Press Release: December 18, 2009

Gone Diggings sporting gifts for the player in your life include luxurious books, sporting calendars and front page spoof newspapers.

Personalised Sports Calendars: with these beautifully finished A3 calendars available for football and rugby, you can personalise the front cover with your own message, and have the name of the recipient appear each month cleverly incorporated into a stunning series of images. Their name may appear on a red card or on the back of a players shirt, for example. You can also select up to 20 important dates that need to be remembered and these will be printed onto the calendar for you. Perhaps you could select your teams key match dates for the season? Thats if you need to be reminded!

Personalised spoof Mirror newspapers:
These headlines are your chance to cause a stir, create a scandal or promote a friend as the Football Player of The Year, the New England Manager or FA Cup Winner. Theres also Oldest Player, Football Star and Your Team Thrashes Arch Rivals in which your player scores 7 of the 8 goals! It couldnt be easier to make someone famous for 15 minutes. You simply select your story, input your personalisation details and upload an image.

Once your page is prepared, you can choose from a wide range of product presentations: a single page, newspaper wrap , presentation case, framed page or a spoof newspaper book. The A3 full-colour newspaper book carries a selection of top Mirror headlines of the 21st Century, with your own personalised headline inserted seamlessly as one of the most memorable events in modern history! Imagine the surprise when the recipient opens the book. It will certainly stand out on any occasion as one of their most original gifts received.

Sports Books
Because Gone Digging can access over six million national and regional newspapers it can capture great sporting moments in history. Gone Digging offers individually handmade, hard-backed, full tabloid-size books on:

International Rugby: Major encounters, including the World cup, Five and Six Nation Tournaments and Touring Test Matches from 1906. The book contains information on rugby heroes past and present such as Prince Obolenski, JJ Williams, Will Carling, Dean Richards, Jonah Lomu, Jonny Wilkinson, Martin Johnson and many more.
International Cricket: Packed with details of the greatest cricketing moments from 1905 to recent times, cricket greats covered include Hobbs, Bradman, Compton, Trueman, Hutton, Boycott, Botham, Gower, Gooch and others.

The 2005 Ashes Edition: Commemorating the 2005 Ashes win over the Australians, coverage includes the build-up, each Test Match and the victory celebrations.

Football Clubs: A selection of over 50 of the top football teams in the UK are available. The books contain genuine news stories about your selected team from the earliest part of the 20th Century to the present day, digitally reproduced. The books can be personalised on the front with the recipients name and a personal message.

Manchester United In Europe: From 13th September 1956 to Uniteds 22nd May 2008 Champions League Final victory, the beautifully bound red book is a must-have for Man U fans. Containing fascinating news stories about the team and their European Challenges, each book comes with a personalised certificate label showing the recipients name and a short message.

British Open Golf: The top golfing stories of the British Open Golf Championship from 1934 onwards are captured in this beautiful gift book. Golfing legends Arnold Palmer, Tony Jacklin, Nick Faldo and Tigers Woods are just some of the greats included.

Boxing: Read about the great fighters and the greatest matches in the ring over the last 100 years. The book also includes details on past greats such as Joe Louis, Ali, Frazer, Foreman, and Tyson.

Formula 1: You can almost smell the rubber burning when you relive the historic news reports of men and machines pushing the limits in this champion of sports.

Horse Racing: The horses, trainers and riders that have made the news over the last 100 years are captured in this intriguing book. Covering the best moments in the Triple Crown, Derby, Grand National, Gold Cup and George VI race events is a must for all horse racing lovers.

Wimbledon Tennis: News from the earliest 20th century, covers Wimbledon favourites like Fred Perry, Laver, Billie Jean King, Connors, Ashe, Evert, Borg, Navratilova, McEnroe, Becker, Graf, Sampras and many more.

So remember that for all your sporting or other - gift needs, dont spend hours kicking about searching for something special when its already been dug up for you. There are many more exciting ranges coming online in the run up to Christmas. So be the top gifting dog and log on to www.gonedigging.co.uk and create your own memorable present.

About Gone Digging
Gone Digging http://www.gonedigging.co.uk/ is part of Signature Gifts Ltd which operates a number of innovative gift sites sharing the common goal of offering personalised gifts for important dates or interests. Sites include original and historic newspapers, sports and top news coverage of major events. Items can all be personalised and purchased in a number of mediums including frames, bound books, T shirts, calendars and mugs. Established by Mike Herbert and Kevin Spindler in 2003, Signature Online Ltd employs over 75 staff based in two locations Wigtown in Scotland and Harpenden in Hertfordshire.

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