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Media Matters: Previewing the Arsenal game with Andrew Mangan from arseblog

Media Matters: Previewing the Arsenal game with Andrew Mangan from arseblog

On this week's Media Matters, Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser talk with Andrew Mangan, the man behind the long-running, influential and hugely successful Arsenal fan site, areseblog. Andrew gives the low down on Arsenal's start to the season, focusing on life after Wenger, Emery's start, the changes behind the scenes at the Emirates, Ozil's form, Ramsey's contract situation, a looked ahead to the key men in the Arsenal v Liverpool game and how he thinks Liverpool are doing under Jurgen Klopp.  All this and more on Media Matters.
Media Matters with Jonathan Northcroft – Talking Michael Edwards & LFC’s Real Fab 3

Media Matters with Jonathan Northcroft – Talking Michael Edwards & LFC’s Real Fab 3

On this week’s Media Matters, Nina Kauser is joined by, Sunday Times football correspondent, Jonathan Northcroft. Nina and Jonathan discuss Michael Edwards and the real Fab 3 at Liverpool FC. Topics include: - Edwards' background - His team at Liverpool FC - How the team analyse the market to decide on a price of a player - Value of the January window - Mike Gordon and his day-to-day role - Why he thinks Klopp-Edwards-Gordon is the real Fab 3 Jonathan also speaks about his new book that is available to buy now. You can get it here: https://mybooksource.com/deadlines-and-darts-with-dele-pb.html All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters with Neil Jones – Talking 3 Years of Klopp & Season So Far

Media Matters with Neil Jones – Talking 3 Years of Klopp & Season So Far

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon & Nina Kauser are joined by, the Liverpool FC correspondent for Goal UK, Neil Jones. Neil discusses Klopp's three years at the club and the season so far. They discuss: - Thoughts on Klopp's 3 years - How important are trophies - Best games so far under Klopp - Best Klopp quotes - New signings, talking Alisson - A chance for Fabinho soon? - Comeback for the attack - VVD and Gomez partnership All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters with Jonathan Northcroft – Talking Trent, Salah, Mane and Liverpool’s start

Media Matters with Jonathan Northcroft – Talking Trent, Salah, Mane and Liverpool’s start

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon & Nina Kauser are joined Sunday Times Football correspondent Jonathan Northcroft. It's a bit of a catch up as Jonathan hadn't been on to talk about Liverpool since last season. They discuss: - Liverpool's start - Jonathan's insight on interviewing Trent Alexander Arnold - Mohamed Salah - too much on his mind right now with Egypt? - Mane's form - Joe Gomez to take the centre-back spot at LFC? - Andy Robertson - captain of Scotland - Thoughts on Rabiot and takeover stories that broke All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters with Neil Jones on Klopp, Youngsters & the Transfer Window

Media Matters with Neil Jones on Klopp, Youngsters & the Transfer Window

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon & Nina Kauser are joined by Goal.com's Neil Jones. The former Liverpool Echo journalist is asked about his three-part interview with Jurgen Klopp for Goal.com and what it was like to meet the Liverpool manager on the club's pre-season tour of the USA. They also discuss: - Liverpool's youngsters - The promise of Curtis Jones - Liverpool's transfer window - Whether #LFC will complete the Fekir deal - Klopp and the media - Adam Lallana's future All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters with Sachin Nakrani

Media Matters with Sachin Nakrani

On this week’s Media Matters, Nina Kauser is joined by a former host of Media Matters - Sachin Nakrani. Sachin is welcomed back with open arms and Nina asks him about his start in journalism and if he had any specific way into the field. Sachin then expands on what it is like to be an Asian in journalism which follows on from a podcast with Amar Singh last season. The former Media Matters host then discusses all of the latest LFC news ranging from Karius to Sturridge, LFC's new boys and the transfer window as a whole! All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – Why Alisson Is Liverpool’s Number 1

Media Matters – Why Alisson Is Liverpool’s Number 1

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon is joined by Football Whisper's Ryan Baldi. The pair discusses why Alisson is Liverpool's number 1 in terms of his ability and style of play. Ryan goes through the different types of goalkeeper styles that are out there and why Alisson's suits Liverpool. Alisson is also compared to a list of goalkeeper's that have been linked to Liverpool and why none of them are on the level that Alisson is. Finally, Ryan compares our new Brazilian to the current goalkeepers at the club. All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – Shaqiri – The View From Stoke City

Media Matters – Shaqiri – The View From Stoke City

On this week’s Media Matters,  Nina Kauser is joined by Pete Smith, Sports Reporter for Stoke on Trent Live at The Sentinel. Pete gives the view from Stoke City on Liverpool's new boy Xherdan Shaqiri and gives insight into what Liverpool should expect from the Swiss international. Nina and Pete discuss: - The transfer from Stoke to Liverpool, including the fee - Shaqiri's time at Stoke - Xherdan's reputation at Stoke - Relationship with the fans - What type of personality he has, any funny stories of his whilst at Stoke. - Strengths and weaknesses - Any truth to attitude issues? How will he cope with rotation? - Fitness concerns Nina is then joined by Gags to close off the podcast and discuss Shaqiri some more after what they'd learnt from the interview with Pete. All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – Andy Kelly on Local Media, Transfers and the World Cup

Media Matters – Andy Kelly on Local Media, Transfers and the World Cup

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon & Nina Kauser are joined by freelance journalist Andy Kelly. Andy recently left the post of LFC news editor at the Liverpool Echo. They discuss many topics including: - Andy's early career and journey to the Echo - What it was like to run the Echo newsdesk - Is the Echo a mouthpiece for LFC? - LFC and their transfer links this summer - Players that may be leaving LFC - Thoughts on the World Cup and England All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – Jonathan Northcroft on Lijnders, Transfers & the World Cup

Media Matters – Jonathan Northcroft on Lijnders, Transfers & the World Cup

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon & Nina Kauser are joined by The Sunday Times' Jonathan Northcroft. They discuss many topics including: - Importance of Lijnders' return to LFC - Whether the Fekir deal is dead - Thoughts on Shaqiri and the goalkeeper situation - Controversy about the teamsheet leak for the England game  - Is the World Cup still "THE Standard" to judge football on? All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – With Neil Jones on Transfers & the World Cup

Media Matters – With Neil Jones on Transfers & the World Cup

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon & Nina Kauser are joined by Goal.com's Neil Jones. The former Liverpool Echo journalist is asked about how different it is working for Goal.com than working at Liverpool's local newspaper. The trio move onto discuss the Nabil Fekir transfer, the rumours about Alisson and Shaqiri, and a look at the Reds at the World Cup. They also discuss Rhian Brewster and his chances of first-team football at Liverpool FC in the coming season after Neil interviewed the youngster for a feature on Goal.com. All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – David Preece Talking Concussions & Karius

Media Matters – David Preece Talking Concussions & Karius

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon is joined by retired goalkeeper and now coach, writer and broadcaster David Preece. Gags speaks to David about his experiences of suffering from concussions as a goalkeeper. They also discuss the Karius concussion story, with some focus on the reaction to it by the goalkeeper's fans, peers and the media. All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – Jonathan Johnson on Nabil Fekir

Media Matters – Jonathan Johnson on Nabil Fekir

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are joined by ESPN's French football correspondent Jonathan Johnson (@Jon_LeGossip) to discuss Nabil Fekir as the links to him moving to Liverpool strengthen. They discuss the following: - Suprised at the link? - Type of player he is, is Fekir ideal for a Klopp team? - Strengths & weaknesses - Any concerns over his knee injury? - What formation will Fekir suit? - Rating a midfield of Keita, Fabinho and Fekir - Could Fekir support Liverpool's front three? - Discussion about goalkeepers in Ligue 1 - Discussion on the highly rated Guedes' future at PSG All this and more on Media Matters!
Media Matters – Discussing Fabinho

Media Matters – Discussing Fabinho

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon is joined by writer Ryan Baldi to discuss Liverpool's brand new defensive midfielder - Fabinho. They discuss the following: - Reaction to the surprise signing - A look at Fabinho's background, where he started. - Strengths & weaknesses - His versatility - can play a variety of positions - Comparison to LFC's midfield - Comparison with rivals like Kaante & Matic - Brief thoughts on Fekir - A look at what a midfield of Naby Keita, Fabinho & Nabil Fakir would bring to Liverpool FC. It’s a packed show and essential listening before THE game of the season.
Media Matters – Champions League Preview with Andy Brassell

Media Matters – Champions League Preview with Andy Brassell

On this week’s Media Matters, Sachin Nakrani is joined by European football writer Andy Brassell to preview Saturday’s Champions League final. Andy gives the lowdown on Real Madrid as a somewhat strange season for Zinedine Zidane’s men reaches its climax. The guys also discuss Liverpool’s progress under Juergen Klopp and how the German has evolved as a manager since his Borussia Dortmund days. Andy also talks about his love of European football and how he stays on top of so many leagues each and every week. It’s a packed show and essential listening before THE game of the season.
Media Matters – Italian Football Special

Media Matters – Italian Football Special

On this week's Media Matters, Sachin Nakrani is joined by Italian football writer Adam Digby to reflect on Liverpool's epic Champions League semi-final tie with Roma. Adam gives his perspective on Roma's approach to the two games and whether or not Eusebio Di Francesco could have done any more to stop Jurgen Klopp's rampant Reds. Sachin and Adam also discuss Serie A in general, assessing the most exciting title race in European football this season as well as the state of the two Milan clubs, Lazio and some of the other contenders. Finally, there is some chat about the Italian national team as well as Adam's take on a couple of players from Italy that have been linked with summer moves to Anfield.
Media Matters with James Pearce – Talking Liverpool 5 Roma 2

Media Matters with James Pearce – Talking Liverpool 5 Roma 2

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are joined by The Liverpool Echo's James Pearce to discuss Liverpool huge victory over AS Roma in the 1st leg of the Champions League Semi-Final. Gags, Nina and James discuss: - Thoughts on the result after Roma scored two late goals? Is the tie in the balance? - Discussion on Liverpool's impressive performance. - Insight from James on a typical day as a journalist at Anfield on a European Night. - Discuss Oxlade-Chamberlain's injury - Thoughts on Salah's performance and PFA award. - Has there ever been a buzz around a player like Salah in James' time as a journalist covering Liverpool FC? - Discuss Firmino and Mane's performances. - James' view on Klopp after the game. - An update on the brutal attack from Roma fans that left a 53-year-old Liverpool fan injured and in critical condition. All this and more on a packed episode of Media Matters!
Media Matters with John Bradley on Football Commentating

Media Matters with John Bradley on Football Commentating

On this week’s Media Matters, Gags Tandon and Nina Kauser are joined by LFCTV commentator and presenter John Bradley. For the first time on Media Matters this season we discuss everything to do with commentating and John's career. Gags, Nina and John discuss: - John's start in football commentating. - Coverage of the Russian league, how did he get into that? - Most iconic game commentated on as well as favourite goal and moment. - What skill sets are required to become a commentator. - What type of preparation is required before a game? - Do you solely commentate from the stadium or do you have to do it from studios too? - Who's your favourite colour commentator? - Thoughts on commentators on other channels. - Who was your role model as a commentator? - Discussion on players that are now co-commentators. All this and more on a fun show with an excellent guest. Make sure you tune into Media Matters!
Media Matters with Jonathan Northcroft on Liverpool knocking out Man City

Media Matters with Jonathan Northcroft on Liverpool knocking out Man City

On this week’s Media Matters, Sachin Nakrani is joined by the Sunday Times’ football correspondent Jonathan Northcroft to discuss Liverpool’s stunning Champions League victory over Manchester City. The lads dissect both legs, discussing the power of Anfield’s atmosphere as well as the enthralling tactical battle that took place at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday evening. Jonathan was at both games and gives a first-hand account of bearing witness to the Reds’ push to the semi-finals of a competition they are looking to win for the sixth time.  Jonathan also gives his take on the improved form of Dejan Lovren as well as superb insight on fellow Scot Andrew Robertson. Along with Sachin, he also looks ahead to Friday’s semi-final draw. Bring on Bayern Munich!
Media Matters with Paul Tomkins – Analysis Of Refereeing Decisions

Media Matters with Paul Tomkins – Analysis Of Refereeing Decisions

On this week's Media Matters, Nina Kauser is joined by Paul Tomkins and Dan Rhodes, as the duo from The Tomkins Times website, discuss their recent findings of refereeing decisions and subconscious bias' that may affect officiating. Dan and Paul also share their findings on how referee decisions impact Liverpool at home and away and compare them to the other top six teams. They also bust the myth that top four sides get all the major decisions! All this and more on Media Matters.