FA Cup First Round

Sunday 8th November 2020, 1245 Kick Off Hampton & Richmond Borough FC vs Oldham Athletic FC The Build Up 2020/21 is Hampton & Richmond Borough’s 100th year as a football club, and in that milestone season, they qualified for the FA Cup First Round Proper for only the fourth time.  At an average of one... Continue Reading →

Fulham FC U23

Friday 6th November 2020, 1900 KO Fulham FC U23 vs Stoke City FC U23 After almost two years on the photography rota for the Fulham Academy sides, I finally got my first opportunity to catch a game at Craven Cottage on Friday.  With Premier League 2 rules stating that each club must host at least... Continue Reading →

Chesham United

Saturday 31st October 2020, 1500 Kick Off Chesham United FC vs Whyteleafe FC The Build Up With the threat of another lockdown leaked to the press on Friday evening, I – along with many other non-league fans – awoke on Saturday morning in the knowledge that this could be the last chance to get to... Continue Reading →

Hayes & Yeading United

Saturday 17th October 2020, 1500 Kick Off Hayes & Yeading United FC vs Truro City FC The Build Up With the sad demise of Macclesfield Town, the National League divisions are running a team light this season, meaning that the National League South has only 21 teams.  As a result, each side will have two... Continue Reading →

Hampton & Richmond Borough vs Dartford

Saturday 10th October 2020, 1500 Kick Off Hampton & Richmond Borough vs Dartford The Build Up Regular readers of this website will know that I have been delighted to take up the role as Hampton & Richmond’s Club Photographer this season, and as such, have been making fewer entries on these pages.  I felt that... Continue Reading →

Hyde United

Tuesday 29th September 2020, 1945 Kick Off Hyde United FC vs FC United of Manchester The Build Up Every so often, like many of us, I am compelled by my job to travel away for mandated First Aid training and such like, and in the last week of September, I found myself once again boarding... Continue Reading →

Reading U23

Friday 18th September 2020, 1300 KO Reading FC U23 vs Fulham FC U23 My first foray into the Academy football system came with a photography request to cover Fulham U23s away at Reading on a glorious Friday afternoon in mid-September.  Thankfully, with plenty of time in the bank in my day job, I was able... Continue Reading →

Saltash United

Saturday 5th September 2020, 1500 Kick Off Saltash United FC vs St Blazey AFC The Build Up A weekend visit home to Cornwall (my first in over a year!) presented a perfect opportunity to take in some local football, and it just so happened to fall on the first match day of the South West... Continue Reading →

Ashford Town (Middx)

Tuesday 25th August 2020, 1945 Kick Off Ashford Town (Middlesex) FC vs Hampton & Richmond Borough FC The Build Up The pre-season friendlies are coming thick and fast now, and with the change in government guidelines (did they actually change, or did the FA just interpret them differently?) fans are now officially allowed back in... Continue Reading →

Player Interviews – Ben Davis

Ben Davis – Fulham Name:  Ben Davis Club:  Fulham Position:  Midfielder Age:  19 Instagram:  @ben_james_davis What links the first ever Premier League scholar from Singapore, and the first Thai player to make a professional appearance in England?  It’s a pretty niche quiz question, with a fairly straightforward answer.  They’re the same person – nineteen-year old... Continue Reading →

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