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Eddie Gibbs welcomes industry expert Robin Jellis (@robinjellis) of @TVSportsMarkets to dig deep into the latest UK TV rights deal for English Premier League football announced last week. 5 of the 7 TV rights packages have been sold so far with regular broadcasters Sky and BT making sure they keep as much coverage possible. The new-age tech giants (Facebook, YouTube, Amazon, Twitter etc) have stayed away from the main auction, will they bid for the remaining 2 simulcast packages? In an in-depth discussion, Robin shares his thoughts on: - Premier League TV Rights... Past, Present, Future - How the Premier League rights value matches up to other sports - International Premier League Rights and the maturing global market - 3pm block and why UK based Liverpool fans still breach copyright in order to watch every Reds match Get all of this and more on the latest Pro + podcast.
Dan Rhodes is in the hot seat this week as Eddie Gibbs returns with the latest Pro+ to preview the upcoming match at Southampton following Jurgen Klopp's Press Conference at Melwood today. Subjects covered include: - Defending versus Spurs last week - Goalkeeping consultant Hans Leitert (see http://www.hansleitert.com) - Emre Can to Juventus - Adam Lallana and red card in U23 match - The ex-Southampton players now in the reds ranks - Setting up an LFC scouting department in Southampton - Injury updates on Joe Gomez, Ragnar Klavan, Alberto Moreno - Southampton statistics - Anfield expansion Get all of this and more on the latest Pro + Preview podcast.
Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are back on this episode of AI Pro Newsround and they are joined by Leroy Mah to talk about the following news bytes: - Updated Emre Can reports - Mohamed Salah quotes - Keita not performing at Leipzig - Lallana sending off - Ings injury and the state of LFC's squad - Refereeing situation Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro Newsround podcast.
Nina Kauser joins Eddie Gibbs to look ahead to Liverpool's huge game against Spurs at Anfield on Sunday. Following Jurgen Klopp's press conference today's subjects include: - Thoughts on the week that was: WBA & Huddersfield - Transfer business - Sturridge and co leaving. - Champions League Squad thoughts - Clyne and Ings added. - Injury update - Adam Lallana - A look at Spurs and the league table - Mane discussion - Is VVD overweight? - Team and score predictions Get all of this and more on the latest Pro + Preview podcast.
The transfer window slammed shut on Wednesday 31st January 2018 but the lights were out on any incomings on January 1st. There have been many outgoings in the squad though, notably Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge, so Gags Tandon invited AI's resident Sports Scientist to analyse the squad and look at the following: - Fatigue Index Squad Review - a look at the minutes played compared to career and season averages. - Analysis of the remainder of the fixture schedule for Liverpool FC. - Where are there gaps in the squad after looking at the first two discussion points? Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Podcast.
As the clock struck 11 pm on 31st January the transfer window slammed shut and Dave Hendrick and Eddie Gibbs took to their mics to bring your a transfer window special. Were LFC negligent in the window? How did Arsenal, Man Utd, Man City, Spurs and Chelsa do? They also look at all the outgoings from sales like Coutinho and loans like Sturridge; as well as those late deals for Jon Flanagan Lazar Markovic and Harry Wilson. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Podcast.
On tonight’s AI Pro Plus RAW, Trev Downey is joined by Dave Hendrick and Hari Sethi to take a critical look at Huddersfield 0 Liverpool 3. The Reds are back to winning ways and the lads examine the key role of Emre Can in the vital win and the importance of keeping the German. There’s analysis of the team’s performance, both as a unit and individually and there’s even a chance to focus on the songs that celebrate (or don’t) our best players.
Our resident sports scientist Simon Brundish joins Eddie Gibbs to look ahead to Liverpool's first ever Premier League match at Huddersfield. Following Jurgen Klopp's press conference today's subjects include: - Video Assistant Referee (VAR) - Replacing Coutinho - Sturridge on his way to WBA or Newcastle - Chaotic Defending - Top 4 Prospects with Arsenal Strengthing Get all of this and more on the latest Pro + Preview podcast.
Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are back on this episode of AI Pro Newsround. Eddie Gibbs is also on the show speaking to Michael White, a historian at Falkirk Football Club, about new youth signing Tony Gallacher. Kam Brainch then joins Gags and Nina to talk about the following news bytes: - Emre Can situation with Klopp's quotes on the situation - Adam Lallana's latest injury and a look at his involvement since signing a new contract. - Daniel Sturridge latest as move to Inter Milan breaks down - Jon Flanagan puts on a Liverpool shirt again sparking another discussion on what Liverpool are actually doing in this scenario. - VAR - a discussion on whether it was good or not in the WBA game. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro Newsround podcast.
On tonight’s AI Pro Plus RAW, Trev Downey and Dave Hendrick pull no punches in their analysis of the massively disappointing defeat to West Brom which sees The Reds crash out of the FA Cup in the 4th round for the third year running. On a night when very little went right for Liverpool, Trev and Dave are very critical of the man with whom the buck stops - Jürgen Klopp. If there were some positives to be gleaned from the loss to Swansea, then this capitulation was without any redeeming qualities. The defensive shake-up, the wretched defending and midfield cover and the paucity of the usual attacking impetus all get looked at by two very upset Irishmen.
This week Harinder Singh makes his debut on AI:PRO as he joins Eddie Gibbs to look ahead to the FA Cup 4th Round tie at Anfield. How much will Klopp rotate? Who's injured? Karius or Mignolet in goal? Will Sturridge feature? Get all of this and more on the latest Pro + Preview podcast. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Preview podcast.
On tonight’s AI Pro Plus RAW, host Trev Downey is joined, as ever, by Dave Hendrick and Hari Sethi to reflect on something Reds fans have not had to discuss since October - a defeat. The lads look at the LFC performance in detail, but if we’re honest, there was only a little defensive work to analyse. The majority of the discussion centred on the blunted purpose of the Liverpool attack and there is some talk about how The Reds can move on from here and beat the next side who set up like Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea. No scapegoating, minimal irrationality, restricted rants and a little common sense on Post Match RAW.
Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are back on this episode of AI Pro Newsround in what turned out to be a power packed episode including debate on a sensitive subject, insight on a young player and a roundup of other transfer news stories. On this episode: - James Pearce, from the Liverpool Echo, joins the show to discuss Jon Flanagan and his controversial article. - Simon Edwards, from World Football Index, joins Gags to discuss Anderson Arroyo. - A roundup of transfer news for Liverpool Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro Newsround podcast.
Simon Brundish joins Eddie Gibbs to preview the trip to Swansea and asses the answers on a whole range of subjects Jurgen Klopp gave in his post-match press conference at Melwood. Are Liverpool actively looking to replace Coutinho? Will Strurridge be leaving? Is Karius still the number 1 following mistake last week? All this and much more. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Preview podcast.
Gags Tandon speaks to Dave Hendrick for a fan media special Anfield Index Pro + Podcast. With just under two weeks remaining in the January transfer window, they discuss Liverpool FC's window and take a look at what their rivals are doing too. The discuss: - Liverpool's window reviewed so far. - What business do Liverpool still need to do? - What if Liverpool FC made no more signings but lost Daniel Sturridge? - A look at the Sanchez-Mkhitaryan swap deal, who's going to benefit the most? - A look at Chelsea's window and their weird targets. - Round up of players linked to Manchester City and Spurs. - Conclusions based on if the window was to be shut with current deals completed and no incomings for Liverpool FC. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Podcast.
Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are back on another episode of AI Pro Newsround in what turned out to be a busy day of news at Liverpool FC. They discuss: - Liverpool FC beat Manchester City to end their streak - Virgil van Dijk missed the game through injury - Naby Keita to stay at Leipzig until the summer - Oxlade-Chamberlain appreciation segment Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro Newsround podcast.
In what is surely a good omen, AI Pro Plus RAW starts with an absolute belter of a 4-3 win for the Reds at home to a team many had fancied to finish the campaign unbeaten. Host Trev Downey and his regular contributors, Dave Hendrick and Hari Sethi, get into the specifics of a magnificent three points for Jürgen Klopp’s men against the runaway league leaders. The lads dissect the performance, looking at all areas of the pitch and the key moments of the match - there’s even a new nickname for Alex Oxlade Chamberlain. It’s thorough, it’s analytical, but it’s RAW.
Regulars Eddie Gibbs and Gags Tandon are joined by Dan Rhodes to look through an action-packed agenda following Jurgen Klopp's post-match press conference at Melwood earlier today. Phillipe Coutinho, Virgil van Dijk, Daniel Sturridge, Nabby Keita all get the occasional mention as the lads share in Klopp's excitement about the Reds getting their chance to end the Champions elect impressive 22 match unbeaten run at Anfield on Sunday. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Preview podcast.
Gags Tandon speaks to Ed Aarons, from The Guardian, on the news story he wrote earlier in the day that RB Leipzig could deal with Liverpool FC if they paid an extra £18m on top of the current agreed deal. Both speak about the possibility of Liverpool taking the option and look at it from the players and Liverpool's angle too. Ed also talks about the links to Thomas Lemar and other stories from around the Premier League. Gags is then joined by Nina Kauser to discuss her thoughts on the Naby Keita news as well as other news stories happening in the LFC sphere today. Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Newsround podcast.
Gags Tandon speaks to Manuel Veth, from Futbolgrad and Bundesliga.com, on the breaking news that RB Leipzig may be willing to do a deal with Liverpool to allow Naby Keita to move to Merseyside in January! This is quite the change after all we'd heard in the months leading up to the new year that Leipzig would not allow Naby Keita to leave at all. They discuss the following: - The rumoured fee of £17m extra, on top of the already agreed fee, to get Naby to Anfield. - The player pushing for a move. - The story so far in the Naby Keita transfer. - Why it's probable that the deal goes ahead. - What are Naby Keita's strengths and how does he fit this Liverpool FC side? Get all of this and more on the latest AI Pro + Reaction podcast.