Sweden Qualify For The 2018 World Cup; Fans Demand Zlatan’s Return

Last night in San Siro, Milan, Italy bowed out of the the second leg play-off match for the World Cup with Sweden putting in a spirited defensive display, and leaving the Italian’s unable to even come close to scoring a… Continue Reading

Italy vs Sweden: World Cup 2018 Qualifier Play-Off (Second Leg Preview)

Tonight sees the second leg of the World Cup Play-Off match between Italy and Sweden, after the first leg finished 1-0 to Sweden, with the Swedes putting in a spirited and well organised performance, and with Zlatan Ibrahimovic watching from… Continue Reading

Mesut Ozil Has “Mentally Checked Out” Of Arsenal

According to Arsenal legend Martin Keown, creative German attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil has already “mentally left the football club”, given his subpar performances this season, and with his contract set to expire on the 1st of July 2018, Arsene Wenger… Continue Reading

UEFA Champions League: Groups A to D Match 2 Predictions

Tonight, the Champions League matches continue for the second set of matches in the group stages, this time with Group’s A to D. What’s better than that? Not much we reckon, so let’s run down the coming matches with some… Continue Reading

UEFA Champions League: Groups E to H Match 2 Predictions

Tonight, this Tuesday night, the Champions League returns once again for the second set of matches in the group stages, this time starting things of with Group’s E to H. What’s better than that? Not much we reckon, so let’s… Continue Reading

Transfer Deadline Day: The Round-Up

In a major anti-climax on Transfer Deadline Day in the English Premier League, and in consequential related transfers around Europe, not much happened at all. What does stick out however, is Arsenal’s major failure in the transfer window. Let’s break… Continue Reading

Transfer Deadline Day: Down To The Wire

We owe to ourselves and to everyone else to report on what’s changed since yesterday in football (soccer) as Transfer Deadline Day for the English Premier League comes down to the wire. Things are heating up, and clubs are scrambling… Continue Reading

Transfer Deadline Day: What’s Hot & What’s Not?

Transfer Deadline Day for the English Premier League is beckoning on us all tomorrow evening, with the dealings set to officially cease at 00:00 GMT on Thursday, August 31st, 2017, we thought we’d assess what’s likely to happen before then.… Continue Reading

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Shirt Number Revealed by Adidas

As we’ve been saying all this whole time here at Brainstain since Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s unfortunate injury in April against Anderlecht in the Europa League, Zlatan would return to Manchester United upon his recovery, and low and behold, he has done just… Continue Reading

Super Cup Drama Between FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: The Ronaldo Saga Continues

In case you missed it, in a wondrously competitive game in the Spanish Super Cup last night, between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, featuring the winner of El Copa Del Rey and the champions of La Liga “Real Madrid”, it… Continue Reading