The 20 worst football Christmas gifts: Chelsea dog bowl, Spurs jelly meerkat sweets and the Newcastle 'Whey Aye Man'

A look at some of the more bizarre stocking fillers

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Finding the perfect Christmas gift is never easy, but finding something related to your loved one's favourite football team is a decent place to start.

But beyond the usual offerings of items like scarves, shirts and stationary emblazoned with the colours and crest of clubs are some rather bizarre offerings.

For those seeking a present for a Chelsea fan, perhaps a dog bowl with the club badge embossed on it. Alternatively, how about some car hub gloves?

West Ham fans might might wake up on Christmas morning with a bit of a fright if they find a club themed thong in their stocking.

And what Crystal Palace doesn't want a tube of laces?

Here, we take a look at the 20 worst football Christmas gifts you can buy this winter. All of these items can be found on the clubs' official websites (unless stated), even the Whey Aye Man sold by Newcastle United.


What's the daftest football gift you've received for Christmas? Let us know in the comments below.