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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, Chris Beesley, Paul Wheelock and Gavin Buckland, the Alan Myers Everton Podcast, and View from the Gwladys Street with Ian Croll.

Royal Blue: The Everton FC Podcast Reach Podcasts

    • Soccer
    • 4.5 • 235 Ratings

Everton FC podcasts from the Liverpool ECHO, including our main Royal Blue show with Phil Kirkbride, Dave Prentice, Adam Jones, Sam Carroll, Chris Beesley, Paul Wheelock and Gavin Buckland, the Alan Myers Everton Podcast, and View from the Gwladys Street with Ian Croll.

    Everton set to pocket one of biggest fees seen in women's game with Damaris Egurrola sale | And all change across the park

    Everton set to pocket one of biggest fees seen in women's game with Damaris Egurrola sale | And all change across the park

    Everton Women are set to pocket one of the biggest transfer fees seen in the women’s game after French giants Lyon triggered the £100,000 release cause in Damaris Egurrola’s contract. So for this special podcast focusing on women’s football on Merseyside, the Liverpool ECHO’s Sam Carroll is joined by broadcaster Sarah Halpin, who works closely with the Blues, Emma Sanders of BBC Sport, and Kathryn Batte of the Daily Mail to discuss the huge deal and what it will mean for manager Willie Kirk. The panel also look across the park to Liverpool Women, who are starting the search for a new manager after Vicky Jepson left by mutual consent this week after 12 years at the club. And the podcast rounds off by previewing big games this weekend for both Everton and Liverpool. Enjoy.

    • 35 min
    Royal Blue: Marcel Brands AGM comments, Ben Godfrey's growing reputation & the great gherkin debate...

    Royal Blue: Marcel Brands AGM comments, Ben Godfrey's growing reputation & the great gherkin debate...

    No game to preview but no bother for the Royal Blue podcast panel as they have plenty to get their teeth stuck into today. Host Phil Kirkbride is joined by Dave Prentice and Gav Buckland as they look back on a top four-boosting win over Wolves, discuss Marcel Brands' comments from the General Meeting and ask if it's time to reconsider what Everton's strongest starting XI is? The versatility - and durability - of Lucas Digne is hailed as the Royal Blue crew wax lyrical about James Rodriguez and a system that was made for him. Brands says he does not expect Everrton to sign any players this month but, instead, focus on offloading some and the lads discuss whether we should take the director of football's words at face value or still hold out hope for arrivals? Ben Godfrey also comes in for praise and it is discussed if he would now have to be considered as part of Everton's strongest XI, when everyone is fit and available. Enjoy.

    • 39 min
    Analysing Everton: Blues defying the data as Davide Ancelotti’s set-piece revolution & Carlo’s defensive reset pay dividends

    Analysing Everton: Blues defying the data as Davide Ancelotti’s set-piece revolution & Carlo’s defensive reset pay dividends

    Following Everton’s 2-1 away win over Wolves, Analysing Everton is back for the first episode of 2021. David Hughes and Josh Williams are here to look through the statistical and analytical data to examine what has been behind the Blues strong recent form. From set-piece efficiency and the ‘reset’ defensively the guys look at how Everton have defied the data to win five of the last six in the Premier League. Enjoy.

    • 49 min
    Royal Blue: Rotherham win, Cenk Tosun importance and how Everton should approach Wolves game

    Royal Blue: Rotherham win, Cenk Tosun importance and how Everton should approach Wolves game

    The Royal Blue podcast is back to discuss what has been a hectic few days for Everton. The Blues confirmed their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup, just about, after an extra time victory over Rotherham United at Goodison Park. But there was little chance to celebrate as Carlo Ancelotti's side are back in action against Wolves on Tuesday - with Dominic Calvert-Lewin ruled out through injury. Adam Jones is joined by Dave Prentice, Chris Beesley and Connor O'Neill to discuss the importance of Cenk Tosun after his goalscoring outing, the worries surrounding Everton's midfield and the delight of seeing Lucas Digne back in action. Enjoy.

    • 45 min
    Marine v Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup Preview: Non-League Merseyside heroes set for biggest game in their history

    Marine v Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup Preview: Non-League Merseyside heroes set for biggest game in their history

    Join Guy Clarke and Sam Carroll for a special podcast ahead of non-league Marine’s huge FA Cup tie at home to Tottenham Hotspur. Celebrating the Mariners’ historic run to the third round, as well as previewing the big match itself, which will be shown live on BBC One on Sunday (5pm kick-off), Guy and Sam speak to the club’s manager Neil Young, who has been balancing his job at Merseyrail with masterminding how to get the better of Jose Mourinho’s Spurs, who are an incredible 160 places higher up the football pyramid. Neil discusses Marine’s innovate approach to sponsorship and virtual ticketing, after the hammer blow of no fans being allowed to watch the biggest game in the club’s history, just what it will be like to go up against Mourinho in the dugout, and just how difficult Covid-19 has made everything. Good luck Marine – Royal Blue and Evertonians will be rooting for you!

    • 34 min
    Royal Blue: Lucas Digne’s speedy return, Cenk Tosun’s last chance, keep or sell Bernard, and what to make of Robin Olsen

    Royal Blue: Lucas Digne’s speedy return, Cenk Tosun’s last chance, keep or sell Bernard, and what to make of Robin Olsen

    Adam Jones, Dave Prentice and Gavin Buckland join host Phil Kirkbride for the Royal Blue podcast as they welcome the speedy return of Lucas Digne and wonder, with Dominic Calvert-Lewin one of a number of players rested for Saturday’s FA Cup clash with Rotherham United, whether Cenk Tosun can save an Everton career that could come to an end this month. Speculation also surrounds the future of Roma-target Bernard, so the panel discuss Everton's Brazilian midfielder, as well as their on-loan Roma goalkeeper Robin Olsen, with rumours suggesting the two players could make a permanent switch in the opposite directions. Also up for discussion is the spiralling coronavirus outbreaks in football squads across the country before the podcast ends on a happier note with a very confident predictions round. Enjoy.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
235 Ratings

235 Ratings

Bally1790 ,

Fantastic Blue podcast

This is the first EFC podcast that I started listening to and I have been a dedicated listener for over 5 years. I always look forward to the next episode so keep up the good work lads! Coyb

slburnett ,

Superb podcast

This is an excellent podcast given honest reviews of the games. Thankyou. I hope this podcast will continue.

carlo ancelotti's eyebrow ,

Audio quality!

The audio quality has become worse than the team’s performances on the pitch - this is unlistenable! Please can you improve it

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