

Since September, primary school children across England and Wales have been hard at work composing their poems for the latest Premier League Writing Stars competition.

This year the competition is based on the theme of diversity and children have until Friday, 21 December to submit their entries.

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Stars from sport, television and the literary world have also been getting involved and their poems are below.

Think you can do better? Visit to get involved.

Rio Ferdinand
Brighton & Hove Albion
Sky Sports
Alex Scott
Alan Shearer
Rachel Riley
Dan Walker
Dion Dublin
Gabby Logan
Ben Shephard
Jacqui Oatley
Manish Bhasin
Dan Freedman
Ben Shires
Mark Schwarzer
Sarah-Jane Mee
Karthi Gnanasegaram
Max Rushden
Leon Mann
Stella Creasy
Richard Coles
Sky Sports News
Seema Jaswal
Jeremy Vine
Reshmin Chowdhury
Amanda Davies
Greater Game cast
Anne-Marie Batson
Carrie Brown
Lynsey Hipgrave
Adam Hunt
Michelle Owen
Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton
Peter Polycarpou
Patrick Barclay

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