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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.

WATCH Cristiano Ronaldo And Pele Star In A Brand-New Soccer Commercial [VIDEO]

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Earlier this week, we posted a photograph of the new global football ambassador for Emirates, standing in front of a steamed mirror on board an Emirates A380 plane. We had no idea who the star was, so we asked you … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk App Now Available On Android Devices

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The World Soccer Talk app is now available for Android devices. Filled with soccer news, podcasts, videos and more, the World Soccer Talk app for Android phones and tablets is free and can be downloaded here from the Google Play store. … Continue reading

Gus Johnson To Commentate UEFA Champions League Game On April Fools’ Day

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Gus Johnson, “one of the best soccer commentators in the world” according to a FOX Sports pundit, is scheduled to make his return to the soccer airwaves on April 1 to announce the UEFA Champions League game between Bayern Munich … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk Launches iPhone App Featuring Soccer News, Podcasts, Videos and More

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World Soccer Talk today launched its official app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users that brings you the latest soccer news, podcasts, videos and more from us. The World Soccer Talk iPhone app is a free download from the … Continue reading

Arsenal Are Coming to America: Club Announces July Friendly Against New York Red Bulls

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Finally. After years of pent-up demand to see Arsenal play pre-season games in the United States, while all of the major clubs in the Premier League have toured the US of A for several years, Arsenal have announced that the … Continue reading

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