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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.

It's Official: Arsenal 07/08 Away Shirt is White

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The long awaited unveiling of Arsenal’s controversial new away shirt has happened. As EPL Talk reported a few months ago, it is, in fact, white. The shirt will be available as of July 5. But, in the meantime, the Arsenal … Continue reading

English Premier League: All Around The World

Posted on by Christopher Harris

One of the redeeming qualities about the Internet is its ability to provide news from all corners of the globe, which may been missed before unless we had subscriptions to newspapers from India, Vietnam, Thailand and other countries.For example, here’s … Continue reading

Interview with Duncan Hamilton

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Duncan Hamilton, the author of a new book about Brian Clough entitled “Provided You Don’t Kiss Me: 20 Years With Brian Clough,” is featured in episode 70 of the EPL Talk Podcast. The interview with Hamilton (pictured alongside Brian Clough) … Continue reading

New Blogger Joins the EPL Talk Community

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you enjoy the EPL Talk Blog, be sure to head on over to the EPL Talk Community where we have five active bloggers writing about soccer/football. The newest addition to the EPL Talk Community bloggers is Justin The Manc … Continue reading

The New "Journey"

Posted on by Christopher Harris

A new show is about to emerge.A new journey will start.A new beginning will begin.A show to be listened to.A passion like no other.This is The Third Half.Coming to you Fall 2007 Bcjohn/Justinthemanc

Interview with Andrew Shue

Posted on by Christopher Harris

This week’s episode of the Major League Soccer Talk podcast features an interview with Andrew Shue, the former Melrose Place actor and star of the new movie, Gracie.¬†Shue is interviewed by Major League Soccer Talk host Kartik Krishnaiyer. They discuss … Continue reading

Ronnie Whelan Coming to the States

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you live in the Dallas area, you’ll be interested to know that former Liverpool player Ronnie Whelan will be doing a speaking engagement on June 19. Whelan, who also played internationally for the Republic of Ireland, will be discussing … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Favor China Over United States

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s already almost the middle of June and the disappointing news for fans of the English Premier League in America is that only two English sides have announced preseason friendly tours to the United States thus far: Chelsea and Aston … Continue reading

Carlos To Leave Madrid

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos has agreed to join Turkish champions Fenerbahce at the end of the season. The 34-year-old left-back will leave Real June 30th. Carlos told Spanish newspaper Marca: “Fenerbahce are the club that have shown most interest … Continue reading

Setanta Sports Expands its Team of EPL Pundits

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Setanta’s team of pundits for the 2007/2008 season is continuing to grow. In the past few months, they announced that Steve McClaren McManaman, Angus Young and Steve Bower will join the Irish company. Setanta has added Les Ferdinand to their … Continue reading

Premier League Stories You May Have Missed

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Here are some of the stories from around the world about the Premier League that you may have missed: Man United’s match in Seoul, Korea on July 20 quickly sold out all 65,000 tickets. Demand was so high that the … Continue reading

Mickey Mouse League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Not sure if you caught Alan Mullery on Sky Sports last week, but he called Major League Soccer a “mickey mouse league.” While it’s far from that, I am in the land of the Mickey Mouse this week, that is … Continue reading

Ten Percent of Soccer Fans Watch EPL Illegally

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The final results have been tabulated for the latest EPL Talk poll and one of the answers is quite surprising. When asked “where do you primarily watch Premiership matches,” 80% of the respondents answered “at home,” but surprisingly, 10% voted … Continue reading

The Politics of Football: Sheffield United & Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Is it a coincidence that the Premier League was scheduled to announce the fixtures for the 2007/2008 season on June 21st, but has now moved the date back to June 14th? Could it be because the arbitration hearing between Sheffield … Continue reading

Chelsea to Unveil New Away Shirt in Los Angeles

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Chelsea has announced that they’ll unveil their new 2007/2008 away shirt during their July 17 friendly against the Suwon Bluewings in Los Angeles. The new Chelsea shirt (pictured) is supposed to be a flourescent green/yellow color from kit manufacturer Adidas. … Continue reading

Chelsea Introduce Two Versions of their Web Site

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In November 2006, Chelsea launched a brand-new redesign of their web site in conjunction with Premium TV. Some of you may remember that I was the only US-based reporter at the press conference and I brought back interviews and photographs … Continue reading

Beckham Glosses Over An Uninspired England Performance (Again)

Posted on by Christopher Harris

By John Nicholson And so another England game is consigned to the history books. It is a sign of just how little is expected of England that this morning, the press is writing up this performance as ‘reinvigorating.’ Indeed, much … Continue reading

Chelsea Loses Pace Behind Man Utd in Transfer Race

Posted on by Christopher Harris

In the back of my mind, I keep hearing the words “Never underestimate Chelsea.” But unless the Blues make some significant signings this summer, their 2007/2008 season could be dead and buried before Christmas. If Manchester United continue to make … Continue reading