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AI Global Podcast: Running the distance!
Srikanth, the host of the pod welcomed the in-house sports Scientist Simon Brundish on to the pod to discuss about running stats. They discuss why running and running stats have become so important in recent years and then discuss when does such stats become important. They then discuss the role of tactics in how much a player or team runs. Simon then rants about how running stats presented on TV and social media lack context and explains how they should be looked at. They discuss running numbers specifically with respect to Aguero and Sturridge and discuss if they indeed do not suit the systems of Pep and Klopp. They discuss Sprint Speed vs Sprint Volume and discuss how they complement each other. The pod ends with Simon looking at the break Liverpool have had and gives his thoughts behind why Liverpool struggled in December and January.
The In-Focus Podcast: Episode 25 - SWOT
Dan Kennett joins Jon Buscall this week to do a SWOT analysis of the PL top 6. What are their strengths and weaknesses of LFC's rivals? What opportunities and possible threats are there in store for the Reds.
AI Fantasy Football Show: Game Week 26 Preview
Lloyd, Guy and host Srikanth reconvene to discuss how their respective teams fared in GW25 and whether any of their picks predicted worked out. They then discuss the respective transfers made for GW26. Each of the panelists discuss their strategy over navigating the blanks in GW26 and 28 with news emerging of a potential double GW for Man City in GW27. The pod ends with the captain and clean sheet picks for GW26.
The Face Off Podcast: The Trial of Four
Kay is joined by Nina and Allen for this bumper edition of Face Off that takes on a four spectres of the LFC squad that currently loom the largest: Lallana, Can, Moreno and Sturridge. For each the question is essentially the same - should they stay or should they go? Is Lallana worth is new extension? Is Can worth the same favour? Has Moreno hoverboarded out the door? Does Sturridge have a home? Big questions answered by a superb duo of guests.
The Gags Tandon Show: Fail To Plan, Plan To Fail?
Gags Tandon welcomes Graeme Kelly and Kam Brainch to discuss whether Liverpool's plan was the issue or was it a combination or poor circumstances? Gags also takes Marco's Mascherano question from the AIPodcast and adds Suarez to it - what would happen if their times at the club had crossed paths? Gags and the panel then go through each new signing in the summer and look at how the players have done since their arrival. Watch out for Kam Brainch's bloopers too! All this and more on the Gags Tandon Show!
Leicester City v Liverpool - Premier League Preview Show
After a lengthy break in la Manga for the players, Reds fans are hoping Liverpool return with batteries fully charged for the remaining run in. On this week’s #PLPreview show Hari Sethi and guests cover the upcoming game against Struggling Leicester City. Could the Champions be relegated? Joining Hari this week are host of the AI In Focus pod and resident smooth talker, Jon Buscall and Leicester City fan/British Pro Wrestler Sam Smitten Downes.
AI Australia - Episode 17: Markus Breglec & Low Blocks
Host Tabish Aleemullah (@taleemullah) is joined by Andrew McGoff (@KloppGoff) for an analytical dialogue for the ages! They discuss the significance of LFC's new marketing director, Markus Breglec, and how he can improve fan engagement and commercial success. With Leicester's Ndidi & Mendy now available for the upcoming game, can Liverpool consistently defeat the low block? On transfers, Kovacic and Camacho get a mention before the pairing give their verdict on how many points the Reds will pick up, and if it's enough to get a Champion's League place.
Episode 144: No Europe, No Problem…?
This week’s Anfield Index podcast debates the merits of a season devoid of European football. With many team returning to European competition this past week, host Marco Lopes (@FootyML) took the chance to discuss the effect a lack of European football has had on Liverpool and whether or not it’s been as much a blessing as some suggested. Joining him in the discussion is Anfield Index chief Gags Tandon (@GagsTandon) and coach and journo Chris Williams (@Chris78Williams) who pose their thoughts on squad rotation, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool’s recent training camp, and winter breaks (or lack thereof). All this and more… it’s the Anfield Index Podcast!
Talking Tactics Podcast: Episode 22 - Tactical Preview vs Lowly Leicester
The #AITalkingTactics podcast continues as Leroy Mah previews Liverpool's upcoming game against surprising relegation candidate, Leicester City . Alongside Jonny Mullins, the two look at the game through a more tactical eye with talking points including: • Leicester's possible approach given their position in the league table; • Liverpool's set-up and how they progress further following the 2-0 win against Spurs; and • Key match-ups and key areas of advantage/concern. For all of the tactical insight, tune in to the #AITalkingTactics Podcast!
AI Spotlight Podcast: Episode 6 - Gini Wijnaldum
Rory Greenfield is joined by Leroy Mah, for an in depth discussion on Georginio Wijnaldum, fresh from his imperious display against Spurs. They discuss initial fan reaction when he signed and the expectation of his role, compared to other potential signings linked last summer. His game intelligence, tactical discipline, performances in big games and his overall rise to prominence in this Liverpool side.
AI USA Podcast: Feelings Over Facts
The fellas review the fixture list to the end of the season and provide some very non-scientific predictions. Justin Wells is joined by Armando Angulo and Preston Wetherington for this podcast!
The In-Focus Podcast: Episode 24 - Dining at the Top Table
Kam Brainch joins Jon to discuss Liverpool's European journey from the 70s to present day. Who stands out? Who have we forgotten ? And where are we heading under Klopp.
The Liverbirds Podcast: Episode 45 - Back On Track
Rae is back in the host's chair to talk Spurs, Mane, Wijnaldum and Leicester with Mollie and Randi.
The Runner Podcast: Episode 40
On Episode 40 of The Runner, Sachin Nakrani is joined by Harry Sherlock, writer for Goal UK, and Chas Newkey-Burden, freelance writer for, among others, FourFourTwo, for a special focusing on two of Liverpool's rivals for a top-four place, Tottenham and Arsenal. The lads given the lowdown on their respective north London clubs, with Harry bemoaning Spurs' lack of progress this season, particularly in the Champions League, and Chas explaining why he still loves Arsene Wenger and still gets annoyed with Alexis Sanchez. There is also a look back to what the guys said about Spurs and Arsenal when they appeared together on the pod during the summer, as well as their thoughts on Liverpool and their glee at Leicester's fall from champions to relegation candidates. It's a packed, insightful and interesting show, so get listening.
The Red Room Podcast - Episode 28: All In For Top 4
On Episode 28 of the Red Room, this week John Ritchie is on a well earned holiday so Graeme Kelly is joined by a guest co host Mark Simpson where they calculate if Liverpool can qualify for that elusive top 4. Also reviewed are players who LFC have been linked in the press and who the guys believe would benefit LFC next season.
Episode 143: Coining It!
Kay is joined by Joseph Cousins (AI Writer) and Dan Rhodes (AI Under Pressure) for the latest edition of the AI pod. The panel touches on the banning of the Newspaper, The S*n, as a media presence at Anfield before moving onto the main topic of whether finances can really be used as an excuse for LFC not having a better squad. We discuss the relevance of the European money league and contextualise it within the Premier League. The talk then moves onto the importance of Champions League before turning its attention onto internal matter of club structure and strategy. We end with a look forward as how this issue would resonate into the future.