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.

Ray Hudson Interview

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GolTV commentator Ray Hudson was recently interviewed by Kartik Krishnaiyer of Major League Soccer Talk. The former DC United and Miami Fusion coach had much to say about the possibility of a MLS team returning to South Florida. Hudson answered … Continue reading

Lindsey Dean Interview

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Recently fellow colleague Kartik Krishnaiyer and I took a trip down to GolTV studios in Miami to interview three of the best football commentators in the United States: Ray Hudson, Phil Schoen and Lindsey Dean. All this week on Major … Continue reading

Barca Miami Expansion Bid Is Far From Perfect

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Most pundits agree that Miami is odds-on favorites to get a Major League Soccer team in 2010 or 2011. After all, with a name like Barcelona tied to the club, how could MLS refuse? While the vast majority of articles … Continue reading

What Is Happening To American Soccer On GolTV?

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American Soccer, GolTV’s weekly news and highlights show, aired its last show tonight, at least in its current incarnation. The show, which is arguably the best US-produced soccer show on television, is seeking a sponsor. Up until recently, US Navy … Continue reading

New TV Commercial Featuring David Beckham

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David Beckham is featured in a new TV commercial titled “Practice Pop-In.” Earlier this year, Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies and Reggie Bush of the New Orleans Saints were featured in two “Practice Pop-In” commercials earlier this year. This … Continue reading

Major League Soccer Talk Joins Football Media

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We’re proud to announce that Major League Soccer Talk and our sister sites have joined Football Media, a network of leading football websites from around the world covering the beautiful game. Fellow sites within Football Media include Soccerlens, Footy 24/7, … Continue reading

Photos from the David Beckham Road Show

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Slowly but surely, soccer fever is sweeping across the United States all due in part to David Beckham, which has put the sport on the map in this media hungry country. Whether Beckham’s arrival will be good or bad for … Continue reading

Photos from Chicago Fire v Celtic Friendly

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Courtesy of reader Dan Brennan, here are photos of this past Sunday’s friendly between Chicago Fire and Celtic. And here’s Dan’s report from the match: Celtic FC invaded Toyota Park Sunday in their second match in four days, and, for … Continue reading

Welcome to Major League Soccer Talk

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Since the year the league began in 1996, Major League Soccer (MLS) has transitioned from a league that many thought wouldn’t survive into one that’s making waves around the world. Major League Soccer Talk will capture the sights and sounds … Continue reading