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.
Fox Soccer Channel: Watch Out For GolTV
Fox Soccer Channel: Watch Out For GolTV

GolTV announced yesterday it’s going to be more aggressive in terms of making sure that soccer fans in the United States are more aware of the 24/7 TV network.The channel (which airs La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, Arsenal TV and Liverpool TV) is launching a nationwide advertising campaign with ads […]

The Road To Blackburn's Ewood Park
The Road To Blackburn's Ewood Park

You’re now 18 days away from the beginning of a unique Premiership experience when EPL Talk visits England for 10 days of Premiership matches. As long as modern technology cooperates, you’ll be able to live the experience with me and see (and hear) first-hand what it’s like at a live […]

Jose Mourinho: The Master of Mind Tricks
Jose Mourinho: The Master of Mind Tricks

If you’re a football manager in 2006, how do you increase Chelsea’s chances of winning? If you’re Jose Mourinho, you use mind tricks. Step one: “I know the number of penalties they get at home. I know how often they play against 10 men.” Step two: “It’s a bit surprising, […]

Concerns Regarding Fox Soccer Channel Coverage
Concerns Regarding Fox Soccer Channel Coverage

When is live Premiership coverage not live? Answer: When it’s played on Fox Soccer Channel. One of the interesting things you’ll notice when you’re online each weekend chatting with football fans from around the world about the live Premiership matches via the EPL Talk online chat is the revelation that […]

Struggling Pearce calls for managerial transfer window
Struggling Pearce calls for managerial transfer window

Manchester City manager has called for a transfer window for managers, whereby they can only be sacked and bought during the January and August transfer windows in the Premiership.Is he out of his mind? What business in today’s world (or any previous time) would agree to being told when they […]

US Soccer Fans: Jurgen-na Love This News
US Soccer Fans: Jurgen-na Love This News

Jurgen Klinsmann has publicly stated he’s interested in the US men’s national team coach position. Read the story in The New York Times. At the same time, Sven looks likely to accept a position outside of the UK by early January according to The Daily Telegraph. At this point, US […]

Traveling Back In Time To Fulham’s Craven Cottage
Traveling Back In Time To Fulham’s Craven Cottage

Only 23 days remain until EPL Talk embarks on a Premiership journey that you’ll be able to experience online, via nearly-daily podcasts and more. Between now and then, I’ll be sharing with you some of my experiences planning the trip. That’ll include the trials and tribulations of purchasing tickets to […]

Man United Overcome Crewe in League Cup Joy
Man United Overcome Crewe in League Cup Joy

In a recent blog post on the EPL Talk Blog, we discussed ITVN’s beta testing of their “On Demand” service which will allow customers to choose from the major matches recently shown on Setanta Sports. It’s the perfect remedy for soccer fans who return home after a hard day at […]

Fox Soccer Channel: Selling The Game of Soccer
Fox Soccer Channel: Selling The Game of Soccer

Fox Soccer Channel and its parent company News Corp has signed a major deal with Nielsen Media Research that could have a big impact on what we see on the channel in the near future. Nielsen will be conducting surveys to determine the viewing habits of people like you. They’re […]

Premiership Entertainment Value Going Downhill
Premiership Entertainment Value Going Downhill

“The entertainment value [of the Premiership] is definitely going downhill,” says Chris Waddle, the former Spurs, Newcastle and England star (and now Radio Five Live match summariser). In an interesting article on the BBC Sport web site, Waddle explains why attendance numbers are down this year for certain clubs most […]

Why Setanta Is A Dream Come True For Footy Fans
Why Setanta Is A Dream Come True For Footy Fans

If you’re an English Premier League fan in North America and you have Setanta Sports, you’re in heaven. Last night’s League Cup match between Chesterfield and West Ham United was entertaining to watch, but more importantly it was a pleasure to see the SkySports feed uninterrupted — including the analysis […]

Trip Down Memory Lane: English Teams From 1984/5
Trip Down Memory Lane: English Teams From 1984/5

For an interesting trip down memory lane, take a look at this page from the 1984/85 season where it shows the clubs from the First Division (now Premiership), Second Division (now Championship) and the top division in Scotland (as pictured on Panini stickers; read the article about Panini in EPL […]

Experience the Premiership Through EPL Talk
Experience the Premiership Through EPL Talk

Everyday EPL Talk brings you insight into the Premiership, but we’re going to do one better. How? EPL Talk is making a trip to England for a ten day adventure where we’ll bring you the sights and sounds of the Premier League like you’ve never seen before. The objective of […]

Sunday Morning With the British Newspapers
Sunday Morning With the British Newspapers

There are quite a few interesting stories in today’s newspapers. Setanta is to sell NASN, their TV network which specializes in American Sports. ESPN is named as a possible interested party. Setanta plans on reinvesting the money from the proposed sale back into its business. Man United, meanwhile, has placed […]

Interview with 101 Great Goals
Interview with 101 Great Goals

In today’s EPL Talk Podcast, we have the pleasure of interviewing Ronaldo. Nope, not that one. Instead, it’s “Ronaldo” the 101greatgoals blogger who has achieved quite a bit of publicity from the BBC and on British television after a company hired by the Premier League warned him to remove links […]

Interview With Spurs Legend Alan Mullery
Interview With Spurs Legend Alan Mullery

It was my great pleasure recently to interview the most famous of guests to grace the EPL Talk Podcast, namely Alan Mullery who was a central midfielder in the 60’s and 70’s playing with such greats as Johnny Haynes, Bobby Robson, Bobby Moore and others at Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham. […]

YouTube & Premier League Angers Fans By Removing Premiership Highlight Footage
YouTube & Premier League Angers Fans By Removing Premiership Highlight Footage

YouTube (Public, NASDAQ:GOOG) has begun the process of removing unlicensed clips from Premier League and FA matches that are available on the popular video clips site. Although EPL Talk is unable to discern the exact number of clips that have been removed, recent clips such as Croatia’s goal against England […]