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 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.
Nike defends USA home jersey against backlash of complaints
Nike defends USA home jersey against backlash of complaints

In an interview with USA Today, Nike’s vice president of North America communications, defended the company’s design of the USA home jersey for 2015 that features a white shirt with black trim. The biggest complaint among soccer fans in the United States this week is that the shirt has no red […]

Who do you think will win the Premier League US TV rights for 2016-19?
Who do you think will win the Premier League US TV rights for 2016-19?

In May or June of this year, the bidding for the 2016-19 Premier League TV rights is expected to begin with FOX Sports, ESPN and NBC Sports ready to begin a bidding war to determine who will acquire the rights to the world’s most popular sports league. Despite NBC raising the bar on […]

Soccer Morning to launch 2-hour daily show on Sirius XM beginning May 4
Soccer Morning to launch 2-hour daily show on Sirius XM beginning May 4

Soccer Morning, the daily soccer discussion and interview show, will launch a brand-new 2-hour daily show on Sirius XM satellite radio beginning May 4 in addition to continuing its free daily morning show live on worldsoccertalk.com/live at its new time of 9-10:15am ET. Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by […]

FOX Sports 1 scores 806,000 viewers for USA-Mexico friendly
FOX Sports 1 scores 806,000 viewers for USA-Mexico friendly

Wednesday’s friendly between USA and Mexico in San Antonio, Texas averaged 806,000 viewers and a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating on FOX Sports 1. The English-language broadcast featured commentary duo John Strong and Alexi Lalas with a studio team that included Rob Stone, Stu Holden, Warren Barton and Eric Wynalda. While […]

Tottenham Hotspur to play MLS All-Star Team this summer
Tottenham Hotspur to play MLS All-Star Team this summer

Tottenham Hotspur will be the featured opponent in this summer’s MLS All-Star Game to be held at the Colorado Rapids stadium near Denver on July 29, 2015. Spurs will be the 10th different international team to have played the MLS All-Star Team. Previous teams have included Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Everton, […]

Manchester United, Barcelona, Chelsea and PSG to play in International Champions Cup
Manchester United, Barcelona, Chelsea and PSG to play in International Champions Cup

Manchester United, Barcelona, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and others will be among the teams participating in this summer’s 2015 International Champions Cup tournament, Relevent Sports and RSE Ventures announced today. The tournament, which is in its third year, will feature several of the most popular teams in the world playing in the […]

Schedule for NBC’s Premier League studio coverage from England this weekend
Schedule for NBC’s Premier League studio coverage from England this weekend

For the first time ever, NBC’s critically-acclaimed team of talent and production staff responsible for its coverage of the Premier League will be assembled in the United Kingdom for what promises to be an excellent weekend of soccer. NBC’s US- and UK-based crews will be at pitch side, in studios […]

Dutch Eredivisie is available in US again, as well as other leagues from NGSN
Dutch Eredivisie is available in US again, as well as other leagues from NGSN

The Dutch Eredivisie has been the red-headed stepchild of sports networks in the United States for too long. The entertaining Dutch league, which features rich histories, passionate supporters and skillful footballers, has bounced around from ESPN3 to GolTV and other networks in recent years, eventually resulting in the league not […]

How to listen to or watch Soccer Morning, the daily online soccer show
How to listen to or watch Soccer Morning, the daily online soccer show

Soccer Morning, hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, is the most popular online daily soccer show in the United States. The 60+ minute daily weekday show streams live on the Internet and is available on-demand for audio listening (as well as to watch on video). Topics span […]

DishWorld rebrands as Sling International: What soccer fans need to know
DishWorld rebrands as Sling International: What soccer fans need to know

DishWorld, one of a few online streaming services available to soccer fans and cord cutters in the United States, has been rebranded as Sling International. But what does this mean for soccer fans and current customers? The most important distinction is the difference between Sling International and Sling TV. Sling International […]

Who’s your favorite co-commentator?
Who’s your favorite co-commentator?

While soccer commentators are often in the spotlight more because they do most of the talking in a match, the role of a co-commentator cannot be understated, especially when it’s a good one. In the case of a co-commentator, sometimes less is more. Co-commentators add their expert opinions and color to a […]

Sportel America conference continues in grow in size and importance
Sportel America conference continues in grow in size and importance

If you’ve ever wondered where and how TV networks strike many of the deals with the leagues and agencies that handle the rights to soccer and other sports, look no further than the Sportel conferences that are held around the world each year. It’s here that the major networks such as ESPN, FOX […]

Interview with Kartik Krishnaiyer, soccer analyst and political consultant
Interview with Kartik Krishnaiyer, soccer analyst and political consultant

Over the years, Kartik Krishnaiyer has established himself as one of the preeminent voices in American soccer. Never short of an opinion, Krishnaiyer is an encyclopedia of knowledge, traveling across the southeastern United States to watch the game at all levels. Here’s our interview with the senior writer for World […]