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.
Cricket Web Site Breaks New Ground for Soccer Sites to Follow
Cricket Web Site Breaks New Ground for Soccer Sites to Follow

We’re living in a time where the guidelines of what’s legal and not regarding football coverage is blurred. Let me explain. If you live outside the UK, you’ve undoubtedly experienced the frustration of being unable to listen or watch certain matches due to rights restrictions. The example we’re most familiar […]

Chelsea v Blackburn FA Cup Semi Final on FSC
Chelsea v Blackburn FA Cup Semi Final on FSC

Correction: In today’s EPL Talk Email Newsletter, I incorrectly stated that the Chelsea v Blackburn FA Cup semi-final match this Sunday is on pay-per-view. In fact, Fox Soccer Channel will be showing it live instead.

Chelsea v Blackburn: Live and Online
Chelsea v Blackburn: Live and Online

If you’re searching for a way to experience Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final match between Chelsea and Blackburn online, join the EPL Talk Chat hosted by bcjohn. We’ll have Chelsea, Blackburn and neutral fans from around the world chatting in real-time about the big FA Cup semi-final battle. We’ll also be […]

Ronaldo's New Contract Shows Allure of Premiership
Ronaldo's New Contract Shows Allure of Premiership

Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to sign a five year extension to his contract at Manchester United is a sign of how England is becoming, as EPL Talk blogger Kartik calls it, the “epicenter of world football.” Many pundits, myself included, expected Ronaldo to sign with Real Madrid or Barcelona this summer. […]

Weekend Preview – April 13-14
Weekend Preview – April 13-14

Kicking off the weekend action on Friday is West Brom v Sheffield Wednesday. I hope for EPL Talk Community member fsquid‘s sake that Wednesday pull a result West Brom will want all three points to keep themselves in the thick of the playoff race. On Saturday Birmingham host Southampton, whose […]

Is Abramovich Mad?
Is Abramovich Mad?

If a tree falls in a forest and there is nobody to hear it, does it make a sound? Or in footballing terms, if Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side goes on to win the treble or quadruple this season, will he still get the sack? I honestly believe that Roman Abramovich is […]

Lawrie Sanchez Faces a Huge Mountain to Climb
Lawrie Sanchez Faces a Huge Mountain to Climb

Northern Ireland manager and Fulham caretaker manager Lawrie Sanchez faces a difficult job the next few weeks on many different levels. First, he has to somehow instill confidence in a Fulham side that hasn’t won in seven matches. With only five matches to go until the end of the season, […]

Manchester United: Future Champions of Europe?
Manchester United: Future Champions of Europe?

What an awe-inspiring performance that was last night by Manchester United after their 7-1 thrashing of Roma in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-final. Who could have predicted such an outcome? The one-touch passing and incredible link-up play was incredible. But, to me, what was even more impressive […]

Top 10 Football Chants/Songs of All Time
Top 10 Football Chants/Songs of All Time

Courtesy of The Offside blog, here’s a link to the top ten football chants of all time according to one YouTuber.Some glaring omissions, I believe, are:”Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will be, Will be)””Glory, Glory Man United””When The Saints Go Marching In””United Road (Take Me Home)””Blue Is The Colour”

FoxSoccer.com Strengthening its Online Content
FoxSoccer.com Strengthening its Online Content

Fox Soccer Channel today announced that it has signed a three year deal with the United Soccer League (USL) to broadcast matches on Friday nights. But, for me, the bigger news in the press release is that Fox will be showing the matches on their web site in addition to […]

Which Premiership Clubs Deserve To Get Relegated?
Which Premiership Clubs Deserve To Get Relegated?

At the foot of the Premiership, the race to avoid relegation has now been reduced from 10 teams last weekend to eight. Those teams are: Watford, West Ham, Sheffield United, Charlton, Wigan, Fulham, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough. If Villa and Boro reach 40 points (they’re both at 39), that should […]

MySpace Pages of Famous Soccer Celebrities
MySpace Pages of Famous Soccer Celebrities

In another sign that the Internet is making the world a smaller place, take a look at some of the following MySpace pages from famous soccer celebrities such as players, commentators and presenters: John MotsonPeter BrackleyPeter DruryAndy GrayGarth CrooksEfan EkokuMomo SissokoDan O’HaganGeorgie BinghamHayley McQueenKatie ChapmanAlan BrazilJeff StellingRobbie EarleIan WrightCarlton PalmerDes WalkerLes […]

Get the Most Out of the English Premier League
Get the Most Out of the English Premier League

In the past two years, a lot has changed in football with English clubs generating gigantic amounts of revenue while the interest in the FA Premier League among Americans (and American investors) has grown considerably. During this time, EPL Talk has grown and expanded its coverage. And we now have […]

Goal Difference Is United's Best Bet to Edge Chelsea
Goal Difference Is United's Best Bet to Edge Chelsea

By John Nicholson I’ve assumed since the Xmas and New Year period when Man United opened up a 12 point gap over Chelsea that the Blues would hunt United down and catch them. I just assumed it would happen, so much so that United being so far ahead just looked […]

Highly Recommended Podcast for Liverpool Fans
Highly Recommended Podcast for Liverpool Fans

As the number of football podcasts continues to grow especially as clubs jump on the bandwagon and release their official versions, it’s often hard to find new podcasts that are unique and deliver insight you can’t find elsewhere. But there is one podcast I’d like to highlight for Liverpool fans […]

7 Habits of Highly Effective EPL Talk Readers
7 Habits of Highly Effective EPL Talk Readers

Behind the scenes, there’s been a lot going on at EPL Talk. Even if you’re a daily visitor, here are some new features and news you may have missed:1. EPL Talk is featured in the April issue of Podcast User Magazine with an article penned by The Gaffer about the […]

Fox Soccer Channel's Bizarre Ads for Pathfinder
Fox Soccer Channel's Bizarre Ads for Pathfinder

Has Fox Soccer Channel lost the plot? In amazement, I was watching Fox Soccer Channel tonight and saw a preview to Pathfinder, a new violent fantasy film from 20th Century Fox. Except instead of the normal preview FSC had been showing earlier in the day, Fox played a special advertisement […]

"MLS Saturday On FSC" Scores an Awful Own Goal
"MLS Saturday On FSC" Scores an Awful Own Goal

Tonight, I witnessed the most embarrassing 30 minutes of Fox Soccer Channel on TV since I began watching the channel when it was previously known as Fox Sports World. “MLS Saturday on FSC,” with hosts Todd Grisham and Christopher Sullivan was meant to be a pre-game show to excite fans […]