Episode 97 (08/18/17)

August 18, 2017

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 and Kevin also address MLS's decision to allow a fourth substitute in MLS Cup playoff games that go into extra time, and review Howard Webb's VAR seminar in Miami. 

Episode 96 (04/30/17)

April 30, 2017

Eric Krakauer welcomes three guests to this week's show. From Beinsports and ESPNFC, Jonathan Johnson joins Bigsoccerhead to discuss the French league, as PSG all but surrenders the title to Monaco after losing to Nice. 

With the Champions League also around the corner, Tiago Estavao (Whoscored.com) also joins the pod to discuss which of the semifinalists will make it to the final.

And Mark Fishkin (Seeing Red Podcast) talks Dax McCarty's return to Red Bull Arena to face his former team, and where is still regarded as a club icon.

Episode 95 (04/20/17)

April 20, 2017

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.

Episode 94 (04/06/17)

April 6, 2017

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 with Lazio, and the biggest soccer stories of the past two weeks.

Episode 93 (03/20/17)

March 20, 2017

Eric Krakauer and Paul Farrell discuss Liverpool's visit to the Etihad, which left Pep Guardiola strangely proud of his City team, and transformed Referee, Michael Oliver, into everyone's weekend villain. 

Eric and Paul also analyze the Champions League quarterfinal matchups, and speak to Franco Panizo (MLSsoccer.com & FourFourTwo) about the first three weeks of the MLS season, and the US national team's crucial Hex fixtures against Honduras and Panama.

Episode 92 (03/13/17)

March 13, 2017

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell welcome Jonathan Johnson (ESPNFC/BeinSports France) to discuss the fallout of Paris Saint Germain's disastrous loss to Barcelona, as well as the upcoming Champions League clash between Monaco and Manchester City.

Eric, Jason and Paul also review the FA Cup quarterfinals and matchday two in MLS, analyze a couple of controversial officiating decisions involving Real Madrid and Juventus, and extol Xabi Alonso's distinguished career.

Episode 91 (03/06/17)

March 6, 2017

Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell discuss the rift between Arsene Wenger and wantaway Alexis Sanchez, after the Chilean was limited to a substitute appearance in Arsenal's loss at Anfield.

Additionally, the boys assess Major League Soccer's opening weekend, and debate US Soccer's new bylaw, which requires national players to stand during the playing of the national anthem.

Eric also welcomes WhoScored.com's Tiago Estevao to talk Portuguese soccer, as Benfica and FC Porto battle it out for Liga NOS supremacy, and controversial Sporting president wins a second term.

Episode 90 (02/26/17)

February 26, 2017

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 Ranieri's sacking from Leicester City, Radja Nainggolan's rising stock, and a topsy-turvy La Liga weekend.

Episode 89 (02/12/17)

February 12, 2017

Back together again, Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrel preview the first four Champions League games in the round of 16, debate whether Claudio Ranieri should be shown the door at Leicester City, and rank Philipp Lahm among the greatest right-backs, after the Bayern Munich captain announced that his retirement at the end of the season.

Episode 88 (02/06/16)

February 6, 2017

With the Premier League title race essentially done and dustet, Eric Krakauer welcomes Kristan Heneage of Yahoo Sports to discuss the relegation battle, which promisses to be one of the tightest in years.

Having reached its conclusion, Eric also talks to ESPN columnist, Jeff Carlisle, about the US national team's January camp, as Bruce Arena looks forward to the World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama in March.