Author Archives: Christopher Harris

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.

UEFA Europa League Quarter-Finals, 2nd Leg: Open Thread

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After this week’s UEFA Champions League quarter-finals concluded, now we have four remaining games in the Europa League to determine who will make it to the semi-finals of the Europa League. Today’s TV/Internet schedule for viewers in the United States … Continue reading

Sold Out! More Than 100K Tickets for Real Madrid-Manchester United Game In Michigan Sell Out On First Day

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Tickets for the International Champions Cup game between Real Madrid and Manchester United that will be played in Michigan this summer have sold out on the first day of general sale, with more than 100,000 tickets sold. The August 2nd … Continue reading

Chelsea’s José Mourinho Fined and Warned Over Future Conduct by FA: Daily Soccer Report

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined and warned over his future conduct after his behavior during the club’s match versus Aston Villa. The Special One was fined £8,000 by The FA and warned about his future conduct following a … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard Ruled Out For Two Weeks Due to Injury

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The injury that Eden Hazard picked up against Paris Saint-Germain has ruled him out for a minimum of two weeks. Regarding the injury, Mourinho said: “It is a calf problem, but I have no idea the dimension of his injury. … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Out For Two More Weeks, Could Miss Copa del Rey Final

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been diagnosed with a hamstring injury and is expected to be out for the next two weeks, which means he’ll miss next week’s Copa del Rey Final against Barcelona and possibly the first leg of the UEFA … Continue reading

Bayern Munich vs Manchester United & Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, 2nd Leg: Open Thread

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Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for matches being shown in the US: Bayern Munich vs Manchester United, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer 2Go Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 2 and FOX Soccer 2Go Starting line-ups: Bayern Munich: Neuer, Dante, Ribéry, … Continue reading

ESPN Launches New World Cup TV Commercial Starring USMNT and American Outlaws [VIDEO]

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Finally! ESPN has released a video for its coverage of World Cup 2014 that better captures the passion of the World Cup — and, in this case, the US Men’s National Team and the American Outlaws supporter groups from around the … Continue reading

Live Cricket Match On ESPN2 Scores Impressive Viewing Audience Number

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With record cable TV ratings for NBC’s coverage of the Premier League on US television, and the fact that ESPN no longer has rights to the world’s most popular sports league, ESPN tried a new tactic this past weekend by … Continue reading

Chelsea vs Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund, 2nd Leg: Open Thread

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Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for matches being shown in the US: Chelsea vs Paris Saint-Germain, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Soccer 2Go Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid, 2:45pm, FOX Sports 2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go Starting line-ups: Chelsea: … Continue reading

Manchester United to Play LA Galaxy In Friendly at Rose Bowl

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Manchester United have announced an additional match on their 2014 summer tour in the United States with a friendly against LA Galaxy, to be played at the Rose Bowl Stadium on July 23. Kick-off time is 7:30pm PT/10:30pm ET. The … Continue reading

Premier League Match On NBCSN Attracts More Viewers Than Baseball Games on FOX Sports 1

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Last Saturday’s Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United, which was shown live on NBCSN beginning at 10am ET, was watched by more viewers than Saturday’s Major League Baseball (MLB) games shown on FOX Sports 1. Newcastle-Manchester United … Continue reading

Tottenham Hotspur vs Sunderland, Premier League Gameweek 33: Open Thread

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Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for the match being shown in the US: Tottenham vs Sunderland, 3pm, NBCSN Starting line-ups: Tottenham: Lloris; Naughton, Chiriches, Kaboul, Rose; Lennon, Chadli, Paulinho, Eriksen; Adebayor, Kane Subs: Friedel, Fryers, Veljkovic, Bentaleb, Sandro, Sigurdsson, Townsend Sunderland: Mannone, Bardsley, … Continue reading

Tottenham to Sack Tim Sherwood at the End of the Season

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Tottenham Hotspur supporters got the news this morning they had been wishing for — Tim Sherwood will be relieved of his managerial duties at the end of the season, according to Sky sources. The manager, who was handed an 18 … Continue reading

Norwich City Sack Manager Chris Hughton and Appoint Neil Adams as Replacement

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Norwich City have sacked manager Chris Hughton with immediate effect. The Canaries announced today that Hughton and coaches Colin Calderwood and Paul Trollope have been sacked, and that Neil Adams has been appointed as first team manager. A statement from … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City 0-0 Real Salt Lake: Exclusive [PHOTOS]

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2013 MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City continued its run of scoring a low number of goals at home with its 0-0 tie against Real Salt Lake at the Sporting KC Stadium on Saturday night. The key incidents in the … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 33: Open Thread

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Here is today’s TV/Internet schedule for matches being shown in the US: Everton vs Arsenal, 8:30am, NBCSN West Ham United vs Liverpool, 11am, CNBC Before, during or after today’s matches, join the conversation in the comments section below with fellow … Continue reading

ESPN to Broadcast Its First Live Cricket Match On US Cable Today

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For the first time in its broadcast history, ESPN will televise a live cricket match and will broadcast it one of its cable networks. The cricket match will be on US television today (Sunday, April 6) on ESPN2 beginning at … Continue reading

Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders, First Cascadia Cup Of 2014 Season: Open Thread

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Who: Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders When: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Where: Providence Park, Portland What time: 3pm ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra The first Cascadia Cup of the 2014 season kicks off today with Portland Timbers hosting … Continue reading