Kop On! A Liverpool FC (LFC) podcast

Kop On! A Liverpool FC (LFC) podcast

By Owen Thomas
Liverpool FC (LFC) news, opinion and reaction podcast, where we try to back up what we say with facts, stats and logic, and connect with LFC fans across the globe.

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The Kop On Awards!!!!
Karan, Shane and Owen have an emotional group hug, as they reveal which LFC players have reached the very pinnacle of their illustrious footballing lives: a Kop On Award.
June 18, 2019
Champions of Europe Special!!
Karan, Shane and Owen discuss the magical Champions League Final victory in Madrid in four parts: feelings, the match itself, consequences, and questions from Twitter @koponpodcast. YNWA!!
June 4, 2019
The Road To Madrid (Part 2)
Owen is delighted to be joined by Majd, Shane and Jamie to conclude our look back at Liverpool's mighty run to the Champions League final, and talk about the match to come. Enjoy! YNWA
May 28, 2019
The Road To Madrid (Part 1)
Owen, Shane and Fergus reminisce about the group stages and the Bayern tie, in the first part of the Kop On Road To Madrid Special. What a season it's been!! YNWA
May 19, 2019
Episode 35: Hope In Our Hearts
Owen, Shane, and Linus discuss the bittersweet finale to the Premier League season, a 2-0 victory that just wasn't quite enough to end the years of pain. However, there is more than one bright side to this story, and Liverpool fans actually have a lot to be thankful for...
May 14, 2019
Episode 34: Never Give Up!
Owen, Karan, Fergus and Shane try to make sense of Liverpool's 4-0 thumping of Spanish pub team, FC Barcelona. Madrid here we come!! YNWA
May 8, 2019
Kop On Special: Liverbirds Bergen!
This is a match diary from Scruffy Murphys bar in Bergen, Norway, where Owen was honoured to watch Liverpool's incredible 3-2 victory in the company of Norwegian Reds. What a match!
May 5, 2019
Episode 33: Come to the Edge
Owen is delighted to be joined by Linus Lovegard and Karan Hindocha, to discuss Liverpool's latest dambuster, a 2-0 win away to Cardiff. Topics include: Wijnaldum, Matip, Henderson, City, Barcelona, and much more!!
April 22, 2019
Kop On Special: Cardiff City!
Owen is delighted to be joined by Job Pennington, a lifelong Cardiff fan, to preview the latest biggest game in Liverpool's history, Cardiff City away on Sunday. Enjoy, and YNWA!!
April 18, 2019
Episode 32: Boom!
Owen is joined by Linus Lovegard, Karan Hindocha and Marty Sikora to discuss Liverpool's roasting of Chelsea at Anfield. The Reds are back on top of the league, but can City keep winning to retain their crown? Thanks for listening. @koponpodcast, koponpodcast@gmail.com, patreon.com/koponpodcast 🔥YNWA🔥
April 14, 2019
Episode 31: Mo's Top!
Owen is delighted to be joined by Anna and Marty Sikora, Majd Abu Ghazaleh, and Linus Lovegard to revel in Liverpool's fantastic win against Southampton, and going back to the top of the league. Topics include: Keita, Salah, Henderson, our fixture list, Man City's fixture list, and much more!!
April 6, 2019
Kop On Special: Proxima Jornada's Porto Preview!
Owen was delighted to be joined by Aaron Barton from Proxima Jornada (@proximajornada1), to get the lowdown on FC Porto ahead of the Champions League Quarter Final on Tuesday.
April 6, 2019
Bonus song: "6 More Matches To Go"
Kop On will be back with extended episodes soon, but in the meantime, here's a song I wrote about our run in. It's based on the Shel Silverstein/Johnny Cash classic, "25 Minutes To Go". I hope you enjoy it. YNWA
April 4, 2019
Episode 30: Iktsuarpok!
Owen is delighted to be joined by Fergus McFadden, Karan Hindocha, and Linus Lovegard, to preview the upcoming Spurs match, and discuss the "run in", as Liverpool FC get ready for the final push. Nervous times! YNWA!!
March 27, 2019
Kop On Special: John Gibbons!
Owen is delighted to be joined by John Gibbons from The Anfield Wrap, probably the world's greatest and most successful Liverpool FC podcast. Topics include: John's connection with the club, how TAW started, the changing role of fan media, interviewing Alonso, the atmosphere around Anfield this season, and much more! Go to theanfieldwrap.com to check out their excellent service. YNWA!!
March 26, 2019
Kop On Special: Andrew Beasley!
Owen is delighted to be joined by LFC stats guru and writer, Andrew Beasley. Topics include Charlie Adam, what makes a good stat, the Spurs match this weekend, Liverpool's season so far, and much more!
March 25, 2019
Kop On Special: James Pearce!
Owen is joined by the Liverpool Echo's Liverpool FC correspondent James Pearce to discuss: having the greatest job in the world, the latest transfer speculation, memories, and thoughts on the current season.
March 21, 2019
Episode 29: Whoa!
Owen is delighted to be joined by Fergus McFadden and Linus Lovegard to work through Liverpool's nutty 2-1 victory away to Fulham. #YNWA
March 17, 2019
FC Porto Reaction Special!
Owen, Karan and Linus react to the fascinating news that Liverpool have been drawn against FC Porto in the last 8 of the Champions League.
March 15, 2019
Episode 28: Sausages
Karan, Fergus and Moe discuss Liverpool's flame-grilled victory over Burnley, and Owen talks to Maurice Hauss from Mia San Rot about Bayern Munich. Topics include: Lallana, Klopp, the title race, the Champions League, current form, and much more!!
March 10, 2019
Episode 27: Nothing Is Lost!
Owen is delighted to be joined by Karan Hindocha and Kop On débutant Fergus McFadden to discuss Everton drawing their World Cup Final 0-0 with a somewhat under par, windswept LFC. Topics include: Virgil, the title chase, Klopp, our midfield, keeping optimism, and much more!
March 3, 2019
Episode 26: Mo' Draws!
Owen is delighted to be joined by Linus, Majd, and Dan, to pick the thin scrapings from the carcass of Manchester United 0, Liverpool 0. Topics include: are we off form? Is a point good enough? We don't need to worry about Mo Salah, do we? Liverpool are top of the league, so there's lots to discuss, including Watford and Everton previews!
February 26, 2019
Episode 25: The Enemy Flying
Owen is joined by Darren Wild, Majd Abu Ghazaleh, and Karan Hindocha to discuss: 0-0 against Bayern in the first leg of the Champions League; what will happen on Sunday against Manchester United; and much more!
February 20, 2019
Kop On Special! Paul Wheelock
Owen is delighted to speak to Paul Wheelock from the excellent "Blood Red" podcast. Topics include: misconceptions of the media, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, how to pronounce "Keita", and much more!!
February 20, 2019
Kop On Special: Bayern Munich!
Owen is thrilled to be joined by Maurice Hauss from Mia San Rot Miasanrot.com, a Bayern Munich fan site (with English content) and podcast (German only), to preview Liverpool vs Bayern in the Champions League on Tuesday. Topics include: Bayern's season so far, Lewandowski, Niko Kovac, possible line-ups, and much more!! Thanks for listening to Kop On!!
February 14, 2019
Episode 24: Back in the Hunt!
Owen is joined by Jamie Connolly, Joe Cassinelli, and Linus Lovegard to discuss Liverpool's heartwarming return to form, the Rocket Reds having dispatched Bournemouth 3-0 at Anfield. Topics include: Gini, Keita, Fabinho, Salah, Bayern, the title chase, and much more!
February 10, 2019
Kop On Special: 100%LCFC
Owen previews Wednesday night's humdinger, Liverpool vs Leicester City, with Lee Chapman from 100%LCFC. Topics include: Puel, Pereira, Leicester's form, injuries, and much more. Support us on Twitter, @koponpodcast, or via patreon.com/koponpodcast. Thanks ! YNWA!
January 28, 2019
Episode 23: Mo' Goals!
Owen is joined by Jamie, Darren, Joe, and Anna, to dissect the mangled carcass of Liverpool 4 Crystal Palace 3. Topics include: 🔥 the transfer window 🔥Mo Salah's brilliance 🔥Mo Salah's "diving" 🔥Leicester City 🔥Coutinho, and much more! ❤️YNWA❤️
January 21, 2019
Episode 22: The Great Peak
Owen is joined by Nick Philpot from Red and Blue News, the largest Crystal Palace fan page on Facebook, to preview the Eagles' trip to Fortress Anfield. Then, Darren Wild talks with Owen about Brighton, Mo Salah, Virgil's first 50 games, Andy Robertson, and much more! Follow us on Twitter @koponpodcast, or send us your malware to koponpodcast@gmail.com. You can also support us on patreon.com/koponpodcast 👍👍
January 15, 2019
Episode 21: Bigger Fish To Fry
Owen is joined by Darren Wild and David Power to pick the bones out of Liverpool's loss to Wolves, which knocked the Reds out of the FA Cup. They also look forward to bouncing back against Brighton, and discuss what they think Liverpool should do in the January transfer window.
January 8, 2019
Episode 20: Bobby Spanks the Arsenal
Owen is joined by Darren Wild (@WildDarren) and Linus Lovegard (@LFCChamp18_19) to discuss: Liverpool thrashing Arsenal 5-1; 2018; Klopp; Man City, and more!!
December 30, 2018
Kop On! Special: Juan Carlos Carcedo
Owen was delighted to have an exclusive chat with Arsenal's Assistant Manager, Juan Carlos Carcedo, ahead of The Gunners' trip to Anfield on Saturday. Topics include: adapting to the Premier League, the role of an assistant, working with Unai Emery, Liverpool this season, and much more!
December 27, 2018
Episode 19: Taxidermy
Owen is joined by Anfield regular Darren (@WildDarren), to discuss: ⚡The butchering of Man United #LIVMUN ⚡Bayern in the #UCLDraw ⚡Wolves #WOLLIV #YNWA Top of the league!!
December 18, 2018
Episode 18: Rocket Reds!
Owen reviews the incredible Napoli match with Sahil (@agentbobby_) and Mathieu, and previews Sunday's showdown against Manchester United with Ekow Acquah (@Ekow_Acquah). Topics: Klopp, Alisson, Salah, getting through the group, Mourinho, and much more!
December 13, 2018
Episode 17: Not Quite Vitruvian
Owen is joined by Linus Lovegard (@LFCChamp18_19), Jamie Connolly (@JJ_Connolly), and Times/ESPN football writer Joe Cassinelli (@joe_in_espana) to revel in the bedlam of a last-minute winner for Liverpool against the old rival Everton. Topics include: Divock Origi, Fabinho, The midfield, Tactics, Winning the league, and much more! We also discussed the midweek loss to PSG, but not for long, because the feeling of joy was just too strong!
December 3, 2018
Episode 16: The Smell of Success
Owen is joined by Linus Lovegard (@LFCChamp18_19) to pick the bones out of Watford, and drool at the approaching trip to Paris. Topics include: Virgil, Alisson, Trent, Bobby, Broken records, The mood in Paris, and much more! #LFC #YNWA
November 25, 2018
Episode 15: A Good Old Chat beside the Oasis of Despair
Owen talks to drummer/painter-decorator/Bollywood star/LFC fan Jamie Whitby-Coles. Topics include: Fulham, Shaqiri, Robertson, Man City, Sturridge's gambling accusation, New owners for Liverpool, and much more. Enjoy! #YNWA #LiverpoolFC
November 18, 2018
Episode 14: Apocalypticado
After a disappointing draw, and an unspeakable defeat, Owen vents with Linus Lovegaard (@LFCChamp18_19), a Liverpool fan from Sweden. Topics include: Bobby, Trent, Our midfield, Team selection, and much more! #LFC #YNWA #LiverpoolFC
November 8, 2018
Episode 13: Diary of A. Mole
Follow Owen's match day diary, as he infiltrates enemy lines and goes deep inside the Arsenal. Featuring interviews with: Natasha, who doesn't like football but feels she might give it a try; My Dad's mate Colin, an Arsenal season ticket holder; and Lee, Colin's son, another confirmed and committed Gooner. #YNWA
November 4, 2018
Episode 12: Nifty Shades of Red
Owen is joined by Ben Tasker (@BenjaLevi) to discuss Liverpool's spanking of Cardiff City. Topics include: * Lallana *Fabinho *Van Dijk *Moreno *Our title challenge, and much more!! Follow us on Twitter, @koponpodcast, support us on Patreon, patreon.com/koponpodcast, or get in touch koponpodcast@gmail.com ❤️YNWA❤️
October 27, 2018
Episode 11: Huddersfield Special
Owen previews the Huddersfield game with Freddie Cocker (@freddiec1994), a huge Terriers fan who co-hosts Talk Of The Town. and runs Vent (@venthelpuk, vent.org.uk).
October 17, 2018
Episode 10: The Wunder Years!
Celebrating three years of high drama and exhilarating football, this episode is dedicated to our gargantuan gaffer, Jürgen Klopp! Owen is joined by Joe Cassinelli of The Times and ESPN (twitter: @joe_in_espana), and Anfield regular Darren Wild (@WildDarren) to discuss: *The draw against City *Jurgen's three years at the helm *Our next five matches Support us on patreon.com/koponpodcast, for just a dollar a month!
October 10, 2018
Episode 9: Don't Let The Blues Get You Down
Daniel Sturridge came off the bench to score a glorious Curly-Wurly Humdinger, in order to save Liverpool's unbeaten start to the Premier League. Oh, and we lost to Chelsea in the Carabao Cup, but who gives a monkey's turd? Joining Owen to discuss this important question and others, are: Nyaika Kamurasi, a Liverpool fan, Steven Coltman, a Chelsea fan, and Ant Ventre, from liverpoolfrance.com, the official LFC Supporters Branch in France. #YNWA #LFC
September 30, 2018
Episode 8: Mo' Salsa!!
7 out of 7 for Liverpool, and here to review PSG and Southampton is football journalist Joe Cassinelli of The Times and ESPN. Also, we look forward to two games against Chelsea with Josh Earnshaw from Expat Urban Football, a Chelsea fan with a fantastic recommendation for drinking beer! Topics: Sturridge, Milner, Matip, Van Dijk, Firmino, and much, much more!
September 23, 2018
Episode 7: High Five!
Owen is joined by Jamie Connolly, in LA, Jussi Heikkinen in Turku (Finland), and Olivier Sauvage in Paris. Topics: Spurs, Stats, Songs, PSG, and tons more! Support us by visiting patreon.com/koponpodcast. YNWA
September 16, 2018
Episode 6: Time and Space
As the international break drags on, we have put together a show that bounces through time like Doctor Who on Class A drugs. First we saunter down memory lane with David Power, as we discuss Liverpool's other best starts to Premier League seasons, we discuss where it all went wrong, and we compare the present squad to those in the past. Then we leap forward to the weekend, previewing Spurs with Flav from The Fighting Cock podcast. It was great to speak to him, and fascinating to hear a Spurs fan's perspective. We hope you enjoy this episode so much, you petition the Premier League to push back Saturday's kick off by 52 minutes, just so you can listen to this one more time. Or if you don't go quite that far, we hope you like it anyway :)
September 11, 2018
Episode 5: Wild Animals
How well are Liverpool really doing? Shall we get wildly carried away, like Dorothy in the wind, or shall we be more measured, like a shot of vodka in an English country inn? Owen takes stock with Andrew 'Beefy' Thomas, as they also review the Brighton game. Then, we're delighted to have a very special guest, Lee Chapman, @lee_chappy, a Leicester City fan and Jamie Vardy lookalike! Support us, and win prizes, by going to patreon.com/koponpodcast YNWA!!
August 29, 2018
Episode 4: The Combine Harvester
A midweek special, in which Owen is joined by Darren Wild @WildDarren, Jamie Connolly @JJ_Connolly, and Nick Philpot @NickPhilpot63. Topics covered include West Ham, the Anfield atmosphere, Is this the best Palace team since the 70s, Benteke, Zaha, our front three, Gomez, and more! Please help us grow by sharing this episode. Thanks very much. YNWA ❤️
August 15, 2018
Episode 3: The Eye Of The Tiger
The big season preview! Owen is joined by: Salim Baungally (@salimbaungally), a West Ham fan who presents the Premier League on French TV for RMC Sport; Ekow Acquah (@Ekow_Acquah), who tells us what's happening at Manchester United; Joe Cassinelli (@joe_in_espana) who writes for The Times and ESPN; and Jamie Connolly (@JJ_Connolly), a lifelong Red who now resides in Los Angeles. We also hear from Jürgen Klopp before the big kick off on Sunday. Follow us on Twitter (@koponpodcast), stalk us on Facebook, or send us an email to koponpodcast@gmail.com. Thanks. YNWA!!
August 10, 2018
Episode 2: Champions Buy Champions!
Owen is joined by Jamie Connolly and two respected football journalists: Joe Cassinelli (@joe_in_espana) from The Times and ESPN, and Jacques Santucci (Instagram @rougeliverpool) from RMC Sport. The main topics are: - Looking at the transfer business done by the last five PL champions - Fekir, and the role of the good sports journalist. Hope you enjoy! Follow us on Twitter @koponpodcast
August 6, 2018
Episode 1: His Kicks Don't Lie!
Owen and David Power discuss Liverpool's friendly with Manchester Utd, Shaqiri, Sturridge, Alisson, and much more. We hope you enjoy our first show!
July 29, 2018
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