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.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces he will step down
FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces he will step down

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has announced that he will step down from his role as President as soon as a successor can be found. Blatter has called for an extraordinary FIFA Congress to be scheduled where his successor will be named. At that time, he will step down from his post. […]

Dallas soccer tournament canceled featuring Lyon, Pachuca, Newcastle, Swansea and Chivas
Dallas soccer tournament canceled featuring Lyon, Pachuca, Newcastle, Swansea and Chivas

The inaugural Dallas soccer tournament that promised Newcastle United, Lyon, Chivas, Pachuca, Swansea and other teams has decided to cancel this summer’s tournament, and will try to host the competition again next summer. Entitled the Intercontinental Peace Cup, the tournament listed Newcastle United, Swansea City, Malaga, Chivas de Guadalajara, Pachuca, […]

Premier League viewing figures on NBC Sports increase 9% compared to last season
Premier League viewing figures on NBC Sports increase 9% compared to last season

NBC Sports broke the record for the greatest average viewership of Premier League matches on US television when it averaged 479,000 viewers per game for the 2014/15 season. That was 9% greater than the 2013/14 average of 438,000. And the 2013/14 average was 114% greater than the 2012/13 average of 220,000 viewers […]

Swansea cancel plans to compete in Dallas soccer tournament
Swansea cancel plans to compete in Dallas soccer tournament

Swansea City have cancelled plans to compete in the Dallas/Fort Worth international preseason tournament that was scheduled for this summer. According to a spokesman for event organizers M3 Sport, a decision will be made in the next 48 hours whether the tournament will be held or postponed until next summer. […]

NBC’s ‘Championship Sunday’ is a misnomer
NBC’s ‘Championship Sunday’ is a misnomer

If you speak with someone from the UK that’s older than 35, you may hear them rarely utter the phrase “Chelsea won the Championship” or something similar to “I remember when Blackburn Rovers won the Championship” before they catch themselves and realize the error of their ways. For modern day soccer fans, it’s slightly […]

Manchester United to play San Jose Earthquakes at UC Berkeley
Manchester United to play San Jose Earthquakes at UC Berkeley

Manchester United has announced the location of its July 21 friendly against San Jose Earthquakes. The Premier League club will play the match as part of the International Champions Cup at California Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of California, in Berkeley. The stadium has a capacity of […]

NBC Sports announces TV schedule for ‘Championship Sunday’
NBC Sports announces TV schedule for ‘Championship Sunday’

NBC Sports has announced the TV lineup for its final day of Premier League 2014/15 coverage with all 10 matches being shown live across TV networks in the United States. The matches will be shown across NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, Oxygen, CNBC, E!, USA, MSNBC, Esquire Network, Bravo and SyFy. All matches […]

What guests would you like us to interview on World Soccer Talk Radio?
What guests would you like us to interview on World Soccer Talk Radio?

Today marks 6 weeks since we launched World Soccer Talk Radio, the nightly show that’s aired live on Sports Byline and TuneIn. In the past 1.5 months, we’ve interviewed a ton of intriguing guests, but we need your help. If there’s anyone in particular that you’d love us to interview, […]

Andy Gray and Richard Keys heading to beIN SPORTS for Copa America coverage
Andy Gray and Richard Keys heading to beIN SPORTS for Copa America coverage

Andy Gray and Richard Keys are heading to beIN SPORTS this summer to help the network’s coverage of Copa America, a source has revealed to World Soccer Talk. beIN SPORTS has the exclusive English-language and Spanish-language rights to the month-long tournament that will be held in Chile featuring the giants of […]

NBCSN to feature ‘Relegation Breakaway’ whip-around coverage this Saturday
NBCSN to feature ‘Relegation Breakaway’ whip-around coverage this Saturday

Following up on its successful Premier League Breakaway that was televised on New Year’s Day, NBCSN has decided to bring back the NFL RedZone-like experience this Saturday for the three relegation matches involving Sunderland-Leicester, Spurs-Hull and QPR-Newcastle. NBCSN will begin its broadcast at 10am ET with the Sunderland against Leicester […]

FOX Sports on verge of acquiring Copa America Centenario TV rights
FOX Sports on verge of acquiring Copa America Centenario TV rights

FOX Sports is on the verge of acquiring the English-language TV rights to the 2016 Copa America, according to a World Soccer Talk source. The tournament, to be held in the United States from June 3-26 next year, will be the 100-year celebration of South America’s most prestigious international competition. It will be the […]

West Bromwich Albion announce friendlies against Orlando, Charleston and Richmond
West Bromwich Albion announce friendlies against Orlando, Charleston and Richmond

West Bromwich Albion have announced that they’ll be conducting their preseason training in the United States this summer with friendlies scheduled against MLS’ Orlando City Soccer Club, and USL’s Charleston Battery and Richmond Kickers. West Brom will play Orlando on Wednesday, July 15 at the 65,000-capacity Citrus Bowl before heading […]

NGSN acquires Argentina Primera Division online rights for next 4.5 years in US
NGSN acquires Argentina Primera Division online rights for next 4.5 years in US

Next Generation Sports Network (NGSN) has acquired the live and on-demand online rights to Argentina’s Primera Division for the next 4.5 years. The network, which recently launched in the United States, will begin broadcasting Argentina’s top division this weekend including Sunday’s el Superclásico between River Plate and Boca Juniors (live from […]