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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.

Celtic Defender Virgil van Dijk Would be an Ideal Signing for Arsenal

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Although the Gunners are coming off a massive victory against Manchester City at the weekend, a match that the team’s much scrutinized defense was impeccable, the north London club is still in need of an additional defender to add to … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Francis Coquelin Picks Perfect Time to Add Defensive Steel to Gunners

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Despite putting together a string of impressive performances over the last month, Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin faced his first major test of the season on Sunday at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.  The 23-year-old defensive midfielder not only held his … Continue reading

Stats Prove Alexis Sanchez is Premier League’s Most Complete Player

Posted on by Chris Moore
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There were high hopes amongst Arsenal fans when their beloved club bought Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona in the summer for a fee believed to be around £32 million, however, few predicted just how much of an impact the Chile international … Continue reading

Looking at Arsenal’s Defensive Midfield Options in The Transfer Market

Posted on by Chris Moore
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There’s no debating the fact that Arsenal are in need of an additional midfielder, as well as a central defender and perhaps a center forward with Lukas Podolski and Yaya Sanogo both being loaned out, but there are questions of … Continue reading

How to Watch the 2015 AFC Asian Cup On US TV and Internet

Posted on by Chris Moore
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The 2015 AFC Asian Cup has kicked off with Australia defeating Kuwait 4-1.  For fans in America, the tournament can be found exclusively on the ONE World Sports channel.  For Dish Network subscribers, the sports station is on channel 9794.  ONE World … Continue reading

Arsenal’s Ideal Starting XI Now That Players Returning From Injury

Posted on by Chris Moore
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With news that dynamic duo Mesut Özil and Aaron Ramsey are both returning from injuries this week, the Gunners are finally close to putting together an ideal starting lineup. Assuming every player on the Arsenal roster is fit and available, … Continue reading

Why Arsenal’s Dan Crowley is a Promising Talent for the Future

Posted on by Chris Moore
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While other Arsenal prospects such as Chuba Akpom, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, and Gedion Zelalem are beginning to receive playing time with the senior Gunners side, 17-year-old Dan Crowley could very well be the brightest young star out of the whole bunch. … Continue reading

10 Biggest Soccer Stories of 2014

Posted on by Chris Moore
Germany Victory Celebration - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

The year 2014 included many major soccer stories, talking points and controversies. Here’s a list of 10 of the biggest stories to come out of the beautiful game during the past 12 months. 1. Germany Wins Fourth World Cup The … Continue reading

Arsenal Youngster Gedion Zelalem Becomes U.S. Citizen, Paves Way to USMNT Selection

Posted on by Chris Moore
Gedion Zelalem

Arsenal’s Gedion Zelalem reportedly flew from London to Washington D.C. on Monday to finalize paperwork to officially become a United States citizen.  It is thought that the 17-year-old prospect has proclaimed his intentions to play for the United States Men’s … Continue reading

Grading Arsenal’s First Half of The Season

Posted on by Chris Moore
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As the first half of the 2014-15 Barclays Premier League season is in the rear view mirror, let’s take a look at the highs and lows of an up-and-down campaign so far for Arsenal F.C. Most Valuable Player: Alexis Sanchez. … Continue reading

Thierry Henry’s Retirement from an Arsenal Fan’s Perspective

Posted on by Chris Moore
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While news that Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from the game was not overwhelmingly shocking, it is certainly a sad day around the soccer world. Calling Henry a former Arsenal great would not give him enough credit for what … Continue reading

Arsenal Finally Lucky in Champions League Knockout Draw

Posted on by Chris Moore
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The Gunners dodged a big bullet on Monday as they were drawn against Ligue 1 club Monaco in the upcoming knockout round of the Champions League. Although Monaco finished top of group C in the European competition, Arsenal fans breathed … Continue reading

DaMarcus Beasley Announces Retirement From US Men’s National Team

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Long-time United States Men’s National Team great DaMarcus Beasley has announced his retirement from the team.  Beasley, 32, made the announcement using his official Instagram account.  In the social media post, Beasley stated, “Where do I start?  Honestly I never … Continue reading

Most Champions League Minutes Played By Footballers of Each Country

Posted on by Chris Moore
Soccer: Friendly-Manchester City FC vs Chelsea FC

Players representing Brazil have edged out Spaniards for the most minutes spent on the pitch during Champions League play so far this season.  Brazil, who have 17 of their 23 players that were called up last month to the national … Continue reading

Watch Live Borussia Dortmund and Benfica Matches and Everton TV With fuboTV

Posted on by Chris Moore
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If you’re a fan of Everton, Borussia Dortmund, Benfica or Ajax, take note. Internet streaming service fuboTV is now providing live feeds to both Benfica and Borussia Dortmund matches here in the United States and Canada as well as coverage … Continue reading

Arsenal Target William Carvalho May Leave Sporting Lisbon in January

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Fresh off of a 4-1 drumming of Galatasaray in Tuesday’s final Champions League group stage match, Arsenal received more positive news as it was revealed that one of their long-time transfer targets could be sold in January. Sporting Lisbon manager … Continue reading

GolTV Acquires Rights to Benfica Matches and Everton TV

Posted on by Chris Moore
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American sports television channel GolTV has announced that they have acquired rights to broadcast Benfica home matches in the Primeira Liga and also Everton TV of the Premier League. Benfica is the most successful soccer club in Portugal, having won … Continue reading

Defender Laurent Koscielny’s Health is Essential to Arsenal’s Success

Posted on by Chris Moore
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While Arsenal went into Saturday’s meeting with Stoke City on three consecutive victories (all shutout wins), the Gunners suffered a demoralizing 3-2 loss at the hands of the Potters over the weekend. While the final score suggests a close match … Continue reading