Sign up for the free daily World Soccer Talk email newsletter for news and soccer TV schedules »

SAT, 11:15AM ET
SUN, 11:15AM ET

Author Archives: Chris Moore

About Chris Moore

Prior to joining the writing team at World Soccer Talk in the summer of 2014, Chris was a freelancer for the Yahoo Contributor Network. While at Yahoo, he published over 100 soccer-related articles and was a regular in the website’s monthly “Hot 100” list. Chris also wrote Baltimore Orioles minor league reports and game recaps for the Maryland Sports Blog during the 2014 season.

Arsenal teenager Jeff Reine-Adelaide shines in Emirates Cup triumph

Posted on by Chris Moore
Jeff Reine-Adelaide

Arsenal collected their second preseason trophy of the summer on Sunday afternoon in London.  The Gunners first thrashed last season’s French league runners-up, Lyon, 6-0 on Saturday, and then beat the Bundesliga runners-up, Wolfsburg, 1-0 on Sunday to win their … Continue reading

Arsenal reportedly want Barcelona whiz kid Sergi Samper

Posted on by Chris Moore

Arsenal is interested in purchasing Barcelona youngster Sergi Samper, according to Spanish sports publication Mundo Deportivo.  The report suggests that the Barcelona B defensive midfielder has an £8.5 million release clause and Gunners manager Arsene Wenger is more than willing to … Continue reading

Arsenal would be wise to keep David Ospina over Wojciech Szczesny

Posted on by Chris Moore
david os

Reports from Italy are suggesting that Roma are on the verge of signing goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal.  Il Tempo claims that the Italian club has already agreed personal terms with the 25-year-old Gunner and are now working to finalize … Continue reading

Robin van Persie rips Louis van Gaal but praises Arsene Wenger

Posted on by Chris Moore

Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has vented his feelings towards his former boss at Old Trafford.  The 31-year-old forward did not have many positives words to say about Louis van Gaal following his switch to the … Continue reading

Jack Wilshere insists Arsenal have the squad to compete with Chelsea

Posted on by Chris Moore

While Arsenal are currently in Singapore for preseason training, midfielder Jack Wilshere took time for a short interview with the Daily Mail.  The 23-year-old claimed that the Gunners have the talent and squad depth to rival the reigning Premier League champions, … Continue reading

Lukas Podolski gives lesson on how to depart a club with class

Posted on by Chris Moore

Germany international striker, Lukas Podolski, has issued a classy and thoughtful message to Arsenal fans following his switch to Galatasaray last week.  The 30-year-old forward recently posted on his Twitter account: “Over the last three years I’ve had the pleasure … Continue reading

Arsenal’s defense key to successful 2015-16 season

Posted on by Chris Moore
kos ar

In somewhat of a recurring theme in recent years, the 2014-15 campaign for Arsenal was a tale of two halves.  Following a 2-0 New Year’s Day defeat to Southampton, the Gunners were sitting in sixth place in the table and … Continue reading

Arsenal should resist cashing in on crucial Santi Cazorla

Posted on by Chris Moore

As the summer transfer window flies open, rumors about players swirl around like a blustery Chicago day.  While surely a lot of gossip is simply untrue, one story that has been flying around quite a bit over the last month … Continue reading

International TV rights for La Liga are a mess

Posted on by Chris Moore

On August 15, the 2015/16 season of La Liga will kick off with millions of soccer fans around the world tuning in to watch one of the most popular leagues in the world. However, with 46 days to go until … Continue reading

Liverpool’s deal for Nathaniel Clyne represents excellent business

Posted on by Chris Moore
clyne liv

It has been widely reported that Liverpool have agreed terms with Southampton for the transfer of defender Nathaniel Clyne.  Clyne, an England international, appears to be headed to the Merseyside club in a £12.5 million deal (£10 million up front, with … Continue reading

2015-16 Bundesliga schedule released

Posted on by Chris Moore

The full 2015-16 Bundesliga schedule was released earlier today, with title holders Bayern Munich getting the season started off against Hamburg in the first matchup of the campaign on August 14th. While the German champions will certainly be heavy favorites, … Continue reading

Arsenal must keep Laurent Koscielny as Real Madrid lurk

Posted on by Chris Moore

Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Özil, Santi Cazorla, and Aaron Ramsey are all frequently referenced as Arsenal’s most important players, and rightfully so; however, central defender Laurent Koscielny is as important to the Gunners as any other player in the squad. The … Continue reading

Arsenal’s potential Petr Čech deal may be start to big year for the Gunners

Posted on by Chris Moore
Chelsea Training

While the soccer world waits for an official announcement from either Arsenal or Chelsea regarding Petr Čech’s move from west London to north London, the Daily Mail reported earlier today that a deal is already complete.  According to the publication, an … Continue reading

Charlie Austin paving his way to becoming prolific Premier League goalscorer

Posted on by Chris Moore
carhile austin

While new Liverpool recruit Danny Ings has received plenty of hype and praise during this off-season, there is another England striker that has been even more impressive.  Queens Park Rangers forward Charlie Austin scored 18 Premier League goals during the … Continue reading

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere vows not to curb his feisty playing style

Posted on by Chris Moore
jack wilshere

Arsenal and England midfielder Jack Wilshere is undeniably talented and is widely seen as one of the England national team’s top performers over the last year or so.  The midfielder has be awarded as the Man of the Match in … Continue reading

The best Women’s World Cup coverage options you didn’t know existed

Posted on by Chris Moore

With the 2015 Women’s World Cup well underway in Canada, soccer fans from all over the world are tuning in to catch the matches using multiple outlets.  Although many viewers in the US will go the old-fashioned route and watch … Continue reading

Barca-Juve match posts second-highest TV ratings ever for Champions League final

Posted on by Chris Moore
barca juve

In what turned out to be an exciting match, the 2015 UEFA Champions League final between Barcelona and Juventus posted very solid television ratings according to Nielsen.  Nielsen, an information and measurement company, claims that this year’s final held a 1.3 … Continue reading

FOX’s Women’s World Cup is off to a good start with 3.3 million viewers for USA game

Posted on by Chris Moore

The TV ratings are now in from Monday night’s Women’s World Cup thriller between the United States and Australia. The 3-1 victory by the Yanks was seen by 3.311 million viewers, breaking the record for the most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup … Continue reading