Finished this new drawing of Spurs midfield maestro Christian Eriksen a few days ago…

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decided to draw him full figure in characteristic goal celebration action

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** This drawing is now available in my PRINTSHOP

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Recently finished this storyboard design capturing the exact second Sergio Aguero scored that dramatic 94th minute goal as Manchester City became 2012 Premier League Champions.

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Here’s the finished artwork below…

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The action unfolds second by second, beginning with Aguero’s one-two with Mario Balotelli, the shot blasting past QPR keeper Paddy Kenny, followed by ecstatic celebrations (including jubilant City manager Roberto Mancini), and finishing with captain Vincent Kompany proudly lifting the Premier League trophy.

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** This PRINT is now available in my PRINTSHOP

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Ahead of tonight’s Liverpool v Roma Champions League semi-final, here’s a new print marking the ‘Miracle of Istanbul’, when Steven Gerrard inspired Liverpool’s incredible victory over Milan in the 2005 Champions League Final.

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Both teams are pictured in front of the Ataturk Stadium, with it’s striking curved roof. The main stand is awash with Liverpool flags & banners, and Istanbul’s distinctive skyline in the background.

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The Liverpool starting line-up includes captain fantastic Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Xabi Alonso & goalkeeping hero Jerzy Dudek, while the Milan team includes Paolo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo, Kaka, and Andriy Shevchenko.

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There’s an info panel at the bottom containing the full Liverpool & Milan starting line-ups plus the match stats.

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** This new ISTANBUL 2005 print is available from my PRINTSHOP

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This brings the recent Coventry City artwork up to date. 30 years on from their historic FA Cup win in 1987, the Sky Blues returned to Wembley to win the EFL Checkatrade Trophy Final, beating Oxford Utd 2-1.

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So I drew winning goalscorer George Thomas in front, next come Gael Bigirimana who scored Coventry’s first goal, and heroic keeper Lee Burge, and behind them all captain Jordan Willis lifts the trophy…

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Titled the print ‘Spirit of ’87’ after seeing lots of Coventry flags & banners at the game. Here’s the full artwork…

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** Print available (from A5 to A2 size) at my PRINTSHOP

Recently finished a cracking commission from the guys at Pro:Direct – a Roberto Baggio illustrated comic, to help launch Diadora’s new Baggio ‘Matchwinner’ football boots. Began with a dramatic front cover of Roberto in classic Azzurri colours…

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Inside was a double page spread featuring Roberto’s many career highlights, including Ballon D’Or 1993…

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Serie A champions with Juve 1994/95 & Milan 1995/96…

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Here’s full spread…

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and the back page detailed Roberto coming to the Pro:Direct flagship store LDN19 in London to launch the new boots…

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Brilliant job, & I loved doing it, but that was only half of it, because my wife & I were also invited to the launch event. There were printed copies of Baggio comics all round the store…

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the in-store graphics & interactive touch screens were also based on the comic illustrations…

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Football Italia TV presenter James Richardson hosted an entertaining Q & A session in front of a packed out audience…

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and then the best bit, I got to present the man himself with a framed print – which he graciously accepted – whether he actually liked it or not!

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Had a fantastic time from start to finish, with massive thanks to Scott & Ned at Pro:Direct

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This drawing tells the story of the greatest day in Coventry City’s history, when the Sky Blues beat Tottenham Hotspur, in the 1987 Wembley FA Cup Final. The headline was inspired by the Coventry Cup Final Song, not bad as footy songs go I reckon! (Thanks to Covonthebox!)

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Story begins with manager John Sillet leading the Sky Blues out at Wembley. Despite Spurs being hot favourites, boasting Glenn Hoddle, Chris Waddle & Ossie Ardiles in their side, Coventry ran out well deserved winners, 3-2 after extra time. Action concentrates on the 3 Coventry goals, beginning with Dave Bennett, scorer of the first equaliser top right…

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moving on to Keith Houchen’s iconic diving header, one of Wembley’s most spectacular FA Cup goals, which levelled the score at 2-2…

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followed by Gary Mabbutt’s own goal in extra time. Final frame shows triumphant Sky Blues skipper Brian Kilcline lifting the famous old trophy, flanked by Cyrille Regis & keeper Steve Ogrizovic.

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** The finished drawing is available as an Art Print (from A5 to A2 size) at my PRINTSHOP