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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.

Interview with Nick Webster

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EPL Talk Podcast 34

Episode 2 of the EPL Talk Podcast has been released, featuring an interview with Fox Soccer Channel’s Nick Webster. Listen to the podcast right now, or subscribe via iTunes. During the interview, Nick Webster reveals some of the celebrities that … Continue reading

Fox Sports World Canada: Troubled Times?

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Spare a thought for our neighbors to the north in Canada. According to an interesting article in today’s Toronto Star newspaper, here are some interesting revelations: > Fox Sports World Canada are often airing one live English Premier League match … Continue reading

Get Your Doctor’s Note Ready

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With only six games to go before the Premiership season ends, football fans across North America will be sitting on the edge of their seats. What does Fox Soccer Channel have in store for us? Here are the upcoming highlights: … Continue reading

Premiership in 2006: New Technology

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In the debut issue of EPL Talk Magazine (available from EPLTalk.com), there’s a behind-the-scenes look at software that most Premiership clubs use to stay ahead of the competition. Well, ProZone now has a competitor, and it happens to be the … Continue reading

England Announce World Cup Song

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With great anticipation, England has announced what band will have the honor of recording the official World Cup Song for the English national team this summer. The band is Embrace and the song name will be “World At Your Feet.” … Continue reading

Chelsea to Play in MLS All-Star Game This Summer?

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Major League Soccer (MLS) is expected to announce Monday that Chelsea has been invited to play in the MLS All-Star Game this summer in Chicago. The EPL Talk Blog reported on March 16 that there were significant rumors about the … Continue reading

EPL’s Biggest Matches May Move To Internet Next Year

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According to The Guardian newspaper, some of the Premiership’s biggest matches could be broadcast exclusively over the internet from next year rather than via pay TV under plans unveiled yesterday by the Premier League In the next 30 days, the … Continue reading

Bidding Begins for Premiership TV Rights

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  BBC announced today that the broadcasters interested in winning the rights to broadcasting the English Premier League from 2007-2013 have until April 27 to submit their sealed bids. Read more about the developing story here.

TV Rights Battle May Impact EPL Viewers in North America

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The English Premier League has just struck a deal with the European Union over the future sale of broadcasting rights, which could have a profound effect on the amount of Premiership matches seen on North American TV in the future. … Continue reading

FSC Unveils World Cup Preview Show

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EPL Talk broke the exclusive on March 8 that Fox Soccer Channel was producing a World Cup preview show, and now the word is official. Last night, Fox Soccer Channel debuted “Passport to Germany.” The show will be on every … Continue reading

Everton Adds English Flavor to the EPL

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It was interesting to watch Everton maul Aston Villa 4-1 last Saturday, not just because of the goalfest, but for other reasons too. Everton were playing a very English style of soccer, with mostly British players, playing in a quintessential … Continue reading

NEWSFLASH: GolTV Adds Premiership Programming

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This morning GolTV announced it is expanding its soccer coverage to include the English Premiership with the addition of Arsenal TV and Liverpool TV to its programming. The two shows will feature full match coverage of the team’s previous weekend’s … Continue reading

EPL Talk Podcast Now Available

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EPL Talk has just launched the inaugural episode of the EPL Talk Podcast. Download it today, and subscribe via iTunes (Apple will be adding it momentarily). The 30 minute podcast features an exclusive interview with Steven Cohen, co-host of Fox … Continue reading

Exciting Finale to Premiership Season

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What a difference a weekend makes! Fulham upset Chelsea, which moves Chris Coleman’s side out of the relegation danger zone. Portsmouth convincingly defeat West Ham, setting up an exciting finish to the season. Will be it Harry Redknapp’s side or … Continue reading

EPL Relegation Battle Takes an Interesting Twist

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Both West Brom and Birmingham are concerned that West Ham boss Alan Pardew may rest some of his players this weekend, giving Portsmouth an unfair advantage and possible chance to edge closer to the two Birmingham clubs in the relegation … Continue reading

Chelsea Coming To Chicago In July?

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ChelseaInAmerica.com is reporting a rumor that Chelsea could be playing in Chicago this summer as part of their summer tour at the end of July.

Germans Prepare for Peter Crouch Arrival

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It looks almost certain that Liverpool striker Peter Crouch will be in the England World Cup squad this summer.

The Premiership Battle Continues

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Wigan Athletic v Manchester United

It never fails. When you’re not doing well, the luck is against you. And when you are doing well, the luck is with you. This is definitely true when looking at this weekend’s fixture list in the Premiership. The teams … Continue reading