Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Given The Boot

Given The Boot

Those of you old enough will remember the limit choice of football boot available to us some years ago. Things have changed but are they for the better?

The sturdy leather boot supported toes, ankles and ligaments but now the latest technology comes at a price. I think it was David Beckham's metatarsal injury some four years ago which highlighted the now familiar problem.

The current crop of players now suffer from excessive foot bruising and damaged toe nails but why, especially when an average pair costs in the region of £180.

CNN takes a look at the football boot and its latest cutting edge designs.





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tudor
Date:Saturday May 29 2010
Time: 9:38AM

Comments

0
I bet they don't pay for their own boots, they are usually free from their sponsors,lucky guys even though they are on mega books a week.
Buzz Lightyear
29/05/2010 09:56:00
0
Les Chapman, City's kit guru was on official video recently doing a boot conversion for Paddy Vieira. Many of the players like to take moulded soles to him to have studs added!
Johnny Baguette
29/05/2010 23:59:00
0
I think some of todays players would struggle with the 'old boot'
Thaibluefan
02/06/2010 09:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Scudamore Explains Premier League 2 Thinking

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has been speaking about the introduction of Premier League 2 for the 2016/17 season.

EFL Cup Confirmation Today & Group Stage Draw

The revamped Football League Trophy - the EFL Cup - will kick into life later today...

Nolito Says Why He Chose City Over Barcelona

Nolito said a big reason for joining Manchester City was to work with Pep Guardiola, despite being sold by the Spanish manager at Barcelona.

5 Games You Have To See In 2016/17

The Manchester derby, the return of the old firm (Rangers v Celtic), Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid, these are just some of the mouth-watering fixtures fans can look forward...

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Borussia Dortmund v Man City (28 July) Longgang Stadium, Shenzhen. Will the game go ahead?
Suggested By: Tudor
No: Adverse weather18%
No: Pitch unplayable16%
Game will go ahead as planned66%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear210
2.Tudor156
3.Skoorb130
4.Bluedub104
5.Rising96
6.Colin Is The King52
7.citizhun51
8.kennyclementstache49
9.johnkelv44
10.Chippy_Tea37