Super match on Saturday between Leicester City and Man Utd - Here's my first image, Kelechi Iheanacho taking the ball from Paul Pogba... Great stuff!
Olympics 2021 - Gymnastics: Vault Hello! The Olympic Games began in Tokyo last weekend - I confess that I have just been watching so far - taking it all in and resting after the work around the Tour de France. For the first few days, it almost feels like a bombardment of sport, I rather … Continue reading Olympic Games 2021 – Vault
The match progressed, with great persistence from both sides, but the commentators kept saying that a goal would come, the pressure was coming from England… all the things that wind me up horribly! Curse of the commentator and all that. So full time comes and extra time commences, just adding to the torment … I … Continue reading Euros 2021: Semi-final: The Penalty
England in the semifinals were a goal down, but how would they respond? The wonderful thing this England team didn’t do, was panic or lose concentration. Euros 2021 - Semifinal, England v Denmark: Saka to Sterling! Quite the opposite - Bukayo Saka, the nineteen year old, showed the coolest head and when the chance presented … Continue reading Euros 2021: Semi-final: ENGLAND v Denmark – Saka to Sterling
England in the semifinals was an amazing feat, could they go a step further? The next series of posts show that the answer to that was a resounding ‘Yes!’ Euros 2021 - Semifinal, England v Denmark: Damsgaard Strike Denmark opened the scoring with a huge strike from a free kick by Mikkel Damsgaard, an absolute … Continue reading Euros 2021: Semi-final: ENGLAND v Denmark – Damsgaard Strike
England in the semifinals was an amazing feat, could they go a step further? The next series of posts show that the answer to that was a resounding ‘Yes!’ Euros 2021 - Semifinal, England v Denmark: Phenomenal Pickford Back from Rome to Wembley, with great opponents, Denmark had played with huge strength of character following … Continue reading Euros 2021: Semi-final: ENGLAND v Denmark – Phenomenal Pickford
Gosh! England were good! A fantastic performance saw four goals against Ukraine in the quarter final match played in Rome. Both sets of fans were restricted in numbers to the Stadio Olympico due to travel restrictions, but they were all in good voice, and speaking personally, it was great to see a Leicester City flag … Continue reading Euros 2021: England lions roar!
We are waiting, hoping and praying for more of this…come on England! Euros 2021 - England v Germany Sterling Strike! Euros 2021 - England v Germany, Grealish Pass Euros 2021 - England v Germany, Kane header Euros 2021 - England v Germany, Kane that header!
There are no words really, but what a fantastic result… and after being brought to tears only a couple of hours earlier with Mark Cavendish and his stage win… I am overwhelmed by the day’s results for England and the Isle of Man I won’t forget 29th June 2021 in a hurry. Mark wil have … Continue reading Euro 2021: England v Germany
Some drawings from two matches that both resulted in draws, both of which were unexpected, including the debacle that was England v Scotland... (at least for England fans). Scotland played with great heart and their fans were so passionate, it was great to see. Euros 2020 England v Scotland - Flowers of Scotland England’s best … Continue reading Euro 2021: Two surprise draws
Not long to go before the re-match between Scotland and England at Wembley. The first time since 1996! I remember it vividly, England won, with one of the most celebrated goals in recent memory. The audacious goal by Paul Gascoigne, lit up the tournament and broke the hearts of Scotland fans.. the celebration was just … Continue reading It’s The Big One!
Turkey v Wales last night was an extraordinary match - from the volatile and sometimes hostile atmosphere, a bizarre penalty miss for Gareth Bale, to some phenomenal defending and two goals, which included one of the most breathtaking passes a fan could see - Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey seem to be joined by some … Continue reading Wonderful Wales!
What a great start for England? Wonderful performance against a strong Croatia - with a super flying goal from Raheem Sterling, MBE - so delighted for him, as he justified his selection in style. Other highlights were a super shot on goal from Phil Foden, only five minutes in, which ricocheted off the post - … Continue reading Flying start for England!
Well, as an England fan, I certainly hope it is! The tournament certainly is - along with 10 other host cities, matches will be played at Wembley - and there will be fans in the seats! Wonderful news after all this time. I can't wait to follow the action with my pens and paints - … Continue reading It’s coming home, it’s coming…
What a match, what a goal, what a save, (or two!) what an offside, what a day... Incredible! These are the first images - more to follow certainly. First, a letter to my dear uncle, in Australia, now approaching his 93rd birthday in June and a lifelong fan of the Foxes - This is special … Continue reading Fantastic Foxes!
When it comes to being a fan of football, I am a bit of a romantic fool; either getting my hopes up for England to win a major tournament or for my own team, Leicester City to do well in the FA Cup. Two silver Foxes! Reaching a final, let alone winning, for both teams, … Continue reading Leicester City: Daring to dream?
Here’s Jonny! Lovely flying try!
Leicester City are playing some great football just now - Wilfred Ndidi is a phenomenal asset to this team - just a joy to watch him play...
Hello! - It all feels a very long time ago since the 2020 Six Nations tournament got underway - how the World has changed since then!
Premier League football came out of Lockdown to strangely silent stadia, fans on Zoom, commentary with or without crowd sounds... See more
This image evolved from a chance mark made with the palette knife, I could see a red sail clearly and the rest followed. It's lovely to let the paint take the lead every now and again... you never quite know where you'll end up, but it's always an adventure! 🙂 A new departure The picture … Continue reading A new departure…
Super Sunday is 14th July, 2019 - when so many major sporting events took place. Excitement and drama in motor racing, tennis, cycling and of course, cricket.. What a day? 🙂
Hello! The image is taken from the recent match between Wales and Ireland. I love the monumental quality of the figures. It was good to capture the group as they wrestled the ball to the ground and passed it along to breakaway to the next phase. I made the picture in acrylic paint on paper, … Continue reading Breakaway!
Hello! The weekend saw an outstanding win for Wales rugby, not only of the Six Nations tournament but with a Grand Slam to boot - It doesn't get much better than that! I think back to the their first half performance against France in the first match and what a transformation. They found their feet … Continue reading Six Nations 2019 – Wales triumph
Hello! This weekend saw another dramatic round of matches in the Six Nations tournament. Surprises, upsets and resurgence, all with some great rugby. I won't say too much about the results, I know some people may not have caught up yet. However, I wanted to publish these while the games are so fresh in mind. … Continue reading Six Nations 2019 – Drawing live
Opening salvos I loved the first match of 2019 Six Nations - France v Wales in Paris - What could be better? And it was a remarkable game - and the old cliché 'a game of two halves' couldn't be more apt. This picture was made in the first few moments after kick-off, about five … Continue reading Opening salvos
Hello! What a start to 2019's Six Nations Rugby tournament? Simply stunning! It was exciting and unpredictable with results not going as expected and play just fabulous to watch. Here are some of my first impressions from last week - quick sketches and one finished piece, as they came, warts and all! Roll on Round … Continue reading Six Nations 2019 – Round 1
Hello! Not long to go before the first match in this year's Six Nations Rugby tournament - the sporting event that comes along in the depths of winter - we love it in our house. It's great subject to draw, so fast and energetic, with good colour - it has it all This weekend's opening … Continue reading Crunch time!
Hello! I know that I should be posting pictures from the first day of this year's Tour de France... But this was incredible and I just had to post this first - a very quick picture of Harry Maguire's superb header in yesterday's match against Sweden. England now have a place in the semi-finals of … Continue reading World Cup 2018: Sweden v England- Harry Maguire – What a magnificent header!
Hello! Following a football World Cup is a rollercoaster ride for all fans! I find that I have a mixture of anticipation, anxiety, excitement, gloom and despair as a tournament goes on. This could well be the fact that I support England and, as all England fans will tell you, it's never an easy watch! … Continue reading World Cup 2018: England v Panama – Harry Kane sets about taking the net apart!