Adidas refer to the Nitrocharge as “The Engine” and they are aimed at box to box midfielders who require relentless energy for the full 90 minutes. The Nitrocharge is a brand new silo from Adidas that was only released in May and uses some interesting technology. My preference in football …Read More »
Mizuno Wave Ignitus – Too Mellow for Yellow?
I’m a pretty conservative person, I keep myself to myself, my football playing style is not too different as I am mainly used as a midfield destroyer, my main job is to make tackles, win the ball back and make a simple pass to a more creative player. So it’s …Read More »
Mizuno Wave Ignitus 3 – Boot Review
It is no secret that I am a huge fan of Mizuno football boots, I have had the privilege of recently reviewing the impressive Morelia Neo and next up in the Mizuno range is the Wave Ignitus 3. With Nike retiring the T90 range and Adidas turning the predator into …Read More »
Ryal Europa: The Review
Italian, hand made, high quality kangaroo leather picked from Tuscan tanneries were some of the features that got me excited about reviewing the Ryal Europa. I’m a big fan of heritage leather football boots and was eager to find out if there was much difference between the standard machine made …Read More »
Introducing Cinquestelle Football Boots
Cinquestelle, which translates to “Five Stars” in English, is a fitting name for this unique brand that specializes in hand made leather football boots. Doing some research, I accidentally stumbled across Cinquestelle and was instantly intrigued by the history and the character of this brand. Having contacted them, with the …Read More »
Top 5 Boots for Wide Fitting Players
My interest and possibly mild obsession with football boots came from the research and many articles I read about finding the best boots for wide feet. This brought me to reading and learning about the many technologies, styles and a variety of many brands. I am unfortunate to have both …Read More »
Under Armour Spine Blur Carbon 3 Leather – The Review
The Under Armour Spine Blur Carbon 3 Leather is a very interesting football boot, offering a lightweight speed boot that incorporates a very generous amount of Kangaroo leather. These also feature carbon fiber on the soleplate and a carbon “wing” on the outside of the boot, so there are definitely …Read More »
Mizuno Morelia Neo – The review
The main selling point for the Mizuno Morelia Neo that they are one of the lightest kangaroo leather boots on the market, weighing a very impressive 170grams. A common opinion on lightweight models is that companies sacrifice durability and comfort in order to shed the weight of the boots. Having previously worn …Read More »
This Summer, Black is the new Black!
It was not so long ago when Alan Ball did the unthinkable and stepped on the pitch in a pair of white Hummel football boots. Fast forward to nowadays and white boots are seen as quite a conservative colour choice. The variety of colours to choose from is plentiful and …Read More »
Why I Like Black Boots With Leather Uppers!
The game of football has drastically changed over the years, once considered a real mans game with tough tackles flying in from all angles, modern football is more about style than substance. With the change in rules meaning less contact and all but eradicating sliding tackles the focus is now …Read More »
Cleats and Culture – Italy
Stylish and fashionable are a couple of words that are typically used to describe the culture of Italians. When watching Italian football the players always seem to be more conscious of their appearance than any other league, with the long flowing hair, head bands and super tight football stripes. Growing …Read More »
Cleats and Culture – USA
Different countries and cultures have always fascinated me, I don’t like to stereotype but when you think of certain cultures you can’t help but think of certain things. For example, if you were asked to describe Italy the vast majority would say stylish and fashionable. Or when asked to describe …Read More »