Tag Archives: Benfica

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 91 (03/06/17)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell discuss the rift between Arsene Wenger and wantaway Alexis Sanchez, after the Chilean was limited to a substitute appearance in Arsenal’s loss at Anfield. Additionally, the boys assess Major League Soccer’s opening weekend, and debate US Soccer’s new bylaw, which requires national players to stand during the playing… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 89 (02/12/17)

Back together again, Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrel preview the first four Champions League games in the round of 16, debate whether Claudio Ranieri should be shown the door at Leicester City, and rank Philipp Lahm among the greatest right-backs, after the Bayern Munich captain announced that his retirement at the end… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 88 (02/06/16)

With the Premier League title race essentially done and dustet, Eric Krakauer welcomes Kristan Heneage of Yahoo Sports to discuss the relegation battle, which promisses to be one of the tightest in years. Having reached its conclusion, Eric also talks to ESPN columnist, Jeff Carlisle, about the US national team’s January camp, as Bruce Arena… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 66 (05/02/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell try to come to terms with the Leicester City miracle, as the Foxes clinch the Premier League title. The boys also dedicate the Leftovers segment to the Champions League, the Copa America Centenario preliminary rosters, and enthusiastically mock the title race in Portugal. Follow Eric Krakauer on… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 58 (03/07/16)

Eric Krakauer welcomes Gianfranco Panizo of SBIsoccer.com to discuss the MLS opening weekend, as the defending Supporters Shield champs, the New York Red Bulls, start their season with a defeat at the hands of Toronto FC, while New York City FC starts its season with a feast of goals. The podcast also welcomes Alfredo Fumaças… Read More »

Four miles turn Jorge Jesus into Judas and Sporting into a contender

Faro, Portugal – The unthinkable became a reality only two weeks after Benfica celebrated its second successive title in Lisbon’s Marques de Pombal Square. In an unprecedented move, Jorge Jesus, the man largely responsible for the club’s return to domestic glory, jumped ship for bitter rivals, Sporting Clube Portugal. Jesus’ potential departure from Benfica was… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: 1st Episode (09/29/2014)

In bigsoccerhead’s inaugural podcast… Eric Krakauer and Sirius XM’s Cristiano Oliveira discuss FIFA’s ban of third party ownership, the Sporting – FC Porto classic, Wayne Rooney’s turbulent captaincy, Liverpool’s slow start to the Premier League, as well as the Red Bulls’ heavy defeat at the hands of the LA Galaxy.