THE COACH HOME takes a different route to normal – Dave Downie is in to talk about Everton as they approach their enormous game against Manchester City and Eliott Hackney from The Bear Pit is around to talk about Stoke City.

But Neil Atkinson and John Gibbons also talk about what Liverpool should be looking to do in general and in particular against Stoke City. What comes up?

– The changes in Stoke City’s approach over the last five years.
– What happened to them at West Brom?
– Everton supporters’s frustrations with Martinez.
– What should Liverpool be looking to do with Benteke?
– Not hating all your footballers.

The Coach Home this week has all your Capital One Cup needs, Eliott an excellent guest and Dave and John cope admirably while being at death’s door.