Chris Winterburn

STORIES BY Chris Winterburn

Leagues: MLS

/ 100 days ago

64% of MLS players want promotion and relegation, says ESPN

MLS purists have long battled against the notion of promotion and relegation in American soccer. This position has often been backed by franchise owners. However, moving into 2023 it appears as though the winds of change are swirling with the success of MLS Season Pass. In a survey conducted by ESPN in 2019, 64% of […]

Jurgen Klinsmann

/ 101 days ago

Jurgen Klinsmann appointed as South Korea’s Head Coach

Jurgen Klinsmann is back in professional soccer. The former Germany international has officially been hired as South Korea’s new Head Coach. Klinsmann has been out of football since 2020. His ill-fated return to domestic coaching ended with dismissal at Hertha Berlin. However, the former USMNT Head Coach remains incredibly respected within the sport. His work […]


/ 101 days ago

Man United and Chelsea planning US tour for preseason games

Chelsea and Man United are in the planning stages of tours to the United States to play preseason friendlies this summer, sources told World Soccer Talk. Multiple sources have told World Soccer Talk that Chelsea are likely to train in a location near the eastern coast of the United States, possibly in North Carolina, and […]


/ 101 days ago

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly looking to purchase RC Strasbourg

Todd Boehly’s time in charge of Chelsea has been a whirlwind experience thus far, with the American owner bringing in a raft of new players at great expense. Yet Boehly is now looking to branch out his soccer portfolio with a takeover bid for RC Strasbourg. Strasbourg currently play in Ligue 1, although they are […]


/ 125 days ago

Christian Pulisic could be nearing end of Chelsea journey

January has now passed and Christian Pulisic is still contracted to Chelsea, but is the American’s time at Stamford Bridge realistically up? The London club has been on a mesmeric spending spree this winter, with Todd Boehly looking to secure lots of players on long-term contracts to assist with FFP regulations. Whether or not this […]

World Cup

/ 172 days ago

Soccer is the greatest sport on the planet

If you try to explain why soccer is so fantastic to someone who doesn’t follow the sport, you won’t be able to find the words. It is bizarre that such a global sport cannot be easily described. However, the feelings generated through the game provide its colloquial namesake. Soccer is a beautiful game. Life, especially […]

Luis Enrique

/ 191 days ago

Luis Enrique case for being the best coach in the world

Spain’s progression to the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup is almost secure, despite Sunday’s draw with Germany, but is Luis Enrique the best coach in the world? This may seem like a rather bizarre question. However, these were the exact words used by the Spanish coach to describe himself. Luis Enrique took the […]

Costa Rica

/ 196 days ago

Spain lay down a marker with Costa Rica victory

It was clear prior to the 2022 World Cup that Luis Enrique had his Spain team organized. They had been progressing well since Euro 2020 and expected to reach the semi-finals in Qatar. Whilst it’s not always wise to draw conclusions from one match, the 7-0 dismantling of Costa Rica was eye-opening. So dominant was […]


/ 198 days ago

Saudi Arabia stun Argentina in World Cup classic

Qatar isn’t a popular host for the 2022 World Cup. It will be a tournament with a uniquely bizarre legacy once it’s over. However, amidst fears of a dull tournament, Saudi Arabia produced a moment that will go down in World Cup history. Tuesday morning saw the unfancied Saudi Arabian team, coached by Herve Renard, […]


/ 201 days ago

What is success for Spain at the 2022 World Cup?

Spain head to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a settled squad and coaching setup. After the catastrophic bereavement process Luis Enrique had to go through in his personal life, the Spanish coach returned to lead La Roja into Euro 2020. It was a tournament that didn’t start especially well. The former Barcelona coach […]

World Cup

/ 203 days ago

Top 5 best World Cup trailers from broadcasters worldwide

Qatar 2022 is here. The World Cup that has been littered with controversy since way before the bidding process was complete is about to be played. But some things are like clockwork when it comes to the World Cup every four years. There are the soccer TV commercials from Nike. The new kits. The new […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 208 days ago

Liverpool vs Southampton: TV coverage plans

Liverpool welcome Southampton to Anfield in their final game before the World Cup, and television coverage is available for those in the United States. Jürgen Klopp has lived through a difficult period as Liverpool coach in 2022/23. The Reds haven’t been able to produce their best football. Furthermore, injuries have hit at the wrong time. […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 208 days ago

Manchester City vs Brentford: TV coverage plans

Brentford face a tough challenge when they travel to Manchester City in their final game before the World Cup, and it is available to watch on US television. The Premier League will host its final round of fixtures before the World Cup break. Manchester City will be hoping to head into that break as close […]

Southampton target Nathan Jones to replace Ralph Hasenhüttl

Ralph Hasenhüttl’s spell in charge of Southampton is over, and Nathan Jones is the club's key target. The Saints took the decision to dismiss the Austrian after a string of poor results. Hasenhüttl had been in charge at St. Mary’s since December of 2018, following an excellent spell in charge at RB Leipzig. However, his […]

UEFA completes draw for Champions League and Europa League

Monday morning saw UEFA complete the draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League and Europa League. There were a pick of excellent matchups in either competition. Fans can now see routes to a potential final. Consequently, some of the bigger teams are worried about the difficulty of their task. There was no repeat […]

tv coverage

/ 214 days ago

Chelsea vs Arsenal: TV coverage plans

Arsenal travel to Chelsea in a huge London derby on Sunday, and there are coverage plans available for those in the United States. Mikel Arteta is taking his charges to Stamford Bridge as the favorites. This is rare for the Gunners who have endured some rank humiliations against the Blues. Arsenal sit atop the Premier […]