Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere kick-off Bigsoccerhead’s 3rd season by discussing what they learned during the opening weeks of Europe’s top leagues. From the Premier League to the Champions League, Eric and Jason analyze the biggest events in the early goings of Europe’s beautiful game. Follow Eric Krakauer on Twitter @bigsoccerheadny Have your say… Read More »
When Liverpool and Manchester United renew their fiery rivalry on Sunday, both teams will be stepping onto the pitch at Anfield shouldering far different expectations. While a top-four finish is well in reach, United’s underwhelming performances, and the fact that a title challenge is all but dead, have rendered Louis Van Gaal a lame duck.… Read More »
A win at Stamford Bridge – the first for new manager Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League – has raised the spirits of Liverpool fans, but beating Chelsea this season is hardly remarkable, and the German still has much to do in the offensive third if his team is to finish in the top four.… Read More »
Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere welcome Andrew Jarell Jones (The Intercept/The Guardian/World Soccer Talk/MSNBC) to the podcast to analyze the Champions League final. Andrew and the boys also discuss the soccer week that was, predict next season’s biggest stories, and divulge their best elevens of the season.
Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell discuss Jose Mourinho’s comments about Premier League strength, as well as John Carver’s explosive comments after Newcastle’s eighth defeat in a row. Eric, Jason, and Paul also analyze Pep Guardiola’s return to Barcelona for the Champions League semifinals, and talk pichichi race between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel… Read More »
This article first appeared in ProstAmerika.com This past week wasn’t a good one for football, as racism reared its ugly head, once again. On Monday, Arrigo Sacchi, the man who coached AC Milan to two consecutive European Cups and guided Italy to a World Cup final in 1994, claimed that there were “too many black… Read More »
With the Champions League round of 16 kicking off on Tuesday, pundits around the globe have begun prognosticating how it will all unfold. Not one to miss out on premature selections, I’ve chosen my four contenders. Two of which are Real Madrid and Chelsea. Below are some reasons as to why one of those two… Read More »
There are few people who know Mario Balotelli better than Roberto Mancini. In a recent interview with Italy’s Courriere della Sera, the former Manchester City manager claimed that Balotelli risks ending his own career. According to Mancini, Balotelli “could go the way of [Brazilian] Adriano,” and adds he “has declined in every aspect of the… Read More »