MON, 4PM ET
QPR2
AST0
TUES, 3:45PM ET
SHR1
CHE2
TUES, 4PM ET
LIV2
SWA1
WED, 3:45PM ET
MCFC0
NUFC2
WED, 4PM ET
TOT2
BRI0
THURS, 3:45PM ET
VER
LAZ

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.

Are Besiktas Fans The Loudest On Earth?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For those of you who missed Spurs’s 2-0 away victory against Besiktas in the UEFA Cup last night, consider yourself unfortunate for two reasons. First, Tottenham put on a brave and admirable display against a solid Turkish team. Spurs looked … Continue reading

Lerner Set On Destroying Villa Park's Name?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The love affair with American Randy Lerner and his acquisition of Aston Villa is about to end. This morning, the BBC announced that Lerner is seeking a sponsor to have the naming rights to one of the most historic stadiums … Continue reading

Fantastic Week for British Clubs in Champions League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s been another great week for British clubs in the Champions League with Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Celtic all winning. Arsenal was unfortunate to lose 1-0 against CSKA Moscow after having Thierry Henry’s goal disallowed for an apparent handball, … Continue reading

Updated Premiership TV Guide for U.S. Viewers

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Here’s the updated scheduled for Premiership matches on Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports between now and the end of the year. The schedules have changed slightly due to some matches being rearranged. Saturday, Oct. 21, 7:45am; Wigan v Man … Continue reading

Listen to Inside Soccer, "Where the Football World Comes To Talk"

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Many people believe, myself included, that there’s no better place in the world to follow the Premiership than in America. Sure, we’re thousands of miles away from the live action, but we have an incredible amount of live matches and … Continue reading

Interview with John Nicholson, Football365 Columnist

Posted on by Christopher Harris

This week’s EPL Talk Podcast features an interview with Football365 columnist John Nicholson (pictured right). Without a doubt, it’s one of the most interesting episodes out of the 30 we’ve done thus far. Why? Whether it’s his column or this … Continue reading

If You Were McClaren, What Side Would You Pick?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

England’s next match is November 15th in a friendly against the Netherlands, and it’s a perfect opportunity for Steve McClaren to regain the confidence of England fans and determine which players need to be on the teamsheet for their next … Continue reading

John Nicholson Interview Delayed

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Unfortunately this week’s episode of the EPL Talk Podcast will be delayed. Instead of being released late Sunday night, it’ll be available Monday evening. I apologize for any inconveniences, but we experienced some technical difficulties (the microphone isn’t working and … Continue reading

Meet the Premiership Blogger Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

We’ve received a tremendous response to the call for bloggers to join the EPL Talk Community. After a lot of review, here are the five bloggers who’ll be featured at http://epltalk.communityserver.com/blogs BillEShears: Listeners to the Football Weekly Podcast by The … Continue reading

Correction Regarding Villa v Spurs TV Coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Correction: Saturday’s 10am ET match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur will not be shown on Setanta Xtra at that time, but will be shown at 3:30pm ET on same day delay on Setanta Sports instead. Sorry for any inconveniences.

ITVN Unveils On Demand Programming for Footy Fans

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Excellent news this evening. ITVN, the company that offers Setanta Sports via a high speed internet connection to your TV, has added an “On Demand” feature to its offering. While the set top box that ITVN provides doesn’t provide recording … Continue reading

New Visitors, Welcome to EPL Talk

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For those of you who are new to EPL Talk, here’s a brief introduction. EPL Talk was created to provide English Premier League fans outside the U.K. a unique experience to help them enjoy the most popular sports league in … Continue reading

Breaking News: Alan Mullery Interview

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Breaking news. I just received fantastic word that Alan Mullery will be the guest on the next EPL Talk Podcast. The England, Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham legend will be discussing his new autobiography. If you have any specific questions you’d … Continue reading

Alan Shearer Coming to Tampa

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Newcastle and England legend Alan Shearer will be making a guest appearance in Tampa for the USL’s SoccerFest, scheduled for November 16-21. He’ll be available for autographs. Exact time and location are to be determined, but more details are available … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Jamaica Reveals Re-Distribution Costs

Posted on by Christopher Harris

If you were a cable company and you wanted to redistribute the Fox Soccer Channel feed on your local satellite network, how much do you think it’d cost? Well over in Jamaica, cable company SportsMax Limited is paying $300,000-$400,000 per … Continue reading

Fox Testing the Streaming of Live Football Matches

Posted on by Christopher Harris

While Setanta Broadband has been available since earlier this year, Fox Soccer Channel has started testing the streaming of live matches via its web site, FoxSoccer.com. The first test was conducted this past weekend for the Denmark against Northern Ireland … Continue reading

England's Under 21 Squad Provides Hope for Future

Posted on by Christopher Harris

While I’m nervous about England’s chances against Croatia Wednesday night, I’m more hopeful for England’s future after watching the highlights of the under-21′s team 2-0 win against the German youngsters. Two fantastic goals from Arsenal’s Theo Walcott sealed the victory. … Continue reading

TalkSport Wins EPL Radio Rights Package in UK

Posted on by Christopher Harris

TalkSport scored a huge coup today after it won a rights package to broadcast Premiership matches in the UK starting next season through 2012-2013. Currently, BBC’s Radio Five Live owns the rights, but beginning next season they’ll be sharing them … Continue reading