Tag Archives: Belgium

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 72 (06/28/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell discuss Lionel Messi’s announced retirement from national team duty with Argentina, as well as Chile’s Copa America Centenario triumph. The boys also look forward to the Euro 2016 quarterfinals. Follow Eric Krakauer on Twitter @bigsoccerheadny

The European Championships are the Dark Horse tournament

According to reports at the time, some of its players were already enjoying their summer dips when Denmark was suddenly thrust into Euro 92, after Yugoslavia’s disqualification. Generally expected to bow out in the group stage, the Danes eventually won the tournament, and cemented their place in the annals of footballing history. Championship runs, like… Read More »

Paul Farrell holds no fear as Ireland finds itself in a tough Group E

If you go to the European Championships as a player surely you want to test yourself against the best.  That’s the logic I came up with when Ireland were drawn against Spain, Italy and Croatia in 2012. That was a different time. A time when the turgid soccer played by Giovanni Trapattoni instilled neither emotion in… Read More »