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Adidas Nitrocharge 1.0 – Boot Review

Red Nitrocharge

Adidas refer to the Nitrocharge as “The Engine” and they are aimed at box to box midfielders who require relentless energy for the full 90 minutes. The Nitrocharge is a brand new silo from Adidas that was only released in May and uses some interesting technology. My preference in football …

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Diadora Maracana L – Boot Review

The Diadora Maracana RTX 12 has earned its reputation over the past years as the go-to boot for players wanting consistent high quality.  Diadora decided that it was time for an upgrade and they brought out the all new Diadora Maracana L, with L standing for Leather in this case.  …

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Adidas Nitrocharge 2.0 – Boot Review

Adidas Nitrocharge 2.0

The Adidas Nitrocharge 2.0, is the mid-tier release in the Nitrocharge silo. The concept itself should be up for innovation of the year in the soccer world in my opinion. Thanks to the boss (cheers boss), I’ve been closing out the outdoor season up here in the Great White North in …

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Nike Mercurial Veloce IX AG – Boot Review

Nike Veloce AG

A long time front runner for Nike, the mercurial series has always had a reputation for having explosive speed and a barefoot feel.  But for those who can’t splash the cash on the top of the line Vapor, the mid tier has proven itself as a solid option.  The Mercurial …

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Nike Mercurial Miracle III – Boot Review

Nike Miracle III soccer cleats

As far as mid-tier boots go, you can’t get much better quality than the Nike Miracle III. In fact, I wouldn’t really consider them mid-tier because they can probably out perform not only past Miracles but a lot of Vapors too! They weigh in at a light 8.2oz, which is impressive …

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Nike Bomba Finale II – The Review

Nike Bomba Finale II Toe

After a long stint as the top turf boot on the market the Bomba Finale finally got a successor. The Nike Bomba Finale II is unrecognizable from the previous Bomba finale, it seems to more closely resemble the Hypervenom as they both utilize NikeSkin in the upper. There has been …

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Mizuno Ignitus II KH – The Review

It’s not everyday that a rec league hacker can get his hands on a pair of boots which have been designed to the exact specifications of a World Class footballer! Thanks to my sister who was working in Japan, and brought me home a gift, I’ve been able to do …

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Ryal Europa: The Review

Ryal Europa featured

Italian, hand made, high quality kangaroo leather picked from Tuscan tanneries were some of the features that got me excited about reviewing the Ryal Europa. I’m a big fan of heritage leather football boots and was eager to find out if there was much difference between the standard machine made …

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Mizuno Morelia Neo – The review

Mizuno Morelia Neo

The main selling point for the Mizuno Morelia Neo that they are one of the lightest kangaroo leather boots on the market, weighing a very impressive 170grams. A common opinion on lightweight models is that companies sacrifice durability and comfort in order to shed the weight of the boots. Having previously worn …

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Puma King 2013 – A Second Look

KING 2013

Lately companies are overhauling tried and true traditional ranges in the boot market.  It seems as if Puma have pursued the path of the Adidas adiPure Range and “modernized” the King series.  This new release is designed to blend speed, comfort, and control. Puma abandoned the iconic fold-over tongue and …

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XBlades Legend Elite – The Review

XBlades Legend Elite Soccer Cleats

It’s always an exciting time when a new pair of boots arrives at my house. The arrival of the X-Blades Legend Elite was no different. The Aussie outfit claim to be the first company to produce boots with bladed studs, as a proponent of classic round studs I should have …

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Concord Techno Kangaroo: A Second Look

concord techno Side

While Bryan has already reviewed the Concord Techno, I feel a second look at an interesting boot from outside the big three (Adidas, Nike, Puma) can always be useful. The Concord Techno Kangaroo features a blackout design,  a full kangaroo upper and an innovative shot control panel. The boot is a …

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