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Leicester & Nigeria
“I first thought they were too big but they’re totally different to a rigid shin pad. I love the coverage and comfort they provide. I now ONLY wear Smart Armor Shin Pads”
Over 179 Premier League appearances for Leicester City, 61 appearance for 48 Caps for Nigeria including 11 Africa Cup of Nations & 3 World Cup caps
Southampton & Scotland
“Look great, feel amazing.”
Over 115 Premier League appearances for Southampton and 22 caps for Scotland. Over 100 career goals scored.
“An amazing material & design. So cool.”
Crystal Palace and former Leicester City with over 225 Premier League appearance. 20 Caps for Ghana. Honours include Premier League 2015–16,
Football League Championship 2013–14
Leicester City Academy Player of the Year: 2010–11
Leicester City Young Player of the Year: 2014–15, 2015–16
Leicester City Players’ Player of the Year: 2014–15
Wycombe & Wales
“I love the comfort & flexibility. It doesn’t feel like you’re wearing anything! It’s the shin pad I trust”
64 International Caps for Wales, 500+ professional games including Premier League experience. UEFA Euro 2016 semi-finalist with Wales
“These shin pads are class! Really comfy & really lightweight. I’ve finally got shin pads that stay in place in my socks.”
Manchester United’s Reserve and U23 Goalkeeper. Runner-up UEFA Europa League 20-21
Slough Town FC
“Unbelievably comfortable. As a Manager, I want all my players wearing these.”
Manager of Slough Town F.C. Previously Republic of Ireland U19 & U21 player. Joined Reading in the Premier League and has since played over 500 professional games.
“Smart Armor really could change the way footballers think about their protection. These shin pads are comfortable, an excellent anatomical fit, and provide fantastic protection. It’s an exciting new brand with the potential to develop more cutting edge protective sportswear. I highly recommend footballers at all levels check them out.”
Experienced former player and currently Manager of Portsmouth. UEFA Pro Licence Award. Former Chair of the Professional Footballers Association
“Having worn them I can say they’re superb shin pads…extremely comfortable. I’m really pleased for my players to have access to these. It’s so important to protect my players and these give me and my players great confidence”
Manager of Wycombe Wanderers FC & Former Premier League Player. The longest serving Manager in all top 4 English Professional Leagues with numerous Manager of the Month awards.
Bristol City & Ireland
“I’ve worn Smart Armor for most games & found them very comfortable & lightweight”
Bristol City goalkeeper with international experience with the Republic of Ireland Team.
“Really classy shin pads. Lightweight, comfortable and easy to slip into a sock.”
Charlton Athletic Academy graduate currently playing for Gillingham. Previous voted Charlton Athletic Young Player of the Year, his other honours include winning Championship promotion with Charlton Athletic in 2019
PT Prachuap FC & Malaysia
“They fit like a glove, so light and comfortable whilst feeling strong and protective. Highly recommend.”
Malaysian International Defender currently playing in the Thai League 1. Winner Asian Football Confederations Cup 2015, Malaysian Super League Winner 2015, 2016, 2017.
Ipswich & Morocco
“Really great set of shin pads – comfortable, light & extremely cool design.”
Moroccan U23 & Ipswich Town Striker. Currently average a staggering goal or assist per 90 minutes.
Signed professionally with Premier League side Crystal Palace. Currently at Championship side Blackpool. Honours include winning EFL League 2 Swindon Town
“So comfortable I forgot I was wearing them!”
Tanzania International forward, product of Leicester City Youth with circa 400 professional games and nearly 95 career goals.
Cardiff & Ireland
“Been wearing this since I got them…I’m really enjoying wearing them.”
Ireland U21 International, Former Arsenal Youth, U18s & U23s player and currently at Cardiff City following an excellent loan spell for Sheffield Wednesday.
Reading & Jamaica
“Really special set of shin pads.”
Chonburi F.C. & Brunei
“The coolest designed shin pad I’ve ever seen. Highly recommend them.”
Captain of the Brunei national Team; currently plays for Chonburi in Thailand. A product of Southampton & Chelsea academies, he signed professionally for Leicester City and has played in the Primeira Liga, Portugal.
“Love how flexible they are. Love them, wear them!”
Cardiff City Goalkeeper with Premier League experience at West Bromwich Albion and AFC Bournemouth. Has represented England U17 and honours include EFL Trophy 2018 with Lincoln & EFL League One play-offs Winner 2020 Wycombe Wanderers
Ipswich & Egypt
“Class, comfy and light…really impressive”
Ipswich Captain, Egyptian International and 4 times winner of player of the year at previous clubs. Won qualification with Egypt to the World Cup 2018 in Russia going on to make his World Cup debut.
QPR & Ghana
“These shin pads are great; nice & comfortable”
“They’re very light, comfortable and stay in place throughout matches. I’m very happy with them.”
Scottish Premier League at Aberdeen F.C. with over 326 professional games.
“Honestly…amazing. They’re ‘the business’!”
Premier League Player for AFC Bournemouth, Siriki is a graduate of the Nike Football Academy. Honours include Premier League promotion with Bournemouth 2021-22
Bournemouth & Ghana
“Wore these at the World Cup in Qatar. They were great…very very comfortable, protection is great too. Nothing but good things to say about them.”
Premier League Player with AFC Bournemouth. Recently returned from the World Cup in Qatar he has 4 caps for Ghana. Scored his international debut goal against Switzerland.
Liverpool & Wales
“I love how light they are and the flexibility of the material in fitting to my legs.”
Liverpool Women’s FC Midfielder with a FA Women’s Championship Title. Previously spent 4 years in the U.S.A . at the University of Kansas, playing for the Kansas Jayhawks. Currently part of the Wales Women’s Team, she is a product of the Manchester City development programme.
“Smart Armor shin pads have been a game-changer for me. They’re super light and comfortable with unrivalled protection. Unlike many other shin pads I have tried, I can have comfort AND reduce risk of injury.”
Formerly captain of Southampton U18s he has over 230 professional appearances. Creative, charismatic and globally popular on social media for this excellent content; he is followed by many fellow professionals.
“As a professional footballer, I’ve tried a variety of shin pads over the years. These are by far the most comfortable and protective.”
Highly experienced Defender previously selected for Scotland U21 and awarded PFA Team of the Year 2017-18.
Bristol City & Albania
“The most comfortable shin pads I’ve ever worn…you don’t feel a thing when you’re playing. The future!!!”
Bristol City player & Albanian U21 International. Recognised as one the top upcoming talented players.
“These shin pads are a great tool to increase player availability by reducing time lost from contact injuries to the shin”
Premier League 1st Team Physiotherapist at West Ham United
“I have worked in professional football since aged 16. I’ve seen shin pads change & evolve from large, heavy, uncomfortable pads to now (to my frustration!) small, pointless pads with a lack of protection. My daughter plays football 5 times a week & I see these shin pads as a perfect blend for my daughter of strong protection & lightness with a lack of impact on the technical & physical output in the game. For me, these are perfect not just for professionals but for boys and girls at all age groups.”
Manager of Oxford United. Previously Manager at MK Dons and Liverpool Youth Team. Was one of the youngest ever managers in the English Football League aged 29. Honours include Championship promotion and numerous Manager of the Month awards