Month: March 2019

Slot machines, Spurs lingerie and other strange products for football fans

There’s no denying it: we’re a nation of football lovers. We like playing football, watching football and spending money on lots of weird and wonderful football-related stuff. If something features the crest of a Premiership club, the face of a famous player or even just the picture of a football, you can pretty much guarantee you’ll find people offering up their hard-earned cash to buy it. But what are the strangest football products out there?

Well, we can’t talk about strange football products without mentioning Subbuteo. A test of dexterity, this figure-flicking table game boasts plastic players stuck to giant weights and a ball big enough to crush them. Though you may have thought the days of Subbuteo ended with the rise of video game consoles, it’s making a surprise comeback. Indeed, new sets of this strange table game are being snapped up by nostalgic football fans as we speak.…