A gallery from the football portfolio category in the 2018 British Sports Journalism photography awards, sponsored by Canon. Each photographer has submitted ten images and here we have picked one each.
The winners will be announced on Monday, February 25 at a gala occasion at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza with tickets available HERE.
Thanks to Canon, we will also have an exhibition showcasing all the shortlisted entries on the night.
Belgium’s Largie Ramazani battles for the ball with Spain’s Arnau Puigmal (Carl Recine, Thomson Reuters)
Jordan Pickford, Jesse Lingard and Harry Maguire play with inflatable unicorns in the pool during a recovery session at the ForRestMix Hotel in Repino near St Petersburg, the England football team base camp for the 2018 World Cup in Russia – 19 Jun 2018. (Eddie Keogh for FA)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – DECEMBER 13: Celtic fans are seen ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group B match between Celtic and RB Salzburg at Celtic Park on December 13, 2018 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Ian MacNicol/Getty)ages)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 18: Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain reacts after Kylian Mbappe scores his team’s second goal during the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield on September 18, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Julian Finney/Getty)
Michael Regan, Getty Images
Luka Modric of Croatia (Michael Zemanek, Shutterstock)