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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.

Sign Petition to have Dish Add Setanta

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EPL Talk reader Magnus Decker wants you to sign this petition to encourage the Dish Network to add Setanta Sports to their network. “After completing the petition, Dish Network subscribers should email customer service at, or e-mail their CEO … Continue reading

Participate in Premiership Online Chat

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It’s going to be another exciting weekend in the Premiership. Fulham and Charlton both need to get three points to escape the bottom. Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal will be looking to gain maximum points to make the most of … Continue reading

Draw for Next Round of Champions League

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Group A: Barcelona, Chelsea, Werder Bremen, Levski Sofia. Group B: Internazionale, Bayern Munich, Sporting Lisbon, Spartak Moscow. Group C: Liverpool, PSV Eindhoven, Bordeaux, Galatasaray. Group D: Valencia, Roma, Olympiakos, Shakhtar Donetsk. Group E: Real Madrid, Lyon, Steaua Bucharest, Dynamo Kiev. … Continue reading

Reds Legend Speaking in Orlando

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Ronnie Whelan, the Liverpool and Republic of Ireland legend, will be the guest of honor at The Pub, near Orlando, Florida, this Friday, August 25th. If you’re interested in learning more details, contact Frank at (863) 424-4242. Breaking news: We‘re … Continue reading

Boro Shocker Over Chelsea

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Tonight’s shock 2-1 win for Middlesbrough against Chelsea has turned the Premiership upside down in just the first week. It was an unusual match because Boro was the better side in the first 15 minutes, but Chelsea scored against the … Continue reading

Upcoming Interviews from the EPL Talk Podcast

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Another EPL Talk Podcast episode is in the can. Episode 22 will be released this Sunday night featuring an interview with a top executive from Fox Soccer Channel. To find out who it is, and to get a preview of … Continue reading

Your Stories of How You Became a Football Fan

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Here’s an excellent chance to get your name published, win a free T-shirt and tell us your true story of how you became a fan of your favorite team. Just click on the ‘comments’ link below and tell us your … Continue reading

Review of Fox Football Fone-In

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  The third season of Steven Cohen and Nick Geber’s football TV talk show on Fox Soccer Channel launched this evening. And their show, previously known as Fox Football Friday and now renamed Fox Football Fone-In, is their best version … Continue reading

Depression and Elation in the English Premier League

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I don’t know about you, but I’m getting sick of the whole Ashley Cole (and now William Gallas) saga. Arsenal has the slight advantage in terms of negotiating power because they know Chelsea has been trying to sign Cole for … Continue reading

EPL Talk Fantasy Football League Standings

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It’s been a challenging weekend for some Premiership teams the past couple of days, while other clubs breezed through their matches. The same is true for the EPL Talk Fantasy Football League. Here are the top 5 standings as of … Continue reading

Interview with "A Game of Two Halves" Podcasters

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Episode 21 of the EPL Talk Podcast was released today, featuring a slightly new format. First, we have an interview with Chris Knowles and Mark Hesketh from “A Game Of Two Halves” podcast. During the interview, the two lads living … Continue reading

Historic Day for Premiership in U.S.

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Well, we had to wait 104 days for it, but the start of the Premiership season has come and gone. Depending on how you experienced it, it may have felt more exhausting for you than some of the lads on … Continue reading

Opening Day Surprises in English Premiership

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I’m glad I’m not a betting man. Otherwise, I would have lost some serious money today. Match by match, I expected Liverpool to cruise to victory against Sheffield United. I thought Arsenal would have convincingly defeated Villa. I expected Newcastle … Continue reading

Events Planned This Weekend for Premiership Viewers

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Premiership Countdown: 1 Day to Go. Wherever you are in the world, you’re invited to experience the Premiership on the EPL Talk web site. Here are some of the features you’ll be interested in: On the home page, the scores … Continue reading

5 Biggest Surprises During the Premiership Break

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It’s been 104 days since the 2005/2006 Premiership season ended. In that time, we’ve consumed the World Cup, watched several friendlies and counted down the days until the August 19th kickoff. But the Premiership break is more newsworthy for the … Continue reading

Free Premiership Email Newsletter Now Available

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The second issue of the EPL Talk Email Newsletter was sent this morning to subscribers. If you didn’t receive a copy, be sure you subscribe today. If you’ve registered for other EPL Talk e-mails in the past, just enter your … Continue reading

More Premiership On TV in USA Than UK

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If you’ve listened to previous episodes of the EPL Talk Podcast, you may remember that celebs such as Paul Oakenfold, Bobby McMahon and others have mentioned how we in the States get to see more Premiership matches here than in … Continue reading

Arsenal Predicted to Win 2006/2007 Premier League

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Premiership Countdown: 2 Days to Go. When the 2006/2007 Premiership season kicks off on Saturday morning, it’ll be the first ball kicked since the previous season ended just 104 days earlier. After weighing up the teams pros and cons, and … Continue reading