Tag Archives: El Clasico

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 97 (08/18/17)

Kevin Egan (beINSPORTS) joins Eric Krakauer to discuss the fallout of Barcelona’s two consecutive defeats to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup, as well as the contrasting fortunes of Manchester United and Chelsea in the Premier League’s opening weekend, and debate whether Juventus is in a decline as its closest competitors grow stronger. Eric… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 82 (12/05/16)

With the Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC set to clash in less than a week, Graham Parker (ESPN FC/FourFourTwo/The Guardian) joins Bigsoccerhead to discuss the MLS Cup Final. Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell also discuss El Clasico, Guardiola’s tactics in the loss to Chelsea, Leicester City’s disastrous Premier League campaign, and CONMEBOL’s… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 81 (11/28/16)

Ian Joy (Fox Sports/Yes Network) joins Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere to discuss this season’s topsy turvy Bundesliga, including misfiring heavyweights, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, as well as surprise package, RB Leipzig. The boys also discuss Patrick Vieira’s first season in New York City, look ahead to El Clasico, as Real Sociedad put… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 62 (04/04/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell dissect El Clasico, after Real Madrid’s unlikely triumph in Barcelona. The boys also assess Antonio Conte’s confirmation as Chelsea manager, the Premier League title race, and discuss a very controversial weekend on the domestic front, with the US women’s national team filing a lawsuit against US Soccer,… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 61 El Clasico Preview (03/28/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell preview El Clasico, as Barcelona entertain Real Madrid shortly after the death of one of its greatest Blaugranas, Johan Cruyff. In the Leftovers Segment, Eric, Jason and Paul also discuss the US men’s national team loss to Guatemala, Wayne Rooney’s place with England, and Periscoping during Euro… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 46 (11/23/15)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell analyze El Clasico and predict the fallout of Real Madrid’s dreadful showing in front of their home fans. The boys also discuss the Premier League weekend, as Leicester City (led by record setting Jamie Vardy) top the table in astonishing fashion. There’s also some chatter about the… Read More »

El Clasico’s New Ingredients

This article first appeared in LatinoSports.com As far as sporting events go, there are only a few that can measure up to a clasico. All the necessary ingredients are there. First, there’s the regional rivalry that not only transcends sports and politics, but also cuts through issues of cultural identity. Catalonia has its own cultural… Read More »