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Chris Moore

Chris is currently the main breaking news writer at World Soccer Talk. He previously worked as a featured writer for the company and is the Arsenal FC expert. Prior to joining World Soccer Talk in 2014, Chris was a freelancer for the Yahoo Contributor Network. While at Yahoo, he published over 100 soccer-related articles and was a regular in the website’s monthly “Hot 100” list.

STORIES BY Chris Moore

Apple TV

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Apple declines to share MLS Season Pass viewing numbers

Apple is continuing to keep a lid on official viewership numbers regarding MLS Season Pass. The massive tech company previously signed a 10-year deal to become the media home of Major League Soccer. The agreement was in place ahead of the 2023 campaign. As of yet, Apple has not released statistics regarding the streaming service. […]

Ratcliffe eyes massive Man United squad overhaul this summer

Sir Jim Ratcliffe does not want to wait long to overhaul the Manchester United squad. The British billionaire finally completed a 27.7% minority stake in the club for around $1.57 billion on Wednesday. The deal was in place for some time but ultimately had to earn approval from the Premier League and Football Association. Upon […]

Guardiola admits to wanting national team job in near future

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that he wants to take control of a national team before retiring. The Spaniard has one more year remaining on his contract at the club beyond the current campaign. However, Guardiola has previously claimed that he is not opposed to signing an extension to remain in Manchester. Not […]

MLSPA rips use of fill-in officials as MLS referees protest lockout

The Major League Soccer Players Association (MLSPA) has expressed its frustrations regarding the lockout of the league's referees. MLS referees were officially barred from games on Saturday, just four days from the start of the 2024 season. The Professional Referee Organization (PRO) decided to lock out the refs after the Professional Soccer Referees Association (PSRA) […]

Germany

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DFL opts not to sell Bundesliga media rights after fan protests

After intense fan backlash, German soccer officials are ready to pull the plug on finding a new marketing partner. It was previously revealed that the German Football League (DFL) would explore selling a piece of their TV and marketing rights. The DFL essentially controls the operating business for the Bundesliga and second-tiered 2. Bundesliga. Officials […]

Brentford

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US investors likely to target Premier League side Brentford

Brentford owner Matthew Benham welcomes potential investment into the club. Benham previously became involved in the Premier League side back in 2007 when he was initially known only as a "mystery investor." However, the British businessman eventually took over as majority owner five years later. Following the takeover, Benham quickly purchased land and promised to […]

Bayern Munich

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Bayern bizarrely allows Tuchel to stay with club for season

Bayern Munich has officially announced that Thomas Tuchel will depart the club after the current campaign. The manager previously joined the club back in March of last year and signed a deal until June of 2025. Tuchel, however, will now not see out his contract due to a "sporting realignment" within the club. "In a […]

England

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Premier League likely to grab fifth Champions League spot

The Premier League could still have five clubs qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League. Due to upcoming format changes of the tournament, two European top-flight divisions will earn an extra spot in the 2024/25 competition. This comes down to the fact that the Champions League expands to 36 teams. Starting next season, the Champions […]

Bayern Munich

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Former Germany World Cup winner Andreas Brehme dies aged 63

Andreas Brehme, a World Cup winner with Germany, has passed away at the age of 63. According to his partner, Susanne Schaefer, the former Germany international died “suddenly and unexpectedly” Tuesday due to a heart attack. Brehme helped Germany lift the trophy at the 1990 World Cup by scoring the lone goal in the final […]

Everton

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EPL clubs believe Forest will soon be given points deduction

Several top officials at Premier League clubs believe that Nottingham Forest will soon suffer a points deduction. The English top flight previously charged the East Midlands club with breaching Profit and Sustainability Rules (PSR). Along with Forest, Everton was also hit with a charge as well. It happened to be the second infraction for the […]

Kylian Mbappe

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Mbappe's Real Madrid deal keeps star atop salaries in Europe

The saga surrounding Kylian Mbappe finally looks like it is ending. The Frenchman's future has been up in the air since last summer, as he was entering his final year under contract with Paris Saint-Germain. Team officials froze Mbappe out of the first team during preseason preparations at the time. Although he seemed likely to […]

Chelsea

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Chelsea, Man City finish all square as top of EPL table tightens

Chelsea earned a rare result on the road against Man City on Saturday. Despite the hosts essentially dominating on the day, City could only manage to grab a point against their London rivals. Both sides scored just once each on the day. Liverpool and Arsenal both put pressure on City ahead of their matchup with […]

DOJ could block ESPN, FOX and TNT merged sports app

The United States Department of Justice is planning to thoroughly examine a new proposed mega sports app. It was revealed earlier this week that ESPN, FOX, and WarnerBros Discovery have plans to merge to create a single standalone sports streaming service. Although an official timeline is not set, the trio are likely to join forces […]

Inter Miami CF

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Martin Tyler reveals what he'd love to ask Lionel Messi

Legendary soccer commentator Martin Tyler has done just about everything in his prestigious career. Having started in the industry back in the 1960s, Tyler eventually became the voice of the Premier League in the subsequent years. He then remained in this position for over 30 years. In undoubtedly his most famous call from the booth, […]

English Football

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Liverpool suffer multiple key injuries in Brentford victory

Liverpool extended their lead atop the Premier League table on Saturday by thumping Brentford 4-1 away from home. Along with the relatively easy victory, manager Jurgen Klopp also welcomed back superstar Mohamed Salah as well. The Egyptian attacker previously suffered a hamstring injury while on national team duty. Although he was initially named on the […]

Live Streaming

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Peacock, Paramount+ consider merger to fight ESPN/FOX/TNT

Comcast and Paramount have held discussions about potentially joining forces together. According to The Wall Street Journal, the potential joint venture would revolve around the streaming services of the two companies. The merger could eventually see Peacock and Paramount+ move under the same roof. Peacock is currently Comcast's over-the-top video streaming service. The app, according […]

FIFA

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Bellerin says sprawling 2026 World Cup will be hard on fans

Real Betis defender Hector Bellerin is perhaps one of the more well-versed soccer players in the world. The Spaniard is a quality player in a solid team in one of the top European leagues. However, he also has interests in a series of other ventures as well. During his time with Premier League club Arsenal, […]

Apple TV

/ 6 days ago

How many of MLS Season Pass 2 million subscribers are free?

Actual statistics regarding MLS Season Pass have been difficult to obtain in the last year. After all, Apple and Major League Soccer have tried their best to keep official streaming numbers private. The streaming service, created in collaboration with the two companies, is the exclusive broadcasting home of the North American division. Nevertheless, a recent […]

Asian Cup

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Klinsmann fired by South Korea due to 'leadership' issues

Jurgen Klinsmann has officially been fired as head coach of the South Korea national team. The former USMNT manager was previously hired in February of 2023 and had a contract in place with the Asian nation until after the 2026 World Cup. Nevertheless, the German was sacked on Friday following a disappointing Asian Cup showing. […]

American Soccer

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Inter Miami squad in ‘dire situation’ ahead of new season

Inter Miami needs to make significant squad changes to be in line with Major League Soccer's financial rules. According to several sources at The Athletic, the club's financial issues are apparently "dire" and need to be addressed soon. One executive from a different MLS team told the news outlet that Miami is "screwed." Miami either […]