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The Red Debate

The Red Debate

By The Red Debate
Welcome to The Red Debate, the podcast for debating all things Liverpool Football Club 🔴
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The European Super League, FSG and top 4 hopes
After one of the craziest 48 hours in football history, we debate the rise and fall of the European Super League, Liverpool's involvement and FSG, the betrayal of Klopp and the players, Henderson's leadership, and top 4 hopes post-Leeds.
April 22, 2021
Post-City diagnosis
We’re back to discuss the Reds’ heavy home loss to City, with frustrations running high.
February 8, 2021
We're back! The Red Debate discuss current form, recruitment, and City
After a half-season break following the title win, Chris and Tom are back with The Red Debate at a time where a lot of questions are being asked of this Liverpool squad. We cover the current run of form, injuries and recruitment, and positives amongst the gloom, the upcoming City fixture, and whether the Reds can still win the league.
February 4, 2021
The Red Debate title winning special
We've done it, Reds. Liverpool are Premier League Champions. Chris & Tom debate the moments of the season, the player of the year, the future and what the title means to them. 
July 2, 2020
The title winning Reds
The football’s finally back & the Reds are back to making it look easy. Tom & Chris discuss the Palace romp, departing players, potential incomings & the big one......number 19. Recorded just before Chelsea beat City and we won the title!
June 25, 2020
Post-Chelsea Blues
Tom & Chris chat post-Chelsea defeat. We debate performances, the result, upcoming fixtures and Chelsea.
March 3, 2020
Liverpool from afar, Gerrard at Rangers and the Celtic connection
The view of Liverpool from afar, Gerrard at Rangers, Rodgers, VVD and Scottish football, and a bit about Atletico. John Meighan joins Chris to chat about being a Celtic fan, just how good this Liverpool team is and Scottish football in general.
February 12, 2020
The Red Debate - Debate special
Right, we’re back.... sort of. We recorded this episode bloody ages ago. Some of you may notice the reference to the Everton game - yep, the mad 5-2 at Anfield when Big Div scored a brace. We recorded it just before that game. Anyway, we were joined by (sort of) neutral football fanatic, Adam Davey. Chris hosted this one & fired questions at us about the beautiful game. Let us know your answers!
February 5, 2020
The Reds leave it (very) late at Villa Park
The mentality monsters are at it again. Jurgen Klopp’s relentless Reds snatch victory from the jaws of defeat with late goals from Robertson & Mané. Three HUGE points for Liverpool, six points clear with City next...
November 2, 2019
10 games in, the big one yet to come
Things are getting pretty exciting now. These Reds are bloody mustard. These Reds are ruthless. Three points against Spurs, a chance to see some of the squad against Arsenal, some big decisions to make for Villa and then the big one. The really big one. For this podcast we do a bit of Spurs, a tiny bit of Carabao Cup, a bit of Villa a bit of City & a lot of excitement.
October 29, 2019
Manchester United (a)
A monumental fixture in the Premier League calendar, whatever the landscape. The current one looks healthier than ever from our perspective, but how do we see it playing out? Tom & Chris preview the game, looking back at some iconic moments from years gone by.
October 16, 2019
Post-Salzburg: A 7-goal thriller
A 7-goal thriller with bones to pick out... Following a tense 4-3 win against Salzburg, Tom, Chris and Ollie discuss the key talking points in the game, moments of magic, moments of sloppiness, Joe Gomez and Adrian.
October 2, 2019
Gini Wijnaldum, the England boys & Raggy Klavan.
Tom & Chris talk around these 3 topics, going off in various football tangents. Can you tell we’re not that arsed about the international break?! Tune in to hear about Gini's rampant form, LFC internationals and cult heroes.
September 10, 2019
Jurgen's 12 from 12 Reds
The Reds sit pretty at the top as we break for the internationals. Tom and Chris chat the league so far, Liverpool's tweaked approach, big Joel Matip, a congested September and other recent LFC events.
September 3, 2019
On the brink of 19/20
The Red Debate chat the 19/20 season, wrap up the summer transfer window and make their LFC predictions on the season ahead.
August 7, 2019
The Summer Transfers Special
Tom & Chris discuss transfers. The Reds are yet to make major moves, with Liverpool-based journalists putting fires out left, right & centre whilst their European counterparts re-light them. What does this fantastic squad actually need? Who can the boys see happening? Who would they be happy with?
July 10, 2019
As if we're here again.... CL final preview
Jurgen’s called this the best team he’s led into a cup final, but is he going to lead them back home with number 6? We talk on various tangents about Madrid ‘19 and Liverpool’s second consecutive shot at the Champions League trophy.
May 30, 2019
Champions League QF draw - reaction show
The Reds are going back to Porto, last season’s last 16 opponents, for this year’s Quarter Finals
March 15, 2019
Premier League Liverpool managers - From Souness to Klopp
We have a chat about Liverpool's managers of the Premier League era. Starting with Souness and wrapping up with our thoughts on the mighty Jurgen Klopp, we cover Houiller, the return of King Kenny, Chris' unrelenting love for Brendan Rodgers, and Rafa. 
February 22, 2019
Bayern (h) preview
The Reds are back in Champions League action on Tuesday as they face the mighty Bayern Munich. We discuss the defence, Bayern’s possible approach and predictions
February 15, 2019
Post-West Ham thoughts
Tom & Chris talk West Ham, the upcoming Bournemouth game, current injuries and the threat of Man City. 
February 6, 2019
A trip down memory lane
The Red Debate takes on our first ever video podcast with a trip down memory lane, from the highs to the lows, the funny moments, best memories and more. It's bloody good being a Liverpool fan isn't it? Check out our sponsors:
January 23, 2019
Palace (h) preview podcast
The agenda is obviously the Palace game, but we slide off on the usual tangents and cover all sorts from injuries, squad depth, pressure and a certain hungover Anfield memory.
January 16, 2019
The Red Debate - Man City end the unbeaten run
Liverpool lose for the first time & concede 2 for the first time in the league this season against a marvellous City side. With emotions still running high, we discuss a few key aspects of the game.
January 3, 2019
Liverpool 5, Arsenal 1
Liverpool finish 2018 top of the league (with a bit of breathing space) thanks to a comfortable 5-1 win against Arsenal. Fun this isn't it?
December 29, 2018
LOAN WATCH: Harry Wilson
We talk Harry Wilson & hear from Derby County podcast, Steve Bloomer's Washing.
December 18, 2018
Liverpool 3, Manchester United 1
The mighty Reds have crushed Mourinho's miserable United and returned to the top of the league. Here's our take on how the game played out.
December 16, 2018
The Red Debate - No agenda, just football
If you want to hear a couple of LFC fans chatting football, chaired by a passionate neutral, this one is for you. Listen out for Ryan Babel, young player of a youth tournament, Aquilani and more.
December 16, 2018
January transfer window special
Silly season is nearly upon us! We're sitting pretty in the league & through to the last 16 in the Champions League, but will Jurgen use the market this January? We explore possible requirements & improvements. Will we get a defender in to tide us over? Will we add another attacker? Let us know youur thoughts!
December 14, 2018
The Red Debate - The season so far
Into the last 16 of the Champions League and top of the Premier League, The Red Debate discuss the season so far.
December 13, 2018
JURGEN'S WORDS: Pre-match press conference - Burnley (a)
Listen to Jurgen Klopp's press conference ahead of Liverpool's trip to Turf Moor on Wednesday night (5/12/18)
December 4, 2018
Jurgen’s Words: Red Star Belgrade
Jurgen’s Words: The first in our series of press conference podcasts. Here we hear from Jurgen Klopp after the abject 2-0 defeat away at Red Star Belgrade.
November 7, 2018
Naby Keita - a successful start or underwhelming so far?
The Red Debate boys go head to head on Naby Keita. A successful start or underwhelming so far? Plus, how are the Reds going to get on in the Champions League against Red Star? Follow us on Twitter @thereddebate.
October 24, 2018
LOAN WATCH: Rangers special with @RangersRetroPod - Gerrard, Kent, Ejaria
For this episode we touch base with James from the excellent @RangersRetroPod. James talks Rangers, Steven Gerrard, Ryan Kent & Ovie Ejaria. If you haven't checked out the Rangers Retro Podcast then we'd encourage you to do so. Enjoy
October 20, 2018
The Red Debate - Suarez v Salah
We go nostalgic, optimistic & hopefully realistic as we discuss the merits of two truly top class players.
October 8, 2018
The Red Debate - Sturridge saves the day
The mighty Reds salvaged a point at Chelsea after a Danny Sturridge screamer. The Red Debate's Tom Verghese and Chelsea fan Oli Major discuss the key points from the game.
October 3, 2018
The Red Debate - Hazard magic ends Carabao hopes
The Reds are out of the Carabao Cup thanks to a moment of magic from Eden Hazard, but how did the new signings and squad players get on?
September 26, 2018
The Red Debate - Chelsea and the Carabao Cup preview
We're en route to Anfield to watch the Reds take on Chelsea in the Carabao Cup. The Red Debate boys discuss the lineups, importance of the cup and what it might means for our season. Plus a special mention for Harry Wilson.
September 26, 2018
The Red Debate - Success or Not: Albert Riera
Bert Riera, a man with an interesting and highly amusing back story, a wand of a left foot, and a Premier League runner up... But was he an Anfield success or not? The Red Debate boys discuss, share some funny stories, and pick their favourite Riera moment.
September 12, 2018
The Red Debate - Leicester, Hendo and marginal gains
We headed back to the mailbag for our three main discussion topics following our 2-1 win at The King Power stadium. We pick the bones out of our performance, talk Henderson & his new contract and then ‘throw in’ a bit of discussion about our newest member of staff.
September 4, 2018
The Red Debate - Season so far, Brighton and personnel
The Reds are top after three games and the boys are back debating whether rotation is needed, who should start against Leicester, how the new signings are getting on and what they think of the season so far.
August 29, 2018
Premier League 18/19 prediction show
Welcome back to The Red Debate for what is our (overdue) Premier League 18/19 season prediction show. Hosting this episode is Tom Verghese, joined by Adam Davey & Joe Pickover.
August 28, 2018
The Red Debate - Daniel Sturridge
Danny’s got us giddy reminiscing again with his pre-season form & the recent revelation that he’s going to stay and play a part for us in 18/19. Here we discuss how much of a part that may become. A talent, undoubtedly, talking his best bits, it’s hard not to get carried away (as our little wager at the end of this episode may suggest...).
July 25, 2018
The Red Debate - The World Cup so far / early Melwood thoughts
As the World Cup boils down to the remaining 8 teams, we touch on the performances of the Liverpool contingent and move on to discussing pre-season at Melwood.
July 5, 2018
The Red Debate - Naby Keita Day
Naby Keita’s at Melwood & he’s got our Stevie’s famous number 8 on his back. In this episode, we chat Naby, taking various tangential routes around the spectrum of football, all the while getting ourselves more and more excited to watch him play for us.
July 1, 2018
The Red Debate - Emre Can
Emre finally draws a line under his Liverpool career after a season of will-he-won’t-he? We discuss one of our most debated Liverpool players in recent seasons, looking at his best moments, his best attributes & what we think the future holds for him and Juventus. All the best, Emre
June 21, 2018
The Red Debate - England v Tunisia reaction
The Red Debate boys are joined by Portsmouth fan, Adam Davey, and United fan, Tom Culhane, to discuss the last minute England win against Tunisia in their World Cup opener.
June 18, 2018
The Red Debate - Fekir, Shaqiri, Alisson
As the World Cup begins, we talk LFC transfers and who we are likely to sign. We digest the Fekir saga, talk Shaqiri and discuss goalkeepers. It was never going to be straightforward now, was it?
June 14, 2018
The Red Debate - World Cup Preview
We’re joined for this World Cup preview by Charlton fan & all round football fanatic, @jamesmckinven. How will England fare? Do we even care? Which teams/players will we be keeping a close eye on & expecting big things from in Russia?
June 14, 2018
The Red Debate - Fabinho's in
Fabinho’s a Liverpool player then. Came out of nowhere, didn’t it? No sooner were we back from Kiev than Michael Edwards was firing off emails and calls to seal a deal for the 24 year old Brazilian from Monaco for around €45m late on Monday. Listen to our discussion about Fabinho & what he can bring to Liverpool Football Club. Up the Samba Reds!
May 30, 2018
The Red Debate - CL final preview
We’re in the Champions League final, Reds. Didn’t think we’d be saying that at the start of the season, did we? For our preview podcast we’ve debated the routes to the final, key areas of the pitch & the one Madrid player we’d like to be missing. We hear from a Madrid fan, get some betting tips from our resident tipster and we get excited about the prospect of number 6. What we can’t really debate is that it’s a bloody fun ride being a Liverpool fan with big Jurgy Klopp at the helm. Up the Reds! Follow us on Twitter @TheRedDebate
May 22, 2018
The Red Debate
Welcome to our very first episode of The Red Debate. In our opener, we cover an in-depth review of the current squad, this season's transfers and possible transfers in the future, and the youth prospects we are most excited by. Allez, allez, allez. Follow us on Twitter @TheRedDebate
May 17, 2018