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.
Derek Rae
Derek Rae

It’s with great pleasure to announce that the next guest of the EPL Talk Podcast will be the legendary football commentator Derek Rae from ESPN.Derek has been the lead commentator for Champions League matches for several years, and is — without a doubt — one of the most professional and […]

Arsenal Football Programmes
Arsenal Football Programmes

If you grew up like me where collecting football programmes was a fabric of your life, you’ll be interested to know that Arsenal now offers a free version of their programme as a downloadable PDF. To download the programme from the Wigan match, go here. Or you can see the […]

Champions League Could Decide Premiership Champion
Champions League Could Decide Premiership Champion

To many, the race for the Premiership title seems all but over unless Manchester United comes undone between now and the end of the season. While the chance of that happening seems very doubtful, we have to consider what effect the Champions League will have on not only United, but […]

Liverpool Preseason Tour of U.S. Looks Unlikely
Liverpool Preseason Tour of U.S. Looks Unlikely

The likelihood of Liverpool playing any pre-season friendlies in North America lessened today with Canada’s National Post newspaper reporting that Liverpool will be embarking on a tour of the Far East to play several friendlies this summer. It’s been a couple of years since Liverpool’s last tour of North America. […]

LA Galaxy v Chelsea, July 21, 2007
LA Galaxy v Chelsea, July 21, 2007

ESPNsoccernet is reporting that David Beckham will make his LA Galaxy debut on July 21st against Chelsea, presumably at The Home Depot in southern California. In March of 2006, Chelsea announced an agreement with Galaxy owners AEG (Anshutz Entertainment Group) where the two teams (and other AEG clubs Houston, Chicago […]

New Premier League Logo
New Premier League Logo

Without any fanfare, the English Premier League has completely revised their logo. The lion still remains a core part of the logo, but now the lion appears more regal, more confident and the blue is much darker in color than before. The Premier League has also changed its font with […]

Book Review: Soccer In A Football World
Book Review: Soccer In A Football World

By The Scout On January 12, 2007, a new era in American professional soccer was launched with the announcement that David Beckham had signed on to join the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer. That the deal could be worth as much as $250 million US over 5 years […]

The Gillette Soccer Saturday Experience
The Gillette Soccer Saturday Experience

I had the pleasure this weekend of watching Gillette’s Soccer Saturday from Sky Sports for my very first time. For those of you who don’t know, the show plays on Saturdays and brings viewers all of the latest scores and news live from the Premiership matches. While we in America […]

Fans United
Fans United

Several months ago, I highlighted a new show that GolTV was adding to its programming entitled “Fans United.” And even though I’ve been watching the episodes since it began, I only now got a chance to write about it. Bottom line: If you haven’t watched it yet and you have […]

Fox Soccer Channel Losing Monday EPL Matches
Fox Soccer Channel Losing Monday EPL Matches

Oliver Tse from SoccerTV.com is reporting that starting with the 2007-2008 EPL season, the Monday night matches (usually at 3pm ET) will air on Setanta Sports instead of Fox Soccer Channel in the U.S. Presuming that the rest of the weekend schedule remains the same, that means that Fox Soccer […]

Arsenal Colorado
Arsenal Colorado

The news for Premiership soccer fans living in America just keeps on getting better and better. This afternoon, at 3pm ET, the Colorado Rapids will be launching a press conference to announce the new name of their team: Arsenal Colorado. a new logo and new kit for the Colorado Rapids […]

Barclays Premiership Fixtures 2007-2008
Barclays Premiership Fixtures 2007-2008

The 2006-2007 season isn’t even close to being over yet, but I’m already getting a lot of people asking when the fixtures will be announced for the 2007-2008 Premier League season. The fixture list is typically announced in late June. For example, the fixture list for the 2006-2007 season was […]

Georgie Bingham ESPN
Georgie Bingham ESPN

Georgie Bingham, the former Sky Sports presenter and guest co-host on World Soccer Daily last summer, is moving to ESPN. That’s according to a post by Sky Sports presenter Hayley McQueen on Georgie’s MySpace page. In the message, McQueen congratulates Bingham on the new job. No word yet what the […]

The History of Football is Alive and Well Online
The History of Football is Alive and Well Online

I had two fascinating interviews during the past 12 hours with Peter Lupson, author of the new book entitled “Thank God For Football” — and Andy Sloan, author of a book named “23 Sweet FA’s.” Both are incredible stories in their own way, and both interviews will appear on Sunday’s […]

Liverpool Takeover Moves Premiership Closer to NFL
Liverpool Takeover Moves Premiership Closer to NFL

Now that Liverpool FC has accepted the takeover offer from American businessmen George Gillett Jr and Tom Hicks, is it a time of celebration or concern for Reds fans? Personally I feel it’s a time for restrained glee. The Americans have a strong track record of spending a lot of […]

Politicians Move to Bring Back Standing In Stadiums
Politicians Move to Bring Back Standing In Stadiums

Over 100 members of Parliament in the UK have signed a motion to urge the British government to re-examine the case for the introduction of safe standing areas at football grounds across Britain. The measure is also supported by David Cameron (see video), the Conservative leader who is Tony Blair’s […]

Umbro Unveils New England Shirt
Umbro Unveils New England Shirt

Umbro unveiled England’s new home kit today in preparation for their match against Spain on Wednesday (3pm ET, Fox Soccer Channel). Overall, the new jersey looks pretty decent. Umbro’s design isn’t a departure from their previous jersey. Instead there are subtle differences. The most notable of which is a blue […]

McClaren's Weaknesses Spell Disaster for England
McClaren's Weaknesses Spell Disaster for England

By John Nicholson Is Steve McClaren a two-faced hypocrite? Yes, says ex-players Massimo Maccarone and Danny Mills, no says, well, nobody except McClaren. Both sides are obviously biased, but there is an air of truth about these criticisms simply because they confirm so many fans long held beliefs, that McClaren […]