Espionage

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for me in terms of football photography, having visited places such as Burton-upon-Trent and Birkenhead, Burnley and Barcelona. Here’s what I have to show for it…                                                  …

SJA Awards 2014

Three nominations in two months…what’s that all about?! Following my success at the Picture Editors’ Guild Awards, I recently travelled down to London once again, this time to attend the annual Sports Journalists Association (SJA) Awards, held at the Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, where I was shortlisted in the Single Sports Picture and the Specialist…

Emre Can Portraits

A few weeks ago, I was asked by our lovely German friends Witters if I would be available to photograph the Liverpool defender Emre Can, formerly of Bayer Leverkusen, for Sport Bild. I met journalist Christian Falk in the lobby of the Malmasion Hotel in Liverpool, before the player arrived just a short time later. I don’t…

Pasties, Pies & Trophies

Bradford, Blackburn and Barcelona…just three examples of the giants of European football that I’ve been lucky enough to photograph over the last few weeks. Couple those with the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City, Reading and Aston Villa, and you have quite the eclectic footballing mix. Here’s a glimpse of some of my…

Hallam FC

In December, I was asked by L’Equipe Magazine to provide pictures for a feature they were producing on former Marseille and England footballer Chris Waddle, now enjoying life not only as a pundit for various TV and radio stations, but also, more interestingly, as a part-time player-manager of the Hallam FC Sunday team. Hallam FC are the second…

“That’s A Barge, Ref!”

The fixtures produced by this year’s FA Cup Fourth Round draw oozed mediocrity, and as a result, I took it upon myself to go looking elsewhere for some Saturday afternoon inspiration. The freedom of thought afforded to photographers working with Offside meant I knew some outside thinking would be well-received. Back at the tail end of last year,…