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The Sports Archives – Cheap At Half the Price!

Good-quality football boots do not come cheap…just ask any mum whose offspring want the latest ‘must haves’ from Nike, Puma or Adidas. But just how pricey can they get? Rio Ferdinand decided to commission the most expensive football boots in … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Knickerbocker Glory!

Teamed with ‘knickerbocker’ shorts, usually held up by a belt of differing widths, early footballers would wear thick leather football boots and long, woolly socks with shin pads which could be tucked in or worn outside. Earlier still, when football began to … Continue reading

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