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Ability v technique – Barcelona strike perfect balance


The great Tostao, centre forward of Brazil’s 1970 side and the wisest voice in his country’s game, recently tried to clear up a basic confusion in football – the difference between ability and technique.

Ability, he wrote, “is the capacity to control the ball, dribble and create special effects in small spaces,” while the latter “is the lucidity in taking the right decision and the sound execution of the fundamentals of the position.”

Herschel Supply Co. X New Balance Fall 2013 Collection


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The Herschel Supply Co. x New Balance Fall 2013 Collection Collaborative takes on the New Balance 420 and H710 feature ripstop nylon and textured suede, backed by paisley print lining. Matching backpacks carry the colorways seen on the shoes, made by Herschel to cap off the collection. Look for this Herschel x New Balance collab to launch early next month at select New Balance accounts.

Concepts x New Balance 999

The collaborations by Concepts and sneaker brand New Balance have always been interesting. For Fall 2012 they have worked on the Seal Narrative Capsule Collection and it is once again looking very good.
As part of the collaboration this season they present a beautiful version of the New Balance 999 running shoe. The sneaker features stain resistant microfiber suede and ballistic mesh on the upper. Other details include the ultra breathable nylon, as well as several graphic elements on the upper and lining. Matching the shoe they present the Arc’Teryx Seal Squamish technical jacket in matching colors.
The pack will be released on August 4th, 2012, in store at 10 AM and online at 12 AM.

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