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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.

Who Do YOU Want to See Win The Premier League?

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After the mid-week and last weekend’s matches in the Premier League, the race for the 2013/14 title has narrowed down to a four horse race, and, by this weekend, could end being a three horse race if Manchester City beat … Continue reading

UEFA Nations League Will Launch in 2018: What Is It and How Will It Work?

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UEFA’s 54 member nations unanimously approved the launch of a brand new annual soccer tournament today named the UEFA Nations League, which will launch in 2018. But what is it, and how will it work? The UEFA Nations League will … Continue reading

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Fulham Re-Sign Mahamadou Diarra On Pay-As-You-Play Deal: Daily Soccer Report

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Fulham have re-signed Mahamadou Diarra on a pay-as-you-play deal to try to prevent the Cottagers from getting relegated. Diarra, who has previously played at Real Madrid, Monaco, Lyon and other clubs, has returned to Fulham after being released by the club … Continue reading

Liverpool vs Sunderland and West Ham United vs Hull City, Gameweek 31: Open Thread

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The final two matches of Premier League gameweek 31 are scheduled today with Liverpool against Sunderland the “main event,” while West Ham against Hull City is a relegation tussle. For viewers in the United States, the TV schedule today is … Continue reading

He’s One Of The All-Time Great Footballers, But Who Is He? [PHOTO]

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On Friday, Emirates, one of the official FIFA World Cup sponsors, will be announcing its new global ambassador. We don’t know who it is yet but the only clues we’ve been given so far are (1) he’s one of the … Continue reading

Read a Free Excerpt of ‘Blue With Envy’ eBook About the Manchester Derby

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Hot on the heels of an emphatic 3-0 victory against Manchester United in the derby, Manchester City supporters must feel like they’re on cloud nine today. On the topic of the Manchester derby and English football, here’s a new excerpt … Continue reading

Which Soccer Commentators And Co-Commentators Do You Dislike?

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We all have our favorite soccer commentators or co-commentators, but many of us have ones that we dislike too — the ones that makes us groan whenever we find out they’re announcing our team. You know the one(s). They’re the … Continue reading

Join the Kartik Krishnaiyer Reddit AMA At 9:35pm ET Tonight: Reminder

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World Soccer Talk Senior Writer Kartik Krishnaiyer is doing a Reddit AMA tonight at 9:35pm ET. Join the Reddit AMA right now by clicking this link. With a Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”), you can ask Kartik any questions you … Continue reading

Paul Scholes Defends David Moyes But Blasts Arsenal On Sky Sports [VIDEO]

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Maybe it’s better that Paul Scholes kept his words to himself because he made himself look rather silly tonight with his analysis on Sky Sports after his Manchester United team were ripped to shreds by Manchester City. Unbelievably, instead of … Continue reading

Man United vs Man City, Arsenal vs Swansea and Newcastle vs Everton: Open Thread

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One of England’s biggest matches of the season kicks off today under unfamiliar circumstances with the current Premier League title-holders playing against the team that is battling to win the title, while the red half of Manchester are fighting to … Continue reading

David Beckham Meets With Politicians In Tallahassee In Hopes of Receiving Funding For Stadium [PHOTOS]

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David Beckham met with politicians in the Florida State Capitol building in Tallahassee today, knowing that he needs their support and financial clout to help finance a stadium in Miami for Beckham’s MLS team. Beckham met with Florida Governor Rick Scott … Continue reading

Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches Today and Tomorrow: Gameweek 31 Midweek Matches

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The commentators have been announced for this mid-week’s Premier League matches on US television. Tuesday, March 25: Manchester United vs Manchester City, 3:45pm, NBCSN; Arlo White & Graeme Le Saux Arsenal vs Swansea, 3:45pm, Premier League Extra Time; Gary Taphouse … Continue reading

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Join Kartik Krishnaiyer For His Reddit AMA On Tuesday at 9:30pm ET

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World Soccer Talk Senior Writer Kartik Krishnaiyer will be on Reddit on Tuesday night at 9:30pm ET for a Reddit AMA (ask me anything). It’s an ideal opportunity to ask Kartik any questions that have been on your mind. Just … Continue reading

Here’s What David Beckham’s Miami MLS Stadium Will Look Like [PHOTOS]

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Artist drawings of the stadium for David Beckham’s Miami MLS team were revealed today. The detailed sketches reveal Beckham’s plans to have the stadium built in PortMiami, on the edge of the waterfront that overlooks the downtown Miami skyline. Beckham’s … Continue reading

Arsène Wenger and Arsenal Players in Clear-The-Air Talks After Drubbing: Nightly Soccer Report

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It’s been a difficult weekend for Arsenal players, fans and the manager. After Saturday’s embarrassing performance against Chelsea, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger uncharacteristically failed to turn up for his post-match press conference. And the club announced that Wenger wouldn’t be … Continue reading

Real Madrid vs Barcelona, el Clasico; Live at 4pm ET: Open Thread

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Today’s el Clasico game between Real Madrid and Barcelona could end up going a long way to deciding the title particularly if Real Madrid wins, pushing Barcelona further back in the race for La Liga. Make sure you don’t miss … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 31: Open Thread

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It’s going to difficult for Tottenham, Southampton, Aston Villa and Stoke to live up to the entertainment value of el Clasico later today, but more power to them if they can! Here’s the schedule for today’s Premier League matches on … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City 1-0 San Jose Earthquakes: Exclusive [PHOTOS]

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Current MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City defeated San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Saturday night with a goal in the 57th minute by Dominic Dwyer. Here are the exclusive photos courtesy of World Soccer Talk photographer Mark Shaiken