Boots are too expensive, actually

Economics always includes psychology Main Image Credit: SoccerBible So, I was going to a write a whole thing about New Balance’s interesting approach to a limited edition release, but then someone complained about people (rightly) taking issue with the high prices in the market right now. Now, I need to preface this by saying that […]

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Grip Socks aren’t the end-all

They can’t cover for everything In the past year there has seemingly been an explosion of new grip sock companies on the market and its virtually impossible to miss them. This isn’t a bad thing though, since the more competition there is, the more everyone has to step up their game. The flip side of […]

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The Future is Coming

But its already running late Recently adidas dropped their new Game Mode silo, which are boots that are made from 50% recyclable plastic and are available at a much lower price point. This also come at a time when Nike is pushing all of the new club kits that feature 100% recycled polyester fibre that […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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