Tag Archives: Blatter

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 50 (12/21/15)

Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere welcome Kevin Flynn of ESPN’s Over the Ball to discuss Europe’s managerial musical chairs game, as well as Abby Wambach’s controversial comments about Jurgen Klinsmann and the US national team. Eric, Jason and Kevin also count down the year’s biggest stories, and talk about Real Madrid’s demolition of Rayo… Read More »

Replay, Mr. Blatter?

I know that I’ve been harping on this for a while, but when is FIFA going to realize that goal-line technology is essential to soccer? To be honest, the introduction of technology into the game should not be limited to goal-line technology. FIFA should also allow fourth officials to use video analysis in order to… Read More »

The World Cup: A Love Affair

It may not be a first memory, but every football god fearing fan is indelibly impressed by that one moment, or one sequence of arbitrarily strung events, that has fostered an eternal love affair with the world cup. The alluring quadrennial has the memory-imprinting power of a first kiss. One can conjure up the event… Read More »

Silly Blatter Says: ‘Golden Goal’ to Save Football

Sepp Blatter has given football fans all over the world another reason to rub their foreheads in befuddlement, once again. In an attempt to eradicate negative tactics from football, the seemingly increasingly incompetent head of FIFA has announced that football’s governing body is considering bringing back the ‘golden goal.’ The decision to reconsider the games’… Read More »