Sign up for the free World Soccer Talk daily email newsletter for TV schedules, news and exclusive content »

FRI, 2:30PM ET
PSG1
REN0
FRI, 2:30PM ET
WOL4
FCB1
FRI, 2:40PM ET
RAY1
DEP2
FRI, 2:45PM ET
PAR0
MIR1
SAT, 4AM ET
KOR
AUS
SAT, 7:15AM ET
BRE
BORO

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.

Could Juande Ramos Be Manchester City Bound?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today’s all Spanish UEFA Cup Final should be a joy to watch (Fox Soccer Channel, 2:30pm ET). Both Espanyol and Sevilla play a decent brand of football. But my question is, will this be Juande Ramos’s last cup match in … Continue reading

Aston Villa Preseason Tour Given the Green Light

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Aston Villa and soccer fans in the States can give a huge sigh of relief knowing that the North American tour will happen now that Villa didn’t get selected as the recipient of the Fair Play Award from UEFA, which … Continue reading

ESPN Expands Coverage of Champions League Final

Posted on by Christopher Harris

I just interviewed soccer commentator JP Dellacamera this evening for this Sunday’s episode of the EPL Talk Podcast. Dellacamera talked Champions League (as well as other topics), but he also revealed that he’ll be in ESPN’s studios in Bristol next … Continue reading

Derby move on

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Derby have booked their place in the Championship play-off final after a thrilling semi-final against Southampton. Trailing 2-1 from the first leg, Southampton mounted a comeback but saw their dreams dashed as they lost in a penalty shoot-out. A powerful … Continue reading

2006/2007 Predictions Revisited

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Now that the Premiership season is over, it’s time to take a look back to see how my predictions faired and how they compared with the predictions from, you, the readers.My predictions (final position shown in parenthesis):1. Arsenal (4th)2. Chelsea … Continue reading

Halfway to Wembley

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The first leg’s are over and I got things half right. Derby turned in a strong away performance to come away from St. Mary’s with a 2-1 lead. There should be no huge surprise as Derby’s away record was outstanding … Continue reading

Finale to Premiership Season is a Classic to Remember

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The final day of the Premier League season can best be summed up by the five minutes of added time at Bramall Lane with Wigan Athletic leading 2-1 against Sheffield United. For those of us who were on the EPL … Continue reading

Changes at EPL Talk This Summer

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s hard to believe the season is over. Sure, there are the finals of the FA Cup and Champions League to look forward to followed by pre-season friendlies (some of them in the States). But our Saturdays and Sundays won’t … Continue reading

Manchester City Unveils New 07/08 Home Shirt

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Manchester City today unveiled its new home shirt for the 2007/2008 Premier League season. Designed by manufacturer Le Coq Sportif, the design represents the most radical departure in a design of a football shirt for a Premiership club so far. … Continue reading

Tokyo Toffeeman Wins EPL Talk Prediction League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In a very tight finish at the top, only ten points seperated first place Tokyo Toffeeman from second place Lech Poznan in the first-ever EPL Talk Predictions League. The final top ten (out of the 19 total contestants) was:1. Tokyo … Continue reading

FC Walker Lifts EPL Talk Fantasy League Trophy

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The end of the 2006/2007 Premiership season also concludes the first-ever EPL Talk Fantasy League. Out of the 80 contestants, here’s the final top 10:1. FC Walker, Steve Thielman, 2102 pts2. Foolish FC, Mark Aegerter, 20613. FC Bubd, Jeff Mensch, … Continue reading

Remarkable Web sites for Soccer Fans

Posted on by Christopher Harris

On today’s EPL Talk Show, we’re discussing several remarkable football web sites for you to seek out. Here are links to many of them plus some bonus ones thrown in. The Global Game Roberto Carlos Euro 2004 Tactical Briefing The … Continue reading

Tell Us What You Thought of the EPL Talk Show

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you attended the EPL Talk Show or listened to it via the podcast episode, please take a couple of minutes and answer a brief nine question survey so we can learn what you thought about the show and how … Continue reading

The £60m Playoff

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The push for the Premiership kicks off, as the first legs of the Championship semi-finals take place this weekend. On Saturday, 6th place Southampton host 3rd place Derby County. Southampton will be without skipper Claus Lundekvam, who suffered ankle ligament … Continue reading

Spurs Unveil Four New 07/08 Shirts

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Tottenham Hotspur has unveiled their new shirts for the 07/08 season. But in a move that’s bound to irate many Spurs fans, the club has released four different jerseys, one of which is a special 125th anniversary shirt (click for … Continue reading

Middlesbrough Unveils New Crest

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Last week it was Aston Villa updating its crest. This week it’s Middlesbrough. The northeast club has decided to follow a similar tactic to Villa by unveiling a radically different logo that plays up the team’s proud history. While I … Continue reading

Aston Villa's North American Tour On Hold

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Plans for Aston Villa’s North American tour this July may be rescheduled or postponed depending on whether UEFA awards Villa the Fair Play Award and thus entry into next season’s UEFA Cup. The Fair Play Award is given to teams … Continue reading

EPL Talk Show: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Tomorrow sees the debut of the EPL Talk Show, an interactive football talk-show available live via the Internet. It’ll begin precisely at Noon ET (9am PT, 5pm UK time), so be sure to log on when the “doors open” at … Continue reading