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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.

Review of "Super Saturday Plus" from Fox Soccer Channel

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I finally caught up last night on my weekend-soccer viewing, and I had a chance to review Fox Soccer Channel’s new show, Soccer Saturday Plus in more detail. Here’s what I noticed: 1. They showed the highlights of each of … Continue reading

New Content for Premiership Fans

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Fox Soccer Channel must have been reading my mind. Two days after my previous post, FSC announced they were adding a new EPL highlight show entitled “Super Saturday Plus.” It wasn’t exactly what I wanted, but it’s encouraging to see … Continue reading

Fox Soccer Channel Makes Me Schitzo

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For English Premier League matches on TV, all of us in America know that Fox Soccer Channel is our godsend, broadcasting live and tape-delayed Premiership matches that gloriously consume hours of our life each week. But if you’re an EPL … Continue reading

2006 Premiership Predictions: Part Three

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The managers that will suffer the axe in 2006 are: Graeme Souness, Newcastle. How he’s survived this long, I have no idea. The Scot who should have gotten the axe before the season even started will finally get the pink … Continue reading

Premiership & The Continental Divide

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Is it any coincidence that out of the top five teams in the EPL table, that four of the five managers are from the continent? Of course, the foreign managers are in charge of big money clubs like Chelsea, Liverpool, … Continue reading

2006 Predictions, Part Two

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Current Premiership champions Chelsea will undoubtedly win the English Premier League again this year. But that’s not my prediction. Instead, my prediction is that Chelsea will drop points in their race to the top of the EPL. Here’s how: February … Continue reading

Soccer Fans Extraordinaire

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Would you be willing to travel thousands of miles across England and Wales, spending thousands of dollars to see all 92 teams in the Premiership and Football League? If so, you could join the select group of the 92 Club. … Continue reading

Listen to EPL Talk Radio, 24/7

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We’ve gone ahead and created our very own EPL Talk radio station for your listening pleasure. Go to http://www.pandora.com/?sc=sh3472235 and enjoy listening to an unlimited selection of music, courtesy of Pandora. Create your own radio station, or just listen to … Continue reading

Premier League Soccer More Exciting Than Pigskin

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EPL-vs-NFL

  It’s official. According to scientists in America, soccer is the world’s most exciting sport. Finally, we have evidence we can share with the “soccer sucks” crowd. But wait. The report notes that in the past 10 years, baseball is … Continue reading

2006 Predictions, Part One

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After a disappointing 2006 World Cup where England get knocked out of the 2nd round (losing to hosts Germany), the race heats up for who will replace Sven-Goran Eriksson. The Special One, Jose Mourinho, is the favorite according to the … Continue reading

Catch up on the EPL Talk Blog

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Before this blog, there was an earlier reincarnation at another blog site. Read the previous blog posts at http://epltalk.wordpress.com You’ll find interesting news about The Treble Talk radio show (recommended listening for EPL fans in the US), a tribute to … Continue reading

EPL Talk Blog Has Moved

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The EPL Talk Blog has moved permanently. Point your browser to http://eplleague.blogspot.com (or point your RSS reader to http://eplleague.blogspot.com/atom.xml Also, check out the Premier League lens at http://www.squidoo.com/premiership

Welcome to the EPL Talk Blog

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If you’re a fan of the English Premier League, you’ll want to keep on coming back to this blog for insights, thoughts and observations on the best club league in the world. The blog is the perfect accompaniment to the … Continue reading

Radio With A Difference

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Three divine women out of Southern California have created an additively sweet radio show — and prove that you don’t have to a macho man to appreciate the beautiful game. Every Tuesday night, Nikki, Diana and Jenny broadcast The Treble, … Continue reading

All The Best

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Another tribute to George Best. Except this one focuses on his days at the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. Fantastic piece by soccer journalist Jeff Rusnak, and delightful quotes from former Strikers and Newcastle star Ray Hudson. Read the entire article here.

George Best: 1946-2005

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“Georgie Best, there’s only one Georgie Best, one Georgie Be…st, there’s only one Georgie Best” sang the 20,182 Portsmouth and Chelsea fans at Fratton Park today. For an in-depth tribute to understand how much Bestie meant to the British hearts, … Continue reading

$25 Million Down The Drain?

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That’s how much revenue Man United will lose if they don’t qualify for the next round of the Champions League. What can you say about their game yesterday against Villarreal? The game was definitely more entertaining than the nil-nil scoreline … Continue reading

Picture Perfect English Premier League

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In the four EPL games that Fox Soccer Channel televised this weekend, viewers witnessed 15 goals – an average of 3.75 per game! Who said the EPL was boring? Not only were the number of goals impressive but the sheer … Continue reading