Greaves Sports Blog

01/10/2018

What is the UEFA Nations League?

  It’s the question that has been on the lips of many. Even the most ardent of football fans have taken to the quietest corner of their local and whispered, “So, what is the UEFA Nations League?” Even the professionals are confused, with England’s World Cup hero Harry Maguire recently admitting he was confused by the format of the tournament. Mercifully, our team here at Greaves Sports are on hand to answer all of your questions and unravel the mystery of the UEFA Nations League.   Why has the UEFA... Read More

Cricket 03/09/2018

5 Amazing Cricket Records

  The game of cricket is loved globally; second only in popularity to football. It’s played by millions of people from different countries and varying climates across the world, but it first originated in 16th century England. All manner of nobilities and classes played the sport, from humble farmers to rich landowners, cricket was and still is loved by the many. In the sport’s infancy, cricket balls were believed to be improvised from matted sheep’s wool or even small lumps of wood, while sticks and farm tools were put to... Read More

14/08/2018

Which Football Boots do Your Favourite Players Wear?

  With the new season fast approaching and transfer activity truly hotting up, many of the marketing machines behind football are starting to whirr. Player sponsorships are big business, and they don’t come much bigger than football boots. From signature boots to football players endorsing the latest offerings from big name brands such as Adidas, Nike, and Puma; many players deploy their star power and talented feet to increase a cleats popularity. Our team at Greaves Sports have cast our eyes to the turf and researched which football boots your... Read More

05/07/2018

Wimbledon: Previous 5 Winners and the Brands Behind Them

  It takes a lot to become a Wimbledon champion. The journey doesn’t just start in the summer; it begins when you’re first old enough to hold a racket, with the countless hours of practice and perspiration on the court, perfecting your serve until the floodlights turn off. The path to glory in Wimbledon isn’t just about personal sacrifice, self improvement and dogged determination; it’s also about preparation, perfecting parts of your game and honing your style with equipment that compliments how you play. Our team at Greaves Sports have... Read More

13/06/2018

Top Picks for Father’s Day

With Father’s Day only days away, you might be running a little on the ‘last minute’ side of prepared. We’ve got you covered. Here’s our top picks for Father’s Day 2018 gifts! 1. The Suave Dad So, your dad’s still got it with his clothes – he’s a dapper chap. Why not keep him looking fresh in the Fairfax & Favor loafers? Complete his look with the latest R.M Williams belt and the Schoffel quarter zip jumper? – 2. The Golfer Dad Your old man is a top golfer –... Read More

31/05/2018

Zinedine Zidane Leaves Real Madrid

After a third title win of the Champions League only last week, Real Madrid have confirmed that head coach, Zinedine Zidane, will be leaving the club. See the full press conference: Zidane, who has been with the club since January 2016, has had quite a successful run as head coach: Fans and players from around the globe have been showing their support: As a player and coach you decided to say goodbye at the top. Thank you for two and a half incredible years. Your legacy will never be erased,... Read More

Football Superstitions 27/03/2018

Top 5 Ways To Become The Ultimate Football Team Supporter

There’s no denying it, football fans are among some of the most passionate sports fans in the world. No matter where in the world or which bit of the country you’re from, chances are that you’ll have a favourite football team that you’re willing to support ‘til the bitter end. There’s nothing like joining in with hundreds and thousands of fans to cheer on your favourite football team, win or lose the match. Football fans are pretty infamous for their commitment to their chosen teams whether they’re at a local... Read More

Mountain Biking 27/02/2018

Top 7 UK Outdoor Activities

How much time did you spend outdoors last year? Keen to get out there more this year but not sure where to start? We’ve put together a list of our top 7 UK outdoor activities to help you decide which outdoor adventures you’d like to take on – whether you decide on one or two, or want to challenge yourself to take them all on! Outdoor activities are a great way to bond with family and friends or even just set yourself a personal challenge, so make sure you’re making... Read More

Snowboarding 27/01/2018

Greaves Top 3 Winter Sports Guide

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro, it’s always good to go back to basics with some of your best loved winter sports to make sure that you’re preparing for your winter activities in the right way, you’ve got the right winter sports equipment to hand, and you’re set to have the best fun possible while out in the cold. There are so many different winter sports to choose from, but some of the most popular are snowboarding ,skiing, and ice climbing. Each of these have different requirements in... Read More