Friday , October 23 2020
ship

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.

Hot Shot Gels Review

With a current trend from footwear companies towards creating lighter soccer cleats, there is a serious need in the market for new products that can help protect feet from impact and tough challenges. So many players get injured from front foot impact, mostly when they come in contact with studs …

Read More »

Adidas Predator X in Electricity/Black/Poppy

The latest installment of the Adidas Predator X to be released comes in a rather bright Electricity/Black/Poppy color. The electricity color on these really makes the boot pop, especially coupled with the poppy red detailing. The one thing I like about these is how Adidas have mixed a black and …

Read More »

SoccerCleats101 T-Shirts up for Grabs

**Competition is now closed. Thanks to all that entered! The 2 randomly selected winners are Rosslee and Maxi** If you missed it last week, I revealed the new SoccerCleats101 t-shirt that we designed along with the team over at Objectivo. I absolutely love them, and have a few that I …

Read More »

New Nike CR7 Safari in Action

This weekend saw Cristiano Ronaldo debut the new Nike CR7 Safari soccer cleat in Real Madrid’s derby clash with Atletico. There has certainly been much media attention on the new Ronaldo inspired Superfly II, with reactions to the release being an absolutely mixed bunch; some people love them, while others …

Read More »

Adidas adi5 X Review

Since there are so many players playing on artificial surfaces these days, it seems only appropriate that I branch into reviews of shoes designed specifically for turf surfaces. First up, I have been testing the Lemon Peel/Fairway version of the Adidas adi5 X turf shoe over the past 4 weeks. …

Read More »

Adidas F50 Adizero in Black/Black/Warning

Another one of Adidas latest releases is a Black/Black/Warning colorway in the lightweight F50 adizero series. Maybe it has to do with the fact that there have been some extremely unique design releases in the last few weeks (including some by Adidas), but these boots look pretty darn good to …

Read More »

New Adidas F50 adizero Synthetic Colors Released

Adidas have pulled out two new color releases in the F50 adizero range. Both releases come in a synthetic upper – one an Intense Green/Fresh Pink/Black and the other a Lightning White/Lightning White/Cyan. Both releases have their own unique looks. Over the weekend, we got to see the Intense Green …

Read More »

Picture of the Weekend – F50 adizero

Picture of the weekend for 2 reasons: Gareth Bale’s personalized Adidas F50 adizero in a green colorway – very interesting choice from the left winger who has been on fire in the past few weeks. Nani in his Cyan adizero’s that he switched to in the past few weeks. Nani …

Read More »

Puma Project Pink Update

Simply because of the importance of the issue and how much it impacts all walks of life, we wanted to share a quick update on the Puma Project Pink initiative that has been going on for the past few months. The beneficiary of the initiative’s inaugural year, chosen by popular …

Read More »

The Nike CR7 Safari Design Story

Yesterday we had the release of the Nike CR7 Safari – today Nike released a video with details of its design process. A lot of feedback on the design has been negative – with the majority describing them using negative terms. But, I think this video is worth watching – …

Read More »

Just Arrived – Mizuno Wave Ignite

And yes, these are the Mizuno Wave Ignite rather than the Mizuno Wave Ignitus. As it turns out, the Ignitus is tougher than expected to get in my size, so for now a review of the synthetic version is what you can expect. After receiving a lot of feedback from …

Read More »

Nike CR7 Safari Released

This is without one of Nike’s boldest releases. With Cristiano Ronaldo on hand, Nike released the CR7 Safari – a boot that combines high-performance innovation and heritage of the Nike Safari print. You are probably going to read plenty about the release, but here is our take on the more …

Read More »

Nike CR7 Safari – Ready For Release

Without much build-up (well for Nike anyway) we are only one day away from a brand new boot release – the Nike CR7 Safari. Officially released on Thursday 10/28, the soccer cleats have been designed with one player in mind, one Cristiano Ronaldo. In the past few weeks Ronaldo has …

Read More »

Puma V1.10 SL in Parachute Purple

Another pretty unique release from Puma, that adds to their extremely colorful array of boots. This version of the Puma V1.10 SL comes in an official Parachute Purple/Tender Shoots/Ebony colorway and is going to be easy to spot on the field, especially if you play night games under lights. Not …

Read More »