Tuesday , August 9 2022

Cleat reviews

Puma King XL Italia Review

The release of the Puma King XL Italia celebrates two unique events. First of, the fact that the Puma King soccer cleat has graced the market for over 40 years, and second is a celebration of Italian soccer, and in particular double World Cup winning coach Vittorio Pozz.  The XL Italia has …

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Lotto Stadio Primato Review

Unless you have personally worn a pair of Lotto Stadio Primato, you will be surprised to hear how under-rated these cleats are! I wore Lotto boots in college, but I had only used the Zhero range. The Stadio range is completely different; they hold a timeless, classic look and are made of a …

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Adidas adiPURE III Review

A week before the end of 2009, there has been a new contender for soccer cleat of the year released: the Adidas adiPURE III. If you have spoke to me about soccer cleats in the last few months, I am sure to have told you about how much I love …

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Nike Mercurial Vapor V Review

Cristiano Ronaldo, Robinho and Pato, what do these World class players have in common? The Nike Mercurial Vapor V, that’s what! Over the past few seasons, Ronaldo has become the poster boy for Nike, with dazzling performances that saw him win the 2008 World Player of the year award. Each release in the Vapor range, …

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Adidas Predator X Review

Adidas has, again, raised the bar in their fight to be top-dog in the elite world of soccer cleats, by releasing a completely new and advanced type of power boot; the Adidas Predator X. With just 8 months until the beginning of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Adidas …

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Adidas adiPURE II Follow-Up Review

In April, I had the opportunity to review some Adidas adiPURE II soccer cleats for the first time, and it turned out to be a great success! Lately, I have been wearing some unusual looking cleats like the bright Puma V1.10 and the Concave PT+’s, and after some extensive slagging from my soccer …

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Puma V1.10 Review

The Puma V1.10 has hit the US market, nearly two weeks earlier than expected! We are not complaining though, as we have had over two weeks to test them out, and I have been eagerly awaiting 10/10 to arrive! The v1.10 is Puma’s latest follow-up to the popular v1.08, with some advanced updates in …

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Nike Tiempo 94: Commemorating US Soccer History

You have got to love this latest Nike Tiempo release, specially designed to commemorate the US team of ’94. I remember when the 1994 World Cup took place here in the US, I was glued to a TV in Ireland throughout the tournament, as the Irish team battled to the first knockout stage. Ireland’s first …

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Umbro Speciali Review

I find it intriguing how different companies approach different market places. One example of this is Umbro. Back in Ireland (where I grew up), Umbro is seen to be one of the absolute leaders in terms of footwear and soccer gear. Yet, here in the US, the company has taken a …

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Diadora Maracana Turf Cleat Review

When playing on turf I usually go straight for firm ground shoes, but recently I started wearing turf specific shoes during training. I have to say that they have been working out real well! The reason I prefer firm ground cleats is because they feel more natural too me, especially as a winger as …

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Umbro SX Valor II Review

One of Umbro’s big releases in the past year was the Umbro SX Valor II cleat, and it brings style and comfort to those that wear them. Worn by the likes of John Terry and Deco, the SX Valor II have received good reviews simply because Umbro have been able …

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Under Armour Create Review

The second release in Under Armour’s attack on the soccer market is the Under Armour Create soccer cleat. At first glance, the Create is very different to any other cleat in the market, with Under Armour definitely stamping their style on the cleat. Technology is something that UA have placed …

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Lotto Zhero Evolution Due Review

Lotto have built a reputation for creating high quality cleats with an unmistakeable Italian style and flair. The Lotto Zhero Evolution Due is no different as it delivers on performance, while also offering a stylish look. Add to this one of the most unique features available on any cleat on the market, Twist’N Go technology, and you have …

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mi Adidas Personalized F50 TUNIT

Adidas have given soccer players the unique ability to create and personalize their own pair of F50 TUNiT cleats. This is a pretty cool concept that allows players to have cleats designed in the way that they want, ending with a one off design that no one else will have! …

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