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EPL Talk Reports Record World Cup Web Traffic

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During the 2010 World Cup, EPL Talk registered its best month ever in terms of web traffic. On behalf of EPL Talk, I’d like to thank you, the readers, for your continued patronage, as well as the continued excellence shown by all of the EPL Talk bloggers (and podcasters) who have worked diligently to produce thought-provoking articles.

To recognize the considerable achievements, EPL Talk distributed a press release to the media this morning. Here it is in its entirety: Reports Record World Cup™ Web Traffic

LAKE WORTH, FL — JULY 14, 2010 —, a leading English Premier League blog based in the United States, registered more than 1 million page views during the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ between June 11 and July 11.

During the 31-day tournament, generated 500,205 unique visitors—the highest number in the site’s history. When combined with traffic from EPL Talk sister sites and, web traffic between June 11-July 11 recorded 1.65 million page views and 966,318 unique visitors.

In addition to the record breaking web traffic, the daily World Cup Buzz podcast — featuring soccer experts Richard Farley, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Laurence McKenna — generated more than 258,000 downloads during the 2010 World Cup.

“These results show that informed soccer fans respond to EPL Talk’s quality content and breaking news stories that they’re unable to find anywhere else,” said Christopher Harris, Founder and Publisher of EPL Talk. “Our team of bloggers cover the aspects of ‘the beautiful game’ that matter most to soccer supporters, whether it’s the exclusive interviews with some of the biggest names in soccer, or the critically-acclaimed analysis.”, which is one of nine soccer websites in the EPL Talk Network, features daily news and analysis of the English Premier League as well as a focus on world soccer. Founded in 2005, the website features exclusive audio and video interviews, an archive of more than 5,000 articles, free soccer eBooks, and US TV schedules for soccer.

About EPL Talk

EPL Talk is a leading English Premier League blog with daily news and analysis of the world’s most popular sports league. The web site is part of the EPL Talk Network, which also covers soccer from Spain, Germany, Italy and the rest of Europe. EPL Talk is a privately held company headquartered in Lake Worth, Florida. Reach EPL Talk at (561) 247-GOAL or on the web at

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About Christopher Harris

Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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