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Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Sean Bradbury, Caoimhe O'Neill, Connor Dunn and Theo Squires; Neil Fitzmaurice's Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton's Allez Les Rouges; Analysing Anfield with Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams, and Post-Game, Behind Enemy Lines and View from the Kop with Paul Wheelock

Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Sean Bradbury, Caoimhe O'Neill, Connor Dunn and Theo Squires; Neil Fitzmaurice's Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton's Allez Les Rouges; Analysing Anfield with Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams, and Post-Game, Behind Enemy Lines and View from the Kop with Paul Wheelock


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Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with Ian Doyle, Joe Rimmer, Paul Gorst, Sean Bradbury, Caoimhe O'Neill, Connor Dunn and Theo Squires; Neil Fitzmaurice's Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton's Allez Les Rouges; Analysing Anfield with Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams, and Post-Game, Behind Enemy Lines and View from the Kop with Paul Wheelock




Analysing Anfield: Jury out on Takumi Minamino | Alisson Becker 2.0 | Why Diogo Jota suits Klopp's Liverpool over Nuno's Wolves

Ahead of Wolves visit to Anfield, Analysing Anfield are here to rule an eye over the Reds’ recent outings against Atalanta, Brighton and Ajax. Josh Williams and David Hughes reflect on Takumi Minamino’s showing at the Amex with the Japanese international given a rare start. They also analyse Ben White’s showing before getting onto Caoimhin Kelleher and Curtis Jones’ starring role against Ajax. Plus there’s a preview of Sunday’s game at Anfield looking at the statistical output of Conor Coady...


Poetry in Motion: Curtis takes the Trent route as Schuurs impresses on audition and fans get set for Anfield return

Joint top of the Premier League and qualification to the Champions League last 16 signed, sealed and delivered – and all against the backdrop of a genuine injury crisis that sees nine first-team players currently sidelined. Little wonder, then, that the latest Poetry in Motion podcast, hosted as ever by Neil Fitzmaurice and featuring regular guests Dan Kay and Joe Rimmer, kicks off with a tribute to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side. The controversial draw at Brighton last weekend may have...


The Podcast: Landmark night for Jones, Kelleher, Williams – and Liverpool’s season, too

Picture this: Curtis Jones played like he did on Tuesday night at Anfield, but for Ajax, and not Liverpool. Just imagine the fanfare that would have greeted his performance? Just imagine how much pundits would be saying he’s worth? It’s one of the big talking points of the latest podcast with host Dan Morgan and guests Joel Rabinowitz and Mark Wakefield also touching on the performances of Jones’ fellow Academy graduates Caoimhin Kelleher and Neco Williams in the 1-0 win. Also...


Post-Game: Liverpool 1 Ajax 0 | Curtis Jones and Caoimhin Kelleher star on proud night for the Academy as Reds book last-16 spot

A great night for Liverpool’s first team – and a great night for Liverpool’s Academy. Join Paul Wheelock as we react to the 1-0 win over Ajax at Anfield that ensured Jurgen Klopp’s side booked their place in the Champions League last-16 with a game to spare - and which also proved that the Reds' youth section continues to flourish. When Alisson Becker was ruled out before the match, it meant that Klopp was without NINE first-team players. But such is the faith that the Liverpool manager has...


Under The Radar: Spotlight on potential Liverpool transfer target Perr Schuurs

Welcome to a new podcast on the Blood Red channel, 'Under the Radar', where we shine the spotlight on a potential Liverpool transfer target. And with the Reds taking on Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday night, we thought the perfect player to profile first is Perr Schuurs, who is expected to be in the Dutch side's line-up at Anfield. The 21-year-old centre-back impressed in the first group-stage meeting between the teams in Amsterdam in October, and since then he has been linked with a...


Blood Red: Liverpool’s VAR nightmare at Brighton | Klopp v Wilder | Thiago injury extent revealed

Following Liverpool’s VAR-dominated draw at Brighton & Hove Albion, the Blood Red podcast is here to react. From Mohamed Salah’s ruled out-goal to Andy Robertson conceding a stoppage-time penalty, the panel look back on all the action. There’s also Jurgen Klopp and Chris Wilder’s clash over whether or not the Premier League should reintroduce five substitutions to debate. Plus, we preview Tuesday’s Champions League action with Ajax at Anfield and find out more about the development plans for...


Press conference: Jurgen Klopp explains extent of Thiago's injury, how close Trent Alexander-Arnold is to fitness & Ajax preview

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been speaking with the media ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League tie with Ajax at Anfield. On the agenda was the length of Thiago Alcantara's knee injury, with the Spanish midfielder having not featured since the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park on October 16, plus the fitness of Xherdan Shaqiri, Naby Keita and Trent Alexander-Arnold. Also up for discussion was how much Klopp has missed the supporters ahead of a potential return for fans this coming...


Andy Robertson SPECIAL: Liverpool star launches his new AR26 Charity and answers your questions

Liverpool star and Scotland captain Andy Robertson launches his new charity AR26 and answers your questions in this special podcast. Andy speaks to sports broadcaster Emma Dodds about why he has started the charity and the aims for it – before talking to the Liverpool ECHO’s Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst all about his new book ‘Now You’re Gonna Believe Us’, all proceeds for which go to AR26. Paul then asks Robbo to answer questions from Reds fans from across the world – including...


Philipp Degen INTERVIEW: Playing with Gerrard and Carragher, Shaqiri brilliance, and life as a football agent

Ex-Liverpool full-back Philipp Degen speaks to Blood Red about working under Rafa Benitez, knowing Jurgen Klopp, and his new life as a football agent. Join Matt Addison and Benjamin McFadyean from the Borussia Dortmund London Fan Club, of which Degen is now an honorary member, as they speak to the ex-Reds and Dortmund man. As well as a chat about his time at both clubs, there are questions on his fellow Swiss Xherdan Shaqiri, how the right-back role has changed thanks to Trent...


Post-Game: Brighton 1-1 Liverpool | Stoppage-time VAR penalty decision denies Reds all three points at the AMEX

Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw at Brighton & Hove Albion after a controversial VAR-packed game at the AMEX. The Reds had two goals ruled out for offside as well as conceding two penalties, the second in stoppag- time seeing Pascal Gross cancel out Diogo Jota's opener on the hour mark. Join Guy Clarke as we bring you all the reaction you need from the match: Jurgen Klopp's press conference as the German gives his reaction to the penalty decision; the ECHO's chief LFC writer Ian Doyle...


Blood Red: Forget Man City & Spurs - are TV broadcasters Liverpool's biggest Premier League title rival?

Ahead of Liverpool’s trip to Brighton & Hove Albion, the Blood Red podcast get stuck into Jurgen Klopp’s battle with TV broadcasters. Fresh from Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Atalanta at Anfield, the Reds face the long journey to the Amex for a 12.30pm kick-off. December’s scheduling sees a similar issue with the Reds facing Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield prior to a trip to Crystal Palace. Join Guy Clarke, Paul Gorst, Matt Addison and Peter Harris as they debate the issue as well as...


Press conference: Klopp on Henderson's return to training, fans to return to Anfield, and Lallana's Liverpool legacy

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has been speaking about Jordan Henderson's return to group training ahead of the visit to Brighton and Hove Albion. As well as the team news, Klopp was asked at his pre-match press conference about the imminent return of fans to Anfield. The manager was also quizzed about Diogo Jota's impact at Liverpool, following comments by Graham Potter, before previewing the trip to Brighton. Fixture congestion was also on the agenda following the quick turnaround in...


The podcast: Mohamed Salah and the eight other big contract decisions that will impact the Reds' transfer plans

Liverpool lost at home to Atalanta in the Champions League last night, with the podcast analysing that match - and Jurgen Klopp's choice of substitutions. In addition, there is a chat about Liverpool's squad depth and whether the number of players in certain positions is actually as good as it looked a few weeks ago after a spate of injuries. Finally, host Dan Morgan and panellists Matt Addison and Mark Wakefield look into the nine Reds players whose contracts are set to expire...


Post-Game: Liverpool 0-2 Atalanta | Shot-shy Reds miss chance to secure early qualification to Champions League knockout stage

Liverpool fell to a 2-0 home defeat to Atalanta through goals by Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens as they missed the chance to qualify for the Champions League last 16. Join Guy Clarke as we react to the result on a flat night at Anfield. Hear from Jurgen Klopp's post-match press conference as he dissects the performance as well as paying tribute to the late Diego Maradona. Plus, the ECHO's Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst has his say from Anfield as well as regular contributors Ross...


Allez Les Rouges: Liverpool’s rottweiler drawing comparisons with Keegan after tearing Leicester apart

Following the 3-0 win over Leicester City and ahead of this evening's Champions League tie with Atalanta at Anfield, Peter Hooton returns with the latest Allez Les Rouges offering on Blood Red. Joining Peter are regulars Ste Monaghan, Keith Culvin and John Nicolson. Also joining the panel is Leicester supporter and author Riaz Khan to look back on the result at Anfield. Diogo Jota's red-hot form, the club's tribute to Ray Clemence and the 64-game unbeaten home league run are all debated...


Press conference: Jurgen Klopp confirms Mo Salah available for Atalanta tie | Joel Matip on Diogo Jota in training and staying fit

Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Mohamed Salah will be back for Liverpool against Atalanta, while hailing Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino as the 'complete footballer'. The Reds boss was previewing the Champions League clash with Atalanta on Wednesday night, with Joel Matip also answering questions ahead of the game. Both Klopp and Matip explained the importance of getting fans back into stadia, plus why Atalanta will not be an easy game despite Liverpool's 5-0 win over them three weeks ago....


Analysing Anfield: Ageless James Milner, Reds firepower to blow rivals away & beware Brighton and their underlying numbers

Liverpool's performance against Leicester City in the Premier League was almost perfect - and the numbers show it. Join Josh Williams and David Hughes as they talk through and analyse that game, plus look ahead to the Champions League clash with Atalanta - a team that Liverpool tore apart just three weeks ago. Liverpool smashed five past the Italian outfit last time out, and their attack so far this season is proving to be the difference in getting them over the line in matches. As the...


Blood Red: Curtis Jones rewards Jurgen Klopp trust as Reds put down a Premier League marker against Leicester

Liverpool laid down a Premier League marker as they beat title contenders Leicester City with ease, with Diogo Jota scoring again and Curtis Jones impressive. Join Ian Doyle, Theo Squires, Matt Addison and Guy Clarke as they talk through the performance, which was perfect in all but one way - the injury to the excellent Naby Keita. Not only were Jones and Jota superb, but James Milner and Andy Robertson were too. Meanwhile, Roberto Firmino got himself a goal that capped off a much-improved...


Post-Game: Liverpool 3-0 Leicester City | Reds record of 64 unbeaten at Anfield as Jota and Firmino fire past the Foxes

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool set a new club record, reaching 64 consecutive home league games without defeat, seeing off Leicester City 3-0. Jonny Evans' own goal was added to by Diogo Jota - scoring in his fourth successive outing at Anfield - before Roberto Firmino got in on the act against Brendan Rodgers' side. Join Guy Clarke as we bring you reaction from the win. The Liverpool ECHO's LFC correspondent Paul Gorst delivers his verdict before you hear Jurgen Klopp's press conference in full....


Behind Enemy Lines: Leicester head to Anfield with stellar centre-back in their ranks

Liverpool face high-flying Leicester City at 7.15pm tonight at Anfield so Blood Red's Matt Addison speaks to Leicestershire Live's Jordan Blackwell all about Brendan Rodgers' side, including an injury update, the players the Premier League champions must watch out for, and the former Jurgen Klopp target who moved on this summer. Leicester did some good business themselves, with Wesley Fofana particularly impressing, while James Maddison and Harvey Barnes, who have both been linked with...