Tag Archives: FIFA

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 87 (01/23/17)

Former MLS and US men’s national team player, and current NBC Sports soccer analyst, Kyle Martino, joins Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere to discuss the Premier League title race, as Chelsea’s lead begins to appear insurmountable. The boys also talk about Bruce Arena’s US national team January camp, and FIFA Technical Director, Marco van… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 85 (01/09/17)

In the first show of 2017, Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell discuss Cristiano Ronaldo’s most recent award (FIFA Best Player), reminisce about Michael Owen’s Ballon d’Or win in 2001, and explore what it means to be an aging player in the modern game. The boys also talk about the futures of Mesut Ozil… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 76 (10/03/16)

In a show about milestones, Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell discuss whether Bob Bradley’s appointment at Swansea will mark a watershed moment for American managers in Europe, and evaluate Arsene Wenger’s twenty year career at Arsenal. The boys also talk about the tight La Liga race, and Gianni Infantino’s call for a… Read More »

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 »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 48 (12/07/15)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell welcome MLSsoccer.com’s Eric Giacometti to discuss the MLS Cup final between the Columbus Crew and the Portland Timbers. The boys also discuss the inconsistent forms of the Premier League’s biggest clubs, Bayern Munich’s first league defeat, Gary Neville’s appointment at Valencia, and FIFA’s latest indictments.

Only merciless approach will rid football of racism

 This article first appeared in ProstAmerika.com This past week wasn’t a good one for football, as racism reared its ugly head, once again. On Monday, Arrigo Sacchi, the man who coached AC Milan to two consecutive European Cups and guided Italy to a World Cup final in 1994, claimed that there were “too many black… Read More »