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Colin Thompson

Colin is a blog writer for SoccerCleats101, and self proclaimed boot lover. Transplanted to Iceland from Texas, Colin has worn boots in some of the best and some of the worst conditions in the world. Follow him on Twitter for a look into the life of a soccer player in Iceland!

Falcao and Welbeck Highlight EPL Transfer Deadline Moves

After the first few weeks of the English Premier League season, two top-4 staples looked to strengthen their lacking attack. Manchester United and Arsenal procrastinated until the last day of the transfer window, but were still able to make out with two strong strikers. Manchester United welcome Radamel Falcao on …

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Field Player in Goal, Saving Penalties Alert!

Bulgarian team Ludogorets needed the help of their center back Cosmin Moti in goal to escape the final round of Champions League qualifying. The victory means Ludogorets will become the second Bulgarian team ever in the group stage and the first since 2006.  Ludogorets had their first choice goalkeeper sent off …

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Eibar stuns Real Sociedad in La Liga

Eibar Celebrate

  Eibar toppled over Real Sociedad this weekend infront of less than 5000 fans in their first ever La Liga match. If you haven’t been following the Eibar story, now is a great time to start. The team plays in a stadium of 5000, and had to turn to supporters …

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Best Nike Kit Releases for 2014-15 Season

Manchester_United 2015 Jersey

Nike has been busy in kit design, and released several interesting designs while we were focused on the world cup. To add to the existing excitement for the impending season, check out what some of the top teams in Europe will be wearing this season in the gallery below. A …

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Nike “Ordem” Revealed as 2014-15 Game Ball for Top Leagues

Nike Ordem 2014-15

Nike has revealed three new paint jobs for its Ordem game ball. The top three leagues in Europe: The English Premier League, Serie A, and La Liga each got their own personalized version of Nike’s top ball. Nike tout this ball as their most technologically advanced ball ever, and we would expect nothing …

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Latest NikeiD Addition – Mercurial Superfly

We have all had a look at the latest edition of the Nike Mercurial Superfly as it has featured widely during this month’s World Cup action. With almost perfect timing, Nike have added the Superfly to the already impressive list of fully customizable cleats on their NikeID website. This news …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 13 – Greeks Shock the World

With day 13 complete, we’re one step closer to seeing the full picture for the next round of the World Cup. As we’ve become accustom to, there was no shortage of story lines in a couple of must-win matches. Between the late drama that saw Greece through, and the bite …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 7 – The Champs are Out

For the first time this world cup we were treated to a couple of elimination games even before the group stage was completed. If you had told any serious fan that Spain would be the first team eliminated in 2014, they surely would have replied with “no es posible” or …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 3 – Costa Rica Superflies to Upset

Here we are, three days complete, and only three heart attacks for those trying to correctly predict every scoreline. The main storyline of the day saw the under appreciated Costa Rican “los ticos” take out a Suarez-less Uruguayan squad. The Lotto sponsored squad pulled off what is surely the shock …

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Nike Magista Obra – A Prototype Story

The release of the Nike Magista Obra gave boot fans a bit of a shock when it was unveiled last month. The idea of a support collar was something I and many others would never have imagined. As is always the case with something so revolutionary, Nike had been working …

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The Best of the CTR360 Maestri Line

Nike CTR360 Maestri Soccer Cleats

As we all know, the Nike Magista is set to replace the CTR360 Maestri line after three great versions of Nike’s signature control boot. I have personally been a huge fan of the Maestri line, and owned 4+ boots over the course of its lifetime. Due to my admiration, I felt it was …

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Nike’s All Conditions Control (ACC) – A Closer Look

Nike ACC

Over the past couple of weeks, I had the chance to have my first experience with Nike’s All Conditions Control (ACC) in the form of the Nike CTR360 Maestri III. Now I am aware ACC is available around the world, but if there is one place in the world that …

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Nike Announce the Air Max 1 FB “Mercurial Pack”

Nike has announced the release of an Air Max pack influenced by the Fast Forward editions of the Mercurial Vapor IX. Set to hit the shelves early this month, this pack release becomes the latest shoe release from Nike to take influence from their Mercurial Vapor IX releases. Nike put …

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Adidas Nitrocharge 1.0 – “Earth Pack” Edition

The most recent collection of color updates from Adidas features this Earth Green/Solar Zest colorway of the Nitrocharge 1.0. This release is one of four color updates included in the “Earth Pack” that is inspired by the rainforests of Brazil. This release is my personal favorite of the “Earth Pack” due to its …

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