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adidas Freefootball Boost: inside the technology that changes the small-sided game

For decades, EVA midsole foam has been the reliable go-to for runners looking for cushioned comfort. That all changed thanks to adidas’ revolutionary Boost Technology, which sets a new standard for runners and is ready to do the same for small-sided soccer players. Part of the “There Will Be Haters” Collection, the adidas FreeFootball Boost…


Stretching for safety

Before you plunge into 90 minutes of intense game action or an hour of training drills, stretching is essential for reducing the risk of injury. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends stretching each of the major muscle groups at least two times a week for 60 seconds per exercise. Sports injuries are usually traumatic or from…


Touring Anfield: Six things you probably didn’t know about Liverpool FC’s home ground

SOCCER.COM visited to Anfield this weekend as part of New Balance’s official launch into the soccer market, where the brand announced a record deal that will see New Balance supply kits for the Reds beginning next season. The pact is significant because of the Liverpool FC’s rich history of success and tradition. Many of us…


Cleats and elites: Cup winners and derby dynamos stand out

The past weekend brought us huge headlines on the field, including a thrilling 2015 African Cup of Nations final and derby drama in the English and Spanish capitals. No matter where you looked, there were fresh cleat debuts and dazzling performances. Here’s what caught our eyes in our Monday Cleats and Elites six-pack. The Elites…