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Coming soon…

shortly, we’ll be taking an in-depth look at Nike’s Mercurial Vapor 9, including an unboxing video – keep your eyes on the site for a review of one of the biggest releases in the market!

vapor 9 site teaser

Puma King Finale SL 1 Review

To say I was excited when I opened up this box is a massive understatement, the King SL has been a boot I’ve wanted to test ever since Thierry Henry returned to Arsenal and scored an absolute cracker on his debut in a pair. Straight away you feel the softness of the leather and the surprisingly minimal weight of this boot.

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Nike GS – An eco friendly football boot

Nike has caught everyone off guard with the announcement of the GS, a new – eco-friendly football boot.

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Nike Mercurial Vapor 8 SG Pro Review

About a month ago, we brought you a review of the hotly anticipated Vapor 8 in FG, we were lucky enough to get our hands on the SG pro model last week, and I’ve been testing them out this week.

The SG Pro soleplate sees a huge change in Nike’s soleplate for the soft ground market, which previously featured a fairly regular 6 stud configuration. The radical re-design is steeped in player-history, which might seem odd seeing as this is the first public release boot with the soleplate on, but for the past few seasons the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr have been wearing boots with this soleplate on, as per their own personal requirements

Images via Soccerbible

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Is your football shirt killing you?

The EU Consumer Watchdog BEUC has tested sixteen home shirts for the Euro 2012 finalists, and the results were ‘worrying’ according to the Watchdog. They go as far to suggest that wearing the shirts ‘may pose a health risk’

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