2013

Here's a small selection of some of my favourite images from an eventful year and one full of surprises!!

 Future Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua has his hands wrapped before his third bout at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London

Future Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua has his hands wrapped before his third bout at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London

 David Price walks to the ring to face Tony Thompson of United States during their second International Heavyweight Fight

David Price walks to the ring to face Tony Thompson of United States during their second International Heavyweight Fight

 Trainer Nicky Henderson with Sprinter Sacre at his stables in Lambourn, West Berkshire

Trainer Nicky Henderson with Sprinter Sacre at his stables in Lambourn, West Berkshire

 Marcelo of Brazil beats Xavi Hernandez of Spain to the ball during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marcelo of Brazil beats Xavi Hernandez of Spain to the ball during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 A scorer looks out from the scorers hut during day one of the LV County Championship Division Two game between Essex and Northamptonshire at Castle Park, Colchester

A scorer looks out from the scorers hut during day one of the LV County Championship Division Two game between Essex and Northamptonshire at Castle Park, Colchester

 Martin Rogan knocks Albert Sosnowski through the ropes during the International Heavyweights III betfair Prize Fighter at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London

Martin Rogan knocks Albert Sosnowski through the ropes during the International Heavyweights III betfair Prize Fighter at York Hall, Bethnal Green, London

 Omo Osaghae of United States (Lane 4) wins the Men's 60 Metres Hurdles Final during the at the British Athletics Grand Prix at NIA Arena, Birmingham

Omo Osaghae of United States (Lane 4) wins the Men's 60 Metres Hurdles Final during the at the British Athletics Grand Prix at NIA Arena, Birmingham

 Antonio Rodriguez attempts to prove the fight should not have been stopped after he was beaten by Scott Jenkins during their Lightweight bout at Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

Antonio Rodriguez attempts to prove the fight should not have been stopped after he was beaten by Scott Jenkins during their Lightweight bout at Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield

  Joseph Akpala of Nigeria skips over a tackle from Martin Caceres of Uruguay during the FIFA Confederations Cup at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira, Salvador, Brazil

 Joseph Akpala of Nigeria skips over a tackle from Martin Caceres of Uruguay during the FIFA Confederations Cup at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira, Salvador, Brazil

 A view of favellas in Salvador during the Confederations Cup in Brazil

A view of favellas in Salvador during the Confederations Cup in Brazil

 Kell Brook poses for a portrait ahead of his Welterweight bout with Vyacheslav Senchenko in Sheffield

Kell Brook poses for a portrait ahead of his Welterweight bout with Vyacheslav Senchenko in Sheffield

 David Luiz during a Brazil training session in the FIFA Confederations Cup at Estadio Roberto Santos, Salvador, Brazil

David Luiz during a Brazil training session in the FIFA Confederations Cup at Estadio Roberto Santos, Salvador, Brazil

 Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring their first goal during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying match against Poland at Wembley Stadium, London

Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring their first goal during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifying match against Poland at Wembley Stadium, London

 I'm not quite sure I can this picture was worth standing up a ladder all day but it made a change from the side of a pitch or under the ropes of a boxing ring!  Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son, George (good name, but I'm afraid I got there first) at St Mary's Hospital, London

I'm not quite sure I can this picture was worth standing up a ladder all day but it made a change from the side of a pitch or under the ropes of a boxing ring!

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son, George (good name, but I'm afraid I got there first) at St Mary's Hospital, London

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