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Chris Kirkland

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Kop Catch-Up: Chris Kirkland on 20 years since signing for Liverpool, Alisson's goal & #walkingisbrilliant

Blood Red: The Liverpool FC Podcast

As the 20th anniversary of him signing for Liverpool approaches, we picked up the phone to Chris Kirkland for the first of our Kop Catch-Ups. Speaking with Guy Clarke, Kirkland looks back on his Anfield stay, his work with the LFC Foundation and thoughts on the current Liverpool side. As well as all of that, the former goalkeeper, who has campaigned tirelessly on the topic of mental health, speaks to us about his upcoming challenge with the Walking and Talking Charity Hikes group he is a part of - better known across social media as #walkingsbrilliantTo donate to Chris’ mental health charity coast-to-coast challenge visit: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/watch-walkingsbrilliant?utm_term=VJpWwvJbjGet exclusive podcasts direct to your inbox every week for FREE by joining the Blood Red Club. Sign up at http://www.bloodredpodcast.co.ukWatch and subscribe to our Blood Red videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BloodRedLiverpoolFCJoin our Blood Red podcast group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1656599847979758/

24mins

1 Jul 2021

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Episode 23 - Part Two of Two with Chris Kirkland

What’s Next?

The boys are joined this week by former Premier League and England International Goalkeeper, Chris Kirkland for Part Two of a great sit down interview. Chris is a much-loved figure from the Premier League era, iconic between the sticks and loved up and down the country after stints at Coventry, Liverpool, West Brom, Wigan, Leicester, Doncaster, Sheffield Wednesday, Preston and Bury respectively.In Part Two of Two, Chris talks about the later stages in his career and some of his great colleagues through his career; Scott Carson, Jordan Pickford, Jerzy Dudek and more. He also talks about life as an understudy or ‘journeyman’ keeper and the day-to-day responsibilities before being incredibly open about the end of his career and time with Preston and Bury. Chris is an incredible mental health ambassador after surviving his own battles which he shares so openly. He talks of the brilliant work the charities he is involved with do, and how they can be supported! Once again, an incredible thanks to Chris for his time, openness and stories!The boys also have a go at picking the ballot for the next inductees into the Premier League Hall of Fame following Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry’s induction. As usual there are some very serious cases put forward and some not so... Adebayor for ‘Best Celebration’, anyone?!We close the show with a prediction for the weekend’s Manchester United V Liverpool fixture, once one of the Premier League’s most anticipated fixtures, now just two want-away greedy ‘giants’ kicking it about for 90 minutes...Enjoy the listen. Trust the Process. What's Next?Follow the Pod on Instagram: @whatsnext.podFollow the Pod on Twitter: @whatsnextsportFollow Chris on Instagram: @kirky2243Follow Walking’s Brilliant Charity on Instagram: @walkingsbrilliant

58mins

28 Apr 2021

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Episode 22 - Part One of Two with Chris Kirkland

What’s Next?

The boys are joined this week by former Premier League and England International Goalkeeper, Chris Kirkland. Chris is a much-loved figure from the Premier League era, iconic between the sticks and loved up and down the country after stints at Coventry, Liverpool, West Brom, Wigan, Leicester, Doncaster, Sheffield Wednesday, Preston and Bury respectively.In Part One of Two, Chris talks about his early career; managers he worked under, players he played alongside and some of the reasons he moved from club to club. Chris gave us a first-hand account of what happened between himself and Thierry Henry in THAT goal celebration, talks about his own mind set as an understudy goalkeeper, missing out on playing in the Istanbul Champions League final and why he thinks Steve Bruce is the best manager he’s played under and is still the right man for Newcastle United…The boys also catch up as a trio for the first time in the little while, talk over some of the week’s headline stories and then catch up on the most bizzare 48 hours in football as the European Super League was launched and then disbanded in less time than the John Isner v Nicholas Mahut Tennis game at Wimbledon in 2010. Enjoy the listen. Trust the Process. What's Next?Follow the Pod on Instagram: @whatsnext.podFollow the Pod on Twitter: @whatsnextsportFollow Chris on Instagram: @kirky2243Follow Walking’s Brilliant Charity on Instagram: @walkingsbrilliant

1hr 4mins

23 Apr 2021

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Chris Kirkland

Sky Blues Fancast

Hear the story of former Sky Blues and England goalkeeper Chris Kirkland with Simon, Lorna and Tom. He talks about his Coventry debut, joining Liverpool, and his mental health.

1hr 4mins

15 Feb 2021

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33. Chris Kirkland: Life After Premier League Football

What The Footie Podcast

Chris Kirkland spent over 19 years playing top-flight football for teams such as Liverpool and Wigan. In this exclusive episode, he gives insight into the breakdown of his relationship with Roberto Martinez and Rafa Benitez, his battle with mental health, life after retiring, his thoughts on the modern game, the ruthlessness of football towards GKs, why Steve Bruce is one of the best managers in the game and so much more.

50mins

1 Feb 2021

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8: A Chat With Chris Kirkland

Hark Now Hear

Matt and Oliver chat to former SWFC keeper Chris Kirkland.

41mins

24 Jan 2021

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Ep. 4 Benchwarming with...Chris Kirkland* (*Chris Kirkland not guaranteed)

Benchwarming With

Another week, another weekend round up for the crew,  as they fumble over the talking points from Palace vs. Leeds. Matt and James attempt to convince the old-fashioned Will and Producer Sam of the merits of new fangled xG in the episode's big feature. Finally , a heated debate about pre/post match food almost becomes a class war...before "Producer Sam's 84th Minute Amble" quiz closes out the show! 

37mins

13 Nov 2020

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All things football in conversation with Chris Kirkland

All Things Football

In this weeks episode we are joined by former Liverpool & England keeper Chris Kirkland. Chris speaks about his time at Liverpool and Wigan and life after football with the WATCH charity. Not to be missed 

31mins

6 Aug 2020

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9: Chris Kirkland | I'd Do It All Again For One More Game

Undr The Cosh

Chris Kirkland is with us this week talking through his early career at Coventry. Completing his dream move signing for Liverpool. Playing his best years at Wigan, and understanding his struggles off the field whilst at Sheffield Wednesday. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 14mins

14 Jul 2020

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'I Was Getting Death Threats': Singing The Blues Meets... Chris Kirkland

Singing The Blues : Sheffield Wednesday Podcast

Dom and James spend a fascinating hour with former Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland talking about his time with the Owls and much more, including:-The moment he decided to leave the club as he was literally about to put pen to paper on a new contract-Why he was relieved to lose the number one spot to Keiren Westwood-The fallout from the Leeds incident including death threats and why he can't ever visit the city again-His own battles with mental health and what he's doing to help others-His new job - and hopes for the future-Why he's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro-His unashamed love for Liverpool... and Take ThatThank you to our Gold supporter, Tyto Law: https://www.tytolaw.co.uk/Check out our Silver supporter, Who Knows Wins: https://www.whoknowswins.com/Contact us on Twitter: @DomAndJames @DomHowson @JamesMarriottPlease subscribe to get Singing The Blues every week; just head to singingtheblu.es/listenUTO.

53mins

11 Jun 2020

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