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…

 

A view of Turf Moor from a local resident's spare bedroom window
A view of Turf Moor from a local resident’s spare bedroom window

 

A general view of Turf Moor, seen reflected in a puddle of rainwater
A general view of Turf Moor, seen reflected in a puddle of rainwater

 

Steven Jovetic of Man City shoots against a group of Burnley defenders
Steven Jovetic of Man City shoots against a group of Burnley defenders

 

Pablo Zabaleta of Man City slams the ground in anger
Pablo Zabaleta of Man City slams the ground in anger

 

Wayne Rooney stands with the matchday mascot, his son, Kai, before their match against Tottenham
Wayne Rooney stands with the matchday mascot, his son, Kai, before their match against Tottenham

 

Harry Kane of Spurs battles with Andreas Pereira of Man Utd
Harry Kane of Spurs battles with Andreas Pereira of Man Utd

 

Man Utd goalkeeper David de Gea celebrates
Man Utd goalkeeper David de Gea celebrates

 

Flags adorn the seats at FC Barcelona's Nou Camp stadium ahead of the UCL match against Manchester City
Flags adorn the seats at FC Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium ahead of the UCL match against Manchester City

 

The players' tunnel inside the Nou Camp
The players’ tunnel inside the Nou Camp

 

FC Barcelona players pose for a team photo
FC Barcelona players pose for a team photo

 

Lionel Messi of Barcelona squeezes between a trio of Man City players
Lionel Messi of Barcelona squeezes between a trio of Man City players

 

Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona lobs Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart to score their 1st goal
Ivan Rakitic of Barcelona lobs Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart to score their 1st goal

 

Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart shows signs of disbelief during the game against FC Barcelona
Man City goalkeeper Joe Hart shows signs of disbelief during the game against FC Barcelona

 

Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini
Man City manager Manuel Pellegrini

 

The Etihad Stadium reflected in the mirrored sunglases of this loyal fan before Manchester City's match with West Bromwich Albion
The Etihad Stadium reflected in the mirrored sunglases of this loyal fan before Manchester City’s match with West Bromwich Albion

 

Sergio Aguero slides in as he challenges West Brom goalkeeper Boaz Myhill
Sergio Aguero slides in as he challenges West Brom goalkeeper Boaz Myhill

 

Jonas Olsson of West Brom shouts instructions
Jonas Olsson of West Brom shouts instructions

 

The dreaded half and half scarves, seen here ahead of a match between two of world football's biggest rivals, Liverpool and Manchester United
The dreaded half and half scarves, seen here ahead of a match between two of world football’s biggest rivals, Liverpool and Manchester United

 

The two teams line up as fans in The Kop wave their flags
The two teams line up as fans in The Kop wave their flags

 

Wayne Rooney of Man Utd battles with Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool
Wayne Rooney of Man Utd battles with Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool

 

Ander Herrera of Man Utd battles with Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool
Ander Herrera of Man Utd battles with Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool

 

Steven Gerrard walks back to the dressing room after being sent off moments after coming on as a substitute
Steven Gerrard walks back to the dressing room after being sent off moments after coming on as a substitute

 

Juan Mata scores Man Utd's 2nd goal with a spectacular bicycle kick
Juan Mata scores Man Utd’s 2nd goal with a spectacular bicycle kick

 

Juan Mata celebrates his and Man Utd's 2nd goal
Juan Mata celebrates his and Man Utd’s 2nd goal

 

Juan Mata celebrates his and Man Utd's 2nd goal
Juan Mata celebrates his and Man Utd’s 2nd goal

 

Juan Mata celebrates his and Man Utd's 2nd goal
Juan Mata celebrates his and Man Utd’s 2nd goal

 

Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool sprays water over his face
Mamadou Sakho of Liverpool sprays water over his face

 

England manager Roy Hodgson holds a piece of paper on which the names of Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney are circled together
England manager Roy Hodgson holds a piece of paper on which the names of Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney are circled together

 

Joe Hart in England training
Joe Hart in England training

 

Harry Kane takes part in his first senior England training session
Harry Kane takes part in his first senior England training session

 

Harry Kane takes part in his first senior England training session
Harry Kane takes part in his first senior England training session

 

An elderly Tranmere Rovers fan poses ahead of her team's match against AFC Wimbledon
An elderly Tranmere Rovers fan poses ahead of her team’s match against AFC Wimbledon

 

Young Tranmere fans scream for autographs ahead of the match
Young Tranmere fans scream for autographs ahead of the match

 

George Green of Tranmere gets past Jake Reeves of Wimbledon
George Green of Tranmere gets past Jake Reeves of Wimbledon

 

Adebayo Akinfenwa of Wimbledon shows his disappointment after the match
Adebayo Akinfenwa of Wimbledon shows his disappointment after the match

 

Didier Drogba and Thierry Henry share a joke during the Liverpool All-Stars Charity match at Anfield
Didier Drogba and Thierry Henry share a joke during the Liverpool All-Stars Charity match at Anfield

 

Fernando Torres and Jamie Carragher compete for the ball
Fernando Torres and Jamie Carragher compete for the ball

 

Martin Kelly (L), Didier Drogba (C) and Jonjo Shelvey (R)
Martin Kelly (L), Didier Drogba (C) and Jonjo Shelvey (R)

 

Luis Suarez holds up a Liverpool scarf
Luis Suarez holds up a Liverpool scarf

 

Steven Gerrard shares a joke with Luis Suarez
Steven Gerrard shares a joke with Luis Suarez
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