Author Archives: Christopher Harris

About Christopher Harris

Publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris founded the site in 2005. 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 was born and raised in Wales, has lived in Florida since 1984, and supported Swansea City since 1979. Last but not least, he got engaged during half-time of a MLS game.

MLS Talk Is Coming to an End After 6 Years of MLS and US Soccer Coverage

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After launching in 2007, Major League Soccer Talk (aka MLS Talk) is coming to an end. In the next two weeks, we’ll be shutting down the website and consolidating all of the articles under the flagship website EPLTalk.com. When appropriate, … Continue reading

USA Men’s National Team Home Shirt 2013 Leaked [PHOTO]

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Photos of the new US men’s national team (USMNT) home shirt for 2013 have been leaked on the Internet. The centenary shirt, to mark 100 years of US soccer, features the new centenary crest on the front of the shirt … Continue reading

New York Red Bulls Home Shirt for 2013 MLS Season Leaked [PHOTO]

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A photo of New York Red Bulls home jersey for the 2013 MLS season has been leaked on the Internet. The home shirt for New York Red Bulls looks similar to their current design. The distinctive white and red shirt … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Away Shirt for 2013 MLS Season Leaked [PHOTO]

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A photo of Seattle Sounders away jersey for the 2013 MLS season has been leaked on the Internet. The sleek-looking design features a black shirt with a unique green-mesh design along the left side of the shirt, as well as … Continue reading

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Slams MLS, Casts Doubts On Future Of League [VIDEO]

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In an interview released this weekend by Al Jazeera, FIFA President Sepp Blatter slammed Major League Soccer calling it “not a very strong professional league” and saying that “no professional (soccer) leagues (are) recognized by American society.” The statements by … Continue reading

Portland Timbers Home and Away Shirts for 2013 Season Leaked [PHOTOS]

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Portland’s home and away shirts for the 2013 season of Major League Soccer have been leaked on the Internet. Portland Timbers’ home shirt for 2013 looks very similar to the one for 2012. The major difference is a different collar. … Continue reading

Who Should MLS Sign as the New Face of the League Now That David Beckham Is Gone?

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Now that David Beckham has played his final competitive match in Major League Soccer, who should MLS sign as the new face of the league? In Beckham’s time at LA Galaxy, he gave the league more PR exposure in the … Continue reading

MLS Cup 2012 TV Ratings Worse Than One Year Ago: 3 Ways that MLS Can Reverse The Trend

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MLS Cup 2012 may have been a roaring success for David Beckham’s publicity team, but the TV ratings for the US league’s annual cup was worse than one year ago. Overnight ratings reveal that LA Galaxy versus Houston Dynamo got … Continue reading

USA Women’s Soccer Team Wins Olympic Gold Medal [PHOTO]

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The USA women’s soccer team has won the gold medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics. The American women were victorious after defeating Japan 2-1 in regulation time in front of a record crowd of over 80,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium … Continue reading

DC United vs Paris Saint-Germain, Friendly: Open Thread

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MLS Talk bloggers Earl Reed, Robert Hay Jr. and Harry Cee will be in attendance tonight for DC United’s friendly against Paris Saint-Germain in what promises to be an entertaining match that will herald the PSG debut for one of … Continue reading