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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.

Puma evoSPEED SL-S – Boot Review

SL-S Featured

In their attempt to conquer the lightweight market, Puma produced a boot that quickly became their PR kingpin in the form of evoSPEED SL. Along with its 3.5oz total weight, it features a 10 game warning label, as in they are only intended to last that many games. For players, it has …

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Ace 16.1 Primeknit Goes Core Black – Two New Options

Black Shock Pink Ace16 Primeknit featured

In case you are in need of some more colorway options in the Ace 16+ Primeknit series, adidas has dropped a pair of Core Black releases. Black is the cross feature between both boots, with Matte Silver/Solar Gold and Shock Pink/Solar Green providing contrasting looks. Featuring a higher than usual ankle …

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Adidas TKRZ Goes Solar Green

TKRZ Solar Green featured

For players that want to “Boss the Cage”, adidas has just introduced a highly visable, Solar Green version of TKRZ. Compared to the original Core Black release, this version features a Shock Pink lining that really highlights the technical construction of the boot. It runs around the synthetic lining that …

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Up Close – Neymar “Ousadia Alegria” Hypervenom Phantom II

Ousadia Alegria Hypervenom featured

Two different boot designs but one key message; welcome in ‘Ousadia’ and ‘Alegria’, or Neymar’s new custom Hypervenom Phantom II. It has taken time to come to fruition, but the dynamic 24-year old Brazilian now has his own signature line-up that embodies the joy and self expression of living and playing soccer. Bruno …

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Nike Release Swoosh Filled “Metal Flash Pack”

Nike Metal Flash Pack

Nike released their latest collection today, Metal Flash Pack, with bold flashy colors and some sleek metallic Swooshes placed across their key silos. Added to the Total Crimson Tiempo Legend released yesterday, Nike place a coat of Mango on the Mercurial; Hyper Grape on the Magista; and Turquoise on the Hypervenom. There …

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Top Tricks and Tips For Cleaning Your Dirty Soccer Cleats

Dirty Boots

As we head into spring and pitches turn a little muddier, keeping your boots clean and free of dirt becomes even more important. If you intend to keep your pair through a full season, you need to ensure you are taking the correct steps to keep them in top shape. …

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Nike Tiempo Legend 6 Released in “Total Crimson”

Tiempo Legend Total Crimson

It is not often you see a new Tiempo Legend colorway get such a splashy promotional release. But it seems the folks at Nike really want to place a direct emphasis on how eye-cathchingly sharp this latest Tiempo Legend 6 looks. Featuring a Total Crimson upper, these will be part …

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How Does Primeknit 16.1 Fit? (And Other Questions Answered)

Primeknit 16 Review

Just last week, adidas introduced us to another of their tech advanced boots, this one in the form of Ace 16.1 Primeknit. Featuring a higher than usual ankle collar and knit right through the upper, this second generation release is intended to offer players a completely different type of in-game …

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Adidas ACE16+ PURECONTROL – Laceless Boot Review

PURECONTROL Review

As part of their mission to revolutionize the game, adidas has released what is the most competitive laceless boot ever to hit the market. The Ace16+ PURECONTROL is a boot that relies on compression knit to keep your feet locked down through wear. The idea of boots without laces is …

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Adidas Release Ace16+ PURECONTROL in Core Black

Black adidas Ace16 PURECONTROL

Following up on the intro colorway, adidas has gone somewhat more traditional with the second Ace16+ PURECONTROL release. Featuring a very clean Core Black/Neon Green upper design, this is a look that is sure to draw some extra attention. When you add in the chrome finish seen on the soleplate, …

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Ace16+ PURECONTROL vs Magista Obra – Which to Choose?

One of the most common question that has surfaced regarding the heavily promoted Adidas Ace16+ PURECONTROL to date is how they compare with the Nike Magista Obra? Laces aside, the boots are intended to provide players with a similar style of premium in-game performance. And when you also factor in the knit upper design, …

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Nike Free Mercurial Superfly – Wolf Grey/Game Royal Edition

If you are looking for a shoe that remasters Cristiano Ronaldo’s off-pitch off-pitch style, these Nike Free Mercurial Superfly are a must have. Although not the signature CR7 version, this Wolf Grey/Game Royal version is seriously on-point and in my opinion, the best colorway in the series to date. In order to create it, a flexible …

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adidas Ace 16.1 Primeknit Released

adidas continue to dazzle the market with revolutionary new releases, today’s introduction of ACE 16.1 PRIMEKNIT providing a completely new level of performance. For the first time, Primeknit covers the whole upper of the boot for total 360 degree control allowing players to boss everyone, with every touch, every part …

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Neymar Gets Custom ‘Ousadia Alegria’ Hypervenom Phantom II

Neymar Hypervenom Featured

This release seems to cement the fact that Neymar is set to continue as the lead athlete wearing the Hypervenom silo, as Nike treat him to these custom Hypervenom Phantom II. Neymar Jr.’s new “Ousadia Alegria” boots embody an expression the athlete lives by and has tattooed on his calves. Translating to “daring” …

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