3 Ways To Play in a 4-5-1

The 4-5-1 is the perfect formation for counter-attacking football and instills a defensive mindset in any team. As such it is a particularly popular formation for defensive-minded managers and is universally used to defend a lead. The 4-5-1 is also incredibly flexible, providing a lot of different ways managers can employ the tactic. Nearly every … Continue reading 3 Ways To Play in a 4-5-1

Picking The Perfect Starting Eleven

Picking your starting lineup for a football match can be a difficult task for any manager. There are so many different considerations from fitness levels to injuries to work ethic to commitment to your opposition to the way different players mesh together or fit into the intended style of play. This guide aims to help … Continue reading Picking The Perfect Starting Eleven

Best Formations for 9v9

9v9 is one of the most exciting stages in the development of young players as it's the first time they are truly able to understand positioning, formations and how to play to the strengths of their teammates. In The Mastermind's hometown province of Ontario, 9v9 starts at the U11 stage and ends at U13, when … Continue reading Best Formations for 9v9

Why MasterChef Is Fake

Unlike the far superior Top Chef, MasterChef is absolutely and utterly fake. While Top Chef operates by working with real, top chefs, who have already reached a relative amount of success in the food industry, MasterChef works with home-cooks just trying to make it in the world. This leads to a striking difference between the … Continue reading Why MasterChef Is Fake

Cristiano Ronaldo Steals The Show In Spain and Portugal’s 3-3 Draw

Cristiano Ronaldo has never had a better start to an international tournament. The Portuguese legend left everything out on the pitch in Russia Friday night, securing his team a 3-3 draw with his 51st career hat-trick. However, Ronaldo was not the only one to set the stage alight on Friday. Here are three key performers … Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo Steals The Show In Spain and Portugal’s 3-3 Draw

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Golovin Stars as Russia Beat Saudi Arabia 5-0

The 2018 World Cup in Russia is off the mark following a surprising 5-0 win for the host nation against Saudi Arabia. The opening fixture was a shocking display of talent from a Russian side that no-one was willing to give a chance at the start of the tournament and a shocking display of a … Continue reading Golovin Stars as Russia Beat Saudi Arabia 5-0

Where Does Paras Atashnik Rank Among The Best Big Brother Canada Players?

Initially, Paras' Big Brother Canada 6 win over comp-beast Kaela Grant came as a bit of a surprise. But in deconstructing her game it's clear that the right person likely won. Paras despite never wanting to be branded with the "floater" label, successfully perfected the strategy, floating around and appeasing those in power while remaining … Continue reading Where Does Paras Atashnik Rank Among The Best Big Brother Canada Players?

Top 15 Big Brother Canada Players of All Time

In just six seasons, we have seen several standout Big Brother Canada players to help make for one fantastic television program. Some of the faces and names below would even match some of the all-time greats of the Big Brother US game. Not every player to step inside that house has been bright but the fifteen … Continue reading Top 15 Big Brother Canada Players of All Time

Why Portugal Must Build Their World Cup 2018 Squad Around Ruben Neves

Key to any footballing side is a strong midfield. Of course with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Bernardo Silva, Portugal have a number of attacking talents. Their defensive back-line is also well-constructed with veteran defender Pepe as well as attack-minded fullbacks in Cedric Soares and Raphael Guerreiro. But if Portugal can get the balance … Continue reading Why Portugal Must Build Their World Cup 2018 Squad Around Ruben Neves

Survivor Winners Sorted Into Harry Potter Hogwarts Houses

What would a game of Survivor Hogwarts look like with some of the best, most famous players to ever appear on the show? The Mastermind attempts to find out with 4 tribes of 4 winners. Gryffindor Natalie Anderson Bold, brave and never afraid to make a big move, Natalie pulled off several impressive blindsides without ever doing … Continue reading Survivor Winners Sorted Into Harry Potter Hogwarts Houses

Why and How The Producers Ruined Big Brother Canada 6

Big Brother Canada 6 was only brought back to Global TV because of a petition signed by thousands of fans to bring the show back. The likes of Arisa Cox keep on saying "This one is for the fans!" But it's not. It's for the producers to make entertaining TV and screw over the players … Continue reading Why and How The Producers Ruined Big Brother Canada 6