2012-2013: The Final Day

I spent the final day of the 2012-2013 Barclays Premier League season at The Hawthorns, home of West Bromwich Albion, the venue for Sir Alex Ferguson’s last ever game in charge of Manchester United. Programmes for the match were selling like you wouldn’t believe…fans were buying boxes of them at a time, with visions of…

UEFA Europa League Final

After a busy weekend documenting Sir Alex Ferguson’s farewell to Old Trafford, before I knew it, I was off to Amsterdam for the UEFA Europa League Final on behalf of Offside Sports Photography. I travelled by car, courtesy of the ever-willing Matthew Ashton, leaving Cheshire at 5am on Tuesday morning, accompanied by Chris Brunskill and…

Fergie’s Farewell

On Sunday afternoon, at 4pm, Sir Alex Ferguson sat down to oversee his last ever home game in charge of Manchester United. Their stadium, Old Trafford, was awash with banners proclaiming the club’s status as champions, and the manager himself celebrated his 1,499th game in charge by lifting the Barclays Premier League trophy in front of…

The End Is Nigh

With the end of the domestic football season well and truly upon us, results are becoming evermore important. Clubs are fighting for every point they can get, and fans’ nails are taking a battering as the tension becomes unbearable. I’ve covered a range of fixtures over the last week or so that meant different things to the…

A Few Fergie Faves

With the news that Manchester United’s manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is to retire at the end of this season after more than two and half decades in charge, I thought I’d post some of my favourite pictures I’ve taken of him. Bearing in mind he took the job just three years after I was born,…

UCL SF (L2)

This year’s UEFA Champions League semi-finals saw two Spanish giants take on two German giants, as Real Madrid were drawn against Borussia Dortmund, and FC Barcelona took on last year’s beaten finalists, Bayern Munich. Conveniently, the 1st and 2nd legs had been arranged so that both were in the same country, one night after the…

Football, Soccer, Call It What You Will

With the football season building to a busy finale, I’ve not had enough time to put together a more detailed breakdown of recent work. Therefore, to summarise, here’s a selection of images from the past couple of weeks…                                  …