How would he like to go to Old Trafford or Anfield? Or maybe he wants to see his favourite band live? Make it come true this Christmas by getting him tickets to a match or concert. Plus he'll have something to look forward to after Christmas.
Tablets are so popular nowadays that you can't go wrong buying one as a gift for almost anyone. They're easier to carry around than laptops and there's a good variety to choose from, not just the iPad. You could always get him or her the iPad mini, the perfect (if pricey) stocking filler for anyone.
Small blue boxes can be misinterpreted but for the most part you can't go wrong buying her jewellery. Make it simple and make it pretty. Jewellery may have been round for thousands of years but it's still as popular as ever and no girl ever has enough.
Is he constantly moaning about the hassle of shaving daily with the traditional razors? This Christmas make life easier, for yourself and him, and get him an electric shaver.
Now you're talking! If she likes going to the spa and getting her nails done then she'll love getting a pre-paid trip to the spa.
If he travels a lot to new and different places, get him a portable GPS. He'll always know where he's going so he'll never get lost again. If he does a lot of hiking and walking you can even get him one designed for such activities as well.
Carrying books around the place is no longer necessary with the Kindle Fire. It stores thousands of books in its thin and portable shape. It's not just about books anymore though with built in wi-fi to access Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc it's more like a tablet than the Kindle. The perfect gift for an avid reader of any age!
Get him a great smelling cologne like an Armani or Hugo. He'll need to wear it when and where ever he goes out. He'll also smell better, which is another definite positive.
Remember when you used to have to carry a phone, a camera and an MP3 player around with you? Those days are long gone. The latest range of smartphones are incredibly powerful machines and an ideal gift for a tech-minded pal.
If your nearest and dearest loves to listen to music around the house and always have their iPod on, then it may be time to invest in a dock station. Spotify recently launched in Ireland so listening to music just got better. Get one that charges his iPod at the same time so you can listen to all your favourite tunes around the house while the iPod is charging.