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Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts


Confused about what to get that sports fan in your life for Christmas? talkSPORT.com has you covered – and it won’t cost you a fortune (unless you want to be like Rocky, beware).

Here are some gift ideas from the best reads, cool and original.

Santa is preparing for his annual work day, but you can help him

BOOKS

The talkSPORT quiz book

Want to become a quiz master? Well, you’re not until you can answer all of the questions here correctly and then yell “done, mate.”

talkSPORT will leave you with this one: which player was England’s substitute and then played against them in a World Cup?

Buy the book here.

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts
talkSPORT has released its very first quiz book, which is now available

Can we not hit him? – A celebration of 90s football

One for lovers of nostalgia. Named in honor of the late Graham Taylor, who barked instruction at his English players as heard in the 1994 documentary An impossible job, it captures 90s football in all its glory.

Gary Lineker poops in his shorts – I get it. Jack Charlton falling asleep in front of the Pope – yes. What about WWE Superstar Shawn Michaels declaring his love for the Blackburn Rovers? Oh yeah, it’s here too.

Buy it here.

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts
conkereditions.co.uk

101 Manchester City match shirts

As you might expect, there are a few blasts from the past here. Author Mark McCarthy has the best collection of Man City shirts you can find.

Exploring the history – and the players – behind each jersey is Colin Bell’s jersey from the 1967/68 title season, the play-off top worn by Shaun Goater in the 1999 play-offs as well as more recent offerings from Phil Foden and John Stones.

A fascinating dive into a man’s passion. Buy it here.

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts
conkereditions.co.uk

The top five of Almost All

Based on the popular “Top 5 @ 5” feature from talkSPORT’s flagship Drive show, hosted by Adrian Durham and Darren Gough, this is the definitive top five of, well, everything… almost.

Also, as if that weren’t enough, it also highlights:

  • Which World Cup legend refused to talk to Adrian Durham
  • What Olympic gold medalist became a stripper
  • Noel Gallagher’s Favorite Oasis Songs
  • What Darren Gough was doing on an island with Neville Southall
  • Why Andy Goldstein Was At Ossie Ardiles Wedding

Buy it here.

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts

ECCENTRIC

BE ROCKY

Sylvester Stallone has a store selling everything Rocky Balboa-related, including the Stars and Stripes he wore to fight Ivan Drago on Christmas Day in Rocky IV.

You can also buy his championship belt to hang around the house if you like, wear his fedora, or even walk around in the Thunderlips AKA Hulk Hogan cape.

After all, what’s more Christmas than Rocky?

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts
Want to be a fictional champion?
slystalloneshop.com

BE LIKE ROB – AND HIS FRIEND DEADPOOL

A touch of Hollywood has taken over at Wrexham with the club’s new owners, actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds, taking over earlier this year.

As a result, the club shop has a lot of nods to their owners.

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts

FRESH THINGS NOT NECESSARY

Well talkSPORT says useless, but coolers for your drink – no hassle, right?

And how can I make eating Frosties in the morning even more satisfying, nobody asked.

Well, now you can have more fun dipping your flakes in a basketball net for no reason thanks to the folks at uncommongoods.com. Probably works best with Cheerios, the spirit.

However, for the more urgent matters – like keeping your drink cool on the golf course – they also have a few whiskey coolers.

Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts
uncommongoods.com
Christmas gifts for sports fans, Ryan Reynolds gin football books in Wrexham and other quirky gifts
uncommongoods.com
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