Mizuno Morelia UL Tech Breakdown

A beloved model makes its return All photos credit: SoccerShopKamo The original Morelia UL released back in 2000 and underwent one model change in 2005 before the series was finally axed in 2015. It was one of the lightest leather boots around, coming in at 200 grams. Even several years after it was discontinued, it […]

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No, Your Boots aren’t worth 8000 Pounds

A stated price will have bad knock on effects In memory of Edwin Ventura. You will never be forgotten. We are going to start this off with a small disclaimer: I don’t dislike boot resellers as a whole, but certain bad actors and bad decisions have previously made me have to speak up about said […]

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Desporte Campinas JP Pro1 Review

An impressive offering Desporte was formed in Shizuoka, Japan in 2003 with the goal of creating top quality futsal shoes and apparel. The company’s motto is Quality Touch Control and they have strived to make shoes the are not only comfortable, but also supportive and a barefoot touch on the ball. Along the way, Desporte […]

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Cutting costs and visibility

Nike is sacrificing visibility, but there’s a better way to save cash Nike has recently been seeming to look for lots of ways to cut costs. From the biggest drains, like player sponsorships to smaller things, like stopping the personalization on player’s boots, Nike is doing its best to try and save money. There has […]

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Mizuno Monarcida Neo 2 Series Tech Breakdown

Mizuno updates one of its most popular series All Photos Credit: Kemari87/Kishispo In the wider world, the Monarcida series has never really been available, much less have an impact. Inside of Japan however, the Monarcida series is one of the reasons the Runbird dominates the market. Every new release in this launch ensures that there […]

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The Suppression of Original Content

Boot editing accounts have thwarted original content If you’ve been on Instagram on any amount of time, you will have probably come across repost accounts that only have pictures of “concept” boots. These are just somebody else’s photos of their boots with a filter slapped on them to make them seem unique. Not only do […]

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ASICS X Fly Pro Tech Breakdown

The Speediest ASICS Boot For years, it seemed like the X Fly was ASICS’ go to speed boot. According to the brand though, they were never an outright speed boot and more of a balanced boot. In order to properly compete with other speed boots, namely their domestic rivals Mizuno, ASICS released the X Fly […]

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Collecting Boots has changed

Limited Edition Boots are slowly killing the community This blog has gone on a lot about how limited-edition boots are causing issues by flooding the market with releases on top of releases and that limited edition don’t have the same power and mystique that they used to. There is also the issue that they are […]

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Remake Overload

Remakes have become too common It seems as if brands didn’t think they had enough product flooding the market. On top of all of the regular releases, we get limited edition colourways. If that wasn’t enough, there are a load of remakes being dumped onto the market. I love the idea of remakes and I […]

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The Boots that got away

Boots I missed out on For about 12 years now I have been actively collecting football boots. Throughout that entire, many boots have come and gone, but among those I’ve collected, sold, wore out, etc., there are still some pairs that have managed to elude me. Some for good reasons, others through bad luck, and […]

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