Futbol Masterminds – Italy, Netherlands and Belgium finish top

After the conclusion of Groups A, B, and C, Rhys and Russell go through the alphabet to discuss all the events from the week that was at the Euros. Russell has some bold predictions as always - this time switching allegiances as to who he thinks is ready to win the tournament, and breaking down why Spain and England have been so poor. Rhys meanwhile breaks down the tactics of why Italy and Netherlands have been so successful so far, and what Belgium needs to figure out moving forward.

2017-18 Premier League Team Guide: Stoke City

The Mastermind brings you an exclusive guide to every single Premier League team going into the highly anticipated 2017-18 season. From lineups, to transfers to the wackiest of predictions, The Mastermind has you covered. Here is your guide to a club that going into the season always seem to appear to be in trouble but … Continue reading 2017-18 Premier League Team Guide: Stoke City

The Mastermind Award Nominees 2016: Goal of the Year

Hundreds of thousands of fantastic football goals have been scored in 2016 and for The Mastermind's money, these four are the very best of the bunch. Dimitri Payet vs. Crystal Palace  A week before this moment, Payet had scored a wonder goal in a friendly for France and so when he stepped up to take this … Continue reading The Mastermind Award Nominees 2016: Goal of the Year

English Premier League Team of the Week Gameweek 9

The Team of the Week was more or less said and done until Chelsea's smashing 4-0 victory gave The Mastermind a selection headache with so many standout players contributing to that massive victory. With so few of the top eight picking up points and so few goals being scored beyond Chelsea's 4-0 whopping of Manchester United, it … Continue reading English Premier League Team of the Week Gameweek 9

Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City Review

In one of the most entertaining encounters of the round, newly promoted side Middlesbrough and three-time 9th place finishers, Stoke City cancelled each other out in a 1-1 draw. Middlesbrough dominated the majority of the match. In fact they were brilliant in the opening 45, playing tiki-taka like football with fullbacks bombing forward and Gaston Ramirez … Continue reading Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City Review

Euro 2016: Round of 16 Team of the Week

Goalkeeper: Lukasz Fabianski  Lukasz Fabianski was brilliant against Switzerland and was the reason Poland were able to get to penalty kicks. The Polish goalkeeper made some crucial saves to keep Poland in the match. In fact, he made seven stunning saves to help Poland stay level at 1-1. For Fabianski and his saves though, it wasn't just … Continue reading Euro 2016: Round of 16 Team of the Week