History of Cleats

I was curious about how cleats are designed, mainly how studs came to be. I came across this series of articles about the history of cleats. I’m not very knowledgable about soccer and football, so thought this was a great crash course full of imagery and storytelling.


thanks for posting, very interesting!

You’re welcome! I was just researching and this became one of those “detours”… not designing cleats… but now I’m intrigued by them. :smiley:

Interesting, thanks for sharing Linda! Cleats are one of the few areas of footwear I haven’t worked in and didn’t know much about.