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We're all for unique and out-of-the-box shirts. But sometimes, kit designers go too far... The rise of the replica kit hasn’t shown any signs of slowing since the concept was first introduced to the football-going public in the 1970s. Admiral...
Earlier this season, it was rumored Serie A giants Inter Milan could end their 26-year kit sponsorship with tire manufacturer Pirelli. Unfortunately last week both companies officially confirmed the news, signaling the end of an era. We decided to...
While we miss the electric atmosphere fans bring to football stadiums, we take a look back at how their garb has evolved over the years, and how the new Admiral Sporting Goods line fits in with terrace fashion's history...
Last Thursday, Oakland Roots held a virtual media day ahead of their inaugural season in the USL Championship. We were in attendance as head coach Dario Pot, technical director Jordan Ferrell, and several players were made available to the...
One of the foremost authorities when it comes to retro football collections, the COPA portfolio features countless clubs and national teams from across the globe. We got to highlight a handful of those collections, along with some of the...
There's a certain level of criticism regarding the state of the beautiful game in the United States that is fair. However, when unsuccessful players from Generation Y (millennials) or Generation Z lob complaints about the development system or soccer...
Here is our latest Urban Pitch Anonymous Mailbag, where we answer your unfiltered questions and replies to our stories or any particular issues and topics in soccer and culture today. One of the biggest stories in soccer and the sports...
Location, location, location. Forget lavish villas on oceanfront property — small squares on football shirts are some of the most coveted and expensive areas in the world. We take a look at the history and evolution of football kit sponsors,...
Both celebratory and introspective, the Netflix Pelé documentary offers unique context behind an oft-discussed soccer icon.  Everyone knows who Pelé is. But his eponymous documentary that hit Netflix last week gives us a more personal look at the legend, and even...
With just over a year until it makes its long-anticipated NWSL debut, it's an exciting time for Angel City FC. We take a look at how the club has generated a solid buzz despite not yet having an official...
Celebrating their respective 15th and 16th anniversaries in North America this week, we take a look back at the iconic FIFA Street and FIFA Street 2 titles — from their simple-yet-unforgettable gameplay to their nostalgic soundtracks.  The popularity and trends in...
A new colorway of the New Balance Audazo v5 drops today. Dubbed "Vivid Coral," we were able to get our hands on a few pairs — so naturally we took to the streets to test them out. In terms of...
Luis Suarez’s acrimonious departure from FC Barcelona to Atlético Madrid this past September is eerily reminiscent to what happened with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. While Brady’s move resulted in a surprise Super Bowl victory, it’s looking very possible...
In addition to paying tribute to Houston icon DJ Screw, Screwston FC's upcoming kit is a talisman that unites the city through two of its biggest loves — hip-hop and sports.  I have lots of kits — five of them...
Our latest installment of Urban Picks highlights Hunter Sulte, a recent Portland Timbers homegrown signing. We get a look at the young keeper's soccer journey, as well as his favorite hobbies, dream PK matchups, and music.  Only the second player...
A deep dive into ancient civilizations, the Mesopotamian Premier League kits from Icarus FC are also providing a preview of what's to come in the future. We get a look at how the brand is trying out new materials...
Get your shoe game right with our latest Boot Roundup, which covers the latest and upcoming releases for early 2021.  It's been quite a turbulent time in the world, but for football boot manufacturers, the clocks haven't stopped. And while...
Ever wonder what goes into making a kit? We take a look at how Providence City FC and INARIA work together to create some of the best-looking shirts in all of soccer.  “Trust the process” has become a ubiquitous phrase...
The sentimental idea behind promotion and relegation seems fair, good-natured, and based upon a system of meritocracy. In practice, this is a complete fallacy and the stark reality is that it encourages and rewards unscrupulous behavior at the detrimental...
Highlighting the most compelling lower division teams in the United States, our Descending the Pyramid series continues with Louisville City FC, one of the most dominant teams in the USL Championship.  The City of Louisville is known for mainly two...