Posts tagged “England

Robin Parker wins Barclays Shot of the 20 Seasons award

Fotosports International photographer Robin Parker wins the very prestigious Barclays Shot of the 20 Seasons award with the picture below of Wayne Rooney scoring a spectacular overhead kick against their Manchester rivals at Old Trafford last year.

Barclays Shot of the 20 Seasons award

Robin commented “For my photo to be chosen as the best shot in the history of the League is very humbling, and something I will cherish for the rest of my career.
“It was an iconic moment, and one that was seen all over the world, so to capture it in the way that I did was extremely satisfying.”

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Roy Hodgson first win as England manager

Norway v England

500,000 images on

On Thursday night Fotosports International Photographer Robin Parker uploaded the 500,000th image on of Manchester City’s Stefan Savic challenging for the ball in the air with Sporting’s Rui Patricio during there UEFA Europa League tie.
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Euro 2012 Preview

Robin and Roger Parker travelled to Krakow in Poland last month to go behind the scenes and photograph the places England would stay and train ahead of UEFA Euro 2012, Find more at
The Stary Hotel. England's Hotel in Krakow for the UEFA European Championships 2012 in Poland and Ukraine
The most expensive room in the Executive Suite at the Stary Hotel which Fabio Capello will be using during the UEFA European Champmpionships
© Robin Parker/Fotosports International

Manchester City beat Bayern but fail to get the knockout stages

Manchester City’s first UEFA Champions League campaign came to an end despite a convincing win over an under-strength Bayern Munich tonight. David Silva and Yaya Toure struck for City as they produced a fine attacking display to keep their slim hopes of qualifying from Group A alive, but Napoli’s win over Villarreal undid them. Visit for more images from this match
Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero uses acrobatics to leap over the goalkeeper

Yaya Toure celebrates scoring City's 2nd goal
Yaya Toure celebrates scoring City’s 2nd goal

© Robin Parker/Fotosports International

Villas Boas hits back

Chelsea Manager Andre Villas Boas hit out at the media last night after his sides victory over Valencia, Villas Boas spoke out after increasing pressure regarding his position before last night’s result saying “It is unfortunate for you guys because you have to report on a brilliant win for Chelsea”
Andre Villas Boas
Andre Villas Boas last night
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Manchester City v Bayern Munich, UEFA Champions League Preview

Manchester City v Bayern Munich