Celebrating 100 Years

When 2020 first arrived, we knew it would be a big year for us at Loofes, because we would be celebrating our 100th Birthday. What we didn’t know was a global pandemic would be hitting the world at the same time. So, any celebrations we had planned were put on hold, whilst we tackled one of the hardest chapters in our 100 years to date. Once our shops were allowed to reopen and we found our feet again, we decided to mark our big birthday at long last. One of... Read More


How to Get Organised for School: 5 Tips for Preparing for School This Year

Just when you thought summer has only just begun, the new school year is once more just around the corner. Dreading the back to school mayhem? Here at Loofe’s, we’ve come up with five simple tricks to preparing for school this year, plus a handy back to school essentials list to ensure you have all you need. 5 Tips On How to Get Organised For School Get a family wall calendar Number one on our list is getting yourself a family wall calendar for helping you keep organised once term... Read More


Football Footwear Guide: How To Find The Right Football Trainers

When partaking in sport, the right gear can make the world of difference to your performance. For football in particular, it is important to ensure you have the right footwear to keep you at the top of your game. With so many different types of football boots available, it can be difficult knowing exactly where to start when shopping for your perfect pair. With this in mind, we’ve put together the ultimate football footwear guide, using commonly asked questions to break down how to find the right football boots for... Read More


Transfer Season: Most Famous Football Transfers

Last month, records were officially broken in the world of football transfers, when Neymar became the first man to break the £100m deal mark. He didn’t, however, just break this figure — he almost doubled it. Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain for a staggering £198m. This huge cost makes Neymar’s transfer over five times the average of the next 20 biggest transfers this season. The news of this huge transfer got us thinking, so we’ve decided to take a look back of some of the most shocking, strange,... Read More


Back To School Essentials

So, summer holidays are finally over. While you’re most likely elated at the prospect of finally having some peace and quiet, there is also a certain pressure to the ‘back to school’ period. Are you prepared? Your kids are probably nagging you for the latest, trendiest new threads, but you want something quality; something that will withstand all your kid has to throw at it throughout the school year. Here at Loofes we have your back. We’ve put together some of our finest back to school essentials, kids clothing, footwear... Read More


Football’s Rising Stars

With the new season here, we take a look at the players to watch out for this year. We have listed a few names which you may want to keep an eye on, as they are set to take the leagues by storm this season. Reiss Nelson The seventeen year old Arsenal player has been a star performer for the club in recent matches and is set to make a name for himself in the coming months. He has been one of the club academy’s most promising youngsters for a... Read More


The 6 Best British Football Stadiums

They bear witness to all the ups and downs of the footballing season and keep the fans fed, watered and comfortable. But when it comes to the top British footballing stadiums, who comes out trumps? From historic Old Trafford to ultra modern Emirates, here at Loofes we’ve put together our top six, along with some unique information about what makes each stadium so special… Old Trafford, Manchester A post shared by Manchester United (@manchesterunited) on Nov 26, 2016 at 2:21am PST Location: Stretford, Manchester Home to: Manchester United Capacity: 75,800... Read More

Madchester Graffiti in Salford by Mike Colvin CC BY 2.0 16/03/2017

Manchester Facts: 7 Things You Didn’t Know

From Curry Mile and the Madchester era to stints in Hollywood and that terrifying noise coming from Beetham Tower, here are some of the more interesting facts about our favourite Northern city… The Curry Mile Debate Rusholme, just out of Manchester’s city centre has become well-known for its concentration of Indian restaurants, earning it the name “The Curry Mile”. What many may not know however, is that the bustling strip only actually spans half a mile. While some would say this name is misleading, others will argue that as the... Read More

Trainers in the washing machine 03/03/2017

How To Clean Trainers

If you’ve been spending time and money carefully curating your trainer collection, you want to make sure you keep them looking new for as long as possible. Taking care of your trainers is the key to prolonging their lifespan and cleaning them regularly is the best way to keep them looking at their best. Whether you’re considering cleaning them in the washing machine, or carefully cleaning your kicks by hand, our dedicated guide to how to clean trainers will keep your old favourites looking box fresh forever. From handy tips... Read More

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Top 10 Man United Players Of All Time

There’s no denying that Manchester United is one of the most successful teams in British footballing history. The mancunian football club has won numerous titles and cups in both British and European tournaments, helped by the many famous names who have played for the club. Some of the most legendary footballers have spent the majority of their sporting careers at Man United, helping the club reach the highs of many leagues over the years. So who are the best Manchester United players of all time? Granted the list is one... Read More