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.
Meet the EPL Talk Premiership Bloggers, Pt. 2
Meet the EPL Talk Premiership Bloggers, Pt. 2

All of us here at EPL Talk HQ are raising a glass to our readers and bloggers for your continued support. It’s been just over a week since the EPL Talk Community launched. In that time, we’ve seen more than 160 posts, and the first five bloggers have been very […]

Marketing Advice for Major League Soccer
Marketing Advice for Major League Soccer

You may not realize it, but marketing guru Seth Godin and soccer go very well together. That’s because many of Godin’s ideas apply just as well to the sport as they do to consumer products like iPods and Zunes. There’s a movement right now in America. But if you pick […]

The Economics Of Signboard Advertising
The Economics Of Signboard Advertising

If you’ve ever wondered how much it costs to advertise on these new LED advertising signboards that are becoming the rage, read this interesting article from The Guardian. So far, Arsenal, Fulham, West Ham and Man United are the only Premiership clubs who have them, but expect more clubs to […]

Are Besiktas Fans The Loudest On Earth?
Are Besiktas Fans The Loudest On Earth?

For those of you who missed Spurs’s 2-0 away victory against Besiktas in the UEFA Cup last night, consider yourself unfortunate for two reasons. First, Tottenham put on a brave and admirable display against a solid Turkish team. Spurs looked surprisingly confident when they began the match. Throughout the match, […]

Lerner Set On Destroying Villa Park's Name?
Lerner Set On Destroying Villa Park's Name?

The love affair with American Randy Lerner and his acquisition of Aston Villa is about to end. This morning, the BBC announced that Lerner is seeking a sponsor to have the naming rights to one of the most historic stadiums in English football: Villa Park. However, Aston Villa strongly deny […]

Fantastic Week for British Clubs in Champions League
Fantastic Week for British Clubs in Champions League

It’s been another great week for British clubs in the Champions League with Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Celtic all winning. Arsenal was unfortunate to lose 1-0 against CSKA Moscow after having Thierry Henry’s goal disallowed for an apparent handball, which was definitely a bad call. But the biggest win […]

Updated Premiership TV Guide for U.S. Viewers
Updated Premiership TV Guide for U.S. Viewers

Here’s the updated scheduled for Premiership matches on Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports between now and the end of the year. The schedules have changed slightly due to some matches being rearranged. Saturday, Oct. 21, 7:45am; Wigan v Man City (Setanta) Saturday, Oct. 21, 10am; Chelsea v Portsmouth (Setanta) […]

Listen to Inside Soccer, "Where the Football World Comes To Talk"
Listen to Inside Soccer, "Where the Football World Comes To Talk"

Many people believe, myself included, that there’s no better place in the world to follow the Premiership than in America. Sure, we’re thousands of miles away from the live action, but we have an incredible amount of live matches and programming to choose from. So it’s a great pleasure to […]

Interview with John Nicholson, Football365 Columnist
Interview with John Nicholson, Football365 Columnist

This week’s EPL Talk Podcast features an interview with Football365 columnist John Nicholson (pictured right). Without a doubt, it’s one of the most interesting episodes out of the 30 we’ve done thus far. Why? Whether it’s his column or this interview, Nicholson is as honest an interviewee as you can […]

If You Were McClaren, What Side Would You Pick?
If You Were McClaren, What Side Would You Pick?

England’s next match is November 15th in a friendly against the Netherlands, and it’s a perfect opportunity for Steve McClaren to regain the confidence of England fans and determine which players need to be on the teamsheet for their next Euro 2008 qualifying match on March 24, 2007. It’ll be […]

John Nicholson Interview Delayed
John Nicholson Interview Delayed

Unfortunately this week’s episode of the EPL Talk Podcast will be delayed. Instead of being released late Sunday night, it’ll be available Monday evening. I apologize for any inconveniences, but we experienced some technical difficulties (the microphone isn’t working and has to be replaced). Thanks for your patience.

Meet the Premiership Blogger Team
Meet the Premiership Blogger Team

We’ve received a tremendous response to the call for bloggers to join the EPL Talk Community. After a lot of review, here are the five bloggers who’ll be featured at http://epltalk.communityserver.com/blogs BillEShears: Listeners to the Football Weekly Podcast by The Guardian will be familiar with this American who always has […]

Correction Regarding Villa v Spurs TV Coverage
Correction Regarding Villa v Spurs TV Coverage

Correction: Saturday’s 10am ET match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur will not be shown on Setanta Xtra at that time, but will be shown at 3:30pm ET on same day delay on Setanta Sports instead. Sorry for any inconveniences.

ITVN Unveils On Demand Programming for Footy Fans
ITVN Unveils On Demand Programming for Footy Fans

Excellent news this evening. ITVN, the company that offers Setanta Sports via a high speed internet connection to your TV, has added an “On Demand” feature to its offering. While the set top box that ITVN provides doesn’t provide recording capabilities, the “On Demand” feature will allow ITVN subscribers to […]

New Visitors, Welcome to EPL Talk
New Visitors, Welcome to EPL Talk

For those of you who are new to EPL Talk, here’s a brief introduction. EPL Talk was created to provide English Premier League fans outside the U.K. a unique experience to help them enjoy the most popular sports league in the world. Sure, there are hundreds, if not thousands of […]

Breaking News: Alan Mullery Interview
Breaking News: Alan Mullery Interview

Breaking news. I just received fantastic word that Alan Mullery will be the guest on the next EPL Talk Podcast. The England, Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham legend will be discussing his new autobiography. If you have any specific questions you’d like me to ask Mr. Mullery, please hit the ‘Comments’ […]

Alan Shearer Coming to Tampa
Alan Shearer Coming to Tampa

Newcastle and England legend Alan Shearer will be making a guest appearance in Tampa for the USL’s SoccerFest, scheduled for November 16-21. He’ll be available for autographs. Exact time and location are to be determined, but more details are available via their press release and the USL SoccerFest site. The […]

Fox Soccer Jamaica Reveals Re-Distribution Costs
Fox Soccer Jamaica Reveals Re-Distribution Costs

If you were a cable company and you wanted to redistribute the Fox Soccer Channel feed on your local satellite network, how much do you think it’d cost? Well over in Jamaica, cable company SportsMax Limited is paying $300,000-$400,000 per year for the rights. The channel recently launched Fox Soccer […]