Corporate Responsibility

Or lack thereof The past few years have finally seen companies’ have their collective feet held to the fire for various issues that were a result of their business practices. While a lot of companies are gradually (but slowly) getting better, there are still a lot of problems that these companies need to correct. One […]

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Mizuno Morelia UL review

An incredible boot – with one noticeable flaw The Morelia Ultralight is another boot that I have quite a long history with. The white colourway, which was originally released in 2008, was the second ever pair of Mizuno boots I bought, and I had them for years. I bought a second pair after they were […]

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Nike Mercurial Vapor 13 Elite AG-Pro Review

Well…not what was expected This might surprise some people but I have quite an extensive history with the Mercurial Vapor series. I only had the Talaria for the first model but after that I had the Vapor K, two pairs of the Vapor II, almost every colour of the Vapor III, the Berry Vapor IV, […]

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European Super League

Load of shit Edit: According to Bloomberg, investment bank JP Morgan will invest 4 Billion Euros in The Super League. Because of course “investors” are heavily involved. Greedy assholes. Let’s get right into this. Its greed. Pure and unadulterated greed. They don’t care about fans, the players, or the game as a whole. We would […]

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Mizuno ZeroGlide Laces Review

Mizuno fixes its flaws Even though year after year the love for Mizuno has been spreading and the brand has become more popular among boot nerds, there has been a consistent issue that people had with their boots. This being, the laces. Mizuno have quite often used thicker, cotton-feeling laces on some of its most […]

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A reason why so many players are switching to the Nemziz

A win-win for adidas Recently, there has been a large rise of players switching over to the adidas Nemeziz. It’s a surprising change given the fact that its pretty much a public secret at this point that the Nemeziz will be discontinued this year. Boot Wizard did a video on this recent phenomenon, which made […]

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Blog Update #6

Looking ahead First of all, I greatly appreciate everyone’s continued support for the blog. This past week or so has been quite rough on a personal level so the fact that the blog readership is remaining steady is really pleasing. So, thank you. Onto what’s coming next, the next review will be a surprise to […]

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Gatekeeping and collecting

A small but noticeable issue One of the joys of collecting football boots is just how much stuff there is out there. There have been so many different releases that you could talk to several people and no two people would have the same favourites. Its nice to see variance in people’s collections from the […]

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Washable Kangaroo Leather and Scotch Gard Leather

Mizuno’s Present versus Past What leather is treated with and its advantages that it has over other leather boots is not something that is talked about much with other brands. Sure, Nike talks about ACC and adidas has much to say about its FusionSkin but outside of what they are, there isn’t much said about […]

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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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