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Soccer Cleats and Players: QPR’s Rowan Vine

Hearing what professional players think about the cleats that they are wearing is always interesting! Professional players need to be confident in what they wear. It is funny, but there is a lot of positive psychology behind feeling “right” in the cleats you are sporting. One player that recently shared …

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Smelly Soccer Cleats: Whats the Solution?

Yes, we have all experienced it, the horrible stench of smelly soccer cleats that have been stuck in a bag for a week. Even though I should know better, there are times when I will leave my cleats in a bag for a week without taking them out to dry. When I am …

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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: 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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Puma V1.10 US Release Set for 10/10

Oh yes! The Puma V1.10 is set to be released in the US in less than 1 month, and we can not wait! In less than a week, we will start to review the eagerly anticipated release of the newest Puma soccer cleat, a cleat that Puma dub to be their “lightest and …

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FRS Review For Soccer Players

One question I have been meaning to tackle in recent times is whether or not FRS is suitable for soccer players. If you are not familiar with FRS it is the energy drink that athletes like Lance Armstrong and Derek Fisher swear by and use while competing at the highest …

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Nicklas Bendtner’s Pink Cleats Up For Sale!

That’s right, you can get your hands on the actual pair of cleats the Bendtner wore in the Champions put his notorious pink s League match between Arsenal FC and Dynamo Kiev at Emirates Stadium in London on the 25th of November 2008. Bendtner also scored the goal in that …

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SC101 – A Personal Shout Out!

With only one month to go to the one year anniversary of SC101'S beginning, we wanted to use a post to give ourselves a personal shout out and let you know where and how to find us, and also tell you about some plans we have down the line.

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Soccer Cleats Coupon: 15% Off (Sept 4th to 7th)

Quick deal to watch out for this weekend to help you save if you are thinking of buying some gear/cleats. It is the Friends & Family Sale and you can save 15% on your entire order by using code: 1FF15 at checkout over at Soccer.com. The offer runs from 3 pm …

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Reebok Instante Pro: Ryan Giggs is Reebok’s Prize Asset

How many times in the past have we heard that Ryan Giggs is ‘past it’ or ‘over the hill’! I remember when Giggs was 29 (around the 2004/05 Premier League Season) people were calling for him to leave Old Trafford, and there was a lot of speculation about Ferguson transferring …

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