For the first time at sportsdirect.com we offered shirts with Manchester United legend names, alongside the current roster. We compared the shirt sales of Beckham, Scholes, Giggs, Best and Cantona, but who was the most popular? Take a look at our top five list to find out!
With so may different football boots available, it can be overwhelming when you need to choose one pair. Don't worry though as we have used Premier League statistics from last season, to find the best boots, and make it easier for you to pick the ideal pair.
How many times have you come across that Manchester United fan who has never set foot in Lancashire? Or the City supporter who is based over two hundred miles away, and has only started following his ‘beloved’ since the post-Sheikh days? Here, we put a club’s supporter base to the test, as we take a look at where in the world SportsDirect.com sell eight of the most popular Premier League shirts. [More]
They are often the first man in the squad to be blamed and most of us remember the howlers as opposed to the great saves. Some would say that goalkeepers receive a raw deal over the course of the season and to highlight how each one from the Premier League truly performed, we’ve put together the following league table based on the 2013/14 season. [More]
With the 2014/15 campaign now just around the corner, all of the top kits have been released as the countdown to the big kick-off continues. To highlight the huge scale of the football shirt manufacturing industry, the following graphic shows just how each Premier League side fares financially against one another, as well as the deals that top European and international teams have carved. [More]
Football pundits often like to talk about the home advantage, and how a team playing at their own ground immediately holds the upper hand. Some take the philosophy a little further and look at the success of a team in their home or away kit – and this is where the next post on our blog comes into play. After analysing all 380 games of the 2013/14 Premier League season, we see just how much of a role away kits really do have. [More]
It was described as one of the most exciting World Cup tournaments in years and in total, it brought no fewer than 171 goals. Players were seen in some of the latest and most futuristic boots on the market and to see just which brands and models performed the best, we’ll take an in-depth look at the tournament through this next blog post. [More]
The World Cup has sadly left us behind, but if the beautiful game is still at the forefront of your mind, our graduate intern Tom has some great suggestions on how to cope over the next four weeks! [More]