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Bryan Byrne

The mastermind behind the revolution that is SoccerCleats101. Bryan started this website back in 2008 and has been testing boots on a daily basis ever since. Check out our About Page for more details on Bryan and the website.

Playing at the Nike Montalban Theater

This past Saturday, I got an invite to head to the Nike Montalban Theater in Hollywood to play some rooftop soccer with the guys from TheFinalThird.com. Fun times were had and some great soccer was played! The likes of Elan Atias (lead singer of the Wailers) and Jimmy Jean Louis …

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Adidas Adizero Running Shoe

As we head towards summer and the longer evening hours, I decided it was about time to get my wife and I some new running shoes. After some research, I decided to get the Men’s and Women’s version of the Adidas Adizero Tempo running shoe. After a few weeks wearing …

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Uhlsport Kickschuh Instinkt Review

I have to admit that reviewing the Uhlsport Kickschuh Instinkt has been one of the more interesting reviews I have done. This is primarily because I have always known Uhlsport to be one of the top companies in goalkeeper apparel, rather than outfield gear like soccer cleats. It was Chivas …

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Puma King XL Unity

Last week it was new releases in the V1.10 and the PowerCat ranges. This week, it is a new version of their coveted Puma King XL Unity that has been attracting attention around the globe. This is primarily because of their design and roll in sending a unique message of …

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Joma Total Fit Review

Joma Total Fit football boot

Joma has created something quiet unique with the Total Fit by simply going back to the basics of creating a classic soccer cleat. At first glance, the Total Fit looks like a pretty simple cleat, very plain and ordinary – without any added elements. But the fact that they are …

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Nike Release the Vapor VI and Superfly II

The release date for the Nike Mercurial Vapor VI (six) and the Nike Mercurial Superfly II has arrived! Right now, I am in the process of testing both and will have full and comprehensive reviews in the coming weeks. The Vapor VI’s are in the Violet color, while the Superfly …

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Weekend Update and Link Drop (SC101 Style!)

Thought it would be a good opportunity to drop some cool links I have spotted recently, while also giving an update on what to expect in the next few weeks. As we edge ever closer to this summers World Cup, expect there to be a lot of activity in terms …

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Puma Release Newest Versions of V1.10’s

Puma have released two new version of their V1.10 range in a PUMA Royal/PUMA Silver/Black and Black/White/PUMA Royal color. Both pairs are pretty opposite to each other in terms of color and fabric. Puma have chosen to release the black version in a k-leather, while the silver version is made …

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Defending a Friend – Eric Frimpong

It’s quiet easy at times to sit back and forget about issues that deserved dramatic attention in the past. Case in point, the story of Eric Frimpong. Think back to last summer when the ESPN article written by Sam Alipour was released (The story of prisoner F95488). The story became …

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Problems With the Adidas Predator?

I got this question in from a reader a few weeks back, Alex Lerma, who is having some problems with the latest Adidas Predator X , and it got me thinking about how they perform for other players. While testing them, I didn’t encounter any issues and was satisfied with …

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Umbro Stealth: Are you Fox or Chicken?

I have to say, the advertising campaign for the new Umbro Stealth is pretty bizarre! Start with the slogan “Are you Fox or Chicken?“, and take a look at the video below…..odd! But one thing is clear,  the Stealth is designed for the cunning player who hunts just like a …

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Nike Total90 Laser III Leave Wayne Rooney on Fire!

Earlier this year, Nike released their latest incarnation of the Total 90 Laser range, the T90 Laser III, in a blaze of glory. Backed by millions of dollars in TV and online advertising, Fernando Torres became the focal player, and things looked positive for the third edition boot in the …

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Peterlin Enjoying Life at Everton

We always like to hear the view points of Professional players on footwear, so we caught up with Everton’s Anton Peterlin for a Q&A session. Anton went to college at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo before spending a season with Ventura County Fusion in the PDL. From there, he signed …

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Umbro Speciali Design Competition

Umbro are again running a cool ‘Customize your Speciali’s’ competition for aspiring cleat designers! To enter, all you have to do is design how you want the sole of the Umbro Speciali to look. If your design is selected as the top design, it will be worn by the likes …

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