Clash Of The Titans

Ever since the draw for the first knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League was made, the stand-out tie has been Real Madrid against Manchester United…a clash between two of world football’s superpowers. It was a match certain to attract worldwide attention, and I was fortunate enough to be asked to cover it, once again on behalf…

Sweden vs. Argentina

After a soaking in Walsall the previous night, I was up and off to Manchester Airport early on Wednesday morning to catch a flight to Sweden, to photograph Sweden playing Argentina in a friendly in Solna, a town just north of Stockholm. Despite my reservations over flying with airline SS, with whom I’d never travelled before,…

England U21 vs. Sweden U21

On Tuesday evening, I travelled a short way down the M6 to Walsall FC’s Bank’s Stadium, where England U21 were playing Sweden U21 in a friendly match. Weather-wise, it was a grim evening…a strong wind throughout the evening blew the unrelenting rain in all manner of directions, making it nigh on impossible to keep everything protected…

England Training Session

In the week building up to an international fixture, training sessions and press conferences are always arranged for the media. In the past, Arsenal’s London Colney training ground was the place to be, but now all the squads engaged in international duty meet up at St. George’s Park in Burton-upon-Trent, where they train together and bond as…

The French Revolution

The January transfer window typically attracts a lesser tier of players to the Premier League. Rarely do you hear of an in-demand player who won’t be cup-tied between teams in the Champions League or Europa League becoming available for transfer at the halfway point in the season; it tends to serve more of a purpose to those clubs…