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31 Aug 2007 8:19AM
Ouch! Some great expressions there.


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CrownJoolz 11 7 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2007 8:39AM
This is great - made me laugh this morning - always a good way to start the day. Very well captured and congrats on getting it published. x
phillj 12 2 England
31 Aug 2007 8:40AM
I think OUCH covers it. Great timing by you.

Helmut 12 1
31 Aug 2007 8:53AM
Nice one. I'm not surprised the local paper used it. Makes a great alternative to usual sports photography by adding a 'more human' element.
Danny_Peters 11 159 England
31 Aug 2007 10:09AM
Fantastic Smile
Pete Plus
17 18.8k 97 England
31 Aug 2007 12:21PM
perfectly timed exposure
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
31 Aug 2007 12:57PM
well done
csurry 16 9.2k 92
31 Aug 2007 1:33PM
I'm confused, is it the incoming football that is causing them to grimace or the fact that they are gripping too tight Smile

Has to be worth a vote just for those expressions!
fossilized 13 79 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2007 1:43PM
What a capture! Wonderful expressions - love it.
rhousham 11 432 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2007 1:52PM
You don't know the pain until it happens to you! Good photo lovely colours and good action shot.
Geoffphoto 12 13.5k United Kingdom
31 Aug 2007 2:33PM
My very first EC - wow I'm so thrilled Smile - Thanks Pete and everybody for your comments !!
31 Aug 2007 3:30PM
and well deserved. the expressions and body language you captured are priceless. A different sports photo. And technacally good as well
synaesthesia 14 389 England
31 Aug 2007 5:23PM
Haha, what an excellent capture. The expressions on their faces! Reminds me of see no evil, hear no evil. This is 4 different ways to say "FEEL NO EVIL!"

Top work.
MarkT 13 119 2 England
31 Aug 2007 7:22PM
Lol, great capture and congrats.

les 16 9 1
31 Aug 2007 7:55PM
Gets my vote, well done on your Editor's choice

julesm 14 1.7k 7 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2007 8:33AM
Brilliant Smile

REKLAW 13 3 United Kingdom
1 Sep 2007 8:27PM
great capture , nice one on the EC well deserved.

Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
2 Sep 2007 8:23AM
Fantastic capture and expressions.Great shot.
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
2 Sep 2007 6:57PM
brilliant photo-journalism
Geoffphoto 12 13.5k United Kingdom
3 Sep 2007 8:48AM
WOW - pic of the week , now I'm overwhelmed !! and a RC award as well !!! Smile
Nic_WA 13 179 2 Australia
3 Sep 2007 10:06AM
Priceless! Well done on POTW Smile
alfpics Plus
16 362 2 England
3 Sep 2007 10:47AM
And congrats on POTWSmile
JohnParminter 11 1.3k 14 England
3 Sep 2007 11:41AM
My eight year old has just started playing this season so looking forward to shots of this stature.
Nice one, well done on POTW.
ESP 11 26 England
3 Sep 2007 2:02PM
Congratulations on this wonderfully taken , bright , fun ( or not as the case may be Wink )shot...just lovely Smile

jaspernina 11 1.0k Wales
3 Sep 2007 2:38PM
LOL, well done.

RipleyExile 15 1.6k 17 England
3 Sep 2007 4:58PM
Quality. Smile
User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
3 Sep 2007 9:16PM
Oh Yes!!!
AlleyCatz 12 274 6 England
4 Sep 2007 9:25AM
Excellent capture.
Congrats on your deserved EC and being POTW.

stevekhart 12 4.5k 3 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2007 10:31AM
Oh no, Geoff's got POTW - now we'll never hear the end of it!
Well done Smile
4 Sep 2007 10:43AM
ha ha amazing!
skeletor 14 1.7k England
4 Sep 2007 11:10AM

Very well done Geoff.

csurry 16 9.2k 92
4 Sep 2007 1:41PM
Just think now you could have this printed on canvas and presented to the club so that the four lads will forever be reminded of the moment Smile

Should make you even more popular with them!
HowardA 11 231
4 Sep 2007 3:20PM
Great timing. Would be a cracker for 'spot the ball' Wink
Congrats, Howard
whipspeed 13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2007 11:39AM
Well done Geoff, EC & POTW! Great.
shortski 12 3 1 England
5 Sep 2007 12:36PM
Classic moment, well caught and congrats on the EC, POTW...jojo
tepot 13 4.4k United Kingdom
6 Sep 2007 8:00PM
great shot!
Chriscj 12 96 1 England
7 Sep 2007 7:40AM
Excellent timing Geoff, congrats on your EC and POTW.

turtle1 14 41 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2007 10:11AM
I can quite understand how you got some stick over it - but a wonderful capture

StevenPrice 13 30 2 England
19 Sep 2007 10:25AM
great expressions well done on the EC.

Geoffphoto 12 13.5k United Kingdom
19 Sep 2007 2:33PM
Just to say Thanks everybody for all your comments Smile
mhaseman 11 608 1
5 Oct 2007 1:52PM
This really is a brilliant shot. Well done.
20 Oct 2007 8:34AM
Great Shot did the Ball get through the Wall?
PatrickSmith 13 1.2k 2 United States
30 Oct 2007 3:48PM
This is outstanding!

jstock 10 2 Scotland
14 Nov 2007 11:01PM
Perfect timing. Brilliant.
Regards, Jon
Abbi 10 1 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2007 4:19PM
wusses!! lol gr8 shot

Wockee 10 1 Wales
27 Nov 2007 11:04AM
Having played a bit of football I know that feeling of dred, is it him or me and are my bits fully protected. A great pic, with a element of humour. Well done!
hobee100 11 9 Scotland
11 Dec 2007 11:17AM
ha ha brilliant ... hand ball ref!
Great action shot!
CherryMartin 10 10 United States
21 Jan 2008 3:54AM
this picture is priceless, I just crack up at those faces and their hands. Such a great catch.
Costy 10 483 6 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2008 12:41PM
Working for my local football club I can appreciate this. People love facial expression in Sport Action shots don't they? Smile

Well captured! Worths it's EC!
8 Jul 2009 10:23PM
29 May 2010 8:48PM
Had to laugh at this one. Mr Brewer knows what's coming big time. Absolutely love this one.

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