Author Archives: Chris

How Much Does The Superbowl Cost?

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From the half-time show to the prize money, what kind of finances are involved in the game? Superbowl LI (or Superbowl 50 for the non-Romans) is upon us, and everyone is excited. I mean, it’s no Champions League Final, but it’s still a pretty big deal. Come ahead, Americans! But, my main interest in the Continue Reading →

6 Nations Bonus Points – What differences would it have made?

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What if the new 6 Nations points and bonus points system had always existed? What difference would it have made over the years? It’s a question that many of us have been asking due to a few close run tournaments since it became the 6 Nations in 2000. Thankfully, it’s all numerical, and we can Continue Reading →

The 10 Most Expensive January Transfers

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The most expensive January Transfer Window transfers ever Any football fan worth his salt will be able to tell you the most expensive transfers – it’s general knowledge in the football world. However, when it comes to signings made only in the January transfer window, the top 10 looks a little different. The biggest transfers Continue Reading →

Home Insurance – The Inside Scoop

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Today I’m happy to show off a thing that I’ve been working on these last few weeks. Having done some reading into home ownership and insurance for an article, I got to thinking about the relationship that people have with protecting their properties and how it might vary across age groups, location and ownership situation. Continue Reading →

Where to find the best football stadiums in the UK

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I’ve been to many football stadiums in my time. All over Britain. All over Europe! And this is great, as, not only is it fulfilling an important pastime of mine, it’s also allowed me to travel and experience some of the greatest buildings on the planet. Well, in my opinion anyway. So, let’s have a Continue Reading →

Why The Old Firm Fans Are The Worst Fans In The World

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It’s July 1690. A battle between a Dutch monarch and an English King takes place on the East coast of Ireland. Over 326 years later, and I can’t get my pizza delivered as a result. Saturday the 10th of September 2016 was a busy night in Glasgow, with it marking the first league meeting between Continue Reading →

What Is The Most Expensive Team Of All Time?

Paul Pogba’s world record breaking move back to Manchester United was just one broken record of the latest transfer window. We also saw the fees paid for a striker and defender being broken by Gonzalo Higuain and John Stones respectively. This started a trend where sports media sites were churning out these ‘most expensive teams Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Football Quiz

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Think you know football? Prove it. Have a go at Spend It Like Beckham’s Ultimate Football Quiz and see how you do.   Loading The Ultimate Football Quiz

Leicester City – The Movie!!

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The world loves an underdog story. Especially in film. Whether it’s the Cool Runnings, Rocky, Eddie The Eagle, or Bad News Bears, we love to see the little guy (or guys) come up against the major players and win. Or sometimes lose. As we all know, Leicester City has been having their very own Cinderella Continue Reading →

How much does it cost to be an international tennis star?

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With the first day of Spring less than a week away, many of us are anticipating the upcoming tennis season. From the stands, the life of a tennis superstar seems like an enviable one. Jetting off to almost every continent to play your favourite game, with every tournament scheduled for a country more glamorous than Continue Reading →

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