World Soccer Talk

World Soccer Talk

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Episodes

Debating whether soccer is a niche sport in the US: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 43, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • A debate on whether soccer is a niche sport or not in the United States, • The end of an era at FOX Soccer after their top two executives leave the company, • We discuss which European league wants to play regular season games in the United States, • News about how the Championship secured a big TV deal in the UK, plus • Feedback and questions from

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Why the US Soccer media doesn’t get it: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 42, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • US sports networks are too soft on the US Men’s National Team, • What the UEFA Champions League TV schedule reveals about FOX, • Opinions about the job that beIN SPORTS and ESPN did in analyzing the two recent results by the US team and • Feedback and questions from you in the Listener Mailbag section. Listen to the show via the player above or via this

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What the future of streaming will look like for soccer fans: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 41, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • What the future of soccer looks like on streaming in the US, • Revealing soccer TV ratings from last weekend, • News about more soccer coverage coming to ESPN3 and • Promising news at last about NBC’s Premier League Pass. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions, comments and feedback via e-mail web@worldsoccertalk.com, via Twitter (@wsoccertalk) or Facebook.

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MLS faces stiff competition on US TV/streaming every weekend: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 40, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • The discussion about the competition for viewers that MLS faces, • Strong viewing numbers for the Premier League on NBC so far this season, • Feedback on Turner’s plans for the Champions League, as well as • Univision making inroads on LaLiga in the United States. • And much more. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions, comments and

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Interview with beIN SPORTS about 2017/18 soccer coverage: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. On a special bonus episode of the World Soccer Talk Podcast, we feature an interview with beIN SPORTS’ Director of Programming Rafael Torres. Among the items discussed are: • A look ahead to the World Cup qualifiers in September featuring Honduras-USA on beIN SPORTS as well as CONMEBOL qualifiers, • A brand-new show on beIN SPORTS en Espanol called el Club, • Whether beIN SPORTS is interested in the rights to the Eredivisie, • Plus other programming highlights to look forward

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Turner Sports announces big changes for UEFA Champions League and Europa League: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In this special bonus episode, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • The breaking news about Turner Sports’ plans for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, • How the industry is moving to a different model for consumers wanting to watch soccer fans, • Why the news mirrors NBC’s recent announcement about the Premier League, • And much more. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions, comments and feedback via

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How MLS is using VAR differently than the Bundesliga and FIFA: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 39, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • Our opinions about NBC’s opening weekend of Premier League coverage, • Our thoughts on Premier League Pass, • How much of an impact the Championship can have on ESPN3, • Kartik’s insight regarding VAR after meeting with Howard Webb, • Plus news about ESPN launching a new paid streaming product. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions, comments and

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Interviews with Herculez Gomez, Sebastian Salazar and Steve Palese: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. Here’s a bonus World Soccer Talk Podcast episode featuring interviews with Herculez Gomez, Sebastian Salazar and Steve Palese from ESPN FC. They tackle a range of topics including their opinions about sharing constructive criticism of US soccer, how they got into broadcasting, as well as what it’s like to work on the set of ESPN FC. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions, comments and feedback via e-mail web@worldsoccertalk.com, via Twitter (@wsoccertalk)

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Interviews with Taylor Twellman and Jon Champion: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 38, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • Exclusive interviews with Jon Champion and Taylor Twellman, • All of the details about the Championship and EFL Cup rights switching to ESPN, • Details about beIN SPORTS picking up new rights to a European soccer league, • DISH sues Univision over Facebook Live streaming of soccer, • Plus questions and feedback from you, the listeners. Listen to the show via the player above or via this

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MLS needs to change to compete in light of International Champions Cup and MP & Silva: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 37, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • The impact that the International Champions Cup and a four billion dollar TV deal offer are having on MLS, • News about as a new fantasy game from the Premier League, • Feedback on USA’s Gold Cup win and FOX/Univision’s TV coverage, • Plus big news for fans of Scottish soccer. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions,

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What value do summer friendlies have in the US? World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 36, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • America’s love-hate relationship with summer friendlies, whether they’re good for soccer in the US and how meaningful the matches are or not, • Discussion of FOX Sports’ coverage of the Gold Cup, • News about ESPN’s commentators for the International Champions Cup, • The latest word on the TV ratings for soccer games on United States TV • Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more. Listen

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Debating the virtues of the Gold Cup as a TV viewing experience: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 35, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • A solution to improve the TV viewing experience for soccer fans tuning into the Gold Cup, • Discussion of FOX Sports’ coverage of the Gold Cup, • Details about NBC’s opening weeks of the mew Premier League schedule, • News about NBC working with one of the top teams in Liga MX • Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more. Listen to the show via the

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Improvements FOX Sports can make to ace their World Cup coverage: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 34, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • Our thoughts on how FOX Sports can improve its World Cup coverage given that we now know what their blueprint is, • Discussion of FOX’s coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup final, • Details on how you can enter to win tickets to el Clasico Miami between Real Madrid and Barcelona, • Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more. Listen to the show via the

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NBC’s Premier League Pass will hurt growth of EPL in USA: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 33, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • NBC’s big change to next season’s Premier League coverage, • Which massive soccer competition is going to be debut games on Facebook Live, • Our latest analysis of the Confederations Cup TV coverage, • News about the Gold Cup TV schedule, and more. • Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your

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Impact of the Video Assistant Referee on the TV-viewing experience: World Soccer Talk Podcast  

World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 32, Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris cover a range of topics including: • Pros and cons of the video assistant referee system, • Our thoughts on the TV coverage of the Confederations Cup thus far, • Our memories of a man who was a pioneer in US Soccer who died this week. • Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more. Listen to the show via the player above or via this link. Send in your questions, comments and

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