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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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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.

    "Shock Waves" - Reaction to the win over Leicester

    "Shock Waves" - Reaction to the win over Leicester

    The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Liverpool's brilliant victory over Leicester
    Has this injury-ravaged Liverpool team sent shock waves through the Premier League with that win? And have they now proven they can battle through adversity?
    Is the possibility of signing a centre-back in January still "up-in-the-air"?
    And we cast an eye on the performances of Liverpool's title rivals
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    • 48 min
    Jamie Carragher and Defensive Reinforcements

    Jamie Carragher and Defensive Reinforcements

    The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to discuss another major defensive setback for Liverpool.
    With Joe Gomez out for at least the next few months, will Liverpool be able to make a move in January? Or will they make do with their depleted resources at centre-half?
    There's also an exclusive chat with Jamie Carragher, who discusses life after football. Plus, we have the latest on the health of Mo Salah.
    And we pay tribute to the former Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence.
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    • 50 min
    Is Salah getting even better?

    Is Salah getting even better?

    The Athletic's Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join host Steve Hothersall to look back on Liverpool's draw with Manchester City, and debate whether Mo Salah is somehow getting even better. 
    Plus, as Liverpool move to a new training ground, the panel share their Melwood memories. 
    And Caoimhe has a scouting report from Blackburn on on-loan winger Harvey Elliott.
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    • 52 min
    Liverpool Back on Top

    Liverpool Back on Top

    The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to look back on Liverpool's victory over West Ham, which saw them return to the top of the Premier League.

    They discuss the excellent form of Mo Salah, and ask if people are being far too critical of him after winning another penalty this weekend. 

    They debate whether Roberto Firmino is now set lose his place in the starting 11 to Diogo Jota. And they look at the other title contenders, and ask who will be competing with The Reds at the end of the season.

    Plus, they have the latest of the fitness of Fabinho, who should return after the international break

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    • 47 min
    The search for a centre-back

    The search for a centre-back

    The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to discuss Liverpool's search for a centre-back to replace the injured Virgil Van Dijk. Who are the likely candidates? And how much are the club willing to spend?
    They also reflect on the victory over Sheffield United and the VAR controversy. Will Jota now be a regular starter in attack? 
    And they discuss the club's plans for a new training complex.
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    • 49 min
    Van Dijk's Injury & Derby Day Reaction

    Van Dijk's Injury & Derby Day Reaction

    The Athletic's James Pearce, Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill join Steve Hothersall to reflect on Saturday's Merseyside Derby.
    They discuss Jordan Pickford's horror tackle, and ask why action wasn't taken on the day.
    They also look at how Van Dijk's injury will impact the defence? Is Fabinho too important in midfield now to move back? 
    They also assess the team's performance against Everton and reflect on Mo Salah scoring his 100th goal for the club.
    *This podcast was recorded before we found out that Jordan Pickford would not be facing retrospective action for his challenge on VVD.
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

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Fans or journalists?

Too much fandom, not enough journalism. Especially when talking about football economics, their views are close to embarrasing. Simon: Please listen to Keiran Maguire from Liverpool University at the podcast «The Price of Football». YNWA

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