Arnold Town's Number 1 Fan

I often see this gentleman around Arnold, sat outside New Look, sat outside the market, watching Arnold Town football club (semi professional non league football)

I don't know his name but I often strike up an "hello how are you / who are Arnold playing next" when I see him.

He was sat outside Halfords on Wednesday evening when I was walking Ruby.

I had my little chat with him and then asked can I take your photo. I don't normally shoot portraits with a 28mm lens, but decided to give it a go. 28mm looks OK to me :)

He's come out very well indeed - it's not the lens Phil, it's the photographer! (In my case it's the lens ...)
posted September 21st, 2018  
Nice detailed face - he looks happy to have his photo taken - fame at last !!
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Love his cool attitude !
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Life is good with this guy!
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Beautiful portrait shot of this handsome guy. He looks very keen on his favourite side. Hope they do well in their league.
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Great shot Phil. He has a wonderful character rich face and the pose adds to it.
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Nicely done, great .
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Love it, him, Phil...fav.
posted September 22nd, 2018  
That is a super shot, full of character and life.
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Great portrait!
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Fantastic shot Phil. He looks quite spchuffed to be having his photo taken....he didn't offer his name then.....you're slipping! 🤣😄
posted September 22nd, 2018  
@happypat Thanks for your visit Pat :) Dennis , Pat ;) .I asked someone who knows him. He's not part of my strangers series so I didn't really ask for a "back story" :)

@kwind thank you :)

@casablanca thank you Casa' :)

@ivan cheers Ivan :)

@sailingmusic thank you for your kind words Myrna

@ellida thank you graham, glad you like this shot

@sangwann thanks Dione, Arnold Town are not doing very well this season !

@maggiemae I think you are right MAggie

@cocobella thanks Corrine :)

@fbailey thanks for the very kind words Felicity :) :)
posted September 22nd, 2018  
Excellent work Phil. that encourages me to post my stranger #27, who's missing from the list, because he's kind of "simple minded" if you know what I mean. But I have TINY BACK SORY AND HIS name. So I will! Fav
posted September 23rd, 2018  
Lee
He looks a little like Bill Bailey. Good shot Phil.
posted September 23rd, 2018  
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