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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!

Nike Vapor IX “Fast Forward” a Deeper Look

Several of Nike’s latest Vapor IX colorways were inspired by the Mercurial boots of the past. The idea of a release inspired by previous colorways is something very common in sneaker and clothing releases, but this is one of the first times we have seen it in an accessible form …

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Champions League Quarterfinal Draw – Boot Edition

The draw for the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal match ups has just been completed. We’ve got an all Spanish pair, and a few giants facing what are considered the weaker teams. The battle on the field is sure to be fierce, but how will the players look from the ankle …

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Where do you play? Staff Edition

I called on the other writers of soccercleats101 to deliver some pictures of the places they play soccer on a regular basis, and they delivered in a big way. I hope that this is just the first installment of an extended series that will showoff soccer fields, gyms, and other …

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Warrior Gambler S-Lite – A Second Look

Warrior Gambler S-Lite

Initial Impression The second top tier boot from Warrior Sports is the Warrior Gambler S-Lite. In something we have become accustom to from Warrior Sports, the Warrior is a bright, different, and interesting boot. At first glance, the checkered black and yellow stands out right away, not only because of …

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Diadora Maracana L – Boot Review (Take 2)

From the upper, to the lack of a fold over tongue, to the conical stud pattern, this rendition of the Maracana represents a drastic change from Diadora Maracana’s of the past. This version is listed as the Diadora Maracana L, and utilizes an ultra soft, water resistant, calf skin upper. …

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Do You Customize Your Boots Like the Pros?

One question I almost always ask my self as I’m fantasizing about the perfect boots for the upcoming season is the question of customization.  Is it worth the price? Should I add a flag? My name or a family members? These are but a sampling of the questions that run …

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Adidas Shows Off Customized Predator LZs

  In part of an increased push to show off their MiAdidas customization, Adidas have created specialized Predator LZs for four of their biggest clubs. Some of the creations are better than others, but they are all a great example of how MiAdidas allows any customer to create the ideal …

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LA Galaxy’s 3rd Kit – The Fans Jersey

In last weekend’s LA Galaxy vs Real Salt Lake MLS matchup, I was thrown for  a loop with the unusual kit worn by the LA Galaxy. After doing some digging, I found we at soccercleats101 had missed one of the more interesting MLS kit launches of the summer. For this …

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Kits and Jerseys: 2013-14 Bundesliga

After an all German final in last years Champion’s league, we are all forced to take a real look at the Bundesliga in 2013. The Bundesliga boasts the largest fan bases in the world and two of the best teams in the world, one of which just happens to be …

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Kits and Jerseys: Breaking Down the 2013/14 EPL

With constant sponsorship changes and increasingly interesting releases, keeping track of what kit your club is wearing  can always be difficult. Here at SoccerCleats101, we would like to provide you with an overview of what you can expect to see on the pitch this season. This is the first installment …

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FA Community Shield 2013: What to Watch For

With the English season upon us, the Football Association’s Community Shield provides the first taste of top division competitive soccer. In a rare twist, this season’s game features a team no longer in the top flight of English soccer. Due to Wigan’s miraculous run in the FA cup last season, …

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Puma evoSPEED 1.2 – Metallic White/Aged Silver

Puma evoSPEED White detailed

Puma have released a follow up to the evoSPEED 1.2 Black/Fluo Yellow launch colorway, and it looks to be another hit. The stand out portion of the Puma evoSPEED 1.2 is the large PUMA spread across the inside of the boot which appears in a solid aged silver in this edition. The leather …

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Adidas Predator LZ – Running White/Black/Red

Adidas have taken a step away from the black and green that littered the early releases of the new Predator LZ, and this White, Red and Black combination is the result. The red bottom and white upper come together to create a boot that shows touches of older designs combined …

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Concord Techno Kangaroo: A Second Look

concord techno Side

While Bryan has already reviewed the Concord Techno, I feel a second look at an interesting boot from outside the big three (Adidas, Nike, Puma) can always be useful. The Concord Techno Kangaroo features a blackout design,  a full kangaroo upper and an innovative shot control panel. The boot is a …

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