Southampton FC's ban on photographers: the story so far… - Press Gazette

Southampton FC's ban on photographers: the story so far…

Southampton Football Club took the decision last week to bar photographers from its St Mary’s Stadium and instead sell images – taken by its own in-house team – to the media.

The club’s decision – and a subsequent statement saying it was sticking to its guns – has drawn widespread condemnation across the news industry.

The ramifications could potentially be damaging for press photographers and news outlets alike should other clubs follow suit.

Here’s the Press Gazette coverage so far on the developing story…

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