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Everton FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Royal Blue show with Phil Kirkbride, Dave Prentice, Adam Jones, Sam Carroll and Gavin Buckland, and in association with SportPesa, main sponsors of Everton Football Club; Ian Croll’s View from the Gwladys Street, the podcast by the fans for the fans; and our Preview and Post-Game shows hosted by Paul Wheelock.

Everton FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Royal Blue show with Phil Kirkbride, Dave Prentice, Adam Jones, Sam Carroll and Gavin Buckland, and in association with SportPesa, main sponsors of Everton Football Club; Ian Croll’s View from the Gwladys Street, the podcast by the fans for the fans; and our Preview and Post-Game shows hosted by Paul Wheelock.
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Everton FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Royal Blue show with Phil Kirkbride, Dave Prentice, Adam Jones, Sam Carroll and Gavin Buckland, and in association with SportPesa, main sponsors of Everton Football Club; Ian Croll’s View from the Gwladys Street, the podcast by the fans for the fans; and our Preview and Post-Game shows hosted by Paul Wheelock.

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Episodes

The Alan Myers Everton Podcast: Where are the Blues heading? | Interviews with Nick Barmby, Tony Grant, Paul Wilkinson & Robbie Wakenshaw

9/19/2019
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The Alan Myers Everton Podcast is back after our host with the most had the temerity to take an actual holiday! But, my word, has he returned with a bumper edition. There is an update from Blues midfielder Tony Grant in Australia and interviews with ex-strikers Paul Wilkinson and Robbie Wakenshaw, who have very interesting stories to tell after memorable starts to their Everton careers. And that is all followed by Alan's sitdown with Nick Barmby, who became the first Blues player to cross...

Duration:01:55:06

Royal Blue: Brittle Everton and the major problem Marco Silva must solve

9/16/2019
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It’s the morning after the afternoon before and host Sam Carroll is joined by Adam Jones, Paul Wheelock and Connor O’Neill to pick the bones out of the desperately disappointing defeat at Bournemouth. No player in blue could say they played well, but how much did Marco Silva’s team selection play a part? Our panel answer that before attempting to understand why the Blues are so bad away from home given their excellent form at Goodison Park. Also on the agenda is Dominic Calvert-Lewin and his...

Duration:00:42:47

Post-Game: New away-day no-show as Everton are beaten at Bournemouth

9/15/2019
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One step forward, two steps back - it's the Everton way, certainly this season. After missing the chance to go top earlier in the campaign, the Blues blew the opportunity to move into third in the early standings as they were beaten 3-1 at their bogey ground. On this podcast, our Everton FC correspondent Phil Kirkbride analyses yet another below-par performance away from home, before his ECHO colleague Chris Beesley delivers his verdict. And we finish with every word of Blues boss Marco...

Duration:00:13:19

Royal Blue: The player key to ending the Bournemouth hex and is Kurt Zouma missing the Marco Silva touch

9/13/2019
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Your essential Friday Everton FC listening is in! In the latest Royal Blue podcast, Adam Jones, Sam Carroll, Dave Prentice and host Phil Kikbride preview Sunday's trip to Bournemouth and wonder why Everton's record at Dean Court has been so poor, what will change it, and whether Fabian Delph is the answer. They also look at the Blues' starting XI from last season's corresponding fixture and ask whether Marco Silva now has a stronger side. Also on the agenda is the FA punishment handed out to...

Duration:00:39:46

Press Conference: Plan for Tom Davies, Bournemouth trip, and Iwobi's importance

9/13/2019
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Marco Silva was back in front of the media at Finch Farm today to preview the trip to Bournemouth on Sunday. Also on the agenda was the plan for Tom Davies, following his impressive showing for England Under-21s, and Alex Iwobi's start to his Blues career, and just how important the summer signing can be. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:15:55

Royal Blue: The transformation of Michael Keane at Everton and what comes next for Jonjoe Kenny

9/10/2019
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The international break continues to drag but that does not deter our Everton writers from returning to the ECHO studio and recording this week's first instalment of the Royal Blue podcast. Host Sam Carroll is joined by Adam Jones, Dave Prentice and Chris Beesley to discuss Jordan Pickford's England shut-out, the transformation of Michael Keane and Tom Davies' statement to Marco Silva. They also dissect Jonjoe Kenny's comments about his Everton future as well as reflecting on the 13th...

Duration:00:41:40

Royal Blue: Covering Everton's highs and lows and the best signing of the last ten years assessed

9/6/2019
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It's the international weekend but our Royal Blue Podcast returns for a weekend special. Host Sam Carroll asks Dave Prentice and Chris Beesley - who own more than 50 years of journalistic experience combined - about their first ever interviews, being starstruck in front of notable Blues and the best moment of their careers. Debutant Connor O'Neill gives his thoughts on his favourite Everton atmosphere of all time while the panel discuss the game they would never return to - not even for...

Duration:00:43:41

View from the Gwladys Street: A fluid front four, a signing surprise, and a maturing Pickford

9/5/2019
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They say a week is a long time in politics, especially in this country at the moment, but a week can also be a long time in football, especially being an Everton supporter. After being left completely down in the dumps by the defeat and performance at Aston Villa, this week's View from the Gwladys Street Blues fans' podcast is a much more uplifting listen after back-to-back victories for Marco Silva's side. Max Carlyle, Anthony McEllin and Connor O'Neill join host Paul Wheelock to look back...

Duration:00:39:07

Royal Blue: Everton's monumental man Fabian Delph and assessing the summer transfer window after Yannick Bolasie exit

9/3/2019
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Another week and another Everton victory at Goodison Park. The Royal Blue Podcast returns to discuss the 3-2 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers, an impressive debut from Fabian Delph and Richarlison's goalscoring heroics.Host Sam Carroll is joined by Everton reporter Adam Jones, Chris Beesley and Dave Prentice as they praise Alex Iwobi's start to life in Royal Blue as well as the futures of Theo Walcott and Tom Davies. With Yannick Bolasie joining Sporting Lisbon late on European transfer...

Duration:00:41:11

The Alan Myers Everton Podcast: Don Hutchison interview - Tears with Howard, cross words with Walter and that disallowed derby goal

8/31/2019
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Welcome to episode nine of the one and only Alan Myers Everton Podcast. And guess what? It's another belter. Matters get under way with Alan being joined in the studio by the Liverpool ECHO's Paul Wheelock. With more players set to leave Goodison Park before the closure of the European transfer window, they talk the Blues' squad strength, also hearing from Marco Silva on the subject, before discussing Kevin Mirallas after he finally left the club for good. Then talk turns to the magnificent...

Duration:00:54:31

Royal Blue: Cup upset avoided, impressive Sincil Bank showings and now onto Wolves

8/29/2019
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After the debate over team selections, trophy droughts and potential banana skins it all came together for Everton on Wednesday night in Lincoln. The Blues overcame a shocking start to defeat their League One hosts 4-2 and progress to the third round of the League Cup. And the Royal Blue podcast panel reflect on an entertaining evening a Sincil Bank, one that was full of goals, chances and talking points. Host Phil Kirkbride is joined at the table by Adam Jones and Dave Prentice to pick...

Duration:00:48:49

View from the Gwladys Street: What's up with Gylfi, time to unleash Kean, and a big week for the Blues

8/28/2019
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The View from the Gwladys Street podcast is back, and with regular host Ian Croll on honeymoon, Connor O'Neil takes over the hosting reins to discuss what, even at this early stage of the season, is a big week for Everton. Joined by Connor Bennett and Paul Wheelock, the trio talk Friday night's shambolic defeat at Aston Villa and whether it's time Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Gylfi Sigurdsson are taken out of the team given the former's inability to turn his undoubted graft into goals and the...

Duration:00:45:16

Royal Blue: Why Everton need a cup run under Marco Silva - and how to cope with Jean-Philippe Gbamin blow

8/27/2019
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Everton need a morale-boosting win over Lincoln City this week to repair the damage inflicted by Aston Villa last Friday. Marco Silva's side fell to a disappointing defeat at newly-promoted Villa and the Royal Blue podcast returns to stumble through the rubble of the loss and look ahead to what could be a crucial seven days. With Jean-Philippe Gbamin injured for at least the next six weeks, host Phil Kirkbride asks the panel to assess the blow and contemplate potential replacements. Adam...

Duration:00:44:48

Press Conference: Gbamin injury update, Lincoln preview, and Delph return

8/27/2019
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Marco Silva was back in front of the media at Finch Farm on Tuesday afternoon to preview Wednesday's Carabao Cup clash at Lincoln City. The Blues also gave an injury update on Jean-Philippe Gbamin and the importance of the returning Fabian Delph, as well as reflecting on the disappointing defeat at Aston Villa, and Alex Iwobi's performance off the bench during that match. Enjoy - and we'll be back later with the Royal Blue podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:14:45

The Alan Myers Everton Podcast: Villa reviewed and Lincoln previewed | Interviews with Boa Morte, Brands and Limpar

8/25/2019
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Let's face it, we all need cheering up after what we witnessed at Villa Park on Friday night. You're in luck, then, because Alan Myers is back with his much-loved Everton podcast. To kick things off our host is joined by the ECHO's Everton FC reporter Phil Kirkbride and football writer Chris Beesley as they pick the bones out of the 2-0 defeat at Aston Villa and look ahead to the Carabao Cup clash at Lincoln City. That is followed by a hat-trick of top-class interviews. The first is with new...

Duration:01:03:27

Post-Game: Reaction from Phil Kirkbride, Adam Jones and Marco Silva as Everton's unbeaten start ends in desperately disappointing fashion

8/24/2019
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Top of the league? Sadly, you are having a laugh. Yes, Everton had to go chance to take over at the summit of the Premier League for the first time in 12 years on Friday night with victory at winless Aston Villa. But, in a performance that will raises some big early-season questions, they were beaten 2-0 and deservedly so. It's true they had some big chances but their overall display did not merit any more than what they got. That feeling is underlined in the Post-Game podcast with the...

Duration:00:13:13

Royal Blue: Marco Silva's selection posers as the Blues bid to go top of the Premier League

8/22/2019
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The chance to go top of the Premier League table for the first time in 12 years with victory at Aston Villa on Friday night dominates the latest Royal Blue podcast, hosted as ever by our Everton FC correspondent Phil Kirkbride and featuring Adam Jones, Sam Carroll and Dave Prentice. But while even a stay at the summit may only be fleeting, what would it do, and what would a strong start to the season do, which looks possible given the favourable fixtures, for the Blues? Our panel discuss...

Duration:00:40:26

View from the Gwladys Street: Everton’s relationship with VAR | Clean sheets aplenty | Richarlison's form | Villa Preview

8/20/2019
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The first home game of a new season is always a special occasion at Goodison Park. Saturday afternoon’s encounter with Watford was no different. The optimism, the eagerness, the atmosphere and of course, The Siren. It was all there. Despite not being the most riveting of games, the Blues got over the line with a 1-0 win. Three points was all that mattered. In this week’s View from the Gwladys Street fan podcast, host Ian Croll is joined by Rob Astell and Ben Crawford who happily discuss...

Duration:00:43:32

Royal Blue: What Farhad Moshiri thinks of Yerry Mina - and Jordan Pickford's Everton potential

8/19/2019
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The Royal Blue Podcast returns after Everton got their Premier League campaign truly up and running with a 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday thanks to Bernard's first-half strike. Jean-Philippe Gbamin and Moise Kean made their Goodison debuts and our Blues reporter Adam Jones gives the lowdown on their performances. Dave Prentice, who was invited into the boardroom pre-match, divulges Farhad Moshiri's thoughts on Yerry Mina after another shut-out on Merseyside as Chris Beesley assesses...

Duration:00:42:05

Royal Blue: Everton's midfield options discussed as injuries and suspension leave squad thin

8/16/2019
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Marco Silva has Everton's midfield on his mind as injuries and suspension leave his options thin on the ground ahead of the visit of Watford. And it is there, and trying to work out what the Blues boss will, where this edition of the Royal Blue podcast kicks-off. Host Phil Kirkbride is joined by Dave Prentice and Adam Jones as they look ahead to the first game at Goodison of the season. The lads wonder if the atmosphere will be as electric as it was towards the end of last season or if...

Duration:00:37:11