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.
ITVN Adds GolTV: Wise Decision or Not?
ITVN Adds GolTV: Wise Decision or Not?

ITVN announced this morning that they’ve agreed a deal with GolTV to provide the bilingual soccer network to subscribers. The cost will be $9.95 per month, which also includes a music video network, radio stations and more. Personally I don’t see the wisdom in doing the deal with GolTV. Most […]

John Nicholson Tackles Cliches In Football
John Nicholson Tackles Cliches In Football

Editor’s Note: This week we feature a guest blog post from author and Football365 columnist John Nicholson. John has agreed to write a regular column for EPL Talk. You can check out his work at Football 365 here, or visit his web site here. It’s a little known fact that […]

Premiership: Lowest Scoring League in Europe
Premiership: Lowest Scoring League in Europe

Paul Wilson from The Guardian reports that the Premiership is the lowest scoring league in Europe. While teams are definitely playing more defensively, the main reason for the lack of goals is that the league has turned more continental than English. While the English style of play can still be […]

Win a Man United v Chelsea Matchday Programme
Win a Man United v Chelsea Matchday Programme

While EPL Talk was at last Sunday’s Manchester United versus Chelsea match at Old Trafford, we picked up two extra copies of the matchday programme (street price: $6 each) for you, the reader. To win one of the two official collectible matchday programmes, here’s all you have to do: Visit […]

The Guardian Jumps On YouTube Footy Bandwave
The Guardian Jumps On YouTube Footy Bandwave

Several weeks ago, the Premier League and the company they employed named NetResult came down hard on the owner of 101greatgoals blog with a threatening letter warning the blogger to remove links to goal highlights on YouTube.The blogger ignored the demands and has continued linking to highlights of football action. […]

Jose Mourinho's Mind Tricks Examined
Jose Mourinho's Mind Tricks Examined

Sensing that the task of overtaking Manchester United and moving into first place in the Premiership is becoming more difficult, it’s plain to see that Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho is using mind tricks to dislodge United from its top position. After all, when football results don’t work, mind tricks is the […]

News Around the World of Football
News Around the World of Football

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s good to be back in America. One of the things I’ve missed is staying on top of the news via the Internet, which gives football fans such as you and me a unique advantage in staying on top of what’s going on.Here are some interesting articles […]

Images from the Premiership: November 18-26
Images from the Premiership: November 18-26

See all of the photographs from the EPL Talk tour of England here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/epltalk/sets/Photos include Stamford Bridge, Craven Cottage, Highbury, Emirates, White Hart Lane, The Valley, Goodison Park, Ewood Park, Old Trafford and other grounds.

Audio from Man United's 1-1 Draw Against Chelsea
Audio from Man United's 1-1 Draw Against Chelsea

The EPL Talk tour of England ended tonight after Man United’s 1-1 tie against Chelsea. You can hear the Podcast recorded immediately after the match, which captures audio from before and during the game. Plus, we feature an interview with a United fan who has supported the club since the […]

Chelsea Considers Dedicated Web Site for North American Fans
Chelsea Considers Dedicated Web Site for North American Fans

In an exclusive interview with Chelsea Football Club, EPL Talk can reveal that the Blues are thinking about creating a dedicated web site for Chelsea fans in the United States. According to Casimir Knight, managing diretor of Chelsea Digital Media, the club is also thinking about launching an online store […]

EPL Talk Visits White Hart Lane, Emirates & Arsenal Museum
EPL Talk Visits White Hart Lane, Emirates & Arsenal Museum

The latest EPL Talk Podcast episode (number 39) was published yesterday. You’ll hear about my journey to Tottenham’s White Hart Lane and what I encountered there. Plus I take the Emirates Stadium Tour and visit the Arsenal Museum. How does it compare to other stadium tours? And lastly I have […]

One Extra Ticket Available for Fulham v Reading
One Extra Ticket Available for Fulham v Reading

I have one extra ticket for tomorrow’s Fulham against Reading match at Craven Cottage. The ticket is near the halfway line in the Johnny Haynes Stand. If you’re interested, please e-mail me at thegaffer@epltalk.com

Photos: Arsenal Triumph Over Hamburg at Emirates
Photos: Arsenal Triumph Over Hamburg at Emirates

Arsenal triumphed brilliantly tonight against a very difficult Hamburg team who were buoyed by their vocal fans. Luckily, EPL Talk was there to capture the sights and sounds (tickets courtesy of ArsenalAmerica.com) Here are the exclusive images from the Emirates Stadium: Slideshow | Individual images (with comments). And here are […]

Day Four of the Premiership Experience in England
Day Four of the Premiership Experience in England

The kickoff is just over three hours away, and there are already throngs of fans walking around Emirates Stadium. In the next hour, I’ll be meeting up with the blokes from ArsenalAmerica and will be reporting later tonight via the podcast. Day four of my tour of England has been […]

The Sad State of Arsenal's Highbury Stadium
The Sad State of Arsenal's Highbury Stadium

Maybe I’m getting older, but I’m getting a bit disillusioned by the Premiership. I’m witnessing first-hand some of the pervasive problems that need to be fixed including: Players influencing referee decisions by getting in the face of officials The lack of atmosphere as sedate football fans sit in plastic seats […]

Send The Gaffer to Japan's FIFA World Club Cup
Send The Gaffer to Japan's FIFA World Club Cup

If you’ve been enjoying the Premiership coverage from the EPL Talk Tour, please cast your vote for EPL Talk in the Ole Ole contest where they’ll be sending the top two bloggers to Japan to cover the FIFA Club World Cup tournament this December. Voting only takes a minute and […]

Blackburn vs Spurs: Photos & Audio at Ewood Park
Blackburn vs Spurs: Photos & Audio at Ewood Park

Day two of the EPL Talk tour of England is over, but you can hear all of the adventures at Ewood Park by downloading the latest podcast, episode 36, at http://epltalk.libsyn.com Two matches so far, and both have featured spectacular goals (Mikael Arteta for Everton, and Tugay for Blackburn Rovers). […]

Goodison Park Podcast
Goodison Park Podcast

The first podcast episode from my journey through England has been posted, which features the sounds and atmosphere of Goodison Park plus an exclusive interview with Bolton’s Johann Smith. Listen now at http://epltalk.libsyn.com For a chance to win a copy of the FIFA 07 video game for the PS2 from […]