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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.

ITVN Enhances Their Technology for Soccer Fans

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I’m in football heaven right now. After one of those long days where all you want to do is go home and sink into your couch and put your feet up, I switched on ITVN and was pleasantly surprised to … Continue reading

Wembley Situation Going From Bad to Worse

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The opening of Wembley Stadium could be delayed from 2007 until 2010. What a disgrace, and how does Multiplex get off on threatening to sue when they’ve obviously botched the whole project?

Join us in the English Premier League Chat this Weekend

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This Saturday, starting at 7:30am ET, you’re invited to join EPL Talk and other readers in an online chat while we watch the biggest day of the Premiership season yet. Here’s the schedule: Everton v Liverpool, 7:30am ET Arsenal v … Continue reading

The Beginning of the End for Jose Mourinho

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While most of the attention in the press is on England’s tricky match against Macedonia, one must not overlook next week’s Champions League matches which are going to be crucial for English teams such as Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester … Continue reading

Get a FREE T-shirt from EPL Talk

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Email us the answer to this question, and you’ll be entered into the drawing for a FREE EPL Talk T-shirt. The winner will be announced in this Friday’s edition of the EPL Talk Email Newsletter, so send us your answer … Continue reading

Quality of Premiership Podcasts Improving

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While we talk a lot about the quantity and quality of football shown on the three soccer networks in America, one thing we often overlook is how other types of coverage have improved. Take, for example, podcasts. The number of … Continue reading

September Will Be A Month To Remember for Prem Fans

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You waited forever for the new Premiership season to start, and then you’ve had to endure the past week with no Premiership coverage. Thankfully, September awaits and it promises to be one of the best EPL months in recent memory … Continue reading

Secret Handshakes Within the World of the Premiership

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Paul Wilson from The Guardian newspaper warns that there’s danger ahead for West Ham after the signing of Tevez and Mascherano. As always, it’s another thought provoking piece from The Guardian. The article includes some revealing information including a quote … Continue reading

West Ham United Saga Shrouded In Mystery

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We’re not even into week three of the Premiership, but who would have expected the Tevez and Mascherano transfers to ever happen and to West Ham of all places? Never before have transfer signings been clouded in so much mystery. … Continue reading

Did Anyone See the Luxembourg-Netherlands Match?

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Day one of the Euro 2008 qualifying matches is over. I’ll have a brief summary report on the next EPL Talk Podcast, scheduled for release on Sunday night. But how many of you out there had the “pleasure” of watching … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Ronnie Whelan

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The latest EPL Talk Podcast is now available featuring an interview with Liverpool and Republic of Ireland’s Ronnie Whelan. The midfield maestro discusses his most memorable experiences including the 1989 FA Cup Final and 1984 European Cup, what Liverpool manager … Continue reading

Champions League TV Schedule Announced for U.S.

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Here’s another reason to make sure you have Setanta Sports: Champions League coverage. For those of you who, like me, were only able to watch the Champions League matches on ESPN2 last season, we now have a chance to watch … Continue reading

Latest Exciting Developments from EPL Talk

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Apologies to those of you who were expecting to hear a couple of additional EPL Talk Podcast episodes this week. We’ll have one up this weekend (either Saturday or Sunday) with another one to follow shortly afterwards. A perfect remedy … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Channel to Televise Argies Debut

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Breaking News. The Tevez and Mascherano signings are now official. The two Argentine national team players will make their debut for West Ham at home against Aston Villa on Sunday, September 10th. And the wonderful news is that viewers of … Continue reading

West Ham United Poised to Sign Tevez and Mascherano

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Carlos Tevez, one of the most talented strikers in the world who has been chased for more than a year by Chelsea, Man United and Arsenal, looks likely to sign for — wait for it — West Ham United this … Continue reading

The Business of Football: Inside One Premiership Club

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Everything is not smelling like roses in English football. While we’ve been reporting the past couple of weeks about the number of empty seats at Premiership grounds, the British press — surprisingly — has neglected the topic focusing instead on … Continue reading

Pompey On Verge of Signing Ghana Captain

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While the newspapers are abuzz with transfer speculation surrounding Carlos Tevez, David Trezeguet, Ashley Cole and others, it was refreshing to read an article in this morning’s Independent Newspaper about Portsmouth trying to sign Ghana captain and midfielder Stephen Appiah. … Continue reading

Interview with Former QPR Player Gary Richards

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Gary Richards, the former QPR, Wycombe and Marlow Town player — and now co-host of The 2 G’s radio show — will be interviewed Thursday afternoon for an upcoming episode of the EPL Talk Podcast. If you have any specific … Continue reading