Father’s Day is in just a few days, 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 addict, 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 26 of the best sporty Father’s Day gifts you can buy online that we guarantee will make his day on Sunday 19 June.
Best football gifts for dads
Personalised Football Newspaper Book, from £39.99, Amazon
Select dad’s football team and The Signature Gift Company will create a personalised newspaper book revisiting all of the most memorable moments in the club’s history. Available as a hardback in premium leather, it’s a present he can keep forever.
Football Stadium Tours, from £23, PrezzyBox
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.
‘The Big Match’ Personalised Football Book, from £22.95, NotOnTheHighStreet
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.
World Football Stars Top Trumps, £14.99, Amazon
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
Personalised wooden rugby ball bottle opener, from £20, NotOnTheHighStreet
What goes better with watching the game than a cold beer? This ruby ball bottle opener can be customised with your dad’s name for a cute custom gift.
Remedinature Rugby Players’ Muscle Rub, £12.97, Amazon
If dad still plays rugby, you can’t go wrong with this natural massage balm. It comes in a vintage-style tub and is formulated to soothe, comfort and prevent muscle aches and pains.
Gilbert Rugby Ball Light, £59.95, Amazon
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 home office space.
‘Do Not Disturb I’m Watching Rugby’ Socks, £7.99, Amazon
These socks are perfect for a rugby-loving dad who never gets a second of peace to watch the game.
Best running gifts for dads
Apple AirPods Pro with MagSafe charging case, were £239 now £189, Amazon
Every runner needs a good pair of headphones and the Apple AirPods Pro are not only the more secure wireless option with the best sound quality, they’re currently on sale with 25% off.
Personalised Marathon Cushion, £27.95, NotOnTheHighStreet
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.
Run Spin Ultra Textile Trainers, £160, Lacoste
Perfect for both the budding jogger and seasoned marathon runner, the Run Spin Ultra trainers are made of a woven TPU mesh upper, which offers the optimal breathability sought after by runners.
Nie Dri-FIT Heritage Men’s Shorts, £44.95, Nike
Summer is just around the corner, so he’ll soon be swapping his tracksuit for shorts. You can’t go wrong with this vintage-style pair from Nike, which includes moisture wicking to help keep skin dry and pockets to hold keys and other essentials when he’s out running.
Personalised Metal Shoe Tags, £11, NotOnTheHighStreet
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 Milk Chocolate Golf Balls, £4.50, Amazon
If your dad loves chocolate as much as he loves golf, it doesn’t get much better than these delicious Lindt balls. Made with rich milk chocolate, they come in a life-size box of three.
Engraved Golf Tees, £13.99, Etsy
Personalise these golf tees with an engraved message for a cute keepsake gift. They’re packaged in a black velvet bag for dad to take with him around the golf course.
Whisky Glass With Real Golf Ball, from £18.99, Etsy
For one of those novelty gifts you just know he’ll actually use all the time, get dad this set of golf ball-embedded whisky glasses. Each one is hand-sculpted and comes complete with a real Titleist golf ball.
Personalised men’s golf glove, from £23, Etsy
Any golfer would love this customisable glove, which can be personalised with his initials for a special touch.
Best Formula 1 gifts for dads
Sungod X McLaren Renegades, £110, SunGod
Perfect for the F1 fan in your life, SunGod has teamed up with McLaren F1 Team for this fantastic new range of sporty shades. Match with the team – who will be modelling these sunnies for the 2021 seasons – while selecting from a variety of shapes and colours to suit their style. The glasses are meant for people who love a bit of action, so they’re ultra-flexible and extra durable.
Supercar Driving Experience, from £14, Wowcher
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 January 2022.
Race Track Metal Wall Art, from £46, Etsy
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 Classic Century Medium Nib Fountain Pen, from £28.99, Amazon
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
Array Bike, £1,699, Raleigh
If he’s always wanted an electric bike, treat 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 Tool Kit, £21, NotOnTheHighStreet
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.
Cycle Climbs Collect and Scratch Off Travel Map, £12.99, Amazon
Encourage 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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