Christmas Gift Ideas: Gifts For Football Lovers

Christmas is about finding that gift that the recipient will love and appreciate, and today I am focusing on gifts that would be perfect if you have a football lover in your family and friends list.

These gifts move away from the football strip and tickets to the game that can be costly in the extreme. All the gifts featured cost under £30, with some less than £10 making them wonderful ideas to put in the Christmas stocking. In addition, the gifts from Find Me A Gift have a great range of early Black Friday offers attached to them so you can make a further saving.

There are gift ideas from Boolino and Mitre along with football ideas from Amazon.

Happy Shopping!

Find Me a Gift

The silver money box is a really special piece that could be good for a baby’s first Christmas.

Football Money Box – Silver Plated Was £10.99 Now £9.99 Click to visit Find Me A Gift

A pair of novelty socks always make a good stocking filler, this pair are less than a fiver and come in UK sizes 6.5-10, as the site says, they will fit any team member. They also look pretty great too.

Ball Socks – Football Was £4.99 Now £3.99 Click to visit Find Me A Gift

If you know someone who owns a signed shirt, this frame is a great way to display it, and to keep it safe at the same time.

T-Shirt Frame Only £24.99 Click to visit Find Me A Gift

When you’re watching the game from the comfort of your sofa, what could be better than some homemade popcorn. This is a gift that will be sitting in Joe’s stocking this year as it combines two of his fave things, football and popcorn!

Football Popcorn Maker Was £29.99 Now £28.99 Click to visit Find Me A Gift

Slippers are a favourite gift idea for dad or grandad, but these slippers are a cut above – they actually resemble a football boot. Super warm and cushioned, these are just the sort of thing to wear when you’re sitting in front of the sofa watching football.

Men’s Football Slippers Was £14.99 Now £13.99 Click to visit Find Me A Gift

Mitre Star Wars Scriball

If you have a child who loves colouring in, football and Star Wars, then the Mitre Star Wars Scriball is the perfect gift, combining all these things in just one package. The Size 3 ball is a great size for smaller feet, and you can combine colouring the ball on a dark winter’s day, and then playing with it when the weather gets warmer. There are a range of Scriballs that include characters who fight for good, and those on the dark side.

Mitre Star Wars™ Mini Darth Vader Scriball £12 Click to visit Mitre

Goal by Dorling Kindersley

If you have a member of the family who thinks they know all that there is to know about football, then Goal! from Dorling Kindersley is the perfect Christmas afternoon read. It is packed full with everything you need to know about football, from technical tricks and tips, to ‘did you know’ facts and figures, through to information about the best footballers in the world. This is a bright, beautifully presented hardback book that would be a really special choice for any football lover.

Goal!: Football As You’ve Never Seen It Before £10.39 Click to visit Boolino

Amazon

Amazon is always a great one stop shop when it comes to Christmas, and they have a really fabulous selection of football related gifts that suit all ages. I’ve ordered the ‘grandad’ football book as a gift to my dad from my son, and the Lionel Messi range of toys are always popular with footie mad kids. The Football Guess Who was a gift I got for my boy last year and proved to be a big success.


Christmas Gift Idea: The Kensington Necklace From Buckley London

When it comes to finding a gift for a wife or girlfriend, mom or sister, daughter or friend, let me tell you, beautiful jewellery is always a good idea. It shows thought and consideration, and, if you pick a stylish, timeless piece rather than a fashion item, it is something that can be worn and cherished forever.

Buckley London is a stylish brand of award winning fashion and costume jewellery  who re well known as the designers of the Royal British Legion Poppy Collection. Buckley’s ranges are always elegant and come in a wonderful gift box that is instantly recognisable and means that the gift inside requires no further gift wrapping, it is ready to present to your loved one.

The Kensington Necklace is a piece that has a vintage feel. It is a mixture of oval and square cut stones set in  a rhodium plated claw setting with a fine belcher chain. The pendant chain length is16″ but it also comes with a  2″ extender, so you can wear it slightly longer. The necklace is part of the Kensington collection, so you can add a a pair of earrings and a friendship style bracelet if you wanted to make this a much bigger present for someone.

I love this necklace. It has a real classic look, the addition of the square stones makes this almost Art Deco in appearance. The stones really sparkle and shine, this would just look so good against a little black dress or black top for a Christmas party, but because it is a refined, subtle design, it would also be a necklace that could be worn every day, looking just as good as a touch of sparkle with your work suit, or worn with simple jeans and a t-shirt.

It is a necklace that would suit all age groups and tastes – it really is a choice you can’t go wrong with. The Kensington Necklace costs £35 and you can find it here.

Halfords Black Friday Countdown and Competition

In recent years a new day has rivaled Bonfire Night and Thanksgiving as the most popular and famous day in November. I am of course talking about Black Friday, the date when stores and the internet are a treasure trove of bargains and savings on literally everything that come just in time for Christmas. If you are trying to bag a bargain, or have your eye on something specific, then Black Friday, and it’s friend Cyber Monday, are dates to highlight in your diary.

This year’s Black Friday date is 24th November, but motoring giant Halfords are giving you some extra special treats in the run up to Black Friday with their Black Friday countdown deals that have stunning discounts and offers on them. The deals are added to daily, so it is a good idea to bookmark the page if you already have your eye on something on the site. There are currently great savings to be made on bikes, both adults and children’s, tools, and, fittingly for the time of year, toys.

Every little helps at this time of the year, and the savings you can make at the moment are pretty substantial, with some items now better than half price. New items will be released in the run up to Black Friday, and these items can be ordered now, you don”t have to wait until  the 24th, meaning you can have them home and wrapped before the rush on Black Friday, and certainly well in time for December 25th.

Halfords are this year also hosting an incredible competition to tie in with Black Friday. The prizes are pretty amazing:-

 

  • £2,000 worth of goodies, including a seven night holiday with Eurocamp (worth £1,000) and £1,000 worth of Black Friday deals.

 

  • £800 worth of Black Friday goodies.

 

  • £300 worth of Black Friday goodies.

Entry is simple, there is a question to answer and some details to fill in. You can find the entry form here.