Blood Red: The Liverpool FC Podcast

Blood Red: The Liverpool FC Podcast

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Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Sean Bradbury, Caoimhe O’Neill, Connor Dunn and Theo Squires; Neil Fitzmaurice’s Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton’s Allez Les…


The Agenda: Harvey Elliott’s Sergio Ramos snub which underlines his passion to play for Liverpool
May 31 • 9 min
From Fulham to Liverpool, via Real Madrid? The Agenda is back as Guy Clarke and Dan Kay look into a the story of how Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott turned down the opportunity to move to Real Madrid in order to sign for his boyhood heroes. From a tour…
Former Liverpool physio Dave Galley on his role at half-time in Istanbul and thoughts on Project Restart
May 30 • 23 min
Istanbul, the 2001 Treble, Rafa Benitez’s arrival, in his role as Head Physio at Liverpool for six years Dave Galley saw it all. We catch up with the Reds’ former physio as he gives his account of the historic 2005 Champions League Final win and the role…
Blood Red: Premier League return reaction as Liverpool made to contemplate title victory on neutral ground
May 29 • 30 min
Fresh from the Premier League confirming football will return on 17th June, Blood Red are here with all the Liverpool FC reaction to the news. With the Reds just two victories away from securing their first Premier League title, we discuss when and…
The Agenda: Premier League Return Date Confirmed | Liverpool Could Win Title At Everton
May 28 • 9 min
It’s official – the Premier League will resume on June 17. And that means Liverpool could be crowned champions in their first game back… against Merseyside rivals Everton at Goodison Park! The campaign will restart with matches between Manchester City and…
Morning Bulletin: Twists in Timo Werner saga | Defining Premier League meeting | Troy Deeney ‘sorry for Liverpool’
May 28 • 16 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. In today’s podcast, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to new developments in the Timo Werner saga; a huge day for the future of the Premier League, and a…
Analysing Anfield: Jurgen Klopp Liverpool sales analysed | Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can, Luis Alberto
May 27 • 62 min
Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can and Luis Alberto are just three of the players sold under Jurgen Klopp who have remained at an elite level. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes for the latest episode of Analysing Anfield as they look into the analytical data…
Morning Bulletin: Mbappe hails Liverpool | Werner would be ‘incredible fit’ | Shaqiri to Newcastle | Burnley want Lallana | TV bonanza
May 27 • 17 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. In today’s podcast, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to talk fresh comments made by Kylian Mbappe about Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp – and just what they…
Jesse Marsch EXCLUSIVE: Inside story on Minamino and his move to Anfield | Verdict on Werner to Liverpool | Working with Halaand
May 26 • 19 min
Matt Addison speaks to Red Bull Salzburg head coach Jesse Marsch for an exclusive podcast. Marsch pitted his wits against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the Champions League earlier this season with his exciting young side stunning the defending champions by…
Morning Bulletin: Big boost for Project Restart | Reds respond to decision on women’s season | Coutinho future unclear
May 26 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. In today’s podcast, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to talk about a huge hurdle potentially negotiated when it comes to restarting the Premier League…
Blood Red: Istanbul memories and the role it played in shaping Liverpool’s future | Are the Reds ‘closing in’ on Timo Werner?
May 25 • 42 min
15 years on from the most dramatic Champions League final, as Liverpool beat AC Milan on penalties, we look back on the historic match in Istanbul. Having to come from 3-0 down to take the game to spot-kicks, after a 3-3 draw after extra-time with goals…
Liverpool Champions League-winning hero Djimi Traore on the Miracle of Istanbul, 15 years on
May 24 • 25 min
On May 25th, 2005, Liverpool produced one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history, as they beat AC Milan, to claim the club’s fifth European Cup. And ahead of the 15th anniversary of the Miracle of Istanbul, the Liverpool ECHO’s LFC correspondent…
Road to Istanbul: Miracle of Istanbul relived as Reds return to Europe’s top table in most dramatic of circumstances
May 23 • 58 min
Our Road to Istanbul series comes to a glorious and dramatic conclusion as Guy Clarke and Dan Kay cast their mind back to one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time. Yes, we’ve reached the 2005 Champions League final itself, when Liverpool,…
Jurgen Klopp Borussia Dortmund special | His connection with fans like no other | The making of a managerial powerhouse
May 23 • 52 min
Five years to the day from his final home game in charge of Borussia Dortmund, we look back on Jurgen Klopp’s reign at the Westfalenstadion and the links between his spell in charge of the Black Yellows and Liverpool. Host Matt Addison is joined by…
Blood Red: Q&A special | Timo Werner interest, Premier League title parade & player of the season contenders
May 22 • 37 min
For a bank holiday treat on the Blood Red channel, we open the floor to your questions in a Q&A special. From Liverpool’s interest in RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner, how the Reds will parade the Premier League trophy when it is safe to do so, to whether Harry…
View from the Kop: Anfield to the Wanda | Memories of Madrid, one year on | Winning the title
May 21 • 29 min
Our latest View from the Kop podcast gives some much-deserved publicity to the ‘Anfield To The Wanda’ charity run/walk currently being undertaken by a group of Liverpool-supporting friends. 24 fans from Spion Kop 1906, BOSS and Up The Reds are running or…
Morning Bulletin: Jurgen Klopp on first day back | Liverpool’s finances in immediate Covid-19 future | New Balance, Nike kit ‘settlement’
May 21 • 11 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. In today’s podcast, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to talk Jurgen Klopp’s comments after his Reds squad reported back to Melwood for the first time in…
Analysing Anfield: All eyes on Bundesliga as Havertz, Werner and co impress in return to action
May 20 • 53 min
With Bundesliga football back, Analysing Anfield take a look at the action that took place in the German top flight over the course of last weekend. With reported Liverpool target Timo Werner in action for RB Leipzig and Kai Havertz starring in Bayer…
Morning Bulletin: Rodgers puts Keys right | Reds boss on training return | Watford worries | City Euro ban | Klopp’s Werner call
May 20 • 13 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. In today’s podcast, Theo Squires joins Paul Wheelock to talk Brendan Rodgers putting Richard Keys in his place over comments he made about the former…
Football finance expert Kieran Maguire special: Moral question Liverpool have to answer | Werner transfer chances | Nike kit deal
May 19 • 45 min
Liverpool can afford to sign Timo Werner this summer despite the ongoing uncertainties around the transfer market. That’s the opinion of football finance expert Kieran Maguire, who speaks to Blood Red for this special podcast. The ‘Price of Football’…
Morning Bulletin: Liverpool trophy presentation | Project Restart next steps | Karius update | Havertz advice
May 19 • 16 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. In today’s podcast, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss comments made by Premier League chief executive Richard Masters about what will happen…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s title hopes given biggest boost to date | Erling Haaland to Anfield? | Bellamy/Rafa relationship
May 18 • 41 min
The Premier League today took another step toward a return to action as it was agreed that clubs will be allowed to return to training from tomorrow. All 20 clubs unanimously voted for the next stage in the process to be activated, meaning Liverpool’s…
Agenda: Steven Gerrard - Liverpool’s greatest player?
May 17 • 17 min
Just over five years on from his final outing at Anfield, the Agenda is back as we discuss arguably Liverpool’s greatest ever player: Steven Gerrard. Having come through the ranks at Liverpool, Gerrard went on to captain the Reds for over a decade,…
Liverpool Classics: Danny Murphy looks back on UEFA Cup win and historic 2000/01 Treble under Gerard Houllier
May 16 • 21 min
19 years on from Liverpool completing their historic treble of cup wins in 2001 under Gerard Houllier, we catch up with Danny Murphy. Having featured in 47 of the 63 games the Reds played in that mammoth campaign, the former midfield man looks back on the…
Blood Red: Refereeing howlers | Premier League captains have their say | 2001 Treble-winning memories
May 15 • 41 min
The beach ball at Sunderland, the 1965 European Cup semi-final and 2005 FIFA Club World Cup, Liverpool have had their fair share of dodgy refereeing decisions. Join Guy Clarke, Joe Rimmer, Ian Doyle and Theo Squires as they look back on some of the most…
David Thompson on playing for and leaving Liverpool, the injury that ended his career, and his thoughts on Jurgen Klopp’s champions elect
May 14 • 47 min
For our latest podcast we’ve picked up the phone to former Liverpool midfielder David Thompson, who tells Paul Wheelock about coming through the club’s youth ranks alongside the likes of Jamie Carragher and Michael Owen, and the pride he felt at going on…
Morning Bulletin: Premier League return concerns | Joe Anderson on Anfield plan | Werner angers Bayern | Dembele price drops
May 14 • 18 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a report that suggests the Premier League’s restart date could be put back after concerns raised by…
Analysing Anfield: Salah, Mane, Firmino | Europe’s best front three of last decade | Bundesliga teams to look out for
May 13 • 62 min
Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have been crucial to the success Jurgen Klopp has brought to Liverpool, but where do they rank amongst the best strike trios across Europe? From Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale…
Morning Bulletin: Tackling ‘banned’ in training | Bad ‘asterisk champions’ shout | Lovren to Roma
May 13 • 19 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to discuss the restrictions that will be in place once Liverpool and their Premier League rivals return to team…
Liverpool Classics: Millennium magic as Owen and Gerrard write names into FA Cup folklore with performances for the ages
May 12 • 43 min
Liverpool fans used to call Wembley ‘Anfield South’ given the amount of journeys their side used to make to the national stadium in the 70s and 80s. But for a number of Reds supporters, they hold just as fond memories of the trips that teams managed by…
Morning Bulletin: Neutral venue problem | Reds restart work on training ground | Klopp ‘looking’ at Koulibaly
May 12 • 15 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss the comments made by the Premier League after yesterday’s big shareholders meeting; player concerns…
Blood Red: Premier League given green light to restart | Liverpool could yet lift title at Anfield
May 11 • 30 min
The government has given the Premier League the green light to restart in June – and Liverpool could yet lift the title at Anfield. A 50-page roadmap was unveiled by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday that could permit ‘cultural and sporting events…
The Academy Show: End-of-season awards and which young Reds could save Jurgen Klopp fortune in the transfer market
May 10 • 41 min
With the academy season in English football cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis, Blood Red takes stock on the campaigns of Liverpool Under-18 and Under-23s. From the progression of those at the club, like Curtis Jones and Neco Williams, to those out…
George Sephton: ‘The Voice of Anfield’ on almost 50 years as stadium announcer and the Kop’s greatest moments
May 9 • 38 min
Closing in on almost 50 years as the stadium announcer at Anfield, Blood Red catch up with ‘The Voice of Anfield’ George Sephton. He tells Matt Addison about how he started in his role back in 1971, what it entails on matchdays and how he helps to build…
Blood Red: Melwood development gives reason to be optimistic | All eyes on Grujic and Werner when Bundesliga returns
May 8 • 41 min
It was supposed to be the weekend Liverpool finally got their hands on the Premier League trophy…Yet the Blood Red podcast is still here to react to the latest Reds news. And top of the agenda is the fact that Melwood has been partially re-opened. Paul…
Post-Game: Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0
May 7 • 49 min
Hello, Blood Red listeners, hope you’re well and enjoying the first anniversary of Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0. I also hope you’ve had chance to listen to our special documentary, looking back on that magical evening, which we’ve called, The Inside Story of…
Morning Bulletin: Bundesliga boost for Liverpool | ‘Project Restart’ sticking point | Reds ‘want’ Rashica
May 7 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to reminisce about the famous 4-0 win over Barcelona, one year on, before discussing the return of the…
The Inside Story Of Anfield’s Greatest Night | Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona | Documentary
May 6 • 29 min
One year on from Liverpool’s greatest night at Anfield, Guy Clarke documents the historic 4-0 win over Barcelona en-route to the Reds winning their sixth European Cup. From the stands to the press box, and ‘Voice of Anfield’ to the dressing room, we bring…
Analysing Anfield: Why Liverpool will hit ground running on Premier League return
May 6 • 55 min
There are increasing hopes that the Premier League’s ‘Project Restart’ will be given the green light by the government and so giving Liverpool the chance to win the title. But how will Liverpool and their top-flight rivals cope after going the best part…
Morning Bulletin: Reds face Werner competition | Klopp on Mbappe and Sancho | Belgian wonderkid linked | Karius’ next move
May 6 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a transfer move for Timo Werner from two of the Reds’ biggest rivals; Jurgen Klopp’s comments on…
Chiesa or Correa | Are Reds interested in move for Inter Milan duo? | And could Coutinho return to Serie A?
May 5 • 40 min
In the latest instalment of our special series of transfer podcasts from across the continent, Matt Addison speaks to Italian football expert Chloe Beresford. Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa is the first player on the agenda. Could he follow in Mohamed…
Morning Bulletin: Reds’ request to Werner agents | de Bruyne deal | Klopp on lockdown | Latest from Germany | Big meeting delayed
May 5 • 15 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss what Liverpool have reportedly told Timo Werner’s camp; a move by Manchester City to keep star man…
Blood Red: Where next for Loris Karius, why Liverpool’s asterisk title is even sweeter and those fabled European nights at Anfield
May 4 • 38 min
With Loris Karius revealing he’s cancelled his Besiktas contract, Gary Neville planning to taunt Liverpool supporters, and European anniversaries all-around, catch the latest Blood Red podcast. Guy Clarke is joined by Ian Doyle, Matt Addison and Dan Kay…
Road to Istanbul: Anfield errupts as Luis Garcia’s ‘ghost’ goal sends Reds to Istanbul
May 3 • 44 min
Luis Garcia: Liverpool folklore. His impact on the Reds’ run to Istanbul was already clear to see with goals against Bayer Leverkusen and of course his starring role in the quarter-final against Juventus. Yet, on 3rd May 2005 he would imprint his name…
Tale of Robert Kraft, the man who almost bought Liverpool twice, and his Boston rivals FSG
May 2 • 40 min
Paul Wheelock is joined by Ollie Connolly of the Liverpool.com website to tell the tale of Robert Kraft, the man who almost bought Liverpool twice, and his Boston rivals FSG, who did become the owners of a club they have taken back to the top of world…
Morning Bulletin: Neutral venues needed to finish season | Werner outlines next move | Trio test positive at German club
May 2 • 12 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss plans to play the remaining 92 Premier League matches behind closed doors at ‘up to 10’ neutral…
Blood Red: ‘Project Restart’ yet to launch but can Premier League navigate safe return of football
May 1 • 32 min
Today’s Premier League meeting has been and gone, no concrete decisions have been made, but all 20 clubs have reconfirmed their desire to play out the remainder of the season. Join Guy Clarke, Matt Addison and Dan Kay as they look through the Premier…
Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid question explored as concerns grow
Apr 30 • 29 min
We have a Blood Red podcast with a difference for you as Sean Bradbury is joined by the Liverpool ECHO’s political editor Liam Thorp to explore the concerns that have grown on Merseyside following the Champions League match between Liverpool and Atletico…
Morning Bulletin: Carragher on transfers | Werner wants Liverpool | Mbappe tweet | Blow and boost for Premier League
Apr 30 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to a Liverpool ECHO exclusive with Jamie Carragher; Timo Werner’s latest ‘come and get me plea’; a Kylian Mbappe…
Analysing Anfield: Alex Teixeira, Mario Gotze, Nabil Fekir | Bullets dodged or ones that got away?
Apr 29 • 66 min
From Alisson Becker, Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, Liverpool have been lauded for plenty of their transfer business. But under the management of Jurgen Klopp, the Reds have in fact missed out on a number of ‘reported’ targets…
Morning Bulletin: Big changes to Champions League | Project Restart ‘rebellion’ | Werner wants out
Apr 29 • 13 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Dan Kay joins Paul Wheelock to discuss proposed changes to the way clubs could qualify for the Champions League; a reported Premier League…
Red Memories: Emile Heskey on his Anfield stay and the forgotten strike partnership with Nicolas Anelka
Apr 28 • 17 min
Since the turn of the Millennium, Liverpool have gone close to delivering an elusive 19th league title on a number of occasions. Whilst 2019, 2014 and 2009 all stick in the memory, back in 2002 the Reds were embroiled in a three-horse race until the final…
Morning Bulletin: Reds ‘open talks’ with Osimhen | Coutinho’s Havertz problem | 1990 title anniversary
Apr 28 • 15 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a report suggesting the Reds have opened talks with Lille striker Victor Osimhen; a potential Kai…
Blood Red: BREAKING Anfield Road expansion delayed | Premier League timetable to complete season | Greatest LFC managers of all-time
Apr 27 • 42 min
The Blood Red podcast reacts to news Liverpool have confirmed redevelopment of the Anfield Road Stand has been pushed back by 12 months, with the stand now set for completion by the 2023/24 season. Guy Clarke is joined by Paul Gorst, Ian Doyle and Theo…
Road to Istanbul: Reds travel to Stamford Bridge with score to settle against Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea
Apr 27 • 29 min
Our Road to Istanbul podcast returns, and this episode takes Guy Clarke and Dan Kay to Stamford Bridge for the all-English semi-final that saw Liverpool take on Chelsea on their way to the 2005 Champions League final, 15 years ago. Jose Mourinho’s Premier…
Liverpool and Mbappe | Soumaré, Aouar, Upamecano lowdown | Fekir and what happened next
Apr 26 • 43 min
In the latest instalment of our special series of transfer podcasts, in which we get the lowdown on players linked to Liverpool, Matt Addison picks up the phone to speak to French football expert Tom Williams. On the agenda are Lille midfielder Boubakary…
The inaugural Liverpool.com Ultimate LFC Premier League-era draft
Apr 25 • 63 min
With this weekend marking the 2020 NFL Draft, four writers from the Liverpool.com website have decided to have a bit of fun and bring you their inaugural Liverpool FC Draft. Kristian Walsh, Dan Morgan, Joel Rabinowitz and Ollie Connolly each pick their…
Blood Red: How successful could Harvey Elliott’s Anfield future be, Werner’s flirting and squad no. XI
Apr 24 • 48 min
After giving his first senior interview, with assistant manager Pep Lijnders, we focus in on how bright Harvey Elliott’s future could be. With the 17-year-old getting opportunities in domestic cups, as well as one Premier League game to his name, there is…
Red Memories: Ray Houghton reflects on 1987/88 league title win 32 years since sealing No 17
Apr 23 • 25 min
32 years to the day since Liverpool sealed the First Division title, Ray Houghton joins Blood Red to discuss being part of that incredible 1987-88 team. Having arrived from Oxford United in the September of that season, Houghton would go on to form a key…
Morning Bulletin: Jurgen Klopp’s wife’s amazing secret act of kindness | Trent helps NHS | Werner says ‘yes’ | Karius to Wolves
Apr 23 • 13 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss two stories, concerning Jurgen Klopp’s wife Ulla Sandrock, and Trent Alexander-Arnold, that will put…
Analysing Anfield: Nagelsmann, Rose, Pochettino | The men to succeed Jurgen Klopp at Anfield
Apr 22 • 58 min
To round off a special series of podcasts, Analysing Anfield is here to consider who could replicate Jurgen Klopp’s work at Anfield. Josh Williams and David Hughes have set out their criteria to see what has made Klopp so successful at Liverpool and which…
Morning Bulletin: Key Liverpool ‘ally’ UEFA soften stance | Major developments in Holland and France | Shaqiri hint | Karius problem
Apr 22 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to discuss the latest from UEFA, now a key ‘ally’ for the Reds in their hopes of getting their hands on the…
Liverpool Classics: Liverpool 4-4 Arsenal | Rafa Benitez, Fernando Torres and the tale of the 2008-09 season
Apr 21 • 34 min
On this day 11 years ago in 2009, Liverpool draw 4-4 with an-Andrey Arshavin inspired Arsenal at Anfield in one of the greatest matches in Premier League history. The point did take Rafa Benitez’s Reds to the top of the table, but in spite of Yossi…
Morning Bulletin: Downing Street response | Klopp’s Werner ‘talks’ | Pogba-Gerrard comparison
Apr 21 • 15 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss Downing Street’s response to concerns raised by the Liverpool ECHO’s political editor Liam Thorp…
Blood Red: Jurgen Klopp: Free Transfer Predator, the Gary Mac Ultras and how Liverpool are ready to take advantage in the transfer window
Apr 20 • 39 min
We’re back with the latest offering from the Liverpool Echo, as we delve into all things transfers. How different could the market be after former Liverpool director of football Damien Comolli claimed only three clubs may be in a position to spend this…
Neil Mellor talks football’s support for the NHS, ‘Boot the Virus’ and life in lockdown
Apr 19 • 19 min
Former Liverpool striker, turned Sky Sports pundit Neil Mellor joins us to talk about life in lockdown, more than five weeks on from Liverpool’s last outing. As well as giving his thoughts on the Premier League being suspended, Mellor talks with host Guy…
Split Opinion: Has big game player Divock Origi’s Liverpool career run its course?
Apr 18 • 23 min
As Liverpool striker Divock Origi celebrates his 25th birthday, Split Opinion is here to discuss whether or not the Belgian has a future at Anfield. Having come up with huge moments in his Liverpool career against Tottenham Hotspur, Barcelona, Everton and…
Blood Red: Liverpool ultimate Premier League World XI, Premier League latest and could Jose Mourinho really have been Liverpool manager?
Apr 17 • 42 min
With the latest from the Premier League, how the EFL’s stance could shape what happens, plus how Jose Mourinho could’ve become Liverpool manager, we have a bumper Blood Red podcast for you. Plus, we dedicate the second half of the pod to naming…
Bundesliga transfer special: Werner’s release clause, why a move for Gotze makes sense and the man to replace Klopp
Apr 16 • 37 min
Matt Addison speaks to German football commentator and Bundesliga expert Kevin Hatchard to get the lowdown on the players being linked with moves to Anfield from Jurgen Klopp’s homeland. Timo Werner, Jadon Sancho, Mario Gotze and Kai Havertz all get a…
Morning Bulletin: Nike kit ‘leak’ | Havertz comments | Transfer boost | Noel Gallagher
Apr 16 • 12 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to discuss leaked images of what…
Analysing Anfield: Defensive data transfer succession picks | Alphonso Davies, Dayot Upamecano and Achraf Hakimi
Apr 15 • 56 min
To wrap up our Liverpool transfer data succession planning picks, our attention switches to the defensive third. In place of Alisson Becker, Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold making up the Reds recognisable defensive…
Morning Bulletin: Hillsborough tribute | Financial hit | Furlough U-turn | Werner doubts
Apr 15 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a report from our…
Liverpool Classics: Reds sow the seeds for Klopp’s dramatic European nights to come in thriller against Dortmund
Apr 14 • 34 min
Just months into Jurgen Klopp’s tenure he’d taken the Reds to a League Cup final, beaten reigning champions Chelsea in the Premier League and seen off Manchester United in the Europa League, but even more drama was to follow. Four years on from…
Morning Bulletin: Training return plans | Curtis stance confirmed| Reds legend wants Coutinho back
Apr 14 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a report that suggests…
Blood Red: FA offer possible Premier League solution | Liverpool’s lucky 13 | Crossroads reached with Klopp’s first signing
Apr 13 • 31 min
As the FA get ready to offer up Wembley Stadium and St George’s Park in an attempt to help the Premier League season conclude, we’re back with the latest Blood Red podcast. Guy Clarke is joined by Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer and Matt Addison as they look…
Road to Istanbul: Emotional encounter sees Reds complete Italian Job in Turin to reach last four of Champions League
Apr 12 • 26 min
Having beaten Juventus 2-1 at Anfield in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie, next up for Liverpool in their 2005 Champions League campaign was a trip to the Stade Delle Alpi. With no Steven Gerrard for the game, Rafa Benitez was…
The Agenda: Should Liverpool consider summer swoop for Germany’s World Cup winning free agent Mario Gotze
Apr 12 • 11 min
After announcing his intentions to leave Borussia Dortmund when his contract expires in the summer, the latest episode of The Agenda centres around Dortmund’s World Cup winning attacker Mario Gotze. Join Guy Clarke and Theo Squires as they talk about the…
Liverpool Classics: Liverpool 5-0 Nottingham Forest | Barnes, Beardsley | 1987-88 and 2019-20 comparison
Apr 11 • 48 min
On Wednesday, April 13, 1988, Kenny Dalglish’s Liverpool team produced one of the greatest performances in the club’s rich history as they swept aside Nottingham Forest 5-0 at Anfield. Led by the majestic Peter Beardsley and John Barnes, the football the…
View from the Kop with Jamie Webster: YNWA single for NHS | ‘Class act’ Henderson | ‘Aguero moment’ to come
Apr 11 • 36 min
It’s special View from the Kop fans’ podcast as host Paul Wheelock and regular guest Paul Philbin are joined by singer/songwriter Jamie Webster, who is here to tell us about his version of You’ll Never Walk Alone, which has been released to raise money…
Blood Red: The big issues facing Liverpool and football
Apr 10 • 35 min
The Merseyside view on furloughing staff, players’ wage cuts, the prospect of behind-closed-doors football, and changes to the transfer market are all discussed in this special Blood Red podcast. Liverpool’s first match to be cancelled after the Premier…
Red Memories: Liverpool’s all-time Premier League top scorer Robbie Fowler’s Reds career remembered
Apr 9 • 29 min
With today marking Robbie Fowler’s 45th birthday, we thought it only right to look back on ‘God’ and his two spells at Anfield. Guy Clarke is joined by the ECHO’s Liverpool correspondent and chief LFC writer Ian Doyle to reflect on the Reds all-time top…
Morning Bulletin: Henderson leads magnificent gesture| Mane’s great aim| Coutinho Chelsea talks
Apr 9 • 13 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a magnificent gesture…
Analysing Anfield: Henderson, Fabinho & Wijnaldum Liverpool alternatives | de Jong, Ndidi, Partey
Apr 8 • 50 min
Analysing Anfield is back with another transfer special, as we look at who could replace Jordan Henderson, Gini Wijnaldum and Fabinho. Host Josh Williams and David Hughes pick through the data to analyse what each of Liverpool’s midfield three bring to…
Morning Bulletin: FIFA statement | Great forgotten European night | Werner update
Apr 8 • 12 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to discuss a statement from FIFA…
Inside track on reported Reds targets Diego Carlos and Ferran Torres - and what next for Philippe Coutinho
Apr 7 • 22 min
Matt Addison speaks to Spanish football writer and tactical analyst Domagoj Kostanjšak to get the lowdown on two La Liga-based players Liverpool are reportedly interested in - Sevila defender Diego Carlos, who could be a replacement for Dejan Lovren if…
Morning Bulletin: It’s £70m for Traore| New Torres on Reds’ radar | Monchengladbach duo linked
Apr 7 • 13 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss transfers, transfers,…
Breaking News: Liverpool reverse controversial furlough decision
Apr 6 • 6 min
Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) have reversed the controversial decision to furlough the club’s non-playing staff. It was announced on Saturday that around 200 of the club’s workers were to be placed on the scheme that would see the government…
Blood Red: Why Liverpool’s furlough decision ‘means more’ | Harvey Elliott | Virgil van Dijk
Apr 6 • 44 min
After Liverpool took steps to place some of their staff on furlough, the Blood Red podcast is here to pick the bones out of the decisionThe club’s choice to place some of their non-playing staff on furlough as been criticised in many quarters including by…
The Agenda: Liverpool’s Controversial Furlough Decision
Apr 5 • 9 min
Following Liverpool FC’s decision to furlough some staff during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Guy Clarke and the ECHO’s Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst talk through the implications of the decision. In furloughing some of their staff, the government…
Road to Istanbul: Clive Tyldesley reflects on the Anfield night Hyypia and Luis Garcia shocked Juventus
Apr 5 • 35 min
Liverpool may well have been eliminated from the Champions League prior to football being suspended, but here on Blood Red we continue along the Road to Istanbul. Joining Guy Clarke and Dan Kay, as we look back on Liverpool’s 2-1 quarter final first leg…
Breaking News: Liverpool place some non-playing staff on furlough
Apr 4 • 4 min
Liverpool have taken the decision to furlough some non-playing club staff – but those affected will continue to be paid 100% of their salary. Furloughed staff will receive 80% of their salary through the government’s job retention scheme – with the Reds…
Liverpool Classics: Klopp’s Reds stun Man City on march towards Kiev
Apr 4 • 25 min
On this day, just two years ago, Liverpool welcomed Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals. With the first leg taking place under the lights, the game was to be one of the classic European nights at Anfield. Weeks after the sale of…
Blood Red: Liverpool will win title, it’s just a matter of when | Henderson, the captain of captains | Greatest Anfield Premier League game
Apr 3 • 44 min
With the Premier League confirming it will not resume in early May, the Blood Red podcast is here to look through the statement released by the governing body. Guy Clarke, Ian Doyle, Dan Kay and Matt Addison also give their take on discussions around a…
Collymore Closing In | 24 years on from Liverpool 4-3 Newcastle Utd | Collymore interview revisited
Apr 3 • 18 min
24 years on from Liverpool’s dramatic 4-3 win over Newcastle United at Anfield on 3rd April 1996, we revisit our interview with match-winner Stan Collymore. The former Reds forward joined Joe Rimmer and Neil Jones back in 2018 to look back on the historic…
Blood Red: Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook on impact coronavirus as EFL manager, Jurgen Klopp’s Reds and Jordan Henderson’s captaincy
Apr 2 • 23 min
Whilst we’re on the break from football due to the situation we find ourselves in, every so often we’ll be trying to sprinkle in a chat with someone from within the game, of a Liverpool persuasion. Here on Blood Red Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook talks…
Morning Bulletin: Title boost| Sterling, Mane rumours rubbished |Transfer market masters | Werner hailed
Apr 2 • 14 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss why UEFA’s decision to…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s Firmino, Mane, Salah Succession Plan | Chiesa, Sancho, Bailey
Apr 1 • 61 min
Don’t worry, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino aren’t going anywhere. But what if they were? Or even still, if they never played for Liverpool, which players are out there that fit the same profile and ability-level? Josh Williams and David…
Morning Bulletin: Premier League ruling Reds fans will love | Sancho update | Future of loanees | Sterling return
Apr 1 • 15 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Sean Bradbury joins Paul Wheelock to discuss stories involving a…
Academy Show: The top 10 young players coming through at Liverpool
Mar 31 • 36 min
Join Paul Wheelock and Matt Addison for an Academy Show with a difference. There is a wrap-up of where the Under-18s and Under 23s stood before the season was brought to a standstill; why the first of those two sides, in particular, will be keen for…
Morning Bulletin: Coutinho interest | Lovren’s choice | New Premier League return date | Bittersweet revelation
Mar 31 • 13 min
Welcome to the Morning Bulletin, a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, rounding up the big headlines from overnight concerning Liverpool FC. Today, Matt Addison joins Paul Wheelock to discuss stories involving…
Blood Red: Kane comments | ‘World Cup’ tournament to see season completed | Coutinho obsession
Mar 30 • 42 min
Following on from England captain Harry Kane’s comments that the Premier League should conclude the season, if the suspension of football continues into the mid-summer months, we’re here to debate that and much more. Guy Clarke is joined by Paul Gorst,…
Non League season cancelled: Reaction to FA decision to scrap season for Step 3 to 6 and what it could mean for Liverpool
Mar 29 • 30 min
On Thursday the FA announced step 3 to 6 of the non-league football pyramid would see their seasons ended immediately. Following that decision, it was also confirmed the seasons in each of those decisions would be declared null and void. Join Guy Clarke…
View from the Kop: Life without Liverpool, behind-closed-doors acceptance, and why title could taste even sweeter
Mar 28 • 29 min
Reds fans Ross Strachan and Matt Whitty join host Paul Wheelock to talk life without Liverpool, the prospect of finishing the season behind closed doors, and why that Atletico Madrid match at Anfield ever took place given the serious events that followed…
Blood Red: Klopp gives message of support, the ones that got away and support from Manchester United?
Mar 27 • 45 min
From Jurgen Klopp, to transfer tales of years gone by and also, ‘support’ from Manchester United. All bases are covered on the latest Blood Red podcast. Guy Clarke is joined by Paul Gorst, Sean Bradbury and Connor Dunn to talk through the latest news…
Poetry in Motion: League wait continues as dream transfer scenarios are weighed up
Mar 26 • 45 min
There’s no stopping Fitzy! Even with football suspended, Poetry in Motion continues on the Blood Red channel (with the thanks to modern technology). Joining Neil Fitzmaurice are Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill as they look back on a rather bizarre two…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal | The Rewatchables
Mar 25 • 53 min
For the latest Analysing Anfield we’re heading back to February 2014, as table-topping Arsenal came to Anfield only to be humiliated 5-1. With Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling all taking centre stage it was an afternoon on which Brendan…
Split Opinion: Raheem Sterling | His Liverpool departure and would you have him back at Anfield
Mar 24 • 21 min
It was eight years ago today that a 17-year-old by the name of Raheem Sterling was brought on for his Liverpool debut by Kenny Dalglish. In doing so, Sterling became the third youngest player in the Reds’ history, and over the next four seasons he went on…
Blood Red: Werner rumours addressed, why Wright was wrong about Gerrard, and Henderson awaits place amongst greats
Mar 23 • 33 min
Well, this was meant to be the Monday after the weekend in which Liverpool had won their first Premier League title. Despite that, the Blood Red podcast is here with your regular view on the latest Liverpool talking points. Guy Clarke is joined by Paul…
Red Memories: Swashbuckling Liverpool put six past Cardif as title charge ignites into life
Mar 22 • 30 min
With football suspended due to recent events, here on Blood Red we have a new offering for you in the shape of our Red Memories podcast. To kick us off, six years to the day from Liverpool scoring six down in the Welsh capital, Guy Clarke and Dan Kay look…
Ronny Rosenthal special | Former Red reflects on being in last squad to win the league title and joy at seeing Liverpool back on top
Mar 22 • 26 min
Thirty years ago today Ronny Rosenthal signed for Liverpool, initially on loan, before his move from Standard Liege was made permanent that summer for £1m. By then, he had already etched his name into Liverpool folklore. In a podcast originally published…
The Agenda: A bittersweet day for Liverpool fans as void left by football rightfully begins to take hold
Mar 21 • 12 min
There’s bigger things going on in the world right now but it’s only human if any Liverpool fan had thought themselves that today was going to be the day they finally got to see their side be crowned league champions once again. Just tws wins away from the…
Blood Red: Premier League to continue, Fernando Torres memories, and good and bad of Liverpool’s transfer dealings
Mar 20 • 41 min
With the news that Liverpool will get the chance to be crowned this season’s Premier League champions, the Blood Red podcast wonders whether the day every Reds fan has been waiting for will happen behind-closed-doors, and whether it will come with Jurgen…
Analysing Anfield: Transfer targets, Mohamed Salah and more | Q&A special
Mar 19 • 62 min
Should Liverpool target Jamal Lewis and Kai Havertz, what does Mohamed Salah bring, and what is Xg? All your questions are answered in the latest Analysing Anfield, even with Josh Williams and Dave Hughes both working from home! With football suspended…
Breaking news: Liverpool title hopes given boost as Premier League confirm season will be completed
Mar 19 • 2 min
Our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst reports on the breaking news as the Premier League announce that the 2019/20 season will be ‘extended indefinitely’. That means Liverpool will get the chance to win their first title in 30 years. The current…
Premier League clubs preparing for meeting as to how season can be concluded | Opposition clubs have their say
Mar 18 • 31 min
Despite what Karren Brady says about the Premier League season being null and void, ahead of a meeting between stakeholders on Thursday, March 19, we’re here with something a little different. Ahead of the meeting, Blood Red gets the mood from other clubs…
The Agenda: UEFA meeting reaction as Euro 2020 is postponed and indication given to season’s end date
Mar 17 • 13 min
Following the big UEFA meeting, we are here with reaction to what has come from European football’s governing body after they took the step to postpone the summer’s major tournament, Euro 2020. As well as altering the dates for the international football…
Football finance expert Kieran Maguire special | Premier League suspension, transfers, contracts, Nike kit deal
Mar 17 • 19 min
We speak to football finance expert Kieran Maguire to talk what impact the suspension of the Premier League and football across the world could have on Liverpool and fellow clubs. When will football return? Will Euro 2020 be cancelled? And what happens to…
Blood Red: Agendas everywhere as Liverpool play the waiting game
Mar 16 • 33 min
Football might be suspended, but the Blood Red podcast remains unaffected. Join Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Dan Kay and Matt Addison as they talk through the coming week, with Liverpool set to find out more about their Premier League future in terms of the…
The Agenda: The mood at Melwood as Liverpool put plans in place to deal with Premier League suspension
Mar 15 • 10 min
The Liverpool ECHO’s LFC correspondent Paul Gorst joins Matt Addison to talk about how the Reds players reacted to the news that they were being sent away from Melwood after the Premier League was suspended until April 3, at the earliest. Our man in the…
Allez Les Rouges: Football on hold as Reds made to wait for league title
Mar 14 • 42 min
With the coronavirus outbreak leading to the suspension of the Premier League, Liverpool’s wait to end 30 years without a league title has been put on hold. The Farm’s Peter Hooton is here with Joe Blott, Gerard Miles and Steph Jones are here to talk…
Blood Red: Respect for ‘humble’ Simeone and how Liverpool are dealing with the coronavirus outbreak as Premier League is suspended
Mar 13 • 36 min
Following the news Premier League football has been suspended due to the outbreak of coronavirus, the Blood Red podcast is here to fill you in on what it all means for Liverpool. Sean Bradbury is joined by Ian Doyle and Paul Gorst as they react to the…
BREAKING: Coronavirus outbreak sees Liverpool fixtures postponed as Premier League confirm season suspension
Mar 13 • 2 min
All Liverpool and Premier League fixtures have been suspended until 3rd April due to Coronavirus fears. A statement released this morning confirmed the Premier League, FA, EFL and WSL have collectively agreed to postpone the professional game in England.…
Analysing Anfield: Adrian errors as Atleti dump Reds out of Europe ahead of the derby
Mar 12 • 48 min
Liverpool’s long unbeaten run at Anfield is over, while their Champions League crown will not be retained this season thanks to Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. But was the Spanish outfit’s display a managerial masterclass, or is that suggestion a myth?…
Post-Game: Champions League reign ends at hands of Atletico Madrid following incident-filled extra time period
Mar 11 • 43 min
Liverpool’s grip on the Champions League is over after being knocked out at Anfield by Atletico Madrid. The Spanish side won 3-2 on aggregate after extra time was required following Gini Wijnaldum’s goal before half-time. With that the Reds won inside the…
Blood Red: Sheamus special | Supporting Liverpool, life as a WWE Superstar and which Reds player would make the best tag team partner
Mar 11 • 49 min
The big fella himself, WWE superstar Sheamus, was at ECHO HQ to chat to Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst about all things WWE, LFC and everything in between ahead of the Reds’ meeting with Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. The Irish-born Liverpool fanatic…
Behind Enemy Lines: Atletico Madrid wary of Anfield atmosphere with Diego Costa’s fitness in doubt ahead of Champions League showdown
Mar 10 • 12 min
Atletico Madrid visit Anfield on Wednesday night with a 1-0 lead from the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. Prior to the game, Blood Red heads Behind Enemy Lines as Guy Clarke gets the lowdown on how Atleti have been performing over the…
Press conference: Klopp on coronavrius concerns and Alisson and Henderson fitness | Robertson on how Liverpool can progress against Atletico
Mar 10 • 20 min
Jurgen Klopp and Andrew Robertson have both been speaking with the media ahead of Wednesday night’s crucial Champions League last-16 second-leg tie with Atletico Madrid at Anfield. Speaking first, Robertson was asked about his own fitness before speaking…
Road to Istanbul: Luis Garcia double helps Reds progress past Bayer Leverkusen through to last eight of Champions League
Mar 10 • 31 min
As Liverpool prepare to take on Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night at Anfield, back in 2005 it was a very different story for Rafa Benitez’s side. Leading 3-1 from the first leg three weeks beforehand, the Reds would go on to repeat the trick in Germany.…
Blood Red: Mohamed Salah claim as Liverpool’s best-ever Premier League player | Atletico Madrid Champions League showdown
Mar 9 • 51 min
It could yet be the week that Liverpool are confirmed as Premier League champions. But first, there is the small matter of a Champions League last-16 second-leg clash with Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid to get out of the way. Join Connor Dunn, Ian Doyle,…
The Agenda: City’s slip at Old Trafford brings coronation date closer into focus for Reds
Mar 9 • 6 min
With Manchester City losing the Manchester Derby at Old Trafford, 2-0 to Manchester United, Liverpool are just two wins from securing their first Premier League title. Having not won a league title since 1990, the Reds are now within touching distance of…
Academy Show: Harry Wilson career crossroads as Neil Critchley heads to Blackpool
Mar 8 • 50 min
With news Neil Critchley has moved on from Liverpool’s U23s to take on the Blackpool manager’s role, the Academy Show is back with plenty on offer. Guy Clarke and Matt Addison talk through all the major talking points, from Critchley’s decision to move on…
Post-Game: Record-breaking Reds come back to beat Bournemouth and move within three wins of the title
Mar 7 • 44 min
Welcome to the Post-Game podcast to react to Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Bournemouth at Anfield. It was a win that stopped the rot, if we can call it that, broke a league record, and more importantly, left the Premier League title tantalisingly close. Yes,…
Blood Red: Time for Adrian to step up as Liverpool look to get back on track
Mar 6 • 40 min
As Liverpool gear up for a huge week in their season, join Connor Dunn, Paul Gorst, Dan Kay and Matt Addison as they take a look back at Chelsea, and more importantly, look ahead to Bournemouth and Atletico Madrid as the Reds look to take another step…
Press conference: Alisson injury blow revealed as Jurgen Klopp previews visit of Bournemouth to Anfield
Mar 6 • 21 min
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed Alisson Becker will miss both Bournemouth and Atletico Madrid’s visits to Anfield having sustained a hip injury. The Brazilian is to miss both games having sat out against Chelsea in the FA Cup as a precaution. Klopp was also…
Behind Enemy Lines: Wilson’s and Ibe’s contrasting fortunes in a struggling season for the team Liverpool love to play
Mar 6 • 19 min
After being knocked out of the FA Cup by Chelsea, Liverpool’s Premier League campaign gets back underway on Saturday as they look to return to winning ways and take a step closer to the title with victory over Bournemouth at Anfield. Think the Reds are in…
Poetry in Motion: Parked buses, Timo Werner, and the future of Naby Keita and Xherdan Shaqiri
Mar 5 • 45 min
What can be done about Liverpool’s recent, and unexpected, struggles? Join Neil Fitzmaurice, Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn as they try and answer exactly that question. The trio discuss and analyse the defeats to Watford and Chelsea, with Fitzy wondering…
Analysing Anfield: ‘Invincibles’ tag gone but what has been behind Liverpool’s slump ahead of showdown with Atletico Madrid
Mar 4 • 52 min
With Liverpool’s unbeaten record and hopes of a treble this season now in tatters, where has it all gone wrong for the Reds and Jurgen Klopp? The defeats against Watford and Chelsea are dissected, before talk moves on to Bournemouth - the ‘ideal’ next…
The Agenda: What is behind Liverpool’s slump since the winter break as Fabinho’s struggles continue
Mar 4 • 12 min
Two defeats in two games. It seems almost unfathomable for Liverpool with the Treble hopes now gone after being eliminated from the FA Cup against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Sean Bradbury and Connor Dunn both look back on the recent showings following…
Post-Game: Treble dreams dashed as Liverpool exit FA Cup at hands of Chelsea
Mar 3 • 17 min
Goals either side of half-time from Willian – and of all players – Ross Barkley ensured Liverpool’s dream of winning The Treble came to and end as they were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea in the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge, which is exactly where we start this…
Blood Red: Defending Dejan, FA Cup debate and invincibility isn’t for everyone
Mar 3 • 48 min
Join Connor Dunn, Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer and Matt Addison as they reflect on the rarest of events: a Liverpool defeat in the Premier League. It was Nigel Pearson’s Watford - second-bottom in the table heading into the weekend - who ended their 44-game…
Press conference: Chelsea preview, Milner and Gomez injury update, Lovren defence
Mar 2 • 19 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to the media ahead of his side’s FA Cup fifth-round tie at Premier League rivals Chelsea. As well as previewing the Stamford Bridge clash, Klopp gives a fitness update on Joe Gomez, James Milner, Naby Keita and…
Breaking News: Neil Critchley leaves Liverpool U23s to take over Blackpool
Mar 2 • 5 min
Liverpool Under-23s boss Neil Critchley has left the club to take over as manager of League One outfit Blackpool. The 41-year-old has spent more than six years with the Reds and will arguably be best remembered for leading the youngest team in the club’s…
Post-Game: Liverpool’s 44-game unbeaten Premier League run ended by Watford
Feb 29 • 31 min
Welcome to the first Post-Game podcast since January 3, 2019 that’s reacting to a Premier League defeat for Liverpool. Yes, the Reds went down fair and square, 3-0 at Watford tonight, to see their 44-match unbeaten league run come to an end. It has to be…
Football finance expert Kieran Maguire on what Liverpool can do this summer - and why they’ll never have a better chance to knock City and U
Feb 29 • 23 min
Liverpool this week released a summary of their annual accounts, which showed a record £533m turnover, and a pre-tax profit of £42m, despite the fact the club spent £223m on players. So armed with those headline figures, Paul Wheelock picks up the phone…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s incredible financial results and a midfield poser for Klopp
Feb 28 • 36 min
Liverpool’s eye-watering financial accounts and the competition for a midfield starting spot between Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are the big talking points of the Blood Red podcast. Paul Gorst, Ian Doyle, Theo Squires and host Joe Rimmer also…
Jurgen Klopp on Jordan Henderson fitness, trip to Watford, and coronavirus precaution
Feb 28 • 15 min
Jurgen Klopp speaks to the media to preview Liverpool’s trip to Watford on Saturday. Klopp was also asked about the fitness of captain Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Xherdan Shaqiri, whether there’s a battle between Naby Keita and Alex…
Allez Les Rouges: Dark arts master Liverpool must overcome and how to get ultimate upper hand on Man Utd
Feb 27 • 46 min
The Allez Les Rouges podcast is back with host Peter Hooton joined by regular guest Ste Monaghan, singer Kieran Molyneux, and Brendan ‘Jockey’ Wyatt, owner of city-centre trainer shop Transalpino. They look back on the defeat to Atletico Madrid, and the…
Breaking news: Liverpool smash £500m mark in stunning financial results
Feb 27 • 3 min
Liverpool have announced a record £533m turnover after a stunning season that saw the club claim their sixth European Cup. The Reds have released their annual accounts for the year ending May 31 2019 – one day before the famous Champions League final win…
Analysing Anfield: The curious case of Naby Keita and his Liverpool career so far
Feb 26 • 52 min
Liverpool’s unbeaten record in the Premier League remains in tact. West Ham United were the latest team to be dispatched by the Reds, though it was far from comfortable on the night. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as they analyse that game in detail,…
Blood Red: Keita struggles as Alexander-Arnold takes up the mantle with captain Henderson missing
Feb 25 • 35 min
The Liverpool machine just keeps rolling on and on. And after their latest Premier League victory, which took the Reds to an incredible 26 wins from 27 this campaign, Paul Gorst, Connor Dunn, Caoimhe O’Neill and Theo Squires are here to discuss all things…
Post-Game: Trent sparkles as Hammers give Reds a test as more records are matched at Anfield for Klopp’s Red Machine
Feb 24 • 26 min
Not quite the resounding performance many were expecting, but Liverpool again showing another side to their game to come through and continue their winning run in the Premier League. West Ham seen off eventually 3-2 at Anfield, despite forcing the Reds to…
The Agenda: VAR here to stay as it plays havoc with Premier League weekend
Feb 24 • 15 min
Another weekend of Premier League action passes with VAR once again takes centre stage, time then on Blood Red to talk about the technology. There has been plenty of LiVARpool jibes thrown about throughout the course of the season, but with the Reds not…
The Academy Show: Young Reds face City in table-topping clash | Youngsters preparing for European adventures of their own
Feb 23 • 42 min
Liverpool’s U18s welcomed Man City’s youngsters to Kirkby on Saturday for a shootout at the top of the table with both sides vying for the league title. Despite City running out 4-2 winners, the Academy Show is here with all the news out of Kirby. Guy…
Poetry in Motion: Referee blunder as Anfield waits for revenge | Reds transfer desperation now a different story
Feb 22 • 47 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is backing with the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, as we react to the midweek defeat in Madrid - that’s right defeat for Liverpool, the audacity of it! After the 1-0 defeat in Madrid, Fitzy is joined by Caoimhe O’Neill and Matt…
Blood Red: How will Reds react to setback | Why Moyes’ West Ham should be wary of a Mane/Salah hammering
Feb 21 • 31 min
After a week in which Liverpool suffered just their third defeat of the season, the Blood Red podcast is here to react. Join Sean Bradbury, Joe Rimmer, Ian Doyle and Connor Dunn as they take a look back on the defeat to Atletico Madrid and what might…
Press conference: Klopp gives Jordan Henderson hamstring update, reaction wanted against West Ham and ‘cheeky’ letter to Man Utd fan
Feb 21 • 14 min
Ahead of Liverpool welcoming David Moyes’ West Ham United to Anfield on Monday night, Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference. After being brought off due to a hamstring injury on Tuesday night, during the Champions League…
The Agenda: Timo Werner adds fuel to Liverpool transfer links after match-winning display against Tottenham
Feb 20 • 9 min
Following his match-winning performance against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League, Timo Werner has increased speculation around a move to Liverpool. The RB Leipzig forward scored the only goal in the game as the German side took the advantage in…
Analysing Anfield: Atletico agony as Liverpool given rude awakening | How Reds get back into tie at Anfield
Feb 20 • 46 min
Liverpool’s Champions League crown slipped on Tuesday evening as Atletico Madrid moved 1-0 ahead in the first leg of their knockout tie. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as they look back on the defeat in the Wanda Metropolitano as the Reds returned to…
Blood Red: Liverpool left frustrated on return to Wanda as Atleti take advantage
Feb 19 • 14 min
Fresh from defeat at in Liverpool’s Champions League last 16 first leg away to Atletico Madrid, Blood Red is here to react. Join Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Joel Rabinowitz as they look back on the game, shortly after the full-time whistle in Madrid.…
Post-Game: Reds left to fight for Champions League crown after defeat in Wanda
Feb 18 • 41 min
Liverpool’s Champions League defence was dealt a blow in the first leg of their knockout tie with Atletico Madrid. Saul Niguez’s fourth minute opener enough to see off Jurgen Klopp’s champions on the stage they won the tournament last season. Join Guy…
Road to Istanbul: Reds begin knockout phase with a score to settle
Feb 18 • 35 min
Time to head back 15 years, as we get back on the Road to Istanbul, here on Blood Red. As the Reds get ready to start their knockout phase of the Champions League away to Atletico Madrid, back in 2005, Liverpool welcomed German side Bayer Leverkusen to…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp and Trent Alexander-Arnold on Atletico Madrid
Feb 17 • 26 min
Shortly after landing in Madrid, Jurgen Klopp and Trent Alexander-Arnold were whisked away to the Wanda Metropolitano, the scene of Liverpool’s sixth European Cup, to preview Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 first-leg clash with Atletico Madrid. And you…
Blood Red in Madrid: Wanda return, Simeone v Klopp, and how to set-up v Atletico
Feb 17 • 13 min
Join Paul Gorst, Ian Doyle and Joel Rabinowitz outside the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid as they look ahead to Liverpool’s Champions League first-leg clash with Atletico Madrid. Our reporters discuss the return to the scene of Liverpool’s sixth…
Atletico Madrid v Liverpool | Sid Lowe Special |Simeone, Felix, Costa and view from Spain on defending champions
Feb 16 • 26 min
We have a special Blood Red podcast ahead of Liverpool’s return to the Wanda Metropolitano to take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Caoimhe O’Neill speaks to leading Spanish football expert and historian Sid Lowe about the last-16 first-leg tie…
Post-Game: Holy Grail in sight as magic Mane sends Reds 25 points clear at top
Feb 15 • 26 min
17 straight Premier League victories. 25 points clear at the top of the table. This incredible Liverpool side rolled on with a 1-0 win at Norwich City thanks to a late goal from substitute Sadio Mane. Now the attention turns to the defence of the…
Behind Enemy Lines: Reds head to Carrow Road with young Canaries talent ready to fly the nest
Feb 15 • 25 min
With the mid-season break finally over, Liverpool return to Premier League action later on with a trip to Carrow Road to take on Norwich City. Despite sitting bottom of the Premier League table, the Canaries have drawn plenty of plaudits through the…
BREAKING: Man City BANNED from Champions League | What it means for Liverpool
Feb 14 • 7 min
Manchester City have been banned from European club competitions for the next two seasons and fined 30m euros (£25m) – but what could this mean for Liverpool?Kristian Walsh and Paul Wheelock discuss the ramifications of this huge breaking news, for both…
Blood Red: When does Klopp begin his Liverpool re-build as Anfield gets set for reconstruction
Feb 14 • 38 min
The football is back. After the mid-season break, Liverpool return to action in the Premier League away to Norwich City. The Reds travel to Carrow Road with the opportunity to move 25 points clear at the top of the table. Join the Blood Red podcast as we…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp on Mohamed Salah going to the Olympics? 250 games in and Milner and Mane to return
Feb 14 • 18 min
As Liverpool prepare to return to Premier League action, Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference. Ahead of the trip to Norwich City, the manager was asked about the possibility of Mohamed Salah playing in the Olympics with…
The Agenda: Sancho and Werner links scrutinised | Do the Reds need major investment in the summer window?
Feb 14 • 13 min
With speculation mounting over reported moves for Bundesliga-based duo Jadon Sancho and Timo Werner, The Agenda is back to discuss any potential moves. Join Connor Dunn and Caoimhe O’Neill as they look into any moves Liverpool may look to make for either…
Music, Madrid and beers with Klopp | Jamie Webster’s incredible story
Feb 13 • 39 min
His music, Madrid, beers with Jurgen Klopp – this is a must-listen with singer-songwriter Jamie Webster, whose version of Allez Allez Allez has been the soundtrack to Liverpool’s march to glory. Jamie popped into the Liverpool ECHO’s studio on Wednesday…
Analysing Anfield: The Norwich player Liverpool need – and sussing out Simeone’s Atletico
Feb 12 • 49 min
Join Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams as they discuss all the latest Liverpool news and stories from an analytical stand-point, including the Norwich City man that could - or even should - be a transfer target for Jurgen Klopp over the summer. They speak…
Allez Les Rouges: Norwich, Atletico, Coutinho and was Leicester on Boxing Day better than Forest in ‘88
Feb 11 • 41 min
The Allez Les Rouges podcast is back, with plenty of topics on the agenda for Peter Hooton and his guests, Ste Monaghan, John Nicolson and Gerard Miles, to discuss. The chat begins with a look ahead to Norwich City as Premier League action returns this…
Blood Red: Kylian Mbappe, Philippe Coutinho, the Champions League and much more
Feb 10 • 40 min
Liverpool might be in the middle of their winter break, but there is no stopping the Blood Red podcast. After the Reds had a rest over the weekend, not playing until next week when they travel to Norwich City, we asked you for your questions for the panel…
The Agenda: Man City fall victim to Storm Ciara - but what impact does it have on Liverpool’s title bid?
Feb 9 • 13 min
With Storm Ciara creating havoc in the Premier League, with Man City’s home game with West Ham United postponed due to the severe weather, we’re hear to talk through the impact it could have on Liverpool’s Premier League title bid. Sitting 22 points clear…
Alisson: The Complete Keeper | Insight and opinion into what’s made the Liverpool No 1 the world’s best
Feb 7 • 28 min
Alisson Becker has become the best goalkeeper in the world since arriving at Liverpool - and it is no coincidence that he is already a Champions League winner and will soon have collected a Premier League medal, too. Under Jurgen Klopp, the 27-year-old…
BREAKING: Adam Lallana to leave Liverpool in the summer
Feb 7 • 6 min
Adam Lallana is preparing to leave Liverpool. Lallana’s contract runs out in the summer and the Liverpool ECHO understands the Reds are not in discussions with the 31-year-old midfielder over fresh terms. That comes down to Lallana’s desire for regular…
Poetry in Motion: Liverpool’s winning ‘stench’ and why Jordan Henderson is the best midfielder in the world
Feb 7 • 51 min
With 24 wins from 25 in the Premier League this season, things cannot get much better for Liverpool FC. In this latest episode, Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Caoimhe O’Neill and Joe Rimmer to talk Southampton, Shrewsbury, Jurgen Klopp, potential…
Analysing Anfield: The crazy extent of Liverpool’s overperformance and which Red should be PFA Player of the Year?
Feb 6 • 48 min
The latest edition of the Analysing Anfield podcast is in, with Josh Williams and David Alexander-Hughes taking a tactical and analytical look at all things LFC. The talk began with a look back at the resounding win over Southampton, before it moved on to…
BREAKING: Premier League change dates for summer transfer window
Feb 6 • 11 min
With the Premier League clubs voting to change the dates of the summer transfer window, we’re here with immediate reaction to the decision. Connor Dunn and Ollie Connolly look back on how the altered dates for the previous two summers, how it has effected…
Blood Red: Curtis and the kids show their class as Reds begin march towards history
Feb 5 • 37 min
With progression through to the FA Cup Fifth Round after seeing off Shrewsbury Town at Anfield on Tuesday night, the Blood Red podcast is here slightly earlier than usual to react to the win. Join Guy Clarke, Matt Addison, Theo Squires and Dan Kay as they…
Post-Game: Kop kids Cup heroics see Shrewsbury beaten on night to remember
Feb 4 • 29 min
19 years, 102 days. That the average age of the Liverpool starting XI against Shrewsbury Town for the FA Cup Fourth Round replay at Anfield as the Reds booked a place in the Fifth Round. Join Guy Clarke for the Post-Game podcast as we bring you all the…
The Academy Show: Shrewsbury show-time for Liverpool’s young guns with Curtis Jones set to lead the way
Feb 4 • 39 min
Tonight with Liverpool’s first team squad away on their mid-season break, Neil Critchley’s youngsters will get chance to demonstrate their skills on the Anfield stage against League One Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup. Having been held 2-2 in the initial…
Blood Red: Saints sent marching, Pep’s title admission and opportunity knocks in the Cup
Feb 3 • 39 min
A resounding win over Southampton, Pep Guardiola’s recent behaviour and a look ahead to the Anfield FA Cup replay with Shrewsbury Town: it’s all discussed in the latest Blood Red Podcast. Host Dan Kay is joined by Blood Red regulars Ian Doyle, Sean…
Press conference: Neil Critchley on advice from Jurgen Klopp, Curtis Jones cup heroics and what to expect from youngsters against Shrewsbury
Feb 3 • 15 min
Ahead of the FA Cup Fourth Round replay with Shrewsbury Town at Anfield, Neil Critchley has been speaking to the media. In place of Jurgen Klopp, who like the first team will be away on a mid-season break, Critchley was quizzed ahead of the opportunity…
Post-Game: Henderson, Salah and Firmino star as incredible Liverpool go 22 points clear at the top
Feb 1 • 46 min
22 points clear at the top. 24 wins from 25 Premier League games… it’s getting harder to find the superlatives to describe this Liverpool team. But we will do our best on your latest Post-Game podcast. Join Paul Wheelock as we get the reaction from the…
Analysing Anfield Special: The 10 signings Liverpool could have made in the January transfer window
Jan 31 • 31 min
The January transfer window has closed and, as expected, Liverpool opted against adding to the signing of Takumi Minamino. But elsewhere across England and Europe, some very interesting deals have taken place. And in this special edition of Analysing…
Blood Red: Deadline days past and present - and the return of Danny Ings
Jan 31 • 31 min
Deadline day, Danny Ings and Southampton, and the form of Joe Gomez, Alisson and Jordan Henderson dominate talk on the Blood Red podcast. Paul Gorst, Theo Squires, Matt Addison and host Joe Rimmer also pick Liverpool’s best last-minute January transfer…
Press conference: Klopp on transfer strategy, delight for Danny Ings and pre-Southampton injury update
Jan 31 • 20 min
Transfer deadline day is upon us as we hear from Jurgen Klopp, who’s been holding his pre-match press conference ahead of Southampton’s visit to Anfield. On the agenda for Klopp, of course are transfers as he admits that Liverpool will be quiet on…
Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool aren’t lucky and FA Cup debate with Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman
Jan 31 • 43 min
With the story of the week centring around Jurgen Klopp’s decision not to take charge of Liverpool for the FA Cup Fourth Round replay with Shrewsbury Town, Allez Les Rouges are here to weigh in with their say. Peter Hooton is joined by Accrington Stanley…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s silent assassin coming to the fore as a former Red return to Anfield
Jan 30 • 47 min
Plaudits as always will find their way to Mohamed Salah, having scored during Wednesday night’s 2-0 win against West Ham United, but perhaps it’s time to talk about Roberto Firmino. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as they rule an analytical eye over…
Post-Game: Liverpool go 19 points clear at top of Premier League as title number 19 comes ever closer
Jan 29 • 34 min
Liverpool saw off West Ham with a routine 2-0 win down at the London Stadium to head 19 points clear at the top of the Premier League. Mohamed Salah’s penalty, added to by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain set the Reds on their way to victory down in the capital.…
Behind Enemy Lines: West Ham United, a club in trouble, on and off the field
Jan 29 • 15 min
You only have to take one look at the Premier League table to see that West Ham United are in a bit of bother. But it’s only after listening to Sam Inkersole that you realise just how much trouble the Hammers are in, both on and off the field. Sam covers…
Press conference: ‘Things have to change’ - Jurgen Klopp explains controversial FA Cup stance
Jan 28 • 23 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood today. It was supposed to preview Liverpool’s trip to West Ham United on Wednesday night. But inevitably, it focused on Klopp’s opinion-splitting decision to remove himself and his first-team players…
The view from Japan on Takumi Minamino and what kind of player Liverpool fans can look forward to
Jan 28 • 12 min
We don’t know if you’ve seen it, but there’s brilliant footage on our Blood Red YouTube channel of members of the Official Liverpool Supporters Club in Japan watching Takumi Minamino’s Reds debut together. If not, you can watch it by clicking HERE. And…
Blood Red: Jurgen Klopp’s FA Cup stance splits opinion as Shrewsbury earn Anfield replay
Jan 27 • 40 min
Hot on the heels of the 2-2 draw at Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup fourth round, the Blood Red podcast is here with all the fallout. After Jurgen Klopp openly told the media following the draw neither he nor his first team will feature in the replay at…
Post-Game: Reds squander two-goal lead to send Shrewsbury to Anfield for replay - but will Jurgen Klopp be there?
Jan 26 • 28 min
Two second half strikes from substitute Jason Cummings gives Liverpool a headache they could’ve done without. The two sides now set for a FA Cup Fourth Round replay at Anfield, during what was planned to be the winter break for Premier League sides. Join…
Behind Enemy Lines: Trent’s mate, an avenging Evertonian, and a club and town buzzing with excitement
Jan 25 • 23 min
No matter what team Jurgen Klopp names at New Meadow today, Liverpool will be favourites to progress to the last 16 of the FA Cup. But as we’ll find out over the course of this podcast, games like these are no strangers to Shrewsbury Town, and there will…
Charlie Adam talks Jordan Henderson, playing for Sir Kenny Dalglish and what it’d mean to see the Reds lift elusive league title
Jan 25 • 19 min
Join us on Blood Red as we check in with former Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam as he talks about his time at Anfield, his former Reds team-mates and what he makes of Jurgen Klopp’s side. Having arrived in the summer of 2011, during the same transfer…
Blood Red: Salah conundrum for Klopp as pack ready to rotate for FA Cup outing
Jan 24 • 48 min
Goalscorer against Manchester United to leading the line away at Wolves, Mohamed Salah as usual in centre of attention. Join the latest Blood Red podcast with Connor Dunn, Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and the ECHO’s Shrewsbury Tiwb-supporting Joe Thomas as they…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp emphatic response to ‘inevitable’ title win ahead of taking on Shrewsbury in FA Cup
Jan 24 • 8 min
Jurgen Klopp has been in front of the media once again, this time ahead of the weekend’s FA Cup Fourth Round tie with Shrewsbury Town. Less than 24 hours on from the win over Wolves at Molineux he was asked about the inevitability of Liverpool winning the…
Post-Game: Henderson-inspired Reds rally to see off determined Wolves side at Molineux as Bobby Firmino comes up with the winner
Jan 23 • 26 min
Not the most routine of wins, but the Reds got the job done. Roberto Firmino striking in the final 10 minutes of the match to see of Wolves, who levelled in the second half through Raul Jimenez cancelling out Jordan Henderson’s first half opener. Join Guy…
Behind Enemy Lines: Cauldron atmosphere awaits Klopp’s Reds at Molineux as Nuno’s Wolves look to level a score
Jan 23 • 29 min
Liverpool head to Wolves this evening to face Nuno Espirito Santo’s side less than a month on from the VAR laden game at Anfield. Ahead of the visit to Molineux join Guy Clarke as he gets the inside track on Wolves with their former goalkeeper Matt…
Analysing Anfield: van Dijk the defensive GOAT as Liverpool’s corner kings strike again
Jan 22 • 61 min
With Liverpool in full-flow, we’re got a packed Analysing Anfield coming your way. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as they review the win over Manchester United at Anfield and preview the Premier League trips to Wolves and West Ham. High up on the…
Press conference: Klopp gives injury update on Lovren, Shaqiri transfer latest and Oxlade-Chamberlain frustration claims
Jan 22 • 14 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of taking on Wolves on Thursday night in the Premier League. To start with Klopp was asked about the latest on his team news with Dejan Lovren, James Milner, Naby Keita and Xherdan…
Transfer talk: Mbappe rumours intensify, Werner links continue and will Shaqiri leave in January?
Jan 21 • 14 min
With just 10 days remaining of the January transfer window, join Guy Clarke and Paul Gorst as they discuss the latest Liverpool-related transfer rumours. Following on from Kylian Mbappe’s interview with the BBC, we discuss the possibility and crucially…
Blood Red: Liverpool are bound for the title - and how good it will be to see Jordan Henderson lift it
Jan 20 • 55 min
Join Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer, Theo Squires and host Connor Dunn for your must-listen Monday Blood Red podcast as they look back on Liverpool’s huge 2-0 win over Manchester United. It’s a win that has left even the most cautious of supporters believing that…
Post-Game: van Dijk and Salah step forward to send Reds 30-points clear of United and 16 -points clear at the top of the league
Jan 19 • 51 min
“We’re going to win the league” rang around Anfield as Salah stroked in Liverpool’s second to see of Manchester United at Anfield. A momentous evening in the title race as Liverpool move 16 points clear at the top, with a game in hand. Join Guy Clarke for…
View from the Kop: Gini, Pogba and the chance to do to United what United used to do to Liverpool
Jan 18 • 32 min
Welcome to the first View from the Kop podcast of 2020 as Liverpool fans Paul Philbin and Peter Harris join host Paul Wheelock for some pre-Manchester United listening. But before the trio get stuck into the visit of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to…
Behind Enemy Lines: Man Utd out to win the battle having conceded defeat in the war
Jan 18 • 23 min
Manchester United head to Anfield tomorrow as the only side to take points off Liverpool in the Premier League so far this season. Ahead of the meeting, we head Behind Enemy Lines to get an insight on the Reds’ next opponents. Join Guy Clarke as he speaks…
Blood Red: Big guns returning for visit of Man Utd as chance of a generation beckons to put them in their place
Jan 17 • 39 min
With Manchester United travelling down the M62 to Anfield on Sunday, the Blood Red podcast is here with the definitive say ahead of the action. Join Connor Dunn, Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Dan Kay as they talk through all the big talking points ahead…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp with Fabinho and Matip update, threats Man Utd pose and African Cup of Nations
Jan 17 • 23 min
Ahead of Manchester United’s visit to Anfield, Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference. Top of the agenda was whether or not Joel Matip and Fabinho are likely to return from injury with the German offering a fitness update on…
The LFC Family - The People Behind the Blood Red Podcast: Ian Doyle
Jan 17 • 73 min
Welcome to The LFC Family – The People Behind the Blood Red Podcast, where members of our main, Monday and Friday show sit down with members of their own family to talk about their love of Liverpool FC. And to kick us off, we have long-term Blood Red host…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s effortless win over Spurs, game for the ages to follow at Anfield and our transfer picks to look out for!
Jan 16 • 58 min
Following on from Liverpool’s record-breaking win over Tottenham and ahead of the visit of Manchester United to Old Trafford, Analysing Anfield is here with all the statistical and analytical information you need. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as…
Allez Les Rouges: A new Red Machine and hailing Sadio Mane, the perfect Liverpool player
Jan 16 • 50 min
Peter Hooton is back with the first edition of his Allez Les Rouges podcast of 2020. And he’s joined by regular guests Joe Blott and Kieth Culvin, as well as singer and musician Kieran Molyneux, as they hail the new Red Machine after the win of Tottenham…
Rhian Brewster’s Swansea career underway after full-blooded South Wales derby debut
Jan 15 • 14 min
As league debuts go being thrown into a South Wales derby within days of joining a new club has to be right up there. That’s exactly what faced Rhian Brewster on Sunday afternoon as his loan spell at Swansea began away to arch rivals Cardiff City. After…
Transfer talk: Xherdan Shaqiri exit rumours addressed and potential move for Jack Grealish examined
Jan 14 • 12 min
With the January transfer window upon us the rumour mill is in full swing with potential incomings and outgoings at Anfield. Join Guy Clarke as he put the latest rumours to the ECHO’s Chief LFC writer Ian Doyle to check out the validity of any of the…
Blood Red: Liverpool are so good - they haven’t even missed Fabinho
Jan 13 • 37 min
Liverpool’s 1-0 Premier League win at Tottenham Hotspur, and the different directions the clubs have gone in since the Champions League final in Madrid, kicks off another unmissable Blood Red podcast. Paul Gorst joins Caoimhe O’Neill, Matt Addison and…
Post-Game: Firmino fires remarkable, relentless Reds 16 points clear at top - and into record books
Jan 11 • 32 min
Welcome to the Post-Game podcast to react to Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur. Roberto Firmino’s fifth goal in his last six matches ensured the Reds opened up a remarkable and perhaps unassailable 16-point lead at the top of the Premier League.…
Behind Enemy Lines: Liverpool head to pastures new with Spurs still reeling despite change in the dugout
Jan 11 • 21 min
Ahead of Liverpool’s visit to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, join us on Blood Red as we head Behind Enemy Lines to get the lowdown on Spurs. Less than two months on from Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking football.london’s Tottenham reporter Rob Guest gives us…
Blood Red: More records in sight as Liverpool head to Spurs plus who could be the next star to shine in Klopp’s system
Jan 10 • 40 min
Liverpool return to Premier League action tomorrow with a first visit to Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium as the Reds eye another place in the record books. With 19 wins from the first 20 Premier League games Liverpool will be looking to break new ground…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp offers fitness update on Milner, Keita and Fabinho and asks where did Mourino play ahead of trip to Tottenham
Jan 10 • 22 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of Liverpool’s visit to Tottenham tomorrow afternoon. Ahead of the game, the German was asked a variety of different questions from the possibility of going through the entire…
Analysing Anfield: Jose Mourinho out to spoil Liverpool’s fairytale season
Jan 9 • 54 min
With Liverpool returning to Premier League action this weekend, Analysing Anfield is here to look ahead to the visit to Tottenham Hotspur. There is plenty for both Josh Williams and David Hughes to get through look back on the win over Sheffield United.…
The Agenda: Liverpool have been incredible – but is treble talk too soon?
Jan 8 • 20 min
Whisper it quietly, Liverpool look like winning the Premier League. Whisper it even more quietly, but can this incredible Jurgen Klopp team also defend the Champions League and lift the FA Cup? And become only the second English side after Manchester…
The Academy Show: Everton FA Cup win the perfect start to a big year for the Reds youngsters
Jan 7 • 25 min
The Academy Show is back – and what a time to return after Liverpool’s youngsters helped earn the club a famous 1-0 FA Cup win over Everton in Sunday’s Merseyside derby. Matt Addison joins host Paul Wheelock to talk the performances of Curtis Jones,…
Blood Red: Have we just witnessed Liverpool’s greatest Merseyside derby win?
Jan 6 • 50 min
My word it was good. But was the 1-0 victory that a much-changed, and largely inexperienced, Liverpool side achieved over a full-strength Everton in the FA Cup the club’s best-ever in a Merseyside derby? That is the big question asked by Sean Bradbury,…
Post-Game: Curtis Jones writes name into Anfield folklore with derby winner as
Jan 5 • 38 min
Curtis Jones is the man on everyone’s lips after his stunning derby winner to down Everton and send Liverpool through to the FA Cup Fourth Round. The Scouser’s strike into the top corner sent Jurgen Klopp’s youngsters through at the expense of Carlo…
Behind Enemy Lines: Everton head back across Stanley Park a month on from disaster at Anfield
Jan 5 • 22 min
Just 32 days from the last Merseyside Derby, Liverpool once again welcome Everton across Stanley Park. Back in December Marco Silva’s Toffees came unstuck, with the Reds running out 5-2 winners at Anfield. Ahead of the FA Cup Third Round meeting it’s…
Allez Les Rouges-Poetry in Motion: Jurgen Klopp, Carlo Ancelotti and the FA Cup derby
Jan 4 • 49 min
It was one of our best listens before Christmas - so Peter Hooton and Neil Fitzmaurice have decided to record a second joint Allez Les Rouges-Poetry in Motion podcast before they return to their respective shows next week. But unlike before Christmas,…
Blood Red: Captain leading Reds into the history books by example as latest Liverpool signing gets ready for his bow
Jan 3 • 38 min
Ahead of Sunday’s Merseyside derby at Anfield, the Blood Red podcast is here to give their thoughts ahead of the third-round FA Cup tie. But before getting onto the match with Everton, Connor Dunn, Paul Gorst and Dan Kay reflect on the Reds’ 2-0 home win…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp previews FA Cup Merseyside Derby with Minamino debut looming, Keita injury update and Brewster transfer news
Jan 3 • 22 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup Third Round tie at Anfield with Everton. Ahead of the game the manager has been giving the latest on the fitness of his squad with Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri,…
Post-Game: Mane and Mo keep Liverpool on course for the title as the Reds make it 12 months without defeat in the Premier League
Jan 2 • 35 min
Liverpool make it 12 months unbeaten in the Premier League with their 2-0 win over Sheffield United at Anfield, with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane the scorers in either half for the Reds. Join the Post-Game podcast to react to the latest win, Liverpool’s…
Behind Enemy Lines: A brilliant manager, a Scouse heartbeat, and a striking similarity to the world champions
Jan 2 • 21 min
A brilliant man-manager and tactician. Razor-sharp recruitment. A club and fanbase very much as one. Sound familiar? Well, for Liverpool, also read their first visitors to Anfield of the New Year, Sheffield United. Now it would take a brave man to bet…
Jurgen Klopp on January transfer plans, Takumi Minamino, Adam Lallana future and VAR
Jan 1 • 16 min
Jurgen Klopp faced the media on New Year’s Day at Melwood ahead of Liverpool’s match against Sheffield United at Anfield on Thursday. And here’s everything the Reds boss had to say. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Analysing Anfield: Breaking Brendan as Reds keep Wolves from the door and now out to blunt the Blades
Dec 31, 2019 • 49 min
With the celebrations on the horizon, enjoy our final offering from Blood Red before welcoming in the New Year with Analysing Anfield. Josh Williams is joined by Kristian Walsh to look back on the Reds’ final two showings of 2019, the Boxing Day rout…
Blood Red: VAR takes centre stage as Reds continue march towards title with January transfer rumours addressed ahead of window opening
Dec 30, 2019 • 54 min
Despite VAR trying to get in the way, Liverpool continue to take the headlines as the Reds continue their march towards a first Premier League title. Join Connor Dunn, Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Dan Kay as they look back on the 1-0 win over Wolves at…
Post-Game: Liverpool end the decade as the runaway leaders as World Champions beat Wolves in homecoming parade
Dec 29, 2019 • 32 min
Liverpool back at Anfield and the winning run continues. For the first time since winning the FIFA Club World Cup in Qatar, the Reds returned to Anfield in Premier League action as Wolves came to town. Sadio Mane’s 31st goal in all competitions throughout…
Blood Red: The Trent Alexander-Arnold show and Liverpool’s best ever Premier League performances
Dec 28, 2019 • 44 min
Following Man City’s slip against Wolves, Liverpool maintain their 13-point lead over Leicester City at the top of the Premier League, ahead of Wolves’ visit to Anfield. A day later than usual, the Blood Red podcast is here to react to the Boxing Day win…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp talks Liverpool’s unbeaten run, being wary of Wolves and Roberto Firmino’s return to goalscoring form
Dec 27, 2019 • 7 min
Straight off the back of that 4-0 demolition of Leicester City, Liverpool are back in action on Sunday as Wolves head to Anfield and prior to the game Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference. The Reds head into the game…
Post-Game: Liverpool thrash nearest-rivals Leicester to open up huge lead at the top
Dec 26, 2019 • 28 min
What an incredible performance. What an incredible team. Liverpool won 4-0 at nearest-rivals Leicester City on Boxing Day to open up a huge 13-point lead at the top of the Premier League - and we’ve got all the views covered in the Post-Game podcast as we…
Behind Enemy Lines: Leicester City, Jamie Vardy and the Jordan Henderson blueprint for James Maddison
Dec 26, 2019 • 15 min
FIFA Club World Cup in the bag, it’s back to Premier League action for runaway leaders Liverpool on Boxing Day - and what a match to return to. The relentless, unbeaten Reds head to a second-placed Leicester City side who know they have to win to stand…
The Agenda: Liverpool’s glorious 2019 - with the promise of more to come
Dec 25, 2019 • 9 min
If the Queen’s Speech is not for you, then why not join ECHO royalty, Sean Bradbury and Paul Gorst, for a special Christmas Day edition of The Agenda, where they look back on Liverpool’s glorious 2019, and look ahead to what could be an even more…
Analysing Anfield: Jordan Henderson, the player so many managers would kill for | Leicester City and Wolves previews
Dec 24, 2019 • 62 min
Some superb Christmas Eve listening, Reds? Then join Josh Williams and David Alexander Hughes for the latest episode of Analysing Anfield. Our tactical and analytical experts start by taking a deep dive into Liverpool’s FIFA Club World Cup final win over…
Press Conference: Klopp on Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ancelotti, Leicester, Minamino and more
Dec 24, 2019 • 19 min
Jurgen Klopp speaks to the media ahead of his table-topping Liverpool side’s massive Premier League match with second-placed Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Boxing Day. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Blood Red: The player just as important to the world champions as Virgil van Dijk
Dec 23, 2019 • 28 min
European and now World champions… little wonder it’s a buoyant Blood Red podcast (well, apart from the bit when Joe Rimmer loses it with Michael McIntyre and Robbie Williams). Joining Joe on your Monday must-listen are Caoimhe O’Neill and host Connor Dunn…
Post-Game: Reds crowned champions of the world as Firmino’s finish sees off Flamengo in Qatar
Dec 21, 2019 • 46 min
Liverpool are champions of the world. A new trophy for the Reds after beating South American champions Flamengo 1-0 in the Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar to win the FIFA World Club Cup for the first time in their history. Roberto Firmino’s…
Behind Enemy Lines: Reds looking to ruin Rio’s party of a lifetime as Flamengo look for repeat of 1981
Dec 21, 2019 • 27 min
A date with destiny awaits both Liverpool and Flamengo. Later the two meet in the FIFA Club World Cup Final in Qatar for the right to be called World Champions. Ahead of the match, Guy Clarke talks with Brazilian football expert Tim Vickery to get the…
Blood Red: Jurgen Klopp’s changing attitude to the FIFA Club World Cup
Dec 20, 2019 • 26 min
Our chief Liverpool FC writer Ian Doyle is joined by Chris Bascombe, the Merseyside football reporter for the Telegraph, and Mark Ogden, a senior football writer for ESPN, in Qatar to preview Saturday’s FIFA Club World Cup final between Liverpool and…
Press Conference: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp speaks before FIFA Club World Cup final v Flamengo
Dec 20, 2019 • 19 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to the media in Qatar before Saturday’s FIFA Club World Cup final between his European champions, and Flamengo, the South American champions. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Allez Les Rouges-Poetry in Motion special: Those relentless Reds, a seething Noel Gallagher, and Klopp’s Koulibaly question
Dec 20, 2019 • 49 min
We’ve got something special lined-up for you – for the second-year running it’s the combined Allez Les Rouges-Poetry in Motion podcast (Allez Les Motion? Poetry in Rouges?) as our brilliant hosts Peter Hooton and Neil Fitzmaurice are joined by John…
Analysing Anfield: How Liverpool can beat Flamengo and become world champions
Dec 19, 2019 • 53 min
Liverpool’s FIFA Club World Cup final against South American champions Flamengo is the big talking point of the brilliant Analysing Anfield podcast. But before Josh Williams and David Alexander Hughes get stuck into the huge showdown in Qatar, there is…
Post-Game: Bobby’s brilliance sets up Club World Cup date with destiny against Brazilian outfit Flamengo
Dec 18, 2019 • 34 min
As Liverpool book their place in the FIFA Club World Cup Final, the Post-Game podcast is here with all the reaction you need. Following on from the 2-1 win over Mexican side Monterrey, with Roberto Firmino’s delicate stoppage-time finish sending the Reds…
Behind Enemy Lines: Lowdown on the team out to stun Liverpool and put Mexican football on the map
Dec 18, 2019 • 24 min
Monterrey could not be in much better form going into tonight’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final with Liverpool. The CONCACAF champions are on a 14-game unbeaten run under returning manager Antonio Mohamed that has seen them move within two matches of…
Blood Red Qatar: Reaction to Jurgen Klopp and James Milner previewing Monterrey semi-final clash and significance of FIFA Club World Cup for
Dec 17, 2019 • 36 min
The Blood Red podcast is here, but with somewhat of a twist - coming from Qatar. Ian Doyle is joined in Doha by The Athletic’s James Pearce and Carl Markham from PA Media. The guys talk through there stay so far out in Qatar before getting to the matter…
Post-Game: Youngsters do themselves proud in Aston Villa Carabao Cup defeat
Dec 17, 2019 • 16 min
Welcome to the Post-Game podcast to react to Liverpool’s 5-0 Carabao Cup quarter-final loss at Aston Villa.Don’t let the final scoreline fool you – as it certainly did not reflect the performance produced by, what was, the youngest Liverpool team ever to…
FIFA Club World Cup preview: Reds chasing first world title in Doha - all you need to know!
Dec 17, 2019 • 37 min
Ahead of the FIFA Club World Cup getting underway, the ECHO’s chief LFC writer Ian Doyle has been out to Doha in Qatar on a fact-finding mission to find out what the travelling Reds’ fans can expect over there. Ian checks in with former Liverpool…
Blood Red: Liverpool last team Atletico Madrid wanted to face - not other way round
Dec 16, 2019 • 30 min
It’s a whistle-stop Blood Red podcast as Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Connor Dunn and Matt Addison shake off their Christmas Do hangovers (well, three of them) to preview the Carabao Cup quarter-final tie at Aston Villa and the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final…
Press Conference: Neil Critchley speaks before youthful Liverpool’s Carabao Cup tie at Aston Villa
Dec 16, 2019 • 14 min
Stand-in manager Neil Critchley’s full press conference ahead of Liverpool’s Carabao Cup quarter-final tie at Aston Villa. Liverpool’s line-up at Villa Park will be made up of players from Critchley’s Under-23s side. That’s because the Reds’ first team…
The Agenda: Opportunity knocks for Liverpool starlets Curtis Jones and Harvey Elliott
Dec 15, 2019 • 14 min
With Liverpool having parked their incredible Premier League campaign, focus now shifts to this week’s big matches in the Carabao Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. The Reds will have to send an under-23s team to Tuesday’s Carabao Cup quarter-final tie at Aston…
Post-Game: Superb Salah sends Liverpool 10 points clear at the top
Dec 14, 2019 • 30 min
10 points clear! Liverpool opened up that huge advantage at the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 home win over Watford - and which was followed by second-placed Leicester City dropping points in drawing 1-1 at home to Norwich City. Understandably,…
BOSS Nights around the world as Liverpool look to cap year to remember
Dec 14, 2019 • 19 min
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have been to, or at least be aware of, BOSS Night, which has grown from an open mic night in a small bar in Liverpool city centre to a huge fan movement that next week will stage a massive four-day event in…
Blood Red: Why the rest of the Premier League will be jealous of Liverpool as Reds get moving behind the scenes with new deal for Jurgen Klo
Dec 13, 2019 • 30 min
Jurgen Klopp’s new contract, Takumi Minamino set to sign for the Reds and progression into the knockout stages of the Champions League secured - it’s been some week at Liverpool. Here to dissect it all and analyse the latest out of Anfield is the Blood…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp talks new contract, Minamino links and injury update on Dejan Lovren
Dec 13, 2019 • 17 min
Fresh from signing his new contract extension, Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of the visit of Watford. On the agenda was why he decided to commit his long-term future to the club as well as the role his…
Jurgen Klopp signs new contract through to 2024
Dec 13, 2019 • 4 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has committed his long-term future to the Reds having signed a new contract through to 2024. Join Kristian Walsh and the ECHO’s Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst as they explain the significance of the breaking news. Having…
Analysing Anfield: What are the Reds getting with Minamino as Klopp and co get ready to make their move
Dec 12, 2019 • 48 min
With Liverpool set to make a signing, Analysing Anfield is here with the lowdown and insight you need as the Reds close in on Red Bull Salzburg’s Takumi Minamino. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as they explain the impact the Japan international could…
Liverpool ready to sign Red Bull Salzburg star Takumi Minamino
Dec 12, 2019 • 3 min
Liverpool are ready to sign Red Bull Salzburg star Takumi Minamino for a bargain £7.25m. The Japan international attacker caught the eye for Salzburg in their Champions League group-stage matches against Liverpool this season. And it is understood the…
The Agenda: Naby Keita coming to the party and who Liverpool can round of the Champions League
Dec 11, 2019 • 18 min
Following on from Liverpool’s 2-0 win away to Red Bull Salzburg, the Agenda is here to react to the Reds’ Champions League progression. After Naby Keita’s second goal in two games, Sean Bradbury and Theo Squires discuss the importance of the last two…
Post-Game: Liverpool show why they are champions of Europe with impressive Red Bull Salzburg win
Dec 10, 2019 • 36 min
The pressure was on - and the champions of Europe delivered. Yes, if Liverpool didn’t already know they were in for a game at Red Bull Salzburg, then they certainly realised that by half-time. But once the Reds emerged for the second half, they showed why…
Road to Istanbul: Steven Gerrard-inspired Reds write their names into Liverpool’s European history
Dec 10, 2019 • 31 min
A date with destiny awaits the Reds, sound familiar? Back in December 2004, Liverpool headed into the final group game of their Champions League campaign needing a win against Olympiakos. What would follow would write Steven Gerrard’s name into Liverpool…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson speak ahead of Champions League showdown with Red Bull Salzburg
Dec 9, 2019 • 11 min
Ahead of Tuesday evening’s Champions League decider against Red Bull Salzburg both Jurgen Klopp and captain Jordan Henderson have been speaking to the media. On the topic of questioning for the pair is the importance of the game with the Austrian side as…
Blood Red: The long-awaited Naby Keita explosion – and time to show Salzburg who’s boss
Dec 9, 2019 • 30 min
Our Liverpool FC reporting duo of Paul Gorst and Ian Doyle are joined by Chris Bascombe, the Merseyside football reporter for The Telegraph, and Carl Markham, of PA Media, for a special edition of the Blood Red podcast, recorded at Frankfurt Airport,…
The Agenda: Liverpool leading the way after ‘perfect’ Saturday leaves them 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League
Dec 8, 2019 • 19 min
Liverpool continue to lead the way in the Premier League following Saturday’s 3-0 away win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Join Guy Clarke and Joel Rabinowitz as they look back on what could prove to be a crucial day in Liverpool’s bid to end…
Post-Game: Keita taking his chance as Liverpool see off Bournemouth with routine win
Dec 7, 2019 • 34 min
Liverpool made it 15 wins from 16 Premier League wins as they saw off Bournemouth 3-0 at the Vitality Stadium. Naby Keita, one of seven changes made by Jurgen Klopp from Wednesday night’s 5-2 win over Everton took his chance grabbing the Reds’ second goal…
Allez Les Rouges: Klopp’s changes, unplayable Mane and relishing a busy December
Dec 6, 2019 • 43 min
Some perfect pre-match listening, Reds? Then we’ve got just the thing as John Nicolson, Steph Jones and Gerard Miles join Peter Hooton for the latest episode of the must-listen Allez Les Rouges podcast. Understandably, most of the focus centres on the…
Blood Red: Divock Origi developing into a key cog for Klopp, how much time has Keita got and Harry Wilson making progress at Bournemouth
Dec 6, 2019 • 34 min
Friday’s Blood Red is here - with plenty to get through. Join Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Theo Squires and Dan Kay as they look through the biggest Liverpool talking points. Looking back on Jurgen Klopp’s press conference ahead of the visit to Bournemouth,…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp talks about being Christmas No.1, van Dijk being “crowned by the king” and Origi’s importance
Dec 6, 2019 • 22 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of the Reds’ visit to Bournemouth on Saturday. On the agenda for the manager to talk about was the sacking of Marco Silva at Everton, how he plans to rotate his squad through…
Analysing Anfield: Kamikaze Silva, maturing Mane and strap yourself in for another Red Bull thriller
Dec 5, 2019 • 52 min
Still buzzing after the derby? Well, join our football scouting experts Josh Williams and David Alexander Hughes to dissect exactly how Jurgen Klopp’s much-changed side destroyed Everton 5-2. Marco Silva’s kamikaze tactics, Liverpool’s unusual targeting…
Post-Game: Divock’s derby double leads to more delight at Anfield as Everton are brushed aside
Dec 4, 2019 • 48 min
Is there any stopping Jurgen Klopp’s side right now? Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri coming into a side that saw five changes from the weekend’s win over Brighton and Liverpool see off Everton 5-2 at Anfield. Two fantastic goals for Origi with Shaqiri,…
Behind Enemy Lines: Blues head across Stanley Park with spotlight firmly on Marco Silva’s future
Dec 4, 2019 • 36 min
Derby Day is here. Nervousness or excitement, it’s a day where emotions certainly go into overdrive. Join Guy Clarke as he catches up with the ECHO’s Everton Reporter Adam Jones to get the lowdown on the Blues. We find out just why things have gone so…
Analysing Anfield: The underlying goal threat that’s keeping Liverpool top and are Everton are as bad as the league table suggests
Dec 3, 2019 • 49 min
Liverpool remain top of the table, after Virgil van Dijk’s double saw off Brighton and Hove Albion at Anfield. Following the latest 2-1 win, Analysing Anfield is here to look back on the win. Josh Williams and David Hughes talk through the numbers behind…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp previews Merseyside derby with Everton at Anfield
Dec 3, 2019 • 12 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of Liverpool playing Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield. Klopp spoke about Lionel Messi winning the Ballon d’Or with Virgil van Dijk coming second ahead of looking ahead to…
Blood Red: Adrian’s second act, derby record on the line and is the title race really already over?
Dec 2, 2019 • 40 min
Liverpool’s lead over champions Man City extended to 11 points on Saturday courtesy of the Reds 2-0 win over Brighton and Jonjo Shelvey earning Newcastle a point at home to City. Join Sean Bradbury, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill as they react to Jurgen…
The Agenda: Ballon d’Or preview as seven Reds are shortlisted for individual award
Dec 1, 2019 • 15 min
Tomorrow evening sees the Ballon d’Or award handed out, the award which recognises the best individual talent in world football. Seven Liverpool players are shortlisted for the award with Virgil van Dijk joined on the list by Alisson Becker, Mohamed…
Post-Game: van Dijk the hero as Liverpool hang on to go 11 points clear
Nov 30, 2019 • 34 min
Now breathe… and sit back, relax and enjoy all the reaction to another huge, hard-fought victory for Liverpool. With Paul Wheelock in the host’s chair, the Post-Game podcast kicks off with Paul Gorst’s verdict on the 2-1 win over Brighton at Anfield,…
Academy Show: Seven heaven and an opportunity knocks in Carabao Cup quarter-final for the youngsters
Nov 30, 2019 • 29 min
Having seen off Napoli with a stylish 7-0 win on Wednesday night, the Academy Show is back with your latest dose of news out of Kirby. Guy Clarke and Matt Addison delve through the big talking points including the continuing star performances of U23s…
Blood Red: How will Reds cope without Fabinho, favourite Take That songs and place in the record books in sight
Nov 29, 2019 • 36 min
The extent of Fabinho’s ankle injury has been confirmed with the midfielder set to miss up to eight weeks with ankle ligament damage. Join Guy Clarke, Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Matt Addison as they talk through the week’s big talking points and pick the…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp with Fabinho injury update, thoughts on Anfield Road expansion and tribute to Hillsborough families
Nov 29, 2019 • 17 min
Jurgen Klopp has been speaking to the press, ahead of tomorrow’s game with Brighton and Hove Albion. First of all, following Thursday’s verdict from court, Klopp pays tribute to the Hillsborough families and their tireless campaigning. The manager gives…
Blood Red: Anfield Road expansion explained as Reds look to expand Anfield to 61,000
Nov 29, 2019 • 13 min
Liverpool have announced plans to extend the Anfield Road stand to 16,000 seats as the Reds look to take the overall capacity at Anfield to 61,000. Join Guy Clarke as he speaks with the ECHO’s chief LFC writer Ian Doyle to get the lowdown on the plans and…
Poetry in Motion: Frustrating night at Anfield as Koulibaly’s Napoli leave Liverpool with work to do
Nov 28, 2019 • 44 min
Liverpool still have work to do in the Champions League after being held by Napoli at Anfield as Allez Les Rouges are here to react. Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Caoimhe O’Neill and Connor Dunn to look back over the 1-1 draw at Anfield. From the…
Post-Game: Klopp speaks on Fabinho’s ankle injury after Lovren secures point at home to Napoli in Champions League
Nov 27, 2019 • 32 min
Champions League qualification to the knockout stage isn’t secure, just yet. Liverpool coming from behind tonight at Anfield to draw 1-1 with Napoli as Dejan Lovren cancelled out Dries Mertens’ opener for Carlo Ancelotti’s side. One major issue for the…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s hidden levels and why it should be a straightforward week
Nov 26, 2019 • 42 min
Analysing Anfield is back, albeit a day earlier than usual, as Josh Williams and David Alexander Hughes look back on Saturday’s 2-1 win at Crystal Palace and this week’s double-header with Napoli and Brighton at Anfield. The late victory over Palace…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp and Andy Robertson speak ahead of Napoli clash
Nov 26, 2019 • 23 min
Jurgen Klopp and Andy Robertson were in front of the media on Tuesday afternoon to speak ahead of Wednesday night’s Champions League clash with Napoli at Anfield. Listen to exactly what they had to say here. For information regarding your data privacy,…
Road to Istanbul: Defeat in Monaco leaves Reds on the verge of European elimination
Nov 26, 2019 • 27 min
Back in the autumn of 2004 Liverpool were in a sticky position, sitting eighth in the Premier League and in a fight to qualify for the knockout stage of the Champions League. Ahead of matchday five, away in Monaco, both Milan Baros and Djibril Cisse were…
Blood Red: Reds leading the way, could it have been Ancelotti instead of Klopp and Brewster heading out?
Nov 25, 2019 • 33 min
Liverpool continue to set the pace in the Premier League, or is it LiVARpool? We’re only messing. Join Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst and Theo Squires as they look back on Saturday’s 2-1 over Crystal Palace, discussing VAR along the way of course. Also on the…
FIFA Club World Cup preview: What to expect from Qatar as Reds chase first world title
Nov 24, 2019 • 39 min
Ahead of the FIFA Club World Cup getting underway in December, Ian Doyle has been out to Doha in Qatar on a fact-finding mission to find out all about the venue, what Jurgen Klopp and the side should expect to see, and what the travelling Reds should fans…
Post-Game: Bobby to the rescue as relentless Reds march on with last-gasp Palace win
Nov 23, 2019 • 33 min
How’s the heart? Let’s face it, this Liverpool side put you through the wringer. But much more often than not, they come out on top. They find a way to win. They live up to the Jurgen Klopp moniker of mentality giants. Saturday afternoon at Crystal Palace…
Behind Enemy Lines: Palace set up to spring a surprise? What’s gone wrong with Zaha and remember Christian Benteke?
Nov 23, 2019 • 20 min
Liverpool, eight points clear at the top of the Premier League, return to action this afternoon as a trip to Crystal Palace awaits. Former Reds’ boss Roy Hodgson no less lays in wait for Jurgen Klopp’s side. Having won on each of the last four visits to…
Blood Red: What role does Shaqiri have at Liverpool, Hodgson the fun vampire and the Reds misfits at Palace
Nov 22, 2019 • 45 min
We’ve got some football to talk about! The international break is officially over as Liverpool gear up for their return to Premier League action away at Crystal Palace. Join Joe Rimmer, Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Theo Squires as they preview the trip to…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp discusses Mourinho’s Premier League return, van Dijk and Salah fitness update and Shaqiri’s Liverpool future
Nov 22, 2019 • 16 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of tomorrow’s return to Premier League action against Crystal Palace. Ahead of the trip to Selhurst Park, there is plenty on the agenda from Joe Gomez’s treatment by England…
Analysing Anfield: Trip to Hodgson’s Palace awaits, more of your questions answered and how Jose Mourinho will look to spoil Liverpool’s tit
Nov 21, 2019 • 40 min
The international break is almost over. Prior to the action getting back underway down at Selhurst Park, Josh Williams and David Hughes are here with your weekly tactical and analytical dose of Liverpool chat. They preview the game away to Crystal Palace…
Allez Les Rouges from Dublin: Liverpool’s golden title chance and how van Dijk became as influential as Gerrard
Nov 20, 2019 • 55 min
It’s a special edition of the superb Allez Les Rouges podcast, recorded in Dublin, before host Peter Hooton and regular guest Simon Hughes speak at a show about the latter’s excellent new book, There She Goes: Liverpool, A City on its Own: The Long…
The lowdown on Harry Wilson’s time at Bournemouth and those Ryan Fraser links
Nov 20, 2019 • 17 min
Darcy Williams speaks to Bournemouth Echo sports reporter Tom Crocker about how young Liverpool winger Harry Wilson is getting on during his loan spell at AFC Bournemouth. Are the 22-year-old’s performances as good as the goals he’s scoring for the…
The Agenda: Liverpool’s signing of the decade - Coutinho, van Dijk, Henderson, Mane, Allison or Firmino
Nov 19, 2019 • 15 min
Following on from our Blood Red End of Decade special, the Agenda is here with a similar feel. Join Sean Bradbury and Paul Gorst as they talk through Liverpool’s Signing of the Decade. From the effect the individual has had since 2010, predominantly under…
Blood Red Podcast: End of Decade Awards + Gomez, Robertson, Salah injury update
Nov 18, 2019 • 41 min
With it being the final international break of the year, and with the decade drawing to a close, we’ve done something a little different for the latest Blood Red podcast. Connor Dunn, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill sit down to hand out their end-of-decade…
The Agenda: Liverpool season so far power rankings
Nov 17, 2019 • 45 min
During the depth of the international break, we’re here with something a bit different on Blood Red: power rankings. Join Kristian Walsh and Dan Morgan for an extended Sunday edition of The Agenda as they talk through the Reds’ season so far. After 12…
WSL Merseyside derby preview: Liverpool Women welcome Everton to Anfield
Nov 17, 2019 • 26 min
Liverpool Women take centre stage this afternoon, as Vicky Jepson’s side welcome Everton Women to Anfield. To look ahead to the game Guy Clarke previews the match with Kathryn Batte to talk through the key issues heading into the game, the significance of…
Blood Red EFL special: Oxford United manager Karl Robinson speaks Ben Woodburn, Trent Alexander-Arnold, fixture congestion and Man City Cara
Nov 16, 2019 • 28 min
With the international break upon us we have chance to cast the net a bit wider and check in with other footballing matters, and this week sees Guy Clarke catch up with former Liverpool youth coach and now Oxford United manager Karl Robinson. There’s…
Blood Red: Joe Gomez Wembley fallout, Ox goalscoring spree and Trent’s midfield conundrum
Nov 15, 2019 • 37 min
After Joe Gomez was booed at Wembley during England’s 7-0 win over Montenegro at Wembley, there’s plenty to get into. Sean Bradbury is joined by Dan Kay and Chris Beesley to discuss the latest fallout from the incident which began earlier in the week…
Poetry in Motion: Man City left to battle for top four and why Sterling should get used to Anfield boos
Nov 15, 2019 • 46 min
Still revelling in Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Man City? Well this is the pod for you! Join Neil Fitzmaurice, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill for the latest Poetry in Motion as they take an extensive and reflective look back on the Reds win over Pep…
Analysing Anfield: How Pep’s Anfield plan backfired, season so far and is Gerrard the man to replace Klopp
Nov 14, 2019 • 71 min
Analysing Anfield is here to help get you through the international break. With time on their hands, Josh Williams and David Hughes take a reflective look back over Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Man City at Anfield. They delve deep into the statistics and…
The Agenda: How would Liverpool cope with injury to Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah
Nov 13, 2019 • 9 min
As Liverpool reach the international break both Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah have had injury concerns raised over them. Both were set to play for Scotland and Egypt respectively during the current break but neither are expected to feature for their…
The Agenda: Sterling v Gomez and how Anfield continues to get under Man City’s skin
Nov 12, 2019 • 18 min
Talk about it being quiet during the international break! The first day away on international duty and still Liverpool v Man City dominates after Raheem Sterling’s reported bust-up with Joe Gomez in the canteen at St George’s Park. Join Dan Austin and…
Blood Red: Midfield leading by example, Man City and Pep rattled - and VAR again!
Nov 11, 2019 • 37 min
Liverpool’s hold at Anfield over Man City continues, as the Reds went nine points clear of the champions and eight clear at the top of the Premier League. Blood Red is here to look back over the 3-1 win at Anfield and analyse the key aspects to victory.…
Post Game: Fabinho sets the tone as Reds see off City to move eight points clear at the top of the Premier League
Nov 10, 2019 • 40 min
Liverpool sit eight points clear at the top of the Premier League and nine points ahead of Manchester City, after beating the champions 3-1 at Anfield. Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane grabbed the goals as Jurgen Klopp’s men had too much firepower…
Behind Enemy Lines: Injuries, over-thinking and City’s fear of the perfect Anfield storm
Nov 9, 2019 • 33 min
Liverpool’s next opponents need little introduction. Manchester City were the team that pipped the Reds to the Premier League title last season and, in all likelihood, they are the team they will have to finish above this season if they are to end their…
The Agenda: Liverpool v Man City combined XI
Nov 9, 2019 • 22 min
Ahead of the huge match at Anfield tomorrow, the Agenda are hear to have their say on the top of the table showdown. Dan Austin and Dan Morgan from Liverpool.com preview the big game by going through their own combined XIs. How can you look beyond Trent…
Blood Red: Liverpool v Man City - Klopp and Pep analysed, how the rivalry has developed and why it’s time for Liverpool to go for the kill
Nov 8, 2019 • 45 min
Time for the game we’ve all been waiting for as City visit Anfield on Sunday with the Reds heading into the game six points ahead of reigning champions Man City. Join Sean Bradbury, Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Dan Kay as they look ahead to the table-topping…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp previews Man City, van Dijk update and Sean Cox to return to Anfield
Nov 8, 2019 • 19 min
Jurgen Klopp was in front of the media at Melwood to preview Sunday’s massive top-of-the-table Premier League clash with Manchester City at Anfield. The Reds boss talked his side’s rivalry with City and his respect for Pep Guardiola, and for Raheem…
Analysing Anfield: Why Liverpool must seize their chance against City and just why the Reds mess with Guardiola so much
Nov 7, 2019 • 74 min
Analysing Anfield is here to dissect and look into perhaps the biggest game in world football. Josh Williams and David Hughes are joined by the returning Kristian Walsh to bring you your statistical and analytical look at how the Reds have been…
Allez Les Rouges: The Robertson reaction that spoke volumes and a cup final - in November
Nov 7, 2019 • 47 min
Our build up to Sunday’s huge match with Manchester City continues apace on the Blood Red channel with the superb Allez Les Rouges podcast, hosted as always by Peter Hooton and featuring Ste Monaghan, who watches Liverpool home and away, and John Coleman,…
Poetry in Motion: Why Oxlade-Chamberlain must start v City on Sunday - and who needs to win the match more
Nov 6, 2019 • 46 min
Neil Fitzmaurice may be battling a severe case of man flu but that has not stopped him returning for his latest Poetry in Motion podcast, also featuring ECHO duo Caoimhe O’Neill and Paul Wheelock. After a quick look back on the Champions League win over…
Post-Game: Job done as Liverpool beat Genk to go top of Champions League group
Nov 5, 2019 • 20 min
There’s a good chance you will hear the phrase, ‘job done’, more than once on this podcast. And it really does best sum up the night’s work for Liverpool, who moved top of their Champions League group with a 2-1 victory over Genk at Anfied. We start by…
Road to Istanbul: Stephen Warnock reflects on breaking through at Anfield, Rafa’s man management and how his disappointment in Champions Lea
Nov 5, 2019 • 28 min
With Liverpool in Champions League glory once more tonight, Blood Red rewind for our now regular Champions League-themed pod, the Road to Istanbul. Celebrating and reflecting on Liverpool’s historic fifth European Cup triumph, we retrace the steps as Rafa…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s DNA and why it’s getting under Pep Guardiola’s skin
Nov 4, 2019 • 40 min
Pep Guardiola just loves talking about Liverpool, doesn’t he? And ahead of next Sunday’s massive match at Anfield, the Manchester City manager has aimed a fresh dig at Jurgen Klopp’s table-topping Reds. Little wonder, then, that Guardiola’s comments about…
Press Conference: Alisson and Klopp on Genk, Pep, Mane and Man City, VAR and more
Nov 4, 2019 • 29 min
Alisson Becker and Jurgen Klopp were in front of the media at Melwood on Monday afternoon to preview the Champions League clash at home to Genk - and much more else besides… For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Post Game: Liverpool overcome VAR as Mane grabs late winner at Villa Park
Nov 2, 2019 • 37 min
Sadio Mane’s stoppage time winner saw Liverpool complete a dramatic turnaround at Villa Park to remain six points clear of Man City at the top of the Premier League. Join Guy Clarke as he brings you all the reaction you need to the Reds’ latest comeback…
Behind Enemy Lines: Ray Houghton speaks Aston Villa, Dean Smith, Jack Grealish and how Liverpool are ready to end their title drought
Nov 2, 2019 • 25 min
As Liverpool prepare to head to Villa Park for the first time since February 2016, Behind Enemy Lines is here to bring you everything you need to know about this afternoon’s opponents. Ray Houghton, part of Liverpool’s last title-winning side, joins Guy…
Blood Red: How Jurgen Klopp deal with Fabinho selection dilemma, scheduling row and could Pep Lijnders be Klopp’s successor?
Nov 1, 2019 • 43 min
Following on from Jurgen Klopp’s press conference there’s only one place to start - the manager’s scheduling plea to the football authorities. With Liverpool facing a fixture backlog in numerous competitions Sean Bradbury, Paul Gorst and Theo Squires pick…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp on fixture scheduling, Matip and Keita injury update and Fabinho’s looming suspension
Nov 1, 2019 • 19 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his regular pre-match press conference ahead of taking on Aston Villa in the Premier League. Having reached the Carabao Cup quarter-final in midweek the manager speaks passionately about the issue of fixture scheduling, Trent…
Analysing Anfield: Midfield myth busting and why Trent Alexander-Arnold shouldn’t move into midfield
Oct 31, 2019 • 60 min
With three games in a week, Analysing Anfield is here to rule an eye over Liverpool’s wins over Genk, Tottenham and Arsenal in three different competitions. From the Champions League win over Genk, Josh Williams and David Hughes speaking about the…
Post Game: Kids rally to see off Arsenal after ten goals shared at Anfield
Oct 30, 2019 • 32 min
Liverpool are through to the quarter-final of the Carabao Cup after a pulsating tie with Arsenal at Anfield that went all the way to penalties. As if the 5-5 draw after 90 minutes wasn’t enough, Curtis Jones stepped up to take the decisive penalty to send…
Behind Enemy Lines: Arsenal in meltdown as Xhaka saga continues ahead of Anfield Carabao Cup visit
Oct 30, 2019 • 24 min
Arsenal head to Anfield tonight with a place in the last eight of the Carabao Cup on the line. Join Guy Clarke as he checks in with senior football writer James Benge from football.london to find out what’s going on at the Emirates. They talk through a…
Press conference: Pep Lijnders previews Arsenal, Matip, Shaqiri, Salah and van Dijk fitness update and importance of role models
Oct 29, 2019 • 19 min
Ahead of Wednesday night’s Carabao Cup Fourth Round tie with Arsenal at Anfield, assistant manager Pep Lijnders has been holding the pre-match press conference. He revealed both Joel Matip and Xherdan Shaqiri will miss the game through injury while…
The Agenda: How LeBron James, Drake and Serena Williams swung New Balance kit court case
Oct 29, 2019 • 15 min
During the past 10 days or so Liverpool haven’t just been focusing on their on-field activities with games against Manchester United, Genk and Tottenham, but also with what’s been going on off the pitch. Last week their court case with New Balance over…
Blood Red: ‘Nothing’ clubs, is Jordan Henderson still in Steven Gerrard’s shadow and Trent the creator
Oct 28, 2019 • 42 min
Following on from Sunday’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield, Blood Red is here to react to Liverpool latest Premier League win. Mohamed Salah may have clinched the winner from the spot, but plenty of the talk this week centres around the captain,…
Post-Game: Salah from the spot against Spurs - where have we seen that before as Reds keep up the pace at the top
Oct 27, 2019 • 43 min
Liverpool maintained their six point lead at the top of the Premier League as Mohamed Salah and Jordan Henderson’s goals completed a turnaround at Anfield after Harry Kane’s early opener. Join Guy Clarke as he brings you all the reaction you need,…
Behind Enemy Lines: Spurs heading to Anfield out of form but hoping to cause an upset after Madrid defeat leading to league slumber
Oct 26, 2019 • 22 min
Almost five months on from winning number six under the Madrid night’s sky, Liverpool face Tottenham Hotspur once again. Ahead of the meeting at Anfield this afternoon Guy Clarke heads Behind Enemy Lines to catch up with broadcaster and Tottenham Hotspur…
Blood Red: Repeat of Champions League final looms as Spurs head to Anfield
Oct 26, 2019 • 37 min
Liverpool lock horns with Tottenham for the first time since June’s Champions League Final in Madrid, sitting six points clear at the top of the Premier League. Join Dan Kay, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill as they react to Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press…
Academy Show: Neco Williams, Curtis Jones and the 16-year-old midfielder making an impression at Kirby
Oct 25, 2019 • 30 min
Paul Wheelock and Matt Addison return with the Academy Show, kicking off with a focus on Neco Williams, who started the week training with Jurgen Klopp’s first team before joining up with Barry Lewtas’s in-form U18/U19s for their UEFA Youth League win in…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp on Trent, Robertson and Matip fitness and Fabinho’s importance ahead of Tottenham’s visit to Anfield
Oct 25, 2019 • 16 min
Jurgen Klopp has been holding his pre-match press conference ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s visit to Anfield on Sunday as the Reds return to Premier League action. Following the midweek win over Genk in the Champions League Klopp was asked about a number of…
Allez Les Rouges: Three Reds and a Blue on VAR fallout from Old Trafford, Superman Fabinho and Spurs head to Anfield
Oct 24, 2019 • 47 min
Allez Les Rouges with Peter Hooton from The Farm is back with plenty to get stuck into. From Sunday’s draw at Old Trafford, in which VAR more than played its part to the midfield selection in Genk and even a look ahead to Tottenham’s visit to Anfield on…
Blood Red: Naby Keita providing the Euro soundtrack to the Reds’ midfield domination in Belgium
Oct 24, 2019 • 29 min
Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were both given their chance from the start in Genk last night, with both serving a timely reminder to Jurgen Klopp of their abilities to change the Reds’ point of attack. Join Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst, James Pearce of…
The Agenda: Klopp’s Liverpool midfield strong as an Ox following Genk showing
Oct 24, 2019 • 9 min
After his two-goal showing away to Genk in the Champions League, The Agenda centres around Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and in particular the strength of Liverpool’s midfield under Jurgen Klopp. Sam Carroll and Theo Squires look in more depth at the options…
Post-Game: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain stars as Liverpool beat Genk 4-1 in Champions League
Oct 23, 2019 • 23 min
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s first goals since his famous strike against Manchester City 18 months ago set Liverpool on their way to a comfortable 4-1 Champions League victory at Genk that was capped by brilliant efforts from Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah -…
Blood Red: Naby Keita, Jordan Henderson and a change in formation
Oct 23, 2019 • 24 min
Our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst and chief Liverpool FC Ian Doyle are over in Belgium to cover tonight’s Champions League match with Genk and, in this special Blood Red podcast, they are joined by David Lynch, who covers the club for the Evening…
The Road to Istanbul: Chris Kirkland - the man without a medal
Oct 23, 2019 • 27 min
Time for us to take the third step on the Road to Istanbul, as we reflect on Liverpool’s fifth European Cup success 15 years on. Join Guy Clarke and Dan Kay as they continue to re-trace the Reds’ path to the historic 2005 Champions League Final in…
Press Conference: James Milner and Jurgen Klopp preview Genk away in Champions League
Oct 22, 2019 • 20 min
Liverpool return to Champions League action on Wednesday evening, in their third group game in this season’s Champions League. Ahead of the match, Jurgen Klopp has been holding his pre-match press conference, along with midfielder James Milner. The…
Analysing Anfield: The midfield change Liverpool must consider if their flying full-backs are nullified
Oct 21, 2019 • 54 min
Manchester United came to do a job on Liverpool and, if it hadn’t been for Adam Lallana’s late strike, the runaway leaders would have suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season. But while the Reds snatched a 1-1 draw, does Jurgen Klopp need…
Blood Red: Old Trafford fallout, VAR & Martin Atkinson draw criticism and time for a midfield shake-up?
Oct 21, 2019 • 41 min
Following on from Liverpool 1-1 away draw with Manchester United, the Blood Red podcast is here with a considered view on the afternoon’s proceedings at Old Trafford. Joe Rimmer is joined by Ian Doyle, Dan Kay and Theo Squires to look back on the game as…
Post-Game: Adam Lallana to the rescue as Liverpool leave it late to draw at Manchester United
Oct 20, 2019 • 45 min
Welcome to the Post-Game podcast to react to Liverpool’s 1-1 draw at Manchester United. The Reds were heading for their first Premier League defeat since January after Marcus Rashford’s opener for United was controversially allowed to stand. But while…
Behind Enemy Lines: Ferguson, Woodward, Solskjaer and why Man United have been left behind by Liverpool
Oct 19, 2019 • 30 min
The two most successful clubs in English football go head to head at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon with plenty more than just pride at stake. An 18th consecutive victory for Liverpool would equal Manchester City’s Premier League record and, more…
View from the Kop: Alisson the difference maker and time to give United taste of own medicine
Oct 19, 2019 • 31 min
The View from the Kop Liverpool FC fans’ podcast is back as Paul Philbin and Peter Harris join host Paul Wheelock to preview Sunday’s massive match at Manchester United and assess Jurgen Klopp’s side’s incredible start to the Premier League season. Also…
Blood Red: Matip’s new deal, Reds’ record at Old Trafford and Klopp’s midfield selection dilemma
Oct 18, 2019 • 35 min
As Liverpool prepare to return to Premier League action, the Blood Red podcast is here to look ahead to Sunday’s trip to Old Trafford. Before getting onto the news out of Jurgen Klopp’s pre-match press conference, Joe Rimmer, Ian Doyle and Dan Kay react…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp previews Liverpool’s visit to Old Trafford
Oct 18, 2019 • 0 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp speaking to the media ahead of Sunday’s return to Premier League action against Manchester United at Old Trafford. The manager speaks about the occasion of heading to Old Trafford, the rivalry between the two club’s as well…
Analysing Anfield: Manchester United’s demise, ‘copying’ Liverpool and night and day between Klopp and Solskjaer
Oct 17, 2019 • 74 min
The international break is coming to an end, and what a game to return with: Manchester United v Liverpool. The Reds head to Old Trafford eight points clear in the Premier League and no fewer than 15 points ahead of Manchester United. Join Josh Williams…
Poetry in Motion: Man City’s Vincent Kompany mistake and why Liverpool shouldn’t rub United’s nose in it on Sunday
Oct 17, 2019 • 44 min
Kick-off the build-up to Sunday’s massive match at Old Trafford with the latest Poetry in Motion podcast, hosted as ever by Neil Fitzmaurice and featuring Theo Squires and Paul Wheelock. But before the panel get stuck into the Manchester United clash,…
Paul Ince special: Liverpool, Manchester United memories and how Jurgen Klopp’s side could be a force transformed
Oct 16, 2019 • 44 min
Ahead of Liverpool’s visit to Old Trafford on Sunday we’ve been down to London to speak with the only man to have ever captained both sides: Paul Ince. From his move to Anfield in 1997 from Inter Milan to how he came to leave just two years later, we talk…
The Agenda: From Hodgson derby despair to the best team in Europe
Oct 15, 2019 • 9 min
Nine years ago this weekend, just days after FSG’s takeover, Liverpool lost the Merseyside derby at Everton to slip to 19th in the Premier League table under Roy Hodgson. Fast-forward to the present day and Jurgen Klopp will take his Red Machine to…
Nine years of FSG ownership at Anfield: Sir Martin Broughton special
Oct 15, 2019 • 89 min
To reflect on nine years of ownership by the Fenway Sports Group, we’re turning the clock back not quite that far but to April 2017. Back then Andy Kelly and Neil Jones headed down to London to speak to former Liverpool FC chairman Sir Martin Broughton.…
Blood Red: Nine years of FSG - the good, the bad and the ugly
Oct 14, 2019 • 46 min
With this year marking the ninth anniversary of FSG’s takeover over at Liverpool, Ian Doyle, Dan Kay and Joe Rimmer look back at their Anfield reign. What happened before it, and what happened after it, their best and worst decisions, and the good, the…
The Agenda: Jurgen Klopp-Steven Gerrard Liverpool jigsaw
Oct 13, 2019 • 11 min
Is Steven Gerrard the natural replacement for Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool manager? With Klopp set to leave Liverpool in 2022 unless he signs a new contract, Sean Bradbury and Ian Doyle wonder whether Anfield legend Gerrard is the German’s successor in…
The Sancho-Havertz transfer jigsaw Liverpool can solve plus could Werner and Muller be on their way to Anfield?
Oct 12, 2019 • 28 min
Klopp, Firmino, Matip, Keita - the list goes on. During Jurgen Klopp’s reign as Liverpool manager, the Reds have built up strong links with the Bundesliga so here on the Blood Red podcast we bring you a Bundesliga special. Guy Clarke chats with German…
Blood Red: Milner, Keita, Eriksen, Alisson, fry-ups – your (mainly) Liverpool questions answered
Oct 11, 2019 • 53 min
We’re slap bang in the middle of the dreaded international break and, in need of inspiration, our Blood Red team turned to our loyal listeners – and you’ve certainly came up with the goods. In this special Q&A, Ian Doyle, Connor Dunn and host Dan Kay…
Allez Les Rouges: Klopp’s best moments, United’s Cup Final and winning records in sight
Oct 10, 2019 • 59 min
With Jurgen Klopp this week celebrating his fourth anniversary as Liverpool manager, Allez Les Rouges is here to have their say on the impact the German has had at Anfield. Host Peter Hooton is joined by Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman, Liverpool…
The Agenda: Liverpool in kit clash between New Balance and Nike
Oct 10, 2019 • 9 min
With success after success on the pitch for Liverpool, plenty of external parties have been watching on as competition now heats up over who will be the club’s new kit supplier. Current suppliers New Balance see their deal with the European champions come…
Analysing Anfield: How Klopp undid Rodgers’ Leicester and your questions answered
Oct 9, 2019 • 69 min
With the international break here, we saw this as the best time to answer your key questions on Analysing Anfield. Josh Williams is joined by David Hughes to look back over the Reds’ latest win, having seen off Leicester City 2-1 at Anfield. The guys…
The Agenda: Four years of Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool
Oct 8, 2019 • 15 min
To continue the theme, on the fourth anniversary since Jurgen Klopp took the reigns at Anfield, The Agenda is here to look back on his time with the Reds. Dan Austin and Joel Rabinowitz from Liverpool.com talk through the significance and importance of…
Jurgen Klopp’s first Liverpool press conference: From doubters to believers
Oct 8, 2019 • 23 min
To celebrate Jurgen Klopp’s fourth anniversary in charge of Liverpool, we’ve dug back through the archives to bring you the manager’s first press conference after taking charge. In October 2015 the Reds were sitting 10th in the Premier League as the…
Blood Red: Eight points clear - best Premier League weekend ever - and time to praise some unsung heroes
Oct 7, 2019 • 45 min
Last minute penalty winner, Man City lose, Man Utd lose, Everton lose - everything’s rosy heading into the international break. James Milner’s winner over Leicester City at Anfield is one of the week’s talking points as Joe Rimmer is joined by Paul Gorst,…
Post-Game: James Milner spot-on as Liverpool make it 8 wins from 8 to go 8 points clear
Oct 5, 2019 • 32 min
James Milner’s last-gasp penalty wrecked Brendan Rodgers’ return to Anfield as Jurgen Klopp’s Mentality Monsters marched relentlessly on with a 2-1 victory over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. It was a victory that maintained Liverpool’s perfect…
Behind Enemy Lines: Foxes ready to threaten Liverpool says former Leicester boss
Oct 5, 2019 • 24 min
After three weeks of waiting Liverpool are back at Anfield today in Premier League action. In their way will be the last team to stop Jurgen Klopp’s men taking all three points in a league fixture at home - Leicester City. Behind Enemy Lines is here to…
Blood Red: Rodgers set for Anfield return as Reds eye a 17th straight league win
Oct 4, 2019 • 48 min
Liverpool are aiming for an incredible 17th straight league win when they take on Leicester at Anfield this weekend but their hopes of extending their lead at the top of the table will face a stern examination from the in-form Foxes. Your Friday Blood Red…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp on Alisson boost, Rodgers return and why no cameras are allowed in the dressing room
Oct 4, 2019 • 17 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood this afternoon to preview Saturday’s Premier League clash with Leicester City. As well as giving his opinion on the return of former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers – who also happens to be Klopp’s landlord…
Analysing Anfield: Winning ugly, chaos at Anfield and the return of Brendan Rodgers
Oct 3, 2019 • 56 min
Two more wins for Liverpool, but in very different ways, Analysing Anfield is back to look over the Reds’ latest showings. Josh Williams is in the hosting seat once more alongside David Hughes as they delve into the statistics behind Liverpool’s wins over…
Poetry in Motion: The defensive problem one man can solve and making the case for Keita
Oct 3, 2019 • 45 min
Neil Fitzmaurice returns with his brilliant Poetry in Motion podcast to pick the bones out of Liverpool’s thrilling 4-3 Champions League win at home to Red Bull Salzburg – and preview the visit of Leicester City to Anfield and the return of Brendan…
Post-Game: Reds made to work as Salzburg scare the European champions
Oct 2, 2019 • 45 min
Liverpool have their first win of this season’s Champions League campaign, but that doesn’t tell half the story. After taking a 3-0 lead at Anfield, Jurgen Klopp’s side looked to be in cruise-control, only for the Austrian outfit to fight back. Mohamed…
Road to Istanbul: How Liverpool’s Greek tragedy set the stage for drama to follow
Oct 2, 2019 • 27 min
Ahead of Liverpool getting their second Champions League matchday underway against Red Bull Salzburg, our nostalgic look back on the Reds’ Road to Istanbul continues. As we rewind the clock to September 2004, Guy Clarke and Dan Kay take a look back on…
Behind Enemy Lines: The lowdown on the ‘new Ajax’ and the hottest young striker in European football
Oct 1, 2019 • 30 min
Now logic would suggest Liverpool will run out comfortable winners in their first home game of the Champions League campaign. But Red Bull Salzburg, Wednesday night’s visitors to Anfield, are not a side to be underestimated. They have won 11 of the 12…
Press Conference: Klopp on Carabao Cup issue, Haaland and Salzburg - Mane on Salah, Liverpool getting better and developing at Salzburg
Oct 1, 2019 • 14 min
Jurgen Klopp has been speaking to the media ahead of Wednesday night’s Champions League clash with Red Bull Salzburg at Anfield, with Sadio Mane also fielding questions ahead of playing his former side. Klopp gave injury updates on Joel Matip and Xherdan…
Academy Show: The next step for Curtis Jones and the strike duo more than filling the Paul Glatzel and Bobby Duncan void
Oct 1, 2019 • 22 min
Paul Wheelock and Matt Addison return with the latest episode of the Academy Show to reflect on an impending key appointment by Jurgen Klopp and the performance of the youngsters in the Carabao Cup, and in particular that of Curtis Jones. Matt also…
Blood Red: Finding a way to win, Fabinho best in the world and the Reds return home!
Sep 30, 2019 • 34 min
Liverpool continue their march at the top of the Premier League and following on from the latest league win, make that 16, at Sheffield United Blood Red is here. Connor Dunn is joined by Ian Doyle and Caoimhe O’Neill as they look back on the Reds’ showing…
The Agenda: Gini Wijnaldum, Liverpool’s big-game player
Sep 29, 2019 • 9 min
Our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn pay tribute to Liverpool’s match-winner against Sheffield United, Gini Wijnaldum. But as our duo go on to explain, Wijnaldum’s decisive strike at Bramall Lane should come as no surprise. For…
Post-Game: Liverpool’s Gini gets the rub of the green to down Sheffield United
Sep 28, 2019 • 28 min
Liverpool make it seven wins from seven, but not without a bit of fortune. The win at Bramall Lane sending the Reds eight points clear at the top of the Premier League prior to Manchester City’s visit to Everton in the late kick-off. Join Guy Clarke here…
Blood Red: The Liverpool youngster best-placed to force his way into Jurgen Klopp’s plans - and the James Milner no-brainer
Sep 27, 2019 • 38 min
After a youthful Liverpool side won 2-0 at MK Dons in the Carabao Cup, the Blood Red podcast starts by looking at which of the youngsters who impressed on Wednesday night have the best chance of now playing for the first-team sooner rather than later.…
Press conference: Klopp offers positive injury update on Alisson, Mane and Origi
Sep 27, 2019 • 16 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media this morning to preview Liverpool’s trip to Sheffield United – and here is everything he had to say. It includes very positive injury news on Sadio Mane, Divock Origi and, best of all, Alisson Becker, the form…
Analysing Anfield: Control at the Bridge, Salah’s successor and expecting mayhem
Sep 26, 2019 • 67 min
Two more wins in a week continue Liverpool’s fine start to the season, with Chelsea and MK Dons seen off in the Premier League and Carabao Cup respectively. Josh Williams is once again in the hosting chair, joined by David Hughes to rule their eye over…
The Agenda: Harvey Elliott and his incredible Liverpool debut
Sep 26, 2019 • 11 min
The latest episode of The Agenda is all about Harvey Elliott. How could it not be given the way the 16-year-old performed on his Liverpool debut? Elliott was superb as a youthful Reds side won 2-0 at MK Dons in the Carabao Cup. Exciting? It most…
Post-Game: Kids up for the cup as Klopp sings youngsters praises in MK Dons win
Sep 25, 2019 • 35 min
Liverpool have set up at Fourth Round Carabao Cup tie with Arsenal, after seeing off MK Dons 2-0. Five youngsters were handed starts as both Harvey Elliott and Rhian Brewster made their much-talked about debuts alongside Caoimhín Kelleher while Ki-Jana…
The Agenda: Klopp and Alisson ‘The Best’ - but how did van Dijk miss out to Messi?
Sep 25, 2019 • 11 min
Some swift pre-MK Dons listening? Well, we’ve got some for your right here as Liverpool.com duo Dan Austin and Joel Rabinowitz look back on Monday’s Best FIFA Football Awards in Milan, where Jurgen Klopp and Alisson Becker won huge individual prizes but…
Behind Enemy Lines: The Manchester United lesson Liverpool must be wary of - and how close Dele Alli came to arriving at Anfield
Sep 25, 2019 • 22 min
Now, if we’re being honest, tonight’s Carabao Cup clash at MK Dons will be nowhere near the top of the list when it comes to Liverpool’s biggest games of a season that promises so much. But the same cannot be said of the League One hosts, for whom it will…
Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool eyeing yet more history, significance of Chelsea win, Kids for the cup and Klopp recognition
Sep 24, 2019 • 45 min
15 straight league wins. Liverpool sit five points clear at the top of the Premier League, yet there’s more records to be broken. Peter Hooton is here with Allez Les Rouges, joined by Dan Kay, Joe Blott from the Spirit of Shankly and Ian Byrne from Fans…
Pep Lijnders Press Conference pre-MK Dons: talking tactics, Brewster and Elliott
Sep 24, 2019 • 24 min
With Jurgen Klopp having been in Milan to pick up the Best FIFA Men’s coach award, it was Pep Ljinders who addressed the media. And what an engrossing press conference it turned out to be as Liverpool’s assistant coach previewed the Carabao Cup tie at MK…
Blood Red: Adrian significance, set-pieces and VAR and League Cup rants!
Sep 23, 2019 • 32 min
Liverpool still sit five points clear at the top of the Premier League, after returning from Stamford Bridge with three more points on the board. Here Connor Dunn is joined by our Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst, Joe Rimmer and Sean Bradbury to look…
Post-Game: Liverpool ride out the storm to see off Chelsea at the Bridge with a little help from VAR!
Sep 22, 2019 • 37 min
Liverpool make it 15 straight Premier League wins after seeing off Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. Post-Game is here to bring you all the reaction you need. Join Guy Clarke as we check in with our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst as he delivers his…
Bolo Zenden speaks Liverpool/Chelsea rivalry, working with Rafa and how Gini Wijnaldum has become one of the Premier League’s best
Sep 22, 2019 • 26 min
Ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Stamford Bridge, here on the Blood Red channel we picked up the phone to get in touch with a man who’s turned out for both clubs. Remembered by the Kop for his penalty in the Champions League semi-final shootout in 2007,…
Blood Red: Why Liverpool need to improve top six record, tables turned in Chelsea rivalry and how important has Fabinho become?
Sep 20, 2019 • 25 min
Following just their third defeat this calendar year, Liverpool are ready to dust themselves off and go ahead as a trip to the capital to take on Chelsea beckons. Join Sean Bradbury, the Echo’s Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn as they…
Press Conference: Klopp on Fabinho, Chelsea-Dortmund comparison, and Origi, Alisson and Keita fitness
Sep 20, 2019 • 18 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media on Friday morning to preview his table-topping side’s trip to Chelsea on Sunday. As well as being asked his opinion on the Stamford Bridge outfit, and their new manager Frank Lampard, Klopp also spoke about…
Analysing Anfield: ‘Fraudiola’, is there a problem developing in midfield and why losing isn’t an issue
Sep 19, 2019 • 65 min
Liverpool sit top of the Premier League with five wins from five, so there’s no need to worry despite defeat to Napoli in the Reds’ Champions League opener. Josh Williams is joined, once more, by David Hughes for your weekly tactical and analytic look…
Poetry in Motion: Sharpening minds and why Liverpool are still crying out for Keita
Sep 19, 2019 • 46 min
We have a treat for you - the second Poetry in Motion podcast in as many weeks as Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Joe Rimmer and Paul Wheelock to look back on Liverpool’s 2-0 loss to Napoli and look ahead to this weekend’s trip to Chelsea. No-one is too…
The Agenda: Liverpool’s VAR Woes - and surely there must be a different way?
Sep 18, 2019 • 14 min
Liverpool have been on the wrong side of two big VAR decisions this week. A soft penalty was given for Napoli in Tuesday’s Champions League opener when Andy Robertson was judged to have fouled Jose Callejon, despite replays appearing to show minimal…
Blood Red: Defeat but no disaster, flourishing Fabinho, and how Adrian is embracing the pressure
Sep 18, 2019 • 22 min
It’s the morning after the night before and our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst and chief Liverpool FC writer Ian Doyle are back with their post-Napoli Blood Red podcast from a noisy Naples Airport. And they are joined by two voices very familiar to…
Post-Game: VAR takes centre stage as Liverpool lose Champions League opener against Napoli
Sep 17, 2019 • 34 min
The European champions fell to defeat as they began the defence of their crown in Naples on Tuesday evening. Jose Callejon’s fall under ‘minimal’ contact from Andy Robertson the game’s crucial moment before Fernando Llorente added a second after Dries…
Road to Istanbul 15 years on: Why Liverpool were heading into the unknown without knowing what was to come
Sep 17, 2019 • 32 min
Ahead of the start of the new Champions League season, Liverpool head into their latest European campaign, yet 15 years ago it was a very different story. As we celebrate the 15th year since Liverpool lifted their fifth European title in Istanbul join Guy…
The Agenda: Forget Real Madrid and Barcelona - Liverpool are now a final destination club
Sep 16, 2019 • 14 min
Reports linking Liverpool superstar Virgil van Dijk to Barcelona and Real Madrid are rubbished in the latest episode of The Agenda. According to a daily sports newspaper Spain, the La Liga giants are readying moves for the Dutch colossus, but as…
Blood Red: European adventures restart, the Anfield effect and big week ahead
Sep 16, 2019 • 22 min
Liverpool are gearing up for another season of European adventures and with it comes this special offering from Munich airport! Ian Doyle is joined by the Echo’s Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst as well as the Daily Mirror’s David Maddock and Daily…
The Agenda: Manchester City open the door for Liverpool and Rhian Brewster opportunity opens up
Sep 15, 2019 • 6 min
Liverpool sit five points clear at the top of the Premier League, following their 3-1 home win over Newcastle United at Anfield coupled with Manchester City’s shock 3-2 away defeat to Norwich City. Joe Rimmer is joined here by Ian Doyle, the Echo’s chief…
Can’s Turin troubles, the Juventus threat to Liverpool’s crown, and their links to Pep and Poch
Sep 15, 2019 • 34 min
It was a decision that looked questionable at the time but given recent events, it is one that now, privately at least, the player must surely regret. And that feeling will only be heightened when the Champions League returns next week. Liverpool, the…
Post-Game: Firmino fabulance, Salah’s slalom and should we sing more about Mane?
Sep 14, 2019 • 37 min
Five wins from five to start the new season. Liverpool came from behind to see off Newcastle United 3-1 at Anfield in the Premier League on their return from the international break. Post-Game is here to bring you all the reaction you need. Our Liverpool…
Behind Enemy Lines: How Newcastle are faring without Rafa and who is the Magpies’ secret weapon as they head to Anfield
Sep 14, 2019 • 33 min
We’re two weeks into September and the Reds haven’t kicked a ball - but that changes today. Premier League action returns as Newcastle United visit Anfield. Ahead of the game, Guy Clarke picked up the phone to Andrew Musgrove, host of the Everything is…
Blood Red: Meeting Klopp, back to action, and is it time to unleash Lallana and Shaqiri
Sep 13, 2019 • 36 min
Liverpool’s return to Premier League action is almost upon us. Before the visit of Newcastle United, the Blood Red podcast is here to take you through all the big talking points prior to kick-off. Host Joe Rimmer is joined by chief LFC writer Ian Doyle,…
Press conference: Alisson and Keita injury update as Klopp previews Newcastle’s visit to Anfield
Sep 13, 2019 • 15 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media to preview Liverpool’s visit of Newcastle United to Anfield on Saturday. The Reds boss also delivered a fitness update on Alisson and Naby Keita, his reaction to winning the Premier League manager of the month…
Michael Owen: His meteoric rise, that FA Cup final, the Treble and his regrets over never returning to Anfield
Sep 12, 2019 • 41 min
It’s fair to say, Michael Owen has been somewhat of a divisive character since leaving Liverpool back in 2004, but following the launch of his new autobiography, Michael Owen: Reboot, he joins us for a Blood Red special to give his account. From his rise…
Allez Les Rouges: Back to action at Anfield, Champions League defence and trademark latest
Sep 12, 2019 • 41 min
The international break is drawing to a close now, so with that brings Liverpool’s return to action. Ahead of Newcastle United’s visit to Anfield, Allez Les Rouges is here to go through the latest Liverpool talking points as the fixture list gets ready to…
The Agenda: Will Jadon Sancho’s progression lead to Rhian Brewster getting itchy feet?
Sep 11, 2019 • 17 min
Following on from Jadon Sancho scoring his first two England goals against Kosovo, could it lead to Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster eyeing the Anfield exit door? Having both been part of the same U17 World Cup winning squad with England back in 2017, Sancho…
Analysing Anfield: Van Dijk v Koulibaly and why Newcastle visit could be right time to re-introduce Shaqiri
Sep 11, 2019 • 60 min
Virgil van Dijk v Kalidou Koulibaly is just one of a number of big battles in Liverpool’s Champions League opener at Napoli. And in the latest Analysing Anfield, featuring Josh Williams and debutant David Alexander Hughes, they take a deep dive into…
Poetry in Motion: The ace up Liverpool’s sleeve - and why always Mario?
Sep 10, 2019 • 50 min
Poetry in Motion is back! Joining host Neil Fitzmaurice is ECHO duo Connor Dunn and Caoimhe O’Neill, and after they bask in the glory of Liverpool’s superb start to the season, they turn their attention to Manchester City and what Jurgen Klopp must do…
View from the Kop: Football’s Steve Smith, Fabinho’s growing influence, and the best Liverpool side of our lifetimes
Sep 10, 2019 • 34 min
Welcome to the first View from the Kop fans’ podcast of the season as big Reds Paul Philbin, Neil Macdonald and Peter Harris join host Paul Wheelock to talk Liverpool’s perfect start to the Premier League campaign and much more else besides, including:…
Blood Red: A test of strength, a cup clash, and the best and worst Liverpool signings of the decade
Sep 9, 2019 • 26 min
Not long now, Reds. Just five more days till proper football returns, with the visit of Newcastle United to Anfield kicking off a busy period of six games in 18 days for Liverpool. So which under-used (so far at least) members of Jurgen Klopp’s squad will…
The Agenda: The inside track on Virgil van Dijk contract claims - and assessing his Ballon d’Or chances
Sep 8, 2019 • 11 min
Liverpool supporters awoke to the news - well, certainly UK-based Reds - that Virgil van Dijk had agreed a new and improved long-term contract with the club. But, alas, while no-one would begrudge the imperious centre-back fresh terms, they are not true,…
Analysing Anfield: Long-ball Liverpool, Firmino’s explosion, and searching for the big clues
Sep 8, 2019 • 48 min
We all know how good Roberto Firmino has been so far this season for Liverpool, right? But as Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams uncover in the latest episode of the Analysing Anfield podcast, the brilliant Brazilian striker could be adding another facet to…
Blood Red: Solving Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri dilemma
Sep 6, 2019 • 42 min
Our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst joins Theo Squires, Caoimhe O’Neill and host Sean Bradbury for the latest Blood Red podcast. On the agenda includes an injury update from Gorsty on Alisson and Naby Keita, news of an unexpected boost via Theo, and…
The Fiorentina view on Bobby Duncan, the Napoli problem Liverpool can exploit, and a Manchester United manager in waiting
Sep 5, 2019 • 25 min
For our latest podcast Paul Wheelock speaks to Chloe Beresford, a freelance Serie A writer and broadcaster, about Liverpool’s Champions League opener at Napoli in 12 days time, and the problem the Italians must be solve before then; Bobby Duncan’s…
The Agenda: Out of favour with Juventus – but could Emre Can still do a job for Liverpool?
Sep 4, 2019 • 6 min
The grass is not always greener. Emre Can no doubt can testify to that. A year after choosing to let his Liverpool contract run down, he now finds himself seemingly unwanted by Juventus, the club he signed for on a free transfer. The Germany international…
Emile Heskey special: Treble winning season, partnership with Michael Owen, that night against Roma
Sep 4, 2019 • 56 min
Ahead of the launch of his upcoming autobiography “Even Heskey Scored”, we’re joined in the studio by Liverpool favourite Emile Heskey. Theo Squires and Joe Rimmer chat through the former striker’s best times in a Liverpool shirt from arriving as a…
The Agenda: How history could’ve looked differently on Michael Owen’s Liverpool career and his Twitter spat with Alan Shearer
Sep 3, 2019 • 12 min
Today’s talking point for our bitesize dose of Liverpool-related news centres around Michael Owen. Crucial to the 2000/01 Treble winning season, including taking the Ballon d’Or in the same year, Owen left for Real Madrid back in 2004. Here Dan Morgan and…
Blood Red: Burnley swatted aside, why there’s nothing to worry about between Salah and Mane plus two heading for an Anfield exit
Sep 2, 2019 • 43 min
Liverpool head into the international break having continued their winning start to the new Premier League season with a 3-0 win against Burnley. In doing so the Reds set a new club record for consecutive league wins, now standing at 13. Join Connor Dunn,…
The Agenda: Is Roberto Firmino the Premier League’s best ever Brazilian and importance of his compatriot
Sep 1, 2019 • 6 min
Liverpool remain top of the Premier League following their 3-0 away win at Turf Moor to see off Burnley. Amongst the scorers for the Reds was Roberto Firmino, who in doing so notched his 50th Premier League strike. In this offering of the Agenda, Joe…
Post-Game: Record-breaking and relentless Reds go back top with professional victory at Burnley
Aug 31, 2019 • 35 min
That’s a club record 13 straight league victories for the relentless Reds after they maintained their perfect start to the campaign with a comprehensive and professional 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening. But more importantly, even at this early…
Behind Enemy Lines: Why Dyche won’t change for anyone and what to expect of Burnley
Aug 31, 2019 • 30 min
Jurgen Klopp’s men travel to the Turf to take on Burnley later, defending the only 100 per cent record left in the Premier League. Visits to Burnley have been tough in recent times, despite the Reds’ strong record against Sean Dyche’s side. Here, Guy…
Blood Red: Patience needed for both Duncan and Shaqiri, Ox back in the England fold and what’s to come from Burnley
Aug 30, 2019 • 35 min
Ahead of the weekend’s football fix, Blood Red is here to preview Liverpool’s trip to Burnley. There’s a debutant in the hosting chair, in the form of Dan Kay, as he’s joined by our chief LFC writer Ian Doyle, Liverpool correspondent, both home and away,…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp previews visit to Burnley
Aug 30, 2019 • 25 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been holding his weekly media conference, ahead of taking on Burnley in the Premier League tomorrow. Listen here to the press conference as the manager talks about both Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker after they…
Blood Red: Champions League group stage draw reaction
Aug 29, 2019 • 22 min
We’re here with an impromptu edition of Blood Red to offer instant reaction to the UEFA Champions League group stage draw. With Liverpool drawing Napoli, RB Salzburg and Genk we cast an eye over the sides the Reds will face. Host Joe Rimmer is joined by…
Allez Les Rouges with Karen Gill, Bill Shankly’s granddaughter: Klopp’s dream fulfilled and a Champions League draw to savour
Aug 29, 2019 • 46 min
Peter Hooton has a very special guest on the latest episode of the superb Allez Les Rouges podcast - Karen Gill, granddaughter of the late, great Bill Shankly, the man who laid the foundations for the modern Liverpool. They are joined by regulars, Ste…
Academy Show: Lowdown on the 17-year-old training with Jurgen Klopp’s first-team - and previewing a Manchester double-header
Aug 28, 2019 • 24 min
The first Academy Show of the new season is here with host Paul Wheelock being joined by journalist, broadcaster and big Liverpool FC fan Matt Addison, who is a regular at Kirby watching the club’s U18 and U23 teams. Before they get stuck into what is a…
Adam Bogdan on life under Rodgers and Klopp, the likely and unlikely training ground stars, and the future for Liverpool
Aug 28, 2019 • 40 min
They say you have to be mad to be a goalkeeper. Well, Liverpool’s goalkeeping situation will have certainly been driving Jurgen Klopp mad so far this season. From injuries and howlers to shock transfers and penalty shootout heroics, it’s been a stark cry…
Analysing Anfield: The old Liverpool returns, conquering Europe again and bracing for Burnley
Aug 27, 2019 • 60 min
Liverpool were back in their pressing groove and both Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams are buoyed by what they saw at Anfield - although they both have an apology for feeling how they did before the game. Unai Emery’s diamond backfired, but the Reds had…
The Agenda: How would Liverpool react to Jurgen Klopp taking a sabbatical?
Aug 27, 2019 • 13 min
Your dose of bitesize LFC news is here once again as we discuss reports Jurgen Klopp is considering taking a sabbatical once his Liverpool contract ends in 2022. Dan Austin and Dan Morgan from Liverpool.com talk about the impact the German stepping away…
Blood Red: Klopp’s problem solvers, Matip’s contract, and Liverpool’s cleverest footballer since King Kenny
Aug 27, 2019 • 48 min
Just how good are Liverpool? Very good - as Saturday’s 3-1 win over Arsenal at Anfield proved. And the Blood Red podcast is back to analyse the impressive victory that maintained the Reds’ perfect start to the season and extended their lead at the top.…
The Agenda: Joel Matip and Liverpool’s best free transfers of all-time
Aug 25, 2019 • 13 min
Liverpool continue their 100 per cent start to the new Premier League season, following the 3-1 win over Arsenal at Anfield. Getting the scoring starting was defender Joel Matip and so here on the Agenda we discuss the Reds’ best free transfers of…
Post-Game: Liverpool go clear at top as perfect start continues with Arsenal dismantling
Aug 24, 2019 • 40 min
Three wins out of three to start the new Premier League season. Three points clear at the top. Five points clear of defending champions Manchester City. A club-record equalling run of 12 straight league victories stretching back to April. And all that…
Behind Enemy Lines: Pepe, full-back worries and a PR offensive - the view from the Emirates as perfect starts go on the line
Aug 24, 2019 • 36 min
Both Liverpool and Arsenal will go into tonight’s big match at Anfield boasting perfect starts to the new Premier League season. But it will be Liverpool who will be favourites to make it nine points from nine points – not least because of their recent…
Blood Red: Could Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain become the midfield kingpin, Arsenal threats and a trip down memory lane
Aug 23, 2019 • 38 min
Two wins from two, Liverpool welcome the only other side with a 100 per cent record in the Premier League to Anfield tomorrow as Arsenal come to town. Brought to you by your host Joe Rimmer, the panel discuss another busy week covering Liverpool, with…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp ahead of Arsenal’s visit to Anfield
Aug 23, 2019 • 18 min
Jurgen Klopp has been addressing the media ahead of tomorrow’s crunch clash with Arsenal in the Premier League at Anfield. The boss talks on a number of topics including: the Reds’ start to the new season, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s return to the first…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s big defensive risk, the glue of Firmino and Arsenal imitation
Aug 22, 2019 • 64 min
Top of the league, European Super Cup champions… but not everything is perfect at Liverpool right now. Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams delve deep into the debate over the Reds’ new defensive structure and figure out three things: what is it, why has…
Poetry in Motion: Why the Reds’ ‘slow start’ is a myth, an unhappy Shaqiri and could VAR play a part against Arsenal
Aug 22, 2019 • 46 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is here with the latest Poetry in Motion, with plenty to get through. Joined by Joe Rimmer and Theo Squires the guys get stuck in from the off as Arsenal visit Anfield on Saturday. First up is the idea Jurgen Klopp’s side are suffering…
Liverpool Moments Remembered: Mellor slays Arsenal’s invincibles
Aug 22, 2019 • 34 min
This Saturday, the Reds are back at home - as Arsenal visit for the tea-time kick-off. Two clubs steeped in history and a match that certainly is. From the title decider in 1989 - to last season’s 5-1 win, it’s a fixture that’s seen it all. This is a…
The Agenda: Jurgen Klopp’s retirement plan hint and the parallels with Pep Guardiola
Aug 21, 2019 • 10 min
It doesn’t bear thinking about - life after Jurgen Klopp. But the man who has masterminded Liverpool’s return to the summit of European football has cast doubt over whether he will remain at Anfield beyond his current contract, which expires in 2022. The…
The Agenda: The make-up of Liverpool’s midfield - and how Adam Lallana and Naby Keita fit into it
Aug 20, 2019 • 14 min
The focus of the latest episode of The Agenda is Liverpool’s midfield. Jurgen Klopp has rotated his options in the centre of the park for three of the first four games of the season - and looks set to do so again for Saturday’s visit of Arsenal to…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s go-to guy, defensive concerns, and why Man City and VAR is no laughing matter
Aug 19, 2019 • 48 min
It’s been a long week for our new chief Liverpool FC writer Ian Doyle, and for Dan Kay, after travelling to Istanbul and then Southampton to watch the Reds add to their trophy haul and maintain their perfect start to the season. But that does not stop the…
The Agenda: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and the difference he can make to Liverpool
Aug 18, 2019 • 10 min
sp9m7yw7You know Alisson Becker will be Liverpool’s number one once he’s back fit. We definitely know who the front three are. And Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold are guaranteed starters in the back four. But, with Jurgen Klopp…
Post Game: Reds continue fast-start to season despite Adrian error down at St Mary’s
Aug 17, 2019 • 31 min
In a week that saw the Reds clock up almost 4-and-a-half thousand miles prior to kick-off, this afternoon’s game always posed a threat to Liverpool’s fast start to the season. Goals from Sadio Mane - on his return to the south coast - before turning…
Behind Enemy Lines: The Alpine Klopp laying in wait for Jurgen’s men at St Mary’s
Aug 17, 2019 • 26 min
Fresh from victory in Istanbul, there’s no time to celebrate for Liverpool as they return to Premier League action at Southampton this afternoon. Join Guy Clarke as we head ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ with broadcaster and matchday presenter at Southampton,…
Blood Red: Party boats, your new LFC correspondent, Bobby’s influence and goalkeeping options
Aug 16, 2019 • 45 min
Following a week of highs, Blood Red is here to give a reflective look back on the Reds’ achievements. Having won the Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday night, Joe Rimmer is joined by your new LFC correspondent, both home and away, Paul Gorst and Dan Kay…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp talks Adrian, fixture scheduling and Southampton
Aug 16, 2019 • 17 min
Ahead of Liverpool’s return to Premier League action this weekend, manager Jurgen Klopp has been speaking in his pre-match press conference prior to the visit to Southampton. Touching on a freak ‘injury’ goalkeeper Adrian picked up during the Super Cup…
Allez Les Rouges: Is Istanbul the new Rome and is it time to unleash Rhian Brewster
Aug 15, 2019 • 50 min
Host Peter Hooton is back with the new season underway and is joined by regular guests John Nicolson and Kieth Culvin as well as musician Kieran Molyneux, who’s been part of the BOSS Nights across Europe. Reflecting on the Reds’ momentous fourth UEFA…
The Agenda: Super Cup success, Firmino appreciation and Adrian the hero
Aug 15, 2019 • 14 min
So the Reds have their fourth UEFA Super Cup following the penalty shootout win over Chelsea in Istanbul. To react, the Agenda is here, looking back on the latest historic European night in the rich history of Liverpool FC. Join Kristian Walsh and Joel…
Post-Game: An Istanbul shootout 14 years on to give Liverpool Super Cup success
Aug 14, 2019 • 49 min
So the Reds have their first piece of silverware this season in the bag. Istanbul, penalties - haven’t we heard that before. A game that started on Wednesday evening and finished on Thursday morning - and it wasn’t short on talking points. From Jurgen…
Behind Enemy Lines: Reds return to Istanbul against Lampard’s youthful Chelsea following loss of Eden Hazard for Super Cup showdown
Aug 14, 2019 • 27 min
Ahead of tonight’s game we take a look at Liverpool’s Super Cup opponents, Chelsea. Having suffered their heaviest opening day Premier League defeat going down 4-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford. With the club’s all-time top scorer Frank Lampard now…
Analysing Anfield: Getting defensive, hurting Chelsea, triggering Southampton and how much Alisson will really be missed
Aug 13, 2019 • 67 min
Liverpool enjoyed a near-perfect start to their Premier League campaign with a 4-1 win over Norwich City - but there have been some grumblings around their defensive display. Picking apart these concerns are Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams, who also look…
Blood Red Istanbul: Super Cup preview - do the Reds have anything to fear and Dejan Lovren future
Aug 13, 2019 • 35 min
Ahead of the UEFA Super Cup, Blood Red has hit the road, making the trip out to Istanbul prior to kick-off. Join Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Blood Red debutant Dan Austin from liverpool.com as they preview the game - and much more besides. Beginning by…
Blood Red: How will the Reds deal with their goalkeeping headache, is Lovren off and Mo memories
Aug 12, 2019 • 44 min
Following on from Liverpool’s opening night win on Friday against Norwich City, the Blood Red podcast is here for your comprehensive lookback on the weekend’s action. Sean Bradbury is joined by Connor Dunn and Caoimhe O’Neill to talk through the big…
The Agenda: Premier League is back, goalkeeping worries and City lay down marker
Aug 11, 2019 • 12 min
Premier League football is back following Liverpool opening the season on Friday night, seeing off Norwich City 4-1 at Anfield. Halfway through the opening weekend, the Agenda is here to reflect on what we’ve seen so far. Join Joe Rimmer and Theo Squires…
Post-Game: Liverpool open with routine win - but worries over Alisson fitness
Aug 9, 2019 • 27 min
The Premier League is back as Liverpool open the new season with a win over Norwich City at Anfield. Despite the goal glut as the newly promoted Canaries were put to the sword, goalkeeper Alisson was replaced before half-time, with Adrian coming on for…
Behind Enemy Lines: Championship champions, the Liverpool old boy pulling the strings and the diminutive Argentine threat
Aug 9, 2019 • 34 min
So, the new Premier League season is here and with that comes a look ahead to the opposition Liverpool face on the opening night. After waiting 9 weeks, 4 days, 22 hours and 3 minutes since the full-time whistle in Madrid sounded, the Reds are back in…
Blood Red: A summer of transfers (or lack of), pre-season predictions and Norwich City coming to town
Aug 8, 2019 • 49 min
The transfer window has shut, the new season is on our doorstep, it’s time to get ready for action. Theo Squires is joined by Dan Kay and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle to talk through a summer of transfer business with Sepp van den Berg, Harvey Elliott and…
Press conference: Jurgen Klopp on new season, VAR, Mane and Norwich
Aug 8, 2019 • 13 min
Ahead of the opening day of the season, Jurgen Klopp has been addressing the media. Speaking on Deadline Day, the manager has spoken about the Reds transfer policy through the summer. He also had words on the fitness of Sadio Mane, following his return…
The Agenda: Who are the movers and shakers on deadline day?
Aug 8, 2019 • 13 min
The final day to do business in the transfer market is upon us. A mad-dash, supermarket sweep-style is happening across the Premier League. Here, Dan Morgan and Joel Rabinowitz from Liverpool.com talk through Liverpool’s moves through the summer, or lack…
Poetry in Motion: A risk worth taking, season predictions and the opening night
Aug 7, 2019 • 47 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is here ahead of the new season getting underway to preview what’s to come over the next nine months ahead of the start of the new Premier League season. Joined by Connor Dunn and Caoimhe O’Neill, there’s plenty to get through ahead of…
The Agenda: Philippe Coutinho on the move?
Aug 7, 2019 • 14 min
With transfer deadline day just a day away, one name is on everyone’s lips: Philippe Coutinho. The former Liverpool midfielder has been linked with the exit door at Barcelona all summer and now a crowd of Premier League sides seem set to make a move.…
Analysing Anfield: Shooting at City, Liverpool’s next tactical step and expecting the unexpected against Norwich
Aug 6, 2019 • 58 min
The new season is upon us - or is it already here? - as Liverpool get set for another tilt at the Premier League title. Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams sit down to discuss Sunday’s penalty shoot-out defeat to Manchester City and ask: does it really…
The Agenda: How will history look back on Simon Mignolet’s Liverpool career?
Aug 6, 2019 • 12 min
Your weekday talking point today centres around Simon Mignolet’s Liverpool career. Following his move from Anfield to Club Brugge, Liverpool.com’s Dan Austin is joined by the Liverpool Echo’s Paul Gorst to rule an eye over the Belgian’s six-year stay with…
Blood Red: goodbye to Mignolet, hello to Adrian - and Community Shield reviewed
Aug 5, 2019 • 37 min
It may have ended in a penalty shootout defeat to Manchester City, but there is plenty to be optimistic following the Reds’ Community Shield showing. Blood Red look back over the curtain raiser as Sean Bradbury is joined by Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Theo…
Post-Game: Reds lose curtain-raiser on penalties despite giving champions City a scare
Aug 4, 2019 • 33 min
The curtain has been raised - the new season is here and of the evidence of what we’ve seen at Wembley in today’s Community Shield, it seems this year Liverpool and Man City are ready to go toe-to-toe once more. It may have ended in a penalty shootout…
Behind Enemy Lines: City’s spending, Liverpool’s lack of it, a Kompany-shaped hole, and an ominous return
Aug 3, 2019 • 24 min
Welcome to the first Behind Enemy Lines of the new season. If you’re a first-time listener, this is the podcast where we get the inside track on Liverpool’s next opponents… who just so happen to be Manchester City in Sunday’s Community Shield at Wembley.…
Life under Klopp, just how good van Dijk is, and unique insight into the power of Anfield
Aug 3, 2019 • 35 min
We had the pleasure of chatting to former Liverpool defender, and new QPR signing, Conor Masterson for our latest podcast. Speaking to Jonathan Higgins, the Republic of Ireland Under-21 international tells us his story of how he went from playing for his…
Blood Red: Harry Wilson, rivals’ transfer business and Community Shield showdown
Aug 2, 2019 • 30 min
Ahead of Liverpool starting their season in the Community Shield against Manchester City at Wembley Sean Bradbury, Paul Gorst, Connor Dunn and Ian Doyle (back from following the Reds across the globe) talk through the hot topics out of Anfield. Kicking…
The Agenda: Should Liverpool make a late move for Ryan Fraser?
Aug 2, 2019 • 12 min
With Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser linked with a £25m move to Liverpool Dan Austin and Joel Rabinowitz discuss the possibility of a move. Following the success of Andy Robertson, Gini Wijnaldum and Virgil van Dijk having arrived from Premier League sides…
Danny Guthrie: Anfield to Walsall - via Indonesia
Aug 2, 2019 • 15 min
Ahead of the new EFL season getting underway, we catch up with former Liverpool midfielder Danny Guthrie. Now with Walsall, the 32-year-old tells us all about growing up at Melwood, training alongside the likes of Steven Gerrard, Dietmar Hamann and Xabi…
Beers and advice from Jurgen, surprise visits from Kenny, a promotion against the odds, and now a new challenge
Aug 1, 2019 • 15 min
Welcome to your latest podcast on the Blood Red channel with a man who is not only a big Liverpool fan, but also one of the best young managers in the Football League, Ryan Lowe. Now you may remember the podcast we did with Ryan last summer before his…
The Agenda: The Harry Wilson dilemma
Aug 1, 2019 • 11 min
Following Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Lyon, focus turns to winger Harry Wilson and his future at Anfield. Join Dan Austin and Dan Morgan as they talk about the options the 22-year-old has after his spectacular individual strike against the French outfit.…
Post-Game: Super strike from in-demand Harry Wilson seals comfortable win for much-improved Liverpool
Jul 31, 2019 • 12 min
Isn’t it amazing what the return of world-class players can do for a team? With Alisson Becker, Naby Keita, Xherdan Shaqiri, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah thrown straight back into the starting line-up after returning to training, Liverpool rounded…
Analysing Anfield: Assessing Liverpool’s quiet summer, poor pre-season and the problem with Nicolas Pepe
Jul 31, 2019 • 63 min
Analysing Anfield is back! After a near six-week hiatus (due to Josh being on holiday, and then Kristian being on the US tour), the team are back to bring all the latest analytical and statistical discussion around Liverpool. In the second part of a…
The Agenda: Transfer merry-go-round - Dybala, Maguire and Pepe
Jul 31, 2019 • 17 min
Your daily dose of Liverpool-related news is back in it’s bitesize chunk looking into the latest major transfer rumours around the Premier League. Today Kristian Walsh and Dan Austin discuss the moves the Reds’ Premier League rivals are plotting as the…
Allez Les Rouges: The back-up striker who must start the season and a ‘PR own goal’
Jul 30, 2019 • 31 min
It’s the Allez Les Rouges podcast with a difference! Host Peter Hooton and regular guests Ste Monaghan, Kieth Culvin, John Nicolson and Joe Blott are holidaying in Sorrento and so watched Sunday’s friendly at Murrayfield alongside Napoli fans bar in a bar…
The Agenda: Dalglish, Gerrard… Origi - big Div’s place in list of Liverpool legends
Jul 30, 2019 • 11 min
Welcome to our new podcast on the Blood Red channel, The Agenda, a bite-sized look at Liverpool news and views before we serve up some of our established shows later in the day. And on this edition, Kristian Walsh and Dan Austin, of our new Liverpool.com…
Blood Red: Pre-season concerns, a veteran forward linked and a chance to lay a marker on Man City
Jul 29, 2019 • 36 min
Defeat to Napoli leaves the Reds having shipped 10 goals in their last four pre-season outings, so is there reason to be concerned? Joe Rimmer talks over the defeat to Napoli at Murrayfield with Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Theo Squires. Moving on from…
Press Conference: Klopp previews Community Shield clash v Man City and offers update on Alisson, Firmino and Salah
Jul 29, 2019 • 14 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was in front of the media this morning to preview Sunday’s Community Shield clash v Manchester City at Wembley. With the Reds off to France for a week-long training camp, the press conference was brought forward, and staged…
Post-Game: Poor pre-season form continues as sloppy Liverpool well beaten by Napoli
Jul 28, 2019 • 14 min
It is only pre-season, three of the big guns are back in training tomorrow, and it is only eight weeks since Liverpool were crowned champions of Europe. But the concerns that arose during the US tour very much remain after the Reds were beaten 3-0 by…
Jordan Henderson: The making of the Reds’ fifth European Cup winning captain
Jul 27, 2019 • 24 min
Eight weeks on sinceLiverpool made it six in Madrid, we catch up with Jordan Henderson’s former academy coach at Sunderland, Kevin Ball. Ball, who’s worked as a mentor through Henderson’s career, catches up with Blood Red a year on from reflecting on…
Blood Red: The need to dip into the transfer window, gearing up for the start of the new season and the Club World Cup inconvenience
Jul 26, 2019 • 41 min
Sam Carroll is joined by Sean Bradbury, Theo Squires and Caoimhe O’Neill to discuss the latest Liverpool-related issues as the US tour draws to a close. With pre-season coming to an end, the panel discuss the need for Jurgen Klopp to dip into the transfer…
Blood Red US Tour Diary #5: Winners and losers from Stateside stay and why what comes next is crucial for Liverpool
Jul 25, 2019 • 21 min
Welcome to the final Blood Red podcast. From America. Whereas last year’s tour of the US went swimmingly, 12 months on things did not quite go to plan for Liverpool, if not off the pitch, then certainly on it. Fittingly, then, our final dispatch from…
Post-Game: Liverpool wrap up US Tour with draw against Sporting Lisbon side inspired by Bruno Fernandes
Jul 25, 2019 • 16 min
So that’s another American tour over. After defeats to Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla, Liverpool wrapped up their stay in the States with a 2-2 draw at the Yankee Stadium in New York against a Sporting Lisbon side led impressively by their captain Bruno…
Blood Red: Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool transfer stance - and the James Milner contract message
Jul 24, 2019 • 26 min
Fancy some pre-match listening before Liverpool’s final friendly of their America tour? Well, you’re in luck as we’ve got a special transatlantic Blood Red podcast for you with Sean Bradbury and Connor Dunn back at the ECHO and Ian Doyle out in America.…
Poetry in Motion: Are Liverpool treading a transfer tightrope?
Jul 23, 2019 • 44 min
Just over two weeks are left in the summer transfer window without the Reds bolstering the first team squad, despite the arrival of 17-year-old Sepp van den Berg. So, as the clock ticks down should Jurgen Klopp be considering moves before the deadline…
Blood Red US Tour Diary #4: Why Rhian Brewster could have the edge in battle to be back-up to Liverpool’s big three
Jul 23, 2019 • 25 min
After South Bend and Boston, our reporting team of Ian Doyle and Kristian Walsh have headed to New York City where they met up ECHO old boy Neil Jones again to record their latest Tour Diary. Unsurprisingly, the big talking point is the horror tackle on…
Post-Game: Loss to Sevilla overshadowed by shocking red-card tackle on Liverpool youngster Yasser Larouci
Jul 21, 2019 • 18 min
Liverpool suffered a second straight defeat on their tour of America when they were beaten 2-1 at Fenway Park in Boston, the home of the club’s owners. And we can bet FSG, along with Jurgen Klopp, his players, and the Reds fans both in the ground and…
Blood Red US Tour Diary #3: Interviewing Jurgen Klopp and seeing why Liverpool is a club like no other
Jul 21, 2019 • 23 min
Our latest tour diary from America comes direct from our reporting team’s hotel - which, given the swelteringly hot temperatures outside, is probably the wisest decision. But is it the wisest decision for Sunday night’s clash between Liverpool and Sevilla…
Post-Game: Youngsters on target as Liverpool go down to Dortmund in first pre-season defeat
Jul 20, 2019 • 12 min
Liverpool’s first of three matches during their stay in the States ended in defeat in the early hours of Saturday morning (UK time) as they lost an exciting contest with Jurgen Klopp’s former club Borussia Dortmund 3-2 at the Notre Dame Stadium in…
Blood Red US Tour Diary #2: No pyro no party, no Mo no problem, and the thinking behind Liverpool’s transfer window
Jul 19, 2019 • 31 min
Ian Doyle and Kristian Walsh have made it to Notre Dame, Indiana for Liverpool’s opening US friendly and, despite a nightmare couple of days, and despite it being 11.42pm at night, they got straight down to business and recorded this, their second tour…
Blood Red: The questions that need to be answered on the US tour - and the one position Jurgen Klopp says he needs to fill
Jul 19, 2019 • 38 min
With Ian Doyle and Kristian Walsh out in America for Liverpool’s US tour, and our reporters back at base ready to work some strange hours indeed, we’ve got your Friday edition of the Blood Red podcast in the can early. Hosted by Sean Bradbury, and…
Sadio Mane’s march to the Africa Cup of Nations final in Mo Salah’s backyard
Jul 18, 2019 • 26 min
So the Reds have touched down Stateside ahead of gearing up for the upcoming title challenge in the Premier League. But away from Jurgen Klopp’s touring party are a few notable absentees - one of those being one of his high-flying wingers, who rather than…
Blood Red: Philippe Coutinho special - will he return to Liverpool? And do they need him?
Jul 18, 2019 • 29 min
He may have two La Liga titles, a Copa Del Rey and a Spanish Super Cup to his name, but privately at least, Philippe Coutinho must have regrets at the way his move from Liverpool to Barcelona has worked out. But while the man Reds fans affectionately…
Blood Red US Tour Diary #1: Missed flights, pre-seasons past, and young trio’s big Liverpool audition
Jul 17, 2019 • 16 min
This was supposed to be our ‘arrival’ podcast at Liverpool’s South Bend training base in Indiana. But missed and delayed flights mean Ian Doyle and Kristian Walsh, at the time of recording, find themselves hanging around in LaGuardia Airport. But their…
Allez Les Rouges: Dealing with being Liverpool’s next big thing and the former favourite who could turn one point into three
Jul 16, 2019 • 38 min
Counting down the days until the start of the season? Or still revelling in the fact that Liverpool are champions of Europe and what was a glorious weekend of sport? Allez Les Rouges host Peter Hooton and regular guests Ste Monaghan and John Nicolson are…
The Agenda: Sepp van den Berg, surprise signings and previewing the US tour
Jul 16, 2019 • 14 min
Hopefully you’ve heard by now, but we’re expanding Blood Red, particularly when it comes to video content. And one of the shows we will be shooting in the coming weeks will be called The Agenda, a bite-sized look at the latest Liverpool news and related…
Blood Red: Kent’s chances, the man for all seasons, and what’s going on with Liverpool’s goalkeepers
Jul 15, 2019 • 37 min
There may have been a Wimbledon classic and a scarcely believable Cricket World Cup final on Sunday but the Blood Red podcast is all about Bradford City 1 Liverpool 3 and the latest talking points from Anfield. In the host seat is Sean Bradbury, and…
Post-Game: Liverpool make it two wins from two on an emotional afternoon at Bradford City
Jul 14, 2019 • 9 min
Welcome to the Post-Game podcast to react to Liverpool’s win at Bradford City on Sunday afternoon. The 3-1 victory meant Jurgen Klopp’s side continued their perfect start to pre-season after winning 6-0 at Tranmere Rovers on Thursday night. But more…
Blood Red: Brewster’s unenviable position, a transfer dilemma solved, and how Liverpool are staying ahead of the curve
Jul 12, 2019 • 36 min
Forty days after the Champions League final - Liverpool are back! Back in style, too, as they swept aside Tranmere Rovers in their opening pre-season firnedly on a night that, according to our Blood Red panel, brimmed with possibilities. And what a panel…
Post-Game: Six-time champions of Europe start pre-season with six-goal victory
Jul 11, 2019 • 12 min
Close to six weeks since their sixth European Cup success, Liverpool were back in action on Thursday and fittingly they marked their return with a 6-0 victory over neighbours Tranmere Rovers. Ian Doyle and match-reporting debutante Caoimhe O’Neill were at…
View from the Kop: Liverpool’s sales pitch and just how many strikers does Jurgen Klopp need
Jul 11, 2019 • 38 min
How do you improve a squad that has just won the Champions League and recorded a club-record Premier League points tally? It’s a question Jurgen Klopp, Michael Edwards and Liverpool’s razor-sharp recruitment team will no doubt have the answer to, but it…
Poetry in Motion: Just how big a role Rhian Brewster can play - and why Liverpool have no need to sign superstars
Jul 10, 2019 • 45 min
Nearly six weeks since that glorious weekend in Madrid, the best team in Europe are back in action on Thursday night when Liverpool make the short trip to Tranmere Rovers for their first pre-season friendly of the summer. So what should Reds fans heading…
Behind Enemy Lines: Interview with Tranmere Rovers chairman Mark Palios ahead of friendly opener and meeting with Liverpool Champions League
Jul 10, 2019 • 25 min
Welcome to the first Behind Enemy Lines podcast of the new season. For new listeners, this is the podcast in which we get the lowdown on Liverpool’s next opponents, who just happen to be Tranmere Rovers. The League Two play-off winners will play host as…
Blood Red: What transfer business could say about Jurgen Klopp’s future - and the returning favourite set to be the star of the summer
Jul 9, 2019 • 34 min
It’s our first Blood Red podcast of the week - and our first since James Pearce upped and left us. Little wonder, then, that Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Sam Carroll are feeling a little sad. That, and hungover, too, after a long and lively leaving do…
Allez Les Rouges: Jurgen Klopp, the power of Anfield, and why Harry Wilson and the likes must be given a chance in pre-season
Jul 7, 2019 • 46 min
Peter Hooton is back with his brilliant Allez Les Rouges podcast and for this latest episode he is joined by journalist and author Brian Reade, George Sephton, who has been the stadium announcer and matchday DJ at Anfield since 1971, show debutant Peter…
Blood Red: The response to Manchester City, the stance on Origi, and what the future holds
Jul 5, 2019 • 32 min
It’s your Friday Blood Red podcast - AKA James Pearce’s last as the ECHO’s Liverpool FC correspondent. To steal the words from host Sean Bradbury’s brilliant intro, this is not ‘This is Your Life’ - that came on Wednesday when James sat down with Joe…
From the Barrow bench to working with his idol Steven Gerrard - former Liverpool youngster on his surreal year
Jul 4, 2019 • 19 min
About a year ago we caught up with Liverpool Under-23s goalkeeper Andy Firth to reflect on an unforgettable loan spell at Chester FC, which coincided with the club losing players left, right and centre - and very nearly going out of business. Safe to say…
What it’s really like to cover Liverpool FC: James Pearce looks back on his time reporting on the Reds for the ECHO
Jul 4, 2019 • 57 min
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard the news by now that our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce is leaving the Liverpool ECHO after 14 years - eight-and-a-half of which have seen him report on the Reds, both home and away. It…
Blood Red: The difficult position Keita finds himself in - and the Brewster question Klopp may need to answer
Jul 1, 2019 • 46 min
The good news: James Pearce and Ian Doyle are back on the Blood Red podcast after their well-deserved breaks following Liverpool’s glorious Champions League final victory. The bad news: It’s the last time the pair will appear on the pod together as ECHO…
Sepp van den Berg, Ki-Jana Hoever, Matthijs de Ligt and the Dutch talent pool Liverpool are tapping into
Jun 30, 2019 • 25 min
We’ve gone Dutch for our latest podcast on the Blood Red channel. With Sepp van den Berg becoming Liverpool’s first signing of the summer, Paul Wheelock picks up the phone to Dutch football expert Michael Statham to learn more about the 17-year-old…
Blood Red: The Bayern Munich move that should excite Liverpool - and the Klopp catalyst who is now one of the world’s best
Jun 28, 2019 • 35 min
The sun is shining, the weekend is here (for some of us, anyway)… little wonder, then, the latest Blood Red podcast, hosted by Connor Dunn and featuring Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Dan Kay, is positively upbeat. And if the fact that it’s Friday and…
Poetry in Motion: Keeping the faith in Liverpool’s ‘difficult’ summer - and the Coutinho and Torres lessons to be learned
Jun 27, 2019 • 46 min
After checking that - yes - Liverpool are still champions of Europe, and after giving Donald Trump and Boris Johnson a good kicking, Neil Fitzmaurice gets your latest Poetry in Motion podcast under way, joined by his regular sidekicks Joe Rimmer and…
How much Champions League win was worth to Liverpool, catching Manchester United, and what’s happening with Manchester City and FFP
Jun 26, 2019 • 34 min
You don’t need reminding what a successful season it has been for Liverpool and the strides that have been made under Jurgen Klopp. But while glory on the field is what it’s all about for supporters, there’s no getting away from the fact that what a club…
Why Liverpool would be right to move for Bruno Fernandes - and the story behind surprise link to Benfica rookie
Jun 25, 2019 • 17 min
Jurgen Klopp finds himself in the enviable position of not having to do too much tinkering to a squad that won the club’s sixth European Cup. That’s why reports connecting Liverpool to the likes of Matthijs de Ligt and Nicholas Pepe have so far been…
Blood Red: Remembering Fernando Torres and what next for Rafa Benitez as Liverpool’s left-back search continues
Jun 24, 2019 • 38 min
July is just a week away and Liverpool have yet to make their first signing of the summer. In contrast, it looks like Manchester City are about to get busy in the market with the big-money acquisitions of Harry Maguire and Rodri. But is our latest Blood…
Blood Red: Building Divock Origi’s statue, Kylian Mbappe and the Liverpool transfer shift that Reds fans will enjoy getting used to
Jun 21, 2019 • 44 min
The latest Blood Red podcast features host Joe Rimmer alongside Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Theo Squires and it’s dominated by a topic that gets fans’ pulses racing like few others - transfers.With Liverpool linked to a shock move for Kylian Mbappe…
Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool’s next star, the full-back question, and the Community Shield with a difference
Jun 20, 2019 • 58 min
It’s nearly three weeks since that unforgettable night in Madrid and we still can’t enough of talking about how Liverpool won European Cup number six. But how was it for the people who chronicled’ the Reds’ Champions League triumph? ECHO old boy, Neil…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s direct threats to further glory - and the no-brainer Kylian Mbappe
Jun 18, 2019 • 53 min
Think there is little to talk about during this dead period around Liverpool FC? Think again. Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams go off-course this week and analyse the clubs who will look to stop Liverpool lifting the Premier League title next season?In…
Blood Red: Why Man United and Chelsea’s problems won’t trouble Liverpool - and the transfer issues Klopp must solve this summer
Jun 17, 2019 • 41 min
The Blood Red podcast is back and the lads are discussing the Liverpool issues on all supporters’ minds right now.Host Sam Carroll is joined by Theo Squires, Chris Beesley and Joe Rimmer to ask all the big questions.How do Liverpool replace Simon…
What Barcelona and Real Madrid are doing about Liverpool’s Champions League win – and the true value of Alisson underlined
Jun 15, 2019 • 48 min
Welcome to the second part of our European special on the Blood Red channel to see how the leading clubs on the continent are going to react to Liverpool winning the Champions League. In part one, we spoke to writers who cover Ligue 1 in France and the…
Blood Red: The Dejan Lovren poser and why it’s Man City and not Liverpool who have more work to do in the market
Jun 15, 2019 • 31 min
With the 2019-20 fixtures out, are we now okay to call it ‘this season’? Even though ‘last season’ only ended two weeks ago with glory in Madrid? It’s a question Sean Bradbury, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill contemplate before getting stuck into the more…
Poetry in Motion: Why Klopp should be selective as top talent scramble to play for Liverpool
Jun 14, 2019 • 47 min
Think we’ve stopped crowing about Liverpool winning the Champions League yet? Well, think again Manchester City fans, Tottenham Hotspur legends or anyone else who is jealous of the Reds’ success, because we’ll be doing it for some time yet. That’s the…
Analysing Anfield transfer special: How Liverpool’s perfect summer shapes up
Jun 13, 2019 • 69 min
Liverpool may be champions of Europe, but that doesn’t stop interest in transfers being at an all-time high. But how does Liverpool’s recruitment work - and what does it mean for their work this summer transfer window? Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams run…
The Liverpool lesson Paris Saint-Germain need to learn - and why Werner, and not Pepe, Depay and Fekir, should be on Klopp’s shortlist
Jun 11, 2019 • 41 min
We very much doubt you need reminding but Liverpool were crowned European champions for the sixth time just under two weeks ago with their historic victory in Madrid sending out a massive statement of intent to the rest of Europe. So that got us thinking……
Blood Red: de Ligt, Depay, Fernandes, Origi and Wilson - Liverpool’s transfer roulette
Jun 11, 2019 • 47 min
We have talked and talked about European Cup number six - and we will take great pleasure in continuing to talk about it for years and years to come. But while that magical weekend in Madrid is still very much in our thoughts, our first Blood Red podcast…
View from the Kop: The indelible mark Jurgen Klopp will leave on Liverpool and why no transfer target is now beyond the club’s grasp
Jun 10, 2019 • 46 min
One week on from the incredible scenes that accompanied the Liverpool’s triumphant return to the city, with European Cup number six in the bag, Dan Kay and Paul Philbin join host Paul Wheelock for a View from the Kop fans’ podcast. Dan and Philbo were…
Allez Les Rouges: Back on their perch and now what Liverpool must do next - on and off the field
Jun 8, 2019 • 53 min
Our week of celebrations on the Blood Red channel continues with a must-listen Allez Les Rouges podcast. Host Peter Hooton is at full strength as he is joined by regular guests Ste Monaghan, Kieth Culvin, John Nicolson and Accrington Stanley manager John…
Blood Red: Sturridge’s fond farewell, the Lallana conundrum, and letting Champions League win sink in
Jun 7, 2019 • 28 min
Nearly one week on and the mood is still very much buoyant after Liverpool’s incredible Champions League final win. But have the events of Madrid really sunk in for you? That’s the question host Sean Bradbury asks Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill…
Analysing Anfield: The Jurgen Klopp masterclass which confirmed Liverpool as Europe’s best
Jun 6, 2019 • 60 min
Liverpool are champions of Europe. What’s more, they are the best team on the continent… and they look very hard to stop. That is the overriding feeling on the latest episode of Analysing Anfield with Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams, as the pair…
Blood Red Live in Liverpool: Join James Pearce, Ian Doyle, Peter Hooton and Neil Fitzmaurice to celebrate Liverpool becoming champions of Eu
Jun 6, 2019 • 73 min
The celebrations continued on Wednesday night as we staged our latest Blood Red Live, this time right here in Liverpool at the Baltic Market. Featuring our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce and reporter Ian Doyle, Peter Hooton, of our Allez Les…
Blood Red: Inside story of Liverpool’s Champions League win and homecoming parade
Jun 5, 2019 • 53 min
It’s the Blood Red podcast and Liverpool have won it six times. Host Sean Bradbury has done some Harry Redknapp-style wheeling and dealing to secure the services of pod debutant and news reporter Joe Thomas, who covered the final and parade in Liverpool,…
James Pearce on Sturridge and Moreno departures, possible replacements, and futures of Origi, Milner and Matip
Jun 5, 2019 • 20 min
Like millions of Reds fans all over the world, it was back down to earth for our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce when he returned to work at the office after a historic weekend in Madrid. But such is the nature of following the Reds, there is very…
The story of a BOSS party in the park as Liverpool’s supporters take over Madrid
Jun 3, 2019 • 20 min
Nothing will beat those scenes when Jordan Henderson got his hands on Liverpool’s sixth European Cup and lifted Ol’ Big Ears high into the Madrid sky to the utter delight of Reds supporters in the Wanda Metropolitano and all over the world. But that was…
Blood Red from Madrid: The start of a golden future and tribute to Liverpool’s ultimate role model
Jun 3, 2019 • 29 min
It’s 2.15 in the morning at the Wanda Metropolitano and, with their final copy filed and the last of the jubilant Liverpool players spoken to, James Pearce, Ian Doyle and Conor Dunn sit down to record a very special Blood Red podcast to react to…
Post-Game: Liverpool crowned kings of Europe for sixth time after beating Tottenham Hotspur to win Champions League
Jun 3, 2019 • 43 min
Liverpool are champions of Europe for the sixth time! The mighty Reds got their hands on the biggest prize in club football in Madrid on Saturday night when they beat Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano to win the…
Blood Red from Madrid: The moment Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have been building up to
Jun 1, 2019 • 27 min
So here we are, just a matter of hours away from the Champions League final, and just like Jurgen Klopp at his press conference at the Wanda Metropolitano on Friday afternoon, our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce and reporter Ian Doyle cut calm…
Rafa Benitez exclusive: James Pearce speaks to the last manager to win the European Cup for Liverpool
Jun 1, 2019 • 15 min
We have a very special podcast for you as our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce speaks exclusively to Rafa Benitez from Madrid. Rafa, of course, is the last manager to bring the European Cup back to Anfield after he masterminded the magical victory…
Fans in Madrid share their incredible stories about how they’ve got to the Champions League final 2019
Jun 1, 2019 • 16 min
For a special bonus episode of the Blood Red podcast, producer Michael Pearson went onto the streets of Madrid to find just a few of the incredible stories of how thousands of Reds have made the trip to the Spanish capital for the Champions League…
Press Conference: Andy Robertson, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jurgen Klopp speak to the media on eve of Champions League final
May 31, 2019 • 35 min
The time for talking is almost over - the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur takes place at the Wanda Metropolitano tonight. But we’re not done with our podcast offerings just yet. Our latest listen on the Blood Red channel is…
Blood Red from Madrid: A sea of Red, Klopp’s interesting change, and the midfielder to miss out
May 31, 2019 • 30 min
One day to go until the big one, the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Wanda Metropolitano, and the ECHO’s reporting team of James Pearce, Ian Doyle and Connor Dunn have arrived in Madrid. Connor actually got there…
Blood Red: What Champions League final means for Klopp’s legacy and his two selection dilemmas
May 30, 2019 • 42 min
With just two days to go until Liverpool’s Champions League showdown against Spurs, it’s a Blood Red podcast fuelled by equal measures of nerves and excitement. Host Sean Bradbury is joined by Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Dan Kay for a last look ahead…
Blood Red Live in Dublin: Join James Pearce, Ian Doyle, Steven Daly and Philip Egan for the perfect pre-Champions League final listen
May 30, 2019 • 44 min
The Blood Red podcast took over Dublin on Wednesday night with hundreds of Irish Reds packed into the Dtwo bar for an exclusive live event in association with Carlsberg. It was a superb evening of Liverpool FC chat and the perfect warm-up to Saturday’s…
Analysing Anfield: Champions League final special
May 29, 2019 • 59 min
The Champions League final in Madrid is upon us as Liverpool aim to become six-time champions of Europe against Tottenham Hotspur. Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams offer all the tactical and statistical analysis you need on this special episode, with the…
View from the Kop: Time for Klopp’s Liverpool to take what’s rightfully theirs – and why it has to be the Firmino final
May 29, 2019 • 47 min
Just four days now till the big one, and before Dan Kay and Paul Philbin pack their things and head off on the journey to Madrid, the season-ticket holders join host Paul Wheelock for a View from the Kop fans’ podcast. Saturday’s showdown with Tottenham…
Poetry in Motion: The big Liverpool Champions League change - and the Fabinho move straight from the van Dijk playbook
May 28, 2019 • 51 min
Have a look at the Premier League table. Liverpool lost just once; Tottenham Hotspur 13 times. There was a 26-point difference between the teams. Surely, then, the Champions League final should be a foregone conclusion? That’s the question that Neil…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp, Joel Matip and Gini Wijnaldum pre-Champions League final press conference from Melwood
May 28, 2019 • 46 min
It’s media day at Melwood to kick start the build-up to Saturday’s mouthwatering Champions League final against Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur. And before journalists got the chance to watch the Reds in training and put questions to members of…
From Firmino’s late winner to miracle of Anfield - James Pearce on Liverpool’s road to Madrid
May 28, 2019 • 32 min
It’s getting close now. But before the build-up to Saturday’s Champions League final really kicks in, we’ve taken the chance to step back and reflect for our latest podcast on the Blood Red channel - on how Jurgen Klopp’s superb side have made it to…
The story of Harry Wilson’s dream season at Derby – and Liverpool’s stance on a Premier League star in the making
May 27, 2019 • 23 min
It’s a huge week for Liverpool. But for one current Reds player, his big match does not come at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday, but at Wembley on Monday. We’re of course talking about Harry Wilson, who will look to round off a stunning season on-loan…
Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool’s love affair, the ticket disgrace, and Klopp’s midfield line-up
May 26, 2019 • 52 min
With the Champions League final just one week away, and what with it being May 25th, the date on which Liverpool won their first and fifth European Cups, your latest Allez Les Rouges podcast is a Euro special. Host Peter Hooton is joined by regulars, and…
Blood Red: Dispelling the Tottenham Hotspur myth and the Jurgen Klopp favourite who can be Liverpool’s new teacher’s pet
May 25, 2019 • 43 min
There are just eight days to go until the 2019 Champions League final. So are our Blood Red panel feeling nervous? Join host Joe Rimmer and guests Ian Doyle, Caoimhe O’Neill and Paul Gorst for an eventful podcast discussing all the latest Liverpool FC…
The perfect Champions League final send off, a party in Madrid, and the fan factor powering Liverpool on
May 24, 2019 • 36 min
A club-record 97 Premier League points and a Champions League final to come – it’s been some season so far for Liverpool. From Jurgen Klopp’s incredible motivational and tactical powers, to the club’s razor-sharp recruitment, and the tight-bond in a squad…
Analysing Anfield: Q&A special on the defence, transfers and if Liverpool are here to stay
May 23, 2019 • 73 min
Liverpool have answered almost every question asked of them this season - and now it is our turn to do the same. With 10 days to go until the Champions League final, Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams open up the floor to the listeners and answer their…
Blood Red: The tricky Champions League final dynamic - and how Liverpool could make Pep and City even angrier
May 22, 2019 • 43 min
Our podcast build-up to Madrid starts today with our first Blood Red of the week - and there’s a lot for host Ian Doyle and guests James Pearce and Paul Gorst to get stuck into. Jurgen Klopp’s side have jetted off to a warm-weather training camp in…
Blood Red: The two signings Liverpool should make this summer - and that Man City chant
May 17, 2019 • 45 min
It’s the first Blood Red podcast since the transfer window was flung wide open this week. Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn join host Sean Bradbury to take a look at what business the Reds should do this summer. Ian spoke to Jamie Carragher today and…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s marginal gains, what comes next at Anfield and how Mane has become unique in world football
May 16, 2019 • 61 min
Liverpool may not be Premier League champions, but it was still a campaign to celebrate and be proud of. It was also a season for some deep thinking and analysis - and that’s exactly what Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams do as they decipher Jurgen Klopp’s…
Poetry in Motion: The big Liverpool travesty - and the Scousest goal of all time
May 15, 2019 • 51 min
Liverpool could not have done much more to win the Premier League. But even though they were pipped at the post by Manchester City, Neil Fitzmaurice’s latest Poetry in Motion podcast attempts to underline just what an incredible campaign it has been.…
Blood Red: Bottling the Liverpool bottlers and what Jurgen Klopp needs to do this summer
May 13, 2019 • 40 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO regulars Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn to assess the end of the Premier League season. It wasn’t meant to be…
Post-Game: No final-day drama but pride in abundance as Liverpool miss out on title by single point
May 12, 2019 • 42 min
The numbers are staggering. 30 wins from 38. Just one defeat. 21 clean sheets. 89 goals scored. But Liverpool finish their record-breaking season second behind Manchester City. The Reds held up their end of the bargain. They beat Wolves 2-0 to make it…
Allez Les Rouges: The one thing that will make Man City nervous on final day - and how Barcelona can top Istanbul
May 12, 2019 • 56 min
One day to go - one day until Liverpool could be crowned Premier League champions. Yes, the ball remains very much in Manchester City’s court, but if Tuesday night at Anfield proved anything, it’s that miracles do happen, especially when it comes to the…
Blood Red: Praying for a miracle at the Amex - and the future of the Liverpool forward line
May 10, 2019 • 35 min
Liverpool could win the Premier League title on Sunday and so end the most thrilling title race - certainly in terms of points accrued - in top-flight history. But the narrative going into the final-day decider has been very much focused on the Champions…
Press Conference: Klopp on title decider, Champions League final, fitness of key quartet, and future of duo
May 10, 2019 • 24 min
For the final time this season, Jurgen Klopp was at Melwood this morning to preview a Premier League match. But this is no ordinary match. Should Liverpool beat Wolves at Anfield on Sunday, and City drop points at Brighton, they would be crowned Premier…
Analysing Anfield: Jurgen Klopp’s mentality monsters oversee Anfield’s greatest night
May 9, 2019 • 49 min
It’s the 11th episode of Analysing Anfield - and it’s safe to say it’s the most buoyant one yet. No surprises what dominates the agenda as host Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams discuss all things Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0. The roles of Alisson, Trent,…
Blood Red: How Liverpool reached perfection on Anfield’s defining night
May 8, 2019 • 36 min
It actually happened. Liverpool came from 3-0 down in the first leg at the Nou Camp - or is it Camp Nou? - to win the second leg at Anfield 4-0 and seal a place in the Champions League final for the second season running. James Pearce, on this, a special…
Post-Game: Liverpool qualify for the Champions League final by destroying Barcelona in one of the greatest nights in the club’s history
May 7, 2019 • 48 min
It’s very hard to put into words what was witnessed at Anfield on Tuesday night, but thankfully, we have plenty of people who are able to that magnificently on this Post-Game podcast. None better of course, than our Liverpool FC correspondent James…
Blood Red: The key to pulling off another European miracle - and why Guardiola won’t be able to get Liverpool out of his head
May 7, 2019 • 25 min
The task facing Liverpool tonight could not be much tougher. No Mohamed Salah, no Roberto Firmino, no Naby Keita, and the little matter of a 3-0 first-leg deficit to overcome if the double-chasing Reds are to make a second straight Champions League final.…
Press Conference: Klopp and Trent on Barcelona, Salah injury and Premier League title battle
May 6, 2019 • 30 min
So here we go. The start of a week that could end with Liverpool winning the Premier League and qualifying for their second straight Champions League final. Admittedly, the latter is more unlikely, given the Reds must overturn a 3-0 deficit in their…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s unsurpassed character and the game City will have been fearing
May 5, 2019 • 23 min
You should know the drill by now - our first Blood Red podcast of the week arrives on a Monday. But this is no ordinary week and this is no ordinary season - one look at the Premier League table is testament to that. It is a table topped by Liverpool…
Post-Game: Divock Origi the unlikely hero again as resilient and relentless Reds go back top heading into thrilling final week
May 5, 2019 • 44 min
How is the heart rate? Settled down now? Wow, this Liverpool just don’t know when to quit. On the back of what happened in midweek at Barcelona, and after Mohamed Salah was stretchered off to (potentially) join Roberto Firmino on the sidelines, they could…
Analysing Anfield: Barcelona frustrations, Keita lamentations and playing high risk/reward vs Rafa
May 3, 2019 • 49 min
It’s the 10th episode of Analysing Anfield - and the first where the team have to dissect a defeat for Liverpool. After a tough and unjust 3-0 defeat in Barcelona, host Kristian Walsh is joined by Josh Williams as they look back at what went wrong - but…
Poetry in Motion: The dark arts, a sting in the tail and why this is a time to believe
May 3, 2019 • 44 min
A bit deflated by how it ended in Barcelona? Worried that Manchester City are not going to drop points in their final two games? Well, if you do need perking up then skip to the 40-minute mark of the latest Poetry in Motion podcast and let host Neil…
Press Conference: Klopp on Keita blow, Firmino update, and crucial Newcastle clash
May 3, 2019 • 15 min
Jurgen Klopp’s press conference at Melwood this morning starts with some bad news - over the injury sustained to Naby Keita in the Nou Camp. The Liverpool boss is also coy over Roberto Firmino’s chances of starting the crucial Premier League clash at…
Blood Red from Barcelona: Mixed emotions, Gomez gamble, and no complaints over Suarez antics
May 2, 2019 • 26 min
Before flying back to England, our Liverpool FC reporting team of James Pearce and Ian Doyle recorded their third Blood Red podcast of the week from Barcelona, this time from the city’s airport. The mood is mixed - and understandably so. The Reds have…
Post-Game: Champions League hopes hang by a thread after harsh Barcelona loss instigated by Messi
May 1, 2019 • 43 min
So how do you begin to describe that? In many ways there was nothing wrong with the performance and anyone who watched the game would surely agree Liverpool did not deserve to be beaten 3-0. But at the same time the final scoreline could have been greater…
Blood Red from Barcelona: Mane, the man for the big occasion, and the midfield to help stop Messi
May 1, 2019 • 28 min
Excited? Nervous? Both? We’re just hours away from the Champions League semi-final first leg between Barcelona and Liverpool at Camp Nou and, to get you in the mood, Ian Doyle and James Pearce have recorded their second Blood Red podcast of the week from…
Behind Enemy Lines: Messi’s Champions League mission and how Barcelona plan to stop their pressing problem
May 1, 2019 • 16 min
It goes to show the season that Liverpool are enjoying that the Champions League has almost been an afterthought at times during this incredible campaign. But while the thrilling race for the Premier League is very much alive, the focus tonight will…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp and Sadio Mane preview Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final at Barcelona
Apr 30, 2019 • 27 min
Liverpool have arrived in Barcelona and not long after touching down, manager Jurgen Klopp and on-fire forward Sadio Mane were in front of the world’s media to preview Wednesday’s massive Champions League semi-final first leg at Camp Nou. We start with…
View from the Kop: van Dijk the transformer, the Salah and Suarez difference, and why Liverpool are better off without Coutinho
Apr 30, 2019 • 31 min
We’re at the end of April and Liverpool are very much in the running for an incredible double. Little wonder, then, that the mood is positively upbeat for your latest View from the Kop fans’ podcast, featuring Paul Philbin and Matt Addison and hosted by…
Blood Red from Barcelona: No fear of the Nou Camp and how Liverpool will cope with their ultimate test
Apr 30, 2019 • 27 min
Our Liverpool FC reporting team of James Pearce and Ian Doyle have made their way to Barcelona, and on Monday afternoon, stationed themselves outside the Sagrada Familia to record a special Blood Red podcast, along with Andy Hunter, the Merseyside…
Blood Red: Giving Mohamed Salah the credit he deserves and Liverpool’s midfield problem
Apr 27, 2019 • 31 min
Have you warmed up yet? It may have been unseasonally cold at Anfield on Friday night - it’s almost May, for crying out loud - but Liverpool continued to prove hot stuff in the race for the Premier League title.In a special mini-pod after the 5-0 triumph…
Post-Game: Five-star Liverpool go back top of the Premier League and send message to Manchester City
Apr 26, 2019 • 36 min
If Manchester City thought their derby win at their woeful rivals United would dampen Liverpool’s spirits, then tonight proved without a shadow that is most definitely not the case. Yes, Jurgen Klopp’s relentless Reds swept aside relegated Huddersfield…
Analysing Anfield: Scissoring Barcelona, stopping Man City and how Liverpool must think outside the box this summer
Apr 26, 2019 • 60 min
It’s the latest episode of Analysing Anfield, your one-stop shop for all things tactics, statistics and analytics around LFC. After another win for the Reds, host Kristian Walsh and tactics expert Josh Williams dissect the victory in South Wales. The flip…
Post-Game: Liverpool beat Manchester City to win dramatic FA Youth Cup final
Apr 25, 2019 • 9 min
Welcome to a special Post-Game podcast to celebrate Liverpool winning the FA Youth Cup.The Reds beat Manchester City 5-3 on penalties at City’s Academy Stadium tonight after the final ended 1-1 after extra-time. James Pearce, Connor Dunn and Matt Addison…
Blood Red: Why Klopp’s Liverpool are here to say – and the crazy Gini snub
Apr 25, 2019 • 36 min
So the race for the Premier League remains in Manchester City’s hands after they beat Manchester United in the derby at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. But if you’re thinking our latest Blood Red podcast, hosted by Sam Carroll and featuring Caoimhe…
Press Conference: Klopp on City win, Fabinho fitness, Insigne link and his advice for Solskjaer
Apr 25, 2019 • 20 min
From the moment Jurgen Klopp walked into the media room at Melwood this afternoon, you could tell this was going to be a good press conference. Unsurprisingly, the Liverpool manager is asked first whether he watched Manchester City’s win at rivals…
Academy Show: Bobby Duncan, the Virgil van Dijk protege and the Liverpool side out to pip Manchester City to glory
Apr 24, 2019 • 18 min
It is another huge week for Liverpool’s double-chasing first team in their battle with Manchester City for the Premier League title. But’s it’s also a big week for the Reds’ Under-18s side, who will hope to win the first of two trophies of their own on…
Allez Les Rouges: How Liverpool have taken the title edge away – and why United will want to win the Manchester derby
Apr 23, 2019 • 46 min
Every week feels big for table-topping Liverpool at the moment, but this week, perhaps more than any other in this unforgettable season, could be the biggest yet. However, that has less to do with the visit of already-relegated Huddersfield Town to…
Blood Red: A week of one-sided pressure and the unsung heroes of Liverpool’s double bid
Apr 23, 2019 • 44 min
It’s Bank Holiday Monday, the sun is shining, and Liverpool are top of the league – and it’s against that backdrop that the latest Blood Red podcast is recorded, hosted by Ian Doyle and featuring Dan Kay, Sean Bradbury and Caoimhe O’Neill. Dan was in the…
Post-Game: Relentless Reds back on top with gritty win in Cardiff
Apr 22, 2019 • 32 min
A penny for what Manchester City must be thinking. After going back top with a hard-fought victory over the team that knocked them out of the Champions League in the most dramatic of fashions, they find themselves back in second and with the pressure…
Poetry in Motion: Klopp’s perfect hit rate and the extraordinary job he’s doing at double-chasing Liverpool
Apr 19, 2019 • 45 min
‘What a time to be alive. What a time to be a Red’ - and with those words Neil Fitzmaurice sets the tone for what it is an absolutely belting Poetry in Motion podcast also featuring Joe Rimmer and the Liverpool ECHO’s Liverpool FC correspondent James…
Press Conference: Klopp on Cardiff test, Oxlade-Chamberlain return and role model Salah
Apr 19, 2019 • 13 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood to preview Sunday’s trip to Cardiff City and talk much more else besides. Klopp’s double-chasing side will lift at least one of the two trophies they are chasing if they win their final seven games of…
Blood Red from Porto: Why Klopp’s mature and ruthless Red machine will not fear Barcelona - and assessing the Man City damage
Apr 18, 2019 • 21 min
It’s the morning after the night before and a ‘tired’ Ian Doyle and a ‘sprightly’ James Pearce (he may be lying) are joined once again by David Lynch, the Evening Standard’s Liverpool FC correspondent, for a special Blood Red podcast recorded at Porto…
Post-Game: Double dream very much alive as Liverpool cruise past Porto to set up Barcelona showdown
Apr 18, 2019 • 40 min
Welcome to the Post-Game podcast to react to a 4-1 win for Liverpool over Porto that sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Champions League for the second season running and set up a truly mouthwatering last-four clash with Barcelona. But as good…
Blood Red from Porto: The temptation that could play into Liverpool’s hands - and the midfield to get the job done
Apr 17, 2019 • 28 min
Ian Doyle and James Pearce have overcome (possibly) a late night and (definitely) the cleanliness hotel in the world to record a special Blood Red podcast from Porto. They are joined by Simon Hughes, author and journalist, and by David Lynch, who is the…
Analysing Anfield: How Jordan Henderson has unlocked Mohamed Salah - and answering the big Man City question
Apr 17, 2019 • 51 min
A 2-0 victory over Chelsea, a dominant position in the Champions League quarter-final and Cardiff City to come - life hasn’t been much more hectic at Liverpool. To make sense of it all, Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams sit down for Episode 8 of Analysing…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp previews Porto second leg and gives positive update on Joe Gomez fitness
Apr 16, 2019 • 16 min
Jurgen Klopp was in front of the media at the Estadio do Dragao.last night to preview Wednesday’s huge Champions League quarter-final second leg against Porto. The manager of the Portuguese champions showered Liverpool with praise in his press conference…
Blood Red: Why the pressure is now all on Man City - and what the title race is doing to Henderson
Apr 16, 2019 • 37 min
What an afternoon it was at Anfield. And to reflect on the 2-0 victory over Chelsea, Ian Doyle, Paul Gorst, Caoimhe O’Neill and Sean Bradbury have recorded the first of this week’s four (!) editions of the Blood Red podcast. And why not? With Liverpool…
Post-Game: Liverpool go back top with superb Chelsea victory - and pile pressure on Manchester City
Apr 15, 2019 • 55 min
On another dramatic afternoon in this unprecedented, who-blinks-first race for the championship, Liverpool responded to seeing Manchester City win 3-1 at Crystal Palace by sweeping aside old foes Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield to go back top and move onto 85…
Behind Enemy Lines: The Manchester City lesson that may see Chelsea revert to type against Liverpool – and Eden Hazard’s last Anfield hurrah
Apr 14, 2019 • 19 min
Much of the build-up to Sunday’s massive match has been dominated by talk of what happened when Liverpool welcomed Chelsea to Anfield the last time they were so close to winning the Premier League. But as Jurgen Klopp made clear at his press conference,…
Blood Red: The striking parallels with the past - but why it can be different for Liverpool
Apr 13, 2019 • 28 min
It’s hard to ignore the parallels between this weekend’s crucial visit of Chelsea and the corresponding clash between the clubs almost exactly five years ago at the back end of the 2013-14 campaign. Everyone knows what happened that day - Steven Gerrard’s…
Press Conference: Klopp on ‘disgusting’ racist abuse of Salah, the Anfield crowd, and how to stop Hazard
Apr 12, 2019 • 23 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood on Friday afternoon. But sadly, the first question did not concern Sunday’s massive match, but the racist chanting directed toward Mohamed Salah by what is claimed to be Chelsea supporters ahead of…
Allez Les Rouges: The perfect ‘zone’ Liverpool find themselves in – and the key change in Joel Matip
Apr 11, 2019 • 44 min
So this is the calm before the storm. Liverpool resume their Premier League title challenge on Sunday when they welcome Chelsea to Anfield in what could be a match that makes or breaks their chances of pipping Manchester City to top spot. But according to…
Analysing Anfield: What makes Keita so unique - and why Liverpool must heed Hazard warning
Apr 11, 2019 • 64 min
It’s episode seven of Analysing Anfield after a busy week for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp. After a nail-biter on the South Coast, host Kristian Walsh and tactics expert Josh Williams look at what went right and wrong at Southampton - and why any criticism…
Blood Red: What nature of Porto win says - and the two players giving double bid huge boost
Apr 10, 2019 • 22 min
It’s the morning after the night before and Ian Doyle, James Pearce and Theo Squires have overcome tiredness - and in our Liverpool FC correspondent’s case, illness, despite his mid-season break - to record a mini Blood Red podcast to reflect on the 2-0…
Post-Game: Double-chasing Liverpool put one foot in Champions League semi-finals with Porto victory
Apr 9, 2019 • 33 min
There is just no stopping Liverpool right now. While Jurgen Klopp’s double-chasing side weren’t at their brilliant best, they still managed to beat Porto 2-0 at Anfield on Tuesday in their Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie. James Pearce was…
Behind Enemy Lines: The lowdown on Porto and the Portuguese wonderkid linked with Liverpool
Apr 9, 2019 • 20 min
With the greatest respect in the world to Porto, they were the team most Liverpool fans wanted in the last eight. But as Pep Lijnders has said on the eve of tonight’s Champions League quarter-final first leg at Anfield, what happened between the sides…
Blood Red: What Mohamed Salah will do next and the off-field factor driving Liverpool’s double bid
Apr 8, 2019 • 36 min
After a long drive from Southampton, and an even longer weekend, our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce is back on the Blood Red podcast, hosted as ever by Ian Doyle and also featuring Connor Dunn. The trio discuss Jurgen Klopp’s pre-Porto press…
Press Conference: Jurgen Klopp and Virgil van Dijk preview Champions League clash with Porto
Apr 8, 2019 • 34 min
The big games just keep coming for Liverpool. On Tuesday night Jurgen Klopp’s double-chasing side welcome Porto to Anfield for a Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie. And to preview the clash, Reds boss Klopp and his star defender Virgil van Dijk…
Blood Red: Golden Liverpool, Jordan Henderson’s real value and what will City be thinking?
Apr 7, 2019 • 22 min
Everything is golden at Liverpool right now.The Reds came through another tough test with three points with victory at Southampton.Jurgen Klopp’s men showed their heart once again as they recovered from conceding an early goal to triumph 3-1 and move back…
Post-Game: Liverpool pass another huge test to go back top with late Southampton victory
Apr 5, 2019 • 40 min
Wow. This Liverpool team do not know how to do it the easy way. But as is becoming increasingly clear, as the weeks and months pass by in this incredible season, they sure know how to get the job done. Yes, Jurgen Klopp’s side left it late again at St…
Behind Enemy Lines: Why Southampton would relish wrecking Liverpool’s title bid - and their surprise over Sadio Mane
Apr 5, 2019 • 21 min
It’s game day as Liverpool look to go back to the top with victory at Southampton. And given the Saints are fifth from bottom and still in danger of being relegated, you would not back against the relentless Reds from doing just that. But the Saints have…
Blood Red: The Anfield crowd change, the Manchester City surprise, and why it’s time for a midfield rethink
Apr 4, 2019 • 46 min
With Liverpool playing on Friday night, we’ve brought our Blood Red podcast forward a day, which means there’s no place in the starting line-up for our Reds reporter James Pearce, who is busy enjoying himself at the first day of the Grand National.…
Poetry in Motion: The future of Klopp’s go-to midfield - and the dual Champions League benefit
Apr 3, 2019 • 44 min
After filming in London, Neil Fitzmaurice was back at the ECHO today to record his latest Poetry in Motion podcast, joined by Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill. And, after the host’s phone goes off not once, but twice, the trio get down to talking about…
Press Conference: Klopp on team news, van Dijk, Salah and Spurs mistake he won’t make against Southampton
Apr 3, 2019 • 16 min
Jurgen Klopp has just finished speaking to the media at Melwood ahead of Friday’s next big Premier League match, away to Southampton. The Liverpool manager started by giving a positive injury update before going on to talk Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s big midfield question, Virgil van Dijk’s laboratory and dismissing the ‘nerves’ theory
Apr 2, 2019 • 50 min
It’s the sixth episode of Analysing Anfield as Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams try to make some sense over what happened on Sunday afternoon, as a last-gasp victory over Tottenham sent Liverpool back to the top of the Premier League. The midfield trio is…
Blood Red: How Tottenham win turns title race on its head – and the importance of Liverpool’s new wildcard
Apr 1, 2019 • 52 min
Recovered yet? James Pearce, Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer and Connor Dunn have – well, just about – to record the latest edition of the brilliant Blood Red podcast which, unsurprisingly, focuses on Liverpool’s last-gasp 2-1 win over Tottenham and all the big…
Post-Game: Liverpool pass huge test to go back top with last-gasp Tottenham victory
Mar 31, 2019 • 31 min
And breathe. Liverpool moved back to the top of the Premier League table today with a dramatic late 2-1 victory at home to Tottenham Hotspur to put the pressure firmly back on Manchester City in this gripping two-horse race for the title. And to reflect…
Behind Enemy Lines: Where Tottenham’s focus lies and the huge battle between two of the world’s finest
Mar 31, 2019 • 17 min
If you go back a month Tottenham would have moved within two points of Liverpool and Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table with a win at Burnley. But that defeat at Turf Moor sparked a drastic drop in form, which means they go into…
Blood Red: The timely break that could be the difference in the title race - and the ticket price debate
Mar 29, 2019 • 51 min
Liverpool are back - and so is James Pearce with our full-time Reds correspondent returning after a 10-day break working on his garden and his fitness ahead of ECHO FC’s big match on Monday. He’s joined by Joe Rimmer, Theo Squires and host Ian Doyle and…
Press Conference: Klopp on team news, Spurs and how he’s feeling going into huge title run-in
Mar 29, 2019 • 17 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood this afternoon - and the Liverpool boss cut a relaxed and upbeat figure. Little wonder, with his side top of the Premier League going into this Sunday’s visit of Tottenham to Anfield. But his mood…
Allez Les Rouges: Sticking up for Salah and why these next three league games are the most important for Liverpool
Mar 28, 2019 • 45 min
The Allez Les Rouges boys are back in Blighty after recording their last brilliant podcast in Munich with host Peter Hooton joined by Ste Monaghan, John Nicolson and Dan Kay at the ECHO’s recording studio. The show kicks off with a quick debrief of the…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s enigmatic midfield cog - and troubling Tottenham talk
Mar 27, 2019 • 51 min
The fifth episode of Analysing Anfield is in, with Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams doing their level-best to perk everybody up after a forgettable international break. That said, it was memorable for both Jordan Henderson and Gini Wijnaldum, with the…
Blood Red: The players Liverpool should target, the ones who could save the club a fortune, and all your questions answered
Mar 26, 2019 • 48 min
Fast-forward a few days and it will be all systems go as Liverpool start their final push to win the Premier League and the Champions League. But for now, it’s the calm before the storm. So that’s allowed our latest Blood Red panel, led by Ian Doyle and…
View from the Kop: Liverpool’s ‘eureka’ moment - and why the door must stay closed on Coutinho
Mar 24, 2019 • 43 min
The View from the Kop podcast is back with host Paul Wheelock joined by regulars Paul Philbin and Neil Macdonald as well as Dublin-based broadcaster and journalist Jonathan Higgins, who recently had the pleasure of interviewing Markus Babbel. The…
Poetry in Motion: The goal that took Mane to the next level – and working out Klopp’s next transfer move
Mar 23, 2019 • 45 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back from filming on a new TV show to record his latest Poetry in Motion podcast together with regular sidekick Joe Rimmer and a debutant… Isle of Sheppey’s finest, Connor Dunn. The trio look back on a magnificent week that saw…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s summer transfer policy – and how the midfield will shape up next season
Mar 22, 2019 • 32 min
It’s the one we fear the most… the international break Blood Red podcast. But to their absolute credit, there is very little time-filling from Paul Gorst, Sean Bradbury, Theo Squires and host Joe Rimmer. Well, apart from the tunnels bit. And why would…
Academy Show: Glory beckons for Barry’s boys and a welcome boost for Woodburn
Mar 21, 2019 • 18 min
It was quite the weekend for Liverpool’s first team as they followed up their Champions League victory in Munich with a hard-fought 2-1 triumph over Fulham that took them top of the Premier League. But on the same afternoon of the Craven Cottage success,…
How Coutinho’s dream Barcelona move turned into a nightmare – and the Messi mission that could spell danger for Liverpool
Mar 20, 2019 • 31 min
Two points clear at the top of the Premier League, and through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, Liverpool can have no complaints with how this season is shaping up. However, throughout the campaign, there’s been plenty of talk about how the…
Analysing Anfield: The truth about Salah and Mane form - and what’s going on with Wijnaldum
Mar 19, 2019 • 49 min
It’s episode four of our brilliant new tactics podcast and with host Kristian Walsh back from a belting week in Munich, he rejoins Josh Williams for an in-depth look into all the big talking points at Liverpool. After briefly discussing the brilliant win…
Blood Red: The hidden pitfalls in the title race and what’s troubling Salah?
Mar 18, 2019 • 43 min
With Liverpool top of the league with seven games of the Premier League season to play, little wonder the mood is buoyant for the latest Blood Red podcast, hosted by Joe Rimmer and featuring Ian Doyle, Theo Squires and the returning Kristian Walsh. With…
Post-Game: Mane and Milner the heroes as Liverpool go back top with crucial Fulham victory
Mar 17, 2019 • 44 min
Liverpool, top of the league… Yes that’s where Jurgen Klopp’s side find themselves after they ground out a huge 2-1 win over Fulham. Manchester City may have a game in hand. But the pressure is now firmly on the defending champions after James Milner’s…
Behind Enemy Lines: A different Fulham and why Klopp would be perfect for Sessegnon
Mar 17, 2019 • 18 min
The brief is clear – win at Craven Cottage and Liverpool will go two points clear at the top of the Premier League going into the international break. And given Fulham have lost their last six and look doomed to immediate relegation back to the…
Blood Red: Mapping out the road to Madrid – and reminiscing about Ryan Babel
Mar 15, 2019 • 39 min
We really do spoil you. It’s the second episode of our flagship Blood Red podcast in as many days – and fourth of the week. Host Joe Rimmer is joined by James Pearce, Theo Squires and Liverpool fan Dan Kay, who like our Reds reporter, has nothing but good…
Press Conference: Klopp update on Henderson, Keita and Oxlade Chamberlain - and how he will be judged
Mar 15, 2019 • 13 min
It may have been forgotten about already but Jurgen Klopp actually sat down in front of the media this morning - before the Champions League quarter-final a (and semi-final) draw was made. It’s almost if the Liverpool manager was trying to keep thoughts…
Allez Les Rouges: The story of two magical days in Munich
Mar 14, 2019 • 19 min
The result may the be all and end all but the match is only one part of the experience of following Liverpool across Europe. That much is underlined in Peter Hooton’s latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, which is recorded in Munich before and after the Reds…
Blood Red: Ranking Liverpool’s Champions League victory over Bayern Munich and discussing the Reds’ unsung hero
Mar 14, 2019 • 32 min
Liverpool are into the quarter-finals of the Champions League and we’re so excited that we’ve recorded an impromptu Blood Red podcast. Joe Rimmer is joined by Connor Dunn and Caoimhe O’Neill at ECHO HQ and fresh from having less than two hours sleep,…
Post-Game: Liverpool send Champions League statement with superb Bayern Munich win
Mar 13, 2019 • 38 min
What a win. Liverpool marched into the Champions League quarter-finals with a superb 3-1 victory in Bayern Munich’s backyard. And to reflect on what will go down as one of the Reds’ best away results in Europe, we have the definitive verdict on a…
Blood Red from Munich: Special episode ahead of huge Bayern Champions League tie
Mar 13, 2019 • 33 min
You can’t say we aren’t making James Pearce and Ian Doyle work for their money. Our Liverpool FC writers are over in Munich for tonight’s Champions League last-16 second-leg showdown with Bayern. But before returning to the Allianz Arena for the match,…
Behind Enemy Lines: Bayern’s gameplan, big problem and striker who needs to silence the doubters
Mar 12, 2019 • 18 min
We caught up with German football expert Mark Lovell to get the lowdown on Bayern Munich for a podcast preview of tonight’s massive Champions League last-16 second-leg tie at the Allianz Arena. Mark is based in Bavaria, and is the Bayern correspondent for…
Press Conference: Klopp and Alisson preview Champions League showdown with Bayern - and respond to pundits
Mar 12, 2019 • 16 min
The real action comes on Wednesday, but Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and goalkeeper Alisson Becker were at the Allianz Arena tonight to preview the huge Champions League last-16 second-leg showdown with Bayern Munich - and respond to pundits who feel…
Blood Red: Why being bullish suits Klopp and the Salah question everyone should be asking
Mar 11, 2019 • 34 min
It’s Monday, which means one thing… it’s the Blood Red podcast. But we’ve switched things up for the latest episode of our flagship show with Sean ‘Joel Matip’ Bradbury stepping up as host to allow Ian Doyle to be the man on the end of the questions,…
Post-Game: Liverpool prove mettle to keep title bid on track with impressive Burnley win
Mar 10, 2019 • 31 min
So it’s back to as you were at the top of the Premier League after Liverpool won impressively 4-2 at home to Burnley to close the gap on leaders Manchester City to a single point, but now just with eight games of this nail-biting season to play. To react…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool’s chain of command and figuring out Sadio Mane
Mar 10, 2019 • 48 min
Analysing Anfield is back for its third episode, with host Kristian Walsh and tactics expert Josh Williams dissecting three big games.A look at just what went wrong at Everton is explored, with Josh forming a defence for the use of Jurgen Klopp’s subs. A…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s midfield missing link - and the impact of the Man City investigations
Mar 10, 2019 • 33 min
Your Friday Blood Red podcast is in and stand-in host Paul Gorst is joined by ECHO sportsdesk new boy Sean Bradbury and our Liverpool FC correspondent, both home and away, James Pearce, who kicks us off by giving us the lowdown on Alex…
Press Conference: Klopp on Oxlade-Chamberlain return, Burnley, team news and plea to Liverpool fans
Mar 8, 2019 • 15 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood this morning for his pre-Burnley press conference - and you can listen to every word the Liverpool manager had to say here. Klopp talks Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s return to action with the Under-23s,…
Poetry in Motion: Holding title race nerve - and how Klopp is playing the long game
Mar 7, 2019 • 43 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Dan Kay and debutant Sean Bradbury for the latest episode of Poetry in Motion. The Merseyside derby is debated, as is Jurgen Klopp’s midfield selection for the drab stalemate, before the panel wonder how Liverpool will react…
View from the Kop: Keeping calm in the title race and Klopp’s defining Champions League moment
Mar 6, 2019 • 30 min
The dust has settled on the Merseyside derby and, while it still feels like two points dropped, the Liverpool fans who make up the latest View from the Kop podcast panel are remaining upbeat.And it’s a new-look panel with regular Paul Philbin join by two…
Academy Show: Oxlade-Chamberlain’s return, Woodburn’s future, and huge week for the Academy
Mar 5, 2019 • 23 min
Welcome to the Academy Show, hosted by Paul Wheelock, and featuring our Liverpool FC reporter Ian Doyle, and Post-Game and View from the Kop regular Matt Addison.Matt is also a regular down at the Academy in Kirkby and he joins Paul to talk the big win…
Blood Red: Jurgen Klopp’s trust issues - and why Liverpool’s strength is now a weakness
Mar 5, 2019 • 45 min
It’s the post-Merseyside derby Blood Red podcast and, while Everton may have celebrated a draw in their ‘World Cup final’, the mood of our panel is downbeat.There’s no suggesting that Liverpool have ‘bottled’ their title chances, but equally there is no…
Post-Game: 19 unbeaten v Everton but that felt like two points dropped for title-chasing Liverpool
Mar 3, 2019 • 51 min
So, a 19th straight match without defeat to Everton.But there was no getting away from the fact that the 0-0 draw at Goodison Park felt like two points dropped in the context of a title race that Manchester City lead once again.Or is that too negative a…
Allez Les Rouges: The emphasis shift key to Liverpool’s title chances – and Everton’s Merseyside derby dilemma
Mar 2, 2019 • 57 min
Fancy some pre-Merseyside derby Liverpool FC listening?Well, you’re in luck as Peter Hooton returns with his brilliant Allez Les Rouges podcast.For this latest must-listen episode Peter is joined by Steph Jones, an Anfield season-ticket holder and writer,…
Blood Red: The midfield van Dijk, the Merseyside derby and Rodgers’ Premier League return
Mar 1, 2019 • 40 min
What a difference a few days make.There was no change in Liverpool’s position in the Premier League - top - from Sunday afternoon to Wednesday night.But there is no question that the mood has been lifted by the Reds’ five-goal demolition of Watford at…
Klopp on Merseyside derby, Firmino injury, form of full-backs and Mane, and why Goodison hostility can inspire Liverpool
Mar 1, 2019 • 19 min
Not long to go now, Reds.And Jurgen Klopp has just whetted the appetite for the huge Merseyside derby with Everton by previewing the short trip to Goodison Park in his press conference at Melwood.He talks what the midweek thumping of Watford will do for…
Post-Game: Five-star Liverpool back to their best as they blast Watford to maintain one-point lead at the top
Feb 27, 2019 • 32 min
Now that was more like it.Table-topping Liverpool came in for criticism in some quarters for their performance in Sunday’s 0-0 draw at Manchester United.But there could have been no complaints with Jurgen Klopp’s Redmen on Wednesday night as they thrashed…
The narrative surrounding Liverpool and the big difference between this season and 2013-14
Feb 27, 2019 • 37 min
One point clear at the top with 11 games of what could be a historic Premier League season left to play. As Jurgen Klopp said at his press conference on Tuesday, this is ‘pure opportunity’ for his Liverpool side.But you would have been forgiven for…
Analysing Anfield: Liverpool missing their man with the baton - and how to solve Klopp’s pressing creativity problem
Feb 26, 2019 • 41 min
It’s the second episode of our tactics and statistics podcast, still currently called Analysing Anfield…Host Kristian Walsh (who says the name of the show is growing on him…) is yet again joined by Josh Williams as they dissect the goalless draw with…
Jurgen Klopp on Roberto Firmino fitness, Naby Keita illness, Watford visit, and Liverpool’s ‘pure opportunity’
Feb 26, 2019 • 13 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has just sat down in front of the media at Melwood for his pre-Watford press conference - and you can listen to every word he had to say here.Klopp kicks off by providing a positive fitness update on Roberto Firmino after he…
Blood Red: There’s no problem with Mohamed Salah - but Michael Owen is right about Liverpool
Feb 25, 2019 • 41 min
It’s all change at the top of the Premier League table - and around the table of the Blood Red podcast, too.With our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce on a well-deserved day off, Ian Doyle switches from his usual position as host to guest alongside…
Post-Game: Liverpool move one point clear at top but chance of statement victory over Manchester United missed
Feb 25, 2019 • 48 min
Perhaps Jurgen Klopp summed it up best when he said: “Both two points dropped and a point gained.”The 0-0 draw at Manchester United on Sunday moved Liverpool one point above Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table with 11 games to play.But…
Solskjaer, Pogba and the role Manchester United have played in Liverpool’s title bid
Feb 24, 2019 • 21 min
Liverpool’s biggest match of the season so far?You’d be hard-pressed to argue that Sunday’s trip to bitter rivals Manchester United isn’t exactly that.Should Jurgen Klopp’s side win at Old Trafford they would move three points clear of Manchester City at…
Blood Red: The midfield Liverpool must play and Jurgen Klopp’s Manchester United mind games
Feb 22, 2019 • 42 min
Sam Carroll hosts the second and final Blood Red podcast of the week as the ECHO shuffle their pack.Usual hosts Ian Doyle and Joe Rimmer are both ruled out, meaning third-choice Carroll steps to the fore.Our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce is on…
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, injury news, Fabinho and his midfield dilemma
Feb 22, 2019 • 19 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media at Melwood today for a press conference to preview the massive match with bitter rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford.A win or a draw would take the Reds back above Manchester City to the top of the Premier…
Bayern Munich dissected and breaking down Manchester United… welcome to our new Analysing Anfield podcast
Feb 21, 2019 • 38 min
Welcome to the inaugural edition of… well, we’re not quite sure what we’re calling it yet, although Analysing Anfield has been mooted.Names can be so tough.But if you’re interested in the more cerebral side of Liverpool FC, this podcast is for you.…
Poetry in Motion: Why Manchester United is all or nothing – and the tricky transfer position Liverpool find themselves in
Feb 20, 2019 • 49 min
It’s the morning after the night before and host Neil Fitzmaurice and trusty sidekick Joe Rimmer is joined by a man whose voice will be very familiar to long-time listeners to the brilliant Poetry in Motion podcast.Nearly a year since he left to take over…
Post-Game: Liverpool held by Bayern Munich in Champions League anti-climax
Feb 19, 2019 • 29 min
Few would have predicted a 0-0 beforehand.But that’s exactly what was served up on Tuesday night as Liverpool and Bayern Munich cancelled each other out in their Champions League last-16 first-leg showdown.So was it a good result for the injury and…
What’s going on with Bayern Munich and why injury-hit Liverpool should be fine without Virgil van Dijk
Feb 19, 2019 • 23 min
There’s been a lot of talk about how tonight’s visitors to Anfield are on the wane.But one look at Bayern Munich’s form since the turn of November suggests otherwise.Munich have won 11 of their last 13 games in all competitions to keep their fight for…
Blood Red: Jurgen Klopp’s secret revenge and why the Champions League is a free hit for Liverpool
Feb 18, 2019 • 45 min
Weeks don’t come much bigger, but Liverpool’s has started with one piece of team news that was expected, and another which was most definitely not.Recorded just after the open training session ahead of the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich, the…
Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson on huge Bayern Munich Champions League clash, team news and priorities
Feb 18, 2019 • 23 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and captain Jordan Henderson have just sat down in front of the world’s media to preview Tuesday night’s massive Champions League last-16 first-leg showdown at home to Bayern Munich.Klopp was first in front of the press pack…
Andrew Robertson’s remarkable rise and just how much better the Liverpool left-back can become
Feb 17, 2019 • 13 min
It’s hard to imagine a Liverpool side without Andrew Robertson in it.Harder still to imagine the brilliant left-back ever lining up for Everton.But that could well have been the case had then Blues boss Roberto Martinez followed up his serious interest…
Dietmar Hamann on the huge Champions League tie v Bayern Munich and Liverpool’s Premier League title chances
Feb 16, 2019 • 16 min
Who better to speak about the huge Champions League tie between Liverpool and Bayern Munich than Dietmar Hamann?The former Germany midfielder came through the ranks at Bayern, and enjoying much success, before moving to England where he eventually joined…
Blood Red: Bayern Munich, Marbella and the anyone but Liverpool brigade
Feb 15, 2019 • 46 min
With Joe Rimmer on a day off and our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce on a scouting mission in Germany, the pack has been reshuffled for the latest Blood Red podcast with Connor Dunn and Theo Squires joining host Ian Doyle and Paul Gorst.The Reds…
Blood Red Live: Join James Pearce, Paul Machin, Jamie Webster and host Neil Fitzmaurice for our sold-out live event
Feb 13, 2019 • 74 min
A very warm welcome to a special recording of our second Blood Red Live event that took place at the Baltic Market in Liverpool on Wednesday.Hosted by Neil Fitzmaurice, the sold-out show featured our own Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce, Paul…
Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool’s main man, Manchester United’s conundrum, and the four games that could shape the season
Feb 13, 2019 • 48 min
With Jurgen Klopp’s boys away in Spain, and no game for another five days, this is very much the calm before the storm.But the visit of Bayern Munich kicks start a run in both the Premier League and the Champions League that could go a long way to…
The giant strides Liverpool are making off the field - and what it says about FSG
Feb 12, 2019 • 25 min
Now we know Liverpool are in a very good place on the pitch. One look at the Premier League table will tell you that.But the recent release of the club’s latest accounts show the Reds are also in a very good place away from the pitch as well.For the…
Blood Red: The secret weapon in Liverpool’s title bid - and has the midfield debate been settled?
Feb 11, 2019 • 44 min
Spirits are high in the ECHO studio for the latest Blood Red podcast, hosted by Joe Rimmer and featuring our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce, Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn.That’s down to the Reds’ dazzling display in the 3-0 win over Bournemouth…
Post-Game: Liverpool back on top and back to their best as they blast Bournemouth
Feb 10, 2019 • 51 min
Now that was more like it.After a couple of below-par performances that ridiculously led to talk of crisis, Liverpool were back to their best on Saturday as they swept aside Bournemouth at a bouncing Anfield to go back to the top of the Premier League for…
Clyne, Solanke and the player Liverpool and their top-six rivals have missed a trick by not signing
Feb 9, 2019 • 20 min
Here’s the good news.Bournemouth have never won at Anfield and they will arrive on Merseyside on the back of eight straight away defeats..But they do have current and former Liverpool players in their squad, who will no doubt be fired up, and like West…
Blood Red: The one Liverpool game that could decide the destiny of the Premier League title
Feb 8, 2019 • 39 min
The Blood Red podcast is back and James Pearce, Joe Rimmer and Connor Dunn have some myths to bust.After James gives host Ian Doyle the lowdown on the team news from inside the Liverpool camp, the panel get cracking on the importance of Nathaniel Clyne,…
Listen to every word of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s pre-Bournemouth press conference
Feb 8, 2019 • 17 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has just sat down in front of the media for a press conference to preview the visit of Bournemouth to Anfield.The Reds will go back to the top of the table with a draw or a win over the Cherries and you can listen to every…
Poetry in Motion: Liverpool’s bigger picture - and flipping the Clyne question on its head
Feb 7, 2019 • 46 min
Jurgen Klopp may be down to the bare bones but Neil Fitzmaurice can name one of his strongest squads yet for the latest edition of his superb Poetry in Motion podcast.Our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce - this one, not this one - is on board along…
Blood Red: The real problem in Liverpool’s defence - and why we’re still worried about Naby Keita
Feb 5, 2019 • 43 min
Our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce is fresh back from the London Stadium and he joins host Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst and Caoimhe O’Neill for the first Blood Red podcast of the week.James looks back on what he believes was the worst performance of…
Post-Game: Liverpool move three points clear with West Ham draw but leave door open for Manchester City to go top
Feb 4, 2019 • 55 min
If the first signs of nerves among the supporters were on display in last Wednesday’s 1-1 home draw with Leicester City, then the disposition of Liveroool fans desperate to see their club land a first league title since 1990 will hardly have improved by…
The West Ham weak spot Liverpool must target - and the major area of concern for Jurgen Klopp
Feb 4, 2019 • 17 min
It’s back to business for Liverpool tonight as they travel to the capital to take on West Ham United.And there will be pressure on Jurgen Klopp’s side to deliver the goods at the London Stadium after their lead at the top was cut to two points following…
Liverpool’s transfer gamble, Shaqiri question, and Anfield atmosphere that could decide the title race
Feb 3, 2019 • 47 min
The View from the Kop Liverpool fans’ podcast is back and, with the Reds having every chance of winning the club’s first league title since 1990, the mood should be buoyant.But the midweek home draw with Leicester City has created some questions that…
Allez Les Rouges: The nerves and preconceived notions that aren’t helping Liverpool in the title race
Feb 1, 2019 • 41 min
The Allez Les Rouges podcast is back, and after their winter break, regular guests Ste Monaghan, Kieth Culvin and John Nicolson join host Peter Hooton to reflect on a squandered opportunity for Liverpool.Or should that be a step closer to the club’s first…
Jurgen Klopp on Gomez and Alexander-Arnold fitness, ‘Snowgate’, title nerves and Liverpool’s trip to West Ham United
Feb 1, 2019 • 19 min
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media today to preview the trip to West Ham United on Monday and talk many other things beside.Topics included the fitness of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez, whose injuries have left Klopp with…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s self-fulfilling prophecy, the trouble with Leicester and the West Ham paradox
Jan 31, 2019 • 51 min
The Blood Red podcast is back, a little earlier than usual, to discuss the draw with Leicester City that extended Liverpool’s lead at the top of the Premier League to five points, but left fans wondering whether their side had just wasted a golden…
Post-Game: Leicester City draw sends Liverpool five points clear at top but sense of missed opportunity remains
Jan 30, 2019 • 44 min
Five points clear at the top at the start of February?Liverpool supporters would have snapped your hand off for that scenario before a ball was kicked in anger.And that’s exactly the position the Reds find themselves in after drawing 1-1 at home to…
The nemesis, the danger posed by the former transfer target, and the chance to go seven points clear at the top
Jan 30, 2019 • 22 min
Nice one, Rafa!Newcastle United’s shock victory over Manchester City means that Liverpool will go seven points clear at the top with victory over Leicester City on Wednesday night.And given the table-topping Reds have won their previous 17 matches versus…
Jurgen Klopp on Virgil van Dijk fitness, Manchester City’s ‘advantage’ and the Leicester City ‘threat’
Jan 29, 2019 • 13 min
Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media on Tuesday afternoon to preview his table-topping side’s return to action at home to Leicester City.As always, the Liverpool manager had interesting things to say, starting with the fitness of Virgil van Dijk,…
Blood Red: What the new contracts say, the small details in the title race, and the Camacho question
Jan 28, 2019 • 44 min
Unlike this time last year, when Philippe Coutinho upped sticks to join Barcelona, there was never any danger of Liverpool losing one of their big guns in the current transfer window.But questions remained over when Sadio Mane would join Mohamed Salah and…
Naby Keita, Jurgen Klopp, Bayern Munich and why Timo Werner would be perfect for Liverpool
Jan 26, 2019 • 23 min
We picked up the phone to Steve Dawson, a Liverpool fan based in Singapore, and presenter for Fox Sports Asia, for our latest podcast.As well as being a big Red, he is also a Bundesliga expert, as one of his main roles at the station is to anchor their…
Blood Red: The player underappreciated outside of Anfield - and Liverpool’s best January transfer window signings
Jan 25, 2019 • 44 min
Jurgen Klopp’s side may have the weekend off, but there’s no rest for the Blood Red panel as they return with the latest must-listen Liverpool FC podcast.With Joe Gomez having suffered a setback, and the injuries and suspensions beginning to pile up for…
Poetry in Motion: The Premier League player who would improve Liverpool and dreaming of a Luis Suarez return
Jan 24, 2019 • 48 min
Liverpool may have been sunning themselves in Dubai – and no doubt doing a bit of work, too – but Neil Fitzmaurice braved the cold to make his way to the ECHO studio to record the latest Poetry in Motion podcast, ably assisted by his regular side-kick Joe…
The goals, the ‘diving’, and the cryptic tweets of Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah
Jan 22, 2019 • 20 min
With Liverpool away in Dubai, and without a game to preview until the visit of Leicester City to Anfield a week on Wednesday, we picked the phone back up to Ahmad Yousef, an Egyptian football expert and editor of the King Fut.com website, who is close to…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah ‘diving’ problem, defending Jordan Henderson, and pondering Naby Keita
Jan 21, 2019 • 43 min
He may have fired Liverpool to another win, and in the process raced to 50 Premier League goals in ridiculously fast fashion, but rather than his incredible scoring feats, the focus was on Mohamed Salah’s alleged ‘diving’ following the 4-3 victory over…
Post-Game: Liverpool win thriller with Crystal Palace to go seven points clear at the top
Jan 20, 2019 • 72 min
Recovered yet?As James Pearce brilliantly said in his written verdict for the ECHO, ‘much more of this and Liverpool will have to start issuing Valium with the match tickets’.Well, we hear more from James in what is a bumper and jubilant Post-Game podcast…
Liverpool’s table-toppers, Ki-Jana Hoever’s highs and lows, and Harry Wilson’s future
Jan 20, 2019 • 25 min
It’s not just Liverpool’s first team who are enjoying a fabulous season.The Under-18s also top the table after they started the New Year in exactly the same fashion they finished the old one.Barry Lewtas’ excellent young side won 1-0 at home to Sunderland…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s transfer market shortcut, the Harry Wilson debate and remembering Roy Hodgson
Jan 18, 2019 • 45 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to discuss the last few days of all things Anfield.…
The full audio from Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s pre-Crystal Palace press confernece
Jan 18, 2019 • 21 min
Jurgen Klopp sat down in front of the media on Friday afternoon to preview Saturday’s visit of Crystal Palace to Anfield - and you can listen to it in full here.He delivered injury updates on Gini Wijnaldum, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dejan Lovren, Adam…
Allez Les Rouges: The cornerstones of Liverpool’s title bid and the signings Jurgen Klopp could make
Jan 17, 2019 • 52 min
With the regular Allez Les Rouges guests being sent on warm-weather training, host Peter Hooton is joined by not one, but two Liverpool-supporting managers who are working wonders in the Football League.Accrington Stanley’s John Coleman has been on the…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Van Dijk revelation and how Alisson has emulated Grobbelaar to rival De Gea
Jan 14, 2019 • 46 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce, the ECHO’s Paul Gorst and special guest Norwegian author Ragnhild Lund Ansnes to discuss the…
Post-Game: Relentless Liverpool re-establish seven-point lead at top with professional victory at Brighton
Jan 12, 2019 • 35 min
Crisis? What crisis?Liverpool bounced back from those back-to-back defeats to start the New Year with a 1-0 win at Brighton that leaves Manchester City back in exactly the same position they found themselves 10 days ago – seven points behind and with the…
The nuisance out to derail Liverpool’s Premier League title bid - and a new puzzle for Jurgen Klopp to solve
Jan 12, 2019 • 20 min
Liverpool may have seen their unbeaten start come to an end in their first Premier League game of the New Year.But you would think they will return to winning ways today and re-establish their seven-point lead at the top over Manchester City.After all,…
Blood Red: Keita worries, an unexpected defence, and Liverpool’s striker dilemma
Jan 11, 2019 • 41 min
It’s Friday, which means one thing… it’s the Blood Red podcast.And joining host Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst on the latest episode is our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce, who kicks off the pod by giving an update on the walking wounded.Unless Joel…
Every word Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp had to say in his pre-Brighton & Hove Albion press conference
Jan 11, 2019 • 20 min
Something a little different for you, Reds fans.Our main Blood Red show will be with you later today (Friday), as usual, but in the meantime we’re giving you the chance to listen to every word Jurgen Klopp had to say in his press conference to preview the…
How Liverpool will react to first defeat and the case for Klopp and Edwards to make another surprise signing
Jan 10, 2019 • 44 min
So Liverpool have started the New Year with back-to-back defeats.But given Jurgen Klopp’s side still have a four-point lead at the top, and given the FA Cup was at the bottom of the priority list, our first View from the Kop podcast of 2019 focuses very…
Poetry in Motion: Why Man City defeat could work in Liverpool’s favour - and dissecting Klopp’s midfield dilemma
Jan 9, 2019 • 45 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his first Poetry in Motion podcast of 2019, and he’s joined by regular guests Dan Kay and Joe Rimmer, who returns from his one-pod ban after swearing on last Friday’s Blood Red, and in turn getting the show banned from the…
Blood Red: The solution at centre-back, the form of Naby Keita, and Liverpool’s bigger picture
Jan 8, 2019 • 28 min
Nearly 24 hours after a second-string Liverpool side suffered an FA Cup exit at Premier League rivals Wolves, James Pearce joins Theo Squires and debut host Connor Dunn for the first of two Blood Red podcasts this week.James was at Molineux for the ECHO…
Post-Game: Ki-Jana Hoever and youngsters impress but senior stars disappoint as Liverpool exit FA Cup early
Jan 7, 2019 • 48 min
A chance of a first trophy under Jurgen Klopp gone or bigger fish to fry?That’s the debate that rages on the Post-Game podcast after Liverpool went down 2-1 at Wolves to exit the FA Cup before the fifth round for the fourth successive season under Jurgen…
Blood Red: Liverpool lose the right way, the Fabinho question and arguing about the FA Cup
Jan 4, 2019 • 61 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to discuss the last few days of all things Anfield. Top of the agenda is the first league defeat of the season at Manchester…
Post-Game: All good things come to an end as table-topping Liverpool lose pulsating clash and unbeaten record to title rivals Manchester Cit
Jan 3, 2019 • 60 min
All good things come to an end.Yes, Liverpool’s superb 20-match unbeaten start to the campaign was curtailed on Thursday night when they lost a genuinely high-quality encounter at defending champions Manchester City 2-1.The loss means Liverpool’s lead at…
The Manchester City verdict on Liverpool, their transformation, and why Jurgen Klopp is Pep Guardiola’s kryptonite
Jan 3, 2019 • 26 min
Here we go. Manchester City v Liverpool at the Etihad, Matches do not come much bigger now in the Premier League - and tonight’s one in particular.Cast your mind back a month and most supporters, maybe even Liverpool fans included, would have had City…
Allez Les Rouges: The Anfield belief, the Guardiola dilemma, and the issue of fan tribalism
Jan 2, 2019 • 46 min
What a time it is to be a Liverpool fan.A record start to a league season, six points clear at the top, and with the little matter of a trip to the defending champions Manchester City to come on Thursday night.Little wonder, then, that there is an air of…
Final Blood Red of 2018: Roberto Firmino’s brilliance, Gini Wijnaldum’s importance and why 2019 could be a vintage year for Liverpool
Dec 31, 2018 • 36 min
In the final Blood Red podcast of 2018, James Pearce and Paul Gorst are joined by stand-in host Sam Carroll to sign off for the year with a bang.The trio of ECHO reporters pick the bones out of Saturday’s 5-1 hammering of Arsenal as they reflect on…
Post-Game: Five-star Liverpool thrash Arsenal to end memorable year on high and go further clear at top
Dec 29, 2018 • 42 min
What a performance. What a year. And what a lead at the top.Yes, Liverpool are now nine points clear in first place in the Premier League after they signed off in 2018 with a thumping 5-1 victory over Arsenal at Anfield this evening.The record-breaking…
The mentality change, the former Klopp ally, and the player to rival Alisson for signing of the season
Dec 29, 2018 • 38 min
It’s been some year for Liverpool and, should they overcome Arsenal in the late kick-off, they would end 2018 unbeaten at home in the Premier League.And, more importantly, it would also ensure they would stay at least six points clear at the top going…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Shaqiri power play and the surprise defensive problem on the horizon
Dec 28, 2018 • 41 min
The red machine of Liverpool keeps rolling on - and the Blood Red team are in very high spirits.To a degree.Kristian Walsh is joined by Paul Gorst, Connor Dunn and Theo Squires as they discuss the Reds’ 4-0 win over Newcastle - and what it means for the…
Post-Game: Relentless Liverpool sweep aside Newcastle United to go six points clear at top as Manchester City lose again
Dec 26, 2018 • 29 min
Eight straight Premier League wins and a six-point lead at the top makes for one very happy Post-Game podcast.Yes, Liverpool continued their relentless form with a routine 4-0 victory over Newcastle United on Boxing Day.But while the Reds are keeping…
His arrival, his fee, his impact, his history – Virgil van Dijk Christmas Day special
Dec 24, 2018 • 29 min
Liverpool have given their supporters the perfect Christmas present by opening up a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League.But last’s year gift came two days after the big day when Virgil van Dijk’s protracted move from Southampton was completed…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Premier League title aura and why Jurgen Klopp is a football thermometer
Dec 23, 2018 • 42 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst to discuss the last few days of all things Anfield. Top of the agenda is the win over Wolverhampton Wanderers that means the…
Inside track on Bobby Duncan, Ki-Jana Hoever and the high point of a great year for Liverpool’s academy
Dec 23, 2018 • 17 min
It’s been the perfect ending to a memorable year for Liverpool’s first team.The win over Wolves on Friday ensured the Reds will be top at Christmas – and Manchester City’s shock defeat at home to Crystal Palace the following afternoon guarantees that the…
Post-Game: Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk lead unstoppable Liverpool to Wolves win and Christmas top spot
Dec 21, 2018 • 51 min
There is just no stopping Liverpool FC.Goals from the outstanding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk - the former’s 14th of the season, taking him to the top of the domestic scoring charts; the latter’s first in the league for the club - fired the…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Mauricio Pochettino worry, why FSG aren’t the Glazers and the Wolves question
Dec 20, 2018 • 52 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Connor Dunn to discuss the last few days of all things…
The local boy done good, the reported target, and their part in the fearless Wolves side standing in Liverpool’s way
Dec 20, 2018 • 34 min
Victory at Molineux on Friday night would stretch Liverpool’s Premier League winning run to seven games, ensure they open up a four-point lead over Manchester City, and guarantee they would be top on Christmas Day for the first time in five years.But, as…
Allez Les Rouges-Poetry in Motion special: Liverpool’s secret weapon in the title race and the major change in Jurgen Klopp’s squad
Dec 19, 2018 • 49 min
We have a very special podcast for you, Reds fans.Allez Les Rouges and Poetry in Motion are two of our most well-established and well-loved pods and, what with it being the last week before Christmas, Neil Fitzmaurice and Peter Hooton have teamed up to…
Jurgen Klopp’s genius and how he’s delivered Liverpool’s best title shot since 1990
Dec 18, 2018 • 53 min
A huge chasm now exists between English football’s most successful clubs and it was exposed in all its glory at Anfield on Sunday as Liverpool swept aside sorry Manchester United.It took the Reds back to the top of the Premier League and it proved to be…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Fabinho surprise, the Roberto Firmino revival and being ready for Bayern Munich
Dec 17, 2018 • 52 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to look back on the win over Manchester United,…
Post-Game: Super-sub Shaqiri sends Liverpool back to the top as rivals Manchester Untied are humbled
Dec 16, 2018 • 39 min
19 points.That’s just how big a gap exists between table-topping and unbeaten Liverpool and their fallen rivals Manchester United all the way down in sixth.But more importantly is the one-point lead the relentless Reds hold over the Manchester team that…
The shift in power, the identity crisis, and the wariness Liverpool still need to feel of Manchester United
Dec 15, 2018 • 27 min
Everton could not do Liverpool a favour.Their 3-1 loss at Manchester City means Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten side need to beat Manchester United on Sunday to go back to the top of the Premier League.Given the fact a remarkable 16 points separates the sides in…
Blood Red: The biggest factor in Liverpool overhauling Manchester United – and why Jose Mourinho’s words won’t wash
Dec 14, 2018 • 35 min
One topic dominates the latest Blood Red podcast.Recorded early to allow the ECHO sportsdesk to hit the town for their Christmas do, one topic dominates.No, it’s not our favourite Christmas songs, although that does get a mention at the start; it is, of…
Jurgen Klopp’s evolution, his transfer dilemma, Mohamed Salah’s celebrations, and Liverpool’s ultimate party pooper
Dec 13, 2018 • 40 min
What a December it’s been so far for Liverpool.The most dramatic of Merseyside derby wins, a gritty comeback at Burnley, a four-goal thrashing of Bournemouth that took the Reds to the top of the Premier League, and then a terrific performance to beat…
Blood Red: The aura around Alisson Becker - and the maturity from the much-maligned which sealed Champions League progression
Dec 12, 2018 • 38 min
No surprise that the Blood Red team are in very high spirits after another famous Anfield night in Europe. Host Kristian Walsh is joined by James Pearce and Caoimhe O’Neill to reflect on the night the Reds showed the true measure of their maturity, with…
Post-Game: Mohamed Salah and Alisson Becker star as Liverpool beat Napoli to book Champions League last-16 spot
Dec 11, 2018 • 52 min
Top of the Premier League – and now through to the last 16 of the Champions League to boot.What a 10 days it has been for Liverpool.And to reflect on the 1-0 win over Napoli on Tuesday night that secured their place in the knockout stages of the…
Napoli, their world class defender and the ex-Liverpool transfer target made for the Premier League
Dec 11, 2018 • 18 min
Liverpool climbed to the top of the Premier League at the weekend after they swept aside Bournemouth to continue their unbeaten, record-breaking start.But now the Reds’ focus switches to the Champions League and their must-win final Group C game at home…
Blood Red: The player key to Liverpool keeping their cool in the Premier League title race and the Champions League conundrum facing Jurgen
Dec 11, 2018 • 41 min
The hunter has become the hunted.Yes, Liverpool top the Premier League at long last after they brushed aside Bournemouth and Manchester City suffered their first defeat of the campaign.And in our first Blood Red podcast of the week, James Pearce joins…
Post-Game: Magic Mohamed Salah stars as Liverpool go top with superb victory at Bournemouth
Dec 9, 2018 • 43 min
Top of the league!Yes, the unbeaten and relentless Reds moved above Manchester City at the summit of the Premier League with a superb 4-0 victory at Bournemouth in the early Saturday kick-off.And they are staying there after City lost the late kick-off at…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s defensive problems and how Fabinho and Naby Keita flipped the midfield debate on its head
Dec 8, 2018 • 29 min
It’s Friday, it’s the Blood Red podcast, and we have an exclusive for you.Sadly, it’s not Liverpool’s next signing, but the revelation of James Pearce’s middle name.Without giving the game away, it’s nothing on the one bestowed upon Theo Squires, who…
Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool’s chance to shift the title dynamic and the New Year statement signings Jurgen Klopp should make
Dec 7, 2018 • 45 min
Peter Hooton takes a leaf out of Jurgen Klopp’s book for his latest Allez Les Rouges podcast.Just like the Liverpool boss against Burnley on Wednesday, Hooton has made sweeping changes to his line-up.But the guests coming into to replace his benched…
John Arne Riise exclusive on winning the Champions League, THAT goal v Manchester United and how he very nearly didn’t sign for Liverpool
Dec 6, 2018 • 40 min
The latest Blood Red podcast is another belter.Our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce sat down with former Reds defender John Arne Riise on Wednesday before the Burnley game.Riise was back in Liverpool to promote his brutally honest new…
Djimi Traore exclusive on close relationship with Rafa Benítez, rejecting Everton and helping Liverpool win the Champions League
Dec 6, 2018 • 66 min
In a Blood Red podcast special, former Liverpool defender Djimi Traore sits down with Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to talk through his career.The ex-Mali international made 141 appearances for the Reds, which included the Champions League triumph of…
Post-Game: Liverpool make club history and keep up pressure on Manchester City with comeback Burnley win
Dec 5, 2018 • 35 min
Think of all the great sides Liverpool have had in their history.But not one has eenjoyed a start to a campaign as good as the one Jurgen Klopp’s current crop are.Yes, despite a 12th win in 15 unbeaten Premier League matches, achieved in difficult…
What’s going wrong at Burnley and why Liverpool should need no Ragnar Klavan-style late heroics
Dec 4, 2018 • 18 min
Now most of us would swap big wins for the dramatic way Liverpool settled the Merseyside derby every day of the week.But, if we’re being greedy, the one thing missing from Liverpool’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season is a thumping victory.There…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Fabinho discovery, defending Jurgen Klopp and now or never for Divock Origi
Dec 3, 2018 • 53 min
In the latest Blood Red Podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to look back on a remarkable Merseyside derby,…
Post-Game: Unlikely hero Divock Origi wins Liverpool the Merseyside derby in the most dramatic of fashion
Dec 2, 2018 • 49 min
Wow, just wow.Liverpool won the Merseyside derby 1-0 at Anfield this afternoon thanks to a 96th-minute winner from the unlikeliest of heroes, Divock Origi.The super-sub’s header settled the contest as the Reds extended their unbeaten record at home to…
The lowdown from both sides of Stanley Park in our special Merseyside derby preview
Dec 2, 2018 • 19 min
Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise - the Merseyside derby is still the big game for Liverpool and Everton supporters.And, with the 232nd meeting between the sides just hours away, we’ve produced a special preview podcast for both our Blood Red and Royal…
Poetry in Motion: Looking for Liverpool’s spark amid the new-found steel and midfield derby dilemmas
Nov 30, 2018 • 35 min
Two days before the Merseyside derby, illness and unavailability has ravaged the ECHO’s sportsdesk. That means just Paul Wheelock was able to join Neil Fitzmaurice on the latest Poetry in Motion podcast - and even he is battling a severe case of man…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Champions League failing, worrying over Fabinho and Naby Keita and why beating Everton still matters
Nov 30, 2018 • 50 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce along with ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Theo Squires to pick the bones out of the latest Champions…
Post-Game: Liverpool pay price for first-half no-show in Paris as Champions League hopes go down to the wire
Nov 29, 2018 • 50 min
So it will all come down to Napoli at Anfield on December 11.Beat Carlo Ancelotti’s side 1-0 or by two clear goals and Liverpool will definitely take their place in the Champions League knock-out stages.But they will have to improve on the performance…
James Pearce previews Liverpool’s mouthwatering Champions League match at Paris Saint-Germain – and looks back at an interesting press confe
Nov 28, 2018 • 13 min
Not long to go now, Reds.Liverpool are in Champions League action at the Parc des Princes tonight, taking on the superstars of Paris Saint-Germain.But going into what is a mouthwatering match between two of the best strikeforces in world football, it is…
Paris Saint-Germain’s Anfield wake-up call, the Nabil Fekir team-mate Liverpool should target, and those Fabinho rumours
Nov 28, 2018 • 25 min
So who’s ready for round two?Liverpool’s thrilling and richly deserved 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain in September kicked off the Champions League in style and remains one of the best matches of the season so far.But the return clash in the French…
Blood Red: Mohamed Salah channels Lionel Messi, Liverpool’s PSG poser and the Man City problem
Nov 27, 2018 • 48 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst to look back at the win over Watford, debate Roberto Firmino’s revival, consider Mohamed Salah’s worth, enter (once again)…
Post-Game: Relentless Liverpool sweep aside Watford to make it their best ever start to a Premier League season
Nov 25, 2018 • 48 min
Liverpool are not going away.Manchester City may have won again to maintain their narrow lead at the top.But the Reds are also unbeaten and remain just two points behind in second after they triumphed 3-0 at Watford and made it the club’s best ever start…
The trio targeting a place in Jurgen Klopp’s senior squad and the contrasting fortunes of Liverpool’s youth sides
Nov 25, 2018 • 19 min
It’s a big afternoon for Liverpool’s Under-23s today as they make the short trip across Stanley Park to take on Everton in the mini-derby.And it’s the Premier League 2 clash, and the fallout to the U23s’ 7-0 humbling by Villarreal, that takes centre stage…
The Watford player who would be perfect Liverpool - and the other threats to the Reds’ unbeaten crown
Nov 24, 2018 • 22 min
Liverpool resume their Premier League title challenge this afternoon when they travel to Vicarage Road to take on Watford.Jurgen Klopp’s unbeaten side will be favourites to bring the three points back to Merseyside and kick off a very important week in…
Blood Red: Solving Liverpool’s midfield muddle, underrating Mane and trying to cling on to Man City
Nov 23, 2018 • 47 min
The international break is over! Rejoice!Kristian Walsh hosts the latest Blood Red podcast and is joined by James Pearce and Paul Gorst as they discuss Sadio Mane penning a new deal at Liverpool and how he’s ultimately underrated by many.The midfield…
WWE NXT superstar Zack Gibson on supporting Liverpool, Triple H and why wresting is like Istanbul comeback
Nov 22, 2018 • 35 min
In a Blood Red podcast special, Paul Gorst sits down with WWE wrestler and Liverpool supporter Zack Gibson to talk following the Reds and working for the world’s biggest wrestling company.Liverpool-born Zack explains how his love of the Reds became…
Allez Les Rouges: The fallout from the Premier League’s ‘own goal’ - and the player who looks born to wear the Liverpool shirt
Nov 22, 2018 • 42 min
It’s coming up to two weeks since the Redmen were last in action, but the latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, hosted by Peter Hooton, and featuring regular guests Kieth Culvin, Ste ‘Mono’ Monaghan and John Nicolson, has a lot to get off its chest.It starts…
John Toshack on his glittering Liverpool career, Bill Shankly, Jurgen Klopp, and how close he came to taking over at Anfield
Nov 21, 2018 • 42 min
A true Liverpool great is the special guest of our latest podcast.John Toshack has been back in the city this week to promote his new book, Toshack’s Way: My Journey Through Football.And the man who won three First Division titles, two UEFA Cups and an FA…
The real story of Loris Karius’ time in Turkey - and how Damien Comolli could still have a say in Liverpool’s transfer business
Nov 20, 2018 • 25 min
International breaks give you the chance to reflect, but I don’t think you’ll find a single Liverpool supporter who would argue with the move Jurgen Klopp made in the summer when he signed Alisson Becker and ended any hope Loris Karius had of starting the…
Blood Red: Q&A special on Sturridge, Mane contract, Pulisic and January signings
Nov 19, 2018 • 60 min
We turned the agenda over to you, our listeners, for the latest Blood Red podcast.Answering questions posed on Twitter and our new Facebook group page for all the podcasts we produce (click HERE to join), our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce joins…
Blood Red: Trent Alexander-Arnold’s midfield move - and following Steven Gerrard’s legacy
Nov 16, 2018 • 52 min
It’s the international break but that hasn’t stopped our Blood Red team from sitting down and discussing all the latest from Anfield. The continued rise of Trent Alexander-Arnold continues after his first goal for England, with a discussion over whether…
Liverpool’s Xherdan Shaqiri problem and why Richard Scudamore £5m bonus is an insult
Nov 15, 2018 • 36 min
Liverpool are enjoying their joint best start to a Premier League season, and are just two points behind Manchester City, but universal acclaim for Jurgen Klopp’s high-flying side is in short supply.So, for our latest View from the Kop podcast, Sean…
Champions League winner Antonio Nunez on ‘beautiful’ season with Liverpool, Rafa Benitez and ‘complete player’ Steven Gerrard
Nov 14, 2018 • 32 min
Our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce tracked down a member of the Reds’ 2005 Champions League-winning squad for our latest podcast - and what a cracker it is.Antonio Nunez was back in Liverpool at the weekend for the first time since leaving…
The FSG takeover talk - and how Liverpool can bridge the Manchester City gap
Nov 13, 2018 • 25 min
Liverpool are just two points behind Manchester City at the top of the table after enjoying a record-equalling start to a Premier League campaign.But what makes the Reds’ form all the more impressive is the fact they are going toe to toe with a club that,…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Man City solution, the Jordan Henderson question and the Nabil Fekir transfer poser
Nov 12, 2018 • 60 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO trio Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to look back at the win over Fulham, whether there really was any controversy over the opening goal, discuss…
Post-Game: Xherdan Shaqiri takes chance to shine as Liverpool sweep Fulham aside to continue superb start
Nov 11, 2018 • 26 min
Liverpool needed a reaction after their disappointing Champions League defeat to Red Star - and they got one this afternoon as they beat basement boys Fulham 2-0 at Anfield thanks to goals either side of half-time from Mohamed Salah and Xherdan…
The summer signing Liverpool dodged a bullet with - and the dressing room problems that could help the Reds
Nov 10, 2018 • 20 min
As disappointing as the defeat to Red Star in midweek was for Liverpool, it still has to be placed into context.After all, their Champions League destiny remains in their own hands, and should they win at home to Fulham on Sunday they would go back to the…
Blood Red: Naby Keita’s real start at Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp’s mood and the trouble with Trent Alexander-Arnold
Nov 9, 2018 • 45 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce along with ECHO duo Connor Dunn and Dan Kay to look back at the dismal defeat to Red Star…
Allez Les Rouges: Searching for Liverpool’s lost mojo and the Red Star selection mistakes that should not be repeated
Nov 8, 2018 • 43 min
Crisis? What crisis?As bad as the defeat to Red Star was, Liverpool’s Champions League destiny remains in their own hands, and victory on Sunday over Fulham would move them back to the top of the Premier League table.But as Jurgen Klopp admitted himself…
Poetry in Motion: Adam Lallana, Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Liverpool’s big concerns
Nov 7, 2018 • 45 min
It’s the morning after the night before, and Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his Poetry in Motion podcast, joined by Joe Rimmer and Paul Wheelock.There’s no getting away from it - Fitzy is getting a little bit concerned by his beloved Reds.They may still be…
Post-Game: Lacklustre Liverpool give themselves Champions League headache with dismal Red Star defeat
Nov 6, 2018 • 40 min
That was a bad, bad night at the office.But only time will tell just how damaging Liverpool’s desperately disappointing Champions League defeat to Red Star will be.What we do know is that it means Liverpool have slipped to second going into their final…
What Liverpool will face in Belgrade will be a world away from the Premier League – and debating the Xherdan Shaqiri decision
Nov 6, 2018 • 24 min
Tonight is Liverpool’s first trip to Belgrade since October 1973 when they suffered the first of two defeats to Red Star to exit the European Cup.They proved to be a watershed moment for legendary manager Bill Shankly, who changed the club’s approach to…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s finest margins, Virgil van Dijk’s wasted career and the Roberto Firmino issue
Nov 5, 2018 • 45 min
The unbeaten Liverpool machine rolls on.But 27 points from a possible 33 is only enough to place the Reds in third at the top of the Premier League after Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Arsenal.Host Kristian Walsh is joined by Paul Gorst and the ECHO’s Liverpool…
Shining the spotlight on Liverpool’s on-fire Under-18s and asking what lies in store for Dominic Solanke
Nov 4, 2018 • 18 min
Before jetting out to Belgrade in the morning, our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce speaks to Paul Wheelock for our latest Academy Show podcast.Most of the show focuses on the Reds’ on-fire Under-18s side, who made it eight straight wins in Premier…
Post-Game: Enthralling Emirates draw takes Liverpool back to the top
Nov 3, 2018 • 34 min
What a game that was.Yes, there was disappointment and frustration that Liverpool could not hold on for what would have been another statement victory.But the Reds more than played their part in an enthralling contest and, more importantly, the 1-1 draw…
Pre-match podcast as Liverpool look to go back to the top of the Premier League and end Arsenal’s revival under Unai Emery
Nov 3, 2018 • 20 min
Looking forward to tonight’s match at the Emirtates? I know we are!So to whet the appetite further for a game that always seem to guarantee goals and drama, we have produced a little pre-match podcast for you.It kicks off with host Paul Wheelock talking…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Joe Gomez decision, the Xherdan Shaqiri poser and Arsenal’s secret agent
Nov 2, 2018 • 50 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Connor Dunn to look ahead to the trip to Arsenal, consider…
Those Ramsey links, Aubameyang issue and the problem Arsenal position Liverpool can exploit at the Emirates
Nov 1, 2018 • 19 min
We know Liverpool are the real deal.One look at the current Premier League table and the progress they have made under Jurgen Klopp, particularly in the calendar year, is testament to that.But what about Arsenal?They go into Saturday’s tea-time showdown…
Talking men’s mental health and honouring the memory of two big Liverpool fans
Nov 1, 2018 • 21 min
What’s great about Liverpool and Merseyside is that no matter who you support, whether Red or Blue, is that people stand together on the bigger, more important things than what happens out on the pitch.Yet another example of that is the special event…
Mark Walters on Liverpool’s title chances, nearly signing for Everton, transfer fee pressure and European nights
Oct 30, 2018 • 21 min
Mark Walters believes Liverpool finally boast a team capable of bringing the “Holy Grail” back to Anfield.Title glory eluded the former Reds winger under both Graeme Souness and Roy Evans in the early 90s but he’s confident the current crop can succeed…
Blood Red: The Xherdan Shaqiri conundrum and Klopp’s big selection problem for Arsenal
Oct 29, 2018 • 45 min
The Blood Red podcast is back and like Jurgen Klopp, we’ve rotated our squad.Out goes full-time Liverpool correspondent (both home and away) James Pearce and in comes Dan Kay and Theo Squires.Meanwhile, Reds reporter Ian Doyle is playing in an unfamiliar…
Allez Les Rouges: What constitutes the Reds’ best back line? | Red Star Belgrade reaction | Cardiff preview
Oct 27, 2018 • 47 min
It’s another bumper edition of Allez Les Rouges, with Liverpool season ticket holder and The Farm frontman Peter Hooton in his regular hosting seat.Joining him on this episode are Kop stalwarts Keith Culven and John Nicolson, as well as Accrington Stanley…
Blood Red: The weekend Jurgen Klopp wanted and why A Star is Born in Liverpool’s Joe Gomez
Oct 26, 2018 • 41 min
Liverpool ensured there was to be no unlucky 13 as they safely negotiated Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday night - and game No.14 of the season comes hot on the heels for Jurgen Klopp’s side.Paul Gorst, James Pearce and host Kristian Walsh sat down to talk…
Post-Game: Liverpool’s win over Red Star in the Champions League felt like a corner turned
Oct 25, 2018 • 18 min
Not only did the Reds get back to winning ways in European competition after a disappointing defeat to Napoli last time out, but Jurgen Klopp’s men seemingly rediscovered their attacking verve as they scored four goals and put Red Star to the sword.James…
Exclusive interview with Marko Grujic ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League clash with his boyhood club Red Star Belgrade
Oct 23, 2018 • 15 min
Champions League football is back at Anfield on Wednesday night - and the clash with Red Star Belgrade will be special for one Liverpool player in particular.Marko Grujic is a Red Star fan who grew up in Belgrade and rose through the ranks of his hometown…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s boring problem, trusting Xherdan Shaqiri and time to rest Andy Robertson
Oct 22, 2018 • 47 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn to look back at the dreary win over Huddersfield Town, consider Joe Gomez’s form and Xherdan Shaqiri’s…
Post-Game: Liverpool win ugly at Huddersfield Town to move level on points at the top
Oct 21, 2018 • 28 min
It was far from pretty but Liverpool’s hard-fought victory at Huddersfield Town this evening means they have moved level on points at the top of the Premier League table with current leaders and defending champions Manchester City.But bar from Mohamed…
Corroborating Jurgen Klopp’s claims and why Huddersfield is the start of the real test of Liverpool’s title chances
Oct 20, 2018 • 26 min
With Liverpool flying high in third, with six wins and two draws from their unbeaten opening eight games to the Premier League campaign, surely the trip to Huddersfield Town is an away banker?Huddersfield, after all, are winless, sit third from bottom and…
Blood Red: The Fabinho problem – and the ‘undroppable’ player Liverpool can get more from
Oct 19, 2018 • 48 min
Real football is back this weekend… and in your and second and final Blood Red podcast of the week, host Joe Rimmer is joined by James Pearce and Paul Gorst to look ahead to Liverpool’s Premier League return at Huddersfield Town on Saturday, and much more…
The view from Egypt on Mohamed Salah and flipping the script on Liverpool’s ‘misfiring’ front three
Oct 18, 2018 • 22 min
Cast your mind back to this stage of the season one year ago and Mohamed Salah sat on four goals from his first eight Premier League games of the campaign.Fast-forward 12 months and Liverpool’s superstar striker has netted just one goal fewer despite…
Poetry in Motion: Gini Wijnaldum’s midfield change and Adam Lallana can be the answer to Jurgen Klopp’s injury crisis
Oct 18, 2018 • 46 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his Poetry in Motion podcast and for the latest episode he is reunited with Joe Rimmer and joined by Kristian Walsh, who keeps his place after an impressive showing last time out.In contrast, Jurgen Klopp may have to ring the…
Conflicting case of on-loan Liverpool youngsters Harry Wilson and Ben Woodburn
Oct 16, 2018 • 22 min
Harry Wilson and Ben Woodburn are currently on international duty, team-mates with Wales, but on Saturday the highly rated Liverpool youngsters will be on opposite sides with their respective on-loan Championship clubs.However, whereas Wilson is seemingly…
Blood Red: FSG’s biggest success and failure - and the mistakes they are learning from at Liverpool
Oct 16, 2018 • 59 min
In a special Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Connor Dunn to discuss the FSG reign. What have they done right? What have they done wrong? What about transfers?…
The Keita, Lallana and Shaqiri questions – and the inherited players Klopp has improved the most
Oct 14, 2018 • 35 min
Jurgen Klopp may have so far this season resisted the temptation to rotate the impressive squad he has put together in his three years as Liverpool boss, but that’s exactly what we have done for our latest View from the Kop podcast.Caoimhe O’Neill makes…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Naby Keita problem, the Jurgen Klopp midfield poser and targeting Paul Pogba
Oct 13, 2018 • 60 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Liverpool reporter and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to discuss the last few days of all things Anfield. Amid the stupor of the international break,…
Ex-Liverpool striker and Reds-supporting manager and chairman shine spotlight on Non-League Day
Oct 13, 2018 • 33 min
With Liverpool without a game this weekend due to the international break, we thought we would focus attention on football that is far removed from the Premier League for our latest podcast.It’s Non-League Day in England, which means football fans, not…
Allez Les Rouges: Who must replace James Milner and the biggest achievement of Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool reign
Oct 11, 2018 • 47 min
Peter Hooton returns with the Allez Les Rouges podcast and so do three of his regular guests, Ste Monaghan, Kieth Culvin and John Nicolson, to look back on the final two matches of a testing and stamina-sapping run of seven games in 23 days for…
Kevin Keegan on Liverpool’s title chances, what Bill Shankly would have made of Jurgen Klopp, and his own glorious Reds career
Oct 10, 2018 • 15 min
A true Liverpool FC legend is the special guest of our latest Blood Red spin-off podcast.Kevin Keegan was back in the city last week to promote his new autobiography, My Life in Football, and Paul Wheelock caught up him with him after a signing…
Talking Jurgen Klopp, Michael Edwards and the inside story on Liverpool’s ‘real fab three’
Oct 9, 2018 • 39 min
In our latest Verdict podcast, Paul Wheelock speaks to the Sunday Times football correspondent, Jonathan Northcroft, on what could not be the more timely of days.The pair met at the oh-so-glamorous location of Uttoxeter Services on the same day that…
Blood Red: Addressing Naby Keita’s form and reflecting on three years of Jurgen Klopp
Oct 8, 2018 • 47 min
Host Joe Rimmer is joined by our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce, Theo Squires and Dan Kay for our first Blood Red podcast of the week.The quartet pick the bones out of the top-of-the-table 0-0 draw with Manchester City at Anfield and try to…
Post-Game: The lowdown as Liverpool and Manchester City cancel each other out in top-of-table clash
Oct 7, 2018 • 36 min
Let’s face it, that didn’t live up to the hype, did it?But this afternoon’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City at Anfield does mean that Liverpool remain unbeaten after the first eight games of the season - and does mean they will go into yet another…
Blood Red: Asking more of Liverpool’s midfield - and the psychological edge they hold over Man City
Oct 6, 2018 • 39 min
A massive game at Anfield awaits and we have the very latest chat ahead of the crucial clash. Host Kristian Walsh sits down with Paul Gorst and Paul Philbin to discuss the impending visit of Man City and just what is needed to put down a marker in the…
Why Liverpool pose the biggest problem to Manchester City - and the player now making the champions tick
Oct 5, 2018 • 30 min
We have a special Blood Red spin-off podcast for you to head into the weekend.Stuart Brennan is the long-term chief Manchester City writer for the Manchester Evening News.And host Paul Wheelock picked up the phone to Stuart to get the inside track on the…
Poetry in Motion: Cutting Liverpool’s front three some slack - and the surprising change in Jurgen Klopp’s tactics
Oct 4, 2018 • 47 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his Poetry in Motion podcast and, for this episode, he is joined by Kristian Walsh and Paul Wheelock, who are asked, just what went wrong in Naples last night?Kristian wonders whether we witnessed something Jurgen Klopp…
Post-Game: Picking bones out of bad night in Europe as lacklustre Liverpool lose to Napoli
Oct 3, 2018 • 40 min
Liverpool made the perfect start to their Champions League campaign with a thrilling 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield two weeks ago.But what we witnessed this evening was night and day compared to that as the Reds were beaten 1-0 by…
Lowdown on Napoli, the strength of Serie A, and why it’s a different Klopp and Liverpool returning to Naples
Oct 3, 2018 • 33 min
Liverpool are back in Champions League action tonight when they travel to Italy to take on last season’s Serie A runners-up Napoli - and we have a packed Preview podcast to look ahead to the big match.We kick off by speaking to our Liverpool FC…
Writing Kevin Keegan’s life story and why the Liverpool legend would have loved to have played under Jurgen Klopp
Oct 2, 2018 • 30 min
A true Liverpool FC legend this week makes his return to the city.Kevin Keegan will be at Waterstones on Wednesday afternoon to promote his brilliant new autobiography, My Life in Football.The book was written with Daniel Taylor, the chief football writer…
Blood Red: Can Daniel Sturridge earn a new Liverpool contract and are Chelsea now a likeable team?
Oct 1, 2018 • 40 min
One man dominates the latest Blood Red podcast, hosted by Joe Rimmer and also featuring James Pearce, Dan Kay and Theo Squires.And that man is Daniel Sturridge after his superb strike earned Liverpool a late but thoroughly deserved 1-1 draw at Chelsea on…
Post-Game: Super-sub Daniel Sturridge shows class to earn Liverpool richly deserved point from Chelsea cracker
Sep 29, 2018 • 35 min
What a game. And what a goal.It looked like Liverpool were heading for a second defeat to Chelsea in the space of four days after Eden Hazard, the matchwinner in the midweek Carabao Cup tie between the sides, opened the scoring.But a quite superb strike…
Allez Les Rouges: The player Liverpool cannot afford to rest and the single-mindedness of Klopp
Sep 29, 2018 • 46 min
Peter Hooton is back with his Allez Les Rouges podcast, a little later than usual, but with good reason, as he has been busy promoting his excellent new book, The Boot Room Boys: The Unseen Story of Anfield’s Conquering Heroes.And joined by Liverpool…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk factor, the problem with Chelsea and Jose Mourinho becoming Alan Partridge
Sep 28, 2018 • 39 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce along with ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Chris Beesley to discuss the last few days of all things…
Chris Kirkland on his Reds return and what has been going on at Liverpool FC Women
Sep 27, 2018 • 15 min
It may be less than six weeks old, but it has already been an eventful season for Liverpool FC Women.After a summer of massive change that saw the majority of last season’s squad leave along with manager Scott Rogers, the club was looking to stabilise…
Post-Game: Liverpool’s perfect start ended by Chelsea amid new VAR controversy at Anfield
Sep 26, 2018 • 32 min
All good things must come to an end, and after seven straight wins, Liverpool have suffered their first defeat of the season after losing 2-1 to Chelsea in the Carabao Cup.And in our Post-Game podcast, we get the view from the pressbox, the stands and the…
Lowdown on Chelsea, the teenage talent tipped to fill Eden Hazard’s boots, and why Fabinho has been made to wait
Sep 26, 2018 • 23 min
It’s the first of Liverpool’s big double-header with Chelsea tonight as the clubs do battle at Anfield in the Carabao Cup.And to get the lowdown on the team standing in Reds’ way of continuing their perfect start to the season, we spoke to Nizaar…
How Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp should approach Chelsea and why rivalry with Manchester City is one-sided
Sep 25, 2018 • 39 min
Seven wins from seven, top of the Premier League, and off to a flyer in the Champions League, but have Liverpool hit top gear yet?That is the question Reds season-ticket holders Sean Bradbury, Dan Kay and Paul Philbin answer in our latest View from the…
The evolution of Jurgen Klopp’s style and how Southampton win was like going back in time
Sep 24, 2018 • 39 min
There is a special guest on the first Blood Red podcast of the week.The Farm frontman and author Peter Hooton joins James Pearce, Connor Dunn and host Joe Rimmer ahead of the launch of his superb new book, The Boot Room Boys: The Unseen Story of Anfield’s…
Post-Game: Relentless Liverpool beat Southampton to make it a magnificent seven and create club history
Sep 22, 2018 • 37 min
Today’s 3-0 win over Southampton means Liverpool have won their opening seven competitive matches of a season for the first time in the club’s history.And more importantly it means Jurgen Klopp’s side moved two points clear at the top of the table ahead…
Danny Ings, Virgil van Dijk and the team standing in the way of Liverpool making club history
Sep 22, 2018 • 17 min
Liverpool will look to make it a club record seven straight wins to start a season when they welcome Southampton to Anfield this afternoon.And you would not bet against them given the fabulous form Jurgen Klopp’s side are in.But what of the team standing…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s big change, the Anfield atmosphere and what to do with Mohamed Salah
Sep 21, 2018 • 44 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce along with ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Theo Squires to discuss the last few days of all things…
Reflecting on a great week for the Academy and the Liverpool youngsters catching the eye
Sep 21, 2018 • 16 min
The wins over Tottenham Hotspur and Paris Saint-Germain have made it a superb week so far for Jurgen Klopp’s senior side.But it’s also been seven days to savour for the club’s younger teams.There was a third straight league victory for Barry Lewtas’ U18s…
Poetry in Motion: The area Liverpool need to improve and Jurgen Klopp’s intriguing team selections
Sep 20, 2018 • 50 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his Poetry in Motion podcast and for the latest episode he is joined by Dan Kay and reunited with Joe Rimmer.The trio kick off the show by looking back on Liverpool’s statement-making victories over the past week.Dan explains…
Blood Red: Debunking the Mohamed Salah myths and what’s next for Daniel Sturridge
Sep 19, 2018 • 26 min
It was a special night, so it is only right that we mark the thrilling 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain with a special, impromptu edition of our Blood Red podcast.James Pearce joins Paul Gorst and host Joe Rimmer to assess and analyse a superb victory…
Post-Game: Liverpool leave it late to seal thrilling victory over Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League opener
Sep 18, 2018 • 36 min
New Champions League season, same old, thrilling Liverpool.The Reds kicked off their Group C campaign with a late but fully deserved 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain.And in our latest Post-Game podcast we look back on yet another European night to…
How Liverpool can exploit vulnerable Paris Saint-Germain and why Anfield atmosphere will be new test of Kylian Mbappe
Sep 18, 2018 • 19 min
Champions League football is back with a bang at Anfield tonight as Liverpool take on Paris Saint-Germain in a match that would not look out of place in the later rounds let alone a group opener.The Reds have made a superb start to the Premier League with…
Blood Red: Stirring Firmino, spine-setting Wijnaldum and why Liverpool are Oliver Twist no more
Sep 17, 2018 • 50 min
A win at Wembley is always something to celebrate, especially when it extends Liverpool’s perfect start to the Premier League campaign. Host Kristian Walsh is joined by James Pearce and Dan Kay as they pick apart the performance, including a Jurgen Klopp…
Story of the Liverpool fans who make the Kop look special – and the importance of getting the next generation to the game
Sep 16, 2018 • 46 min
With the impressive Wembley win over Tottenham Hotspur continuing the perfect start to the Premier League season, Liverpool can now turn their attention to their Champions League opener with Paris Saint-Germain.And what a match it should prove to be as…
Post-Game: Liverpool make statement of intent with Wembley win over Tottenham Hotspur
Sep 15, 2018 • 17 min
Well, what a difference a year makes… Or 11 months to be precise.Last October Liverpool lost 4-1 to Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley to slip to ninth in the Premier League and leave them trailing eventual champions Manchester City by a massive 12 points.But…
Blood Red: The myth of Liverpool’s top six away day woe and Jurgen Klopp’s biggest test yet
Sep 14, 2018 • 42 min
Proper football is back as Liverpool travel to Tottenham - and our latest Blood Red podcast has every angle covered.Kristian Walsh hosts with James Pearce, Theo Squires and Caoimhe O’Neill there to discuss a mammoth seven-game stretch.The long-term future…
Allez Les Rouges: Why mouthwatering run should bring best out of Liverpool as season starts now
Sep 14, 2018 • 57 min
With Peter Hooton sunning himself in Sicily ahead of the launch of his brilliant new book, the latest episode of the Allez Les Rouges podcast is hosted by a voice that will be very familiar to our listeners.The Liverpool ECHO’s former Liverpool FC editor…
Liverpool’s first ‘real test’ as they head to Wembley to take on a ‘fragile’ Tottenham Hotspur side
Sep 13, 2018 • 28 min
We’re bringing you our Preview podcast a little earlier than usual but after two weeks without a Liverpool match, we’re getting a little excited, especially when a trip to Wembley to take on Tottenham Hotspur kick-starts what could be a season-shaping run…
Story of Joe Gomez’s rise from Charlton kid to Liverpool and England starter – by one of the men who knows him best
Sep 12, 2018 • 19 min
Best Liverpool player so far this season? Joe Gomez would have to be in with a shout, and his fine form was recognised by Gareth Southgate at the weekend when he chose the 21-year-old over Manchester City’s £50m man Kyle Walker to start for England…
Peter Crouch on his Liverpool career, Rafa Benitez Secret Santa stitch-up, Steven Gerrard and the current Reds crop
Sep 11, 2018 • 10 min
Your latest spin-off show to our main Blood Red podcast is a quick catch-up with ex-Liverpool striker Peter Crouch, who has been back in the city to promote his brilliant new book, How to be a Footballer.The former England international talks his Anfield…
Blood Red: Monstrous Fabinho, Liverpool’s cash bonus and rebuilding Fortress Anfield
Sep 10, 2018 • 41 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst along with special guest Caoimhe O’Neill to discuss the form of Brazil duo Fabinho and Firmino, decipher Djibril Cisse’s…
Discussing Firmino, midfield poser for Spurs and why tough Champions League draw is just what Liverpool need
Sep 9, 2018 • 40 min
With the dreaded international break now very much upon us, we tried something a little different in our latest View from the Kop podcast.Hosted by Paul Wheelock and featuring season-ticket holders Paul Philbin and Dan Kay, the trio kick off the show by…
Insight into James Milner the man and why the Liverpool midfielder should be considered world class
Sep 8, 2018 • 29 min
Is James Milner getting better with age? Well, the guest of this special Blood Red spin-off show certainly thinks so.Stephen Warnock is a friend and former Aston Villa team-mate of Milner’s and he offers a fascinating insight into the evergreen Liverpool…
Blood Red: Liverpool’s transfer shift, sword falls on Jordan Henderson and Fabinho hysteria
Sep 7, 2018 • 43 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Paul Gorst, Dan Kay and the lesser-spotted Chris Beesley to pick the bones out of Neymar’s comments about the Reds’ Premier League hopes, the…
Poetry in Motion: The big difference in Liverpool and why an irked Sadio Mane spells bad news for the rest of the Premier League
Sep 6, 2018 • 49 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his latest Poetry in Motion podcast and – once he’s allowed to get his words out – he is joined by the returning Dan Kay and debutant Paul Gorst.With Liverpool sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League with four wins…
Those Neymar comments, Jurgen Klopp’s straight bat, and assessing Liverpool’s hopes of silverware
Sep 5, 2018 • 35 min
Former Liverpool defender Stephen Wright is the special guest on our latest Verdict podcast.We recorded a podcast with the Academy graduate earlier this summer looking back on his career.But our latest catch-up, at Wrexham AFC’s Racecourse Ground, was all…
Life under Rafa Benitez, learning from Steven Gerrard, and the road back to the Premier League
Sep 4, 2018 • 37 min
We welcomed former Liverpool youngster and current Cardiff City defender Lee Peltier into the ECHO’s studio for our latest podcast.After a trip down Memory Lane with the show’s co-host Paul Gorst, Lee tells the tale of a brilliant career that at the age…
Liverpool’s midfield conundrum, the Alisson Becker issue and what now for Dejan Lovren?
Sep 3, 2018 • 48 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Connor Dunn and Dan Kay to look back at the win over Leicester City, debate the merits of Alisson Becker’s footwork, salute Joe…
How Liverpool are helping Steven Gerrard make an impact at Rangers – and what it means for Brendan Rodgers and Celtic
Sep 1, 2018 • 24 min
With Liverpool sitting top of the Premier League with four wins from four, Reds supporters can now sit back, relax and watch an Old Firm derby between Celtic and Rangers that they have more than a vested interest in.Sunday’s showdown represents Liverpool…
Post-Game: Liverpool hold on at Leicester City to make it best start to a league season since 1990
Sep 1, 2018 • 33 min
They were far from at their brilliant best but, for the first time since 1990, Liverpool have made it four straight wins to start a league season.The 2-1 victory at Leicester City also ensured Jurgen Klopp’s side maintained their position at the top of…
Lowdown on trip to Leicester City as refreshed Liverpool look to make it four wins from four
Sep 1, 2018 • 30 min
Liverpool today take their 100% winning record to Leicester City where they will attempt to make it four wins from four and maintain their position at the top of the Premier League table.And we have the full lowdown on the King Power Stadium clash in our…
The truth about Liverpool’s Champions League draw - and the real test for Jurgen Klopp
Aug 31, 2018 • 44 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO hack Kristian Walsh to discuss the Champions League draw, ponder a similarly tricky…
Why it’s a Champions League draw to savour and the one player Jurgen Klopp cannot rotate
Aug 30, 2018 • 50 min
Liverpool’s Champions League group stage opponents are the big talking points in the latest edition of the unmissable Allez Les Rouges podcast.Recorded straight after the Reds discovered they will go head to head with Paris St Germain, Napoli and Red Star…
The story behind Mohamed Salah’s bitter dispute with the Egyptian FA
Aug 30, 2018 • 19 min
Mohamed Salah could be crowned the UEFA Player of the Year at this evening’s Champions League group-stage draw.Should Salah see off Luka Modric and holder Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the crown, it would continue the Liverpool superstar’s remarkable…
The ‘perfect Klopp player’, Mourinho’s mood and why Liverpool’s boss is right to strike note of caution
Aug 29, 2018 • 40 min
Liverpool’s perfect start to the Premier League season has served only to increase the excitement and expectation surrounding Jurgen Klopp’s side.But is Reds boss Klopp right to strike a note of caution as he did after the win over Brighton & Hove Albion…
Why Gini Wijnaldum continues to amaze - and is it time to forgive Michael Owen?
Aug 28, 2018 • 43 min
After a Bank Holiday break, the Blood Red podcast is back.Joe Rimmer is joined by Paul Gorst, Kristian Walsh and James Pearce to dissect the victory over Brighton and discuss what’s next for Liverpool.The lads chat about Alisson’s heart-in-mouth moment at…
The Liverpool fan from a family of Blues who will be out to knock Everton out of the EFL Cup
Aug 27, 2018 • 34 min
The special guest on our latest podcast is Rotherham United footballer Jon Taylor.Like so many people from Merseyside, Jon comes from a family featuring both Liverpool and Everton fans.But unlike his brother and cousin, the Huyton lad chose the Reds – and…
Post-Game: Liverpool make it three wins from three to go top of the Premier League
Aug 25, 2018 • 30 min
Three games played, three wins, three clean sheets and nine points on board.Yes, Liverpool sit top of the table after they beat Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 on Saturday evening to maintain their perfect start to the season.Mo Salah’s 29th goal in 29…
Liverpool look to maintain blistering start by adding to Brighton’s away day woes
Aug 25, 2018 • 35 min
With Liverpool unbeaten at Anfield in the Premier League since April 2017 and Brighton & Hove Albion having not picked up three points on their travels in nine months, surely the outcome of Saturday’s tea-time kick-off is a formality?That is the question…
The FSG takeover question, changing rotation and should Liverpool be on their guard over Sadio Mane?
Aug 24, 2018 • 36 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce along with ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to discuss the form and possible fear regarding…
Expert casts his eye over Liverpool’s finances in wake of run to Champions League final
Aug 24, 2018 • 38 min
News broke today (August 24, 2018) that Liverpool have been the subject of a failed £2bn bid to buy the club, which would have been the most expensive takeover in the history of football.Our Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce subsequently reported…
Poetry in Motion: Single most important signing Klopp has made and why we are now seeing a different Liverpool
Aug 23, 2018 • 40 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back from sunny Prestatyn for his latest Poetry in Motion podcast and, joined by Paul Wheelock and regular sidekick Joe Rimmer, the trio assess Liverpool’s flying start to the season.Virgil van Dijk was the star of the show at Selhurst…
Liverpool’s midfield surprise, problem for Lovren, and why van Dijk has changed everything
Aug 22, 2018 • 38 min
It’s been an ominously impressive start to the season for Liverpool – and to reflect on the wins over West Ham and Crystal Palace, and the big talking points from them, our View from the Kop podcast is back.Reds fans Paul Philbin and Neil Macdonald join…
Blood Red: A different Mohamed Salah and does Liverpool’s Alisson Becker merit the hype?
Aug 21, 2018 • 51 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay to look back on the last few days of all things Anfield. The win at Crystal Palace is discussed at length,…
Post-Game: Looking back on Liverpool’s professional 2-0 win at Crystal Palace
Aug 20, 2018 • 27 min
Six points in the bag, six goals scored, and none conceded – Liverpool could not have made much more of an impressive start to the Premier League season.And in our latest Post-Game podcast we look back on the victory that ensured Jurgen Klopp’s exciting…
The inside track on Liverpool’s trip to Crystal Palace for the first Monday Night Football of the season
Aug 19, 2018 • 37 min
It’s been a long weekend without football for Liverpool supporters.But after seeing Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham continue their perfect starts, the Reds will also attempt to make it two wins from two at Crystal Palace in the first Monday Night…
The Liverpool v Manchester United rivalry with a twist
Aug 18, 2018 • 14 min
It’s been a summer of massive change for Liverpool FC Women… with a new name, a new manager, new staff and new players.And in our latest podcast we reflect on what has been a very busy pre-season and look ahead to the Reds’ opening game of the campaign at…
Blood Red: The player Liverpool cannot do without, the truth about Crystal Palace and what’s happening with Sadio Mane?
Aug 17, 2018 • 49 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is finally reunited with full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce, along with ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to discuss the last few days of…
Allez Les Rouges: Debating the defence, Roberto Firmino and what will be key to Liverpool winning the title
Aug 16, 2018 • 58 min
Peter Hooton is back with his excellent Allez Les Rouges podcast – and he’s invited a special guest along for the latest instalment.Alongside regulars Kieth Culvin, John Nicolson and Ste Monaghan is Accrington Stanley manager – and big Red – John…
What next for starlets who impressed in pre-season and why Liverpool is the club to go to for young players
Aug 15, 2018 • 21 min
It’s a big weekend for Liverpool FC’s academy with their U18s and U23s sides playing their first home matches of what is set to be another exciting season at Kirby.Neil Critchley’s U23s welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Anfield on Friday (7pm) before the U18s,…
Keita comparisons, Fekir ‘saga’, and why Jose Mourinho and Manchester City have a problem with Liverpool
Aug 14, 2018 • 34 min
Liverpool and football are back – and so are our Weekend Verdict podcasts.And our first guest of the new season is the Merseyside Football Reporter for The Telegraph, Chris Bascombe.Chris was at Anfield on Sunday to watch the Reds make an early statement…
Blood Red: Liverpool can get carried away about Naby Keita - and James Milner’s unexpected influence
Aug 13, 2018 • 42 min
The Premier League is back for another season - and Liverpool have hit the ground running.The Reds smashed West Ham United at Anfield, with Mohamed Salah opening the scoring, two goals from Sadio Mane and a strike from Daniel Sturridge doing the business…
Post-Game: Liverpool thrash West Ham to make perfect Premier League start
Aug 12, 2018 • 25 min
Well, as starts go, that was just about perfect.The 4-0 win over West Ham was Liverpool’s biggest opening day victory at Anfield since 1932 – so little wonder then that the mood is buoyant on our first Post-Game podcast of the new Premier League…
The inside story on Liverpool’s Premier League opener against West Ham United
Aug 11, 2018 • 26 min
The wait is nearly over – Liverpool kick-off their Premier League campaign at home to West Ham United on Sunday.And we’ve got a full preview of the Anfield clash in our latest podcast.The pod features our very own Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce,…
Blood Red: The Liverpool season predictions podcast - and Jurgen Klopp’s defensive dilemma for Premier League opener
Aug 10, 2018 • 35 min
Fresh from headlining the Liverpool’s ECHO’s successful first live Blood Red Q&A, James Pearce joins host Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn for the latest Blood Red podcast.The trio talk West Ham, the defensive crisis Jurgen Klopp has already, and just how…
Poetry in Motion: What Liverpool’s signings can bring and the Premier League predicted
Aug 10, 2018 • 48 min
Fresh from hosting the Liverpool ECHO’s successful first live Blood Red Q&A, Neil Fitzmaurice is back with a very special edition of his Poetry in Motion podcast.Joined by regular sidekicks Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay, the triumvirate kick-off another…
Why Liverpool are now acting like a big club – and the key to toppling Manchester City
Aug 8, 2018 • 37 min
The phoney war is over, the real stuff starts on Sunday, but before then there’s the little matter of transfer deadline day to get through. So to talk the last day of the window, and look back on pre-season and look ahead to the new campaign, Liverpool…
The real story of Liverpool chant Allez Allez Allez – and why the club are now buying into Reds fan culture
Aug 7, 2018 • 51 min
The story of Liverpool’s run to last season’s Champions League final is well told – but less so is the tale of the man whose song soundtracked the memorable march to Kiev.Jamie Webster’s brilliant version of Allez Allez Allez has taken the big Red and…
Blood Red: The big hurdle facing Alisson and Liverpool’s transfer deadline conundrum
Aug 6, 2018 • 37 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by Kristian Walsh, Paul Gorst and new ECHO recruit Theo Squires to discuss the win over Napoli, what we learned from Alisson Becker’s debut, more moaning from Jose…
The Liverpool signing who will be the Premier League’s surprise package - and how this squad compares to others
Aug 3, 2018 • 38 min
It’s a special edition of the Blood Red podcast as Ian Doyle is joined by Kristian Walsh, Paul Gorst and Joe Rimmer to answer your questions.The lads talk about which of Liverpool’s summer signings will take the Premier League by storm, as well as who…
Taking the Anfield experience Stateside and the feelgood factor in the Liverpool squad
Aug 2, 2018 • 46 min
In the latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, our host Peter Hooton is joined by regular John Nicolson… and two very special guests.Danny Nicolson, of the BOSS night, and Jamie Webster, whose brilliant version of Allez Allez Allez was the soundtrack to the run…
The great Liverpool auction - who should Jurgen Klopp sell and for how much?
Jul 30, 2018 • 59 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst to run the rule over Jurgen Klopp’s squad and decide where it could be pruned. Should Loris Karius be sold? Should Daniel…
Reviewing Liverpool’s trip to America and taking a look back at the 4-1 hammering of Manchester United
Jul 29, 2018 • 28 min
Christopher Beesley and Paul Gorst host a special edition of the Blood Red podcast.They speak to James Pearce in the US who reviews Liverpool’s pre-season tour of America.And the boys also take a look back at Liverpool’s impressive 4-1 win over Manchester…
Liverpool can’t play Naby Keita excitement down any longer - and Curtis Jones is a major prospect
Jul 27, 2018 • 49 min
It’s a special edition of the Poetry in Motion podcast as Neil Fitzmaurice (or is that Fitzmorris?) is joined by Joe Rimmer and special guest Natalie Evans.Natalie is the Daily Mirror’s US Digital Editor based in New York. She’s also a massive Liverpool…
Enough is enough for Loris Karius - and will we ever see Pulisic at Liverpool?
Jul 22, 2018 • 25 min
In the first of our special US tour podcasts, Joe Rimmer and Kristian Walsh are joined by James Pearce - LIVE from Charlotte, North Carolina - to dissect Liverpool’s 3-1 defeat to Borussia Dortmund.Our boys battle dodgy Wifi connections, the US weather…
The change in FSG and the one position Liverpool still need to strengthen
Jul 21, 2018 • 47 min
The signing of Alisson for a world record fee for a goalkeeper dominates the latest episode of the brilliant Allez Les Rouges podcast.Host Peter Hooton and his guests, Steph Jones, Ste Monaghan and John Nicolson, are all delighted that the Brazilian has…
Alisson, Liverpool’s back-to-front spine surgery and Daniel Sturridge sees the other side
Jul 20, 2018 • 47 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool correspondent Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Joe Rimmer, Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst to assess a busy week at Anfield, not least the world record capture of Alisson from Roma and what…
Liverpool’s new striker poser, discussing the World Cup and the great season ticket debate
Jul 16, 2018 • 41 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool correspondent Ian Doyle finally returns from his holidays and is joined by ECHO regulars Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst along with brand new sports team member Connor Dunn to look back at the World…
Danny Ward deserves his chance - but Liverpool might still need to sign another goalkeeper
Jul 13, 2018 • 38 min
It’s time for another episode of the Blood Red podcast.And this week, Joe Rimmer is joined by Paul Gorst, Dan Kay and Liverpool FC reporter (both home and away) James Pearce to talk Xherdan Shaqiri, Bury and you guessed it, goalkeepers.Danny Ward is to be…
What next for Liverpool and Loris Karius – and making sense of the transfer rumours
Jul 12, 2018 • 46 min
Neil Fitzmaurice is back with his latest Poetry in Motion podcast alongside the ECHO’s Joe Rimmer and Paul Wheelock – and the trio have a lot to talk about.England’s World Cup exit, Dejan Lovren’s eye-catching comments, Naby Keita, Fabinho and Daniel…
Is there still time for Daniel Sturridge to convince Jurgen Klopp to keep him at Liverpool?
Jul 9, 2018 • 43 min
Daniel Sturridge is the big talking point in the latest Blood Red podcast.Joe Rimmer is joined by James Pearce, Paul Gorst and Dan Kay to discuss Liverpool’s 7-0 thrashing of Chester, including Sturridge’s eye-catching performance.James gives us an…
The key Loris Karius question - and if Danny Ward is Liverpool’s answer
Jul 6, 2018 • 35 min
Six weeks on from the Champions League final and Loris Karius’ nightmare night is still on the lips of everybody - not least Jurgen Klopp. After the German boss’ latest comments, Blood Red host Kristian Walsh sits down with James Pearce and Paul Gorst to…
Sean Cox tribute, super-sub Firmino and the goalkeeper Liverpool should not sign
Jul 6, 2018 • 54 min
It was one of the most symbolic images of Liverpool’s thrilling run to the Champions League final – captain Jordan Henderson and the rest of the squad holding the banner dedicated to Sean Cox after the semi-final second leg in Rome.And in our latest Allez…
Scouse footballer and Liverpool fan speaks out on his battle with depression
Jul 3, 2018 • 34 min
Kevin Ellison’s decision to speak out about his eight-year battle with depression……. it’s a battle the boyhood Liverpool fan kept quiet from his family – and one that led him to leading a ‘double life’ and one that ultimately led to the breakdown of his…
What Salah’s new deal means for Liverpool, Buvac latest and pre-season plans
Jul 2, 2018 • 46 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, Joe Rimmer is joined by James Pearce, Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst to discuss Mohamed Salah’s new five-year contract with Liverpool.James reveals the details behind Salah’s new deal as well as the Reds’ plans to get Sadio…
Hirving Lozano, Diego Godin and how the World Cup is impacting Liverpool’s transfer business
Jun 29, 2018 • 41 min
What players at the World Cup would you like to see Liverpool sign in the summer transfer window?That was the question taken on by Paul Gorst and Kristian Walsh in a Blood Red podcast special.With the transfer silly season well and truly underway in the…
Nabil Fekir, transfer deadline day and football reporting in the social media age
Jun 28, 2018 • 52 min
The days of waiting to pick up a copy of the ECHO to find out the latest Liverpool transfer news have long gone.The internet changed that and, for our latest Anfield+ podcast, hosted by Paul Wheelock and featuring Joe Rimmer, Sean Bradbury and ECHO old…
Does the Premier League realise how good Naby Keita is? Liverpool’s new signing discussed
Jun 27, 2018 • 47 min
Host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by regular sidekicks Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay for the latest episode of the unmissable Poetry in Motion podcast.With the World Cup in full swing, events in Russia feature heavily, including Liverpool captain Jordan…
How Liverpool’s attack will shape up next season - and if it is enough for a title challenge
Jun 26, 2018 • 29 min
The World Cup might be in full swing but movement has started within the corridors of Melwood. Host Kristian Walsh is joined by James Pearce and Paul Gorst as they focus on the potential incomings and outgoings of Liverpool’s forward line, with the…
Mo Salah, a new name in the goalkeeper search, and Liverpool’s relationship with the England national team
Jun 23, 2018 • 47 min
World Cup talk dominates the latest episode of the brilliant Allez Les Rouges podcast.Host Peter Hooton and regulars Kieth Culvin and John Nicolson discuss the Liverpool players currently representing their countries in Russia including Dejan Lovren,…
Alisson, Oblak, Fekir and Liverpool’s transfer questions answered
Jun 21, 2018 • 52 min
After three long weeks, James Pearce is back in action.And with him he brings plenty of transfer updates in a very special edition of the Blood Red podcast.James is joined by Joe Rimmer and Kristian Walsh to answer fan questions on Jan Oblak, Alisson…
Why Liverpool need to bite the bullet and spend big on a goalkeeper – and the Shaqiri no-brainer
Jun 14, 2018 • 48 min
Liverpool’s Premier League fixtures are out and the World Cup may be about to kick-off.But our latest episode of Poetry in Motion with Neil Fitzmaurice is mainly concerned with one thing – transfers.Yes, who the Reds will be facing in 2018-19, and events…
What Liverpool want on the opening day - and what on earth’s that new away kit all about?
Jun 13, 2018 • 27 min
In a special Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to look ahead to the release of the fixtures for the new Premier League season, discuss the importance of the opening weekend and…
What went on with Liverpool and Nabil Fekir - and what happens now?
Jun 11, 2018 • 36 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Paul Gorst and Dan Kay to debate just what went on with the Nabil Fekir transfer saga, what the Reds should do next, whether fans…
Nabil Fekir will herald all-time high at Liverpool - but there’s no pressure on the playmaker
Jun 8, 2018 • 45 min
Liverpool are set to confirm their £52.8million swoop for Nabil Fekir - but what does it mean for next season at Anfield?As the excitement over the French international reaches fever pitch, our boys take to the studio for the latest Blood Red podcast to…
The reason why Liverpool fans were upbeat after Champions League final defeat – and should Jurgen Klopp sign Jamie Vardy?
Jun 7, 2018 • 46 min
You’ll have all seen it by now – the reaction on social media from rival supporters to Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat.But, in our latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, host Peter Hooton and regulars Kieth Culvin, Steve Monaghan, and John and Danny…
Nabil Fekir, debating Roberto Firmino and Liverpool’s worst-ever signings
Jun 4, 2018 • 38 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to ponder Brazil’s visit to Anfield to take on Croatia, the reception for Philippe Coutinho and the latest on Nabil…
Liverpool’s transfer merry-go-round and would Jurgen Klopp really pay £60m for a goalkeeper?
Jun 1, 2018 • 36 min
Regular Blood Red podcast host Ian Doyle is back from his travels to Kiev and is joined by ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to assess a lively few days of all things Anfield. Top of the agenda is the goalkeeping situation following what happened to…
Where Liverpool have the edge when it comes to transfers – and who should be on Jurgen Klopp’s wishlist
May 31, 2018 • 43 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Dan Kay and the returning Joe Rimmer.Karius, Ramos, mixed emotions and memories that will last a lifetime… it goes without saying that the Champions League final gets a big…
Champions League regrets, Loris Karius criticism and the Sergio Ramos question
May 28, 2018 • 46 min
The latest Blood Red podcast is in.And it’s an episode laced with regret.Joe Rimmer sits down with Kristian Walsh and Dan Kay to decipher what went wrong in the Champions League final against Real Madrid.Dan believes there are plenty of reasons to be…
Why Zinedine Zidane is wrong and the special bonds that can lead Liverpool to Champions League glory
May 25, 2018 • 43 min
Host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent James Pearce and their former colleague Neil Jones – now of Goal – for a special Blood Red podcast recorded in the NSC Olimpiyskiy, the venue for Saturday’s Champions…
Champions League final chances, Real Madrid’s darks arts, and the story of Allez Allez Allez
May 24, 2018 • 49 min
Two days.Just two days until Liverpool contest their eighth European Cup final.And what better way to get in the mood for the massive match with Real Madrid by listening to our latest Allez Les Rouges podcast?Our host Peter Hooton is joined by Kieth…
Jurgen Klopp, his special Liverpool mission and why Real Madrid have everything to lose
May 22, 2018 • 32 min
Regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent – both home and away – James Pearce and ECHO sportsdesk colleague Kristian Walsh for the first of this week’s pre-Champions League final Blood Red podcasts.Ian…
Why Luis Suarez return makes sense - and how Virgil van Dijk has transformed Liverpool
May 17, 2018 • 44 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by the returning Dan Kay and by Paul Wheelock.The trio talk the perfect send off to Kiev that was the win over Brighton – and why Liverpool’s performance on the last day of the…
Blood Red podcast special - WWE Superstar Sheamus on CL final, Cristiano Ronaldo & Vince McMahon
May 16, 2018 • 45 min
In a Blood Red podcast special, WWE superstar Sheamus joined the ECHO’s tag-team of Paul Gorst and Joe Rimmer to speak about his love of Liverpool FC.The Irishman, from Dublin, grew up a massive Liverpool fan and can’t wait to watch the Reds take on Real…
Liverpool’s Champions League bonus, missing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and a warning to Rhian Brewster
May 14, 2018 • 27 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO duo Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to look back at an impressive win over Brighton…
The importance of unorthodox Sadio Mane and Liverpool’s final fling
May 11, 2018 • 36 min
Finally we make it down to the end of the yellow brick road for the final game of Liverpool’s Premier League season.And it’s not quite done yet for Jurgen Klopp and his players.At least Chelsea’s surprise midweek draw at home to Huddersfield Town has left…
Champions League final rip off - and how the Anfield atmosphere has improved
May 11, 2018 • 46 min
In the latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, our host Peter Hooton is joined by regulars Kieth Culvin and John Nicolson, as well as fellow season ticket holder, Joe Blott.The lads reflect on the trip to Rome – both the bad and the very, very good – and how…
Chelsea ‘overreaction’ - and what Klopp can do in the transfer market to prevent a repeat
May 7, 2018 • 39 min
It has been a miserable Bank Holiday Monday for many Liverpool fans.Beaten at Chelsea by Olivier Giroud’s first-half goal, the Reds now face a nervy last day showdown with Brighton at Anfield for a place in next season’s Champions League.But are fans…
Is Jurgen Klopp underrated? He is Liverpool’s unifying force
May 4, 2018 • 46 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by first-team regular Joe Rimmer and debutant Paul Wheelock.The lads talk the dramatic night in Rome that saw Liverpool qualify for the Champions League final with particular focus…
Why Real Madrid hold no fear for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in Champions League final
May 3, 2018 • 23 min
In a special Blood Red podcast, recorded at 5am GMT at Rome Airport, our regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by our Liverpool correspondent – both home and away – James Pearce and ECHO old boy Neil Jones to reflect on an unforgettable…
Liverpool’s Zeljko Buvac conundrum and the real Champions League question in Rome
Apr 30, 2018 • 40 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay to ponder the shock developments regarding the Reds’ coaching staff, briefly discuss the Stoke City…
Allez les Rouges - Why Stoke is every bit as important as Roma
Apr 27, 2018 • 50 min
In the latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, our host Peter Hooton is joined by regulars Kieth Culvin, John Nicolson and Ste Monaghan, plus special guest, Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman.Coleman’s miraculous achievements at Accrington this season are…
Mohamed Salah the world’s best on Jurgen Klopp’s greatest night as Liverpool manager
Apr 25, 2018 • 36 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to look back on a remarkable Champions League semi-final first leg at Anfield, discuss just how good…
Liverpool’s Champions League destiny, saluting Mohamed Salah and the European ticket debate
Apr 23, 2018 • 36 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and special guest Tony Barrett, Liverpool’s head of club and supporter liaison, to look ahead…
Liverpool’s drop off in quality & why opposition fans won’t rate Firmino
Apr 20, 2018 • 37 min
The Blood Red podcast is back - but this time without veteran/seasoned/evergreen reporter Ian Doyle. Instead, it’s Joe Rimmer who takes the hosting duties. He is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter (both home and away) James Pearce as well as the…
How Jurgen Klopp transformed Liverpool’s defence and why fans should expect trophies..
Apr 19, 2018 • 43 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by the returning Joe Rimmer and by Dan Kay, who keeps his place after an excellent debut display two weeks ago.The lads discuss how Jurgen Klopp has transformed Liverpool’s…
The key change in Mo Salah which means Liverpool have nothing to fear this summer
Apr 16, 2018 • 43 min
Host Kristian Walsh is joined by our full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO Trends Writer Paul Gorst to look back at a successful few days for the Reds.The podcast examines Saturday’s 3-0 win over Bournemouth, the…
Allez les Rouges – Creating new European history and are Liverpool a better team without Coutinho?
Apr 13, 2018 • 47 min
In the latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, our host Peter Hooton is joined by John Nicholson and Kieth Culvin to reflect on a magical night at the Etihad (broken-down coaches, lost voices and all), to hail Trent Alexander-Arnold, and to question whether the…
Fortune favours Liverpool’s bravery as Champions League immortality edges nearer
Apr 11, 2018 • 47 min
Regular host and Liverpool reporter Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool correspondent - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO sports audience editor Kristian Walsh to look back at a remarkable, tense night at Manchester City, how the Reds…
The problem Liverpool face ahead of ‘era-defining’ Man City clash
Apr 9, 2018 • 47 min
Kristian Walsh takes hosting duties and is joined by ECHO journalists Paul Gorst and Day Kay to discuss the culmination of a vital week at Anfield. After Saturday’s goalless - but injury free - Merseyside derby, it’s all thoughts to the Etihad. The lads…
Oxlade-Chamberlain the mythbuster and solving the midfield crisis
Apr 6, 2018 • 53 min
The celebrations after Man City continue… but what awaits Liverpool in the next week? Poetry in Motion host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Kristian Walsh and Dan Kay to wax lyrical over the Anfield atmosphere, as well as a few key performers. But thoughts…
How Liverpool humbled Man City and where it ranks in the list of great Anfield nights
Apr 5, 2018 • 64 min
Regular host Ian Doyle is joined by James Pearce and Kristian Walsh to dissect an incredible performance - and evening - at Anfield. The lads discuss every major talking point, both inside and outside the stadium. From the controversial bus welcome, to…
Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola and Liverpool’s big Champions League question
Apr 2, 2018 • 53 min
Regular podcast host and seasoned Champions League campaigner Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO journalists Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay to ponder the hard-earned win over Crystal Palace, discuss what’s next for Adam Lallana, debate the improvement of…
Timo Werner and why Liverpool are no longer settling for second best
Mar 27, 2018 • 36 min
Regular podcast host and seasoned campaigner Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO triumvirate Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay to ponder the international break, links with Timo Werner, the Thomas Lemar situation, what to do with Emre Can, a possible return…
Allez Les Rouges from Dublin
Mar 26, 2018 • 48 min
A special Allez les Rouges podcast from Dublin talking about fan culture with the guests and Liverpool’s upcoming matches against Crystal Palace and Manchester City.Joining Peter Hooton are Danny Nicholson (Boss Mag) and Ed Fitzsimmons a Dublin-based…
Two Tribes: Tony Evans on the incredible 85/86 season which saw a city on the brink
Mar 23, 2018 • 26 min
Tony Evans, Dave Prentice and James Pearce recall the tumultuous 1985/86 season when Liverpool and Everton battled for supremacy on the pitch - and off it the city battled against the full impact of Thatcher’s policies. For information regarding your data…
Signing for Liverpool, working with Roy Evans and winning the ISL trophy - Tony Warner’s story
Mar 22, 2018 • 36 min
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Tony Warner sits down with James Pearce to talk about his long football career.Warner has just returned to the UK having won the Indian Super League as part of former Aston Villa manager John Gregory’s backroom staff.The…
Mohamed Salah’s pause of a genius and talking about the Anfield atmosphere
Mar 19, 2018 • 41 min
Experienced and versatile sports journalist Ian Doyle, the regular Blood Red podcast host, is joined by ECHO hacks Joe Rimmer and Dan Kay to look back on a Mohamed Salah masterclass, ponder just where he sits in the Anfield pantheon, say some nice things…
How Liverpool can beat Manchester City in the Champions League
Mar 16, 2018 • 33 min
Experienced football journalist and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO journalist Kristian Walsh to ponder the Champions League quarter-final draw nobody really wanted, how the tie will pan out and look ahead to the Premier…
Old Trafford regrets, Champions League dreams and another Leipzig raid?
Mar 14, 2018 • 47 min
In the latest Poetry in Motion podcast, Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Joe Rimmer and, for the last time perhaps, Neil Jones to reflect on Liverpool’s disappointing showing at Old Trafford.Were nerves behind the Reds’ poor display? Joe thinks so. The lads…
Liverpool can learn from Manchester United, defending Dejan Lovren and the referee question
Mar 13, 2018 • 38 min
Seen-it-all-before regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO reporters Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst to look back at the defeat at Manchester United, consider where it leaves Jurgen…
Vegard Heggem discusses his journey to Anfield, Houllier/Evans and early retirement
Mar 11, 2018 • 31 min
It was a Liverpool career cruelly cut short by injury.But Vegard Heggem is able to appreciate what he did achieve rather than dwell on what might have been.Nearly 15 years after he was forced to retire at the age of 27, the former Norway right-back’s bond…
Why Jurgen Klopp’s now showing his worth at Liverpool - and should we feel sorry for Manchester United fans?
Mar 8, 2018 • 49 min
The never-older regular host Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO reporters Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst to look back at the goalless draw with Porto, discuss Liverpool’s chances of Champions League glory, discuss how Jurgen Klopp is firmly…
Smells like team spirit at Liverpool, Karius saving his career and Klopp’s European conundrum
Mar 5, 2018 • 45 min
Regular host and long-time football journalist Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce, LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO scribe Neil Jones to look back at a routine win over Newcastle United, ponder the…
Blood Red - Rafa’s return, life without Coutinho and Reds on cusp of something special
Mar 2, 2018 • 40 min
Your regular fix of all things Liverpool from the Liverpool ECHO with host **Andy Kelly** joined by **James Pearce** and **Paul Gorst**. The panel look ahead to the return of Rafa Benitez to Anfield with his Newcastle team and look at whether setting his…
Liverpool and the burnt finger problem, Manchester United message and filthy Trent Alexander-Arnold
Feb 26, 2018 • 44 min
Regular host and long-time journalist Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO scribes Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to look back on the weekend win over West Ham United, discuss Liverpool’s top-four challenge, welcome back Nathaniel Clyne,…
Allez les Rouges - Van Dijk the general and Robertson the new Joey Jones
Feb 23, 2018 • 45 min
In the latest Allez Les Rouges podcast, our host Farm frontman **Peter Hooton** is joined by King of the Kop **Ste ‘Mono’ Monagahan**, Kop stalwart **John Nicolson** and La Manga golf professional **Mark Hook** to discuss that unbelievable victory in…
Making Moyes pay, catching Manchester United and appreciating Gerrard’s young stars
Feb 23, 2018 • 41 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, host Neil Jones is joined by James Pearce, Andy Kelly and Paul Gorst to look ahead to Liverpool’s weekend clash with West Ham, reflect on a job well done for Steven Gerrard’s U19s in the UEFA Youth League and ponder the…
The man who sold Liverpool - 90 minutes with Sir Martin Broughton
Feb 22, 2018 • 89 min
In April 2017, Andy Kelly and Neil Jones met former Liverpool chairman Sir Martin Broughton to talk about his time at Anfield.In a 90 minute interview, Broughton reveals:* RBS would have been prepared to put Liverpool FC in administration rather than…
The Christian Purslow special - Hicks and Gillett, Rafa and me, and what I really think of FSG
Feb 21, 2018 • 54 min
In an exclusive, 50-minute podcast, former Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow speaks to Andy Kelly and Neil Jones about his time at Anfield. He discusses the damaging reign of Tom Hicks and George Gillett, the eventual sale of the club to…
Sadio Mane’s Liverpool revival, the Virgil van Dijk effect and saving Loris Karius
Feb 19, 2018 • 37 min
Regular host and Champions League veteran Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce and hard-working LFC editor Andy Kelly to assess the form of Sadio Mane, the impact of Mohamed Salah, the claims of Loris…
A Champions League statement, the Firmino appreciation society and welcome back Sadio
Feb 15, 2018 • 43 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Joe Rimmer and Neil Jones to look back on a perfect European awayday for Liverpool, as they thrash Porto 5-0.The lads reflect on a Sadio Mane treble, another Roberto Firmino…
Blood Red - Van Dijk’s plus one up for grabs and going deep in Europe
Feb 12, 2018 • 44 min
The latest Blood Red podcast from the Liverpool ECHO discusses the key points from their victory over Southampton and ahead to the Champions League tie against Porto. Host Neil Jones is joined by James Pearce, Andy Kelly and Joe Rimmer as they look at the…
Playing Southampton is like facing Everton and the great goalkeeper debate
Feb 10, 2018 • 48 min
Our host Peter Hooton is Kop stalwarts John Nicolson, Ste ‘Mono’ Monagahan and Kieth Culvin to discuss referee controversy against Tottenham, why taking on Southampton is like facing Everton, looking ahead to Porto and discussing Klopp’s goalkeeping…
Why Liverpool stepped away from Thomas Lemar and can the Liverpool Saints go marching in again?
Feb 9, 2018 • 40 min
Host **Andy Kelly** is joined for the latest Blood Red podcast from the Liverpool ECHO by **James Pearce, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst**. James speaks about the latest transfer news with the Reds not expected to continue with a move for Monaco’s **Thomas…
Defending Liverpool’s defence, worrying about Mohamed Salah and was Jon Moss actually right?
Feb 5, 2018 • 50 min
Resident Tottenham Hotspur critic Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO writer Neil Jones to pick apart just what happened in the closing moments at Anfield on Sunday, debate whether Jon Moss and…
Liverpool’s transfer philosophy, putting pressure on Naby Keita and why Christian Pulisic could hold the key
Feb 1, 2018 • 47 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by the ever present Joe Rimmer and, with Neil Jones sensationally dropped, deadline day signing Kristian Walsh. The lads discuss Liverpool’s victory over Huddersfield, the problem…
Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk poser, Mohamed Salah penalty concern and following Roberto Firmino’s teeth
Jan 31, 2018 • 52 min
Regular host and transfer deadline day veteran Ian Doyle is joined by Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce, LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO journalist Neil Jones to look back at the win over Huddersfield Town, contemplate the return of…
Blood Red Steve McManaman special - Huddersfield worries me more than Spurs
Jan 29, 2018 • 16 min
Liverpool legend **Steve McManaman** joins host **Andy Kelly** from the Liverpool ECHO for a mini-edition of Blood Red to look ahead to a huge week for LFC with a trip to Huddersfield on Tuesday and a clash with Spurs at Anfield on Sunday. Steve also…
Liverpool’s transfer gamble, Jurgen Klopp’s FA Cup problem and the Daniel Sturridge question
Jan 26, 2018 • 43 min
Huge FA Cup fan and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO reporters Neil Jones and Joe Rimmer to discuss the transfer window, the big FA Cup tie, the curious case of Lazar Markovic…
10 years of Spirit of Shankly and the great Anfield ticket debate
Jan 26, 2018 • 58 min
Host Peter Hooton is joined by Anfield regulars Kieth Culvin and John Nicolson to reflect on a bad night at the office at Swansea, and what it says about the weaknesses in this Liverpool team. Why are they able to raise themselves for the big occasions,…
Unexpected nightmares in Swansea, an FA Cup warning and how Klopp can beat the traffic
Jan 23, 2018 • 35 min
In the latest episode of the Blood Red podcast, host Neil Jones is joined by James Pearce and Andy Kelly to reflect on the end of Liverpool’s long unbeaten run, their shoddy showing in Swansea and what it means for their top four prospects.They talk…
Firmino the 100% Liverpool big cheese, Goretzka groan and Klopp’s Karius mistake
Jan 19, 2018 • 56 min
Regular host Ian Doyle is joined by ECHO scribes Neil Jones and Kristian Walsh to laud Liverpool’s remaining Brazilian forward, ponder the futures of Daniel Sturridge, Marko Grujic and Ben Woodburn, discuss what might happen in the last weeks of the…
Klopp’s team-building, fabulous Firmino and why Pulisic fits the bill this summer
Jan 17, 2018 • 48 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by his ‘Firmino and Robertson’ in Neil Jones and Joe Rimmer, to reflect on all things Liverpool.In an upbeat edition, the lads reflect on the Reds’ breathtaking win over Manchester…
Reflections on a modern Liverpool classic, the Andy Robertson poser and the end for Mignolet?
Jan 15, 2018 • 47 min
Regular host and seasoned hack Ian Doyle is joined by Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce, LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO journalist Neil Jones to pick the bones out of a remarkable win over Manchester City, contemplate Andy Robertson,…
Blood Red - where do Liverpool stand in this transfer window now?
Jan 12, 2018 • 39 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast from the Liverpool ECHO, **James Pearce, Andy Kelly and Paul Gorst** assess the Coutinho deal a week on and look at where and when potential replacements may arrive. The Naby Keita and Thomas Lemar deals are discussed in…
Allez Les Rouges - Van Dijk as the new Hyypia and RIP Tommy Lawrence
Jan 12, 2018 • 58 min
Our host Peter Hooton is joined by Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman and Kop stalwarts John Nicolson, Ste ‘Mono’ Monagahan and Kieth Culvin to look back on a very busy start to the New Year for Liverpool with van Dijk’s arrival, Coutinho’s departure…
Farewell Philippe Coutinho - but what do Liverpool do now?
Jan 6, 2018 • 16 min
Regular host Ian Doyle is joined by Liverpool reporter James Pearce and ECHO journalist Neil Jones to discuss the news Philippe Coutinho is bound for Barcelona in a £142million deal - and debate the impact on the Reds’ squad, Jurgen Klopp, Fenway Sports…
The Virgil van Dijk effect, derby lessons and how Liverpool can now change
Jan 6, 2018 • 40 min
Regular host and ECHO journalist Ian Doyle is joined by colleagues Neil Jones and Paul Gorst to look back on a remarkable FA Cup derby, consider the immediate impact of Virgil van Dijk, extol the virtues of Andy Robertson and discuss the importance of…
Accepting the inevitable with Coutinho, but getting VERY excited about Van Dijk
Jan 4, 2018 • 51 min
In the first Poetry in Motion of 2018, host Neil Fitzmaurice is reunited with his deadly duo Joe Rimmer and Neil Jones to reflect on a positive Christmas for Liverpool on the field, the latest batch of Philippe Coutinho exit rumours and the excitement of…
The Philippe Coutinho question and why Liverpool are now acting like a big club
Jan 2, 2018 • 55 min
Enthusiastic journalist and regular host Ian Doyle is joined by Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce and ECHO scribes Neil Jones and Kristian Walsh to assess the ongoing Philippe Coutinho situation, look back at a good weekend for Jurgen…
Who makes way for Van Dijk, how does Klopp manage his resources and a message to UEFA from Rhian
Dec 29, 2017 • 45 min
Host Neil Jones is joined by James Pearce and Andy Kelly to preview Liverpool’s games with Leicester and Burnley. Can the Reds end 2017 on a high and begin 2018 in a similar vein?They also reflect on the deal for Virgil Van Dijk, and ponder what it means…
Virgil van Dijk - why Liverpool have done more than sign a new centre-back
Dec 27, 2017 • 33 min
Seasoned ECHO journalist Ian Doyle is joined by Liverpool reporter James Pearce and LFC editor Andy Kelly to discuss the £75million signing of Virgil van Dijk, how it was done and what it means for both Jurgen Klopp, Fenway Sports Group… and Philippe…
Blood Red - Making sense of Arsenal and the big decision awaiting Klopp
Dec 23, 2017 • 38 min
The Liverpool ECHO’s James Pearce, Kristian Walsh and Paul Gorst join host Andy Kelly to look back on Liverpool’s frankly astonishing 3-3 draw at the Emirates and discuss what now for Jurgen Klopp and his goalkeepers For information regarding your data…
Blood Red - The Mane dilemma, ‘dead sound’ Oxlade-Chamberlain and what James Pearce wants for Christmas
Dec 21, 2017 • 43 min
The Liverpool ECHO team of James Pearce, Andy Kelly and Kristian Walsh join host Neil Jones to look ahead to Liverpool FC’s trip to Arsenal For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Blood Red - Coutinho’s farewell tour and where will it all end for Mo Salah?
Dec 18, 2017 • 53 min
The Liverpool ECHO’s James Pearce, Andy Kelly and Kristian Walsh look back on Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Bournemouth but can’t help letting their minds drift to the future For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Blood Red - The midfield muddle, rotation and how players can cope with nervy Anfield
Dec 15, 2017 • 50 min
Olympic gold medal winner and huge Liverpool fan Sam Quek joins LFC editor Andy Kelly and writer Kristian Walsh to look back on the WBA game. Sam discusses how rotation affects an elite athlete and how players can learn to cope with a nervous crowd at…
Allez Les Rouges in NYC
Dec 14, 2017 • 51 min
Our regular host The Farm frontman Peter Hooton travels to New York City to watch the Merseyside derby and the WBA game. Meet members of the Official New York Liverpool Supporters Club at their base in the 11th Street Bar before Peter travels up to…
Anfield Extra - Disgraceful derby decisions, and not just from the referee!
Dec 12, 2017 • 37 min
In the final Poetry in Motion podcast of 2017 (boo hoo!), host Neil Fitzmaurice is reunited with his ‘Christmas elves’ Neil Jones and Joe Rimmer to reflect on the Merseyside derby.Fitzy gives his take on the penalty, and on Klopp’s team selection. The…
Merseyside derby madness, Klopp’s selection nightmare and why Porto draw is ideal
Dec 11, 2017 • 30 min
In the latest Blood Red podcast, host Neil Jones is joined by James Pearce and Joe Rimmer to reflect on a disappointing Merseyside derby at Anfield. They discuss THAT penalty decision, Dejan Lovren’s naivety, Joe Gomez’s excellence and Sam Allardyce’s…
Blood Red - Jan Molby special on Spartak romp, Champions League hopes and the Merseyside derby
Dec 8, 2017 • 45 min
Liverpool FC legend Jan Molby joins the ECHO’s James Pearce and Andy Kelly to look back on the Reds’ 7-0 destruction of Spartak Moscow, look ahead to the Champions league draw and preview the Merseyside derby, as Jan remembers his first clash with the…
Anfield Extra - Irresistible Liverpool, Gomez the future and why derby confidence is justified
Dec 7, 2017 • 57 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by Neil Jones and Kristian Walsh to look back on a brilliant win over Spartak Moscow.The lads discuss Joe Gomez, Emre Can, Jordan Henderson - and look ahead to Sunday’s Merseyside…
Wijnaldum moving backwards, Robertson exile ended and why Liverpool must avoid ‘Ding Dong’ in Europe
Dec 4, 2017 • 46 min
Five goals, three points, one centre back. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool machine keeps rolling on - and not even illness can stop them right now.There were plenty of talking points from the Amex Stadium, not least the team-sheet. Emre Can and Gini Wijnaldum…
Liverpool get away with it, underrated Mo Salah and overrated Joel Matip
Nov 30, 2017 • 52 min
Experienced football operative Ian Doyle is joined by equally experienced Liverpool reporter James Pearce, similarly experienced LFC editor Andy Kelly and not quite as experienced ECHO reporter Kristian Walsh to debate a chilly win at Stoke City, a…
Idealistic Jurgen Klopp, changing Liverpool’s substitutions and defending Jordan Henderson’s statistics
Nov 27, 2017 • 45 min
Fortysomething football scribe Ian Doyle is joined by the even older LFC editor Andy Kelly and significantly younger ECHO scribe Paul Gorst to look back at the draw with Chelsea, contemplate rotation and ponder a Wednesday night in Stoke. For information…
The Moreno conundrum, Henderson discussed and why Chelsea visit is perfect for Saturday night
Nov 24, 2017 • 34 min
Host Andy Kelly is joined by James Pearce and Paul Gorst as they look ahead to the Reds’ visit from Chelsea For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Allez Les Rouges - Liverpool’s hunt for leaders after Sevilla and why Moreno can’t take all the blame
Nov 24, 2017 • 44 min
We start at HT in Sevilla with host Peter Hooton and guest Keith Culvin discussing that first half before we hear the incredible noise which greeted Sevilla’s equaliser. There’s anger at the FT whistle before the panel reconvene to analyse the game with…
The Sevilla surrender, fighting too many fires and why this Liverpool will never win any trophies
Nov 22, 2017 • 39 min
In a Champions League special, veteran wordsmith Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO reporters Neil Jones and Joe Rimmer to look back at the dramatic draw in Spain and what it all means. For information regarding your data privacy, visit…
Anfield Extra - Will Chelsea be the next victims of Mo-vember at Anfield?
Nov 21, 2017 • 46 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by regulars Joe Rimmer and Neil Jones to look back on a nice, routine, Salah-inspired win over Virgil Van Dijk (and Southampton) and to look ahead to big games at home and abroad in the…
Liverpool maturing, strange Roberto Firmino and what to do with Loris Karius?
Nov 20, 2017 • 42 min
Seasoned football writer Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly, ECHO journalist Joe Rimmer and, live from Spain, full-time Liverpool reporter - both home and away - James Pearce to look back at Southampton and ahead to the Champions League clash at…
Liverpool and the Class D set, pondering Joe Gomez and what now for Jordan Henderson?
Nov 17, 2017 • 42 min
Long-time football writer Ian Doyle is joined by full-time Liverpool reporter both home and away James Pearce and LFC editor Andy Kelly to look back at the international break, discuss Jurgen Klopp’s press conference and preview the weekend game against…
Liverpool’s yin and yang, the Adam Lallana problem and should we love Michael Owen?
Nov 14, 2017 • 61 min
Long-time football writer Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO journalists Kristian Walsh and Joe Rimmer to discuss the international break, Nathaniel Clyne’s injury setback, Jurgen Klopp’s rotation issue and a strangely (to Kristian)…
Welcoming back Lallana, freezing out Can and just where is Clyne?
Nov 11, 2017 • 47 min
A two-man team for this one, as Neil Jones and Kristian Walsh answer YOUR questions on all things Liverpool. They ponder the Reds’ midfield setup - is a Henderson-Coutinho-Lallana trio too attacking, for example? They also debate the January transfer…
Allez Les Rouges - The radical solutions that can revive Anfield
Nov 10, 2017 • 48 min
Regular host Peter Hooton welcomes guest Brian Reade, Ste ‘Mono’ Monaghan and John Nicolson for a wide-ranging discussion on Liverpool on the pitch, the season so far and the radical solutions that can help revive Anfield For information regarding your…
Anfield Extra - Inside Jurgen Klopp’s inner circle with Raphael Honigstein
Nov 7, 2017 • 37 min
There’s a new book out shortly, all about Jurgen Klopp.Written by esteemed German journalist Raphael Honigstein – he of BT Sport, Der Spiegel, ESPN and Sky Germany fame – Klopp: Bring the Noise, gains exclusive access to Klopp’s inner circle to tell the…
Ugly Liverpool sitting pretty, Mohamed Salah the unsung and a different Jurgen Klopp
Nov 6, 2017 • 52 min
Ian Doyle is joined by LFC editor Andy Kelly and ECHO journalist Neil Jones look back on the weekend win at West Ham United, discuss the impact of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and debate Gini Wijnaldum and Jordan Henderson.Also includes a tremendous Joe Hart…
Liverpool’s curious Champions League problem, worrying about Joel Matip and the trouble with Roy Keane
Nov 2, 2017 • 56 min
Ian Doyle is joined by Liverpool reporter James Pearce and LFC editor Andy Kelly to look back on a solid Champions League night, ponder the virtues of Alberto Moreno, discuss Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and preview the Premier League trip to West Ham…
Anfield Extra - The Lovren question, bringing the joy back and Maribor rotation
Oct 31, 2017 • 40 min
In the latest episode of Poetry in Motion, host Neil Fitzmaurice is joined by his deadly duo Neil Jones and Joe Rimmer to look back on the nice, comfortable win over Huddersfield, ahead to the games with Maribor and West Ham, and ponder what the future…
Back in the routine, creative concerns and is this the time for the Ox?
Oct 30, 2017 • 45 min
Host Neil Jones is joined by Joe Rimmer and Kristian Walsh to reflect on Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Huddersfield, look ahead to their Champions League game with Maribor. The lads discuss penalties, the Reds’ midfield and backline, and look back on a…