8 essentials for the sporting weekend

July 9, 2021

This weekend in set to be an exciting one. The England football team has exceeded expectations to reach their major competition final since 1966 and the Wimbledon final is upon us, therefore it only seems right to fully enjoy both occasions to the max. As schools offer a 10am start, and workplaces across the country offer half or even full days off, a bank holiday atmosphere is in the air.

Make the most of the sporting weekend in style with these best buys…

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Outdoor football goal set, £20, Dunelm

Goal post in back garden on artificial grass,

Image: Dunelm

Get warmed up for the football final with this goal set, perfect size for a pre-match kickabout. Plus, it’ll be perfect for recreating some of the amazing penalties taken over the tournament.

British bunting, £2.55, John Lewis

British bunting for the sporting weekend on white background,

Image: John Lewis

Decorate your garden in British flag and transform your garden into a sporting haven ready for al fresco entertaining and all the big matches!

Philips neopic projector, £129, The Factory Shop

Projector on wooden surface with drinks and people in the background,

Image: The Factory Shop

Ensure you don’t miss a minute of sporting action with this projector, ideal for outdoor viewing. Simply stream via your wifi and get going!

Read more: 7 accessories for creating the ultimate outdoor cinema

Emma Britton silver birch collection, from £8,

Wine glasses and food on distressed wooden table in outdoor setting,

Image: Emma Britton

Toast to a great set of tournaments and be ready for any celebrations with this brand new stylish glassware set from Emma Britton.

Football black and white fleece blanket, £10, Dunelm

Football blanket hanging off bed,

Image: Dunelm 

With the Euro 2020 final not kicking off until 8pm, its safe to say the temperature might have dropped a little! Wrap up warm without missing a minute of the action with this on brand blanket. 

Strawberries tray, £32.95,

Strawberry patterned tray with handles on white background,

Image: Annabel James

Serve up your Wimbledon strawberries and cream in style with this beautiful summer tray.

Large hammered stainless steel ice bucket, £40, John Lewis


Stainless steep ice bucket on white background,

Image: John Lewis

Keep your beers and wine on ice throughout the match with this elegant ice bucket. Or even have it ready for celebrations at the end of the evening *fingers crossed*. We’re sure you’ll get great use out of this investment buy regardless of the score!

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