Tag Archives: Serie A

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 95 (04/20/17)

Eric Krakauer, Paul Farrell and Sean Sedacca review the Champions League quarterfinals, that were not without controversy, and preview the FA Cup semifinals, which features a clash between Premier League title contenders, Chelse and Tottenham. The boys also discuss AC Milan’s new ownership, and wax nostalgic about Silvio Berlusconi’s 31 year club presidency. Follow Eric… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 94 (03/06/17)

Eric Krakauer and Paul Farrell are back after a two week break to discuss Manchester United’s dependence on Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchester City’s defeat at Stamford Bridge, and the ongoing debate about foreign managers in the Premier League. Eric and Paul also analyze Jorge Sampaoli’s recent run of bad form in Sevilla, Simone Inzaghi’s quiet success… Read More »

Bigsoccerhead Podcast: Episode 90 (02/26/17)

MLS expert and Armchair Analyst, Matt Doyle, joins Bigsoccerhead to preview a new MLS season. From the perennial favorites, to the surprise packages, and impact signings, Matt and Eric Krakauer cover everything you need to know about ahead of the league’s first kick. Eric and Jason Le Miere also discuss the EFL Cup Final, Claudio… Read More »

How the realities of Serie A pushed a promising player to hang up his boots

By Sean Sedacca In the world of modern football, it can be easy to forget that the payers are actual human beings. With the proliferation of video games that transform living and breathing beings into a series of numerical ratings, fantasy leagues, and CGI filled commercials that allow famous players to achieve supernatural feats, it is all getting a… 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 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 »

Juventus heavy favorites to lift 6th straight Scudetto, but Serie A season looks promising

By Sean Sedacca Generally speaking, Italians are not early risers. Very rarely do they schedule anything important for the morning hours, preferring to ease into their day and pickup momentum as it moves along. The Serie A championship is a fairly accurate reflection of this national tendency. Analysis of and reactions to the first two… Read More »

Juventus, the anonymous dynasty

Normally, when you bring up the subject of sports dynasties, warm and nostalgic feelings are conjured up as everyone’s preferred examples come to mind. Regardless of the specific sport or team in question, all dynasties share some common characteristics. A star player that anchored the team during that era. Perhaps, a monarchical coach that defined… Read More »