Archive for the 'Football' Category

A fan celebrates

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Japan football fan joyous after his team’s 2-0 quarter-final victory over Brazil in the women’s quarter final at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The Japan team cheer their fans

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The Japan team acknowledges the support of their fans after their 2-0 quarter-final victory over Brazil at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The post-match interview

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Japanese television interviews the players after Japan’s 2-0 quarter-final victory over Brazil at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The world’s media await the final whistle

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The media await their moment seconds from the end of Japan’s 2-0 victory over Brazil in the women’s quarter-final match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

A pensive Brazil fan

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Brazil fan internalises his anxiety after hsi team go 2-0 down during the women’s quarter-final, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

Half-time

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The players come off at half-time during the Brazil v. Japan match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Brazilian horror show

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The Brazilian substitute’s bench looks horrified after Japan take a 1-0 lead in the women’s quarter-final match, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

Into the lion’s den

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The teams come out for the women’s quarter-final match between Brazil and Japan at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

The referee’s assistant

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The referee’s assistant makes an excited entrance during the Brazil vs Japan women’s quarter-final match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

A gesture of thanks from Japan

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Japan fan displays a banner to thank the world for support, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Last minute adjustments

Monday, August 6th, 2012

One of the young flag bearers adjusts her hair as she nervously awaits her entrance at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

The stadium announcer

Monday, August 6th, 2012

The stadium announcer attempts to whip up enthusiasm amongst the crowds at the Millenium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

The match ball

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Cameramen focus on the official match ball before the arrival of the teams, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Paul Fleming

Japan? or Brazil?

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A well-balanced fan offers support to both teams in the quarter-final match at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Dejected Brazil fans

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Two Brazil fans look dejected after Japan take a 2-0 lead in the quarter-final of the women’s football competition, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Happy Fans

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Two Japan fans pose for  photograph during the Brazil vs Japan quarter-final match in the women’s football, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Capturing it all on an ipad

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A fan uses his ipad to capture the action at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Leo Fleming

Don’t forget the Welsh

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A Welsh flag proudly displayed at Cardiff’s Millenium Stadium during the Olympic Football competition

Photo: Leo Fleming

Seen from the other end of the camera

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A proud parent photographs his children holding up the Union flag outside the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Tom Burke

Flower power

Monday, August 6th, 2012

A floral display outside Cardiff Castle for the Olympic football

Photo: Tom Burke

Making new friends

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Fan Robbie Fox meets Team GB footballers Anita Asante (Gothenburg) and Ifeoma Dieke (Vittsjo GIK) at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Katie Corkill

 

Got the ticket, got the autograph

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

A fan proudly displays their ticket, autographed by Team GB hero Kelly Smith, at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Katie Corkill

The Adoring Fans

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Autograph hunters catch up withKelly Smith and other members of the Team GB women’s football team at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Katie Corkill

Standing for the anthems

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The teams line up for the anthems before the women’s football match between Cameroon and Brazil, Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Katie Corkill

Waving the flag for Team GB

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Crowds wave the Union flag for Team GB during the women’s football match between GB and New Zealand at the Millennium stadium, Cardiff

Photo: Katie Corkill