40 episodes

A podcast by the fans, for the fans.

Presented by Mike Holt, a match going Liverpool Fan. Mike interviews a variety of match going football fans across all football clubs, to gather their stories and match day experiences.

And finally, the guests top 3 favourite matches they've been too.

Email: mike__holt@hotmail.com
Twitter: @Goingthematch
Instagram: @goingthematch
Facebook: @goingthematch

Going the Match Podcast Mike Holt

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    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

A podcast by the fans, for the fans.

Presented by Mike Holt, a match going Liverpool Fan. Mike interviews a variety of match going football fans across all football clubs, to gather their stories and match day experiences.

And finally, the guests top 3 favourite matches they've been too.

Email: mike__holt@hotmail.com
Twitter: @Goingthematch
Instagram: @goingthematch
Facebook: @goingthematch

    21/22 Champions League Quarter Final Special

    21/22 Champions League Quarter Final Special

    In light of the 21/22 Champions League Quarter Final Draw, we gathered up 14 individual reviews from all 8 teams to give us their perspectives on strengths and weakness and how they think it’ll play out over 2 legs!

    Credit and thanks to our guests for their reviews:

    Atletico - Alan Feehley

    City - Harry Siddall - Amos Murphy - Charlie Gordon

    LFC - Keith Salmon - Dan Clubbe - Phil McCullogh - Ian Young

    Benfica - Benfica Podcast

    Chelsea - At the Bridge Podcast

    Real Madrid - Scott Martin

    Villarreal - Jamie Kemble - La Liga Expert

    Bayern - Tim Richards

    Going the Match Podcast is now sponsored by ‘Shirt Loot Box’ home of mystery football shirts. As a listener of Going the Match Podcast you can get 10% discount using our promo code ‘GTM10’

    Treat yourself or a loved one to a mystery shirt box via their website www.shirtlootbox.co.uk and use our discount code ‘GTM10’ at checkout for 10% discount!


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    • 49 min
    The Life of Diego Maradona

    The Life of Diego Maradona

    We are delighted to welcome to the podcast all the way from Buenos Aires Argentina, Sam Kelly host of ‘Hand of Pod’ the worlds only Argentine Football Podcast. We discuss the highs, the lows and everything in between of the icon, legend and arguably worlds greatest, Diego Maradona.

    Sam tells us about Maradona’s upbringing, his early years at Boca Juniors, why the move to Barcelona didn’t quite work out, becoming a god in Naples and the legendary status he’s left there, his heroics with the Argentina National Team, the comparison with Leo Messi and of course Diego’s off the field lifestyle!

    If you wish to listen to ‘Hand of Pod’, please see the link below!

    https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/hand-of-pod/id404593310

    Going the Match Podcast is now sponsored by ‘Shirt Loot Box’ home of mystery football shirts. As a listener of Going the Match Podcast you can get 10% discount using our promo code ‘GTM10’

    Treat yourself or a loved one to a mystery shirt box via their website www.shirtlootbox.co.uk and use our discount code ‘GTM10’ at checkout for 10% discount!


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Liddell at One Hundred - LFC

    Liddell at One Hundred - LFC

    We are delighted to welcome to the podcast Peter Kenny Jones, Liverpool Historian and Author of Liddell at One Hundred : A Family Portrait of a Liverpool Icon, Billy Liddell.

    We discuss how Peter begun following Liverpool Football Club, some of his stories following The Reds over the years, he talks about his book ‘Liddell at One Hundred’ and what gave him the drive to write it, what it was like for footballers playing during war time, this current squad being led by Jurgen Klopp and ending with Peters top 3 favourite matches he’s either been to or seen!

    If you wish to purchase Peter’s book, please see the link below!

    https://peterkj.wixsite.com/football-historian

    Going the Match Podcast is now sponsored by ‘Shirt Loot Box’ home of mystery football shirts. As a listener of Going the Match Podcast you can get 10% discount using our promo code ‘GTM10’

    Treat yourself or a loved one to a mystery shirt box via their website www.shirtlootbox.co.uk and use our discount code ‘GTM10’ at checkout for 10% discount!


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    • 43 min
    The Rise and Fall of Palermo FC

    The Rise and Fall of Palermo FC

    We are delighted to welcome to the podcast Lorenzo a lifelong Palermo FC fan and founder of ‘Ultra Palermo’. We find out what really happened to the Sicilian club?

    We discuss Lorenzo background supporting Palermo FC, the fantastic talent they had in the early 2000’s with the likes of Cavani, Dybala, Pastore, Belotti etc, almost making the Champions League, the late President Zamparine known as ‘Mangia-Allenatori’, the relegations and financial issues which led the club to bankruptcy and the newly formed phoenix club currently in Seria C!

    If you wish to follow 'Ultra Palermo' to keep up to date with everything Palermo FC, please see the link below!

    https://ultrapalermo.com/


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Rebirth of Ajax Special

    Rebirth of Ajax Special

    We are delighted to re-welcome back to the podcast Karan Tejwani, Author of ‘Glorious Reinvention’ a book telling the story of how Ajax rediscovered their mojo to compete again with Europe’s best.

    We discuss how exactly Ajax managed to rebuild their on-field and off-field standards that they are noutourisly known for, the impact individuals such as Cruyff, Van Der Sar and Overmars have had in the last decade, how the philosophy of the academy has helped with the transition and what does the future hold for Ajax Amsterdam?

    If you wish to pre-order ‘Glorious Reinvention’ you can do so via the link below.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Glorious-Reinvention-Rebirth-Ajax-Amsterdam/dp/180150069X?dchild=1&keywords=9781801500692&qid=1633972055&s=books&sr=1-1&linkCode=sl1&tag=pitchpublishi-21&linkId=1feec256d07a2912705f95b939599afb&language=en_GB&ref_=as_li_ss_tl


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    • 28 min
    Newcastle United Takeover Special

    Newcastle United Takeover Special

    Newcastle United have now officially had the takeover completed by the ownership of Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund. To discuss this, we are delighted to be joined by Keg of Magpie Channel to go through his emotions and reactions to this historic moment.

    We discuss having to endure the ownership of Mike Ashley and that now coming to an end, how it’ll impact the atmosphere at St James Park, potentially incomings and outgoings, any concerns he may have over SAPIF taking over and now becoming the richest football club in the world!


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    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Canarly ,

Keith Salmon

Just started listening to these , I listen to football podcasts all the time but the Keith Salmon one is probably the best I’ve heard . I had to extend my walk as I wanted to keep going till it ended. Brilliant, and I’m not a Liverpool fan. 👍🏻

Erikbo16 ,

Martyn Ramsey

Great episode. Could listen to Martyn talk Rangers and football all day long. Huge credit to Mike as well. Thoroughly enjoyed.

cjfjfifkfjf ,

Good stuff

5 stars. Martyn Ramsey’s voice gives me the sticky pants.

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