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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.

MLS Rookie Life: D.C United’s Chris Pontius

Hot off the heals of being picked for the Adidas Generation squad, I had an opportunity to talk with Chris Pontius about MLS rookie life. Pontius is a close buddy of mine from college, we played together at UCSB for 2 seasons (05-06). We won the 2006 NCAA title, and Pontius played a huge, huge part …

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Soccer Deals

We are only a week away from Thanksgiving, and that can only mean one thing…pre-Christmas sales! I have to be honest, I will be doing the majority of my shopping during this period. With that, here is a reminder to come back to SoccerCleats101 on Black Friday and Cyber Monday …

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Deal of the Day: adidas Predator Powerswerve True Blue

If you are not ready to move on to the newly released adidas Predator X, and want another chance to get a pair of Predator Powerswerves, this might be the deal for you! This True Blue/White/Metallic Silver version was one of the more popular releases of the Predator Powerswerve range. One thing is for …

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Reader Feedback and the UA Dominate

Recently, I received a pretty nice email from Taylor, who I had spoke to on a previous occasion using our ‘Olark’ instant messenger, located on our website. Olark is a free live chat service that allows a website owner the opportunity to talk to website visitors as they browse your website. I …

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Adidas F50i Starter Kit in Macaw/Running White/Black

A new version of the Adidas F50i has finally been released! The newest version comes in a Macaw/Running White/Black and looks very bold. After a few days of looking at these, I am still not sure whether I like them or not. The color is a little ‘out there’ and has a strange …

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Concave Gaining Some Added Momentum

Over the past week or two, Concave have been increasing their presence on the soccer market. Back in August, we spoke to Concave Dave about the companies approach to the market and the technology behind the Concave range of cleats. Concave have not really attempted any crazy marketing strategy for …

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Soccer Magazines Worth Checking Out

Stepping back from Soccer Cleats for five minutes, I thought I would share two of my favorite soccer specific magazines as a recommendation to check out as we approach the holiday season! If you have never subscribed to a magazine, it’s pretty easy to do and also allows a break from only receiving bills in …

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Cleatology: The Fan’s Attic From the UnprofessionalFoul

Following up on our Cleatology series, we checked in with the team over at the UnprofessionalFoul.com to find out their opinion on everything soccer cleats! ‘The Fans Attic‘, who is a contributor over at Unprofessional Foul, got back to us with the following on his experiences of soccer cleats. Find …

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Adidas Predator X the David Beckham Edition!

A new version of the Adidas Predator X is available to buy, and it comes compliments of David Beckham! Beckham has been in sparkling form of late while wearing his own personalized version of the Predator X, aptly named the Adidas Predator X DB. His personalized version comes in England …

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An Amateur’s Perspective of the Umbro Speciali

This is what it is all about, and exactly what I enjoy seeing when reviewing soccer cleats! Below is a two part series taken by amateurs who want to share their opinion on a soccer cleat, and in this version the Umbro Speciali. Art Director Stephen Owen and Benjamin Rose are …

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Designer Soccer Cleats: Bikkembergs

If you are looking for an absolutely unique soccer cleat that offers something completely different, these might be the cleats for you! Dirk Bikkemberg is a Belgian fashion designer who is known for his passion for soccer. With that being said, the Bikkemberg collection of soccer cleats and footwear has …

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Your Opinion of the Adidas Predator X Needed!

Two weeks after their release, opinions are still mixed on the Adidas Predator X. Some people like the latest version, while others are not so keen. When we reviewed the Predator X, we had a favorable opinion, but that is not to say that this version is for everyone. Changes …

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Toddler Cleats: What Should You Buy?

With all the soccer cleats there are on the market, it is often hard to find, let alone try decide on a pair to buy for a toddler! With this in mind, we searched the internet trying to find places to buy, and it is a trust market out there! Below is …

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Adidas Predator Powerswerve Now on Sale!

With the release of the Adidas Predator X, it was only a matter of time before the Predator Powerswerve range hit the bargain bins. Well it didn’t take long to start seeing the numbers come down, and right now you have an opportunity to get a great deal! Two weeks …

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