A look back at 2007 and the football boot highlights
With over 300 articles, numerous video’s and competitions this year on Footy Boots, we hope you have enjoyed the ride.
With 2008 fast approaching, we look back at some of the highlights this year.
2007 Footy Boots Review of the Year Part 1 of 4
Umbro kicked off the International term with the launch of the new England home shirt.
Footy Boots were there in Manchester when the likes of John Terry, Michael Owen, Steve Gerrard, Paul Robinson and Owen Hargreaves stuck out their chests, proudly boasting the good things to come whilst wearing their England Shirt this year. As we all know too well, Croatia and Russia pipped England to the Euro 2008 finals. The good news was the inadequate Steve McClaren moved on.
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Unlike the X Boot Destroyer this football boot was for attackers! Owen played 8 games for England scoring 4 goals in 2007, a goal every other game at international level is a good return, but like Terry he missed the crucial games for England.
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Puma kicked off with the Puma V.306, the little brother of their ‘pro boot’ the V.106. An astonishingly lightweight football boot in the mid priced bracket.
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They always seem to get their timing right at Adidas, manufacturing a new ball to coincide with a major final or championship…. Anyhow, AC Milan liked the ball and walked off with it in Athens, along with the Champions League trophy that is.
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Formerly a major Puma football boot man, Hargreaves was one of the German brnad’s ‘big names’, but then he defected to Adidas and finally ended up with Nike. A true football boot journeyman.
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Even a new away shirt was unable to rally the Scottish team through to the Euro 2008 finals. Unlike England, they seemed to punch well above their weight, beating the French both home and away.
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Footy Boots reveal details of the new Nike Total 90 Laser
The Total 90 Laser was the major football boot launch for Nike in 2007, with many of their World Class stable of pro players opting for the football boot with a sweetspot. But, why did they launch with that bright yellow number? Was it to cleanse the stock of yellow before the decent colourways were launched?
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Reebok Sprintfit Launched
The Sprintfit was launched to replace the hurried predecessor the Pro Rage, but was let down in 2007 by the form of its two main men. Both Thierry Henry and Andriy Shevchenko failed to perform this year.
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