The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Facts and Figures

The time to vote has come! Vote on the 2017 Mastermind Awards right here -> VOTE: The Mastermind Awards 2017. But also here are some facts and figures on your top nominees! Most Represented - Football League # Most Rep. Team Most Rep. Individual Premier League 11 Manchester United (6) Paul Pogba (3) Champions League 4 … Continue reading The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Facts and Figures

The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Biggest Upset

2017 was full of shocking moments and massive upsets in the world of football. These are the two biggest upsets of the year as part of The Mastermind Awards 2017.  NOMINEES Italy Fail to Qualify for World Cup 2018 The road to the 2018 World Cup in Russia was a rocky one for many teams. Netherlands, … Continue reading The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Biggest Upset

The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Football Manager of the Year

What would a football team be without their manager? Sometimes better off; but most often a team would be absolutely lost without their manager. A manager can often make or break a football club and the best in the world can make a team of average players look like superstars. These are The Mastermind‘s 2017 nominations … Continue reading The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Football Manager of the Year

The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Best Article

A total of 186 articles have been written by The Mastermind since the last set of nominees were revealed back in 2016. Narrowing 186 articles down to just two was no easy task, but these are the two that The Mastermind believes best represents what the site is all about. These are the nominees for Best Article as … Continue reading The Mastermind Award Nominees 2017: Best Article

OFFICIAL: Top 100 Footballers 2016-17 (40-21)

TOP 100 FOOTBALLERS 2016-17 40-21 40. David De Gea Although it wasn't his best season, David De Gea still did enough to earn the respect of his fellow professionals and earn a fourth PFA Team of the Year selection. Of his four TOTY selections, this was by far his weakest season, with Jose Mourinho even … Continue reading OFFICIAL: Top 100 Footballers 2016-17 (40-21)

UEFA Champions League Semi Finals Team of the Week (May 9-10)

The UEFA Champions League semi-finals have officially come to a close with Juventus and Real Madrid unsurprisingly but still amazingly, advancing to the next round. Both teams were just absolutely unstoppable in the semi-finals and now it makes for a very intriguing final matchup. But without further ado, it is time for our second of … Continue reading UEFA Champions League Semi Finals Team of the Week (May 9-10)

UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals Team of the Week (May 2-3)

It is time for another UCL Team of the Week! This week the first-leg semi-finals kicked off as Real Madrid thumped arch-rivals Atletico before Juventus rocked AS Monaco. It was clear that two semi-fina; teams were in a league of their own, while the others looked lucky to have even gotten this far. So it … Continue reading UEFA Champions League Semi-Finals Team of the Week (May 2-3)

UEFA Champions League Team of the Week Quarter Finals (April 18-19)

The second round of fixtures in the UEFA Champions League were highly entertaining as always. Both Atletico Madrid and Juventus almost amusingly just defended for their lives to preserve low-scoring draws to send themselves through to the final four, while Monaco ripped apart Dortmund and Madrid took their game against Bayern Munich in extra time. … Continue reading UEFA Champions League Team of the Week Quarter Finals (April 18-19)

UEFA Champions League Team of the Week Quarter Finals (April 11-12)

The first legs of the UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals were all absolutely fantastic and none of the four matches ended in a stalemate, providing so much intrigue for what could happen next week when the second legs take place. Dortmund bounced back from a horrific attack to put up a good fight against Monaco … Continue reading UEFA Champions League Team of the Week Quarter Finals (April 11-12)

Paulo Dybala: Juventus’ Crowned Jewel

It's official, Paulo Dybala has become one of the world's best footballing stars. Not only has he been Juventus' most important player this season but he's also been better than nearly any other footballer in 2016-17 and continues to lead The Old Lady to better times. In our latest edition of The Mastermind Top 200 … Continue reading Paulo Dybala: Juventus’ Crowned Jewel