Blog Plans for 2022

Setting Up some Loose Goals In a hope to stick to somewhat of a plan this year, I figured I should layout the plans for this year. Obviously, I will be doing reviews of various boots, but I would also like to be more consistent in terms of producing content. I am going to try […]

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GajinBootBlog’s 2021 Boot Awards

What a thrilling ride this year was. Football almost Came Home, we were treated to a ton (too many) of releases, some great colourways, some weird colourways, plenty of highs and plenty of lows. We have also seen many collectors begin to leave the market and the continued rise of resellers. Obviously, there’s more to […]

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Boot Wishes for 2022

The end of the year is fast approaching, and we have again had a year of remakes, “fresh” colourways and releases to give almost everyone a choice. We have seen Nike been put on the defensive by adidas with the release of the Speedflow and Puma continue to put pressure on those two with releases […]

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adidas’ Great yet Baffling Release

A good idea/A bad idea Yesterday saw the release of the first 100% vegan adidas football boot through a collab (supposedly) between Paul Pogba and Stella McCartney. If we want to be diplomatic, the colourway of the boot can be described as polarizing. But while this splits opinion, the boot itself seems like a great […]

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My love, Derby County

My club This one is going to more personal than other pieces I have written. As some may or may not know. I am a Derby County supporter. I have been supporting the club since 1997. There have been lots of ups and downs, but this is probably one of the scariest times to be […]

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ASICS Ultrezza 2 AI Sustainable Tech Breakdown and Thoughts

A great, forward-thinking boot. However… At the start of July this year ASICS released the Ultrezza 2. Although I have already done a tech breakdown of the initial release (which you can find here), there is some interesting things to go over with this new, sustainable version that ASICS have just released. ASICS says that […]

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Not every boot needs to have an attached tongue, once-piece upper

Restrictive in more ways than one The majority of the boots by the bigger brands these days all have one thing in common: one-piece uppers. It makes sense why they have decided to do this. A one-piece upper, or one with an attached tongue provides a more “on the foot” fit and it is supposed […]

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Its OK Nike and Adidas – you can drop your leather Silos

Neither company is fully committing to them This could have been such a stellar year for fans of the Copa silo and the Tiempo Legend silo. Both got new releases that had the looks to get people excited. For adidas, it was the fact that the boots looked like an evolution of the 19/20 models […]

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Classic Boot Brands Should make a Classic Speed Boot

An untapped market It has been almost 23 years since the first proper speed boot was released on the market in the form of the original Mercurial. Since that time, various brands have all tried their hand at making a speed boot at one point or another. Brands like Lotto have even recently even brought […]

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