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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.

adidas drop Limited Edition UCL “Dragon Pack”

Celebrating the nation of Wales, which will host this year’s UEFA Champions League final, adidas has released an inspired new Limited Collection boot range known as “Dragon Pack”. The latest boot drop features design elements of a striking dragon print, combined with the usual technical innovations. The pack consists of both the …

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Up Close – The “Traditional” adidas Copa17

Copa17 Black featured

In the Copa17, adidas has a pretty pitch perfect heir to the Copa Mundial throne. But, in order to truly create a modern, updated version you have to place the traditional colors on the boot. That is what adidas has done on the second Copa17 release, treating fans to a crisp Black …

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Puma evoPOWER Vigor 1 – Boot Review

evoSPEED Vigor 1 featured

Over the past few years, Puma’s evoPOWER series has become one of the most influential on the market. Things couldn’t have started any better than the original evoPOWER release, and what turned out to be 2014 boot of the year. The second edition took things back a step, but Puma listened to …

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New Balance Visaro 2.0 Released and Ready to Create

NB Visaro 2.0 Released

Earlier today, New Balance introduced the second generation release of Visaro 2.0. Built for players who like to create, the new version of Visaro features data driven Hexaprene control and strike zones, an athlete inspired pro form last, and one piece form fitting moccasin construction that delivers ultra-precise long and short …

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Senda Volta Premier Soccer Ball – How Does It Perform?

Senda Volta Premier Ball

Most of you will be familiar with the Senda brand at this point, a brand that is disrupting the industry by embracing Fair Trade, bringing back craftsmanship, promoting joyfully playing, and improving lives along the way. There latest top range ball, the Volta Premier, has been part of my training set …

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Huge Nike Footwear Sale – Take up to 65% Off

Nike Sale 2017

If you are a Nike boot fan, it is a good time to pick up a new pair. Why? Well, right now is clearance time as retailers look to clear some shelf space and soccer.com is leading the way with up to 65% off so top boots. After browsing through the listings, …

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New Balance MiUK One – Whats In The Box?

New Balance MiUK FG

MiUK – there is a term you don’t hear much when it comes to the current boot market. In case you missed it, MiUK is actually an abbreviation for “Made in UK”, with these special edition boots exclusively manufactured at a New Balance facility in Flimby, England. If you are …

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Up Close – adidas X16+ Purechaos “Red Limit”

X16+ Purechaos Red Limit

Taking a step back real quick, we picked up a pair of adidas X16+ Purechaos that were released as part of the highly rated Red Limit collection a few months back. Since the collection is still available, I wanted to update with some details on how tey perform and what …

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adidas ACE17+ Purecontrol – Laceless Boot Review

Adidas Ace17+ Primeknit Boot Review

We are already moving on to the second generation laceless ACE17+ Purecontrol boot release from adidas, and this one is again filled with intricate pieces of advanced technology. In order to create a laceless boot, you have to be sure it comes together to produce an ideal form fit that won’t fall …

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What You Need To Know About The Current Concave Line-Up

As is the case with any brand, sharing the messaging behind their signature boots is key to getting fans invested. Sometimes the messaging can be unclear, but that definitely isn’t the case with the current Concave line-up. Over the past few years, the brand has been somewhat missing from the …

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Nike Hypervenom 3 – How To Get Your Hands on a Pair Today

Hypervenom Phantom 3 DF

If you have been waiting on the new Nike Hypervenom 3, today is the day that they officially hit the market. Those that want to be the first wearing a pair can now pick them up, find the entire line-up available at soccer.com. Everything about this boot is geared toward …

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MESSI16+ Pureagility Joins the Blue Blast Collection

adidas Messi16 Blue Blast

The latest colorway (not necessarily boot) to be worn by the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Leo Messi, comes with an electrifying combo of colors. On top, the adidas MESSI16+ Pureagility feature Blast Blue with some Black undertone thrown in to create a more subtle effect. This blends into a Pink layer, and …

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adidas adds X16+ Purechaos to the Blue Blast Collection

New adidas Blue Blast X16

Adding to the Blue Blast collection, adidas today unveiled an updated look for the X16+ Purechaos. Featuring a mix of striking blue through the forefoot and flash pink on the heel, it is a release that compliments the series. They will be worn by the likes of global stars Gareth Bale, Thomas Müller …

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How does the Checkered Black Ace17+ Purecontrol Fit?

Purecontrol Checkered Black

One of the most frequent questions we receive in relation to the adidas Ace17+ Purecontrol series is how do they fit without laces? It is a very valid question given their technical design. First off, lets talk about the new Checkered Black version of Purecontrol that was recently released. The …

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