Archive for the ‘Up Front’ Category

Pic: Adidas brings back the tonuge with limited edition Predators 1

Pic: Adidas brings back the tonuge with limited edition Predators

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The Adidas Predator boots are celebrating their 20th (yikes!) anniversary this year and the occasion is being marked with a real throwback design. The iconic red tongue, missing from recent editions, has been restored and has us feeling all nostalgic inside. Sadly, and quite annoyingly, Joe Public will struggle to get their hands on a pair […]

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Pic: World Cup goals celebration analysis

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The 2014 World Cup matched France 1998 in terms of goals scored with 171 being scored over the course of 64 games. Thanks to the Wall Street Journal here is a breakdown the celebrations that followed those goals – excluding the own-goals of course. Rather uninspiringly it is the old ‘run with arms out’ the […]

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Liverpool officially sign the “best player at 19 since Messi”

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Liverpool have completed the €25million signing of Benfica’s Lazar Markovic from Portuguese side Benfica. Praise is high for the 20-year-old, who played an integral part in Benfica’s treble last season as had major league and cup success under Jorge Jesus. Markovic is the fourth signing for Liverpool this summer, joining Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and […]

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The best World Cup montage not made by the BBC or ESPN

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Ah, goosebumps! Can we turn back time and do it all again? Here’s a fan made highlight package from colosimo99 on YouTube. He’s caught the beauty, passion and excitement perfectly, with a catchy song to boot. Definitely the best montage that hasn’t come from a major network.

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Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere pictured smoking in Las Vegas

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The England midfielder was previously brought up on his smoking when caught puffing in London last October. Now he faces the wrath of fans again after being pictured smoking while living it up in Las Vegas. Joe Hart was also amongst the revelers after England’s early World Cup exit.

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Poll: Which kit do you prefer, Nike or Adidas?

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Manchester United have confirmed a deal that will see Adidas manufacture their jerseys starting next season, worth £750million over ten years. In comparison Manchester City’s deal with Nike is £12million per annum while Real Madrid get over £30million in their deal with Adidas. Nike have produced some excellent jerseys over the years and this year […]