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19 sports gifts for dad this Father's Day: from football to rugby, golf & F1

Make dad's day with these special gifts for sports fans

Sports gifts
Hollie Brotherton
Hollie BrothertonLifestyle & Commerce Senior Writer
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Father's Day is just a few weeks away, and you'd probably struggle to find a dad who doesn't love sport in one of its many forms. Whether he's a football addict, a rugby fan, a Formula 1 follower, an avid golfer, or he just loves running, we've got lots of gift ideas to show how much you appreciate him.

Here are 19 of the best sporty Father's Day gifts you can buy online that we guarantee will make his day on Sunday 18 June.

Best football gifts for dads

Football stadium

From Stamford Bridge to St. James' Park and Anfield to Old Trafford, Prezzybox has a huge range of football stadium tours available to book. It'll make for an unforgettable day out.

Big Match Football book

If you're buying a Father's Day gift for a football fan with younger children, he'll love this beautifully illustrated book. The story is designed to be personalised throughout with names, places and even characters who look like him.

Football top trumps

Everyone loves Top Trumps - they're great to take on family holidays to keep kids (and dads) entertained. This World Football Stars pack features all of their favourite players and includes who's scored the most goals this season and who's got the most caps.

Best rugby gifts for dads

Rugby cuff links

Made from hallmarked sterling silver, Aspinal of London's rugby cuff links each have an intricately designed single rugby ball joined by a chain-link fastening to a plain oval disk. The perfect gift for any rugby enthusiast, you can even add up to four engraved initials. 

Rugby print

This customisable print showcases the most iconic kits worn throughout your dad's favourite rugby team's most memorable seasons. Just enter your chosen team and a personal message, they'll do the rest.

Rugby ball light

A rugby fanatic dad will love this light-up rugby ball. It's available in several different colours and comes with a 12W LED bulb - great for a games room or home office space.

Best running gifts for dads

Apple air pods

Every runner needs a good pair of headphones and the Apple AirPods Pro are a fail-safe secure wireless option with incredible sound quality.

personalised marathon cushion

This is a lovely keepsake gift for dads who have run a marathon. Personalise it with the race he completed and which year, plus an optional gift card.

New Balance trainers

Perfect for both the budding jogger and seasoned marathon runner, treat your dad to the New Balance Fresh Foam trainers, which feature a plush and supportive Fresh Foam X midsole and NDurance rubber outsole. 

personalised metal shoe tags

For a little gift that would mean a lot, these personalised shoe tags can be added to your dad's favourite trainers, so you'll be with him wherever he goes. Made from polished stainless steel, each tag will be engraved with a message of up to 18 characters.

Best golf gifts for dads

Lindt gold balls

If your dad loves chocolate as much as he loves golf, it doesn't get much better than these Lindt balls. Made with rich milk chocolate, they come in a life-size box of three.

golf tees

Personalise these golf tees with an engraved message for a cute keepsake gift. They're packaged in a black velvet bag for your dad to take with him around the golf course.

golf ball glass

For one of those novelty gifts you just know he'll actually use all the time, get him this set of golf ball-embedded whisky glasses. Each one is hand-sculpted and comes complete with a real Titleist golf ball.

Best Formula 1 gifts for dads

Wowcher car

If dad is a fan of fast cars, we guarantee he'd love to be let loose behind the wheel of a Lamborghini Gallardo or an Aston Martin V8 Vantage. This driving experience gives him the option of driving multiple different supercars for three laps. There are 11 courses in the UK to choose from and the voucher can be used for bookings until March 2024.

race track

Dad's favourite Formula 1 race track can now be made into an amazing piece of wall art. Created using high-quality steel and coated in black powder, it comes ready to hang with all of the fixes included.

Ferrari pen

Any Formula 1 fan would love this official Ferrari fountain pen. It's available in black, red or yellow and comes in a fancy premium box.

Best cycling gifts for dads

Raleigh Array Crossbar

If he's always wanted an electric bike, treat your dad to The Array by Raleigh. The entry-level bike has a super quiet motor and a range of 60 miles on a single charge. It's comfortable, reliable and looks great, too.

personalised wooden bicycle allen keys

Any cyclist will love this personalised Allen keys tool kit, which they can take with them on rides. It comes complete with a puncture repair kit and your choice of name engraved onto the handle.

Cyclist map

Encourage your dad to get out on the road with this map for cyclists. It shows a selection of the best UK cycle hill climbs including their length and gradient. When he completes them, he can scratch them off.

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