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Author Archives: Christopher Harris

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.

Premiership Countdown: 39 Days to Go

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Looking at the Premiership schedule on Fox Soccer Channel for the upcoming 2006/2007 season, you can expect to watch 7.5 hours of continuous Premiership coverage on Saturdays in one block. Here’s the rundown: 9:30-10am ET: EPL Preview Show 10am-Noon ET: … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Channel Makes Changes to EPL Coverage

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If you’ve been reading the EPL Talk Blog the past week, you’ll notice that we’ve been talking a lot about Fox Soccer Channel’s impending coverage of the 2006/2007 Premiership season. We can now confirm that FSC has changed their schedule … Continue reading

English Premier League Transfer Update

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The World Cup is still lukewarm, yet there has already been a lot of movement in the transfer market: Spurs has announced the signing of Ivory Coast star Didier Zokora. The midfield player was one of the stars of the … Continue reading

The Demand for Premiership Tickets

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Last season, because I have relatives in Liverpool, I purchased one of Liverpool’s membership cards. Without it, you’re unable to buy tickets online or at Anfield stadium (or so they tell you). As it turned out, I didn’t make the … Continue reading

Premiership Countdown: 40 Days to Go

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According to the Fox Soccer Channel web site, we can reveal that the channel is planning on showing the Community Shield match on Sunday, August 13th at 10am ET. The match, which is played between the Premiership champion and FA … Continue reading

The Abuse That Provoked Zidane

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The Daily Mail is reporting that it has deciphered what was said by Matterazzi to Zidane in yesterday’s final that resulted in the Frenchman headbutting the Italian. The newspaper hired a lip reader. Read the article here.

Premiership Countdown: 41 Days to Go

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Although the Premiership TV schedules for Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta Sports haven’t been released yet, EPL Talk has put on its thinking cap and can deduce that the following matches will be shown in North America. Saturday, August 19th, … Continue reading

EPL Talk In The News

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Here’s the press release that was distributed this morning, announcing all of the developments on the site between now and the August 19th Premiership kick-off.

New EPL Talk Podcast Available

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The latest episode of the EPL Talk Podcast is now available featuring an interview with Jeremy St. Louis, an anchor from the Fox Sports World Report show available on Fox Soccer Channel. During the episode, Jeremy discusses how the Fox … Continue reading

Photos and Video from EPL Talk tour

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Photos from today’s EPL Talk tour for the 2006 World Cup Final: Queen Mary British Pub, Jupiter Farms, Florida. I’ve also posted a video on YouTube. It’s from inside the pub of the fans watching the final two penalties as … Continue reading

Clash of Titans Prepare for Battle

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Today’s Italy against France World Cup Final is a true clash of titans. Both teams are overflowing with class players, but who will prevail? Here are some of the key matchups: Cannavaro and Henry. If Fabio Cannavaro can stop Henry … Continue reading

Build-Up to Premiership Season Begins

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One of the advantages of reading this blog is that you get to find out about all of the EPL Talk developments first-hand. Here’s the latest news for you to enjoy: Starting tomorrow, EPL Talk will be having a daily … Continue reading

EPL Talk On The Road Today

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In the final match of the EPL Talk tour of South Florida pubs and restaurants, I’ll be making the trek to the Queen Mary British Pub in Jupiter to capture the excitement of the Italy against France final. I spent … Continue reading

Sven-Goran Erikkson To Replace Bruce Arena?

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If Jurgen Klinsmann turns down the expected offer of becoming the next US national team manager, what would you think about Sven-Goran Erikkson taking the reigns of managing the US instead? It’s not entirely an insane idea. The reason I … Continue reading

ESPN Tommy Smyth’s Appearance on PBS

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It’s the weekend of the World Cup Final, and it’ll be interesting to see how the media in the United States reacts to The Big Game. So far, so good. While watching the Charlie Rose show Friday night on PBS, … Continue reading

Win a Copy of Best-Selling Soccer Video Game

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We have one last copy of the World Soccer Winning Eleven 9 video game to give away on this Sunday’s podcast. So far, we’re yet to receive a correct response, so if you enter between now and Sunday, you’ll have … Continue reading

Setanta Adds EPL Matches to 2006/2007 Schedule

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While Setanta has been making plenty of waves recently after acquiring two of the rights packages to show Premiership matches in the UK starting in the 2007/2008 season, now it’s turn for the US branch of Setanta Sports to make … Continue reading

Barry Glendenning from The Fiver

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Many of you may already know the name Barry Glendenning, but if you don’t he’s one of the most entertaining football writers in the business today. Glendenning writes for The Guardian newspaper and you can see his work in The … Continue reading