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 will receive big boost when Santi Cazorla returns from injury
Arsenal will receive big boost when Santi Cazorla returns from injury

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil are Arsenal’s big guns (I’d also probably add Petr Cech as well), there is no denying that. The dynamic offensive duo are major talents and have been brilliant during the current campaign.  Alexis has netted 10 total goals on the season, despite missing a chunk […]

Arsenal fans hoping Tomas Rosicky hasn’t played last match for club
Arsenal fans hoping Tomas Rosicky hasn’t played last match for club

Before Alexis Sanchez graced the Emirates pitch, Tomas Rosicky was Arsenal’s Energizer Bunny.  No, the Czech Republic international is not as prolific in front of goal as his Chilean teammate, but the “little mozart” brought creativity, energy and intensity to the Arsenal squad over the last 10 years.  Rosicky had […]

Arsenal are relying too heavily on Olivier Giroud
Arsenal are relying too heavily on Olivier Giroud

It is fairly safe to say that Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud is not exactly the most well-liked player in the Barclays Premier League.  Some of the Frenchman’s criticism is justified (he does miss his fair chances in front of goal), some is not (Giroud has been labeled a “donkey” by […]

Alex Iwobi impressing with the Arsenal first team
Alex Iwobi impressing with the Arsenal first team

Arsenal young guns Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Dan Crowley and Gedion Zelalem receive a lot of attention when people discuss the next big prospect to go through the youth ranks and into the first team of the north London side. However, 19-year-old midfielder Alex Iwobi is beginning to turn heads as well. […]

Andriy Yarmolenko would be a solid signing by Arsenal
Andriy Yarmolenko would be a solid signing by Arsenal

According to Ukrainian news outlet Sport, Arsenal have agreed a 23 million deal pound with Dynamo Kiev for star winger Andriy Yarmolenko.  The supposed arrangement between the two clubs is for the 26-year-old to see out the remainder of the current campaign with Kiev and subsequently make the switch to […]

Arsenal bruised but not broken after loss to Chelsea
Arsenal bruised but not broken after loss to Chelsea

Arsenal were beaten by rivals Chelsea, 1-0, on Sunday to leave the north London club three points behind surprise Premier League leaders Leicester City. The defeat to the Blues was essentially decided in the 18th minute of the match when defender Per Mertesacker was sent off after he brought down […]

Arsenal are getting healthy at just the right time
Arsenal are getting healthy at just the right time

With just 16 matches remaining on the Barclays Premier League fixture list, Arsenal, along with every other British top-tier team, will be looking to finish off the season on a high note. The current campaign for the Gunners has been a bit of seesaw season. While the north London outfit […]

Looking back at Theo Walcott’s decade at Arsenal
Looking back at Theo Walcott’s decade at Arsenal

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of Theo Walcott joining Arsenal from the famous Southampton academy in 2006. There was quite a bit of media attention when the 16-year-old speedster made the switch to north London. While many young players move from club to club throughout any given transfer window, this […]

Laurent Koscielny admits rebuffing move away from Arsenal
Laurent Koscielny admits rebuffing move away from Arsenal

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has revealed that he has been the subject of interest from other clubs  since his move to England but has rejected leaving the north London outfit.The France international, who is one of the more complete center backs in the Premier League, claims that he is more […]

Mohamed Elneny is a crucial signing for Arsenal
Mohamed Elneny is a crucial signing for Arsenal

Labeling a £5 million signing crucial is not exactly the norm when it comes to the amount of money big Premier League clubs spend during transfer windows. Nevertheless, Arsenal’s purchase of Mohamed Elneny from Basel for that same sum could in fact be a very important signing when looking at […]

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is walking into dysfunction at Palermo
Guillermo Barros Schelotto is walking into dysfunction at Palermo

The 2015/16 Serie A season is only halfway over, and Sicilian club Palermo have already changed managers multiple times. Giuseppe Iachini began the current campaign as the head coach, his second stint with the club, but was fired on Nov. 10 following a victory two days prior. Iachini was in […]

Former Arsenal prospect Benik Afobe is finally going to get his Premier League shot
Former Arsenal prospect Benik Afobe is finally going to get his Premier League shot

Former Arsenal youth product Benik Afobe has joined Premier League side Bournemouth from Wolverhampton in a deal reportedly worth £10 million.  The 22-year-old striker has been one of the top forwards in the second-tiered Championship since departing Arsenal during the 2014-15 campaign.  Taking into account his loan move to MK […]

Petr Cech is already becoming one of Arsene Wenger’s best buys
Petr Cech is already becoming one of Arsene Wenger’s best buys

Since his appointment in 1996, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made some extremely shrewd player purchases. Eventual greats such as Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Nicolas Anelka, Robert Pires, Sol Campbell, Cesc Fabregas and Nicklas Bendtner (sorry, I had to) were all brought in over the Frenchman’s first eight campaigns in […]

7 contenders for 2015/16 Premier League Young Player of the Year
7 contenders for 2015/16 Premier League Young Player of the Year

There are currently a multitude of very talented contenders for the PFA Young Player of the Year award given at the end of the season.  Narrowing down the list to seven players was tough, and some highly-rated players were left out.  To be qualified to win the prestigious award, the […]

Top 5 Premier League players during the first half of the season
Top 5 Premier League players during the first half of the season

There have certainly been a few surprises throughout the first half of the 2015-16 season. In fact, this is perhaps one of the most unpredictable starts to a Premier League season in recent memory. Now that the first half of the current campaign is in the books, let’s take a […]

Arsene Wenger vows to get January transfer business done early
Arsene Wenger vows to get January transfer business done early

While Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is normally tight-lipped on potential incoming transfers — most notably when he claimed to have never heard of Santi Cazorla only days before signing him from Malaga in 2012 — the Frenchman has recently claimed that he will do his best to make signings as […]

Arsenal are capable of beating Barcelona in Champions League
Arsenal are capable of beating Barcelona in Champions League

There was a collective groan from North London on Monday when Arsenal were drawn against Barcelona in the Round of 16 of the Champions League. The massive matchup against the Spanish giants was widely considered the worst-case scenario for the Gunners, as Barca are the reigning European champions and still […]