Ben Burgess's Blog

I’m a professional footballer by day for Notts County FC and a journalist by night so when Ransacker asked me to review some boots for them I jumped at the chance. Over the next few months I will be testing boots from the relatively unknown Concave to the legendary adidas Predator X. I hope you like my reviews and if you have any questions just let me know below.

Mizuno SuperSonic Wave Review

December 15th, 2010 by Ben Burgess | Comment

I think the Mizuno Supersonic Wave boots are a good purchase and well worth the money. They go about their job quietly and without too much fuss…unlike Premier League players!

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Umbro GT Pro – Pro Review by Ben Burgess

October 5th, 2010 by Ben Burgess | 3 Comments

I must be honest, I wasn’t overly excited when I saw there was an Umbro box waiting for me at Meadow Lane. That was until I opened the box and staring back at me was a spanking new pair of Umbro GT Pro football boots, in a very bright white.

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Metasox – Product Review with Ben Burgess

September 24th, 2010 by Ben Burgess | Comment

What will these innovative scientists and company’s come up with next to protect us pampered footballers? A shin pad for your foot maybe? Well yes they actually have…Introducing the Metasox.

The Pro’s Guide to Boot Selection.

August 13th, 2010 by Ben Burgess | 9 Comments

The most important part of a footballers kit? It has to be the boots. Yet what exactly should we be looking for in a pair? Our resident Pro Footballer and Notts County striker Ben Burgess helps you make the right choice!

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BURGESS’S BOOTS: Puma PowerCat 1.10 Review

April 15th, 2010 by Ben Burgess | 4 Comments

Championship striker Ben Burgess’s goals have taken Blackpool into the play-off picture this season, and this week he continues his reviews of the best boots on the market by passing the Puma 1.10 Powercat boot around the Seasiders’ dressing room…

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Burgess’s Boots: Nike T90 Laser III Review

February 2nd, 2010 by Ben Burgess | 6 Comments

On the Nike T90 Laser III’s first screening in the Blackpool changing room, the young cool lads couldn’t contain their excitement but the veterans had other thoughts…

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The Professional Opinion

January 5th, 2010 by Ben Burgess | Comment

Our professional football player Ben Burgess (Blackpool FC) gives us his opinion of the latest football boots.

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Pro-Test: Professional Footballer Boot Review

September 28th, 2009 by Ben Burgess | 1 Comment

Ben Burgess begins his extensive review of the best and the rest in the world of football boots.

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