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The Red Agenda - A show about Liverpool FC

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The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill 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, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill 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, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill 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

Red Machine Evolution

6/28/2022
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.

Duration:00:34:48

Hello Núñez & Ramsay, farewell Sadio Mané

6/20/2022
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.

Duration:00:36:22

Darwin Núñez the €100m man

6/13/2022
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.

Duration:00:31:57

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

6/8/2022
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...

Duration:00:43:20

Mané, Salah and what next for Liverpool

6/2/2022
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.

Duration:00:34:05

Paris chaos: what really happened?

5/30/2022
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...

Duration:00:40:06

Champions League final preview

5/26/2022
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.

Duration:00:39:45

Anfield Pride...now for Paris and Real Madrid

5/23/2022
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.

Duration:00:29:38

Liverpool take the Premier League title race to the wire

5/18/2022
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.

Duration:00:25:18

Wembley Glory! Liverpool win the FA Cup

5/16/2022
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.

Duration:00:35:08

The Anfield futures of Sadio Mané and Mo Salah

5/12/2022
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.

Duration:00:37:45

Keep the Faith

5/9/2022
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.

Duration:00:37:45

Paris beckons for Klopp's warriors

5/4/2022
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.

Duration:00:38:34

The greatest squad in Liverpool's history?

5/2/2022
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...

Duration:00:37:02

Four More Years!

4/28/2022
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.

Duration:00:33:06

Divock a man for the big occasion

4/25/2022
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.

Duration:00:37:46

Man Utd demolished...now for Everton

4/21/2022
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.

Duration:00:39:16

Mané magnificent as Reds book a return trip to Wembley

4/18/2022
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.

Duration:00:33:19

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

4/14/2022
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.

Duration:00:37:57

Two heavyweights going the distance

4/11/2022
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.

Duration:00:35:33