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Battle-Sox: A Review in Brief

While we tend to focus primarily on boots here at SC101, it isn’t just boot manufacturers who are searching for the latest and greatest technical innovations, it trickles all the way down to the humble sock manufacturers too, on occasion. Enter Battle-Sox a Hong Kong based company who have developed …

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Nike Release Swoosh Filled “Metal Flash Pack”

Nike Metal Flash Pack

Nike released their latest collection today, Metal Flash Pack, with bold flashy colors and some sleek metallic Swooshes placed across their key silos. Added to the Total Crimson Tiempo Legend released yesterday, Nike place a coat of Mango on the Mercurial; Hyper Grape on the Magista; and Turquoise on the Hypervenom. There …

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Nike Tiempo Legend 6 Released in “Total Crimson”

Tiempo Legend Total Crimson

It is not often you see a new Tiempo Legend colorway get such a splashy promotional release. But it seems the folks at Nike really want to place a direct emphasis on how eye-cathchingly sharp this latest Tiempo Legend 6 looks. Featuring a Total Crimson upper, these will be part …

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How Does Primeknit 16.1 Fit? (And Other Questions Answered)

Primeknit 16 Review

Just last week, adidas introduced us to another of their tech advanced boots, this one in the form of Ace 16.1 Primeknit. Featuring a higher than usual ankle collar and knit right through the upper, this second generation release is intended to offer players a completely different type of in-game …

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Adidas ACE16+ PURECONTROL – Laceless Boot Review

PURECONTROL Review

As part of their mission to revolutionize the game, adidas has released what is the most competitive laceless boot ever to hit the market. The Ace16+ PURECONTROL is a boot that relies on compression knit to keep your feet locked down through wear. The idea of boots without laces is …

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Adidas Release Ace16+ PURECONTROL in Core Black

Black adidas Ace16 PURECONTROL

Following up on the intro colorway, adidas has gone somewhat more traditional with the second Ace16+ PURECONTROL release. Featuring a very clean Core Black/Neon Green upper design, this is a look that is sure to draw some extra attention. When you add in the chrome finish seen on the soleplate, …

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Customs and Concepts: settpace

We move onto the second edition of Customs:; where every week or so we’ll feature designs from some of the best and brightest Instagram customization artists. This weeks feature is the UK based Marlon Feeney Thompson, or as he’s known on Instagram settpace. Once again we’ve selected some of his most interesting …

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Ace16+ PURECONTROL vs Magista Obra – Which to Choose?

One of the most common question that has surfaced regarding the heavily promoted Adidas Ace16+ PURECONTROL to date is how they compare with the Nike Magista Obra? Laces aside, the boots are intended to provide players with a similar style of premium in-game performance. And when you also factor in the knit upper design, …

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Nike Free Mercurial Superfly – Wolf Grey/Game Royal Edition

If you are looking for a shoe that remasters Cristiano Ronaldo’s off-pitch off-pitch style, these Nike Free Mercurial Superfly are a must have. Although not the signature CR7 version, this Wolf Grey/Game Royal version is seriously on-point and in my opinion, the best colorway in the series to date. In order to create it, a flexible …

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adidas Ace 16.1 Primeknit Released

adidas continue to dazzle the market with revolutionary new releases, today’s introduction of ACE 16.1 PRIMEKNIT providing a completely new level of performance. For the first time, Primeknit covers the whole upper of the boot for total 360 degree control allowing players to boss everyone, with every touch, every part …

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Neymar Gets Custom ‘Ousadia Alegria’ Hypervenom Phantom II

Neymar Hypervenom Featured

This release seems to cement the fact that Neymar is set to continue as the lead athlete wearing the Hypervenom silo, as Nike treat him to these custom Hypervenom Phantom II. Neymar Jr.’s new “Ousadia Alegria” boots embody an expression the athlete lives by and has tattooed on his calves. Translating to “daring” …

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