Walk On - A show about Liverpool FC

Walk On - A show about Liverpool FC

By The Athletic

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside host Tony Evans to bring you the very best insight into Liverpool Football Club every week. Follow for expert knowledge of the club, big name guests, breaking news and entertaining discussion.

Episodes

Arne Slot outlines Liverpool intentions | First press conference reaction

Join James Pearce at the AXA Training Centre for reaction to Arne Slot's first press conference as Liverpool's new head coach. As well as hearing from the Dutchman, sporting director Richard Hughes also discussed the decision to appoint Slot following his work at Feyenoord. Slot spoke on a variety of topics from the difference between being a head coach and manager, what kind of playing style he will bring with him to Liverpool as well as the prospect of replacing an icon in Jurgen Klopp. Produced by Guy Clarke Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/2425m 34s

Goodbye Jurgen, Hello Arne

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Simon Hughes for the final pod of the season, as they look back on Jurgen Klopp's goodbye at Anfield on Sunday. Meanwhile, with confirmation finally coming through on Monday about Arne Slot succeeding the German in the dugout, the panel discuss the difference in role as 'head coach' as well as what Slot could bring to the role. Plus, there's discussion about the Reds' four players selected for Gareth Southgate's initial Euro 2024 squad as well as our end of season quiz to finish. Enjoy! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Simon Hughes Producer: Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/2449m 23s

How Klopp turned doubters into believers: A podcast special

As Jurgen Klopp's near-nine year stay at Liverpool comes to a close on Sunday, join us for a special look back through the highs, lows and everything in-between during the German's reign at Anfield. Guy Clarke looks back through the years with insights from The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes, Andy Jones, Oli Kay and Michael Cox as well as Walk On host Tony Evans, author of Jurgen Said To Me: Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool and the Remaking of City Dan Morgan and Josh Williams, writer of Data Game: The Story of Liverpool FC's Analytics Revolution. Some of the best moments from Klopp's best and funniest moments in press conferences also feature as we reminisce on an unforgettable journey for the Reds. Voiced and Produced by Guy Clarke With contributions from James Pearce, Simon Hughes, Andy Jones, Oli Kay, Michael Cox, Tony Evans, Dan Morgan and Josh Williams Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/2449m 19s

Anfield prepares for Klopp's farewell

Tony Evans, Si Hughes and James Pearce are here as Reds around the world get ready for Jurgen Klopp's final hurrah. Yes, it's been a bit of a damp squib - summed up by that 3-3 with Villa midweek - so the gang discuss the highs and lows on and off the pitch of those eight and half years in charge, whether Jurgen is statue-worthy, and where the squad needs strengthening to give Arne Slot the best chance of success.  Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Presenter: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Simon Hughes Produecr: Guy Clarke and Ben Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/2450m 37s

Liverpool's Luis Diaz conundrum & Anfield's greatest night five years on

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to discuss the state of Liverpool's attacking options ahead of the upcoming summer window. While Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo experienced contrasting emotions at Anfield in Sunday's win over Tottenham whispers have also emerged around the future of Luis Diaz, so the panel discuss whether or not this summer could be the time to cash in on the Colombian? There's praise for Harvey Elliott after Sunday's sparkling display and Si Hughes checks in from Holland having been at Arne Slot's penultimate home game at Feyenoord. Plus, five years on from Liverpool's historic 4-0 win over Barcelona, we look back on the night and what it meant within the context of Jurgen Klopp's tenure as Reds boss. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Andy Jones Producer: Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/05/2449m 35s

At The Match: Elliott stars & Salah scores as Liverpool steamroller Spurs

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as Liverpool put four past Tottenham Hotspur as Jurgen Klopp's side re-discovered their goalscoring touch. Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson struck in the first half before Cody Gakpo and Harvey Elliott added another two early in the second period. Richarlison and Son Heung-min got two back for Ange Postecoglou's side, but the Reds held on as they secured a third-placed finish in the Premier League. Listen in to hear the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as analyse from Anfield from James Pearce and The Athletic's Andy Jones. Enjoy! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2424m 9s

Salah, Trent & Van Dijk: How will Slot's Liverpool look next season?

As Liverpool's title hopes fizzled out at the London Stadium, the headlines were taken by Mohammed Salah and Jurgen Klopp's touchline 'spat' ahead of the Egyptian being brought off the bench. To react to the fallout, as well as news Liverpool are preparing for Salah to stay for the 2024/25 season, Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Simon Hughes to discuss the winger's Reds' future. Along with captain Virgil van Dijk and vice-captain Trent Alexander-Arnold, Salah enters the final 12 months of his contract this summer so the panel analyse how Liverpool have ended up in this situation before looking at where the priorities lay for sporting director Richard Hughes this summer. Plus, with Arne Slot waiting to replace Jurgen Klopp at Anfield how could the Reds squad look after the summer transfer window. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Simon Hughes Producer: Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/04/2451m 15s

Derby defeat dashes title hopes - but is Slot waiting in the wings?

We're back with a bonus Walk On offering, as Liverpool ramp up their search to name a successor to Jurgen Klopp, with the Reds in negotiations to bring Feyenoord's Arne Slot to Anfield. Before looking at what the Dutchman could bring to Liverpool, should a compensation package be agreed, Tony Evans, James Pearce and Simon Hughes pick the bones out of the Reds' first Goodison Park derby defeat since 2010, which all-but ends Liverpool's title hopes. We hear from AD's Sjoerd Mossou out in the Netherlands on what Liverpool can expect from Slot before Andy Jones also pops by to talk about his style of play and how it may fit with the current squad at Anfield. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Andy Jones Producer: Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/2439m 48s

Salah's slump & derby day looms

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans for this week's Walk On podcast as the Reds gear up for a trip across Stanley Park to take on Everton. Prior to getting stuck into the derby the panel reflect on the impact Trent Alexander-Arnold's return could have after scoring at Craven Cottage while Mohamed Salah watched on from the bench. David Ornstein drops in with the latest on Ruben Amorim with the Sporting Lisbon manager being linked to possibly replacing David Moyes at West Ham, having previously been linked with succeeding Jurgen Klopp at Anfield. Plus, ahead of the derby at Goodison Park, the quiz is back as James takes on Andy on all things Merseyside derby! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Andy Jones Producer: Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/04/2451m 8s

Where have Liverpool's goals gone?

After Liverpool fell to defeat at home to Atalanta and Crystal Palace, Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Simon Hughes to dissect a woeful week for the Reds. They get stuck into why Jurgen Klopp's farewell tour is at risk of falling flat having dropped to third in the Premier League, two points behind new leaders Manchester City. Having failed to score in both games at Anfield last week, the panel assess why the goals have dried up at the crucial moment of the season before looking ahead to Thursday's trip to Italy before previewing Sunday's visit to Craven Cottage to take on Fulham. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Simon Hughes Producer: Guy Clarke *** • Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/WALK. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/2446m 50s

At The Match: Liverpool slip at home to Crystal Palace

Join James Pearce as he brings you reaction to Liverpool losing at home to Crystal Palace at Anfield, as the Reds slip to third in the Premier League table. Eberechi Eze scored the only goal after 14 minutes and despite the Reds having 21 shots throughout the game were unable to find a route to goal. Listen in to hear analysis from Anfield as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Andy Jones also drops in to share his take on proceedings. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/2424m 19s

Salah decision looms & can Jota fire Liverpool to the title?

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans following the Reds 2-2 draw at Old Trafford to react to the impact it could have on Liverpool's Premier League title aspirations. With Jurgen Klopp's side having been so wasteful in front of goal there's positive news with the imminent return to fitness of Diogo Jota, so could he fire the Reds to the title? The panel also discuss Mohamed Salah's recent form before delving into the future of the 'Egyptian King' as he heads into the final 12 months of his contract this summer. Plus there's a look ahead to what's to come this week as Atalanta visit Anfield in the Europa League quarter-final first leg, before Crystal Palace make the trip in the Premier League on Sunday. Host: Tony Evans With: James Pearce and Simon Hughes Producer: Guy Clarke Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/04/2442m 57s

At The Match: Reds let title advantage slip at Old Trafford

Join James Pearce for reaction from Old Trafford as Liverpool were held to a frustrating 2-2 draw with Manchester United. Despite taking a first half lead through Luis Diaz the Reds had to come from behind to take a point following Bruno Fernandes capitalising on a Jarell Quansah error before Kobbie Mainoo gave United the lead. Mohamed Salah late penalty ensured Liverpool avoided defeat but does see Arsenal take control in the Premier League title race, leapfrogging the Reds on goal difference. Listen in to hear Jurgen Klopp's post-match press conference as well as the view from The Athletic's Andy Jones. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/2425m 15s

Where do Liverpool look after Xabi Alonso rejection & Old Trafford revenge mission

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Simon Hughes for the latest Walk On podcast as the panel assess where Liverpool turn in their search for a successor following last week's news Xabi Alonso is staying at Bayer Leverkusen. Amongst those discussed are the new favourite, Ruben Amorim of Sporting Lisbon as well as Inter Milan's Simone Inzaghi and outgoing Bayern Munich boss Thomas Tuchel. What impact will Liverpool's 'data-led' approach have on the final shortlist of candidates who emerge and could FSG have been better prepared for finding a successor to Klopp? Plus, with the Reds having retaken the lead at the top of the Premier League we look ahead to Sunday's visit to Old Trafford with Sheffield United first heading to Anfield on Thursday. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/2445m 31s

At The Match: Salah sends Liverpool top

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League, seeing off Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 courtesy of goals by Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah. Listen in to hear from Jurgen Klopp speaking post-match in his press conference, including his praise for Alexis Mac Allister who played a starring role against his former side. Plus The Athletic's Andy Jones also shares his views having been at Anfield to watch on as the Reds opened up a two-point lead at the summit with nine games to play. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/2423m 47s

Richard Hughes' in-tray & forgiving Fernando Torres

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for your weekly Walk On podcast ahead of the return of Premier League action. Before looking ahead to Brighton's visit to Anfield on Sunday the panel look back on the weekend's action as Liverpool Legends beat Ajax Legends 4-2 with Fernando Torres scoring in front of the Kop on his Anfield return, as we consider how he's remembered at Liverpool following his controversial move to Chelsea in January 2011. Meanwhile, with Richard Hughes being confirmed as the club's new sporting director, as of June 1st, we assess the list of priorities he has with Liverpool in need of a successor for Jurgen Klopp, a number of key players heading into the final 12 months of their current deals as well as having to navigate the summer transfer window. Plus, there's a head-to-head between James and Simon in an inaugural Walk On quiz. Enjoy! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/03/2448m 58s

Is Gakpo a scapegoat & why is tragedy chanting still happening?

Following Liverpool's 4-3 defeat in the FA Cup at Old Trafford Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill to get stuck into the latest talking points, including the form of Cody Gakpo as well as the eight arrests - including two for tragedy chanting - on Sunday. Away from the on-pitch action, the panel also look back on Rafa Benitez's Liverpool legacy after the Spaniard was sacked by Celta Vigo last week with this summer marking 20 years since his appointment at Anfield. Plus there's the latest injury news after Darwin Nunez withdrew from international duty with Uruguay. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/03/2444m 22s

At The Match: FA Cup hopes ended in seven-goal thriller

Join James Pearce from Old Trafford following the Reds' FA Cup quarter-final tie with Manchester United. Despite coming from behind to lead 2-1 inside 90 minutes the game was taken to extra time in a modern FA Cup classic, only for the home side to progress to the last four, even after Harvey Elliott had re-established a lead for Liverpool in extra time. Listen in for analysis from Old Trafford as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's Mark Carey sharing his take too. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/2423m 49s

Michael Edwards returns as Liverpool head back to the future

Michael Edwards is returning to Liverpool having been appointed by FSG as CEO of Football as part of the club's restructuring as they prepare for life after Jurgen Klopp. Join Tony Evans, James Pearce and Simon Hughes as they debate and discuss the appointment with the former sporting director returning in a more senior, overarching role within FSG's ownership structure with Bournemouth technical director Richard Hughes set to join in the sporting director role vacated by Jorg Schmadtke. As well as the off-pitch news, the panel also touch on the significance of Sunday's 1-1 draw at Anfield with Man City before looking ahead to this week's action with Sparta Prague heading to Anfield on Thursday before the visit to Old Trafford this weekend to take on Manchester United in the FA Cup Sixth Round. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/03/2445m 52s

At The Match: Premier League curtain comes down on Klopp v Guardiola

Join James Pearce for reaction following Jurgen Klopp's final Premier League encounter with Pep Guardiola as Man City made the trip to Anfield. The Reds had to come from behind in the game following John Stones' first half opener with Alexis Mac Allister levelling from the penalty spot in the second half. Listen in for analysis from James at Anfield as well as Jurgen Klopp's thoughts in his post-match press conference as well as The Athletic's Andy Jones reflecting on the impact of the Anfield atmosphere. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/03/2427m 35s

Will Salah be back for City?

James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Tony Evans to look ahead to Sunday's crucial and potentially title-deciding clash with Man City. Who will be back for the Reds? And what sort of side does Klopp pick against Sparta Prague in the Europa League on Thursday night? Plus, a look back at Darwin's last gasp winner over Forest, and why there continues to be such a grim atmosphere around that fixture. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke and Ben Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/2448m 10s

What is Jurgen Klopp's greatest Liverpool achievement?

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast following the Reds' winning their 10th League Cup against Chelsea at Wembley. Following Jurgen Klopp's comment in the aftermath of Sunday's Carabao Cup success being "the most special" of his career the panel discuss the achievement of winning the cup with a reliance on a number of academy graduates before debating where it ranks amongst the German's many successes at Anfield. Plus ahead of Wednesday's FA Cup Fifth Round action with Southampton - and the Premier League run-in as well as the Europa League knockout phase how far can Liverpool go this season as injuries begin to grip? Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/2442m 59s

At The Match: Wembley win as Klopp's kids lift the cup

Join James Pearce from Wembley as Liverpool won the League Cup for the 10th time as captain Virgil van Dijk headed in an extra time winner against Chelsea. Jurgen Klopp also underlined his belief in his young, injured-hit squad bringing on teenagers Bobby Clark, James McConnell and Jayden Danns as the game headed towards extra time. As well as hearing from Klopp's press conference we also bring you the thoughts of Tony Evans and The Athletic's data writer Mark Carey at Wembley. Produced by Guy Clarke Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/02/2430m 7s

SPECIAL | Liverpool: A League Cup love affair

Ahead of appearing in a record 14th League Cup Final on Sunday at Wembley against Chelsea, Walk On presents a special League Cup audio documentary charting the club's nine previous wins in the competition. With contributions from those to have lifted silverware such as Jamie Carragher, Mark Lawrenson and Rob Jones, we bring you firsthand accounts of each of the Reds' wins in the tournament. Plus there's insight from Walk On regulars Tony Evans, Simon Hughes and James Pearce adding the significance to what the competition has meant to Liverpool through the years. Presented by Caoimhe O'Neill Produced by Guy Clarke Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/2444m 56s

Salah shows up on his return as Wembley awaits for the Reds

Tony Evans is joined by Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones after Liverpool's convincing 4-1 win over Brentford in the Premier League. The panel discuss the Reds' mounting injury list along with the quality shown in front of goal by both Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah, before getting onto the state of the title race following Man City's 1-1 draw with Chelsea. The Athletic's La Liga writer Dermot Corrigan also drops in to give the view from Spain on Xabi Alonso being linked with taking over from Jurgen Klopp having recently interviewed former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez. Plus there's the latest ahead of Luton Town's trip to Anfield on Wednesday prior to Sunday's Carabao Cup Final with Chelsea. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/WALK. Terms and conditions apply Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/2445m 49s

What makes Xabi Alonso Liverpool's standout candidate?

Tony Evans is joined by Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill to discuss the standout candidate to replace Jurgen Klopp this summer; former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso. From the emotional connection of bringing back a darling of the Kop to the manner in which he's been able to turn around the fortunes of Bayer Leverkusen, the panel assess each aspect of his candidacy. The Athletic's Seb Stafford-Bloor also drops in to give the view from Germany with Alonso having taken Leverkusen to the top of the Bundesliga, leading Bayern Munich by five points. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/2445m 34s

At The Match: Resilient Reds retain top spot

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as the Reds saw off Burnley 3-1 to keep pole position in the Premier League. Diogo Jota's first half header was cancelled out by Dara O'Shea before Harvey Elliott supplied two assists from the bench for Luis Diaz and Darwin Nunez as Jurgen Klopp's men ensured victory in front of a new record league attendance. Listen in for James' analysis from Anfield as well as the best from Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Phil Buckingham on the influence of Harvey Elliott. Email:walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/02/2420m 40s

Van Dijk's error, Darwin's growing influence & Salah's hamstrings

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans to pick the bones out of Liverpool's defeat to Arsenal and assess the damage to the Reds' Premier League title hopes. Moving on the panel assess a few of the key selection decisions include the choice to start both Cody Gakpo and Ryan Gravenberch while Darwin Nunez was left on the bench, despite his growing importance to Jurgen Klopp's side. Plus ahead of Saturday's visit to Burnley the panel debate the impact of injury to both Mohamed Salah and Dominik Szoboszlai before discussing the new Anfield Road End with it set to bring the Anfield attendance to over 60,000 for the first time. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/2444m 11s

At The Match: Van Dijk suffers rare off-day

Join James Pearce with analysis and reaction from Liverpool's 3-1 defeat to Arsenal as their lead at the top of the Premier League was cut to just two points. The Reds suffered just their second defeat of the Premier League season as Virgil van Dijk had a day to forget in North London, being involved in a mix-up with Alisson Becker to present Gabriel Martinelli the opportunity to put Arsenal 2-1 ahead prior to Ibrahima Konate being sent-off late on with Leandro Trossard inflicting further insult in stoppage time. As well as James' analysis from the Emirates listen in for the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's data analyst Mark Carey also drops in to share his thoughts on the performance. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/2427m 7s

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool legacy

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast, looking back through Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool legacy, after the dust settled following the announcement he will leave the club at the end of the season. From the trophies to the playing style, transfers to his growth of power at the club, the panel look through the impact he's had and the indelible mark he will leave on the club. The Athletic's Tactics writer Michael Cox also drops in to share his thoughts on Klopp's wider impact on the Premier League before James has a look ahead to Wednesday's visit of Chelsea to Anfield. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/2446m 56s

At The Match: Klopp's farewell tour begins

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as Liverpool saw off Norwich City 5-2 to progress to the FA Cup Fifth Round, in the Reds' first game following the announcement Jurgen Klopp will leave at the end of the season. Goals from Curtis Jones, Darwin Nunez, Diogo Jota, Virgil van Dijk and Ryan Gravenberch saw Liverpool easily swat aside their Championship opponents. Join us for analysis from Anfield as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Andy Jones also sharing his thoughts on the afternoon's action. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/2422m 21s

Jurgen Klopp to leave Liverpool: why now, who next & what's the vision?

Tony Evans is joined by The Athletic's James Pearce and Oli Kay for reaction to the news Jurgen Klopp is to stand down as Liverpool manager at the end of the season. The German announced the decision on Friday morning despite the Reds battling on four fronts this season with Klopp citing burnout for his decision to step away. Simon Hughes shares his reaction to the news as well as considering possible successors while Seb Stafford-Bloor gives the view from Germany while Caoimhe O'Neill reports from Anfield on a seismic day in the history of Liverpool Football Club. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/2442m 36s

At The Match: Reds Wembley bound

Join James Pearce for reaction as Liverpool booked their place at Wembley for the Carabao Cup Final, with a 3-2 aggregate win over Fulham. Luis Diaz opened the scoring at Craven Cottage before Issa Diop equalised on the night for Fulham though the Reds were able to hold out and secure a place in the first final of the season where they'll play Chelsea. Listen in for the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as Tony Evans and Andy Jones sharing their takes too. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/2424m 7s

Diogo Jota & Darwin do the damage, Salah returns from AFCON & Liverpool 2.0's youthful foundations

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Andy Jones for this week's Walk On podcast, as Liverpool re-establish their five point lead at the top of the Premier League. Diogo Jota and Darwin Nunez stepped up in the absence of Mohamed Salah down at Bournemouth, with the Egyptian now set to return from AFCON and receive treatment for his hamstring injury back on Merseyside. Plus, with Jurgen Klopp putting his faith in youth, the panel discuss and analyse Liverpool's youth policy from academy recruitment to first team before looking ahead to Wednesday night's Carabao Cup semi-final second leg at Fulham. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/2446m 41s

At The Match: Diogo Jota & Darwin at the double

Join James Pearce for reaction from the Vitality Stadium as Liverpool beat Bournemouth 4-0 to re-open a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League. Both Diogo Jota and Darwin Nunez scored twice each in the second half as the Reds moved through the gears to see off the Cherries. Hear from James Pearce as well as The Athletic's Oli Kay as well as the best bits from Jurgen Klopp's press conference, including the latest on Mohamed Salah's fitness. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/2419m 32s

Trent, van Dijk & Salah contracts, Curtis Jones' importance & your questions answered!

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Andy Jones for this week's pod with plenty to get stuck into ahead of the Reds' returning to Premier League action. The panel analyse Curtis Jones' growing influence ahead of the second half of the season and ask who could be this season's breakout star in the latter part of the campaing. Si Hughes also checks-in from the Ivory Coast where he's been watching Mohamed Salah in AFCON action for Egypt. Plus there's the latest on the contract front with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk and Salah all into the final 18 months of their current deals, before we answer a selection of listener questions. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/2449m 25s

At The Match: Advantage Liverpool in Carabao Cup semi-final

Join James Pearce for immediate reaction as Liverpool beat Fulham 2-1 at Anfield to take a one-goal lead to Craven Cottage in their Carabao Cup semi-final tie. The Reds had to come from behind after Willian opened the scoring in the first half with Curtis Jones and Cody Gakpo completing the turnaround ahead of the second leg. James brings you analysis from Anfield, as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference, plus The Athletic's Andy Jones also shares his views having been in attendance for the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg, with the Reds now eyeing a place at Wembley next month. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/2424m 27s

No Salah, no Van Dijk, no problem

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans, to reflect on the Reds 2-0 win over Arsenal in the FA Cup. Van Dijk was the latest name on the ever-growing list of unavailable players, but Quansah and Konate performed brilliantly in is absence. Youngsters Bobby Clark and Conor Bradley both had excellent cameos, the panel discuss how Klopp has utilised his squad perfectly so far this season. Plus, a look ahead to the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi final on Wednesday, with the Reds hosting Fulham at Anfield. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Jay Beale.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/2445m 1s

Reds sit top of the league as Salah heads to AFCON

Happy new year, Reds! Si Hughes and James Pearce are alongside Tony Evans to look back on the xG-tastic win over Newcastle that saw Klopp's side start 2024 at the top of the table. Yes, Mo Salah's off to AFCON for a few weeks, but - unlike a year ago - the squad looks more than equipped to cope with even his absence (and the transfer window's just opened, so Mbappe's on his way, right?). With that in mind, the gang look forward to a challenging and exciting 12 months ahead, which starts this weekend, with a trip to Arsenal in the FA Cup on Sunday, and then a League Cup semi-final at home to Fulham on Tuesday. Produced by Guy Clarke and Ben Green Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2451m 42s

At The Match: Salah signs off for AFCON in style

James Pearce brings you reaction as Liverpool began 2024 at their free-flowing best at Anfield to see of Newcastle United 4-2. Mohamed Salah scored twice along with Curtis Jones and Cody Gakpo as the Reds opened up a three-point lead at the top of the table. Listen in for analysis from Anfield including the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's Andy Jones sharing his thoughts too. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/2422m 26s

At The Match: Darwin and Diogo Jota down Clarets

Join James Pearce from Turf Moor as the Reds head to the top of the Premier League table following a commanding 2-0 win over Burnley. Goals from Darwin Nunez and Diogo Jota in either half were enough to seal the win despite both Cody Gakpo and Harvey Elliott seeing efforts ruled out by VAR. Listen in to hear James' analysis from Turf Moor as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's Andy Jones also sharing his take on the game. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/12/2321m 37s

At The Match: Liverpool denied Christmas No.1

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield after Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw by Arsenal at Anfield. The Reds had to come from behind after Gabriel opened the scoring inside the first four minutes, before Mohamed Salah struck to level things up. Join James for analysis from Anfield along with the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's data writer Mark Carey sharing his view on the game. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/2317m 32s

Darwin's goal drought & decisive Anfield week awaits

Join Tony Evans, James Pearce and Simon Hughes for our final Walk On of 2023, as the Reds head into what could be a decisive week at Anfield. Having been held to a goalless draw by Manchester United on Sunday the panel reflect on Liverpool's wasteful shooting, debating the options available to Jurgen Klopp in attack with Darwin Nunez's goal drought stretching to 10 games. With West Ham in the Carabao Cup quarter-final and Arsenal to come on Saturday, the Reds face two crunch games at Anfield in relation to their hopes of winning domestic silverware as well as competing in the Premier League title race. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/2341m 54s

At The Match: Reds held to stalemate at Anfield

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as the Reds fell off top spot in the Premier League after a goalless draw with Manchester United. The Reds dominated the majority of the game with Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ibrahima Konate amongst those to go close for Jurgen Klopp's side without being able to find a breakthrough. Listen in for the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's Andy Jones sharing his thoughts from Anfield too. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/2324m 59s

Hitting top spot, Liverpool's leaders & Manchester United's Anfield nightmares

James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Tony Evans as Liverpool prepare to welcome Manchester United to Anfield, having scored 11 goals in the last two home meetings with United. Having gone top of the table with the win at Crystal Palace the panel discuss the Reds' resilience to come from behind once more as well as assessing the state of play in the title race. Looking ahead to Manchester United's visit we compare and contrast the two sides heading into the game in terms of leadership, managers and transfer dealings. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Post your job for free at linkedin.com/WALK Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/2346m 56s

At The Match: 200 up for Salah & Elliott sparks late elation

Mohamed Salah reached 200 goals for Liverpool, also scoring his 150th Premier League goal, before Harvey Elliott struck in stoppage time as the Reds once again left it late to win, this time coming from behind to beat Crystal Palace 2-1. Join Gregg Evans from Selhurst Park as he brings analysis and reaction to the latest win, including the best bits from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as Roy Hodgson's reaction to the controversy that surrounded Jordan Ayew being sent-off. Plus James Pearce drops in to assess Alisson Becker's return to the squad with the Brazilian goalkeeper playing a key role as Liverpool took the three points. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/2319m 9s

Kop comeback, Trent's midfield evolution & a must-win week

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans for this week's show as the Reds keep pace in the Premier League title race in dramatic style. Trent Alexander-Arnold's role in the 4-3 thriller against Fulham is analysed with defender's move into midfield being rewarded for Jurgen Klopp. Plus there's a look ahead at what's to come this week in the Premier League with trips to Sheffield United and Crystal Palace to come. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/2343m 42s

At The Match: Reds leave it late to take thriller

Join James Pearce fresh from Liverpool's dramatic 4-3 home win over Fulham as the Reds keep pace in the Premier League title race. Trent Alexander-Arnold stepped up in Liverpool's moment of need for the second time in two weeks as Jurgen Klopp's men needed to come from behind to beat Fulham. Hear James' thoughts on the game as well as the best bits from Jurgen Klopp's press conference, plus The Athletic's Gregg Evans shares his take on why this weekend's result underlines Liverpool title credentials. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/2321m 21s

Liverpool 2.0, Curtis Jones & the Christmas schedule

Simon Hughes and Andy Jones are alongside host Tony Evans, to reflect on Liverpool's hard-fought point at the Etihad. The panel discuss Trent's influence in Liverpool's new look midfield, and ask whether Curtis Jones can be as important this season. Plus, can Kelleher deputise in Alisson's absence, and a look ahead to the busy Christmas period. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Jay Beale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2338m 28s

At The Match: Trent rescues Reds at the Etihad

James Pearce has instant reaction as Trent Alexander-Arnold stepped forward to level for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp's side took a point from the Etihad. Erling Haaland opened the scoring in the first half, before Alexander-Arnold equalised in the second half with the game finishing 1-1. Join James for analysis from the Etihad as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's tactics writer Michael Cox sharing his thoughts from the game. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/2321m 14s

The Etihad awaits, Klopp v Pep Premier League legacy & Bielsa's Darwin impact

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside host Tony Evans as the Reds return from the third international break of the season, with a trip to Man City on the horizon. The panel assess the importance of the game, with the two sides only separated by one point ahead of the meeting as well as discussing the impact both Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have had on the Premier League. Plus, there's a round-up of the how the Reds' international stars have performed while away, including praise for Darwin Nunez who continues to flourish under Marcelo Bielsa with Uruguay. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/2345m 45s

Mohamed Salah: the goals, his Liverpool legacy and what comes next?

Tony Evans is joined by Simon Hughes, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones (eventually) to gush over the brilliance of Mohamed Salah as the Egyptian King moved onto 200 goals in English football with his brace against Brentford on Sunday. The panel assess his changing role within Liverpool's new-look attack as well as how he's evolved into a more effective player as his Reds career has developed. Plus there's a look through the back catalogue of his 198 Reds goals to date before asking what happens next, whether he could remain at Anfield for the remainder of his career or whether or not the riches from the Saudi Pro League will prove too tempting. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/2344m 6s

At The Match: Salah stars as Reds sting the Bees

Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield after Liverpool saw off Brentford 3-0 with Mohamed Salah scoring twice. Diogo Jota completed the scoring as the Reds leapfrogged Arsenal into second place and move within a point of Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. There's also the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Andy Jones also shares his thoughts having been at Anfield. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/11/2324m 22s

Do better Luton, THAT Darwin miss & Paisley the dog

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans to get stuck into the latest Liverpool talking points, following the weekend's draw with Luton Town. Sadly, the panel first of all discuss the issue of tragedy chanting, once more, following the actions of supporters at Kenilworth Road on Sunday before touching on Luis Diaz's emotional equaliser. Focus then moves onto Darwin Nunez's miss against the Hatters ahead of assessing how strong Liverpool's challenge to Man City could prove to be in the Premier League this season. Finally, given the news Harvey Elliott has released a new pair of boots inspired by his pet dog 'Paisley' the panel share their own Liverpool-related pet tales. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/2344m 38s

Liverpool’s Diaz unity, midfield making moves & L8 and the city’s history with Black players

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans after the Reds made it five wins from five at Anfield against Nottingham Forest. The panel discuss the squad's reaction to the win in the context of Luis Diaz's ongoing family situation before getting into the quality shown by the midfield and analyse how quickly it's come together in the engine room for Jurgen Klopp's new-look midfield. Plus, on the last day of Black History Month, Simon explains his latest article discussing Liverpool, L8 and the city’s complicated history with Black footballers before looking ahead to Sunday's visit to Luton Town. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/2346m 54s

At The Match: Reds rally behind Luis Diaz

Join James Pearce for immediate reaction to Liverpool's 3-0 home win over Nottingham Forest in the Premier League. Following Luis Diaz being withdrawn from the squad due to an ongoing family situation the Reds recorded a routine home win at Anfield with goals through Diogo Jota, Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah - with Jota holding a Diaz '7' shirt aloft after opening the scoring. Listen in to hear Jurgen Klopp's thoughts from his post-match press conference as well as Andy Jones also sharing his view having been at Anfield too. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/10/2321m 54s

Szoboszlai, Salah & The Comolli Years

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are back alongside Tony Evans following Liverpool's 2-0 win over Everton in the Merseyside derby. Fresh from scoring a brace, the panel discuss Mohamed Salah's performance along with the controversy surrounding Ibou Konate not being shown a red card as well as Virgil van Dijk's imperious performance. To celebrate Dominik Szoboszlai's birthday the panel also analyse the Hungarian's impact at Anfield before looking back on Damien Comolli's time at Liverpool as he prepares to return to the Reds, as chairman of Thursday night's Europa League opponents, Toulouse. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/2344m 40s

At The Match: Salah bags a brace to beat Blues

Join James Pearce fresh from the Reds' 2-0 Merseyside derby win over Everton at Anfield including reaction from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as Andy Jones dropping in with this thoughts too. Salah scored from the spot before adding a second in stoppage time, after being assisted by Darwin Nunez to add the gloss late on. Ashley Young was shown a first half red card, with Ibrahima Konate himself escaping a possible second yellow card, with Klopp reacting to the controversy in his post-match press conference. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/2321m 9s

Liverpool's evolving expectations, time for Tsimikas & Merseyside derby preview

Tony Evans is joined by Andy Jones and The Athletic's data analyst Mark Carey ahead of the Reds returning to action after the international break. With Andy Robertson injured on international duty with Scotland, the panel assess what options are available to Jurgen Klopp with Kostas Tsimikas in pole position for a run in the starting XI. Ahead of Everton heading across Stanley Park there's a look ahead to Saturday's derby at Anfield as well as analysing Liverpool's start to the season and whether or not a title challenge could be launched. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.Com/WALK Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/2344m 41s

Eight years of Jurgen: the highs, the lows & what comes next

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans to analyse Jurgen Klopp's eight years at Liverpool, with Sunday's 2-2 draw at Brighton marking the landmark. Through building the side that conquered the Premier League, Europe and the Club World Cup to this summer's rebuild, the panel analyse the German's era of success at Anfield. Raphael Honigstein also drops in with the view from Germany following those continuous links to the German national side. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/2345m 5s

At The Match: Reds share the spoils with the Seagulls

Join James Pearce for reaction from Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium, as well as hearing the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and Andy Jones also sharing his views. The Reds came from behind, following Simon Adingra's opener for the hosts to lead through two Mohamed Salah goals, the second from the penalty spot involving an incident that saw Pascal Gross escape without being sent-off. Ryan Gravenberch missed a chance to open his Premier League account for the club before Lewis Dunk equalised late on for Roberto De Zerbi's side. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/10/2318m 36s

VAR farce, defiance in defeat & Europa action at Anfield

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans following an eventful weekend at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. There's reaction to the VAR blunder that failed to award Luis Diaz's first half strike before discussing how defeat to Spurs could help Liverpool grow moving forward. Caoimhe O'Neill checks in following a momentous win for the Women's side against Arsenal before a look ahead to the week's action to come against Union Saint Gilloise and Brighton & Hove Albion. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/2343m 53s

At The Match: Nine-men Reds undone at the last

Join James Pearce for immediate reaction to Liverpool's heartbreaking late defeat to Tottenham, going down 2-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Joel Matip's late own goal undid the Reds after having to deal with having two men sent-off, with Curtis Jones and Diogo Jota given their marching orders with Luis Diaz also seeing a goal wrongly disallowed for offside as well as Cody Gakpo being forced off injured after equalising for the Reds. As well as James sharing his thoughts we also bring you the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as Tony Evans sharing his take and Liam Tharme from The Athletic Football Tactics Podcast giving his perspective from North London. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/2327m 58s

3-1 wins, Europe's most promising attack & Spurs (a)

James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to consider if free-scoring Liverpool's firepower is enough to ignite a title challenge? Fresh from a week of 3-1 wins, the panel get straight into praising Jurgen Klopp's forward line with Darwin Nunez singled out for praise given the Uruguayan's start to the new season. Simon shares his theory on Curtis Jones being a target for the boo boys before there's a look ahead to Saturday's trip to Tottenham to take of Liverpool-supporting Ange Postecoglou and his resurgent side. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Go to HelloFresh dot com slash 50walk and use code 50walk for 50% off plus 15% off the next 2 months! • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.Com/WALK Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/2343m 42s

At The Match: Resurgent Reds hammer West Ham

Join James Pearce fresh from the Reds latest outing, seeing off West Ham United 3-1 at Anfield. Goals from Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nunez and Diogo Jota saw Jurgen Klopp's men overpower their visitors to make it 17 games unbeaten in the Premier League. Listen in for James' thoughts as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and Andy Jones sharing his views from Anfield too. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/09/2323m 41s

Curing the 12.30pm curse, Klopp's substitutions & 'The Game of the Century' awaits

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast, looking back on the win at Wolves before looking ahead to the Reds' starting their Europa League campaign. The panel get into Jurgen Klopp's press conference exchange with James ahead of the trip to Molineux before analysing the impact of Liverpool's subs against Wolves having come from behind to win. 17 years on from Dirk Kuyt scoring his first Liverpool goal the panel reminisce before previewing what could come in the Europa League. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/WALK Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2347m 27s

At The Match: Reds overcome early Molineux scare

Join Gregg Evans for reaction from Molineux as the Reds came from behind to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-1. Cody Gakpo, Andy Robertson and a late own goal by Hugo Bueno saw the Reds complete a second half comeback with Dominik Szoboszlai playing a key role while Jarrell Quansah was also handed a full debut. Listen in for the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as James Pearce dropping in with his take from the away end at Molineux. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/2317m 23s

Sporting Directors, January plans & where does Thiago fit?

James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill are alongside Tony Evans ahead of Liverpool's return to Premier League action this weekend against Wolves. Having taken 10 points from the opening four Premier League games, the panel take on your listener questions from what happens with the Reds' Sporting Director position, the futures over both Mohamed Salah and Thiago and more! Plus, Simon Hughes drops in from his trip to Amsterdam where he's been finding out a bit more about Liverpool's new man Ryan Gravenberch. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/2346m 38s

Salah’s future, Gomez impressive & the Henderson interview

James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to get stuck into the week’s big Liverpool talking points. From the latest on Mo Salah’s future to Joe Gomez impressing, can he provide vital cover at centre back this season? Plus super Szoboszlai, the arrival of Ryan Gravenberch and a discussion around Jordan Henderson’s interview with The Athletic. Produced by Jay Beale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/2340m 9s

At The Match: Salah shines in Anfield sunshine amid Saudi transfer links

Join James Pearce fresh from Liverpool beating Aston Villa 3-0 at Anfield with Dominik Szoboszlai and Mohamed Salah both on the scoresheet as well as a Matty Cash own goal. There's also the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference to come following the Reds keeping their first clean sheet of the season as well as the German batting away yet more questions over Salah's future. Plus Andy Jones drops in with his take following a complete performance from the Reds in the Anfield sunshine. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/09/2323m 50s

Darwin's late show, Liverpool's transfer to-do list & early season optimism

James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill are alongside Tony Evans to get stuck into the week's big Liverpool talking points. From Darwin Nunez's double at St James' Park to debating what is needed in the final few days of the summer transfer window, will the Reds capitalise on their early season promise? Plus there's a look through some of the memorable late winners of the Jurgen Klopp era as well as previewing Aston Villa's visit to Anfield on Sunday. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Grab your EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal by going to https://nordvpn.com/walkon to get a Huge Discount off your NordVPN Plan + 4 months for free! It’s completely risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/08/2343m 55s

At The Match: Darwin delights as Newcastle test Reds' resolve

Join James Pearce for immediate reaction to the Reds latest result, as Liverpool had to come from behind to beat Newcastle United at St James' Park. Darwin Nunez came off the bench to score twice in a 2-1 win after a testing first half in which a Trent Alexander-Arnold error allowed Anthony Gordon to open the scoring before captain Virgil van Dijk was sent-off for Jurgen Klopp's men. As well as reaction from St James' Park from James Pearce, Gregg Evans reflects on Alexander-Arnold's showing with the full-back at the centre of a controversial call, following an early booking before a second foul on Gordon shortly afterwards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/2322m 4s

Big Dom's debut domination, Endo's early impact & who next for the Reds?

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Oli Kay join Tony Evans after the Reds secured their first win of the new Premier League season. The panel look back on Dominik Szoboszlai's impressive Anfield debut in the win over Bournemouth before looking to the transfer market, following the arrival of Wataru Endo. Plus, ahead of Sunday's visit to St James' Park there a look ahead to what the Reds can expect to face against Newcastle United. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Grab your EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal by going to https://nordvpn.com/walkon to get a Huge Discount off your NordVPN Plan + 4 months for free! It’s completely risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/2347m 35s

At The Match: Liverpool 3-1 Bournemouth reaction

Join James Pearce for the first of a new offering from Walk On as James brings you his reaction from Anfield as the Reds got their first win of the new season. Goals from Luis Diaz, Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota saw Liverpool come from behind while there were contrasting fortunes for two of the home debutants with Alexis Mac Allister shown a straight red and Dominik Szoboszlai putting in a Man of the Match display. James brings you his analysis from Anfield, along with the best from Jurgen Klopp's post-match press conference as well as Andy Jones also popping in to give his take on the afternoon's action. Produced by Guy Clarke Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/2325m 5s

Caicedo, Lavia & where next for Liverpool's ruinous recruitment?

James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill are alongside Tony Evans to debate Liverpool's frustrating week in the transfer market. Having failed to sign both Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, the panel dissect another week without a midfield addition for the Reds. Where do the Reds turn next, how did it reach this point and do the Reds hold the pulling power they once did under Jurgen Klopp? Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke *** LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/walk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2345m 23s

Diogo Jota | INTERVIEW | Gaming & Goals

Join Caoimhe O'Neill as she sits down with Liverpool's No.20 Diogo Jota to talk through his game in his own words with The Athletic. The forward looks through a number of his key goals during his time at Anfield as well as discussing the evolution in his game, turning into a provider as well as goalscorer. Plus, he talks about his enjoyment of gaming and Esports as well as ruling an eye over a number of his teammates including Darwin Nunez. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/2337m 31s

Lowballing for Lavia & how ready are Liverpool?

James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans to preview Liverpool's start to the new Premier League season and continued pursuit of Southampton's Romeo Lavia. With no new midfield recruits having arrived ahead of Sunday's visit to Chelsea, the panel assess how short Liverpool have left themselves as the action returns before debating what is achievable for this season. Staying on transfers, The Athletic's Jack Lang also drops in with a profile on Fluminense midfielder Andre with the Reds keeping tabs on the Brazilian. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Go to hellofresh.com/50walk and use code 50walk for 50% off plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/08/2348m 8s

Fabinho makes Saudi switch, Lucas Leiva feels the Liverpool love & Lavia latest

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce, from Liverpool's pre-season tour of Singapore, and Caoimhe O'Neill as the need for midfield reinforcements ramps up once again. Fabinho's exit to Al-Ittihad is first on the agenda before Simon Hughes pops by following his recent visit to Al-Ettifaq's training camp in Croatia ahead of Jordan Henderson arriving at his new club. James reports from the pre-season tour of Singapore with insight on Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai's shows against Leicester City before catching up with ex-Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva. Plus there's the latest transfer news including efforts to sign Southampton's Romeo Lavia. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/08/2344m 51s

Jordan Henderson's Liverpool exit: A legacy tainted, a leadership void left behind & where next?

James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill are back alongside Tony Evans ahead of the new season, here on Walk On to debate and analyse Jordan Henderson's impending Liverpool exit. With the captain set to depart and join up with Steven Gerrard in Saudi Arabia at Al-Ettifaq the panel assess the move: what it means for Henderson's legacy at Anfield, who will take on the captain's armband and what it means for the rest of the summer transfer window. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/07/2345m 53s

Introducing the Daily Football Briefing

The Athletic has just launched its brand new, daily 10 minute podcast for all those people who are just too busy in the mornings for anything longer. It’s called The Daily Football Briefing and will bring you right up to speed with the biggest stories from the night before and what to expect from the day ahead. Missed a big transfer story? David Ornstein will have you covered. What’s the latest about that club’s takeover saga? Matt Slater will have the latest. What’s Lionel Messi getting up to in MLS? Our American experts will know best. It’s your essential guide to the biggest stories in football - all wrapped up before you’ve finished your first cup of coffee. Follow and subscribe to The Athletic’s Daily Football Briefing for free wherever you get your podcasts so you don’t miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/233m 8s

Introducing: Walk On

Walk On is your twice weekly dedicated Liverpool podcast from The Athletic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/232m 47s

Chaos on the south coast, the Brighton minibus transfer policy & the Arthur Melo ultras

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans for our final Walk On pod of the 2022/23 season to look back on the Reds woes over the last 10 months. Ending with a 4-4 draw at Southampton, the panel look back on the curtain coming down before looking at what's to come in the summer transfer window with Brighton & Hove Albion's Alexis Mac Allister high on the Reds' list of targets. Plus, we look back on the highs, lows and bizarre moments that made up Liverpool's campaign - including those 13 minutes in Naples for Arthur Melo! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/2344m 33s

Where Liverpool's season went wrong, summer hopes and expectations & Istanbul memories

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and the returning Simon Hughes, back from paternity leave, to rule his eye over Liverpool's frustrating campaign. The panel discuss where things fell away for the Reds this season before casting an eye to what could come in the summer and whether or not Jurgen Klopp can rebuild his side to challenge for the Premier League title next season. Plus, with the 25th May marking the 18th anniversary of the fifth European Cup win in Istanbul, the panel reflect on that dramatic night against AC Milan. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/2352m 8s

A season in 90 minutes, van Dijk's transfer message & Dublin 2024

James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill are alongside Tony Evans to look back on the Reds final Anfield outing of the season. Liverpool's 1-1 draw with Aston Villa is on the agenda with the result leaving the Reds top four chances looking all-but gone. We hear Virgil van Dijk's message to any possible summer recruits as well as assess what can be salvaged in the Europa League next season. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/2342m 38s

Anfield farewells: high, lows, dreams fulfilled and tales of what could have been

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill as Anfield prepare to bid goodbye to Roberto Firmino, James Milner, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Ahead of the summer's overhaul on-and-off the pitch with the completion of the Anfield Road end and fresh midfield investment the panel preview Aston Villa's visit. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/2346m 27s

Scouse Power reigns at the King Power & Anfield prepares for Bobby Firmino's last dance

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to look back on the Reds' 3-0 win away at Leicester City with academy graduates Curtis Jones and Trent Alexander-Arnold keeping the Champions League chase alive. The panel dissect and debate the win over Leicester City and what it means for the context of the top four race, as well as touching on Mohamed Salah's hat-trick of assists. Plus, as the travelling Kop sang in tribute of Roberto Firmino ahead of his Anfield farewell against Aston Villa we reminisce on our favourite Bobby Firmino memories and what he's brought to Liverpool Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/2345m 52s

Liverpool's top four chase, coaching staff changes & will the Reds look to replicate their Gini Wijnaldum transfer trick?

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones as the Reds continue to try and reel in Manchester United and Newcastle United in their chase for Champions League qualification. Ahead of Monday's visit to Leicester City the panel discuss the run-in and assess which side Liverpool could be more likely to overtake, if they can secure a top four finish. Plus we have listener questions on the agenda too with one pondering which relegated players the Reds could look to sign come the summer transfer window. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/2341m 29s

Anfield's Egyptian King, who is Jörg Schmadtke & Xabi Alonso's coaching journey

Tony Evans is alongside James Pearce and Andy Jones to look back on the Reds' 1-0 win over Brentford as Mohamed Salah scored his 100th Anfield goal. The Athletic's German football writer Raphael Honigstein also drops in to discuss Jörg Schmadtke after it emerged the German is in talks to take over as Sporting Director at Anfield before getting onto Xabi Alonso's fledgling managerial career having guided Bayer Leverkusen to the Europa League semi-finals. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/2345m 47s

Did Darwin take his chance & why do Liverpool fans boo the national anthem?

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones after the Reds made it five wins in a row against Fulham on Wednesday night. Following that the panel debate whether or not Darwin took his chance in the central role of Jurgen Klopp's front three as well as praising the continued contribution of Alisson Becker. There's reaction to the WSL defeat to Chelsea on Wednesday night too before discussing why Liverpool fans boo the national anthem ahead of Brentford's visit to Anfield on Saturday - with Premier League sides being asked to play the national anthem ahead of this weekend's games. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/2343m 31s

An Anfield seven-goal thriller, Diogo Jota's winner & time for Klopp to spend some time in the chiller?

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to react to an incredible 4-3 win over Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield as the Reds almost managed to throw away a 3-0 lead! There's laughs at Richarlison's expense, praise for Luis Diaz on his return as well as thoughts on Jurgen Klopp's reaction to Diogo Jota's late winner in front of the Kop & his post-match comments about referee Paul Tierney. Plus, with Fulham heading to Anfield on Wednesday we look back through the archives to remember Luis Garcia's 'ghost' goal against Chelsea back in 2005. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/2344m 6s

Cody Gakpo Appreciation Society, Curtis Jones' importance & would the Europa League be so bad?

Join Tony Evans, James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill as they analyse the Reds' European qualification hopes following Wednesday night's win at West Ham. A third successive win for Liverpool sees them continue to their outside bid of securing Champions League qualification for next season, while a place in the Europa League may look more likely, but would that be too bad for Jurgen Klopp's side? The panel also hone in on the performances of both Cody Gakpo and Curtis Jones following the latest win before casting a look ahead to Tottenham's visit to Anfield on Sunday. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/2341m 15s

Salah's scoring exploits, van Dijk on Reds' new set-up & David Moyes' bus getting ready for parking

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are all with Tony Evans for the latest Walk On pod following an eventful afternoon of set-pieces at Anfield as the Reds saw off Nottingham Forest. The panel dish out the praise to Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah before hearing Virgil van Dijk's take on Liverpool's new tactical set-up with Trent Alexander-Arnold moving into midfield. Plus there's a look ahead to Wednesday's trip to take on West Ham at the London Stadium. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/2341m 19s

Kop call for consistency, who can step up in the run-in & Liverpool's youth production

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Oli Kay for the latest Walk On podcast as Liverpool prepare to take on Nottingham Forest at Anfield. The panel discuss the need for Liverpool to back-up their 6-1 win over Leeds United on Monday night before discussing the opportunity the run-in presents ahead of Jurgen Klopp's summer rebuild. Plus, the panel analyse the Reds' youth production following a listener question. You can get in touch by emailing: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/2343m 41s

Six of the best away from home for Liverpool, Jota's back in the goals & favourite Kop cult heroes

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans after the Reds put six past Leeds United at Elland Road. Trent Alexander-Arnold's masterful display, Diogo Jota getting back amongst the goals and the need for consistent levels of performance from Jurgen Klopp's side are all debated. Plus, as Divock Origi turns 28, the panel discuss their favourite Kop cult heroes who will always have a place in the hearts of Liverpool supporters. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/2342m 21s

Bellingham race over, putting a stop to tragedy chanting ahead of Hillsborough anniversary & Europe or no Europe for next season?

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans as we get stuck into Liverpool's decision to pull out of the race to sign Jude Bellingham. The panel also answer your questions, including whether or not the Reds would be better out of Europe next season - and does Jurgen Klopp need to re-think his tactics away from home? Meanwhile, ahead of the 34th Hillsborough anniversary, Charlotte Hennessy joins us to discuss her petition to make chanting about tragedies and death at football matches a criminal offence: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/636134 Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/2345m 30s

Anfield rage resurrects the Reds on Easter Sunday & Trent's positional switch

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to look back on Liverpool's two-goal comeback at home to Arsenal. The role Anfield played in the comeback as well as Trent Alexander-Arnold's position switch are both debated before the panel assess Liverpool's European ambitions having taken just two points from a 'decisive week' after the international break. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/2342m 3s

Changes but not much change, Fowler flashback & Liverpool look forward to home comforts

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are all with Tony Evans as Liverpool prepare for their Anfield return, following a bore draw at Stamford Bridge. The panel assess Jurgen Klopp's six changes against Chelsea and ponder what changes could be made for the visit of Arsenal on Sunday. Plus, there's a flashback to Robbie Fowler's hat-trick against the Gunners back in August 1994 as 'God' celebrates his birthday this weekend while James is also pleased the Reds will be back at home after his toils with public transport! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/2343m 57s

Liverpool show their two sides in latest collapse - but who's taking responsibility?

James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast following the Reds' dismal showing at the Etihad. The panel react to Jurgen Klopp's comments in his post-match press conference before asking what has made Liverpool so vulnerable mentally as well as asking if one summer transfer window really is enough to fix the issues the Reds face? Plus, there's a look ahead to Tuesday's visit to Stamford Bridge amid the Reds' interest in Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount. To get in touch, email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/2343m 20s

Liverpool re-visit the scene of Jurgen Klopp's 'announcement' in need of an attack being ignited

James Pearce is back alongside Tony Evans, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones as we take a deeper look at Liverpool's faltering forward line ahead of the visit to Man City. Having announced his style with a 4-1 win at the Etihad early in his Liverpool reign, we examine where the Reds ruthless edge has gone having failed to score since putting seven past Manchester United. Plus our latest listener question centres around a certain Jude Bellingham. Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/03/2342m 33s

Luis Diaz holds Liverpool's passport to Champions League qualification & which way does Curtis Jones go at his Reds crossroads?

Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans as we begin the build-up to Liverpool's Premier League return. Luis Diaz's imminent return ahead of Saturday's visit to Manchester City is highlighted as well as the need for the Reds to hit top form on their return. Plus, with Curtis Jones scoring for England U21s, where is his Liverpool career heading, there's reaction to the WSL Merseyside derby & we open the floor for your opinions, questions and more! Email: walk-on@theathletic.com Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/2340m 37s

Liverpool's midfield alternatives & free-kick scoring no.10 Martin Skrtel on life in the Slovakian eighth tier

Tony Evans is alongside Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones for the latest Walk On podcast to discuss Liverpool's Jude Bellingham 'Plan B' midfield options this summer. James Pearce catches up with Martin Skrtel ahead of the LFC Foundation charity game at Anfield between Liverpool Legends and Celtic Legends, while we also look ahead to the WSL Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on Friday night. Plus, there's a legends five-a-side to finish! Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/2340m 24s

Jude Bellingham latest, the big midfield rebuild assessed & Lucas Leiva retirement

Tony Evans is here with Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones to get into the latest Liverpool news, including David Ornstein providing the latest on the Reds' pursuit of Jude Bellingham. With the Reds having the weekend off the panel assess the current state of play in the race for Champions League qualification before discussing Real Madrid and Manchester City looking to jump ahead of Liverpool in the running to sign Bellingham. The panel assess what is needed in midfield this summer, with or without Bellingham, before reflecting on Lucas Leiva's retirement after the 36-year-old was forced into retirement due to a heart condition. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/2347m 36s

Liverpool dumped out of Europe; now embarrassment must be avoided

Tony Evans, James Pearce and Andy Jones are on hand look back on Liverpool latest Europe exit at the hands of Real Madrid. With James out in the Spanish capital, he reflects on a night the Reds failed to get going en-route to Champions League elimination. Where Liverpool's season goes from here, why they were so timid in the Bernabeu and what was behind the thinking to take off Darwin Nunez are all on the agenda - so get involved as we bring you your latest Reds-related therapy session! Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/2341m 55s

Jurgen Klopp raises away day concerns as Liverpool look to do the impossible in the Bernabeu

James Pearce and Andy Jones are back alongside Tony Evans after the Reds were left with a sour taste in their mouths by the Cherries, losing 1-0 at Bournemouth on Saturday. The panel share their three-words on the weekend's action, question the Reds away form before looking ahead to Wednesday's mission in Madrid, trailing Real Madrid 5-2 from the Champions League last 16 first leg ahead of the reverse fixture at the Bernabeu. What selection decisions faces Jurgen Klopp, can Liverpool dare to dream - plus we pick our ultimate European comeback five-a-side. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/EPL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/2347m 10s

Liverpool's Jude Bellingham conundrum, John W Henry's investment 'update' & Weghorst the Kopite

James Pearce and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans to bask in the fallout of Liverpool's 7-0 demolition of Manchester United before looking ahead to Saturday's visit to Bournemouth. Following John W Henry's 'update' on FSG's search for investment at Liverpool the panel also debate how the Reds could approach the summer transfer market and in particular their stance on Jude Bellingham, following Borussia Dortmund's elimination from the Champions League. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/walk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/2342m 56s

Liverpool's magnificent seven: Manchester United dismantled as new-look front three shine

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones join Tony Evans to bask in the Reds' 7-0 thrashing of Manchester United. Cody Gakpo and Darwin Nunez are praised for their ruthless showings alongside record-breaking Mohamed Salah as Jurgen Klopp's new-look front three take centre stage. The impact the result could have on Liverpool's push for Champions League qualification is also assessed along with the role Bobby Firmino has played for the club, following confirmation he will leave at the end of the season. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/walk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/2348m 9s

Mohamed Salah eyes next Liverpool record as Man Utd head to Anfield

Join James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones alongside Tony Evans ahead of Liverpool welcoming Manchester United to Anfield off the back of a four-game unbeaten run in the Premier League. Having seen Wolves beaten 2-0 for a fourth successive clean sheet, the panel get into what shape the Reds are heading into the battle with United in, with Mohamed Salah looking to overtake Robbie Fowler as Liverpool's all-time top Premier League scorer. Plus, is there a lesson the Reds can take from Man Utd's re-build under Erik Ten Hag ahead of the summer's transfer window? Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/2342m 10s

The point taken from Palace: Liverpool can't stand still in plotting their midfield re-build

Tony Evans is alongside James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones to get into Liverpool's point down at Crystal Palace, which again emphasised the need for fresh impetus in the summer transfer window. As Naby Keita, James Milner and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain enter the final months of their current contracts the panel analyse the Reds needs in the midfield engine room - and whether Jude Bellingham would still consider a switch to Anfield without the guarantee of Champions League football. Plus, there's a look ahead to Wolves' visit to Anfield on Wednesday ahead of Manchester United coming to town on Sunday. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/02/2343m 56s

Liverpool handed Real-ity check, Uefa protest & who's picking up the tab for a big summer spend?

As the Reds contend with defeat to Real Madrid, we're off to the pub! Join Tony Evans, James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones in Pogue Mahone to debrief on defeat to Real Madrid. As well as analysing the manner of the loss, the panel consider where Liverpool need to prioritise for their summer rebuild and following John W Henry's recent comments on the search for new investment who will be picking up the tab? Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/EPL • Take advantage of MANSCAPED®’s best valued bundle and save 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code EPL23 at Manscaped.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/02/2344m 10s

Have Liverpool recovered in time to overcome Real Madrid?

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans ahead of the Reds' biggest game of the season as they welcome Real Madrid to Anfield in the Champions League last 16. Fresh from seeing off Newcastle United, the panel react to Liverpool making it back-to-back wins in time to take on the European champions. Dermot Corrigan also gives his thoughts from Spain on the visitors as well as the panel reminiscing on past glories in the Champions League last 16 as Liverpool aim to conjure up one of their famous Anfield nights. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/EPL • Take advantage of MANSCAPED®’s best valued bundle and save 20% Off and Free Shipping with the code EPL23 at Manscaped.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/2346m 46s

Van Dijk's Liverpool impact, St James' Park test & the Reds new data guru

Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast ahead of Liverpool's trip to St James' Park. The potential return of Virgil van Dijk for the trip to Tyneside is debated before The Athletic's George Caulkin joins the team to preview the game as well as talk about his four part series Bobby '90 ahead of what would have been Sir Bobby Robson's 90th birthday on Saturday. Duncan Alexander also takes a look at the Reds' new Director of Research, Will Spearman before the panel finish with a quick five-a-side. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/red Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/2346m 23s

Brilliant Bajcetic, goal for Gakpo & UEFA independent report findings

Tony Evans is joined by Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones to analyse the Reds' Merseyside derby win over Everton. Stefan Bajcetic and Cody Gakpo are both outlined for their individual showings at Anfield as well as looking at Liverpool's chances of mounting a challenge for Champions League qualification with a trip to Newcastle United up next. Plus, with the independent report into the handling of last season's Champions League finding published by UEFA, senior football writer Oli Kay joins the panel to discuss the major findings and failings of the authorities. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/red Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/2347m 4s

Liverpool storm brewing as Everton head across Stanley Park

Tony Evans, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are joined by Spirit of Shankly chair Joe Blott ahead of Monday's Merseyside derby. Ahead of the visit of the Blues the panel discuss the importance of regulation over ownership, with the Reds still open to investment or even a full sale under FSG before previewing the visit of Sean Dyche's side and debate who should make Jurgen Klopp's starting XI. Plus, there's some five-a-side fun to end with the panel picking their sides of derby day heroes! Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/epl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/02/2344m 8s

Klopp loses his cool as Liverpool crisis continues

James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones are alongside Tony Evans following Liverpool's 3-0 defeat at Wolves. James reflects on Jurgen Klopp refusing to answer in his question in the wake of the defeat at Molineux before the panel analyse the result which leaves the Reds 11 points off the top four in the Premier League. How much scrutiny is Klopp coming under, why are Liverpool underperforming and is next Monday's Merseyside derby coming at the best - or worst time for the Reds? Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get a FREE 1-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/epl Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/2344m 59s

Liverpool's midfield oversight & Champions League necessity

Tony Evans is joined by Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones to react to Liverpool's lack of January transfer business, particularly in midfield! The arrival of Cody Gakpo is discussed within the context of the Reds' opting against adding to their midfield ranks - with James Pearce also having his say. How much pressure does it put on the summer's recruitment and what direction are Liverpool heading in with the likes of Arsenal, Newcastle and Chelsea all showing their ambitions in the transfer window. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get 20% Off and FREE shipping with the code EPL23 at manscaped.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/2349m 27s

Liverpool limp out of FA Cup: Fabinho worry & is Klopp getting the best out of Gakpo?

James Pearce and Andy Jones join Tony Evans after Liverpool's defence of the FA Cup was ended by Brighton & Hove Albion. The panel analyse the manner of the Reds' second loss in 15 days on the south coast before looking for positives for Jurgen Klopp to take. How much blame should be apportioned to Klopp is also debated as well as the impact Cody Gakpo has had, while Fabinho's cameo at the Amex is evaluated as the Brazilian's struggles continue. Plus, ahead of transfer deadline day who could be heading for the exit and why aren't Liverpool pushing harder for recruits? *** • Get 20% Off and FREE shipping with the code EPL23 at manscaped.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/2341m 41s

Why don't Liverpool spend more, how does Salah re-discover his best form & FA Cup memories

James Pearce and Andy Jones join Tony Evans ahead of the Reds returning to Brighton & Hove Albion two weeks on from being humiliated on the south coast in the Premier League. The importance of the FA Cup to Liverpool's season is analysed as well as the panel giving their best FA Cup memories after the panel discuss the Reds' finances and ability to spend under FSG's operating model for the club ahead of the January transfer deadline. Plus, there's a look into Mohamed Salah's form this season and whether or not the returning Darwin Nunez holds the key to releasing the shackles from the Egyptian King. *** • Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/epl • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/red Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/2346m 28s

Liverpool uncertainty builds & transfer questions remain unanswered

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones to react to Liverpool's latest frustration at Anfield after being held to a goalless draw by Chelsea. With the Reds still 10 points off the top four the panel assess the impact for FSG's operating model for the Reds and the dependancy on Champions League qualification in order to complete a summer overhaul in midfield. There's also reaction to Liverpool Women's game at Chelsea being abandoned after just six minutes as well as a trip down memory lane seven years on from the Reds showing character early into Jurgen Klopp's reign. Produced by Guy Clarke *** • Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase at athleticgreens.com/epl • LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/red Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/2346m 13s

Liverpool prepare for Chelsea as Jurgen Klopp reaches 1000 & takeover latest

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill ahead of Jurgen Klopp's 1,000th game in management against Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday. Before looking ahead to the landmark occasion, the panel reflect on the win at Wolves including the performance of Harvey Elliott, Naby Keita and Stefan Bajcetic as well as discussing the latest on the takeover front - and dealing with social media trolls. Klopp's impact at Liverpool is analysed as well as how big the task of rebuilding the Reds is for the German ahead of the panel each picking their Klopp era Liverpool five-a-side teams. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/2344m 11s

No intensity, no identity: what's led Liverpool to crisis point?

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Andy Jones to pick the bones out of Liverpool's latest beating, away to Brighton on Saturday. The manner of the defeat and performance are analysed before focusing in on what has led Liverpool to such a decline this season, having battled on all four fronts last year in their quest for a quadruple. A lack of summer activity to sign a midfielder is considered as well as what fixes Jurgen Klopp can turn to in order to salvage Champions League qualification this season - if it's even still possible... Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/2345m 34s

Darwin's Liverpool evolution: The Reds' agent of chaos six months in

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Andy Jones as they assess Darwin Nunez's first six months at Anfield. Having arrived in an initial £64m deal, which could rise to a club-record £85, the panel look at their expectations against the reality of what Nunez has provided in his opening months at Liverpool. Leading the line in an underperforming side, the goalscoring burden placed on him following a spat of injuries in attack as well as the impact the arrival of Cody Gakpo could have are all thrown into the debate. Plus there's the latest on the search for a midfield ahead of Moises Caicedo inevitably running amok for Brighton at the Amex on Saturday. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/2346m 51s

Liverpool keep the Wolves from the door & Matheus Nunes shows up for his Anfield audition

Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones after Liverpool avoided FA Cup elimination at the hands of Wolves on Saturday night. The panel react to the latest goal-gifting showing from the Reds before getting into the Reds-linked Matheus Nunes, who was involved in a contentious decision to disallow a would-be winner for the visitors. Andy looks at which midfield best fits the Gini Wijnaldum hole, which is yet to be filled and James discusses his profile of Liverpool's youngest-ever player, Jerome Sinclair before Caoimhe leads the way in a five-a-side of Liverpool talented teenagers to finish. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/2350m 30s

Liverpool's misfiring engine room & is Bellingham alone the answer?

Tony Evans is joined by The Athletic's James Pearce and Andy Jones to delve into the issues currently facing Liverpool's midfield engine room. From Fabinho's drop in form, the move from functionality with the likes of Gini Wijnaldum to technicality in Thiago Alcantara and Harvey Elliott to how the Reds' remedy the problems in the transfer market. Mark Carey looks into the numbers, while the panel also assess whether a summer move for Borussia Dortmund's Jude Bellingham would do enough to fix the midfield. Plus, five years on from making his Liverpool debut, we reflect on Virgil van Dijk's time at Anfield - as well as assessing what impact his latest injury setback could have. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/2348m 44s

What's happened to Liverpool's 'Mentality Monsters'?

Happy New Year and welcome to your new Liverpool podcast: Walk On... Join host Tony Evans as he's joined by The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones to pick the bones out of the Reds' disappointing start to 2023 away at Brentford. The panel get stuck into the manner of the loss before discussing how Liverpool can look to fix things in the January transfer window having already moved to sign PSV Eindhoven Cody Gakpo - and to finish we have some five-a-side fun, picking our best sides from the Reds' many January signings throughout the years. Produced by Guy Clarke Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2343m 10s

Introducing your new Liverpool podcast... Walk On

New year, new show. We've decided to give The Athletic's Liverpool podcast a lick of paint in 2023. Much remains the same: it’ll still be twice a week, it’ll still lean on the unrivalled insight and analysis of The Athletic’s esteemed Liverpool writers and it’ll still be the best place for all your latest Reds transfer needs, including the huge deal for Cody Gakpo. The first big change is Tony Evans; your new host. Tony is former editor of The Times and has years of experience covering the Reds. The second change is its new name; Walk On. You’ll Never Walk Alone is forever etched in Anfield folklore and we wanted to pick something that truly resonates with Liverpool’s fanbase. So join Tony and his team of James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill, Andy Jones and Simon Hughes twice a week this season on this very same feed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/223m 51s

Núñez at the double / Magnificent 7 set for Qatar

The Athletic's James Pearce and the Belfast Telegraph's Steven Beacom are alongside Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 3-1 win over Southampton. They also discuss what FSG's decision to put the club up for sale means for the squad rebuild and look ahead to the World Cup, with seven Anfield stars heading to Qatar. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/2241m 11s

Kelleher the hero again / FSG latest

The Athletic's Andy Jones and football writer David Lynch join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the EFL Cup win over Derby. They also discuss the fall-out from the news that FSG have put Liverpool up for sale with Simon Hughes also offering his thoughts on the story. Plus there's a preview of Saturday's Premier League clash versus Southampton, a game which could see James Milner make his 600th Premier League appearance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/2243m 18s

Liverpool For Sale / Real Revenge Mission

The Athletic's James Pearce and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to discuss FSG putting Liverpool up for sale. There's also reaction to the Reds drawing Real Madrid in the Champions League round of 16 and a look back at Sunday's vital 2-1 win over Tottenham in the Premier League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/2242m 22s

Is Liverpool still a team Europe fears?

The Athletic's Andy Jones and the Daily MIrror's David Anderson join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-0 win over Napoli. Also on the agenda is Ibrahima Konaté's impressive return to the first team and Mo Salah's position in the pantheon of Anfield greats, after the Egyptian equalled Steven Gerrard's European goalscoring record. Plus there's a preview of this weekend's Premier League match against Spurs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/2239m 26s

Defeat to Leeds: Top four status in danger

The Athletic's James Pearce and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-1 loss to Leeds United at Anfield. They discuss the lack of investment in the squad by FSG and ask if it's the major reason behind this season's slump in form. Plus, what would failure to qualify for next season's Champions League mean for the club? Produced by John Chambers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/2237m 39s

Reds cruise to Champions League last 16

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer David Lynch join Steve Hothersall to discuss Liverpool's 3-0 win over Ajax in Amsterdam. The new diamond formation adopted by Jürgen Klopp is placed under the spotlight while Andy Robertson impressed on his 50th European appearance for The Reds. Plus there's praise for Jordan Henderson's performance, as well as reaction to the FA's decision to clear the Liverpool captain over his altercation with Arsenal's Gabriel Magalhães. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/10/2238m 23s

Back to Square One: Forest 1 Liverpool 0

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's defeat to Nottingham Forest. Injuries, the absence of Thiago Alcântara and Fabinho's drop in form all come under the spotlight while there's a preview of the Champions League match with Ajax. Plus there's a report on Calvin Ramsay's first start for the Under-21s, as well as reaction to Reds legend Steven Gerrard losing his job as Aston Villa manager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/2238m 56s

Núñez & Alisson the heroes as West Ham defeated / Paris chaos Panorama investigation

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 1-0 win over West Ham. The attributes of Darwin Núñez and Alisson Becker are analysed as they prove to be the key men in a hard-fought victory. Plus there are strong opinions on the escalating bad blood between The Reds and Manchester City, while journalist Layla Wright joins the podcast to discuss the BBC Panorama documentary 'The Champions League Final: What Went Wrong?' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/2245m 41s

Liverpool are back! / Gomez for England?

The Athletic's James Pearce and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 1-0 win over Manchester City. Focus is given to Mo Salah's match winning genius, Jürgen Klopp's red card and referee Anthony Taylor's performance. Plus, following a majestic display against Erling Haaland, could Joe Gomez be set for a place in England's World Cup squad? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/2238m 46s

Salah the record breaker as Liverpool hit Rangers for seven / Manchester City await

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 7-1 demolition of Rangers at Ibrox. Mo Salah's historic six-minute hat-trick and another outstanding display from Roberto Firmino top the agenda as The Reds take a big step towards the Champions League knock-out stages. Plus there's a preview of this weekend's match against Manchester City and a look at a Liverpool star of the future in 16-year-old Ben Doak. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/2243m 58s

Defeat at the Emirates: Penalty controversy, more injuries and Mo Salah misfiring

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Chris McLoughlin from Reach Sport join Steve Hothersall to review Liverpool's 3-2 defeat at Arsenal. The guys focus on Mo Salah's ineffectiveness and the soft penalty award which condemned The Reds to their second league defeat of the season. Further concerns emerge with injuries to Luis Díaz, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Arthur Melo while Jurgen Klopp's seventh anniversary in charge at Anfield is celebrated with seven magical moments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/2240m 27s

Rangers review: New formation & new hope ahead of Arsenal clash

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-0 win against Rangers in the Champions League. The big talking point is the new formation adopted for the game by Jürgen Klopp, as Trent Alexander-Arnold capped a fine display with a goal. With Jordan Henderson and Thiago excelling in midfield, is this a sign of how Liverpool will set-up against Arsenal this weekend? Plus there's reaction to Bayer Leverkusen appointing Reds legend Xabi Alonso as manager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/10/2237m 40s

A lack of confidence

The Athletic's Andy Jones and the Daily Mirror's David Anderson join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 3-3 draw with Brighton at Anfield. The team's lack of confidence and cohesion are discussed as well as the obvious defensive problems and another below par performance from Trent Alexander-Arnold. One bright light is the form of Roberto Firmino - is the Brazilian set for a new contract? Plus there's a look ahead to the Champions League clash with Rangers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/10/2240m 49s

The vital month of October

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer David Lynch join Steve Hothersall to look ahead to a pivotal few weeks in Liverpool's season. There's an Anfield injury update with Ibrahima Konaté set to return to first team action, the guys discuss reports Real Madrid have moved into pole position in the chase for Jude Bellingham, while could Trent Alexander-Arnold and Thiago Alcântara both miss out on the World Cup with their respective countries? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/2237m 51s

Naby Keïta: Stay or Go?

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to discuss Naby Keïta's Liverpool future. Also on the agenda is Trent Alexander-Arnold's form and his omission from the England squad to face Germany, Mo Salah's double for Egypt against Niger, while there's a report on how Liverpool's loan players are getting on. Plus LFC Women's defender Gilly Flaherty reflects on Liverpool's start to the WSL campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/09/2240m 57s

Liverpool medical department deep dive

The Athletic's Simon Hughes joins Steve Hothersall to discuss his recent article 'Inside Liverpool's medical department'. Internal battles, staff departures, the negative impact of injuries to success and the FIFPRO data which shows Andy Robertson plays most games in the 'critical' zone are all discussed. Plus, there's reaction to the report which claims Uefa pre-prepared their Champions League final statement blaming ‘late’ fans for the chaos at the Stade de France. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/2236m 22s

Henderson, Núñez, Bellingham... It's your Liverpool questions

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall to answer questions from Reds fans in a mailbag special. Jordan Henderson's England call-up, Darwin Núñez' start to life at Anfield, future formations, Jude Bellingham, Liverpool's set-play prowess and Arthur Melo's progress are all on the agenda. Plus, who have the guys picked for a historical Liverpool five-a-side team? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2242m 13s

Ajax defeated / A midfield future for Trent?

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and the Daily Mirror's David Anderson join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-1 win over Ajax. There's praise for Thiago Alcântara's performance while they ask if Trent Alexander-Arnold's Liverpool future lies in midfield. Plus, is Andy Robertson's regular starting place under threat from the impressive Konstantinos Tsimikas, and there's appreciation for Tuesday's match winner Joël Matip and the returning Diogo Jota. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/2238m 25s

Can Sacchi's Milan provide inspiration for malfunctioning Reds?

The Athletic's James Pearce and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to analyse Liverpool's start to the season. Can the aura of invincibility from last season be restored and has the club been slow in rejuvenating the squad? Plus Oliver draws possible parallels with Liverpool's current position and Arrigo Sacchi's legendary AC Milan of the late 1980s, while the guys look ahead to the visit of Ajax to Anfield in the Champions League. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/09/2242m 7s

Time for a Liverpool reinvention?

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 4-1 Champions League defeat to Napoli. The guys reflect on a humbling night for The Reds in Naples and Jürgen Klopp's post-match comments, with the Liverpool manager alluding to possible changes at Anfield. Plus Trent Alexander-Arnold's form and chances of going to the World Cup with England are also discussed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/2243m 57s

Derby frustration at Goodison

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 0-0 draw at Everton. They analyse why The Reds are failing to hit the heights of last season, Mo Salah's lack of goals and the loss of form of key players including Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho. There's also a preview of the Champions League opener with Napoli, Caoimhe looks ahead to this weekend's big kick-off for Liverpool FC Women in the WSL, plus what's the verdict on the club's new green third kit? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/09/2237m 36s

Anfield welcomes Arthur / Liverpool leave it late

The Athletic's James Pearce and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to discuss Liverpool signing Brazilian Arthur Melo on loan from Juventus. They also reflect on the dramatic 2-1 win over Newcastle United and headline performances from Harvey Elliott and match-winner Fábio Carvalho. Plus there's a preview of the weekend's Merseyside derby with Everton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/09/2239m 14s

The Red Machine Returns

The Athletic's James Pearce and Steven Beacom from the Belfast Telegraph join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 9-0 win over Bournemouth. Harvey Elliott, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino receive praise for their individual performances while the need for a new midfield signing this week is also discussed. There's also a preview of Wednesday's game with Newcastle while James remembers an encounter with Napoli ultras ahead of next week's Champions League clash. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/2242m 39s

The Road to Istanbul starts here

The Athletic's Andy Jones joins Steve Hothersall following the UEFA Champions League draw which sees Liverpool in Group A alongside Ajax, Napoli and Rangers. Liverpool writer David Lynch is also on the podcast to give his thoughts on the disappointing start to the Premier League campaign as the guys discuss if this could prove to be a transitional season for The Reds. Plus there's a look ahead to the weekend visit of Bournemouth to Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/2246m 20s

"A lack of desire in game number three"

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 2-1 defeat to Manchester United. They analyse where things are going wrong for Jürgen Klopp's side including the poor form of Virgil van Dijk, a lengthy injury list and a hangover from the Champions League final in Paris. With an ageing Reds squad, the importance of sporting director Julian Ward's recruitment role is also discussed, while Simon looks at the contrasting strategies and fortunes of Liverpool and Manchester United's American owners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/2239m 14s

The Fiercest Rivalry in English Football

The Athletic's James Pearce and the BBC's Phil McNulty join Steve Hothersall to preview Manchester United v Liverpool. The guys discuss the current chasm between the clubs both on and off the pitch and look at the origins of one of the greatest rivalries in world football. Plus there's more on the fall-out from Darwin Núñez' red card against Crystal Palace and reaction to reports Naby Keïta is unhappy at Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/08/2245m 56s

Díaz rescues Reds after Núñez sees Red

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's eventful 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Anfield. Darwin Núñez' actions which saw him sent-off for violent conduct are placed under the microscope, while Luis Díaz' outstanding goal and second half performance are lauded. There's an injury update on Roberto Firmino, Simon discusses the prospect of protests from Man Utd fans when Liverpool play at Old Trafford next week, while James has his say on a new five-year contract for Harvey Elliott. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2238m 57s

Is now the time for Harvey Elliott at Liverpool?

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and the Liverpool Echo's Paul Gorst join Steve Hothersall to analyse the prospect of Liverpool entering the transfer market following Thiago's injury. Also, with a new five-year contract under his belt, is this the ideal moment for Harvey Elliott to establish himself in Liverpool's midfield? Plus there's a preview of Monday night's Premier League match with Crystal Palace at Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/08/2240m 53s

Klopp's midfield conundrum

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-2 draw at Fulham and more injury woe for Thiago Alcântara. The guys discuss if Liverpool need to strengthen the midfield now, while Roberto Firmino and Darwin Núñez' contrasting fortunes at Craven Cottage are analysed. Plus we hear from Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders on the Anfield Portugal connection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/08/2247m 58s

Liverpool Kings at the King Power

The Athletic's James Pearce and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to reflect on The Reds' 3-1 victory over Manchester City in the Community Shield. The guys look at the tantalising prospect of Mo Salah and Darwin Núñez linking up in the new season, Roberto Firmino's future is on the agenda following recent transfer speculation while they also discuss the growing injury list at Anfield. Plus there's a preview of Liverpool's Premier League opener at Fulham. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/08/2238m 50s

Núñez & Carvalho wet the appetite

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and commentator John Bradley join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Darwin Núñez' four goal display against RB Leipzig and an impressive performance from Fábio Carvalho. There's also a look ahead to the Community Shield match with Manchester City, tributes are paid to former Liverpool chairman David Moores and we get the low-down on exciting Irish youngster Trent Kone-Doherty following his Anfield arrival. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/07/2241m 38s

19 days to the big kick-off

The Athletic's James Pearce and Liverpool programme writer Chris McLoughlin join Steve Hothersall to continue the build-up to the new season. They reflect on the Far East tour and their initial impressions of summer signings Darwin Núñez and Fábio Carvalho. James discusses his recent interviews with Fabinho and CEO Billy Hogan, while the new sponsorship deal with Standard Chartered is analysed. Plus Liverpool FC Women manager Matt Beard looks ahead to the upcoming WSL campaign. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/07/2246m 25s

Far East tour latest...plus your questions answered

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall from Singapore to react to Liverpool's defeat to Manchester United in Bangkok. The prospect of Harvey Elliott becoming a key player for Jürgen Klopp in the new season is analysed along with Darwin Núñez' chances of making an immediate impact. Plus your questions are answered by James in a mailbag special. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/2237m 24s

Mo Salah 2025

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to discuss Mohamed Salah's new three-year contract with Liverpool. The guys reveal how agreement was finally reached between club and player, the structure of the deal and look at the chances of Mo overtaking several club legends in Liverpool's all-time goalscoring list. Plus they analyse what Fábio Carvalho can bring to the squad and focus on the silence from senior UK politicians in the aftermath of the Stade de France chaos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/07/2240m 19s

Red Machine Evolution

The Athletic's James Pearce and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to analyse the re-shaping of the Liverpool squad ahead of the new season. Particular focus is given to the midfield with big campaigns ahead for Naby Keïta, Curtis Jones and Harvey Elliott. The guys also discuss the chances of Jude Bellingham joining the Anfield evolution next summer, while James pays tribute to Miki Roqué, ten years on from the FA Youth Cup winner passed away. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/2241m 3s

Hello Núñez & Ramsay, farewell Sadio Mané

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and the Daily Mirror's David Anderson join Steve Hothersall to analyse how the arrival of Darwin Núñez and departure of Sadio Mané could alter Liverpool's formation. Plus the highly rated Calvin Ramsay arrives from Aberdeen while the guys cast their eye over the Premier League fixtures for the new season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/2240m 33s

Darwin Núñez the €100m man

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Raphael Honigstein join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool agree a deal with Benfica for Darwin Núñez, while Bayern Munich intensify their pursuit of Sadio Mané. What will the arrival of Núñez mean for the shape of Liverpool's squad and why does Mané want a new challenge? Plus there's another accolade for Mohamed Salah as he's named PFA Player of the Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/2235m 32s

The Moment: Sean Highdale - surviving a coma and making it to the Paralympics

The Red Agenda will be back next week but in the meantime we wanted to give you a taste of a new series from The Athletic 'The Moment with Kelly Cates and Geoff Thomas' Kelly and Geoff are joined by former Liverpool academy player Sean Highdale who as a 17-year-old looked set to follow in the footsteps of Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher into the first team, but in 2008 a car crash changed everything, sending him into a coma and killing two of his friends. This is the story of his journey back from life threatening injuries including a broken neck, a shattered knee and a kidney removal, to once again playing football as a professional and how in 2016 he unexpectedly found himself representing Paralympics GB at the 2016 games in Rio. Check out the rest of the series, including interviews with Troy Townsend, Luke Chadwick and more, by searching for ‘The Moment’ in your usual podcast provider Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/2245m 35s

Mané, Salah and what next for Liverpool

The Athletic's Oliver Kay and Steven Beacom from the Belfast Telegraph join Steve Hothersall to look ahead to a big summer at Anfield, with the futures of Sadio Mané and Mo Salah on the agenda. They also reflect on an epic 2021/22 campaign for The Reds, offer their view on where Jurgen Klopp needs to strengthen ahead of next season, while there's more on the fallout from the chaos at the Stade de France. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/2240m 20s

Paris chaos: what really happened?

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reveal what was behind the shambolic scenes witnessed outside the Stade de France before and after Liverpool's Champions League final with Real Madrid. There's criticism for both UEFA and the French authorities for their organisation of the showpiece as what should have been a memorable occasion for fans turned into a dangerous situation. Plus the guys reflect on Liverpool's 1-0 defeat while it looks like Sadio Mané's six year spell at Anfield could be coming to an end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/2246m 21s

Champions League final preview

The Athletic's James Pearce and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to look ahead to Liverpool versus Real Madrid at the Stade de France. Mo Salah's revenge mission, Thiago's fitness battle and the threat to The Reds from Vinícius Júnior and Karim Benzema are all on the agenda. Plus we hear from Liverpool chairman Tom Werner ahead of the Paris decider and celebrate Jürgen Klopp being named LMA Manager of the Year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/2244m 42s

Anfield Pride...now for Paris and Real Madrid

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool missing out on the Premier League title, while focus now turns to the Champions League final against Real Madrid. The guys discuss Thiago Alcântara's injury and whether Jürgen Klopp will pick Joël Matip or Ibrahima Konaté to partner Virgil van Dijk in defence. There's also a tribute to Divock Origi as Anfield bids farewell to a cult hero. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/2235m 8s

Liverpool take the Premier League title race to the wire

The Athletic's James Pearce and commentator John Bradley join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 2-1 win at Southampton which sends the title race with Manchester City to the final day. The future of goalscorer Takumi Minamino is discussed as well as the impressive recent form of Ibrahima Konaté. Plus the guys preview Sunday's climax to the Premier League season and take a look back at the 2005 Champions League final in Istanbul. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/2230m 48s

Wembley Glory! Liverpool win the FA Cup

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's FA Cup final victory over Chelsea on penalties. The excellence of Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Alisson Becker is reflected upon as well as unlikely hero Kostas Tsimikas. Plus there's the latest on the Anfield injury situation and a look ahead to the trip to Southampton, with the Premier League title race and Liverpool's quest for the quadruple still alive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/2240m 38s

The Anfield futures of Sadio Mané and Mo Salah

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and LFC magazine writer Chris McLoughlin join Steve Hothersall to discuss the Liverpool contract situations of Sadio Mané and Mo Salah, plus preview the FA Cup final against Chelsea. The one-on-one prowess of Alisson Becker is also analysed, an attribute once again on display in Liverpool's 2-1 win at Aston Villa in midweek. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/2239m 15s

Keep the Faith

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool's Premier League title hopes take a hit following a 1-1 draw with Tottenham. The guys discuss Jürgen Klopp's comments on Spurs' tactics and Pep Guardiola's view that everybody in the country supports Liverpool. Plus they look ahead to The Reds' trip to Aston Villa and have the latest on the ticket situation for the Champions League final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/2241m 58s

Paris beckons for Klopp's warriors

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to celebrate Liverpool reaching another Champions League final after victory over Villarreal. Focus is given to the half-time introduction of Luis Díaz which aided the second-half turnaround as The Reds' booked a trip to the Stade de France on 28 May. Plus Sadio Mané's Ballon d'Or credentials are analysed while Saturday's big game against Spurs is previewed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/2242m 13s

The greatest squad in Liverpool's history?

David Anderson from the Daily Mirror and OptaJoe's Michael Reid join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool remain one point behind Manchester City in the Premier League title race. They reflect on the 1-0 victory at Newcastle United as Jürgen Klopp rotates his squad to great effect - do the stats back-up the opinion that this is Liverpool's strongest ever collection of players? Plus the guys discuss the attributes of James Milner, discuss Mo Salah being named men's FWA Player of the Year and preview the Champions League semi-final second leg with Villarreal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/2241m 41s

Four More Years!

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Neil Atkinson from The Anfield Wrap join Steve Hothersall as Jürgen Klopp agrees a new deal to remain Reds manager until 2026. They also reflect on Liverpool's 2-0 win over Villarreal in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie and preview the weekend's Premier League trip to Newcastle United. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/2238m 36s

Divock a man for the big occasion

The Athletic's James Pearce and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to analyse Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Everton in the Merseyside derby. The unique and iconic Anfield career of Divock Origi is discussed while the current campaign is compared to the famous treble winning season of 2000/01. Plus there's a look ahead to the first leg of the Champions League semi-final with Villarreal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/2236m 0s

Man Utd demolished...now for Everton

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 4-0 victory over Manchester United at Anfield. Thiago Alcântara's superb performance takes centre stage while the guys reveal who they'd pick in attack for a Champions League final. Plus there's a preview of the weekend's Merseyside derby while Simon discusses his recent article on life after Hillsborough for survivors of the disaster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/2244m 46s

Mané magnificent as Reds book a return trip to Wembley

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City. Sadio Mané steals the headlines with his two-goal performance as The Reds keep their quadruple dream alive while ending City's hopes of a treble. Plus there's a preview of the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/2237m 59s

Bobby Firmino: "The founding father of this Liverpool squad"

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and the Daily Mirror's David Anderson join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool make it through to the Champions League semi-finals. Roberto Firmino receives the plaudits for his two goals in the 3-3 draw against Benfica, while Luis Díaz yet again shows why he's one of the signings of the season. Plus what challenges will Villarreal and Unai Emery present The Reds with in the last four and there's a preview of this weekend's FA Cup-semi-final with Manchester City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/2242m 19s

Two heavyweights going the distance

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to analyse Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Manchester City. The guys reflect on the importance of Sadio Mané after his vital goal keeps The Reds' Premier League title challenge alive. Plus Simon discusses how Liverpool may perform when the Klopp era at Anfield ends, while there's news that yet another exciting talent is set to arrive at the club this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/2239m 7s

"Two incredible teams, two incredible managers"

The Athletic's Oliver Kay and Gareth Roberts from The Anfield Wrap join Steve Hothersall to preview Liverpool's clash with Manchester City. The guys focus on one of the greatest rivalries in Premier League history and the jobs Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola have performed at their clubs. Plus the Champions League win at Benfica is reviewed and we hear from Liverpool FC Women's goalkeeper Rachael Laws following promotion to the WSL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/2238m 52s

Jota does it again...now for Benfica

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-0 win over Watford. The guys discuss Diogo Jota's knack of scoring vital goals as well as a below par display from Mo Salah. Plus they look ahead to the Benfica and Manchester City matches, while it's congratulations to Liverpool FC Women after they secured a return to the WSL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/2241m 33s

A remarkable finale awaits

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and commentator John Bradley join Steve Hothersall to look ahead to the pivotal month of April for Liverpool. Also on the agenda is World Cup play-off heartbreak for Mo Salah; we reveal the most expensive Anfield signing during the Premier League era in today's money, while Liverpool FC Women are on the verge of promotion back to the WSL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/2240m 1s

March Mailbag

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall to answer your Liverpool questions as we enter the closing weeks of the season. What's the contract situation with Salah, Mané and Firmino? Is there a succession plan for the midfield? Plus he gives his view on the FA Cup semi-final venue debate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/2237m 43s

Liverpool's fearless full-backs

Former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock and The Athletic's Stuart James join Steve Hothersall to analyse the prowess of Reds' duo Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson. They also look at the redefining of the full-back position in modern football and discuss Trent's lack of international appearances for England under Gareth Southgate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/2241m 12s

Jota gives Forest the chop

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and football writer Chris McLoughlin join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool defeat Nottingham Forest 1-0 to reach the FA Cup semi-finals. The performances of Joe Gomez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are analysed while as the chase for an unprecedented quadruple remains on course, the guests look ahead to the mad month of April. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/2242m 42s

A one point title race

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 2-0 win at Arsenal. The guys focus on Roberto Firmino and what his future may hold while with just one point between The Reds and Manchester City, which side is best placed for Premier League glory? Plus Simon looks at the current rivalry between the two clubs and how it could escalate in the coming weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/2239m 19s

Díaz the Brave

The Athletic's James Pearce and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-0 win against Brighton. The guys focus on Luis Díaz as he once again shone and question the use of VAR after Brighton goalkeeper Robert Sánchez escaped sanction following a reckless challenge on the Colombian. Mo Salah hits 20 Premier League goals for the season - but what next in his contract negotiations stand-off. Plus there's a preview of the mid-week trip to Arsenal and plaudits for Premier League player of the month Joël Matip. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/03/2239m 56s

Liverpool survive Inter examination

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and football writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League after edging past Inter Milan. Mo Salah's dip in form is analysed while Luis Díaz continues to impress following his arrival at Anfield. Meanwhile Simon discusses his recent article on The Athletic which looks at the unofficial social media 'FSG Out' movement and the issue of club ownership. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/03/2238m 2s

Trent: The Complete Footballer

The Athletic's James Pearce and Sky Sports commentator Rob Palmer join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's hard fought 1-0 win over West Ham. There's high praise for Trent Alexander-Arnold as he once again displayed all the attributes of a future Anfield legend, while there's an in depth look at Liverpool's succession planning. Plus the guys preview the Champions League clash with Inter Milan at Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/03/2239m 12s

The quadruple dream rolls on

The Athletic's James Pearce and the Daily Mirror's David Anderson join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool defeat Norwich 2-1 to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals. Takumi Minamino's match-winning performance is ranked as his finest since joining The Reds while there's also praise for Curtis Jones' display. Plus the guys look at Jürgen Klopp's long term future at Anfield and beyond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/03/2229m 5s

Liverpool triumph in Wembley epic!

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to celebrate Liverpool's dramatic Carabao Cup final victory against Chelsea. With the first part of a possible quadruple in the bag, there's special praise for Reds' goalkeeper Caoimhín Kelleher and the penalty taking prowess of Jürgen Klopp's men. Plus we hear former Liverpool striker Neil Mellor's thoughts from Wembley following the nerve shredding shoot-out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/2242m 47s

The Joy of Six

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Liverpool matchday programme writer Chris McLoughlin join Steve Hothersall to reflect on The Reds' 6-0 win over Leeds United. The guys analyse a supreme performance from Thiago Alcântara and the current state of play in the race for the Premier League title. Plus who'll make up the midfield trio for Sunday's Carabao Cup final against Chelsea? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/02/2239m 40s

The title race is back on!

The Athletic's Oliver Kay and LFCTV commentator John Bradley join Steve Hothersall to discuss a dramatic weekend which has reignited the Premier League title race. The guys reflect on Liverpool's 3-1 win over Norwich City, Manchester City losing to Spurs, Mo Salah's 150th Liverpool goal, a first for the Reds for Luis Díaz, while they look ahead to the visit of Leeds United to Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/2236m 7s

One step closer to Saint Petersburg

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 2-0 Champions League win against Inter Milan at the San Siro. There's praise for Jürgen Klopp's triple substitution and the performances of Ibrahima Konaté and Jordan Henderson. Plus Caoimhe discusses her recent interview with former Reds player Allan, now a double winner in Brazil with Atlético Mineiro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/02/2243m 52s

From Turf Moor to the San Siro

The Athletic's Andy Jones and football writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 1-0 win at Burnley. The guys also discuss the strength in depth of Jürgen Klopp's squad and preview the Champions League round of 16 first leg clash against Inter Milan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/2239m 12s

Diogo at the double

The Athletic's James Pearce and Paul Machin from The Redmen TV join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-0 win over Leicester City. The guys discuss the continued rise of Diogo Jota, a midfield masterclass from Thiago Alcântara and an impressive league debut from Luis Díaz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/02/2239m 11s

A glimpse of Liverpool's future

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall following Liverpool's 3-1 victory over Cardiff City in the FA Cup. Harvey Elliott's goalscoring return after injury and the debut of Luis Díaz take centre stage, while Sadio Mané is the hero as Senegal become Champions of Africa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/02/2236m 26s

Deadline Headlines

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to analyse Liverpool's transfer deadline day activity. The guys reveal the reasons behind the failure to land Fulham's Fabio Carvalho, the expectations for big money signing Luis Díaz plus they discuss Harvey Elliott's imminent return to first team action. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/02/2238m 23s

Díaz is a Red

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Mark Carey join Steve Hothersall to give their reaction to Liverpool signing Colombian star Luis Díaz from FC Porto. They also discuss the club's bid to sign Fulham's Fabio Carvalho and the Under-18s FA Youth Cup exit after an unbelievable finish to the weekend's tie with Chelsea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/2238m 41s

Question Time

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall to answer your LFC questions in a mailbag special. Should FSG change their business model and spend big in the summer? Which players could be on the way out of Anfield? How close is Mateusz Musiałowski to breaking into the first team? Plus James reveals the three players he'd pick to join him on a pub crawl. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/01/2237m 38s

The Imperious Alisson

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to reflect on a vital 3-1 win against Crystal Palace. The prowess of goalkeeper Alisson Becker is analysed while the guys give their verdict on the contentious VAR decision that helped seal the three points. Plus, could Fulham's teenage sensation Fabio Carvalho be Anfield bound? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/2241m 15s

We're going to Wembley!

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to celebrate Liverpool reaching the Carabao Cup final with a 2-0 victory over Arsenal. The focus is on Diogo Jota's match-winning performance, we hear from Trent Alexander-Arnold plus The Red Agenda pays tribute to former Liverpool FC chief executive and secretary Peter Robinson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/2238m 6s

"Enjoy the ride..."

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 3-0 win against Brentford. Also on the agenda are the Anfield futures of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Curtis Jones, Rafa Benítez departs Goodison Park plus the latest on Mo Salah's protracted contract negotiations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/2240m 39s

London Calling

The Athletic's James Pearce and commentator John Bradley join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the 0-0 draw with Arsenal in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final. The guys discuss what Liverpool need to do for next week's return leg in London and the lack of depth in Jurgen Klopp's squad. Plus James looks at a sliding doors moment in 2016 for both Liverpool and Brazilian Alex Teixeira. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/2234m 47s

Electric Youth

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall following the 4-1 FA Cup win over Shrewsbury and discuss the potential of 17-year-old Kaide Gordon. Plus they look ahead to this week's Carabao Cup clash with Arsenal while Liverpool's goalkeeping set-up is analysed following Brazil legend Cláudio Taffarel's recent addition to the club's coaching staff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/2242m 26s

AFCON pain & January sales

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes join host Steve Hothersall to analyse the challenges in store for Liverpool this month. With winning the Premier League now a tough ask they discuss the importance of both domestic cup competitions to Jürgen Klopp's side, coping with the loss of three stars to AFCON as well as what the January transfer window may have in store. Plus Liverpool FC women add a high profile signing to their ranks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/01/2239m 26s

Honours even in Stamford Bridge classic

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Chelsea. The guys focus on The Reds' game management, Pep Lijnders' performance from the dugout and yet another world class goal from Mo Salah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2241m 28s

"The League Cup has never felt so European"

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and sports writer David Anderson join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's incredible Carabao Cup win over Leicester City. The heroics of Caoimhín Kelleher as well as the futures of Joe Gomez and Neco Williams are put under the spotlight, plus will the semi-final with Arsenal be played over one or two legs? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/2138m 53s

Rough justice for the Reds...a fair point?

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to digest a classic but controversial 2-2 draw with Spurs. Plus what's the answer to football's covid chaos and is there good news on the horizon regarding Mo Salah's contract negotiations? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/12/2142m 0s

Trent's stunner seals it

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and Mark Carey join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the Reds' 3-1 win over Newcastle. The impressive performance of Trent Alexander-Arnold is put under the spotlight while Mark analyses Sadio Mané's stats for the season. Plus the threat from Covid to Liverpool's upcoming schedule is also on the agenda. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/2135m 11s

Villa pay the penalty

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the 1-0 win over Aston Villa. The guys analyse the Matip/van Dijk defensive partnership, there's reaction to the farcical Champions League draw which eventually paired the Reds with Inter Milan...plus who is in pole position to succeed Jürgen Klopp when the great man moves on from Anfield? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/2144m 8s

The return of Gerrard

Ex-Liverpool striker Neil Mellor and The Anfield Wrap's Neil Atkinson join Steve Hothersall to look ahead to Liverpool's Premier League clash with Aston Villa and the return of Reds legend Steven Gerrard to Anfield. Plus the depth of Jürgen Klopp's squad is discussed following the 2-1 win over AC Milan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/12/2144m 39s

Super Divock

The Athletic's James Pearce and football writer Neil Jones join Steve Hothersall to analyse Liverpool's last gasp victory over Wolves and another iconic moment in the career of Reds cult hero Divock Origi. Plus the latest on Mo Salah's contract situation and Harvey Elliott's rehab progress, while the guys look ahead to the Champions League game against AC Milan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/2140m 24s

Merseyside is Red

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Oliver Kay join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the Reds' 4-1 victory over Everton at Goodison Park. Particular focus is given to the impressive performances of Jordan Henderson and Mohamed Salah, the challenge faced by Rafa Benitez at Everton while The Red Agenda pays tribute to Liverpool great Ray Kennedy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/12/2137m 12s

"An amazing time to be a Liverpool fan"

The Athletic's James Pearce and sports writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to celebrate Liverpool's 4-0 demolition of Southampton. Diogo Jota's ability as both a goalscorer and FIFA gamer is also on the agenda, James reflects on his recent meeting in Denmark with Daniel Agger while the guys have their say ahead of the Merseyside derby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2142m 6s

Five out of Five

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's Champions League win over Porto. Particular focus is given to the performance of Thiago Alcântara and the recent emergence of 19-year-old Tyler Morton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/11/2142m 9s

Arteta lights the Anfield fuse

The Athletic's James Pearce and sports writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to analyse Liverpool's majestic 4-0 win over Arsenal. The assist prowess of Trent Alexander-Arnold and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's impressive performance are discussed while James reflects on his recent interview with Reds great Stéphane Henchoz. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/2142m 16s

Bring on the Gunners

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and football writer Tony Evans join Steve Hothersall ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash with Arsenal. The guys also discuss the injury situation at Anfield, assess Steven Gerrard's chances of success at Aston Villa, plus answer your questions in a mailbag special. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/11/2141m 21s

'Proud To Wear The Shirt'

Focus turns to the Liverpool women's team as midfielder Rachel Furness joins Steve Hothersall and The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill following victory at Durham which saw the side go top of the Championship. The Northern Ireland star also looks ahead to next summer's European Championship and discusses the growth of the women's game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/2138m 8s

End of an Era

The Athletic's James Pearce and sports writer Steven Beacom join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the announcement Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards is to leave his post at the end of the season. Plus the lowdown on his replacement Julian Ward while the guys react to Steven Gerrard's appointment as Aston Villa head coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/2143m 31s

The Unbeaten Run Ends

The Athletic's James Pearce and LFC matchday programme writer Chris McLoughlin join Steve Hothersall to discuss the Reds 3-2 defeat at West Ham. They also focus on Liverpool's midfield issues and the side's recent inability to close games out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/2138m 58s

Atletico and Suarez Humbled

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on a comfortable Champions League win over La Liga champions Atletico Madrid. They then look ahead to Sunday's game against West Ham in the Premier League Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/11/2141m 1s

Brighton Rock Klopp

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and James Pearce join host Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's tough encounter with Brighton and look ahead to the Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/2137m 55s

Carabao Quarters, here we come!

Simon Hughes from The Athletic joins Steve Hothersall as Liverpool reach the Carabao Quarter-Finals with a 2-0 win away at Preston North End. On the podcast today, how much does the League Cup mean to Klopp, Harvey Blair’s performance and with goals from Minamino and Origi what does that mean for their place in the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/10/2141m 5s

A historic win at Old Trafford

James Pearce and Simon Hughes from The Athletic join Steve Hothersall after an emphatic win against Manchester United. On the podcast today, Liverpool score five past Manchester United at Old Trafford, including a Mo Salah hat trick - the panel ask how Liverpool did it and if this we’ll ever see a win like this again. Plus, Mo Salah’s future and a pair of medieval jailers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/2144m 26s

A Wanda-ful night in Madrid

James Pearce from The Athletic joins Steve Hothersall after a fantastic match away to Atlético. On the podcast today, an incredible game in the Champions League as Liverpool beat Atlético Madrid 3-2 at the Wanda Metropolitano. Plus, Steve and James look ahead to a huge game against Manchester United on Sunday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/10/2137m 55s

Mo Salah does it again

Caoimhe O’Neill and Simon Hughes from The Athletic join Steve Hothersall after Liverpool’s demolition of Watford at the weekend. On the podcast today, another masterclass from Mo, Sadio Mane’s 100th Premier League goal and a hat trick for Roberto Firmino. Plus, Paddy “The Baddy’ Pimblett and Caoimhe’s piece on Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jordan Henderson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/2147m 8s

Joël Matip: Cult icon

Caoimhe O’Neill and James Pearce from The Athletic join Steve Hothersall ahead of Liverpool’s game against Watford this weekend. On the podcast today, the panel preview the upcoming Premier League fixture against Watford and whether we should expect Alisson & Fabinho to be included in the squad. Plus Caoimhe and James discuss recent pieces on Joël Matip and Liverpool’s head of nutrition Mona Nemmer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/10/2144m 14s

The culture at Liverpool with John Achterberg and Pep Lijnders

Simon Hughes from The Athletic joins Steve Hothersall as they speak to Pep Lijnders and John Achterberg about life behind the scenes at Liverpool FC. On the podcast today, John describes his route to Liverpool, the changes he’s seen in twelve years at the club and they shed a little light on what Jurgen Klopp is like behind closed doors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/2157m 26s

Red Letters with Neil Atkinson and Michael MacCambridge

The Anfield Wrap’s Neil Atkinson and author Michael MacCambridge join Steve Hothersall to discuss their upcoming book Red Letters. On the podcast today, the panel recap the incredible 19/20 title-winning season, the subject of a new book by Michael and Neil. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/2143m 38s

One of the great Anfield goals

James Pearce and Simon Hughes from The Athletic join Steve Hothersall after a thrilling 2-2 draw with Manchester City. On the podcast today, we ask, was Mo Salah’s goal the best ever scored at Anfield and as contract talks continue, what exactly is he worth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/2141m 11s

There’s no stopping James Milner

James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill from The Athletic join Steve Hothersall ahead of a huge game against Manchester City on Sunday. On the podcast today, a huge win over Porto in the Champions League and the upcoming clash with Premier League champions Manchester City. Plus tributes paid to Liverpool legend Roger Hunt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/09/2138m 57s

Mo Salah could be one of the greatest

Simon Hughes from The Athletic joins Steve Hothersall after a rollercoaster 3-3 draw away at Brentford. On the podcast today, a great game for the neutral but a frustrating result for Liverpool, Mo Salah makes it 100 league goals for the club and Curtis Jones impresses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/2144m 50s

No one thinks we can do it

Gareth Roberts from The Anfield Wrap joins Steve Hothersall after a much changed Liverpool side beat Norwich 3-0 in the Carabao Cup. On the podcast today, does Liverpool’s position as underdogs suit them this season, how seriously they should take the Carabao Cup and some appreciation for Joel Matip. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/09/2140m 49s

Mane marks a milestone

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall after an imperious showing against Crystal Palace. On the podcast today, Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at Anfield, Sadio Mane scored his hundredth goal for Liverpool and Naby Keita scores a worldie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2148m 33s

Another classic vs AC Milan

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall after another fantastic European night at Anfield. On the podcast today, Liverpool comeback to beat AC Milan in their opening Champions League fixture, Divock Origi’s place in the side and an update on Harvey Elliott. Plus, James discusses his piece this week on keeper Loris Karius.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/09/2142m 41s

Harvey Elliott’s injury and Mo hits a hundred

The Athletic's Caoimhe O’Neill and James Pearce join Steve Hothersall after Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Leeds at Elland Road. On the podcast today, the panel reflect on Harvey Elliott’s injury, praise Mo’s latest record and look ahead to the Champions League returning. Plus, we hear from Ste Martin on the upcoming golf day in memory of Hillsborough campaigner Anne Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/2142m 11s

A Leeds United preview and the Steven Gerrard mural

The Athletic's Caoimhe O’Neill joins Steve Hothersall to preview the game against Leeds United this Sunday. On the podcast today, what shape are Liverpool in after the international break, how they’ll line up against Leeds and the new Steven Gerrard mural. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/09/2145m 49s

What has changed under FSG?

The Athletic's Simon Hughes joins Steve Hothersall for a close look at the FSG ownership of Liverpool. On the podcast today, what have FSG achieved, are the criticisms levelled at them fair and how do they compare to other Premier League owners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/2150m 4s

FSG criticism, transfer business and AFCON - A Red Agenda Mailbag Special

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O’Neill join Steve Hothersall for the first mailbag of the season. On the podcast today, we take your questions on FSG, the lack of transfer business, Divock Origi and more. Plus an update on her aching joints as Caoimhe joined Jeff Stelling on his march to help beat prostate cancer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/2146m 14s

A frustrating point against Chelsea and transfer deadline day looms

The Athletic's James Pearce and Liverpool writer Chris Mcloughlin join Steve Hothersall after a frustrating 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Anfield. On the podcast today, ten-man Chelsea hold on for a point at Anfield after Reece James’ red card late in the first half. Plus Andy Robertson’s return and possible transfer business before the window closes on Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/08/2143m 6s

The Champions League draw and a Chelsea preview

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to preview the upcoming game vs Chelsea at the weekend. On the podcast today, the Champions League group has been drawn, should Liverpool back themselves to win? Plus, Andy Robertson signs a new contract and Chelsea present a difficult challenge this weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/08/2158m 56s

Harvey Elliott, Mo Salah’s contract & transfer news

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Oli Kay join Steve Hothersall in the wake of the return to Anfield and a 2-0 win over Burnley. On the podcast today, a full house at Anfield, Harvey Elliott’s impressive performance, Mo Salah’s contract renewal and whether Liverpool will make moves before the transfer deadline. Plus a word on club legends Ray Kennedy and Terry McDermott Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/2153m 15s

The rise and rise of Trent Alexander-Arnold

The Athletic's Simon Hughes joins Steve Hothersall for a deep dive into Liverpool FC’s world class right-back. On the podcast today, we look back on Trent’s rise through the academy, how he became a key figure in Liverpool’s starting XI and what the future holds for him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/08/2146m 0s

The perfect start against Norwich City

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall as Liverpool start their Premier League campaign with a 3-0 win over Norwich City. On the podcast today, Virgil Van Dijk plays the full 90 at Carrow Road, Diogo Jota and Mo Salah impress and Jordan Henderson is expected to sign a new contract. Plus, news on a loan move for Leighton Clarkson and Caoimhe O'Neill’s coach trip with The Irregulars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2148m 37s

The best teenage prospects in the country

The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and former Liverpool forward Neil Mellor join Steve Hothersall for the very first Red Agenda Extra. On the podcast today, we take a look at the academy prospects coming through at Liverpool from Harvey Elliott to Kaide Gordon and who we expect to get first team minutes in the 21/22 season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/08/2143m 14s

An Andy Robertson injury update and more minutes for Minamino

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall after two very encouraging pre-season friendlies against Athletic Bilbao and Osasuna. On the podcast today, Andy Robertson’s injury, Jordan Henderson’s contract and the opening game against Norwich City this weekend. Plus, a confusing new ticketing system causes chaos at Anfield! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/2149m 12s

The return of Virgil Van Dijk

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall for the first show of the season. On the podcast today, Virgil Van Dijk’s cameo against Hertha Berlin, transfer activity we still expect from Liverpool and Jordan Henderson’s contract. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/08/2144m 2s

The Athletic's Euro Stories - Preview

This summer The Athletic is bringing you the ultimate guide to the past eight European Championships.  So as the continent gears up for Euro 2020, you can head back in time to the tournaments of yesteryear to hear memories, stories and music from some of your favourite football journalists. Go to the Beyond The Headline feed wherever you get your podcasts, or listen ad-free via The Athletic app. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/213m 12s

The Season Review

A largely frustrating season comes to an exciting end as Liverpool secure a top 4 finish in the Premier League. The Athletic's James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes join host Steve Hothersall to reflect on the campaign. They discuss Gini Wijnaldum's Anfield farewell, and James has an interview with Trent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/2144m 15s

"Here comes Alisson......"

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on that wonderful moment when Alisson rescued Liverpool at West Brom. They also look at where it leaves this team in the race for the top four. Plus, they mark the 20th anniversary of the cup treble as they reminisce over club's UEFA Cup triumph against Alaves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/2149m 32s

Mailbag Special

Steve Hothersall and The Athletic's team of Liverpool writers answer your questions in a Mailbag Special in this week's Red Agenda. Plus, they debate whether Liverpool are now in a strong position to finish in the top four. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/2140m 1s

Fan Protests: What Happens Next?

The aftermath of the Manchester United protest is at the top of The Red Agenda this week.  Steve Hothersall, James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill discuss the impact of the protest, and whether Mo Salah could be bound for both the Olympics and the Africa Cup of Nations. And how could this affect his availability for Liverpool in the 21/22 season? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/2145m 38s

The 'calamitious' draw with Newcastle & the aftershock of the ESL

The Athletic's James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on the calamitous final few minutes that led to a 1-1 draw with Newcastle. Did the game sum up Liverpool's sorry season? A week on from the controversy of the ESL, they also have their say on John W. Henry's apology.  And Simon looks at the relationship between Salah and his agent, and the possible affect it may have on his future at the club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/2150m 26s

The Wrongs and Wrongs of the European Super League

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to react to the club's decision to drive plans for European Super League. They discuss the silence of the owners, the future of Klopp, and what happens next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/2145m 55s

Champions League Exit

The Athletic's James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to react to Liverpool's Champions League defeat to Real Madrid. They look at the team's continued struggles in front of goal, but improved performances from some key players. They debate the absence of Thiago from the starting lineup and the hopes of returning to the Champions League next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/2143m 23s

Mailbag Special

The Athletic's James Pearce is alongside host Steve Hothersall to answer all your questions in a mailbag special. They also reflect on the victory over Aston Villa at the weekend and build up to the 2nd leg against Real Madrid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/2137m 33s

Real Madrid Defeat - Reaction

The Athletic's Simon Hughes, James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to assess the disappointing team performance in the Champions League defeat to Real Madrid. They look at individual performances from Keita, Trent and others. And is there any way they can turn it around at Anfield? Simon has the latest on the club's ownership, and the panel vote on Alisson's moustache. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/2147m 56s

Ibrahima Konate Signing

The Athletic's David Ornstein joins the regular panel to bring us the latest on his exclusive story that Liverpool are finalising a deal for RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate. Steve Hothersall, James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill debate the importance of the signing, and German football expert Raphael Honigstein tells us exactly what the centre-half will be bringing to Anfield. Plus...the guys reminisce over a cult hero from yesteryear.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/2152m 2s

Ramos Revenge

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to look ahead to Liverpool's revenge mission against Real Madrid and Sergio Ramos in the Champions League Quarter-Finals. Do Liverpool have a realistic opportunity to win a 7th European title? They also discuss Trent's England snub, Wijnaldum's future and Xabi Alonso's move into management. Plus, Simon shares the details from his recent interview with Steven Gerrard. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/2152m 2s

Is there still hope of a top four finish?

The Athletic's James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes react to the victory over Wolves and ask whether there's still a chance Liverpool can finish in the top four. They also discuss the importance of Jota, and praise the recent performances from Nat Phillips. Plus...Simon tells us why this team isn't heading for a rebuild this summer, and James discusses the tragic story of the former Liverpool academy player, Ian Frodsham. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/2140m 27s

"Boring and Painful"

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join host Steve Hothersall to react to another Anfield defeat. After Sunday's loss at Fulham we take a close look at the performance of Jurgen Klopp. Should we now be asking questions about his management after some strange selections and poor substitutions? And, more worryingly, is he starting to look defeated?  Are Liverpool now out of the race for the top four? And if so, would it be better to miss out on European football altogether. But on a more positive note, we salute Steven Gerrard's success as manager of Rangers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/2143m 26s

Curtis Jones Appreciation & Number 9 options

The Athletic's James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes join host Steve Hothersall to discuss a win at last for the reds.  They assess Liverpool's display against Sheffield United, discuss the future of the front line, and praise the performance of Curtis Jones in midfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/03/2148m 51s

The Need For A Number 9

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to look back at what went wrong against Everton on Saturday. They discuss the worrying form of Roberto Firmino, and James has the latest on the club's search for a true number nine. They assess the performance of Jurgen Klopp throughout this season's disappointing title defence, and ask whether he may have less money to spend on the team this summer. Plus, there's an update on Jordan Henderson's injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/2151m 2s

Leicester Defeat, Kabak Debut & Salah's Contract

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to pick apart another defeat for the Reds this weekend. They then focus on the positives from that defeat to Leicester, including a goal of the season contender for Mo Salah. They discuss the race for the top four, Kabak's debut, and another goalkeeping blunder. And where does a new contract for Salah sit on FSG's list of priorities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/2145m 44s

REACTION - Liverpool 1-4 Manchester City

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to look back on Liverpool's 4-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester City. They discuss what went wrong, and where this defeat leaves the club in the race for the top four. They assess Jurgen Klopp's ability to coach in adversity, and Simon discusses his recent article on the club's owners. SPECIAL OFFER! Right now you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special price. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £1 a week. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/2151m 28s

Assessing Liverpool's Transfer Window

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to debate the success, or otherwise, of Liverpool's recruitment during the January window. They have the lowdown on the two new defensive recruits. Will they have an immediate impact? And are the team back on track after back-to-back wins? SPECIAL OFFER! Right now you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special price. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £1 a week. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/2149m 57s

FA Cup Exit & A Quick Fix Needed In Defence

The Athletic's James Pearce, Caoimhe O'Neill and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's FA Cup exit. They discuss how it is now essential that the board make a move for a centre half before the window closes. But will it happen? And is a place in the top four now under serious threat? SPECIAL JANUARY OFFER! Throughout January you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special price. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £1 a week. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/01/2145m 49s

EMERGENCY POD - Reaction to the Burnley defeat

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall to react to the Burnley defeat. Is there a crisis at Anfield? SPECIAL JANUARY OFFER! Throughout January you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special price. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £1 a week. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/2122m 47s

Front Three Problems

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to dissect the 0-0 draw with Manchester United and where it leaves Liverpool in the title race. They debate what's going wrong in attack. And are the club making a big mistake not signing a centre-back this month? SPECIAL JANUARY OFFER! Throughout January you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special price. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £1 a week. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/2147m 32s

Liverpool v United - The Big Preview

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to build up to the huge game against Manchester United on Sunday. Can Liverpool's overcome recent blips to win? Are United genuine title rivals? And is Simon right to say Manchester City are actually the most likely title winners? SPECIAL JANUARY OFFER! Throughout January you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special price. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £4 a month. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/2147m 1s

Assessing Liverpool's Christmas & January Transfer Update

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on a difficult few games for Liverpool. They debate why the team is struggling to score goals over the last three games; and the reasons behind a dip in form for key players. Should fans bet concerned about Manchester City after their win at Chelsea? Do we expect them to close the gap further? They also discuss Gini Wijnaldum's future. How likely is it that he'll leave? And how much would he be missed?  And James Pearce joins the show to discuss whether Liverpool will be making any moves of their own during the January transfer window. SPECIAL DISCOUNT OFFER! Throughout January you can subscribe to The Athletic for a special discounted price Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all our podcasts for less than £4 a month. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up and enjoy The Athletic throughout 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/211h 4m

7-0 Win & Salah's Future

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 7-0 win over Crystal Palace. They pick apart and analyse every goal that went in, and they look at a host of impressive individual performances.  Plus, they discuss the future of Mo Salah after his interview in Spain. Is there a chance he could leave the club? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/12/2048m 15s

Gerard Houllier Tribute

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to pay tribute to former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier, who passed away on Monday.  They also reflect on the 1-1 draw with Fulham. Will Klopp need to employ greater rotation to keep his players fresh? Plus, they look ahead to the big game against Spurs on Wednesday and discuss drawing RB Leipzig in the last 16 of the Champions League Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/12/2052m 8s

The Fans are Back at Anfield

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's victory over Wolves. They discuss the return of fans to Anfield and the impact it had on the team's performance. Simon has special praise for Jordan Henderson, Caoimhe has the lowdown on Liverpool's new Irish hero, and James' dog makes another entertaining return to the podcast. *No animals were harmed in the making of this show* SPECIAL CHRISTMAS OFFER! If you subscribe to The Athletic you can give another subscription as a gift for FREE. It’s the perfect present for any football fan this Christmas. Enjoy great analysis and in-depth features from the very best football writers around, as well as ad-free versions of all of our podcasts. It’s the perfect present for yourself and someone else. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/12/2053m 0s

Klopp v Des

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes joins Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's draw with Brighton. also discuss Jurgen Klopp's interview with Des Kelly after the game, debate the VAR penalty decision, and discuss Gini Wijnaldum's future at Anfield. SPECIAL BLACK FRIDAY OFFER! Take advantage of our Black Friday offer and sign up to The Athletic for just £1 a month for 12 months. Access all of our articles on Liverpool and the Premier League for our best ever price. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up. The offer is for new subscribers only and you can cancel at any time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/12/2056m 56s

"Shock Waves" - Reaction to the win over Leicester

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's brilliant victory over Leicester Has this injury-ravaged Liverpool team sent shock waves through the Premier League with that win? And have they now proven they can battle through adversity? Is the possibility of signing a centre-back in January still "up-in-the-air"? And we cast an eye on the performances of Liverpool's title rivals SPECIAL OFFER! Right now you can subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a week. You can read all of our articles on Liverpool and so much more, as well as all of our podcasts ad-free. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/11/2050m 15s

Jamie Carragher and Defensive Reinforcements

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to discuss another major defensive setback for Liverpool. With Joe Gomez out for at least the next few months, will Liverpool be able to make a move in January? Or will they make do with their depleted resources at centre-half? There's also an exclusive chat with Jamie Carragher, who discusses life after football. Plus, we have the latest on the health of Mo Salah. And we pay tribute to the former Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence. SPECIAL OFFER! Right now you can sign up to The Athletic for just £1 a week. Read all of the great articles on Liverpool and so much more, including the interview this morning with Jamie Carragher. To subscribe, go to theathletic.com/liverpoolpod. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/2052m 11s

Is Salah getting even better?

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to look back on Liverpool's draw with Manchester City, and debate whether Mo Salah is somehow getting even better.  Plus, as Liverpool move to a new training ground, the panel share their Melwood memories.  And Caoimhe has a scouting report from Blackburn on on-loan winger Harvey Elliott. SPECIAL OFFER! Right now you can subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a week. You can read all of our articles on Liverpool and so much more, including Michael Cox's piece this morning on why Fabinho was such a big miss against City. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/2053m 40s

Liverpool Back on Top

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to look back on Liverpool's victory over West Ham, which saw them return to the top of the Premier League. They discuss the excellent form of Mo Salah, and ask if people are being far too critical of him after winning another penalty this weekend.  They debate whether Roberto Firmino is now set lose his place in the starting 11 to Diogo Jota. And they look at the other title contenders, and ask who will be competing with The Reds at the end of the season. Plus, they have the latest of the fitness of Fabinho, who should return after the international break SPECIAL OFFER! Right now you can subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a week. You can read all of our articles on Liverpool and so much more. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/2048m 35s

The search for a centre-back

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to discuss Liverpool's search for a centre-back to replace the injured Virgil Van Dijk. Who are the likely candidates? And how much are the club willing to spend? They also reflect on the victory over Sheffield United and the VAR controversy. Will Jota now be a regular starter in attack?  And they discuss the club's plans for a new training complex. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/10/2051m 19s

Van Dijk's Injury & Derby Day Reaction

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Saturday's Merseyside Derby. They discuss Jordan Pickford's horror tackle, and ask why action wasn't taken on the day. They also look at how Van Dijk's injury will impact the defence? Is Fabinho too important in midfield now to move back?  They also assess the team's performance against Everton and reflect on Mo Salah scoring his 100th goal for the club. *This podcast was recorded before we found out that Jordan Pickford would not be facing retrospective action for his challenge on VVD. SPECIAL OFFER! For a limited time only we're offering you the chance to subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a month. You can read all of our articles on Liverpool and so much more. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/10/2050m 20s

The Future of the Premier League

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill discuss Liverpool's plans to re-shape the Premier League and English football as a whole. Is John W. Henry onto a good idea? Or is it a simple power grab when the lower league's are at their most vulnerable? They also mark the 5th anniversary of Jurgen Klopp's appointment as Reds boss. And they look ahead to the derby this weekend.  SPECIAL OFFER! Right now we're offering you the opportunity to subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a month. You can enjoy all of our great articles on the reds and so much more, including James and Simon's in-depth look at Jurgen Klopp's first few weeks as Liverpool manager back in 2015. There's insight in there that you just won't find anywhere else. This offer is running for a limited time only, so go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/2050m 15s

The Villa Debacle

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to pick the bones out of Liverpool's 7-2 defeat at Villa Park. Was it a freak result? Or are there reasons to be genuinely concerned? And should we expect a lower points total this season? They also review the club's transfer dealings after the window closed on Monday night. How does it compare to the other teams at the top of the table?  SPECIAL OFFER! For a limited time only we're offering you the chance to subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a month. You can read all of our writing on Liverpool and so much more, including Michael Cox's article analysing how the team have already conceded 11 goals in just four games this season. Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/10/2056m 29s

SLOPPY?! Reaction to Liverpool's victory over Arsenal

The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to react to Liverpool's hugely impressive performance in the 3-1 victory over Arsenal. How good was Mane? Which full-back was most impressive? And are Liverpool further ahead of the chasing pack than ever? They discuss the exciting young players who could feature in the League Cup. And they have their say on Klopp v Keane. And right now we're offering you the opportunity to subscribe to The Athletic for just £1 a month. You can access all of our great writing on Liverpool, and much much more, including a recent interview with Andy Robertson, who spent some time with James watching his own performances, analysing his play and discussing how he has developed under Jurgen Klopp. The offer is only running for a limited time, so go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/2048m 22s

Liverpool find a 'New Dimension'

Right now we're offering listeners the opportunity to try out The Athletic for just £1 a month. You can read all of our great content on Liverpool, including James' recent article on why Klopp won't be signing a centre-back this transfer window, by going to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/2055m 21s

Liverpool's Defence - Should we be concerned?

Right now we're offering listeners a special offer to subscribe to The Athletic. You can access all of James and Simon's writing on Liverpool and so much more for just £1 a month. Go to  www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/09/2051m 19s

Season Preview - How do Liverpool make it two in a row?

Right now we're offering listeners the opportunity to try out The Athletic for FREE. You can enjoy all of our great writing on Liverpool, including our Premier League 60 series, which has already included a number of current and ex-Liverpool stars such as Luis Suarez, Robbie Fowler and Mo Salah.  Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up for a 30 Day Free Trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/2050m 9s

Thiago & Brewster Transfer Latest

Right now we're offering listeners of this show the opportunity to try out The Athletic for FREE. You can enjoy all of our writing on the reds, including James' piece from the Community Shield this weekend, where he asks if the club can kick on without investment this season.  Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up for a 30 Day Free Trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/09/2056m 42s

Making the grade at Anfield

Right now we're offering listeners of this show the opportunity to try out The Athletic for FREE.  You can enjoy all of our great writing on Liverpool, including our Premier League 60 series, which has already including a number of current and ex-Liverpool stars, such as Luis Suarez, Robbie Fowler and Mo Salah.  Just go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up for a 30 Day Free Trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/08/2058m 11s

Jurgen Klopp's Future at Anfield

Right now we're offering listeners of this show the opportunity to try out The Athletic for free You can enjoy all of our great writing on Liverpool, including recent articles from our Premier League 60 countdown, where we've already featured a number of pieces on former Reds including Luis Suarez, Robbie Fowler and Michael Owen Go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up for a 30 Day Free Trial Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/08/2045m 58s

What to expect from Kostas Tsimikas

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11/08/2053m 51s

Are Liverpool in pole position for next season already?

We're offering you the chance to try out The Athletic for FREE. There are some great Liverpool articles on the site right now, including James Pearce's interview with Harvey Elliott, Simon Hughes' article looking back at Andy Carroll's eventful spell at Anfield, and a special quiz to mark the club's 30-year wait for the title.  Read those and a whole lot more by going to www.theathletic.com to take advantage of our 30 Day Free Trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/08/2049m 25s

A Historic Season Review

We're offering you the chance to try out The Athletic for FREE. There are some great Liverpool articles on the site right now, including Olly Kay's interview with Jordan Henderson, Simon Hughes' article looking back at Andy Carroll's eventful spell at Anfield, and a special quiz to mark the club's 30-year wait for the title.  Read those and a whole lot more by going to www.theathletic.com to take advantage of our 30 Day Free Trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/07/2054m 59s

What can we expect this summer?

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21/07/2054m 10s

Summer Sales - Who's leaving Anfield?

To celebrate Liverpool's title victory we're offering a 30 Day Free Trial with The Athletic. Click here to read our many articles that marked Liverpool's historic achievement, including James Pearce on the diet that inspired the champions, Simon Hughes' brilliant article on Jordan Henderson, and Michael Cox's piece on the ten tactical innovations that led Liverpool to the title.  Sign up now to read all of those without paying a penny. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/2045m 47s

Klopp's Transfer Window Strategy

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07/07/2043m 36s

What Next?

To celebrate Liverpool's title victory we're offering a 30-Day Free Trial with The Athletic.  Articles on the site right now includes Michael Cox's goes in-depth take on the 10 tactical innovations that led to Klopp's title win. Oli Kay's written about the steps the club need to take to ensure this isnt a one-off, and Matt Slater has a piece in the coming days charting how the Liverpool brand rose again. To read all that, go to theathletic.com/liverpoolpod and sign up for a free trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/2058m 12s

CHAMPIONS

To celebrate Liverpool's title triumph we're offering 40% off a subscription to The Athletic. There will be a raft of Liverpool articles going out on the site over the next 7 days, including “Jordan Henderson’s Journey To The Title”, by Simon Hughes. Michael Cox will be releasing an article on the tactical innovations that transformed Liverpool. And Raf Honigstein will take an in-depth look into the mindset of the man who made it all happen, Jurgen Klopp.  Go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up for less than £3 a month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/2038m 5s

Merseyside Derby Reaction & James Pearce's Gerrard Exclusive

To celebrate the return of the Premier League we're offering 40% off a subscription to The Athletic. Go to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to enjoy all of James Pearce and Simon Hughes great Liverpool content for less than £3 a month just in time for The Reds to secure the Premier League title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/2059m 8s

Football is back! Could Coutinho return too?

Subscribe to The Athletic to enjoy all of James and Simon's Liverpool writing just as the Premier League resumes and the club edges closer to a Premier League title. Get 40% off a subscription by going to www.theathletic.com/liverpoolpod to sign up. It will cost you less than £3 a month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/2052m 59s

Werner - So what happened?

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09/06/2053m 26s

Harvey Elliott - Turning down Sergio Ramos

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02/06/2049m 51s

Istanbul Revisited & Werner update

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27/05/2054m 55s

Timo Werner - The Latest

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19/05/2056m 43s

Memories of the Barcelona comeback

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12/05/201h 19m

Completing the Season - The Latest

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05/05/2047m 5s

Jurgen Klopp Transfer Special

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28/04/2052m 51s

'Being Liverpool' - Revisited

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21/04/2058m 41s

Gerard Houllier Special

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15/04/2055m 20s

Liverpool furlough U-turn - Reaction

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07/04/2031m 20s

Liverpool Academy Special

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31/03/201h 2m

The Men In White Suits - Liverpool in the 1990s

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24/03/2054m 25s

How will we win the title?

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18/03/2055m 2s

How Coronavirus affects Liverpool FC

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10/03/2053m 43s

So what happened at Watford?

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03/03/201h 1m

The Ox Comes to the Fore

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26/02/201h 1m

Diego & The Dark Arts

1. NO, Liverpool have not been found out! -00:01  2. Simeone & Klopp - 16:10 3. Origi is not a winger - 22:05 4. Timo Werner - 23:55 5. Premier League run continues - 31:25 6. Benitez: How to stop the Liverpool juggernaut - 37:25 7. What does Man City\'s UEFA ban mean for us? - 41:35 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/02/2052m 23s

Could Coutinho Return?

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11/02/2053m 19s

Best Premier League Team Ever?

Steve Hothersall is joined by The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes to discuss whether the current Liverpool side is the best team in Premier League history. They look at Jordan Henderson's 9-year Anfield career and answer your questions in the LFC inbox Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/02/2054m 13s

Klopp's Cup Snub

Steve Hothersall is joined by The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes as they debate whether Jurgen Klopp is right to pull the Liverpool first team out of the FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury. Simon also takes an in-depth look at Mo Salah's form and re-traces the superstar's early career steps in Egypt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/01/2055m 58s

We're going to win the league

Liverpool fans are saying it out loud, but Steve Hothersall, The Athletic's James Pearce, and Neil Atkinson from The Anfield Wrap ask if Liverpool really are going to win the league. They discuss Salah's iconic goal against Manchester United and discuss whether this could become the greatest Liverpool side of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/01/2052m 13s

SPECIAL GUEST - John Achterberg

Steve Hothersall and The Athletic's James Pearce are joined by Liverpool goalkeeping coach John Achterberg. In his 11th year at the club John brings us unrivalled insight into life at Anfield under Jurgen Klopp. They also discuss the recent victory over Spurs as the Reds stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/01/2059m 39s

Klopp's boys beat Ancelotti's men

Steve McMahon, the last Liverpool captain to lift a league trophy, joins The Athletic’s James Pearce and host Steve Hothersall to reflect on his days as skipper and look at how he compares to the current captain Jordan Henderson. The Athletic's senior football writer Ollie Kay also discusses whether Liverpool’s FA Cup victory over Everton was one of the greatest derby victories of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/01/2050m 41s

Team of the Decade

Who partners Van Dijk? - 9:00 Milner & Henderson - 14:00 Sterling & Suarez - 18:00 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/12/1926m 34s

The Scouser in our team

One of the great Liverpool sides? - 00:01 The Mentality - 11:05 The Leicester game - 14:00 Trent Alexander-Arnold - 23:00 Club World Cup Champions - 36:45 John Coleman & Accrington Stanley - 44:10 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/12/1958m 4s

Somewhere between pre-season and a stag-do

Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson joins The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Steve Hothersall with the Club World Cup, Klopp's new deal and the Champions League draw high on the agenda. The Athletic's Liverpool reporter James Pearce also checks in with the latest on the Takumi Minamino transfer live from Doha. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/12/1953m 30s

January Transfer Window - Stick or Twist?

The Athletic's Simon Hughes and James Pearce join Steve Hothersall to bring you the latest on Liverpool's potential transfer business in January. Is a move for Jadon Sancho a possibility? They also debate the importance of fringe players Origi, Keita and Shaqiri. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/1952m 15s

Grobbelaar's Treble Prediction

Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar joins The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and host Steve Hothersall to look back at Liverpool's recent performances. Bruce makes an optimistic prediction, we preview the Merseyside derby, and there's news on the redevelopment of Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/12/1947m 25s

Klopp's Top Table

The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall for the first episode of the Red Agenda. They're joined by Manchester City correspondent Sam Lee for a reality check on the title race, and they welcome Anfield legend John Aldridge to the show Subscribe to The Athletic using the special promo code UKPOD and receive 40% off! Also, subscribers will have access to exclusive episodes. SIGN UP NOW: http://theathletic.com/ukpod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/11/1936m 41s

The Red Agenda - Trailer

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18/11/193m 53s
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