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.

2011 US Open Cup Featuring Chicago vs Seattle: Promo Video

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The anticipation is building for tonight’s 2011 US Open Cup final between Chicago Fire and Seattle Sounders. Will Seattle be able to win three back-to-back titles, or will Chicago win a record fifth title? Watch the following video to add … Continue reading

Jason Kreis And David Beckham Get Into A Scuffle

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Real Salt Lake coach Jason Kreis and LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham got into scuffle after their game Saturday night. Maybe Kreis was upset that his team lost to the Galaxy and said something derogatory to Beckham? Whatever he said, … Continue reading

New York Cosmos Beat LA Galaxy, In FIFA 12

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In their latest incarnation, The New York Cosmos may have only played one game so far — in their defeat against Manchester United in the Paul Scholes testimonial — but thanks to the just released FIFA 12, the Cosmos have … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: This Week In Soccer, September 28

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On the latest edition of the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast : This Week in US Soccer, your hosts Chris Webb and Chris Riordan bring you a view of the beautiful game from an American and regional perspective. As usual … Continue reading

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MLS Talk Podcast : This Week in US Soccer, September 16, 2011

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On the latest (late) edition of the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast : This Week in US Soccer, your host Chris Riordan is joined by guest host (and original host) Kartik Krishnaiyer, filling in for out of town Chris Webb. … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Loses FIFA 12 Game Against Baseball Pitcher Tim Lincecum

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Having your picture gracing the cover of the FIFA 12 video game as well as being one of the best soccer players in the United States doesn’t mean you’re a good video game player. That’s one of the lessons learned … Continue reading

Belgium vs USA Friendly: Video Highlights

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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLZKQQPjQJA If you’re like me, and countless others, you probably missed yesterday’s game between Belgium and the United States because you set the game to record on your DVR, but ESPN – in their infinite wisdom – decided to move … Continue reading

Who Should the USA Start Against Costa Rica?

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Friday night’s game for the United States men’s national team provides a perfect test for Jurgen Klinsmann to see what several US players who typically don’t get much playing time can do against a strong Costa Rica side (11pm ET, … Continue reading

US Men’s National Team Begins Training Camp

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US Soccer has released a video featuring interviews and footage with the US men’s national team who are currently training in Carson, California. The US men’s team prepares to face Costa Rica at The Home Depot Center. Jozy Altidore talks … Continue reading

NBC Sports Promotes MLS Coverage With TV Commercial

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NBC Sports didn’t wait long to begin promoting its coverage of Major League Soccer. The network has released its first video to promote its coverage. Based on the 20 second clip shown above, what are your thoughts? Is this a … Continue reading