Football (soccer) allegiances are part of your heritage in England and around the world.  The team dad cheers for (traditionally the local team) is the team his sons and daughters cheer for.  But that is all changing in this digital media world where a father i...
El Clásico. No two words can grasp the sports world’s attention like a matchup between two of the biggest superpowers in global football. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona creates divides among social classes and political stances amidst a background of a Civi...
This winter, Nike, the official ball supplier of the three biggest leagues in Europe – the Barclays Premier League, Spain’s La Liga and Italy’s Serie A TIM – will have a hi-vis ball to play with. As the days grow shorter and the nights e...
As is becoming a tradition before a Clasico match, Nike yesterday unveiled the latest Mercurial Superfly CR7 cleat. Inspired by an out-of-this-world theme, the black boots have a shimmer effect meaning they will sparkle under the lights. Cristiano Ronaldo today...
Puma have launched a striking new colourway for its power boot, the EvoPower. Set to be worn exclusively by Cesc Fabregas this weekend as Chelsea take on Manchester United, the new pool green, white and grenadine evoPower will look to make its mark on the pitch...
Well-represented in this season’s UEFA Champions League by six players from FC BATE Borisov, Belarus will be in the international spotlight in November when they meet reigning European champion Spain in a UEFA UERO 2016 qualifier. Three days later they will hos...
The Chicago Fire has a new third kit crafted by a fan that is definitely Chicago-inspired. The kit debuted in a scoreless draw against the Montreal Impact on October 5th. In July 2013, the Chicago Fire held a contest left for the fans to determine what the club...
This week’s electrifying Champions League fixtures were lit up by the addition of adidas’ new Crazylight line of boots. Even though all four of adidas’ boots were given the Crazylight treatment, only two of them, the adiZero Crazylight and the Predator Instinct...
Nike has a history of releasing a new CR7 boot just before a Clasico, and with Saturday’s clash on the horizon they have released the latest Mercurial Superfly signature cleat. This boot comes in a classic black, and features a unique shimmering effect. This is...
One of the great perks of working in the soccer industry is getting to make the pilgrimage to Nike’s global headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon a couple of times a year.  It sounds like something that would get old but there is so much sports going on it never do...
Ranked 46 in the world by FIFA, Bulgaria is now wearing kits from Spanish firm Joma after several years with PUMA. The Lions’ new match range was unveiled earlier this month during the last round of UEFA EURO 2016 qualifiers. The Bulgaria Under-19 men’s team wa...
We got our first indication that Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey’s Adidas contract was up after he was spotted wearing a black-out boot on the weekend against Hull City. The boot in question was a Nike Tiempo Legend; however, it was a Swoosh-less version, makin...
Adnan Januzaj is hoping his new look impressed head coach Louis van Gaal.  The Belgian international was given his first Premier League start of the season for Manchester United on Monday and trotted out with a pair of all-white Warrior cleats.  The Red Devils ...
Sergio Aguero knocked in 4 goals as Manchester City defeated Tottenham 4-1.  It marked the first time this season that a player has scored 4 goals and was the highest scoring matchday thus far with 36 goals in addition to a season record 4 own goals. The 4-goal...
This week’s action was packed full of boot spots. Here are the best of the lot. Aaron Ramsey – Nike Tiempo Legend IV Ramsey’s move away from adidas was the biggest boot spot of the lot. The Welshman showed up wearing a swoosh-less version of the Nike Tiem...