Category Archives: Serie A

How the realities of Serie A pushed a promising player to hang up his boots

By Sean Sedacca In the world of modern football, it can be easy to forget that the payers are actual human beings. With the proliferation of video games that transform living and breathing beings into a series of numerical ratings, fantasy leagues, and CGI filled commercials that allow famous players to achieve supernatural feats, it is all getting a… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 74 – Season 3 Kick-Off (08/29/16)

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 »

Juventus heavy favorites to lift 6th straight Scudetto, but Serie A season looks promising

By Sean Sedacca Generally speaking, Italians are not early risers. Very rarely do they schedule anything important for the morning hours, preferring to ease into their day and pickup momentum as it moves along. The Serie A championship is a fairly accurate reflection of this national tendency. Analysis of and reactions to the first two… Read More »

Juventus, the anonymous dynasty

Normally, when you bring up the subject of sports dynasties, warm and nostalgic feelings are conjured up as everyone’s preferred examples come to mind. Regardless of the specific sport or team in question, all dynasties share some common characteristics. A star player that anchored the team during that era. Perhaps, a monarchical coach that defined… Read More »

Subdued Derby Della Capitale still highlight in sorry Serie A

Vastly overshadowed by El Classico and further diminished by the relatively anonymous seasons both Roma and Lazio are having, there doesn’t seem to be the usual amount of excitement surrounding this Sunday’s Derby Della Capitale. Both teams were recently eliminated from European play, supporters from both clubs are still protesting the barriers erected this year to… Read More »