#1. Tapedesign Grip Socks – £20
Step up your sock game this Christmas with the TapeDesign grip socks – far from the typical gift from your nan!
Engineered to defy slips under pressure, these socks boast specialised rubber knobs that make multi-directional movement on the pitch a breeze.
Crafted from a unique blend of Cotton, Nylon, Spandex, and Polyester, they offer exceptional comfort and flexibility by adapting to the player’s foot ergonomically.
#2. Football Shirts
This one’s for the fans!
Let’s face it, what’s a football fan without a shirt to accompany their team spirit? It’d be like Santa without his sleigh – practically unheard of (unless you’ve watched The Christmas Chronicles of course).
Anyway, back to business!
#3. Football Boots
Celebrate the spirit of giving this Christmas! With various boot models and subtle differences in each tier, the best doesn’t always come with the highest price tag.
That’s why we bring you the iconic Nike Mercurial at four different price points, making it easy for every budget to find the perfect fit!
Nike Mercurial Vapor Elite – £185
Coming in at £185, down from an original RRP of £234.99, the Mercurial Vapor Elite stands as Nike’s flagship model, and for good reason too!
Donning a Vaporposite + upper alongside a speed cage, Nike promotes the perfect blend between being lightweight, and agile, providing players with a secure, tailored fit that can’t be beat!
Pair this with a 3/4 length Air Zoom Pocket (a feature taken from Nike’s running heritage), and you’re on your way to gifting unbeaten comfort and cushioning in every step.
- Vaporposite+ upper with speed cage for lightweight agility.
- 3/4 length Air Zoom pocket for cushioning and comfort.
- Hyper-aggressive triangular studs for superior traction.
- Price: £185 (Was £234.99) at Lovellsoccer.co.uk.
- 360 degree traction. Cushioning for a fast boot is exceptional.
Nike Mercurial Vapor Pro – £140
For a more budget friendly option that doesn’t scrimp on performance, the Mercurial Vapor Pro is a formidible choice.
Replacing the flagship’s Vaporposite+ material, with a Nikeskin upper, Nike harnesses the lightweight form factor associated with the iconic Vapor, while also retaining its sleek aerodynamic profile.
With the Air Zoom pocket also removed, the Vapor Pro compensates by maintaining excellent traction through the use of its 360 degree tri-star studs.
Blending the perfect balance between affordability and raw speed, you’ll be hard pressed to find a boot that’s as high performing as the Vapor Pro.
- Nikeskin upper for lightweight feel.
- 360-degree studs for effortless traction.
- Price: £140 at Lovellsoccer.co.uk.
Unlock the game-changing potential of the budget-friendly Mercurial Vapor Academy!
Carrying on the legacy of Nike’s iconic Nikeskin upper from the Pro model, the Academy takes it up a notch with its dynamic multi-ground soleplate. Ready to dominate on Firm Ground or Artificial Grass, it’s a powerhouse for versatile play!
What makes them truly unique is the absence of high-tech frills, more than compensated by the boot’s remarkable versatility. It stands as a testament to simplicity, letting their skills shine without unnecessary distractions
- Nikeskin upper for budget-friendly agility.
- Multi-ground soleplate for versatility.
- Price: £60 (Was £77.99) at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
For those seeking straightforward, no-nonsense performance, the Nike Mercurial Vapor 15 Club is the go-to at £55.
While it may lack the flashy features of its counterparts, it preserves the lightweight essence of the Vapor family.
Ideal for newcomers or players who prefer simplicity, these boots offer a blend of straightforwardness and functionality. Priced at £55, they allow you to focus on your game without distractions.
- Lightweight design for beginners.
- Affordable entry-level option.
- Price: £55 at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
Let’s pick up the pace, things are about to get fast… like Crazy fast (sorry!).
adidas X Crazyfast + – £200
Unwrap the X Crazyfast, a game-changing boot that seamlessly blends captivating design with refined functionality, inspired by the iconic Solar Gold adidas F50 Adizero Messi boot of 2014.
Crafted for speed, the X Crazyast + eclipses its predecessor, the adidas Speedportal, delivering optimal on-pitch performance and unbeatable stability when it matters most.
Boasting cutting-edge features like the Carbon Fibre Speedframe, Agility Speed Cage, PrimeKnit collar, and High-Speed Stability System, the X Crazyfast + sets a new standard for performance boots. This Christmas, it stands as the ultimate choice for players seeking a competitive edge.
As seen on football legends Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, and Ángel Di María, the X Speedportal is the perfect gift for experienced players or those aspiring to outshine their rivals.
- Carbon Fibre Speedframe for enhanced speed and agility.
- Agility Speed Cage for exceptional control and responsiveness.
- PrimeKnit collar ensuring a snug, comfortable fit.
- High-Speed Stability System providing unwavering stability during dynamic movements.
- Price: £200 (Was
£249.99) at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
adidas X Crazyfast .2 – £105
Introducing the Crazyfast .2 – a budget-friendly alternative that maintains the exceptional qualities of the .1 flagship model.
Departing from the ‘Speed Cage,’ the .2 features a lightweight ‘Aerocage’ and a semi-translucent aeropacity Speedskin upper, ensuring crucial support without added weight while enhancing comfort and breathability.
Keeping the premium Primeknit collar from the flagship model, players stay securely locked in during intense on-pitch moments.
Notably, the .2 stands out from the + model by excluding the carbon fibre speedframe outsole, but retains crucial tech features like Aerocage and Aeropacity Speedskin, offering a second-skin feel and a lightweight design.
- Primeknit Collar of flagship .1 model carries over to the .2.
- Aerocage provides exceptional control and responsiveness in a lightweight form-factor.
- Aeropacity Speedskin upper ensures breathability and comfort.
- Price: £105 (Was
£129.99) at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
The Crazyfast .3, while mesh-based like its premium counterparts, becomes thicker and less aerodynamic as you move down the tiers. However, this isn’t necessarily a drawback!
Similar to the .2, the .3 boasts the same high-speed outsole and features a unique stud design with additional tips for enhanced pitch traction. The signature ‘Primeknit’ collar is replaced with a classic knit collar for easy entry.
Despite less tech and added weight from the thicker material, adidas ensures comfort, durability, and security—making it an ideal budget-friendly gift this Christmas!
- Mesh-based construction for added breathability.
- Shared high-speed outsole with the .2 model
- Unique stud design with additional tips for improved pitch traction.
- Easy entry knitted collar.
- Price: £65 (Was
£79.99) at Lovellsoccer.co.uk.
adidas X Crazyfast .4 – £40
For a no-nonsense boot that offers a reflection of raw performance, the Crazyfast .4 is the boot of choice.
Sporting a lack of fancy tech and nifty neologisms that leave you scratching your head, the .4 boasts a comfortable fit that is durable, and has been coated with a textile upper to deliver a quality feel for the ball, bringing players closer to the heart of the action!
- Textile upper provides a quality feel for the ball.
- Affordable entry level model.
- Priced at just £40 (Was
£49.99) at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
Step into the ‘Future’ of football boot innovation with the iconic Puma Future range and give the gift of christmas!
Puma Future Ultimate – £200
Experience the vibrant energy of the Future Ultimate 2023 ‘Voltage’ from Puma’s Voltage Pack—a perfect Christmas present! More than just visually striking, it’s electrifying!
Equipped with Fuzionfit360 technology for an intimate player-ball connection, this boot ensures top-notch performance. The stylish ‘Sedate Gray/Asphalt/Yellow Blaze’ ‘Voltage’ colourway illuminates every aspect of your game.
Designed for narrow feet, the FUZIONFIT360 upper combines dual mesh, stretchy knit, and empowering PWRTAPE for a personalized fit, while the Dynamic Motion System outsole serves as the game’s power grid, ensuring heel stability and forefoot agility.
Illuminate the pitch with the Future Ultimate 2023 ‘Voltage’—a fusion of power and precision.
Inspired by Neymar Jr., this boot features a FUZIONFIT360 upper with PWRTAPE support for a fully adaptive fit.
Defenders used to stop you, but that’s in the past. Playmakers, the ball is in the Future!
- FUZIONFIT360 Technology provides unmatched connection between the player and ball.
- Dynamic Motion System Outsole ensures stability at the heel, and agility at the forefoot.
- PWRTAPE keeps the players foot locked down, while creating a snug, comfortable fit.
- Price: £200 at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
Puma Future Match – £80
Step onto the field in style with the Puma Future Match .3 – the perfect Christmas gift for the football enthusiast in your life!
Drawing inspiration from Puma’s top-tier model, these kicks boast the cutting-edge FUZIONFIT360 upper from the acclaimed Puma Future Ultimate .1.
What sets them apart? It’s the accentuated 3D textures strategically placed at key contact zones, giving them exceptional striking capabilities.
But that’s not all – the boot comes equipped with a feather-light Dynamic Motion System tech in the outsole, ensuring they’re geared up for those explosive moments on the pitch.
While it may not have the iconic PWRTAPE, the Match .3 doesn’t compromise on keeping you securely locked in for a game-changing experience.
Wrap up excitement this Christmas with a gift that fuses performance and style seamlessly – the Puma Future Match .3.
- Carries over the Dynamic Motion System outsole from the Future Ultimate for enhanced stability.
- FUZIONFIT360 features for a tailored & personalised fit.
- Price: £80 at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
Puma Future Play – £50
For a budget-friendly boot that does the job, the Puma Future Play .4 is the MVP.
Crafted with a soft upper, enhanced with strategic cushioning, these boots prioritize optimum comfort, ensuring you glide past your opposition effortlessly.
Beneath, the lightweight Dynamic Motion System outsole, adorned with molded studs, guarantees a feather-light feel, enabling swift and agile movements that leave defenders in your wake.
Complementing the performance-driven design is the classic lacing system, providing a secure and timeless fit.
With the Play version, players can step onto the pitch with confidence, knowing they;re equipped with a perfect blend of comfort, speed, and classic style.
- Dynamic Motion System is carried over for enhanced stability.
- Molded studs ensures agile/quick multi-directional movement.
- Price: £50 at Lovellsoccer.co.uk
#4. Training Wear
As winter nights set in, forget hot chocolates and movie marathons—some are gearing up for a game!
So, gear up to gift warmth with this season’s hottest training wear featuring industry-leading tech by Nike.
Wrap up warmth and style this Christmas with the perfect gift – the Therma-FIT Academy Drill Top from Nike.
Engineered with Nike Therma-FIT technology, this top becomes a winter training essential by efficiently managing their body’s heat, keeping them warm in cold conditions.
The relaxed fit ensures comfort, while the 1/2-length zip adds convenience for quick changes.
Give the gift of warmth and functionality to the training enthusiast in your life, making this Christmas one filled with comfort and style on the field.
Nike Strike Drill Top – £39
For a training top that seamlessly combines style and functionality, ensuring players stay cool during intense moments and experience a comfortable fit for demanding drills, the Nike Strike Drill Top is the perfect choice.
With its quarter-length zip, long sleeves, and distinctive panelled stripe print, it’s a standout choice for football enthusiasts.
Enhance their game this holiday season with a gift that blends style and performance effortlessly.
Ensure they’re ready for chilly nights under the lights with the perfect gift – Nike Strike training bottoms.
When their regular shorts won’t suffice, these bottoms, crafted from a flexible blend of polyester and elastane, keep the focus on scoring that winning goal.
Enhanced with Nike’s Dri-Fit technology, they efficiently wick away sweat, and the zip-up hems and pockets secure all training essentials.
With various colour options, finding the ideal match for their training top is a festive breeze. Give the gift of winter training mastery with these essential bottoms!
This Christmas, gift the ultimate training essential with the Nike Winter Warrior Dri-FIT Snood.
Since its debut in 2005, the Snood has become a staple for year-round training, especially in winter, and this one takes it to the next level. Crafted for warmth and comfort, it acts as a second skin, mimicking the coziness of a scarf.
The inclusion of Nike’s Dri-FIT technology ensures they stay dry during even the most demanding winter workouts.
Make winter training a breeze with the ideal Christmas gift – the Nike Winter Warrior Dri-FIT Snood.
Nike Therma Fit Gloves – £22
Yet another fantastic choice for the aspiring player who’s ready to take on the cold – Therma Fit Gloves by Nike!
These gloves offer water resistance and feature textured palms along with ThermaFit technologies, creating the perfect combination for pinpoint accuracy on throw-ins.
With greater reach, smoother restarts, and excellent grip, these gloves are a game-changer for those braving the cold!
#5. On Pitch Essentials
Unlock the perfect Christmas present with the Adidas Euro 2024 Football!
Inspired by the 2022 Al Rihla World Cup ball, it boasts a unique deboss structure for exceptional accuracy and control, making it the go-to choice for both training and matches.
The vibrant design, representing the 24 participating nations of Euro 2024, adds a festive touch to the game.
With FIFA Quality certification, trust this ball for best-in-class performance on grass surfaces. Whether they’re a seasoned pro or a newbie enthusiast, gift them their perfect partner in crime as they strive for excellence on the field.
For a Christmas gift that’s as sleek as it is protective, look no further than the G-Form Pro-S Vento Shin Guards.
Dressed in a bold black, these SmartFlex pads boast a sculpted fit, offering not just lightweight defense, but a futuristic edge on impact.
The integrated sleeve wraps your calves in premium compression, thanks to its unique woven, elastic embrace, while cutting-edge moisture-wicking technology ensures a cool and comfy experience.
Easy to slip on and off with an elongated front, these shin guards showcase a pattern of G-Form branding for that extra touch of style.
Give the gift of cutting-edge protection – and yes, they’re machine washable, making them as practical as they are innovative!
#6. Off Pitch Essentials
Got a goalkeeper friend who blames their gear for missing that crucial save?
Don’t worry, we know the feeling! The solution? Glove Glu!
Leave them no excuses with this game-changing goalkeeping accessory, that works as hard as they do to not let their rivals slip one between the posts!
Engineered to enhance the grip and performance of any goalkeeping glove, Glove Glu works to revive old gloves, while improving new!
Equally as effective in wet or dry conditions, help them get a grip on the game this Christmas!
Winner of the prestigious Horner’s Bottlemarkers’ prize, the Boot Buddy stands out with its exceptional design and boasts a stellar reputation, earning over 3500 five-star reviews from satisfied users online.
This innovative product features a versatile 3-in-1 design, perfectly tailored to meet all your boot care needs, whether you’re on or off the pitch.
Equipped with a generous 300ml water capacity, a mud scraper, and a one-of-a-kind bristle design, the Boot Buddy goes beyond typical boot care.
This ingenious tool enables you to conveniently store and pour water while effortlessly applying the bristles to your boots, transforming even the most stubborn grime into an easy task.
Consider keeping a Boot Buddy within reach – because when you take care of your boots, they’ll take care of you!
It’s all well and good looking the part on the pitch, but what about off?
The latest Air Max trainers from Nike are a popular choice for players who want the perfect blend between comfort and style.
These trendy kicks not only offer exceptional comfort but also feature a stylish upper adorned with radiating lines.
The breathable mesh and fabric construction are complemented by a durable rubber outsole, Nike Swoosh branding, and reflective detailing, making them a standout choice for players who want off-pitch finesse.
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