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The Red Agenda - A show about Liverpool FC

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The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Steve Hothersall to bring you the very best insight into Liverpool Football Club every week. Subscribe for expert knowledge of the club, big name guests, breaking news and entertaining discussion.

The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Steve Hothersall to bring you the very best insight into Liverpool Football Club every week. Subscribe for expert knowledge of the club, big name guests, breaking news and entertaining discussion.

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The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Steve Hothersall to bring you the very best insight into Liverpool Football Club every week. Subscribe for expert knowledge of the club, big name guests, breaking news and entertaining discussion.

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English


Episodes

The Athletic's Euro Stories - Preview

6/2/2021
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

Duration:00:00:57

The Season Review

5/24/2021
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

Duration:00:40:36

"Here comes Alisson......"

5/17/2021
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

Duration:00:46:51

Mailbag Special

5/10/2021
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

Duration:00:38:06

Fan Protests: What Happens Next?

5/5/2021
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

Duration:00:43:46

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

4/26/2021
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...

Duration:00:49:44

The Wrongs and Wrongs of the European Super League

4/20/2021
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

Duration:00:41:31

Champions League Exit

4/15/2021
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

Duration:00:39:58

Mailbag Special

4/12/2021
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

Duration:00:35:40

Real Madrid Defeat - Reaction

4/7/2021
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

Duration:00:43:01

Ibrahima Konate Signing

3/29/2021
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...

Duration:00:46:32

Ramos Revenge

3/22/2021
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...

Duration:00:49:14

Is there still hope of a top four finish?

3/16/2021
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...

Duration:00:37:08

"Boring and Painful"

3/8/2021
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...

Duration:00:41:18

Curtis Jones Appreciation & Number 9 options

3/2/2021
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

Duration:00:46:57

The Need For A Number 9

2/22/2021
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....

Duration:00:47:35

Leicester Defeat, Kabak Debut & Salah's Contract

2/15/2021
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

Duration:00:43:34

REACTION - Liverpool 1-4 Manchester City

2/8/2021
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...

Duration:00:49:55

Assessing Liverpool's Transfer Window

2/2/2021
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,...

Duration:00:49:09

FA Cup Exit & A Quick Fix Needed In Defence

1/26/2021
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...

Duration:00:42:49