Episode 87 (01/23/17)

January 23, 2017

Former MLS and US men's national team player, and current NBC Sports soccer analsyst, 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 Basten's proposed changes to the beautiful game.

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Episode 86 (01/16/17)

January 16, 2017

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell discuss Liverpool's Old Trafford visit, which put an end to Manchester United's winning streak, as well Everton's big home win against a struggling Manchester City.

The boys also talk about the clash between Diego Costa and Antonio Conte, the end of Real Madrid's unbeaten streak in Sevilla, Juventus' surprise defeat to Fiorentina, and the African Cup of Nations.

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Episode 85 (01/09/17)

January 9, 2017

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 and Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal, the financial might of the Chinese Super League, the imminent World Cup expansion, and the MLS Combine taking place in California.

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Episode 84 (12/19/16)

December 19, 2016

On the final podcast of 2016, Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and guest host, Sean Sedacca discuss the biggest soccer events of the year. From Leicester City's unlikely Premier League title to the growing influence of the Chinese Super League, Bigsoccerhead explores the stories that mattered the most.

 

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Episode 83 (12/12/16)

December 12, 2016

Eric Krakauer and Paul Farrell welcome Paris based Jonathan Johnson (ESPN FC / BeinSports) to the show to discuss France's Ligue 1, where surprise package, Nice, currently tops the table ahead of Monaco and PSG.

The boys also review a humdrum MLS Cup, which crowned the league's newest champions, the Seattle Sounders, and analyze the Champions League round of 16 draw.

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Episode 82 (12/05/16)

December 5, 2016

With the Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC set to clash in less than a week, Graham Parker (ESPN FC/Four Four Two/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 decision to award Chapecoense the Copa Sudamericana.

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Episode 81 (11/28/16)

November 28, 2016

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 a dent in Barcelona's title hopes, and analyze Tottenham's bad run of form.

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Episode 80 (11/21/16)

November 21, 2016

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 the MLS Conference Finals. 

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Episode 79 (11/07/16)

November 7, 2016

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell discuss the MLS Playoff conference semifinals, including the contrasting fortunes of the teams' designated players, and the relative insignificance of the regular season.

The boys also analyze Antonio Conte's rejuvenated Chelsea, the North London Derby, Barcelona's win against Sevilla, as well as the award for manager of the year.
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Episode 78 (10/24/16)

October 24, 2016

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 Football's 30 player Ballon d'Or shortlist.
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