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Richard Wyatt

When he's not playing deft flicks and through balls with various 7 a side teams, Richard is either enjoying a good brew or enlightening the world with SoccerCleats 101 and the good ship Twitter. Find him on Twitter if you want to know what a Sweeper/Deep Lying Playmaker looks like!

Has Adidas Actually Won the World Cup?

With this Sunday being the final of the World Cup I’ve been thinking a little bit. While we all know that the World Cup is contested between 32 countries and gets whittled down until much like Highlander, there can be only one! However, is it just countries who contest the …

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Adidas adiZero F50 – Top Scoring Boot at the World Cup

What do James Rodriguez, Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben, and Karim Benzema all have in common? Two things actually, they’re six of the leading goal scorers at the ongoing World Cup, and they’re all wearing a pair of the Adidas adizero F50‘s (either Battle or Earth pack). …

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The Linesmen – Shooting from the Lip at the Footy World

Welcome to the second edition of The Linesmen, Jim Gautier and my bi-weekly(ish) rant about things that we find interesting or things that bother us in the football landscape. From knitted boots to Sepp Blatter nothing is safe from our wrath. This week Jim and I will be writing about our …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 12 – David Villa Bows Out as Predator Has a BIG Day

Day 12 brings us our first spin at finishing off the group stages. Group’s A and B saw their final matches, and some furious multitasking was par for the course. Despite Group B being pretty much done and dusted there were a couple of treats still in store as Chile …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 9 – Five Star France

Day 9 of the World Cup treated us to a fiesta of goals and three absolutely cracking matches. From Italy and Costa Rica in the opener right through to Ecuador and Honduras in today’s finale. There’s quite a few pairs to cover in today’s edition of the World Cup Boot Recap, so …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 6 – The Keeper Who Stole The Show

It’s almost hard to believe we’re at Day 6 of the World Cup. We’ve been treated to some outstanding performances (US readers know what I’m talking about, hopefully you all woke up safely this morning after your party last night) and some incredible goals thus far. If you were lucky …

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World Cup Boot Recap Day 1 – Hypervenom Steals the Show

Good evening (unless you’re reading this Monday morning, in which case, Good Morning put the kettle on would ya) and welcome to the first edition of the World Cup Boot Recap. Your one stop shop for the skinny on what boot is making a splash at in the humid climes …

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Team SC101 Handicaps the World Cup: Favourites, Surprises, and Flops

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last, oh, let’s conservatively say 7 years, you’d know that the 2014 World Cup in upon us. If you have been living under a rock please get to me in the comments and let me know what it’s like, I’ve often …

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Warrior Release Full 2014/15 Porto Kit Line

At the end of May, US sportwear firm Warrior announced that they had linked up with Portugal’s most famous club FC Porto, in a deal which saw them sign on to produce the kits and training wear for the Portuguese giants. When they did so they teased a few images …

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FC Porto Link Up With Warrior

Since jumping into the soccer market US company Warrior has been focusing on producing high quality boots and attracting some high quality clubs to wear their kits. Today marks another high point for the Michigan based company, as it was announced that starting this coming season Warrior will be providing the …

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Puma evoPOWER 2 – Boot Review

When Mario Balotelli switched his allegiance to Puma at the tail end of 2013, the world was treated to a preview of the radical Puma evoPOWER silo. Since that time the evoPOWER has taken the boot landscape by storm, with world class players like Mario Balotelli, Cesc Fabregas, and Marco Reus all thriving …

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Real Madrid Foursome Prepare for a CL Final Battle

If you’re the type of person who reads our site on the regular, chances are you won’t need reminding that this weekend is the Champions League Final! Lisbon’s Estadio da Luz, home of the stunning EURO 2004 finals, will play host to the latest installment of the Madrid derby as nine …

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Bootspotting and Reaction to the England World Cup Squad

England Home Jersey Crest featured

This one’s a bit more tuned to our readers back in my motherland. However, if you support the England National Team there is the potential for some interesting times this summer in Brazil. Manager Roy Hodgson has named a youthful looking England squad for the upcoming World Cup, which pits England in …

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Is the New Umbro UX-1 The Real Deal?

Umbro UX-1

It started off with an unexpected tweet a week ago from Sporting Lisbon and England Youth International Eric Dier, which simply stated “Looking forward to using these #UX1 #fortheloveofboots” and included the picture above. To say my interest was piqued would be an understatement; I’ve been an Umbro fan since my youth, and …

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