Best football shin pads to buy: Adidas, Nike, Under Armour, Mitre and the best on the market

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Getting the best football shin pads is essential in the game at any level: in fact, often they're most important the lower the level.

We've all been there. You're making a decent run, charging down the wing like peak Thierry Henry - okay, maybe post-peak Theo Walcott - when out of nowhere, you get scythed down by a 15-stone hard man who's a bricklayer during the week. 

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