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Football fan gift ideas: 12 pieces of gear you won’t want to do without this Christmas

Running leggings

Look good (or at least try to) on the move

1. Adidas Sequencials climacool running tights, £32

Climacool ventilation technology will keep you cool and dry as you train, while the smooth material means there’ll be no chaffing.

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2. Under Armour NoBreaks running leggings, £32

Stretch-fit fabric means these leggings are comfortable enough to wear all day. They even have pockets to store your phone and keys.

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3. New Balance Accelerate tights, £30

Ankle zip openings provide an adjustable fit and the reflective logo will make you more visible if you’re running in the dark.

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Training jackets

Wrap up for winter with these snazzy garments

4. Adidas Tiro 15 stadium jacket, £45

Waterproof? Check. Understated? Check. Value? Check. It’s time to raid that piggy bank.

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5. Under Armour SportStyle anorak, £60

This lightweight bit of kit has a fuller fit for more comfort, and repels water without sacrificing breathability.

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6. New Balance Performance Merino Hybrid Jacket,  £125

Being warm yet breathable means you won’t overheat on the move, and the silver will make you light up like a Christmas tree. Honestly.

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Next: Hats! Headphones!


Cover up that bald patch you've been trying to hide for ages

7. Nike running kit hat, £20

Dri-fit fabric will keep you dry and comfortable and the reflective logo will mean you’re visible on those winter runs.

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8. Adidas climaheat beanie, £22

Climaheat insulation uses hollow-core fibres to trap more heat and help your head dry faster.

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9. Under Armour Infrared Elements Storm, £16

Brushed fleece material provides unrivalled comfort, and a water-repellent coating keeps out moisture.

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Get match fit with a little help from some running-friendly tech

10. Ath-Sport3 Sonic-Sport, £46

These waterproof headphones fasten round your ears so they’ll stay in place whether you’re jogging or doing the 100 metres.

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11. JayBird X3, £140

They’re not cheap, but these wireless earbuds are compatible with iPhone, iPod, Android, Samsung and any Bluetooth devices.

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12. SMS Audio BioSport, £42

Track your heart rate without a chest strap or wrist-based monitor and listen to your favourite tunes at the same time.

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