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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.

Laceless Umbro Medusae III Elite Arrives!

Medusae 3 Elite Featured

Released in October, we have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the limited edition Umbro Medusae III Elite. And this week, Umbro’s first ever laceless boot finally dropped in the US. We are talking next level innovation, with the double diamond combining laceless speed with an ultimate k-leather touch. The real …

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Up Close – New Balance 442

NB 442 Profile

If you are going to introduce a new heritage style boot to the market, you have to make sure to give them a classic name. The latest to drop is the New Balance 442. The game has definitely shifted away from what is a traditional 442 formation, but it is …

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Best Boot Deals – Presidents Day Sale 2019

If you are on the market for a new pair of boots, the Presidents Day sales on offer this weekend would make for good timing! On offer over at soccer.com is $20 off any order of $99 or more. With so many new boots on the market right now, there …

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adidas Nemeziz Messi 18.1 “Energy Mode” Feature Review

Take this one as a mini throwback, as we revisit the signature boots worn by Lionel Messi at the World Cup last Summer, the Nemeziz Messi 18.1 released as part of the adidas Energy Mode Pack. This pair sort of missed us when they were initially released, but it just so happens …

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Ultimate Guide to Picking The Right Pair Of Soccer Cleats

Soccer Cleat Guide

With new boot releases hitting the market on a weekly basis, it can be pretty daunting trying to find the right boot to match your style of play. Yes, it is great to have so many great options on offer, but selecting a brand, then a silo and then a …

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Nike PhantomVNM “Behind The Design” Story

Nike PhantomVNM Creation Story

It is safe to say at this point that the Nike PhantomVNM Elite has been fully integrated and accepted by fans. Performance wise, they provide real quality, as we found out while testing them. Designed for finishers, they feature 13 blades on the instep’s precision PWR strike zone, set at specific …

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Up Close – New Balance Furon v5 Pro

Early last week, we received a pair of New Balance latest attack themed boot; Furon v5 Pro. Having finally nailed down a boot with quality performance in V4, the fifth generation comes with some pressure to deliver in an even better way. NB has gone with an Turquoise fade to …

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Marco Reus and the Laceless Puma FUTURE 19

It is without a doubt one of the most unique boot to player relationships out there; Marco Reus and the Puma FUTURE 19. For those familiar with the Puma FUTURE series, they are a boot designed to provide players with one of the most customizable fits on the market. Players …

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Puma Drop Stealth Black “Eclipse Pack”

Puma Eclipse Pack

Puma has released their first major 2019 colorway update on both the FUTURE 19.1 and the ONE 1, going for a stealth mode “Eclipse Pack.” We are talking pure black uppers, designed to satisfy even the most hardened traditional fans out there. Underfoot, they are treated to a clean white …

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Nike Mercurial Superfly360 Joins The “Game Over” Pack

Mercurial Game Over Pack

Nike has dropped a classy version of the Mercurial Superfly360 to go with the PhantomVNM found in the Game Over Pack. This is a colorway we definitely haven’t seen the swoosh use before, so it adds a new look to the speed themed silo. The yellow striped graphic on the side …

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adidas Drop Exhibit Pack Predator 19.1 WMNS

Predator 19.1 Women

adidas has dropped a fresh new Women’s version of the Predator 19.1 to complete their latest Exhibit Pack. They look absolutely sensation, with a mix of Black/Grey/Pink providing an extravagant Winter style appearance. Wolf Grey acts as the melting snow, with Pink heat blazing through from underneath. Talk about a colorway that …

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What is the Difference Between Predator18 and Predator19?

adidas Predator 19+ Compared

With the recent release of the Initiator Pack, adidas introduced us to the next generation Predator 19+. I say next generation, but that is not exactly the case. Rather than re-creating the Predator silo, adidas made some modifications and updated the Predator 18+ in a very simple fashion. If you …

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Nike PhantomVNM Elite Boot Review

Nike PhantomVNM Review

Over the past few weeks, we have been fully introduced to the latest boot specifically “designed for finishers.” The Nike PhantomVNM is a very dynamic boot with a seemingly familiar look to it, one that evokes memories of power themed silhouettes of the past. Yet, they are designed to be …

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This Weeks Absolute “Must Have” Boot Deal!

X18.1 Boot Deal

If you are need of new boots right now, here is a deal that you really can’t turn a blind eye to, especially if you are an adidas fan. The adidas X18.1 in Solar Yellow/Core is currently listed on sale for $117.99 (Goal Club price.) With an original retail of $224.99, that …

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