Adidas Predator X

Adidas launched the new Adidas Predator X Football Boots, which are available through the FSC Shop. Its the Tenth Generation Predator and one of the most eagerly anticipated football boots in a very long time. The adidas Predator X has arrived with expectation of been the 'most powerful football boot in the world.' Its improved power not only helps in its aim to achieve more swerve and control but gives the player more confidence in their performance. Through vigorous testing the Predator X is proven to have on average 7% more kicking power than the most recent Predator football boot.

The boot has been designed with the help and insight from one of the greatest footballers of all time, Zinedine Zidane, and will be worn some of the best players in the modern game such as Steven Gerrard and Michael Ballack.

It’s been one of the most talked about boots of the year – the latest addition to the Nike football boot family. And now it’s here.

Nike has the Total 90 Laser II for power, the Superfly and Vapor V for speed and for touch, there’s the heritage classic that is the Tiempo. And today they reveal the fourth boot in their line up, the eagerly anticipated CTR360.

The elite level boot is the CTR360 Maestri for which Nike say they have pushed the technological boundaries to create a boot with greater control. Working with their stable of top internationals (and let’s face it, they’ve got a few to choose from) Nike have come up with a boot that will deliver from the last line of defence to the first point of attack.

The CTR360 is available through the FSC Shop in two colourways – Red / Black / White and secondary version in White / Black / Yellow - or Design Your 360CTR with NIKEiD


Today, PUMA launches its latest speed football boot range, the v1.10.

As the successor to the v1.08, we’d been hoping that some of the early images that started floating around cyber-space at the start of the year were wide of the mark. Sadly, they weren’t. Having received two pairs of the new football boots, experts can report that the v1.10’s are something of a let down.

No doubt other reviews will be more flattering, but at Footy Boots, they don’t answer to any retailers so therefore, they are at liberty to give it to you as they see it.

So buckle up…this is going to be a rough ride.


1994 was a great year, an historic year for football in the USA. Nike has launched this spectacular new Special Edition Nike Tiempo 94 football Boots as a great way to relive that great 1994 World Cup! The new Nike Tiempo 94 football Boots are available HERE

The 1994 World Cup was a turning point in U.S. soccer history. The U.S. hosted the tournament for the first time, advanced to the knockout stage, and shattered the World Cup attendance record. In the final, Romario led Brazil against Italy and captain Paolo Maldini. Both men wore the Nike Tiempo Premier.

Nike has recreated the classic Tiempo from 1994! This limited edition boot has the throwback style of the '94 boot with a modern, updated outsole for excellent traction.


Adidas has released the latest adiPure II which will be available through the FSC Shop from October 1st . The official colourway is given as Black / Black / Gold and it’s a boot that will doubtless prove incredibly popular with the current crop of ‘Pure wearers such as Kaka and Frank Lampard.

As ever, the quality workmanship of the adidas boots is well to the fore as are the popular and usual features.

This hand crafted football boot is made from 100% K-leather which moulds to the shape of your foot, making it one of the most comfortable boots on the market.

It incorporates a new upper with asymmetrical lacing for a glove-like fit.  The football boot also includes a pre-moulded sockliner with additional EVA inserts for comfort and cushioning as well as Traxion outsoles for unrivalled performance and grip.

Frontline Football


There’s no getting away from the Umbro Speciali range right now. Umbro have been going to town in marketing this football boot and they have been doing so in style.

Their latest offering in the range is this plain, but classy, white red version of the Speciali, which made its debut on the feet of England skipper John Terry against Holland.

John Terry commented:

"The new Speciali is the best football boot Umbro has ever built. I’ve been testing it out and it’s not only a stylish and functional boot, but also gives the perfect fit and comfort I need to play at this level.

This football boot features a specially designed sole-plate for Terry, different than the SG model available on general sale. You can also expect to see Arsenal’s Gaël Clichy wearing this colourway for the Gunners this season in the Premier League."


Back in March Footy Boots ran a series of articles questioning the robustness of the Nike Mercurial Vapor Superfly.

With the football boot world keenly anticipating the release of these highly innovative boots, it had become clear that the Nike footwear was struggling to stand up to the rigours of the professional game as Didier Drogba, Andrey Arshavin and Luis Fabiano all suffered the indignity of ripped boots.

And so, just days before the launch of the Superfly on the retail market, Nike pulled the plug and recalled the boots from general sale. Fair play to Nike for that. Not only did they cancel the campaign but they held their hands up, admitted there was a fault and indicated their determination to put it right.

And now, three months on, the Superfly is back.


Italy’s Giuseppe Rossi prefers the Lotto Vento Diablo KL and while it seems to suit him, it does give us the perfect opportunity to show you the updated model, the Vento Diablo KL Due, which will be on sale from early July.

It may be at the lower end of the Lotto scale, but it boasts a whole heap of technology (some of it wonderfully jargonistic) along with a very individual graphic scheme.

Aimed at the player who wants innovation without sacrificing natural materials, the Vento Diablo Due KL gets off to a good start with its kangaroo leather upper, water repellent of course, and asymmetric lacing.


The Lotto Zhero Gravity Tre, a very lightweight football boot has been designed for speed and in particular, those super fast players who count on sprints and sudden changes of direction to win.

However, unlike most of the high end Lotto models, the Zhero Gravity Tre is not equipped with the Italian company’s Twist’nGo technology which was launched back in 2008 ahead of the European Championships.

The Zhero Gravity Tre is the evolution of the first laceless football boot, the Zhero Gravity, which we first saw during the 2006 World Cup.