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Meet The Writers

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Meet the regular contributors of World Soccer Talk:

 Meet The WritersChristopher Harris, Founder, Editor and Publisher of World Soccer Talk, has been following football/soccer for more than 30 years. Born in Wales, he is a former journalist who now lives in Florida and spends his time analyzing the influence of world soccer worldwide. His writing credentials include The Palm Beach PostPalm Beach IllustratedSouth Florida Sun-Sentinel and the now defunct Matchday Magazine.

In addition to the Premier League, Harris is an expert on the soccer TV industry and has written extensively about the growth of soccer coverage on television and the Internet in the past decade. Since launching EPL Talk in 2005, Harris has broken several major soccer stories that were later picked up by mainstream media such as the Associated Press, talkSPORT, The Guardian and The Telegraph.

Read Christopher Harris’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.

Christopher can be reached via e-mail at christopher.harris[at]worldsoccertalk[dot]com


Kartik Krishnaiyer Meet The WritersKartik Krishnaiyer.  A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL).

Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast.

His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He rejoins World Soccer Talk as a writer, and podcast host.

Read Kartik Krishnaiyer’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.

Kartik can be found on Twitter @kkfla737


matt jones Meet The WritersMatt JonesMatt has been writing for World Soccer Talk for more than two years, contributing pieces about myriad topics and regularly lending his voice to the podcast.

Matt has covered games live for the website from a host of venues, including Wembley, London and the ANZ Stadium, Sydney. He is a regular at Goodison Park where he watches his beloved Everton, but harbours an unyielding interest in all aspects of European soccer.

You can get in touch with Matt via e-mail at or on Twitter @MattJFootball

Read Matt Jones’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.


ahmed yussuf Meet The WritersAhmed Yussuf is World Soccer Talk’s resident A-League expert. Ahmed chronicles the latest soccer action from Australia. A resident of Melbourne, Australia, Ahmed is a freelance football writer and podcaster. He’s also the producer of @fcaunetwork, co-founder of @FootballCentAU and contributor writer to @TweetWhiteLine.

Read Ahmed Yussuf’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.

Ahmed can be reached on Twitter via @ahmedyussuf10


pete quinn Meet The WritersPeter Quinn. Although a college basketball coach for fourteen years on the NCAA Division I and II levels, Peter has been an avid soccer fan for more than half his life. He considers himself a student of coaching and team management. As well as coaching, Peter has spent time working in Sports Information at various colleges and universities in the United States. A few of his articles on European football have been picked up by USA Today.

Read Pete Quinn’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.

Pete can be reached on Twitter via @CoachPeteQuinn


michael barnes Meet The WritersMichael Barnes. Based in Cambridge, UK, Michael is a freelance football writer, currently working for Football-Espana and the North American magazine Soccer 360. Previously a news and feature writer for A Different Liga, he has written for and Football-Italia and writes features for the matchday magazine at Cambridge United FC, where he has held a season ticket since 2003.

Read Michael’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.


niccolo conte Meet The WritersNiccolo Conte. Niccolo is an aspiring writer who follows as much European soccer/football as he can and has a special interest in Serie A and the Italian national team. Currently studying in Canada, Niccolo watches and writes about as much soccer/football as he can, and has his own blog (Soccer Wrap Up) where he accumulates his thoughts and analysis.

Read Niccolo’s archive of articles on World Soccer Talk.


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