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.

Setanta & ITVN’s "On Demand" Service: A+

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Here’s another reason to sign for ITVN via EPL Talk: Scrolling through Setanta’s On Demand service this morning, I noticed several interesting programs to choose from including “Gazzetta Football Italia” and Barcelona against Chelsea.”Gazzetta Football Italia” is hosted by the … Continue reading

Liverpool FC's Ticket Policy: It's Not Fair

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I never knew it would be so difficult to get tickets to a match at Anfield. Sure, I’ve been following the game of football since I was the age of 7 or 8 — 30 odd years now — but … Continue reading

The Long Road From Miami To Old Trafford

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In the past few years, the Man United against Chelsea tie has taken on more importance in the Premiership calendar. Later this month, Jose Mourinho will take his side to Old Trafford knowing that the match could determine who is … Continue reading

New Leader In Champions League Fantasy Race

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While the race for the Premiership is tight at the top, the EPL Talk Fantasy Leagues are shaping up to be very competitive also.Amazingly, Inter Rockfish has been knocked out of first place in the EPL Talk Champions League by … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Channel Jamaica: $400 Per Month

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If you pay approximately $100 or more a month for your cable bill, consider yourself lucky. According to the Jamaica Observer newspaper, cable customers in Kingston will have to pay $400 per month to get their Fox Soccer Channel Jamaica … Continue reading

The Price To Pay To See Arsenal Football Club

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You’re now less than 17 days away from experiencing a one-of-a-kind online journey through the Premiership courtesy of EPL Talk. As we get closer to the “kick off,” I’ll keep you updated on what the ticket purchasing experience is like, … Continue reading

ITVN To Offer Setanta Xtra Service To Customers

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Breaking news: EPL Talk can reveal that during the next few days, ITVN is scheduled to announce the availability of Setanta Xtra to its customers.The Setanta Xtra channel shows live feeds of Premier League matches when Setanta has more than … Continue reading

Updated Premiership TV Listings For U.S. Viewers

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Here are the most up-to-date TV listings for viewers in the U.S. who want to watch as much Premiership football as possible:Saturday, Nov. 4, 7:45am; Fulham v Everton (Setanta)Saturday, Nov. 4, 10am; Man United v Portsmouth (Setanta)Saturday, Nov. 4, 10am; … Continue reading

Interview with Championship Manager Producer

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The interviews with ESPN Soccernet columnist Phil Ball and BBC Sport interactive football editor Howard Nurse (pictured on left) are now live on the latest EPL Talk Podcast. The show is a little different this week as we usually only … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Channel: Watch Out For GolTV

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GolTV announced yesterday it’s going to be more aggressive in terms of making sure that soccer fans in the United States are more aware of the 24/7 TV network.The channel (which airs La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Arsenal TV and … Continue reading

The Road To Blackburn's Ewood Park

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You’re now 18 days away from the beginning of a unique Premiership experience when EPL Talk visits England for 10 days of Premiership matches. As long as modern technology cooperates, you’ll be able to live the experience with me and … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho: The Master of Mind Tricks

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If you’re a football manager in 2006, how do you increase Chelsea’s chances of winning? If you’re Jose Mourinho, you use mind tricks. Step one: “I know the number of penalties they get at home. I know how often they … Continue reading

Concerns Regarding Fox Soccer Channel Coverage

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When is live Premiership coverage not live? Answer: When it’s played on Fox Soccer Channel. One of the interesting things you’ll notice when you’re online each weekend chatting with football fans from around the world about the live Premiership matches … Continue reading

Struggling Pearce calls for managerial transfer window

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Manchester City manager has called for a transfer window for managers, whereby they can only be sacked and bought during the January and August transfer windows in the Premiership.Is he out of his mind? What business in today’s world (or … Continue reading

US Soccer Fans: Jurgen-na Love This News

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Jurgen Klinsmann has publicly stated he’s interested in the US men’s national team coach position. Read the story in The New York Times. At the same time, Sven looks likely to accept a position outside of the UK by early … Continue reading

Traveling Back In Time To Fulham’s Craven Cottage

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Only 23 days remain until EPL Talk embarks on a Premiership journey that you’ll be able to experience online, via nearly-daily podcasts and more. Between now and then, I’ll be sharing with you some of my experiences planning the trip. … Continue reading

Man United Overcome Crewe in League Cup Joy

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In a recent blog post on the EPL Talk Blog, we discussed ITVN’s beta testing of their “On Demand” service which will allow customers to choose from the major matches recently shown on Setanta Sports. It’s the perfect remedy for … Continue reading