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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.

Timmy Chandler USMNT’s World Cup Hopes Dealt a Blow Due to Injury: Daily Soccer Report

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Timmy Chandler’s hopes of playing with the US Men’s National Team at this summer’s World Cup have been dealt a blow after picking up an injury that will rule him out of the rest of the Bundesliga season. Chandler suffered … Continue reading

NBCSN to Launch Premier League 36 Series With Feature on Manchester City

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NBC Sports Group will debut its first Premier League 36 series this Sunday with the release of its documentary about Manchester City. City opened its doors to NBC for 36 hours to let their crew film the on- and off-field … Continue reading

NBC Delivers Most-Watched Premier League Sunday Doubleheader Ever On US Cable

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NBC Sports posted Super Sunday’s best-ever ratings on US cable this past weekend for its live coverage of Manchester United-Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur-Arsenal. The two matches averaged 725,000 viewers, with an average of 779,000 watching Manchester United-Liverpool, the fourth most-watched … Continue reading

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Chelsea vs Galatasaray and Real Madrid vs Schalke, UEFA Champions League 2nd Leg: Open Thread

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With Real Madrid steamrollering Schalke 6-1 in the first leg in Gelsenkirchen, today’s second leg is already a foregone conclusion, so the attention turns to Chelsea against Galatasaray, a match that is bound to create several surprises with the return to … Continue reading

Manchester United Boardroom Contemplating Replacing David Moyes as Manager: Daily Soccer Report

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Key members of Manchester United’s boardroom are contemplating replacing David Moyes as manager, while Louis van Gaal has been tipped as a potential replacement, according to sources to ESPN. According to the report, members of the Glazer family are now more … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: EPL & MLS Weekend Review

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On World Soccer Radio 9pm ET, Nick and Danny look back at the weekend’s soccer action in both the Premier League and MLS, discuss Moyes’ Old Trafford nightmare and Defoe’s delightful debut. Get involved with the show, send us a … Continue reading

Manchester United vs Liverpool & Tottenham vs Arsenal, Gameweek 30: Open Thread

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Today’s Super Sunday matches between Manchester United and Liverpool as well as Tottenham Hotspur versus Arsenal provide an opportunity to earn bragging rights. League positions matter today, but winning a local derby is often more important than anything else. As … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City 1-1 FC Dallas: Exclusive Gameday [PHOTOS]

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FC Dallas pulled a goal back in the final minute of the game to tie Sporting Kansas City 1-1 at Sporting Park on Saturday night. Here are the exclusive matchday photos from the game courtesy of World Soccer Talk photographer … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders vs Toronto FC, Live at 4:30pm ET: Open Thread

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This weekend’s marquee MLS game on NBCSN features Seattle Sounders versus Toronto FC. It’s the Canadian’s side’s first match of the 2014 MLS season, and not to put more pressure on the side that now features Michael Bradley, Jermain Defoe … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 30: Open Thread

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FA Cup semi-finalist Hull City plays League Cup winner Manchester City today in the first match of the day. With a win, Manuel Pellegrini’s side will move back into second place in the league, at least temporarily until tomorrow. It’s … Continue reading

New Live Chat Feature Debuts Sunday For Man Utd-Liverpool and Spurs-Arsenal Games

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This Sunday, World Soccer Talk will debut a brand-new feature to our Open Threads. In addition to the usual (and popular) Open Thread where readers can join the conversation in the comments section while watching games, we’ll be offering a … Continue reading

Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches This Weekend: Gameweek 30

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The commentators have been announced for this weekend’s Premier League matches on US television. Saturday, March 15: Hull City vs Manchester City, 8:45am, NBCSN; Daniel Mann & Dean Sturridge Everton vs Cardiff, 11am, NBCSN; Gary Weaver & Barry Horne Fulham … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: Seattle Sounders Talk & EPL/UCL News

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On World Soccer Radio 9pm ET, Nick’s Back! All the goings on in the Premier League, Champions League and our look at MLS continues with the voice of the Seattle Sounders, Ross Fletcher. Get involved with the show, send us … Continue reading

Barcelona-Manchester City Sets Record For Most-Watched Soccer Game On FOX Sports 1

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Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League broadcast of Barcelona against Manchester City set a record for the most-watched soccer game on FOX Sports 1 to date, with 420,000 viewers tuning in to see Barca win 2-1. That compares to Tuesday’s broadcast of … Continue reading

NBC Sports Announces Partnership Deal With Soccerly

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NBC Sports has partnered with soccer website Soccerly to beef up the amount and breadth of soccer coverage offers. was launched in January 2013 by a group of entrepreneurs and soccer fans. Based in San Diego, CA, Soccerly … Continue reading

Tottenham Hotspur vs Benfica, Porto vs Napoli, Juventus vs Fiorentina & More: Open Thread

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We’ve been so preoccupied with the release of the Blue With Envy eBook today that we almost forgot about the Europa League action, and there’s plenty of it. For THFC supporters, here’s the TV/Internet schedule of today’s matches: Tottenham vs … Continue reading

Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness Sentenced to 3.5 Years in Prison: Daily Soccer Report

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Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness was sentenced today to 3.5 years in prison for tax evasion. According to Pro Soccer Talk, “After initially being charged with evading $4.9 million in taxes, Hoeness later admitted to avoiding an additional $20.9 million … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk Announces Launch Of a Brand-New Soccer Book For EPL Fans

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World Soccer Talk is proud to announce its publication of a brand-new book that’s written specifically for fans of the world’s most popular sports league, the English Premier League. Written by World Soccer Talk Senior Writer Kartik Krishnaiyer, Blue With … Continue reading