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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

Is now the time for Harvey Elliott at Liverpool?

8/11/2022
The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and the Liverpool Echo's Paul Gorst join Steve Hothersall to analyse the prospect of Liverpool entering the transfer market following Thiago's injury. Also, with a new five-year contract under his belt, is this the ideal moment for Harvey Elliott to establish himself in Liverpool's midfield? Plus there's a preview of Monday night's Premier League match with Crystal Palace at Anfield. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:15

Klopp's midfield conundrum

8/8/2022
The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's 2-2 draw at Fulham and more injury woe for Thiago Alcântara. The guys discuss if Liverpool need to strengthen the midfield now, while Roberto Firmino and Darwin Núñez' contrasting fortunes at Craven Cottage are analysed. Plus we hear from Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders on the Anfield Portugal connection. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Liverpool Kings at the King Power

8/1/2022
The Athletic's James Pearce and Andy Jones join Steve Hothersall to reflect on The Reds' 3-1 victory over Manchester City in the Community Shield. The guys look at the tantalising prospect of Mo Salah and Darwin Núñez linking up in the new season, Roberto Firmino's future is on the agenda following recent transfer speculation while they also discuss the growing injury list at Anfield. Plus there's a preview of Liverpool's Premier League opener at Fulham. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:36:22

Núñez & Carvalho wet the appetite

7/26/2022
The Athletic's Caoimhe O'Neill and commentator John Bradley join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Darwin Núñez' four goal display against RB Leipzig and an impressive performance from Fábio Carvalho. There's also a look ahead to the Community Shield match with Manchester City, tributes are paid to former Liverpool chairman David Moores and we get the low-down on exciting Irish youngster Trent Kone-Doherty following his Anfield arrival. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:35

19 days to the big kick-off

7/18/2022
The Athletic's James Pearce and Liverpool programme writer Chris McLoughlin join Steve Hothersall to continue the build-up to the new season. They reflect on the Far East tour and their initial impressions of summer signings Darwin Núñez and Fábio Carvalho. James discusses his recent interviews with Fabinho and CEO Billy Hogan, while the new sponsorship deal with Standard Chartered is analysed. Plus Liverpool FC Women manager Matt Beard looks ahead to the upcoming WSL campaign. Learn more...

Duration:00:41:22

Far East tour latest...plus your questions answered

7/13/2022
The Athletic's James Pearce joins Steve Hothersall from Singapore to react to Liverpool's defeat to Manchester United in Bangkok. The prospect of Harvey Elliott becoming a key player for Jürgen Klopp in the new season is analysed along with Darwin Núñez' chances of making an immediate impact. Plus your questions are answered by James in a mailbag special. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:09

Mo Salah 2025

7/4/2022
The Athletic's James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Steve Hothersall to discuss Mohamed Salah's new three-year contract with Liverpool. The guys reveal how agreement was finally reached between club and player, the structure of the deal and look at the chances of Mo overtaking several club legends in Liverpool's all-time goalscoring list. Plus they analyse what Fábio Carvalho can bring to the squad and focus on the silence from senior UK politicians in the aftermath of the Stade de France...

Duration:00:35:15

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:34