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Daily Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with James Pearce, Ian Doyle, Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst; Neil Fitzmaurice's Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton's Allez Les Rouges, plus our new spin-off shows hosted by Paul Wheelock, like Post-Game.

Daily Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with James Pearce, Ian Doyle, Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst; Neil Fitzmaurice's Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton's Allez Les Rouges, plus our new spin-off shows hosted by Paul Wheelock, like Post-Game.
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Daily Liverpool FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Blood Red show with James Pearce, Ian Doyle, Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Paul Gorst; Neil Fitzmaurice's Poetry in Motion; Peter Hooton's Allez Les Rouges, plus our new spin-off shows hosted by Paul Wheelock, like Post-Game.

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Road to Istanbul 15 years on: Why Liverpool were heading into the unknown without knowing what was to come

9/17/2019
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Ahead of the start of the new Champions League season, Liverpool head into their latest European campaign, yet 15 years ago it was a very different story. As we celebrate the 15th year since Liverpool lifted their fifth European title in Istanbul join Guy Clarke and Dan Kay as they re-trace the Reds’ steps along the way to the final. In the first of our 13-part series the guys talk through that opening game of the 2004/05 Champions League campaign as Monaco came to Anfield. From the number...

Duration:00:33:16

The Agenda: Forget Real Madrid and Barcelona - Liverpool are now a final destination club

9/16/2019
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Reports linking Liverpool superstar Virgil van Dijk to Barcelona and Real Madrid are rubbished in the latest episode of The Agenda. According to a daily sports newspaper Spain, the La Liga giants are readying moves for the Dutch colossus, but as Liverpool.com writers Dan Austin and Dan Morgan explain here, why would he even consider leaving Liverpool? Not when the Reds are in such a 'sweet spot' and, after years of planning, are a 'final destination club'. And as our duo also discuss, the...

Duration:00:14:46

Blood Red: European adventures restart, the Anfield effect and big week ahead

9/16/2019
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Liverpool are gearing up for another season of European adventures and with it comes this special offering from Munich airport! Ian Doyle is joined by the Echo’s Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst as well as the Daily Mirror’s David Maddock and Daily Mail’s Dom King. Looking ahead to the start of the new Champions League campaign they discuss whether Jurgen Klopp’s side are the best in European competition football and who, if anyone can stand in their way. There’s also talk on the...

Duration:00:22:13

The Agenda: Manchester City open the door for Liverpool and Rhian Brewster opportunity opens up

9/15/2019
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Liverpool sit five points clear at the top of the Premier League, following their 3-1 home win over Newcastle United at Anfield coupled with Manchester City’s shock 3-2 away defeat to Norwich City. Joe Rimmer is joined here by Ian Doyle, the Echo’s chief LFC writer to give their immediate reaction to a big day of Premier League action. They discuss the significance of Liverpool’s early season lead at the top of the table, Man City’s defensive frailties without Vincent Kompany and the injured...

Duration:00:06:04

Can's Turin troubles, the Juventus threat to Liverpool's crown, and their links to Pep and Poch

9/15/2019
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It was a decision that looked questionable at the time but given recent events, it is one that now, privately at least, the player must surely regret. And that feeling will only be heightened when the Champions League returns next week. Liverpool, the holders, will begin the defence of their crown in southern Italy when they take on Napoli. But further north their former midfielder Emre Can will be kicking his heels in frustration after left out of Juventus' squad for the group stages. And...

Duration:00:34:57

Post-Game: Firmino fabulance, Salah’s slalom and should we sing more about Mane?

9/14/2019
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Five wins from five to start the new season. Liverpool came from behind to see off Newcastle United 3-1 at Anfield in the Premier League on their return from the international break. Post-Game is here to bring you all the reaction you need. Our Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst delivers his verdict from Anfield, while you can also catch Jurgen Klopp’s press conference in full as well as the thoughts of a selection of our regular contributors. There’s praise for Firmino, bafflement at how...

Duration:00:37:22

Behind Enemy Lines: How Newcastle are faring without Rafa and who is the Magpies’ secret weapon as they head to Anfield

9/14/2019
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We’re two weeks into September and the Reds haven’t kicked a ball - but that changes today. Premier League action returns as Newcastle United visit Anfield. Ahead of the game, Guy Clarke picked up the phone to Andrew Musgrove, host of the Everything is Black and White podcast to get the inside track on the Magpies. They discuss how they’re getting on without Rafa Benitez, Steve Bruce’s start at St. James’ Park, the view on Mike Ashley on Tyneside before focusing in on where and how Newcastle...

Duration:00:34:16

Blood Red: Meeting Klopp, back to action, and is it time to unleash Lallana and Shaqiri

9/13/2019
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Liverpool’s return to Premier League action is almost upon us. Before the visit of Newcastle United, the Blood Red podcast is here to take you through all the big talking points prior to kick-off. Host Joe Rimmer is joined by chief LFC writer Ian Doyle, Liverpool correspondent Paul Gorst and Connor Dunn. There’s plenty to get through from Gorsty’s sit down with Jurgen Klopp, the latest on both Alisson and Naby Keita’s fitness plus whether it’s time for squad rotation at Anfield. With...

Duration:00:37:42

Press conference: Alisson and Keita injury update as Klopp previews Newcastle’s visit to Anfield

9/13/2019
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Jurgen Klopp was back in front of the media to preview Liverpool’s visit of Newcastle United to Anfield on Saturday. The Reds boss also delivered a fitness update on Alisson and Naby Keita, his reaction to winning the Premier League manager of the month award, the state of Napoli’s dressing rooms ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League clash, and what he had to say about some positive Sadio Mane comments. Enjoy! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:17

Michael Owen: His meteoric rise, that FA Cup final, the Treble and his regrets over never returning to Anfield

9/12/2019
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It’s fair to say, Michael Owen has been somewhat of a divisive character since leaving Liverpool back in 2004, but following the launch of his new autobiography, Michael Owen: Reboot, he joins us for a Blood Red special to give his account. From his rise into the first team at the age of 17 to winning the Reds the 2001 FA Cup Final as part of the historic 2000/01 Treble winning season. Moving on, he talks about his move away in 2004 and his longing to return to Liverpool, only for it never...

Duration:00:41:37

Allez Les Rouges: Back to action at Anfield, Champions League defence and trademark latest

9/12/2019
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The international break is drawing to a close now, so with that brings Liverpool’s return to action. Ahead of Newcastle United’s visit to Anfield, Allez Les Rouges is here to go through the latest Liverpool talking points as the fixture list gets ready to go into overdrive. Here host Peter Hooton is joined by regulars Kieth Culvin and Ste Monaghan and chair of the Spirit of Shankly, Joe Blott. On the agenda as well as the return to league action is the start of the Reds’ Champions League...

Duration:00:41:05

The Agenda: Will Jadon Sancho’s progression lead to Rhian Brewster getting itchy feet?

9/11/2019
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Following on from Jadon Sancho scoring his first two England goals against Kosovo, could it lead to Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster eyeing the Anfield exit door? Having both been part of the same U17 World Cup winning squad with England back in 2017, Sancho and Brewster have so far seen their careers follow different paths. Here Dan Austin and Dan Morgan, both from liverpool.com, discuss Brewster’s Liverpool stay so far, why it’s important the club don’t allow him to leave but also explore the...

Duration:00:17:08

Analysing Anfield: Van Dijk v Koulibaly and why Newcastle visit could be right time to re-introduce Shaqiri

9/11/2019
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Virgil van Dijk v Kalidou Koulibaly is just one of a number of big battles in Liverpool’s Champions League opener at Napoli. And in the latest Analysing Anfield, featuring Josh Williams and debutant David Alexander Hughes, they take a deep dive into Tuesday’s Stadio San Paulo clash. Talking points include last season’s corresponding Champions League fixture between the sides, why it went down as Liverpool’s worst performance of the season, but why it also demonstrated Carlo Ancelotti’s...

Duration:01:01:09

Poetry in Motion: The ace up Liverpool's sleeve - and why always Mario?

9/10/2019
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Poetry in Motion is back! Joining host Neil Fitzmaurice is ECHO duo Connor Dunn and Caoimhe O'Neill, and after they bask in the glory of Liverpool's superb start to the season, they turn their attention to Manchester City and what Jurgen Klopp must do when the top two teams in the country go head-to-head in what appears, even at this early stage of the campaign, pivotal matches. Also on the agenda is the Sadio Mane-Mohamed Salah 'spat', with Fitzy's view contrasting with Connor's, before...

Duration:00:50:00

View from the Kop: Football's Steve Smith, Fabinho's growing influence, and the best Liverpool side of our lifetimes

9/10/2019
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Welcome to the first View from the Kop fans' podcast of the season as big Reds Paul Philbin, Neil Macdonald and Peter Harris join host Paul Wheelock to talk Liverpool's perfect start to the Premier League campaign and much more else besides, including: are the Reds the footballing equivalent of Australian cricket captain Steve Smith? Are more teams becoming beaten before even taking to the pitch against Liverpool? Are there any chinks in the Manchester City armour? Which player is now as...

Duration:00:34:56

Blood Red: A test of strength, a cup clash, and the best and worst Liverpool signings of the decade

9/9/2019
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Not long now, Reds. Just five more days till proper football returns, with the visit of Newcastle United to Anfield kicking off a busy period of six games in 18 days for Liverpool. So which under-used (so far at least) members of Jurgen Klopp's squad will be the players to come in and make an impact? Our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst, Theo Squires and host Connor Dunn discuss just that in the latest Blood Red podcast. They also debate a bizarre cup clash before having a bit of...

Duration:00:27:30

The Agenda: The inside track on Virgil van Dijk contract claims - and assessing his Ballon d'Or chances

9/8/2019
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Liverpool supporters awoke to the news - well, certainly UK-based Reds - that Virgil van Dijk had agreed a new and improved long-term contract with the club. But, alas, while no-one would begrudge the imperious centre-back fresh terms, they are not true, as explained by our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst in the latest episode of The Agenda. Paul also reveals what van Dijk feels about the reports before joining Joel Rabinowitz in discussing the Dutchman's Ballon d'Or chances, whether...

Duration:00:12:00

Analysing Anfield: Long-ball Liverpool, Firmino’s explosion, and searching for the big clues

9/7/2019
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We all know how good Roberto Firmino has been so far this season for Liverpool, right? But as Kristian Walsh and Josh Williams uncover in the latest episode of the Analysing Anfield podcast, the brilliant Brazilian striker could be adding another facet to his game. Also on the agenda is the ‘spat’ between Firmino’s strike-partners Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, and why it’s a load of rubbish, as well as a review of the opening four matches of the season, and whether there are chinks appearing...

Duration:00:49:08

Blood Red: Solving Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri dilemma

9/6/2019
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Our Liverpool FC correspondent Paul Gorst joins Theo Squires, Caoimhe O'Neill and host Sean Bradbury for the latest Blood Red podcast. On the agenda includes an injury update from Gorsty on Alisson and Naby Keita, news of an unexpected boost via Theo, and an assessment of some brutally honest comments from Dejan Lovren. A big part of the podcast is dedicated to the situation Xherdan Shaqiri finds himself in, for both club and country, while the panel also have the final word on Bobby Duncan,...

Duration:00:42:31

The Fiorentina view on Bobby Duncan, the Napoli problem Liverpool can exploit, and a Manchester United manager in waiting

9/5/2019
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For our latest podcast Paul Wheelock speaks to Chloe Beresford, a freelance Serie A writer and broadcaster, about Liverpool's Champions League opener at Napoli in 12 days time, and the problem the Italians must be solve before then; Bobby Duncan’s controversial move from Liverpool to Fiorentina, and ex-Reds midfielder Emre Can's shock axing from Juventus' Champions League squad. They also touch on the Serie A title race, the manager who could be perfect for Manchester United, and sadly, the...

Duration:00:25:15