Friday Photos: Sports Fans

Kyra Hanson
By Kyra Hanson Last edited 37 months ago
Friday Photos: Sports Fans
Cheering the Women's 20km Race Walk. Photo: Darren Johnson (2012)

With the Rugby World Cup well under way London is busier than usual, with swarms of dedicated fans filling the city's stadiums (and public transport). This week's Friday Photos captures the anticipation, the elation of a game and the lengths some people go to show their support.

Arms in the air can only mean one thing. Barnet save themselves from relegation at Underhill Stadium. Photo: Sowiesoso (2011)
Arms in the air can only mean one thing. Barnet save themselves from relegation at Underhill Stadium. Photo: Sowiesoso (2011)
The anticipation of approaching a venue, Westham fans at Wembley. Photo: Hammer Head (2012)
The anticipation of approaching a venue, West Ham fans at Wembley. Photo: Hammer Head (2012)
French Rugby lads in Old Deer Park, Richmond. Photo: Paul: 2015
French Rugby lads in Old Deer Park, Richmond. Photo: Paul: 2015
Go Team GB. Photo: Sean Hartwell Photography (2012)
Go Team GB! Photo: Sean Hartwell Photography (2012)
Watch it Football Head! A fan of the American sport at the fan rally in Trafalgar Square. Photo: psyxjaw (2013)
Watch it, football head! A fan of the American sport at a fan rally in Trafalgar Square. Photo: psyxjaw (2013)
Frenchies on Boris Bikes. Photo: Eddie and Daisy (2015)
Frenchies on Boris Bikes. Photo: Eddie and Daisy (2015)
A sea of fans at Wembley Stadium for the 2012 London Olympics. Photo: ► Hammer Head ◄ (2012)
A sea of fans at Wembley Stadium for the 2012 Games. Photo: ► Hammer Head ◄ (2012)
Crystal Palace Versus Manchester United, Holmesdale Stand, Selhurst Park, London. Photo: Paul Wright (2014)
Crystal Palace Vs Manchester United, Holmesdale Stand, Selhurst Park, London. Photo: Paul Wright (2014)

Thanks to the following photographers for use of their photos via the Londonist Flickr pool: Paul Wright, Hammer Head and again, Eddie and Daisy, psyxjaw, Sean Hartwell Photography, Paul, Darren Johnson, Sowiesoso

Last Updated 25 September 2015