Customized soccer jerseys are the most popular trend for soccer fans.  The fan who has an official jersey but without one of the team’s players on the back is cool but it is obvious he is not hard core since he does not have a favorite player(s). The look is no...
The club season dominates the fans attention for 10 months out of the year.  Each season starts with the team looking to seal domestic glory with the league play in addition to cup action. Some teams are fortunate to have a change to also play for European glor...
The excitement surrounding new jersey releases was especially high last year.  The added attention was due to the new looks being unveiled for many national teams headed to Brazil last summer for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The brands, most notably adidas, Nike, a...
Indoor soccer gets an increase in players during the winter months as outdoor players flock to the small sided indoor games to keep their touch on the ball.  This year adidas has provided a ‘boost’ to the game by introducing their new Boost technology to soccer...
2014 was a huge year for soccer.  The playing of the 20th FIFA World Cup was the most anticipated event during the 365 days of 2014 but there were huge moments before and after Brazil 2014 that caught the eye and imagination of soccer and sports fans around the...
Real Madrid finished off 2014 in style and will have a new (or more accurately updated) look come 2015.  Los Merengues defeated San Lorenzo 2-0 in the FIFA Club World Cup final in Morocco on December 20 and will be showing off their new champions badge when the...
2014 was a great year for the German national team.  Die Mannschaft won their 4th World Cup and adidas announced that they had sold a record number of the official jersey.  With ‘more than 3 million shirts’ sold it is double the number sold when Germany hosted ...
By Ian Ennis – Over the years, I have had many Nike cleats. I have always been a big fan of the Nike line ever since I got my first pair of Tiempos when I was little. Throughout the years, every cleat I have owned has had superior quality and touch like n...
A sure sign that a player has risen to the level of superstar is when they are added to soccer’s gold standard.  The game’s gold standard is achieved when a player trots out on the field wearing a special gold cleat, frequently a one-of-a-kind or limited editio...
Say it ain’t so!  For traditionalist stop reading NOW. A study just completed by the Daily Mail has shown that an astounding 48% of Premier League players are pulling on white cleats with only 15% opting for black cleats in a study conducted during the matches ...
The First World War is one of the deadliest conflicts in history with more than 16 million soldiers and civilians dying during the 4-year war.  When the war started on July 28, 1914 most of Europe thought the soldiers would be home by Christmas.  This was not t...
Japan is making their final preparations for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.  Head coach Javier Aguirre named the 23-man roster for the finals which will be played in Australia between January 9 and January 31 and unveiled the team’s updated jersey that includes the ‘A...
Robin van Persie has been one of the keys to Manchester United’s resurgence over the last 6 games.  Wilfried Bony has been the go-to man for Swansea’s good start to the season.  After struggling with injuries Olivier Giroud appears to be back in form and findin...
The Football Association of Norway (Norges Fotballforbund or NFF) has unveiled a new association logo symbolic of the core values of Norwegian football and revealed a new team crest that will be worn on the national team jerseys. The new logo is a modernized an...
EA Sports has to be given some credit for bringing soccer into the mainstream in the U.S. with their popular game EA Sports FIFA Soccer.  The game made soccer cool for many young fans who never played the game but have become fans since picking up the game cont...