Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Just How Ready Are You?

0430 MONEY Students 1...PA library file of students of Liverpool University waiting to receive their degree at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. Consumer rights campaigners warned students Thursday September 18, 2003, to steer clear of credit card companies offering  gimmicks  such as free cameras and book tokens. Expensive credit card debt could  push students over the edge , claimed the National Consumer Council in advice timed to coincide with Freshers  Week. Surveys have suggested that graduates can expect to university with student loan, overdraft and other debts totalling between  10,000 and  15,000. See PA  0430 MONEY Students. PA Photo.

Graduation. A truly exciting time. You’ve just spent the last few years learning, studying, laughing, crying, studying some more and now it is all about to come to an end. You should be excited – you deserve to be. You are about to take your first steps into, what many people consider ‘the real world’ Continue Reading →

The Long Bet Challenge

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So, the new football season is well under way, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re sure you’re all feeling the same way. Apparently, the bookies had their busiest ever weekend last week due to excited football fans from all corners of the world seizing the returned opportunity of putting a weekend accumulator on with eager Continue Reading →

5 Worst Athletes turned Actors

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Who is the absolute worst athlete turned actor? What’s tougher, winning a gold medal or crying on queue? Well that’s up for debate, but there have been plenty of star athletes who have attempted both. Some have succeeded admirably. However, we won’t waste our time discussing them. Instead we will take a look at the Continue Reading →

New Facebook Competition

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We’ve got a new Facebook Competition! Check it out You can click here to goto the post on Facebook and submit your entry!

13 Things from a Year in Football

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Spend It Like Beckham has just turned 1 year old! We made it an entire year without being shut down for shoddy football journalism, so to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of highlights from the last 365 days. It’s not your average football list filled with stats and figures. No, this is a little Continue Reading →

How to Start a Streetwear Brand

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Wanting to start a streetwear brand? Well, it has never been easier. Easy access to design software, quick turnaround times at printers, relatively low overheads and the ability to sell easily online have all contributed to a boom in new fashion brands popping up all over the country. However, this also means that it has become Continue Reading →

Tactical Super Frugal Food Solutions

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Living frugal – enjoyment is allowed! Frugal living doesn’t necessarily mean Spartan living. There is a subtle difference here. The latter refers to a style of living where comfort and luxury are out of the equation. With frugal living, they remain in  the equation – but only for special occasions, and never involving a situation Continue Reading →

Cheating In Sports: The Best Of Series

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Cheating in Sports. The new norm? I was watching a recent football  match, and at a point in the game, one of the players made an absolutely blatant dive in the penalty area to which I found myself thinking “Shocking. So much cheating in the game these days.” Then I remembered that this player’s team was Continue Reading →