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Kevin Wightman

Every good website needs some good old Scottish blood! Kevin's goal is to provide advice, reviews and information from your average amateur players point of view. And if that is not good enough, he will serve you a pint of beer with it! Find him on Twitter if you have any questions about Braveheart!

Adidas adiZero F50 Messi Edition – Up close

Messi adiZero F50

Leo Messi is one of if not the best football players to have ever played the beautiful game and if anyone deserves their very own signature series it is the man from Argentina. The new Adidas adiZero F50 Messi boots feature a sleek rainbow color scheme of green, blue, pink, orange and white, …

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MetaSox Review – Protection, Power, Precision

What are Metasox

The emergence of Trusox and other elite socks over the past year has been quite exceptional. In the modern game players are looking for every advantage possible to give them the edge over the opposition, today’s products now go well beyond just the football boots the players choose to wear. …

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Ryal Classico Turf Review

Ryal Classico Turf Review

Ryal are a company with great tradition and standard for releasing top quality boots. Having previously tested the Europa and Italia, I’ve been hugely impressed by the quality and performance on offer. A few weeks back, Ryal sent over a pair of Classico Turf shoes for review and these are Ryals …

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Adidas F50 adiZero Samba – Boot Review

Adidas F50 adiZero allinornothing

The Adidas F50 adiZero is one of the most sought after football boots on the market with some of the world’s best players like Messi and Suarez wearing them, when Adidas released the Samba pack they also updated the adiZero with a few significant modifications including a new stud pattern, …

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Umbro Trip to Brazil Giveaway – Do You Speak Golaço?

Golaços or great goals are what make the football world go round, and not many make beautiful goals like the Brazilians. Roberto Carlos scored some incredible goals during his illustrious career, none more spectacular than the famous free kick against France in 1997 whilst he was sporting the iconic Umbro Speciali. …

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Ryal Italia – Boot Review

Ryal Italia Featured

Ryal make some of the highest quality and best looking football boots on the market If you like the old school look that is which I personally love, all of Ryal’s boots are handmade in Italy by highly skilled craftsmen and they also use the finest materials available. I have …

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Akuna Cinquestelle Classica AG – Boot Review

Cinquestelle Classica 5 Star

Cinquestelle are a company who’s philosophy is to make football boots that feel as if you are playing barefoot for an unrivaled feel on the ball, and having previously tested the Colibri and loving them I was looking forward to see if the Classica with an AG soleplate could rival …

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Hummel Old School DK – Boot Review

Hummel Old Schools DK

Hummel is a brand I have always liked (starting when the were the maker of Dundee United football strips) but not a brand that I see much of these days, especially when it comes to football boots. The Hummel Old Schools DK is an update of the Danish brands heritage Old School line. …

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Mizuno Morelia “Made in Japan” – Boot review

Mizuno Morelia MIJ SG

The Mizuno Morelia is my favourite football boot of all time, in my opinion they are the ultimate football boot offering supreme comfort, touch on the ball and are as durable as boots come. I really didn’t think I could like a boot more but I have been told the …

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Adidas Predator LZ 2 – Boot Review

The Adidas Predator LZ 2 is the latest version of the famous Predator range, the Predator series have taken a different route lately which has received mixed opinions. When I was a young player growing up I always worn Predators but I must admit that I wasn’t too sure on …

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Under Armour ColdGear Infared Base Layer Review

UA ColdGear Infared Base Layer

With the cold weather up here in Scotland, Base Layers have become a vital part of our football wear. I’m sure the same is true for a lot of players out there, so the guys at Under Armour were kind enough to supply me with their new ColdGear Infared Base …

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Umbro Speciali 4 Pro – Boot Review

Umbro Speciali 4 soccer cleats

The Umbro Speciali range used to have a prestige about them with some legends of the game like Alan Shearer, Michael Owen and Roberto Carlos (with “that” free-kick against France) wearing the iconic double diamond. In recent years Umbro have lost their way slightly with the company being bought and …

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RetroStar Classic – Boot Review

Retrostar Classic Boots Soleplate

A few weeks ago, I was sent the Retro Star Classic to provide you guys with a performance review as to how this stunning pair of football boots performed. For a detailed look at the brand and the history have a look at Andrew’s article “The RetroStar Classic in Cognac” …

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Akuna Cinquestelle Colibri – Boot Review

Cinquestelle Colibri

Cinquestelle are a very special company who have been hand making footwear since 1911, with a very storied and impressive history and the fact that I have found hand made football boots to have always been the best available it is fair to say I was excited to see how …

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