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 was born and raised in Wales, has lived in Florida since 1984, and supported Swansea City since 1979. Last but not least, he got engaged during half-time of a MLS game.
2015 MLS Cup scores 874,000 total viewers for Columbus-Portland final
2015 MLS Cup scores 874,000 total viewers for Columbus-Portland final

Despite recording the lowest-ever overnight rating in the league’s 20-year history, the final viewing number for the 2015 MLS Cup wasn’t as bad as some first feared. A total of 668,000 people watched the game on ESPN, while 206,000 viewed the game on Univision Deportes for a grand total of […]

FA Cup 3rd Round Draw features Exeter vs. Liverpool and Man United vs. Sheff Utd
FA Cup 3rd Round Draw features Exeter vs. Liverpool and Man United vs. Sheff Utd

The FA Cup 3rd Round draw has been completed, and several plum ties have been “picked out of the hat” including Exeter vs. Liverpool, Eastleigh vs. Bolton and Manchester United vs. Sheffield United. The 135th edition of the tournament began in July with 736 professional and amateur teams participating from across England and […]

Florida Cup to feature 9 high-profile teams from around the world this January
Florida Cup to feature 9 high-profile teams from around the world this January

This January, several high profile soccer clubs will travel to the United States to participate in the second-annual Florida Cup. The clubs participating include Shakhtar Donestk, Schalke 04, Bayer Leverkusen, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Independiente Santa Fe, Corinthians, Fluminense, Atletico Mineiro and Internacional. The nine-team tournament will be played in Orlando, […]

Bayer Leverkusen would love to sign an American soccer star, says CEO
Bayer Leverkusen would love to sign an American soccer star, says CEO

Bayer Leverkusen Chief Executive Officer Michael Schade says his club would be interested in signing an American soccer player who could help his team score goals and market the club in the United States. In an interview with US journalists on Monday, the chairman said: “If I could have a […]

Holiday gift ideas for soccer fans
Holiday gift ideas for soccer fans

1. SOCCER BOOKS Soccer fans love books especially when they’re from some of the best authors in the business and on topics that only hardcore soccer fans could love. This year, there are several wonderful titles to choose from such as: — DAS REBOOT by Rafa Honigstein Raphael Honigstein charts the […]

Happy Thanksgiving to World Soccer Talk readers, listeners and followers
Happy Thanksgiving to World Soccer Talk readers, listeners and followers

On behalf of the entire team at World Soccer Talk, we’d like to wish you and your loved ones a very Happy Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for so many things. First of all, you! For being a loyal reader, listener and follower. Without you, World Soccer Talk wouldn’t be anything, so […]

Thank you readers for 10 fantastic years of World Soccer Talk
Thank you readers for 10 fantastic years of World Soccer Talk

On behalf of the entire team at World Soccer Talk, we’d like to thank you — the readers and our followers — for 10 fantastic years at World Soccer Talk. The site launched in November 2005, so what better time to celebrate our 10 year anniversary than during Thanksgiving week in the United […]

Swansea finally paying the price for selling Wilfried Bony to Manchester City
Swansea finally paying the price for selling Wilfried Bony to Manchester City

No matter how you spin Swansea’s record so far this season, the situation looks bleak in South Wales. While the club has achieved victories against Aston Villa, Manchester United and Newcastle, it has been mired by a string of losses against Arsenal, Watford, Southampton, Stoke and Norwich, as well as draws […]

Rebecca Lowe’s interview with Sir Alex Ferguson is must-see TV; 2pm ET on NBCSN
Rebecca Lowe’s interview with Sir Alex Ferguson is must-see TV; 2pm ET on NBCSN

Today’s episode of NBCSN’s Premier League Download features a special one-on-one interview with former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. NBC’s Rebecca Lowe interviewed Ferguson on his book tour for Leading. The episode debuts today on NBCSN at 2pm ET. World Soccer Talk obtained a screener of the interview in […]

How to watch el Clasico on US TV and streaming
How to watch el Clasico on US TV and streaming

If you want to watch el Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona live, legally or on-demand, follow these steps (US residents only): 1) Sign up for a free 24-hour trial to fuboTV, 2) When you’re ready to watch the game, select beIN SPORTS on fuboTV. It’s as simple as that. […]

10 US venues announced for 2016 Copa America tournament
10 US venues announced for 2016 Copa America tournament

CONCACAF has announced the venues for the Copa Centenario, which will be played across the United States in 10 cities in the summer of 2016. The prestigious South American soccer championship, run by CONMEBOL, will partner with CONCACAF to host many of the best countries from both regions in the […]

Indian Super League soccer games now available legally in USA via NGSN
Indian Super League soccer games now available legally in USA via NGSN

NGSN, the relatively new legal soccer streaming service in the United States, has added the Indian Super League to its growing portfolio of soccer leagues and competitions. The league is now accessible to soccer fans in the United States who want to watch live and on-demand games from the league […]