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Just Arrived – Umbro Speciali R Pro

Just arrived in the door for review comes this pretty tasty new release, the Umbro Speciali R Pro. These were released right around January of this year, with the likes of Michael Owen and Darren Bent sporting them in the EPL since. Umbro don’t tend to advertise much here in …

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Umbro Stealth II Pro

You might have spotted that the second edition of the Umbro Stealth Pro (Stealth II) was released a few months back, well finally they are available here in the US. The original Stealth series was released with the pretty unusual “Are you Fox or Chicken” campaign – I am glad …

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Lime Green Umbro GT – Go Faster

Spotted this over on the Umbro Facebook page today, set for release in February is a new Lime Green edition of the Umbro GT Pro. Worn by players such as England and Sunderland striker Darren Bent, the Umbro GT is designed for the fast, quick-thinking soccer player who likes to …

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Umbro GT Pro Review

Every so often, a new boot comes along that just flat out surprises you – and that was my reaction while testing the Umbro GT Pro. To be honest, I have never really been a big Umbro fan, although I have worn several different Umbro boots through my career. One …

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New Umbro Stealth Pro Colors Released

Umbro have released two new colors in the Umbro Stealth Pro range, both of which look pretty funky in my opinion! The official colors of each version are Black/White/Red and Black/White/Lime. I did like the previous release of the Stealth, including the White/Red version that I tested a few months …

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Michael Owen Receives Unique Umbro Specialis

Michael Owen has been a key figure in many of Umbro’s campaigns over the past 10 years. Well, as a reward for his loyalty and also to celebrate his 30th birthday, Umbro fulfilled his wish to have a picture of his horse, named ‘Speciali’, placed on the sole of the …

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Umbro Stealth Pro Review

The release of the Umbro Stealth Pro has had one of the most bizarre advertising campaigns in recent memory! “Are you Fox or Chicken?” reads the headline, followed by guys running a round a field in masks with feathers flying about the place. Strange, odd, confusing. But, once you get …

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Umbro Speciali Limited Edition

Umbro are next to join the Limited Edition club with the release of this rare Speciali release. The Speciali has been worn impressively by the likes of John Terry and free-scoring Sunderland striker Darren Bent. This version comes in a pretty bold Royal/Fluorescent Citrus color that will be very noticeable …

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Umbro Stealth: Are you Fox or Chicken?

I have to say, the advertising campaign for the new Umbro Stealth is pretty bizarre! Start with the slogan “Are you Fox or Chicken?“, and take a look at the video below…..odd! But one thing is clear,  the Stealth is designed for the cunning player who hunts just like a …

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Umbro Speciali Design Competition

Umbro are again running a cool ‘Customize your Speciali’s’ competition for aspiring cleat designers! To enter, all you have to do is design how you want the sole of the Umbro Speciali to look. If your design is selected as the top design, it will be worn by the likes …

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An Amateur’s Perspective of the Umbro Speciali

This is what it is all about, and exactly what I enjoy seeing when reviewing soccer cleats! Below is a two part series taken by amateurs who want to share their opinion on a soccer cleat, and in this version the Umbro Speciali. Art Director Stephen Owen and Benjamin Rose are …

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Umbro: Customize Your Speciali

Voting closed, and 10 finalists were selected on November 5th 2009!! There is a great competition involving designing a soccer cleat going on over at Umbro. Umbro is giving aspiring designers, or creative soccer players, the opportunity to design the soles of the Umbro Speciali. 11 lucky winners will have …

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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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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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