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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’s Mesut Özil awarded PFA Fans’ Player of the Month for April

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Arsenal's Ozil runs for the ball during their Champions League playoff soccer match against Besiktas at the Emirates stadium in London

Arsenal and Germany superstar Mesut Özil collected the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award on Friday for the month of April.  Perhaps the German’s preeminent Premier League moment of the month was a glorious free kick goal during Arsenal’s 4-1 … Continue reading

Does it really matter that Chelsea are boring?

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Following a 0-0 draw at the weekend between Arsenal and Chelsea, the Blues took a giant step towards their fifth first division Premier League title in club history. Tonight’s 3-1 victory over Leicester City, and Chelsea will surely parade begin … Continue reading

Arsenal can win a title next season with Olivier Giroud up front

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Olivier Giroud

Arsenal’s minuscule chances of winning the Premier League title burned out on Sunday, as the Gunners played Chelsea, the inevitable league champions, to a goalless draw at the Emirates.  With just five matches left for both London clubs, the Blues … Continue reading

2015 International Champions Cup announces teams for tournament in China

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The 2015 International Champions Cup has announced a trio of clubs to feature in the competition to be played in China.  Reigning UEFA Champions League winners, Real Madrid, headline the list and they will be joined in Asia by Italian … Continue reading

Yahoo! shuts down fantasy MLS game 7 weeks into season

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Despite the fact that the Major League Soccer season is just seven weeks into its regular season, Yahoo! Sports has announced that they have shut down their fantasy MLS league. The company has stated that they are canning the fantasy … Continue reading

Spurs rooting for Arsenal FA Cup glory? It may happen next month

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Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur form one of the most heated rivalries in all of the Barclays Premier League.  With the two north London clubs only separated by about 4 miles, it’s no wonder.  Despite the fact that the supporters of … Continue reading

FOX Sports 1 and AT&T U-Verse standoff drags on; Soccer fans get screwed

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FOX Sports 1 and TV provider AT&T U-Verse are 7 weeks into a standoff that has caused viewers to miss out on many live sporting events, including the first 6 weeks of MLS games, and United States vs. Mexico friendly on Wednesday night … Continue reading

Chelsea-United TV scheduling conflict devalues Arsenal-Reading FA Cup semi-final

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Today’s a big day for British soccer, as five Barclays Premier League matches and an FA Cup semi-final match between Arsenal and Reading are scheduled to take place.  With the Premier League season winding down, most teams will only have five … Continue reading

Nacho Monreal is Arsenal’s most under-appreciated player

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Following an extremely shaky start to the 2014/15 campaign, Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has settled down and turned in a string of top-level performances for the north London club.  Monreal’s stumble out of the gate coincided with his emergency fill-in … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Francis Coquelin is Premier League’s top defensive midfielder of 2015

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When Arsenal recalled Francis Coquelin from a loan spell at Championship side Charlton in December, not many Gunner fans were overly excited about the news.  The former France youth international first signed with the north London club back in 2008 … Continue reading

Why Theo Walcott should start over Danny Welbeck for Arsenal

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With Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez, who is arguably the favorite to win the PFA Player of the Year award, both playing exceptionally well this season, it seems as if the final forward starting spot is the only real debate … Continue reading

Arsenal reportedly chasing 16-year-old Argentine starlet

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Labelled as one of the brightest young stars in all of South America, Maxi Romero, is starting to garner attention from big clubs around the the world.  Romero, aged 16, is reportedly being monitored by Barclays Premier League club Arsenal, … Continue reading

Arsenal are the hottest team in Europe since February

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Arsenal has come a long way since their 2-1 defeat to bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur on February 7th at White Hart Lane.  The loss against Spurs, done in by a double from everyone’s favorite youngster Harry Kane, saw the Gunners … Continue reading

GolTV adds Portuguese Cup to its soccer coverage lineup

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Taça de Portugal

Taça de Portugal, also known as the Portuguese Cup, will now be available to viewers on the US sports network GolTV through until the end of the 2015-16 season. GolTV has added the prestigious Portuguese competition soon after announcing a deal … Continue reading

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Palermo striker Paulo Dybala wants to play for Arsenal

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Milan - Palermo

Despite the fact that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has his fair share of critics among fans and pundits alike, it was revealed on Tuesday that yet another Gunner transfer target has put the north London club at the top of … Continue reading

Jack Wilshere scores in Arsenal friendly, as four Gunners make injury return

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere made his first appearance on the pitch on Tuesday since suffering an injury setback in February, albeit in a friendly against Championship side Brentford FC.  The England international scored one goal and provided an assist to … Continue reading

Official MLS game balls from 1996-2015 [PHOTOS]

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Heading into the 2015 season (their 20th campaign), Major League Soccer made two significant changes to their brand: first, they overhauled the MLS logo from the usual ball and boot square logo to a fresh minimalistic crest logo (which had … Continue reading

Newcastle United considering US summer tour

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Premier League club Newcastle United is said to be considering a United States tour during the upcoming summer.  While no specific cities or dates have been revealed just yet, it is thought that the club from northeast England are assessing … Continue reading