Tag Archives: Real Madrid

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 80 (11/21/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell discuss Jurgen Klinsmann’s dismissal from the US national team, assess his five year tenure, and speculate on the team’s future. The boys also talk about the big weekend derbies in Europe’s major leagues, delve into the controversy surrounding the Bundesliga’s unlikely leaders, RB Leipzig, and look ahead to… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 78 (10/24/16)

Eric Krakauer, Paul Farrell and Jason Le Miere discuss Jose Mourinho‘s heaviest Premier League defeat, as Chelsea humiliated Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, and debate whether the Portuguese has lost his managerial mojo. The boys also analyze Liverpool’s title credentials, examine an unusually tight title race in La Liga, and talk notable absentees in France… 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 75 (09/19/16)

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell analyze Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola’s contrasting fortunes in Manchester, as the Portuguese appears to be repeating the same mistakes that saw him shown the door at Chelsea. The boys also discuss UEFA’s new president, Aleksander Ceferin, and his opposition to the new Champions League format, Zidane’s… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 74 – Season 3 Kick-Off (08/29/16)

Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere kick-off Bigsoccerhead’s 3rd season by discussing what they learned during the opening weeks of Europe’s top leagues. From the Premier League to the Champions League, Eric and Jason analyze the biggest events in the early goings of Europe’s beautiful game. Follow Eric Krakauer on Twitter @bigsoccerheadny Have your say… Read More »

Zidane has to make tough decisions about Real Madrid’s bloated midfield

By Brian Fonseca EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Real Madrid completed its preseason tour of North America with a 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Wednesday night, but the final result was the least important detail of the night. Three players who participated in the two international tournaments this… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 67 (05/09/16)

Eric Krakauer and Jason Le Miere slug it out this week without Paul Farrell. With the Premier League title decided, Bigsoccerhead switches its attention to the race for a Champions League spot and the relegation battle. The boys also look forward to a title deciding weekend in La Liga, the Champions League final in Milan,… 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 »