Wednesday , December 1 2021

Umbro

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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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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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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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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Umbro Geometra Pro II Review

For a while now, we have been wondering what is going on with Umbro and how their sale from Nike would affect what direction the company takes. Well in between the changeover, we have been treated to what looks like a Nike/Umbro hybrid of sorts in the form of the …

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Umbro Geometra II Pro Released

Geometra Pro II Colorways

Umbro are back on the market after their relationship with Nike finally ended in a blaze of emotions. Welcoming in the all new Umbro Geometra II Pro, a follow-up release that has some big boots to fill after the success of the initial Geometra. No pressure! We haven’t been treated …

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Umbro GT2 Pro – Neon Orange/Neon Green

What's With This Colorway? It seems like a long time since we have seen a release from Umbro, but this week we have been introduced to 2 extremely dramatic new colorways in the GT2 Pro range. And if they were trying to make a statement as in "Umbro is back", then they certainly have! On this occasion, I'm not sure that the Neon Orange/Black/Neon Green mix is going to create the reaction they were looking for!

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Umbro GT2 Pro Review

Umbro GT2 Front

If you are looking for a speed boot that offers a different take from the mainline releases, the Umbro GT2 Pro is a boot that is worth checking out. When this boot was released, they actually garnered plenty of media attention for their full-flavored look and independent charm. In a …

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Umbro Speciali 3 Pro in Pearlized White Released

Umbro Speciali Pealized White

If you are on the market for a highly visible yet somber release, there is probably none better than this new installment of the Umbro Speciali 3. Officially listed as a Pearlized White/Black/Pewter, this colorway carries a clean K-leather upper with some off-beat detailing. Built to be a traditional, no …

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Umbro Geometra Pro White/Brilliant Blue Released

Geometra Pro in White Blue

The latest and brightest colorway release we have seen to date in the Umbro Geometra Pro range comes in a White/Brilliant Blue/Risk Red. This is a clean looking boot with a little extra pop thanks to the Risk Red detailing used on the upper. I have consistently stated that these …

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