League Cup (3rd Round)

The League Cup, or Capital One Cup, as the new sponsors like it to be referred to, took centre stage this week, with a whole host of clubs competing in the 3rd round of the competition. The draw pitted a number of top flight sides against each other, with the pick of the ties being Liverpool’s trip to face Manchester…

Red Faces

  The build-up leading into the weekend’s football fixtures was all about the Manchester derby…the first clash of the season between the two heavyweights, both assumed to be competing for the Premier League title. First on the agenda, however, was a trip to Merseyside, to cover Liverpool’s match against Southampton, a side new to the league,…

Tour Of Britain (Stage 4)

After a busy night at Old Trafford on Tuesday, I ventured over to Llanrwst in Wales the next morning to cover a small section of Stage 4 of the Tour Of Britain cycling event. This particular stage stretch started not far from me, in Stoke-on-Trent, and stretched more than 180km through the hills of Cheshire and Staffordshire, finishing…

Manchester, La La La

Last weekend saw me shoot two Barclays Premier League matches on the same day, starting at Old Trafford for the Saturday lunchtime kick-off between Manchester United and Crystal Palace, before heading across to Merseyside for Everton’s late match at home to Chelsea. Following the international break, fans were excited at the prospect of a return to the…

An International Break

Despite the new domestic football season being less than a month old, the start of September brought with it another international break. National sides were involved in both friendlies and World Cup qualifiers; I spent a few days covering England and Scotland’s fortunes as they competed in the latter. First up was a trip to…