Episodes
Join James Pearce as he brings you reaction to Liverpool losing at home to Crystal Palace at Anfield, as the Reds slip to third in the Premier League table. Eberechi Eze scored the only goal after 14 minutes and despite the Reds having 21 shots throughout the game were unable to find a route to goal. Listen in to hear analysis from Anfield as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Andy Jones also drops in to share his take on proceedings. Email:...
Published 04/14/24
James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans following the Reds 2-2 draw at Old Trafford to react to the impact it could have on Liverpool's Premier League title aspirations. With Jurgen Klopp's side having been so wasteful in front of goal there's positive news with the imminent return to fitness of Diogo Jota, so could he fire the Reds to the title? The panel also discuss Mohamed Salah's recent form before delving into the future of the 'Egyptian King' as he heads into the final...
Published 04/09/24
Join James Pearce for reaction from Old Trafford as Liverpool were held to a frustrating 2-2 draw with Manchester United. Despite taking a first half lead through Luis Diaz the Reds had to come from behind to take a point following Bruno Fernandes capitalising on a Jarell Quansah error before Kobbie Mainoo gave United the lead. Mohamed Salah late penalty ensured Liverpool avoided defeat but does see Arsenal take control in the Premier League title race, leapfrogging the Reds on goal...
Published 04/07/24
Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Simon Hughes for the latest Walk On podcast as the panel assess where Liverpool turn in their search for a successor following last week's news Xabi Alonso is staying at Bayer Leverkusen. Amongst those discussed are the new favourite, Ruben Amorim of Sporting Lisbon as well as Inter Milan's Simone Inzaghi and outgoing Bayern Munich boss Thomas Tuchel. What impact will Liverpool's 'data-led' approach have on the final shortlist of candidates who emerge...
Published 04/03/24
Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League, seeing off Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 courtesy of goals by Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah. Listen in to hear from Jurgen Klopp speaking post-match in his press conference, including his praise for Alexis Mac Allister who played a starring role against his former side. Plus The Athletic's Andy Jones also shares his views having been at Anfield to watch on as the Reds opened up a two-point lead...
Published 03/31/24
James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for your weekly Walk On podcast ahead of the return of Premier League action. Before looking ahead to Brighton's visit to Anfield on Sunday the panel look back on the weekend's action as Liverpool Legends beat Ajax Legends 4-2 with Fernando Torres scoring in front of the Kop on his Anfield return, as we consider how he's remembered at Liverpool following his controversial move to Chelsea in January 2011. Meanwhile, with Richard Hughes...
Published 03/26/24
Following Liverpool's 4-3 defeat in the FA Cup at Old Trafford Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Caoimhe O'Neill to get stuck into the latest talking points, including the form of Cody Gakpo as well as the eight arrests - including two for tragedy chanting - on Sunday. Away from the on-pitch action, the panel also look back on Rafa Benitez's Liverpool legacy after the Spaniard was sacked by Celta Vigo last week with this summer marking 20 years since his appointment at Anfield. Plus...
Published 03/19/24
Join James Pearce from Old Trafford following the Reds' FA Cup quarter-final tie with Manchester United. Despite coming from behind to lead 2-1 inside 90 minutes the game was taken to extra time in a modern FA Cup classic, only for the home side to progress to the last four, even after Harvey Elliott had re-established a lead for Liverpool in extra time. Listen in for analysis from Old Trafford as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as The Athletic's Mark Carey...
Published 03/17/24
Michael Edwards is returning to Liverpool having been appointed by FSG as CEO of Football as part of the club's restructuring as they prepare for life after Jurgen Klopp. Join Tony Evans, James Pearce and Simon Hughes as they debate and discuss the appointment with the former sporting director returning in a more senior, overarching role within FSG's ownership structure with Bournemouth technical director Richard Hughes set to join in the sporting director role vacated by Jorg Schmadtke. As...
Published 03/12/24
Join James Pearce for reaction following Jurgen Klopp's final Premier League encounter with Pep Guardiola as Man City made the trip to Anfield. The Reds had to come from behind in the game following John Stones' first half opener with Alexis Mac Allister levelling from the penalty spot in the second half. Listen in for analysis from James at Anfield as well as Jurgen Klopp's thoughts in his post-match press conference as well as The Athletic's Andy Jones reflecting on the impact of the...
Published 03/10/24
James Pearce and Simon Hughes join Tony Evans to look ahead to Sunday's crucial and potentially title-deciding clash with Man City. Who will be back for the Reds? And what sort of side does Klopp pick against Sparta Prague in the Europa League on Thursday night? Plus, a look back at Darwin's last gasp winner over Forest, and why there continues to be such a grim atmosphere around that fixture. Email: [email protected] Produced by Guy Clarke and Ben Green Learn more about your ad...
Published 03/06/24
James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast following the Reds' winning their 10th League Cup against Chelsea at Wembley. Following Jurgen Klopp's comment in the aftermath of Sunday's Carabao Cup success being "the most special" of his career the panel discuss the achievement of winning the cup with a reliance on a number of academy graduates before debating where it ranks amongst the German's many successes at Anfield. Plus ahead of Wednesday's FA...
Published 02/27/24
Join James Pearce from Wembley as Liverpool won the League Cup for the 10th time as captain Virgil van Dijk headed in an extra time winner against Chelsea. Jurgen Klopp also underlined his belief in his young, injured-hit squad bringing on teenagers Bobby Clark, James McConnell and Jayden Danns as the game headed towards extra time. As well as hearing from Klopp's press conference we also bring you the thoughts of Tony Evans and The Athletic's data writer Mark Carey at Wembley. Produced by...
Published 02/25/24
Ahead of appearing in a record 14th League Cup Final on Sunday at Wembley against Chelsea, Walk On presents a special League Cup audio documentary charting the club's nine previous wins in the competition. With contributions from those to have lifted silverware such as Jamie Carragher, Mark Lawrenson and Rob Jones, we bring you firsthand accounts of each of the Reds' wins in the tournament. Plus there's insight from Walk On regulars Tony Evans, Simon Hughes and James Pearce adding the...
Published 02/23/24
Tony Evans is joined by Caoimhe O'Neill and Andy Jones after Liverpool's convincing 4-1 win over Brentford in the Premier League. The panel discuss the Reds' mounting injury list along with the quality shown in front of goal by both Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah, before getting onto the state of the title race following Man City's 1-1 draw with Chelsea. The Athletic's La Liga writer Dermot Corrigan also drops in to give the view from Spain on Xabi Alonso being linked with taking over from...
Published 02/20/24
Tony Evans is joined by Simon Hughes and Caoimhe O'Neill to discuss the standout candidate to replace Jurgen Klopp this summer; former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso. From the emotional connection of bringing back a darling of the Kop to the manner in which he's been able to turn around the fortunes of Bayer Leverkusen, the panel assess each aspect of his candidacy. The Athletic's Seb Stafford-Bloor also drops in to give the view from Germany with Alonso having taken Leverkusen to the top...
Published 02/14/24
Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as the Reds saw off Burnley 3-1 to keep pole position in the Premier League. Diogo Jota's first half header was cancelled out by Dara O'Shea before Harvey Elliott supplied two assists from the bench for Luis Diaz and Darwin Nunez as Jurgen Klopp's men ensured victory in front of a new record league attendance. Listen in for James' analysis from Anfield as well as the best from Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Phil Buckingham on the...
Published 02/10/24
James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans to pick the bones out of Liverpool's defeat to Arsenal and assess the damage to the Reds' Premier League title hopes. Moving on the panel assess a few of the key selection decisions include the choice to start both Cody Gakpo and Ryan Gravenberch while Darwin Nunez was left on the bench, despite his growing importance to Jurgen Klopp's side. Plus ahead of Saturday's visit to Burnley the panel debate the impact of injury to both Mohamed...
Published 02/07/24
Join James Pearce with analysis and reaction from Liverpool's 3-1 defeat to Arsenal as their lead at the top of the Premier League was cut to just two points. The Reds suffered just their second defeat of the Premier League season as Virgil van Dijk had a day to forget in North London, being involved in a mix-up with Alisson Becker to present Gabriel Martinelli the opportunity to put Arsenal 2-1 ahead prior to Ibrahima Konate being sent-off late on with Leandro Trossard inflicting further...
Published 02/04/24
James Pearce and Simon Hughes are alongside Tony Evans for the latest Walk On podcast, looking back through Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool legacy, after the dust settled following the announcement he will leave the club at the end of the season. From the trophies to the playing style, transfers to his growth of power at the club, the panel look through the impact he's had and the indelible mark he will leave on the club. The Athletic's Tactics writer Michael Cox also drops in to share his thoughts...
Published 01/30/24
Join James Pearce for reaction from Anfield as Liverpool saw off Norwich City 5-2 to progress to the FA Cup Fifth Round, in the Reds' first game following the announcement Jurgen Klopp will leave at the end of the season. Goals from Curtis Jones, Darwin Nunez, Diogo Jota, Virgil van Dijk and Ryan Gravenberch saw Liverpool easily swat aside their Championship opponents. Join us for analysis from Anfield as well as the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference and The Athletic's Andy Jones also...
Published 01/28/24
Tony Evans is joined by The Athletic's James Pearce and Oli Kay for reaction to the news Jurgen Klopp is to stand down as Liverpool manager at the end of the season. The German announced the decision on Friday morning despite the Reds battling on four fronts this season with Klopp citing burnout for his decision to step away. Simon Hughes shares his reaction to the news as well as considering possible successors while Seb Stafford-Bloor gives the view from Germany while Caoimhe O'Neill...
Published 01/26/24
Join James Pearce for reaction as Liverpool booked their place at Wembley for the Carabao Cup Final, with a 3-2 aggregate win over Fulham. Luis Diaz opened the scoring at Craven Cottage before Issa Diop equalised on the night for Fulham though the Reds were able to hold out and secure a place in the first final of the season where they'll play Chelsea. Listen in for the best from Jurgen Klopp's press conference as well as Tony Evans and Andy Jones sharing their takes too. Produced by Guy...
Published 01/24/24
Tony Evans is joined by James Pearce and Andy Jones for this week's Walk On podcast, as Liverpool re-establish their five point lead at the top of the Premier League. Diogo Jota and Darwin Nunez stepped up in the absence of Mohamed Salah down at Bournemouth, with the Egyptian now set to return from AFCON and receive treatment for his hamstring injury back on Merseyside. Plus, with Jurgen Klopp putting his faith in youth, the panel discuss and analyse Liverpool's youth policy from academy...
Published 01/23/24