ASICS Acros 2 and Acros Pro 2 Tech Breakdown

The update the boots needed If you have read my reviews of both the ASICS Acros and the Acros Pro, you will know that the upper was the one thing holding these boots back from being easy to recommend. While the lockdown, soleplate, fit and just about everything else about the boots were great, the […]

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Nike’s “Disruption” releases are too much.

Disrupting everything Nike has a habit of dropping hype releases fairly often. They are intended as a way to shake up the market and shift focus on whatever they’re deciding to talk about for that cycle. Sometimes these releases make sense, like the recent Tiempo Legend 9 MI boots. But other times we get stuff […]

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Puma Ultra Ultimate Review

A speed boot worth trying Disclaimer: I work part time as a sales rep for Adler Thanks to BOOTHYPE for helping me get the boots. The Big Cat has done well in the past few years increasing their presence in the football world. Partially this is because of the signings they have made but that […]

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GaijinBootBlog and Adler

So, over the past few months I have been heavily pushing the Japanese brand, Adler. Part of this came from the fact that I really do like their boots. I have been impressed with their line up and performance has been great across the line with the Yatagarashu and the Horenso quickly working their way […]

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Adler Yamatokyo Review

A Boot for Battle Something that is not really seen in the market these days is a synthetic boot that is classically styled. Even rarer is a handmade example of such a boot. It almost seems contradictory, a classic style synthetic boot. But Adler had a challenge to fulfill, make a boot that is durable […]

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Adler Yatagarshu versus the Mizuno Morelia II Made in Japan

A made in Japan coming together Regular readers of this blog will know my love the of the Mizuno Morelia II Made in Japan. You will have also no doubt have read my recent review of the Adler Yatagarashu in which I gave it high praise. But now down to what everyone wants to know: […]

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Adler Jarumakan Review

The standard model sets a standard While Adler has gone to great lengths to refreshen and rebuild their entire lineup, that does not mean they have completely forgotten their past. The Jarumakan, which is seen by the brand as their standard model, is somewhat reminiscent of their previous Toledo model. It is an interesting juxtaposition […]

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Football Boots: How to Choose Your Next Pair Review

A Boot reviewer does a book review Thanks to Footballboots.co.uk for providing a copy of the book Two common things I get asked about is which boots should someone choose and about the sizing. There has been a lot of temptation to make an exhaustive guide about a lot of the boots on the market, […]

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A Look into the Ethics of Kangaroo Leather

Thanks to Sokito (@officialsokito) for making this post possible. Kangaroo leather has been for many years seen as the top leather available for football boots. No matter the brand, whenever there is a top leather model it is almost always kangaroo leather. After all, kangaroo leather is a unique material. In its best-used form, it […]

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Adler Horenso Review

A lightweight leather Champion Continuing with the relaunch of the brand, Adler have designed their own take of a lightweight leather boot, the Horenso. With a design that looks sleek and still classic at the same time, Adler have sought to bridge the gap between how a classic boot looks and how it performs and […]

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