Colin McPherson

Photographer and Visual Artist

When Saturday Comes

football (foot|ball)
* 1 [mass noun] any of various forms of team game involving kicking (and in some cases also handling) a ball, in particular (in the UK) soccer.
* 2 the playing of football, especially in a stylish and entertaining way: his team played some impressive football.

These images were taken on assignment for When Saturday Comes magazine from matches across England, Scotland, Wales and continental Europe. The brief is always clear: get behind the scenes of the world’s favourite sport.

Hamburg fans, City of Manchester Stadium. Workington v Boston United. Recreation Park, Alloa. Barnsley v Huddersfield Town. Disabled footballers, Everton. Huddersfield Town v Colchester United. Leicester City supporters, Walker Stadium. Glossop North End supporters. Northern Ireland fans, Dublin. FC United of Manchester supporter, Gigg Lane. Tranmere Rovers Ladies FC. Scotland supporters, Faroe islands. Lostock St. Gerard's v AFC Darwen. Newcastle United fans making their way towards St. James Park. Swansea City fans, play-off final, Wembley Stadium. Horden Colliery Welfare v Billingham Synthonia.  Tranmere Rovers goal celebrations v Rochdale at Spotland. Youth match, Lviv, Ukraine.


Dumbarton take on Cowdenbeath, as viewed from The Rock.Gornal Athletic defending against a sunset and Wisbech Town.














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2 Responses to “When Saturday Comes”

  1. Trevor Rudkin

    I am a keen amateur photographer and a fan of local non-league football. Someone put me on to your “When Saturday Comes” images, and they have given me real inspiration for ideas for future projects. Thanks.


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