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Umbro Velocita – Where to Get Them, What To Expect

Umbro Velocita Pro

Released in February this year, we have been awaiting more details on the availability of the Umbro Velocita on the US market. Sadly, widespread availability hasn’t arrived. But there is one place you can pick up a pair at a steal of a deal (more on that below.) But first, I …

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Pepe and Umbro – It’s More Than Just Boots

Umbro and Pepe

Everyone has a story about their first top tier pair of boots. Maybe they were a birthday present, a gift for an outstanding report card, or a reward for making that regional team you tried out for. No matter the occasion, you always remember the story around your first pair …

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Umbro Speciali “Eternal” Released, And They Are Here to Stay!

Umbro Speciali Eternal

Reborn and ready to take on the modern game, Umbro has released the Speciali “Eternal” to take on everything the market has to offer! If these boots look similar, well they should because it is inspired by the greatest boot in Umbro’s history. Think of players such as Carlos Valderrama and …

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Unboxing the Umbro Velocita Presentation Case

Umbro Velocita Presentation Case

You always have to appreciate when a company goes out of their way to ensure there is something “just a little extra special” about a new release. It shows a higher level of confidence in their final product, that they want it to be showcased and profiled to a wider …

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Umbro Introduce The Speed Focused “Velocita” – Glory For All!

Umbro Velocita Side Profile

Umbro are back on the market with a brand new speed boot and there is something about these that is sure to attract player attention. It is the Umbro Velocita, a 5.8oz acceleration machine, intended to “bring some glory to your game” as you twist and turn away from defenders, …

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Umbro UX-1 Concept Goes Blackout for Winter

UX1 Blackout

If you have had the opportunity to test the Umbro UX-1, I think you will agree that they are a quality power boot with a lot of upside on the pitch. Well, Umbro has doubled their appeal by producing a concept pair in a complete Blackout colorway. These things look …

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How Many Teams Currently Wear Umbro Kits? Plus Win A Jersey

Umbro Kits

One area where Umbro has been making a conceited push of late is in the jersey market. We haven’t seen a great deal from them boot wise, but the list of teams that wear their kit continues to increase. Today, they released this pretty awesome movie to celebrate those teams. …

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What You Need to Know About the Umbro GeoFLARE!

Umbro GeoFLARE

In recent time, Umbro has made a mini comeback on the US market, with several different silos released in limited numbers. On of those boots is the GeoFLARE, a boot composed of hard hitting materials and plenty of attitude. It is the visually prominent camouflage design that really makes them …

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Part-Time Footballer, Puskas Award Finalist – Iconic Moments in Soccer and the Boots They Wore

Who is Matty Burrows? It’s a good question to start off the second edition of “Iconic Moments in Soccer and the Boots They Wore“.  For those who are unfamiliar with football in Northern Ireland, Matty Burrows is a striker who formerly played for Glentoran of the Northern Ireland Premiership and …

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Umbro UX-1 Concept – Taking Another Look

Umbro UX-1 Side Profile

It’s been about two months now, since Bryan gave us his review of Umbro’s new concept boot the UX-1. Now it’s a boot which really piqued my interest, and not just because it marks the English brands first true foray into the boot market (the GeoFlare saw a limited release, and little …

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Umbro UX-1 Review

Umbro UX-1 Upper

Just over a month ago, the folks at the Double Diamond dropped some subtle hints that they had a new boot on the horizon, ready for release before the World Cup. Upon release, the Umbro UX-1 drew some gasps and set a new tone for the brand as they step …

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Umbro GeoFlare Gets A New World Cup Colorway

World Cup GeoFlare

Not a boot we have covered much since their release last July, but an ultra fresh version of the Umbro GeoFlare has been released to coincide with the kick-off of the World Cup –  Chile international, Maurico Pinilla, will be the player to spot wearing them. From a performance perspective, there is an …

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Umbro UX-1 “Unboxed” – Plus Now Available in the US!

Umbro UX-1

A few weeks back, we received a pair of the latest Umbro boots to be released – the UX-1. Given the fact we haven’t seen much activity from the Double Diamond over the past 12 months (since their high profile split from Nike), it has been refreshing to experience first …

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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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