Christopher Harris

Publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris founded the site in 2005. 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.
West Bromwich Albion Offer Manager Job to Tim Sherwood, According to Source
West Bromwich Albion Offer Manager Job to Tim Sherwood, According to Source

West Bromwich Albion has offered Tim Sherwood the job as manager, according to a World Soccer Talk source. While Sherwood is interested in the opportunity after being sacked by Tottenham Hotspur, a stumbling block that may prevent a deal is the report that Sherwood wants to bring Les Ferdinand to […]

Schedule of ESPN TV Commentators For FIFA World Cup 2014: June 12-19
Schedule of ESPN TV Commentators For FIFA World Cup 2014: June 12-19

ESPN has announced its schedule of commentators for the live World Cup matches that will be shown on US television from June 12-19. Commentator assignments will be made at a later date for the other matches. Lead play-by-play commentator Ian Darke and analyst Steve McManaman will call the opening match […]

Brad Friedel Signs One Year Extension to His Deal at Tottenham Hotspur
Brad Friedel Signs One Year Extension to His Deal at Tottenham Hotspur

Brad Friedel, one of the greatest US goalkeepers ever to play for the red, white and blue, has signed a new one-year extension to his contract at Tottenham Hotspur, which will see the goalkeeper stay at White Hart Lane until the end of the 2014/15 season. Friedel, who has been […]

WATCH John Oliver’s Rant About FIFA and the World Cup: Must-See TV [VIDEO]
WATCH John Oliver’s Rant About FIFA and the World Cup: Must-See TV [VIDEO]

We’re big fans of John Oliver, the host of the HBO show “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver.” The soccer-mad comedian and TV show host (who’s a fanatical Liverpool FC supporter) has beautifully summed up FIFA and the World Cup, and the schizophrenic feelings that many soccer fans have about hating […]

Newcastle United Sign Sunderland Midfielder Jack Colback on a Free Transfer
Newcastle United Sign Sunderland Midfielder Jack Colback on a Free Transfer

Newcastle United have signed Sunderland’s Jack Colback on a free transfer. The signing of Colback from derby rivals Sunderland is the second new player to join Newcastle United in just days. Late last week, Newcastle United signed Ayoze Perez, a striker from Tenerife. The red-haired player was toured around St […]

England vs Honduras, World Cup Warmup Match: Open Thread
England vs Honduras, World Cup Warmup Match: Open Thread

England plays its final game of the warm-up matches before the World Cup starts with today’s friendly against Honduras, to be played at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium. The game kicks off at 4:45pm ET and will be shown live on beIN SPORTS for viewers in the United States. It’s a […]

Win Your Favorite World Cup Jersey to Celebrate Brazil 2014
Win Your Favorite World Cup Jersey to Celebrate Brazil 2014

World Soccer Talk has teamed up with Reddit’s /r/WorldCup subreddit and QuakeNet to offer an official World Cup jersey as a prize to the winner of a World Cup prediction competition. The competition will run throughout the World Cup tournament, with points awarded to each entree for correctly predicting the […]

England Prepare for World Cup With Warmup Matches in Miami [PHOTOS]
England Prepare for World Cup With Warmup Matches in Miami [PHOTOS]

On a hot and humid day in South Florida, England and Ecuador battled in a lively friendly at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. In addition to the promising performance by Ross Barkley as well as the unfortunate injury to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, there were plenty of talking points from […]

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s World Cup Hopes Hang in the Balance After Injury
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s World Cup Hopes Hang in the Balance After Injury

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, England’s most dangerous, speedy and unpredictable footballer who can cut through defenses, suffered a knee ligament injury on Wednesday during a friendly against Ecuador in Miami, and may be out of the World Cup depending on the severity of the injury. The Arsenal and England attacking midfielder suffered […]