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.
Champions League TV Scheduled Announced
Champions League TV Scheduled Announced

After this Monday’s Premiership weekend ends, we’ll have no more Premiership matches for almost two weeks. During that time, we’ll get to see several Euro 2008 qualifiers. The England matches are only available on pay-per-view through commercial establishments. Scotland versus France will be shown on Setanta (in addition to many […]

Expand Your Football Coverage With Soccer Shout
Expand Your Football Coverage With Soccer Shout

Many of you may not know who Phil McThomas and Tony Wildey are, but you should. They’re the co-hosts of Soccer Shout, the daily podcast about British football. Each episode is 30 minutes, so it’s the perfect listen on your weekday morning commute. The podcast sums up the latest news […]

Argentina Switches Onto West Ham
Argentina Switches Onto West Ham

By Dan Horlock, EPL Talk Correspondent From Cordoba, Argentina The arrival of two World Cup stars to an English team renowned for work ethic and devoid of any big name players came as a huge surprise to the majority of football fans around the globe. Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano […]

Most Memorable Matches So Far This Premiership Season
Most Memorable Matches So Far This Premiership Season

Let’s take a step back for a minute regarding this Premiership season, and consider how many matches we’ve seen on TV that have been absolutely enthralling matches where both teams produced a fantastic competitive display. So the question is, what have been the most memorable matches so far this season? […]

Drogba Delights Fantasy Football Managers
Drogba Delights Fantasy Football Managers

If you’re playing EPL Talk’s Champions League Fantasy Football, you’ll be a happy man today if you have Didier Drogba on your team as captain. After his hat-trick for Chelsea against Levski Sofia, the Ivory Coast striker earned 28 points alone. The latest top five out of the 20 teams […]

English Clubs Flourish in Champions League
English Clubs Flourish in Champions League

It’s been an excellent week for English teams in Europe this week. Chelsea had a convincing 3-1 win against Levski Sofia tonight with Drogba getting a well-deserved hat trick in a tense Bulgarian stadium. Anyone notice the huge amounts of armed police (or were they soldiers) lined up alongside the […]

House Notes from EPL Talk
House Notes from EPL Talk

Here are some important updates from EPL Talk: >> I’ll be the guest co-host on the Soccer Shout podcast tomorrow night. The episode will be available via iTunes or from http://www.soccershout.com late Thursday night. If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Soccer Shout, now is your perfect opportunity. […]

Vote to Add "Match of The Day" to BBC America
Vote to Add "Match of The Day" to BBC America

BBC America has a form on its web site where you can vote for programs you’d like to see added to their network. One of them includes BBC’s “Match Of The Day.” I wouldn’t think that BBC would have the rights to show the highlights show in the U.S., but […]

Results from Week 6 of EPL Talk Fantasy Football
Results from Week 6 of EPL Talk Fantasy Football

In Week 6 of the Premiership, the race for the EPL Talk Fantasy Football League is heating up. Here are the current top five (out of the 63 in the league): 1 ROCKFISH UNITED David Griffith 341 2 Gratefullawyer Wayne Novick 326 3 Yantai FC Michael Trubey 307 4 Beerlovers […]

Man United Take Control of Group F
Man United Take Control of Group F

A good win for Manchester United tonight in a match that was always going to be difficult against Benfica. It wasn’t the most beautiful thing to watch, and there were moments where I was reminded why Portugal was despised so much during the World Cup. In this one, Benfica’s diving […]

Experiencing Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
Experiencing Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

The Guardian’s Paolo Bandini just published a fantastic account of his visit to Emirates Stadium. To savor the atmosphere and experience, read his post here: Guardian Unlimited: Sport blog: Sport Safari: Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium

Fox Soccer Channel Advertising at St. James's Park
Fox Soccer Channel Advertising at St. James's Park

Okay traditional football fans, I need your feedback. If you’re very observant or perhaps a Newcastle fan, did you notice in yesterday’s Everton match at St. James’s Park that there was a “Fox Soccer Channel” advertising board behind the goal when Ameobi “beat” the offside trap and scored that cheeky […]

Top 10 Premiership Goals So Far This Season
Top 10 Premiership Goals So Far This Season

I need your help to determine what are the top 10 Premiership goals so far this season. Here are the obvious candidates, but let me know which ones we’re missing. These, right now, are in no particular order: Drogba’s scintillating twist, turn and rocket for Chelsea against Liverpool. Xabi Alonso’s […]

Premiership Football Fever Spreading Through U.S.
Premiership Football Fever Spreading Through U.S.

Scott Coonfare owns a sports restaurant in downtown Tampa, not far from the Buccaneers stadium (Tampa Buccaneers that is, not Manchester). The appropriately named “Coonfare’s Sports Cafe” has jerseys from Premiership clubs framed on the wall, features a Union Jack flag outside and serves fish-n-chips (alas without the mushy peas, […]

Football News & Viewpoints From America
Football News & Viewpoints From America

Here are a few random thoughts and pieces of news for fans of Premiership clubs. First, I’m concerned by Bolton manager Sam Allardyce’s body language after his press conference on Friday. He looks visibly shaken and you can easily see that the pressure is having an effect on him already. […]

Transcript of Panorama Episode Available Here
Transcript of Panorama Episode Available Here

A transcript of the BBC Panorama episode, “Football’s Dirty Little Secrets,” is now available here. It makes for interesting reading especially about Liverpool tapping up which has gone mostly unnoticed (or is that ‘ignored’) by the British press.

Liverpool Back On Track After Win Against United
Liverpool Back On Track After Win Against United

It’s the result that Liverpool needed. A confidence boost. Two goals, and — most importantly — three points from a disappointing season thus far. Interestingly it was a midfielder who stole the headlines for Liverpool instead of a striker. Sure, Dirk Kuyt scored his first goal for the Reds but […]

Latest EPL TV Schedule for North America
Latest EPL TV Schedule for North America

For Premiership fans in America, EPL Talk has the most comprehensive listing of Prem matches being shown on Fox Soccer Channel and Setanta. Here’s the most updated schedule (including many updated matches from Fox Soccer Channel): Wednesday, Sept 20, 3pm; Liverpool v Newcastle (Setanta) Saturday, Sept 23, 7:30am; Liverpool v […]