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.
Fox Soccer Channel Acquires Serie A TV Rights
Fox Soccer Channel Acquires Serie A TV Rights

Fox Soccer Channel has achieved quite a coup by acquiring the exclusive TV rights to Serie A for the 2007-2008 through the 2009-2010 seasons right from under the noses of GolTV, who are in the midst of a takeover from SPC Worldwide. Previously, GolTV held the TV rights in the […]

Live Champions League Matches from ESPN360
Live Champions League Matches from ESPN360

I was fortunate to watch the Liverpool against Barcelona match live on ESPN360 today, the broadband service from ESPN that provides streaming video broadcasts. ESPN360 is offering free access between now and March 15, which means that tomorrow’s Man United against Lille match will be available online. Overall, I was […]

Interview with Jay DeMerit
Interview with Jay DeMerit

The career thus far of Jay DeMerit, the American central defender who plays for Watford, is a remarkable story of determination. Many players would have given up after not being picked to play for a Major League Soccer team. Not DeMerit, though, who traveled to Europe in search of a […]

Chelsea Rides Luck With 2-1 Win Against Porto
Chelsea Rides Luck With 2-1 Win Against Porto

It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t easy, but Chelsea has made their way through to the quarter-final stages of the Champions League after coming from behind to defeat Porto 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. However, this didn’t look like a match that Chelsea would win. The Blues sorely missed John Terry especially […]

Liverpool Dreams of Greece After Defeating Barcelona
Liverpool Dreams of Greece After Defeating Barcelona

In a match that was similar in many ways to the 1-0 loss to Manchester United at Anfield this past Saturday, Liverpool stormed through to the quarter-final stages of the Champions League tonight after going through on the away goals rule (2-2 on aggregate). Liverpool controlled much of the game, […]

GolTV To Be Sold for $200 Million
GolTV To Be Sold for $200 Million

SCP Worldwide, a company owned by MLS team Real Salt Lake, has agreed in principle to buy GolTV for $200 million according to the Sports Business Journal. The deal hasn’t been approved yet as executives within some of Major League Soccer’s broadcasters may complain because they find it inappropriate for […]

Sports Media Company To Buy GolTV For $200M
Sports Media Company To Buy GolTV For $200M

SCP Worldwide, a company owned by MLS team Real Salt Lake, has agreed in principle to buy GolTV for $200 million according to the Sports Business Journal. The deal hasn’t been approved yet as executives within some of Major League Soccer’s broadcasters may complain because they find it inappropriate for […]

Champions League Games on U.S. Television
Champions League Games on U.S. Television

The world awaits the return of the Champions League over the next couple of days. Beginning Tuesday, we have mouthwatering ties to look forward to including: Liverpool v BarcelonaESPN2, 2:30pm ET Chelsea v PortoSetanta Sports, 2:30pm ET Valencia v Inter MilanESPN Deportes, 2:30pm ET Lyon v RomaSetanta Sports, 5pm ET […]

Championship League Football On U.S. TV
Championship League Football On U.S. TV

The drama that is the Championship League just took another twist and turn Monday night as Preston North End clobbered promotion rivals Southampton 3-1 at Deepdale to move into fifth place, just a point behind and a game in hand over third-place West Bromwich Albion. In the past few weeks, […]

Sheffield United's Official 2007/2008 Shirts
Sheffield United's Official 2007/2008 Shirts

Sheffield United has a unique idea. The Yorkshire club is asking fans to vote on what their official away shirt should be next season. So far, the lime green one (pictured right) has received the largest amount of votes. I’m not sure if that’s because Sheffield Wednesday fans want to […]

Kop Shop USA Debuts for Liverpool Fans Stateside
Kop Shop USA Debuts for Liverpool Fans Stateside

The Champions Soccer Radio Network is continuing to grow. In addition to The 2 G’s, The Arsenal Hour and Divers and Cheats, the latest show is Kop Shop USA, which is a one hour program focused on Liverpool FC. Hosted by Fox Soccer Channel’s Nick Webster and Keith Costigan, the […]

Reflections On Classic West Ham v Spurs Match
Reflections On Classic West Ham v Spurs Match

What more can be said about the West Ham against Spurs match that hasn’t already been said or written? Here are a few of my reflections about the match: Martin Tyler may have the most recognizable voice of Premiership commentators, but I thought the duo of Alan Parry and Robbie […]

Barcelona v Real Madrid on U.S. TV
Barcelona v Real Madrid on U.S. TV

Get ready for El Classico this Saturday, March 10th when GolTV presents live coverage of Barcelona against Real Madrid in a must-see match beginning at 4pm ET. Barca sits in second place five points ahead of Real Madrid. However, both teams have been struggling as of late in La Liga […]

Liverpool’s Game Plan To Knock Barcelona Out
Liverpool’s Game Plan To Knock Barcelona Out

Despite the cruel blow that Liverpool received Saturday when the better side lost to Manchester United, Rafa Benitez will be smiling on the streets of Merseyside this weekend. That’s because he will have watched Sevilla’s 2-1 win against Barca, and he would have seen the keys to ensuring that Barcelona […]

Welcome to Champions League Talk
Welcome to Champions League Talk

This marks the first ever post on the Champions League Talk site/blog, and it’s a pleasure to be writing about such an entertaining competition (after all, it shouldn’t be called a league in its current form). The competition, which was in the last couple of years surpassed that of the […]

Sevilla Go Top After 2-1 Win Against Barcelona
Sevilla Go Top After 2-1 Win Against Barcelona

It was an absolute pleasure today to watch the dynamic match between Sevilla and Barcelona, which was a good advert for Spanish football despite the three red cards and passion on display. Some of the things I found incredible were: In the first minute of the match, Barcelona began an […]

Welcome to La Liga Talk
Welcome to La Liga Talk

Today marks the first post for a brand new web site named La Liga Talk (also accessible via primeraligatalk.com). While I’m a huge fan of the Premiership, I’ve watched Spanish football quite a bit over the past few years, but there’s still so much to learn about this fascinating and […]