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Open Goal - Football Show

English, Sports, 1 seasons, 501 episodes, 3 days 11 hours 15 minutes
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Football stories, player interviews, insights and a bit of weekly chaos from one of the top soccer ball podcasts in the UK! Join Simon Ferry, Paul Slane and Kevin Kyle as we take a look at the funnier side of the beautiful game!
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Do Celtic Need To Win At Motherwell To Stay In Title Race | Right In The Coupon

Derek Ferguson is back from his Italian travels as he and the boys look ahead to another massive week in the SPFL Scottish Premiership! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/20241 hour 9 minutes 32 seconds
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Rangers Go Top As Celtic Struggle + Robinson Angrily Confronts St Mirren Fan | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The pendulum has finally swung in Rangers' favour for the title race as struggling Celtic fell to last-minute equaliser against Kilmarnock to see them fall behind Rangers for the first time in over a year!The lads are joined by Kenny Miller this week as they discuss all of the fallout from the weekend as well as Neil Warnock's comments on David Marshall's 'punch' on Miovski and Stephen Robinson's angry confrontation with a St Mirren fan! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/20241 hour 45 minutes 23 seconds
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Open Goal Meets... John McGlynn | Falkirk Gaffer Chat Hearts, Celtic, Raith Rovers & More!

Si Ferry sits down with the Glen's Vodka SPFL League 1 Manager of the Month for January, John McGlynn! John discusses his high-flying Falkirk side who currently sit top of the table and also chats about his days at Hearts which saw him take over the Managerial role on a number of occasions during the turbulent Romanov regime at Tynecastle. John also gives an insight into his scouting role at Celtic and his time as Raith Rovers Manager. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/20241 hour 5 minutes 52 seconds
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Rangers Miss Chance To Go Top Of Table + 3-3 Thriller At Pittodrie | Right In The Coupon

Si Ferry, James McFadden, Gordon Dalziel and Kevin Kyle review the action from the midweek SPFL card as Rangers beat Ross County 3-1 and there was a thriller at Pittodrie as Aberdeen came back from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Motherwell! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/02/202453 minutes 25 seconds
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Scottish Cup Reaction + Lee Miller Aberdeen, Hearts & Dundee Utd Career Stories | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Lee Miller joins us for a great show this week as the lads look back on the Scottish Cup weekend which saw Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen, Morton, Livingston, Kilmarnock Hearts & Hibs progress to the Quarter Finals!We also dive into Lee's career as he shares stories from his time at Tynecastle, Pittodrie, Tannadice and with the Scotland National Team as well also chat about Lee's son, Lennon who has taken Motherwell and Fir Park by storm since breaking into the 1st team at the age of only 16! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/20242 hours 2 minutes 38 seconds
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Celtic Get Away With It Against Hibs After Late Idah Penalty | Right In The Coupon

It was a big midweek card in the SPFL which it's a big coupon show as the lads discuss the events of the week including Rangers' massive win over Neil Warnock's Aberdeen, Celtic's vital late winner at Easter Road and Derek Adams' departure from Ross County following a 5-0 defeat to our Andy Halliday's Motherwell! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/20241 hour 8 minutes 54 seconds
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Rangers Close In On Celtic, Warnock New Aberdeen Boss + David Templeton | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Former Hearts and Rangers winger, Davids Templeton joins us this week! It's been a lively weekend in the SPFL Scottish Premiership with Celtic dropping points at Pittodrie after a troublesome week at the club as Rangers close in on their rivals at the top of the table. The lads also discuss Neil Warnock's arrival at Aberdeen! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/20241 hour 49 minutes 10 seconds
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Barry Robson Sacked As Aberdeen Set To Face Celtic | Right In The Coupon

Si, Derek, Faddy and Gordon Dalziel discuss the big news of the week that Aberdeen Manager, Barry Robson has been sacked at Pittodrie. The lads also chat about the latest transfer activity and look ahead to the weekend's games. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/02/20241 hour 31 minutes 10 seconds
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Celtic Booed After Win, Managers Under Fire & Stephen McGinn Is On The Show! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week we're joined by Falkirk and former St Mirren, Dundee, Hibs and Kilmarnock man Stephen McGinn who shares great stories from his career as well as his time down south with the likes of Watford and Sheffield United! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/01/20242 hours 24 minutes 33 seconds
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Hibs Lose Heavily To Rangers & Celtic's Matt O'Riley Linked to Atletico | Right In The Coupon

It's the first coupon show of 2024 with Faddy and Derek returning along with this week's Special Guest, Gordon Dalziel! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/20241 hour 3 minutes 41 seconds
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Gordon Duncan On The Show + Andy Halliday Signs For Motherwell! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We've got a belter of a show for you this week as we're joined by Clyde 1 SSB host and Sky Sports reporter Gordon Duncan! He shares some great stories from his career in media and reacts to Andy Halliday signing for his beloved Motherwell last week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/01/20241 hour 56 minutes 7 seconds
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They're Back! SPFL Fans Forum Previews 2nd Half Of Premiership Season!

The SPFL Glen’s Vodka Fan Forum is back as Si Ferry, Andy Halliday and Derek Ferguson debate with fans across the Premiership on their hopes, worries and teams ahead of the SPFL Premiership returning this weekend! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/01/20241 hour 51 minutes 22 seconds
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GREG STEWART TALKS RANGERS UNDER GERRARD, SI FERRY AT DUNDEE, ABERDEEN & BIRMINGHAM!

What a Keeping The Ball On The Ground we have for you this week as we're joined by a former teammate of TWO of the Open Goal team - former Rangers and Dundee forward, Greg Stewart!He chats to us about his recent time in India as well as sharing a dressing room with Si Ferry at Dundee and Andy Halliday during Steven Gerrard's reign at Ibrox. We also get into his spells at Aberdeen and Killie as well as his move down south to Birmingham! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/01/20241 hour 46 minutes 20 seconds
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Ian Murray | Open Goal Meets… | Managing Raith Rovers & Career Stories From Rangers and Hibs

This week we’re delighted to be joined by Glen’s Vodka SPFL Manger Of The Month for January and Raith Rovers Gaffer, Ian Murray!Ian discusses Raith’s positive start to the Championship season which sees them battling at the top! He also shares some great stories from playing days at Hibs and Rangers! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/20241 hour 18 minutes 22 seconds
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🌶️🥵 GRADO vs JONATHAN WATSON HOT WINGS CHALLENGE!! Hilarious Stories, Patter and Wings All On Fire 🔥

It’s a belter this week as the stars of hilarious Scottish comedy Two Doors Down take on the Buck’s Bar Hot Wings Challenge in the form of Only An Excuse legend, Jonathan Watson & Wrestling star, Grado! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/01/20241 hour 4 minutes 11 seconds
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Celtic Have Edge On Rangers As SPFL Winter Break Arrives | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

After his spectacular performance on the Buck's Bar Wings Challenge, Mark Wilson joins us as Si Ferry, Kevin Kyle and Derek Ferguson look back on the lie of the land in the SPFL Premiership after the busy festive fixture schedule. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/01/20241 hour 48 minutes 8 seconds
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DEREK MCINNES ON BEATING CELTIC & RANGERS, MANAGING vs WALTER SMITH, LEWIS FERGUSON & WEST BROM

On this New Year's Day we bring you the 1st sit-down interview of 2024 and it's a cracker with the Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager of The Month for October, Killie Gaffer Derek McInnes!Derek shares an insight into Kilmarnock's successes so far this season as well as telling Si and Slaney some stories from both his managerial and playing career! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/01/20241 hour 3 minutes 46 seconds
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🔥🍗 MARK WILSON VS GORDON DALZIEL BUCK'S BAR HOT WINGS CHALLENGE!

It's not the phone lines that are on fire on this occasion for radio pundits Mark Wilson and Gordon Dalziel...Willo and the Dazzler take on the wings of fire in a hilarious and epic wings challenge as the former Celtic and Rangers pair feel the heat! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/12/20231 hour 8 minutes 47 seconds
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Crucial SPFL Festive Fixtures Begin! | Right In The Coupon

It's a festive edition of Right In The Coupon and the final one of the year! Join Si Ferry, Slaney, James McFadden and Derek Ferguson as they look ahead to the best time of the season - the festive fixtures! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/20231 hour 24 minutes 6 seconds
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Rangers Win The League Cup & Celtic Lose Again! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

What a weekend! Rangers claimed the 1st trophy of the season after beating Aberdeen in the Viaplay Cup Final at Hampden but there was also drama in the league as Brendan Rodgers' Celtic lost for the 2nd time in a row in a shock 2-0 defeat to Hearts at Celtic Park!The lads discuss all the fallout as well as the bizarre comments from Ross County Manager Derek Adams who described the standard of Scottish football as 'shocking' following his side's defeat to Ross County! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/12/20231 hour 16 minutes 44 seconds
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Rangers v Aberdeen Cup Final Preview & Celtic Win In The Champions League | Right In The Coupon

The lads preview the upcoming Viaplay Cup Final between Rangers and Aberdeen as well as discuss Celtic finally winning at home in the Champions League after a 10-year wait. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/20231 hour 13 minutes 11 seconds
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Title Race Back On As Killie Beat Celtic | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Things are heating up in the SPFL Scottish Premiership as Kilmarnock beat Champions Celtic to see their lead at the top cut even further with Philippe Clement's Rangers now breathing down their neck! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/12/20231 hour 28 minutes 21 seconds
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Rangers Edge Hearts & Should Oh Start Ahead of Kyogo For Celtic | Right In The Coupon

It was an action-packed midweek card in the SPFL Premiership which resulted in some major shake-ups in key positions in the league table. Slaney, James McFadden and Derek Ferguson chat through the main talking points! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/20231 hour 25 minutes 9 seconds
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Scotland To Open Euros vs Germany & Rangers Baby Boom Theory | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Epic episode this week as Si Ferry, Slaney and Kevin Kyle react to Scotland's Euro 2024 draw which pits us against hosts Germany, Hungary and Switzerland! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/20231 hour 26 minutes 45 seconds
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Celtic Are Out Of Europe After Lazio Loss | Right In The Coupon

Si, Slaney, Faddy and Derek catch-up for their weekly preview of the SPFL weekend's fixtures and they discuss Celtic's exit from Europe. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/11/20231 hour 12 minutes 12 seconds
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RANGERS CAN'T CAPITALISE ON CELTIC SLIP-UP | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The Keeping The Ball On The Ground lads round up the weekend's action and discuss the good and the bad side of the loan moves they've had in their career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/11/20231 hour 21 minutes 50 seconds
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WILL ABERDEEN 'TRY HARDER' AGAINST RANGERS AT PITTODRIE ON SUNDAY? | Right In The Coupon

The Right In The Coupon team are back after a week's break last week to look ahead to the return of the SPFL Premiership with a big game being held between Rangers and Aberdeen at Pittodrie this weekend! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/11/20231 hour 30 minutes 57 seconds
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WE'RE DOING THE HYDRO AGAIN FOR SCOTLAND'S EURO 2024 SEND-OFF! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The lads are here fresh from announcing our 3rd show at the Hydro Arena! We look ahead to what to expect for the show and also discuss Scotland's 3-3 draw against Norway at Hampden which closed out the National Team's phenomenal qualifying campaign! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/11/20231 hour 3 minutes 9 seconds
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JIM GOODWIN | Open Goal Meets... Dundee United & Glen's Vodka SPFL MOTM

We've got a cracker for you this week as Si Ferry sits down with Dundee United Gaffer and Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager Of The Month for September & October, Jim Goodwin! In the candid chat Jim talks about life at Dundee United, his experiences as a Manager so far with Aberdeen, St Mirren and Alloa and also discusses his playing career coming through as a young player at Celtic and moving down south before eventually captaining The Buddies to a League Cup Final Win! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/20231 hour 31 minutes 37 seconds
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RANGERS SEND LIVI TO BOTTOM OF THE LEAGUE & CELTIC RUN RIOT ON DONS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The lads review the latest talking points coming out of the weekend's SPFL games and also look ahead to Scotland's final group games against Georgia and Haaland's Norway. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/20231 hour 22 minutes 37 seconds
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Slaney's Back From Madrid, Celtic Beat 6-0 & Rangers Travel To Livingston | Right In The Coupom

Slaney has returned from his travels in Madrid to give us a full rundown of the trip and Celtic's heavy 6-0 loss to Atletico. Plus the team look ahead to the fixtures in this weekend's SPFL Premiership. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/20231 hour 24 minutes 46 seconds
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Rangers & Aberdeen Book Their Places in Final + Kevin Thomson Is On The Show | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Rangers and Aberdeen will face off in December's ViaPlay Cup Final after defeating both Hibs and Hearts in the weekend's semi-finals. Kevin Thomson joins the lads to look back on the weekend's games and discuss a huge game for Celtic away to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/20231 hour 56 minutes 5 seconds
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OH SCORES CELTIC WINNER & RANGERS, HEARTS, HIBS, ABERDEEN FACE SEMI | Right In The Coupon

It was an action-packed midweek in the SPFL Scottish Premiership as the lads review the main talking points and look ahead to the weekend's Scottish League Cup Semi-Finals! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/20231 hour 16 minutes 47 seconds
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Late Rangers Win Cuts Celtic’s Lead To 5 Points | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was a dramatic week in the SPFL Premiership at the weekend with 2 injury time goals seeing Rangers go within 5 points of Champions Celtic who dropped points after a 0-0 draw with Hibs at Easter Road. We're joined by Kilmarnock's Stuart Findlay to chat through all the main talking points and he gives us an update on life at Rugby Park since he left America and Oxford United. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/20231 hour 31 minutes 33 seconds
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Celtic Draw 2-2 With Atletico Madrid! | Right In The Coupon

The boys look back on a great game at Celtic Park on Wednesday night as Celtic claimed their first point of the group after a 2-2 draw with Diego Simeone's, Ateltico Madrid. The lads also look ahead to a big game at Ibrox for Steven Naismith and Rangers' new Manager, Philippe Clement. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/20231 hour 10 minutes 17 seconds
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Gary Mackay-Steven Is On The Show, Celtic Win 4-1 At Tynecastle & Clement Victory In 1st Rangers Game | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Buzzing to be joined by Open Goal favourite Gary Mackay-Steven as we get a good catch-up with GMS as well as discuss the latest news coming out of Scottish football including Celtic's win at Tynecastle, Philippe Clement's victory in his first game for Rangers and another big week ahead in Europe for Scottish teams! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/20231 hour 42 minutes 58 seconds
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SCOTLAND QUALIFY FOR EURO 2024 & CLEMENT APPOINTED RANGERS MANAGER! | Right In The Coupon

There's a lot to catch up on after the Scotland National Team officially booked their place in Germany for Euro 2024! The lads discuss the amazing achievement and look ahead to what this squad could achieve in the tournament next summer.The boys also chat about the other major news this week with Philippe Clement being confirmed as the new Manager at Rangers following on from Michael Beale. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/20231 hour 25 minutes 31 seconds
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McTominay 'Goal' Controversy As Scotland Lost To Spain | Right In The Coupon

We were so close! The lads discuss last night's defeat to Spain with plenty to talk about as Scotland held their own against one of the world's best! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/202351 minutes 28 seconds
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Who Will The Next Rangers Manager Be? Edinburgh Derby Review & Scotland | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Rangers search for a new Manager continues as the boys discuss the rumoured leading candidates. The lads also look back on a 2-2 thriller at Tynecastle between Hearts and Hibs as well as look ahead to a massive week for the Scotland National Team with qualification a possibility if we can gain a point from footballing giants Spain. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/20231 hour 50 minutes 46 seconds
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Celtic Beaten By Lazio In Final Seconds + Edinburgh Derby Preview | Right In The Coupon

This time it was Celtic's turn to be on the receiving end of last-minute heartache as Lazio snatched all 3 points in Champions League Matchday 2. The lads also look ahead to this Saturday's Edinburgh Derby between Hearts and Hibs as well as discuss Rangers ongoing Managerial search. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/20231 hour 14 minutes 31 seconds
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MICHAEL BEALE SACKED BY RANGERS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Michael Beale's time is up at Rangers following their 3-1 defeat to Aberdeen at Ibrox. The lads discuss the current situation at Ibrox as well as look ahead to another big week in Europe for Celtic, Aberdeen and Rangers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/20231 hour 29 minutes 14 seconds
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GAZ O'CONNOR IS BACK AND SUBS IN FOR DEREK! | Right In The Coupon

He was that good, we had to get him back! Fresh from the wings challenge, Garry O'Connor joins Si, Slaney and Faddy for this week's coupon show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/20231 hour 19 minutes 20 seconds
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RANGERS BOOED OFF PARK DESPITE MOTHERWELL WIN | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Si Ferry, Slaney, Kev Kyle and Andy Halliday discuss the latest talking points coming out of Scottish Football with their usual mix of insight and patter! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/09/20231 hour 53 minutes 48 seconds
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🌶🥵 GARRY O'CONNOR VS DEREK RIORDAN IN HILARIOUS HOT WINGS CHALLENGE!

The deadly strike duo take on the deadly wings in a classic Buck's Bar Hot Wings Challenge! Absolute chaotic and hilarious scenes! Enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/20231 hour 19 minutes 7 seconds
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CELTIC LOSE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE OPENER TO FEYENOORD & NOW FACE TRIP TO LIVI | Right In The Coupon

Si Ferry, Slaney, James McFadden and Derek Ferguson discuss all the latest talking points coming out of Scottish Football this week. #Football #Podcast #ChampionsLeague Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/20231 hour 5 minutes 31 seconds
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CAN RANGERS, ABERDEEN & CELTIC GET OFF TO A GOOD START IN EUROPE? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a big week for Scottish clubs in Europe as the European Group Stages kick-off! We'll look ahead to the midweek games against sides from the continent and also review the weekend's action in the SPFL. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/09/20231 hour 44 minutes 12 seconds
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DOES RANGERS MANAGER BEALE NEED A WIN? MONTGOMERY IN AT HIBS & SCOTLAND'S WEEK | Right In The Coupon

It's a return to domestic football after a busy week for Scotland. Si Ferry, Slaney, Faddy and Derek Ferguson look ahead to the SPFL weekend as well as analyse the last two games for the National Team. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/20231 hour 39 minutes 9 seconds
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STEPHEN ROBINSON | Glen's Vodka SPFL MOTM Interview w/ St Mirren Gaffer

We've got a great interview this week as Si Ferry and Slaney get a candid chat with St Mirren gaffer and August's SPFL Glen's Vodka Manager Of The Month, Stephen Robinson!We chat about his recent success at St Mirren as well as his Managerial and coaching journey with the likes of Motherwell, Northern Ireland, Morecambe and Oldham. We also discuss his playing career where he shared a dressing room with Gazza and Eddie Howe and played under the likes Terry Venables, Ossie Ardiles and Joe Kinnear. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/20231 hour 1 minute 40 seconds
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AIDEN MCGEADY ON THE SHOW & EURO 2024 QUALIFICATION CLOSE FOR SCOTLAND | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week we're delighted to be joined by former Celtic, Everton, Sunderland winger and current Ayr player/Technical Director Aiden McGeady! We catch-up with Aiden as well as discuss Scotland getting ever closer to Euro 2024 qualification in Germany after the National Team's 3-0 victory over Cyprus on Friday night! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/09/20231 hour 58 minutes 6 seconds
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SCOTLAND FACE CYPRUS & ENGLAND + DEREK TALKS RANGERS FALLOUT | Right In The Coupon

We're back to Scotland duty this week as the nation hold its breath with qualification to Euro 2024 within sight! The lads discuss the upcoming game against Cyprus as well as the 150th Anniversary game against The Auld Enemy England at Hampden Park. Derek & Faddy also give their thoughts on the fallout from last week's game at Ibrox with Celtic beating Rangers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/20231 hour 22 minutes 25 seconds
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CELTIC BEAT RANGERS AT IBROX, EUROPEAN DRAWS & SCOTLAND vs CYPRUS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Celtic triumphed over Rangers at Ibrox on Sunday in a huge game for both clubs. The lads discuss all the fallout for the game and what it means for Michael Beale going forward. We also chat about the European draws for Scottish clubs and a big week ahead for the National Team as they face Cyprus with qualification edging closer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/20231 hour 43 minutes 56 seconds
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RANGERS BEATEN 5-1 BY PSV, ARE CELTIC READY FOR IBROX & WHO NEXT FOR HIBS? | Right In The Coupon

Rangers crashed out of the Champions League on Wednesday night after a 5-1 defeat to PSV. The lads discuss the game as well as look ahead to Celtic's visit to Ibrox for the huge game on Sunday.They also consider the list of names linked with the vacant Hibs job, debate Aberdeen and Hearts' chances of European group stage qualification on Thursday night and take a look at the bottom-end of the table after St Johnstone's shock draw at Celtic Park last week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/20231 hour 38 minutes 59 seconds
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CELTIC SHOCK RESULT, HIBS SACK LEE JOHNSON & SCOTS CLUBS EURO D-DAY | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week we are once again joined by ex Celtic, Dundee United & Aberdeen man Charlie Mulgrew as the lads discuss the main talking points coming out of Scottish Football this week. This includes the shock result at Celtic Park as the Champions dropped points against bottom of the table St Johnstone, Hibs sacking Manager Lee Johnson and Rangers, Hearts and Aberdeen learning their Euro fate this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/08/20232 hours 8 minutes 1 second
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HIBS BEATEN 5-0 BY ASTON VILLA & RANGERS PSV STILL IN THE BALANCE | Right In The Coupon

It's been an eventful week for Scottish clubs in Europe as the coupon show lads dissect Hibs' battering from Premier League side Aston Villa and Rangers' thriller against PSV which sees them go into the Champions League away leg with a 2-2 draw. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/20231 hour 18 minutes 13 seconds
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CELTIC OUT OF CUP, BIG EURO WEEK FOR SCOTS CLUBS + CHARLIE MULGREW | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Kilmarnock caused a major upset knocking Celtic out of the League Cup at the weekend and there's a huge week ahead for Rangers, Aberdeen, Hibs and Hearts as they look to qualify for the group stages of European Competition. The boys chat through it all with special guest, Charlie Mulgrew! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/08/20231 hour 36 minutes 11 seconds
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🌶🥵 ‘NAVID VS BOABY THE BARMAN’ | Still Game Stars Sanjeev Kohli & Gavin Mitchell Wings Challenge!

Things get HEATED as two comedy legends from iconic Scottish sitcom Still Game take on the Bucks Bar Hot Wings challenge as they face Si Ferry & Paul Slane's quiz questions! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/20237 minutes 32 seconds
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SHOULD CELTIC BE WORRIED ABOUT AWAY TRIP TO KILLIE + RANGERS TO PLAY PSV | Right In The Coupon

Full line-up this week for the coupon show as Si Ferry, Slaney, James McFadden and Derek Ferguson look back on Rangers' performance against Servette as well as previewing this weekend's Scottish League Cup action. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/20231 hour 14 minutes 41 seconds
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SLANEY'S BACK, CELTIC PITTODRIE WIN, RANGERS' HUGE MONTH & HIBS 😱 | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

For the first time this season we've got the full line-up together with Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kevin Kyle chatting through the latest talking points from Scottish Football including Celtic's big win against Aberdeen, Rangers' latest form with huge games around the corner, the hopes for Scottish teams to progress in Europe this week and St Johnstone's bleak start to their 2023/24 campaign! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/08/20231 hour 17 minutes 57 seconds
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RANGERS EDGE PAST 10-MAN SERVETTE, CELTIC TRAVEL TO PITTODRIE & HIBS STRUGGLE | Right In The Coupon

It's the first coupon show of the season as Si, Faddy and Derek Ferguson chat through the latest stories coming out of Scottish Football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/08/20231 hour 5 minutes
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STEVEN FLETCHER ON THE SHOW, RANGERS LOSE OPENING DAY & SPFL STARTS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We've got an absolute belter for you on Keeping The Ball On The Ground this week as Scotland International and top man, Steven Fletcher pops in for a chat! Fletch shares some great stories from his time at the likes of Hibs, Burnley, Wolves and Sunderland as well as discusses last year's relegation at Dundee United. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/08/20231 hour 10 minutes 45 seconds
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RODGERS IS BACK, BEALE'S GERS RECRUITMENT DRIVE & SPFL PREDICTIONS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Oh it's good to be back! From our brand new studio we bring you the first podcast of the new season as Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Derek Ferguson preview the upcoming 2023/24 Scottish Premiership campaign and discuss all the major talking points around the clubs before the big kick-off! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/20231 hour 20 minutes 25 seconds
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SPFL FAN FORUM SHOWDOWN OVER 2023/24 SEASON PREDICTIONS!! | Open Goal Fans Forum Debate

The fans are back! We're delighted to bring you our fifth instalment of the our Live Fan Forum which brings together supporters of clubs around the SPFL Premiership with our Open Goal panel made up of Si Ferry, Paul Slane, Andy Halliday & Kevin Kyle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/08/20231 hour 29 minutes 36 seconds
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CAMMY BELL SHARES RANGERS, SCOTLAND & KILLIE STORIES FROM HIS GOALKEEPER DAYS | Open Goal FC Podcast

We've got an epic show for you this week as we're joined by former Rangers, Kilmarnock and Scotland Goalkeeper, Cammy Bell! Slaney and Kev get a great laugh with Cammy as he shares some great stories from his playing career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/20231 hour 55 minutes 2 seconds
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ZANDER MURRAY | Scotland's 1st Openly Gay Senior Footballer Discusses His Story with Si and Slaney

This week we're delighted to be joined by Bonnyrigg Rose striker Zander Murray who recently came out as Scotland's first openly gay player in senior football.In a great chat, Zander tells Si Ferry and Slaney the story of his life and career as well as the impact he hopes to have in removing the stigma around homosexuality in Scottish Football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/202345 minutes 59 seconds
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ANGE POSTECOGLOU TO LEAVE CELTIC FOR SPURS?? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's the final podcast of the season and the lads review the Scottish Cup Final as well as discuss the latest news on Celtic Manager Ange Postecoglou's nearing departure to Tottenham. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/06/202354 minutes 32 seconds
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CELTIC MANAGER ANGE POSTECOGLOU | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka Manager Of The Season!

Si and Slaney are reunited once again with Ange Postecoglou as he reflects on a hectic season which has seen him win the Glen's Vodka MOTS award once again as well steering his Celtic to another SPFL Scottish Premiership win! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/06/202335 minutes 53 seconds
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KTBOTG x RITC SCOTTISH CUP FINAL PREVIEW, SPFL SEASON REVIEW & EDINBURGH DERBY BRAWL!

We've got a mega-crossover for this week as we bring Keeping The Ball On The Ground together with Right In The Coupon as Faddy joins Andy Halliday and Kevin Kyle along with Si Ferry and Slaney to preview this weekend's Scottish Cup Final and look back on the SPFL Premiership season after its conclusion at the weekend. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/05/20231 hour 3 minutes 5 seconds
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THE LADS ARGUE OVER THEIR SPFL TEAM OF THE YEAR PICKS! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We're reaching the business end of the season with plenty to discuss as the race for 3rd Place hots up and the relegation saga continues. The lads also pick their SPFL Premiership team of the years! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/20231 hour 3 minutes 36 seconds
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SLANEY'S CELTIC TEAMMATES LEWIS TOSHNEY & MICHAEL TIDSER SHARE RESERVE TEAM STORIES | Open Goal FC Podcast

Slaney welcomes his former Celtic teammate Lewis Toshney on the show along with returning guest and new Kelty Hearts Manager, Michael Tidser as the reminisce and share some funny stories on their days in the reserve team at Celtic Park! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/05/20231 hour 58 seconds
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LAWRENCE SHANKLAND JOINS THE LADS ON THE SHOW! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week we're delighted to be joined by Hearts Captain and Scotland International, Lawrence Shankand! We get a laugh with the Jambos striker, find out a bit more about him and his career as well as look back on the weekend's action including Rangers 3-0 victory over Celtic at Ibrox. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/20231 hour 27 minutes 6 seconds
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JAMES McPAKE | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL League 1 April Manager Of The Month

Si Ferry sits down with former teammate and current Dunfermline Manager, James McPake following his win for the Glen's Vodka SPFL League 1 Manager of the Month for April! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/05/202345 minutes 49 seconds
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CELTIC ARE CHAMPIONS & MORELOS FINISHED AT RANGERS! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Celtic were officially crowned Champions of Scotland after beating Hearts 2-0 at Tynecastle. The lads reflect on Celtic's dominance under Ange Postecoglou this season and what we can expect from the title race next season with a rebuild ahead at Ibrox for Rangers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/05/20231 hour 11 minutes 26 seconds
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FANS ARGUE AS SPFL PREMIERSHIP HITS BUSINESS END OF SEASON! Round 3 of Glen's Vodka Fan Forum!

The fan forum is back for its 3rd instalment as we bring supporters of EVERY club in the SPFL Premiership together to discuss and debate the main talking points coming out of their club as we enter into the split! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/05/20231 hour 33 minutes 58 seconds
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CELTIC BEAT RANGERS 1-0 TO SET UP SCOTTISH CUP FINAL WITH INVERNESS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The boys reflect on the 2 Scottish Cup Semi-Finals with Jota’s winner seeing Celtic edge Rangers and the MacKays sending Inverness to the final in June! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/05/202356 minutes 44 seconds
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RAY PARLOUR | Open Goal Meets... Arsenal Legend!

We've got an absolute cracker for you this week as Si Ferry and Slaney sit down with a Bucket List guest in the form of Arsenal Legend, Ray Parlour!The Romford Pele chats to us about the highs and lows of his career while sharing some of his funniest stories from his days at Arsenal and hanging about with the likes of his TalkSport co-host, Alan Brazil! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/05/20231 hour 53 minutes 29 seconds
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SLANEY & ANDY RETURN! DONS BEAT RANGERS & CELTIC 1 GAME FROM LEAGUE | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The full squad are back! Slaney and Andy Halliday return with Si and Kev as they discuss an eventful weekend in the SPFL Scottish Premiership as there was big movement in the race for the title and top 6 was finally decided as we enter the split! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/04/20231 hour 8 minutes 15 seconds
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MARVIN BARTLEY | Open Goal Meets… Glen’s Vodka SPFL League 1 MOTM

One of our most popular guests is back on the show as former Hibs & Livi player and current Queen Of The South Gaffer, Marvin Bartley gets a chat with Si Ferry! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/04/202343 minutes 25 seconds
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MAURICE ROSS | Open Goal FC Podcast

Maurice Ross joins Si Ferry and Kev for the show today as he discusses management at Cowdenbeath as well as stories from his experiences across the leagues and abroad! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/04/20231 hour 8 minutes 37 seconds
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CELTIC BLITZ KILLIE, HIBS BEAT HEARTS & TOP 6 TO BE DECIDED! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Si Ferry, Kev Kyle, Scott Allan & Derek Ferguson discuss the latest news coming out of the weekend’s games from the SPFL! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/04/202351 minutes 50 seconds
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CELTIC NEAR TITLE AFTER BEATING RANGERS & HEARTS SACK NEILSON! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a big show this week as the lads review Celtic's 3-2 win over Rangers on Saturday which sees them edge closer to the title as well as discuss the massive breaking news coming out of Tynecastle that Hearts have parted company with Manager, Robbie Neilson! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/04/20231 hour 2 minutes 54 seconds
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WILL THE SPFL TITLE RACE BE DECIDED THIS WEEKEND? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Si Ferry, Slaney, Kevin Kyle and Kenny Miller look back on the week's latest talking points as well as look ahead to the crunch clash between Celtic and Rangers which could have a definitive say on this season's title race? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/04/20231 hour 13 minutes 36 seconds
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THE REAL STORY ABOUT OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL | w/ Simon Ferry, Kirk Broadfoot, Paul Slane & Kevin Kyle

After our announcement last week that Simon Ferry will be stepping down from his role as Manager and the partnership between Open Goal and Broomhill FC will come to a conclusion at the end of the 2022/23 season, we explain the background and reality of arrangement, Simon's reasons for leaving, the health of the club going forward and the situation with the playing squad. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/03/202345 minutes 15 seconds
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SI FERRY ON LIVERPOOL V CELTIC LEGENDS MATCH, SCOTLAND & SOCCER AM | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The Keeping The Ball On The Ground team discuss Scotland's Euro 2024 Qualification campaign, Si tells us a few brilliant stories from the Liverpool vs Celtic Legends match and the panel discuss the recent news about Soccer AM and their memories of appearing on it! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/03/202354 minutes 7 seconds
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FANS LOCKED OUT OF CELTIC PARK & IBROX + WAS THAT VAR'S WORST WEEK? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Loads to talk about this week with the top team of Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kevin Kyle! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/03/20231 hour 1 minute 15 seconds
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CELTIC & RANGERS TO PLAY EACH OTHER AT HAMPDEN AGAIN! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Kenny Miller joins the lads again as we look back on a big weekend of Scottish Cup action which has set the stage for a lower league side to reach the final as well as see Celtic and Rangers clash once more at Hampden in the Semi-Finals! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/03/20231 hour 24 minutes 55 seconds
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MOTHERWELL MANAGER STUART KETTLEWELL | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL February MOTM

Si Ferry and Slaney sit down with Glen's Vodka Manager of the Month, Stuart Kettlewell as we discuss the remarkable impact he's had at Motherwell within his first 4 weeks in the job which saw him go undefeated and win the Manager of the Month award already! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/03/202341 minutes 18 seconds
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KELTY HEARTS' MICHAEL TIDSER & TAM O'WARE GUEST ON THE SHOW! | Open Goal FC Podcast

We've got a belter of a podcast for you today as we're joined by Kelty Hearts players Michael Tidser and Tam O'Ware as they share some great stories from their careers in football and the lower leagues! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/20231 hour 11 minutes 35 seconds
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IS RANGERS CRITICISM OVER THE TOP? + GOODWIN HIT WITH COIN | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The top team of Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kevin Kyle discuss the latest news coming out of Scottish Football this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/03/20231 hour 3 minutes 46 seconds
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CELTIC BEAT RANGERS TO WIN LEAGUE CUP FINAL! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kevin Kyle review Sunday's cup final clash between Celtic and Rangers at Hampden as well as discuss the situation at Dundee United with them letting Manager Liam Fox go after a damaging 4-0 loss to relegation rivals Ross County. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/02/20231 hour 1 minute 46 seconds
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OWEN COYLE | Open Goal Meets… Queens Park Gaffer & Glen’s Vodka SPFL DECEMBER MOTM

We’ve got a cracker for you today as Si Ferry & Slaney grab a chat with Open Goal favourite & high-flying Queens Park Manager, Owen Coyle after he won the Glen’s Vodka SPFL Championship December Manager Of The Month!He discusses the fantastic season his Queens Park side are currently having plus looks back on key moments and funny stories from his coaching career at St Johnstone, Burnley, Bolton and his time in the MLS & India! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/02/20231 hour 16 minutes 26 seconds
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OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL PLAYERS MATT McDONALD & AIDEN McLAUGHLIN ARE ON THE SHOW! | Open Goal FC Podcast

This week we’re joined by midfield duo and star performers Matty McDonald and Aiden McLaughlin as they give us an insight into life at Open Goal Broomhill. Under 20s Manager Robbie Halliday is also back to give us an update on how his high-flying side are getting on! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/20231 hour 11 seconds
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WILL CELTIC OR RANGERS WIN THE VIAPLAY LEAGUE CUP THIS WEEKEND? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a MASSIVE weekend coming up as Celtic take on Rangers in a winner-takes-all Cup Final at Hampden. The boys discuss their thoughts on the game as well as look at the ongoing relegation battle as well Hibs' up-turn in form as they look to put pressure on rivals Hearts in 3rd. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/02/20231 hour 14 minutes 50 seconds
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IT'S BACK! SPFL FANS DEBATE GETS HEATED! | Round 2 of Open Goal Glen's Vodka SPFL MOTM Fan Forum

The fans are back! We're delighted to bring you our 2nd instalment of the our Live Fan Forum which brings together supporters of clubs around the SPFL Premiership with our Open Goal panel made up of Si Ferry, Paul Slane, Andy Halliday & Kevin Kyle as they debate the performances of their teams and Gaffers since the return from the World Cup! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/02/20231 hour 20 minutes 13 seconds
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ARE GAMES RUNNING OUT FOR RANGERS TO CATCH CELTIC & WHO'S NEXT FOR MOTHERWELL? | Right In The Coupon

Si, Slaney, Faddy and Derek Ferguson preview the weekend's action coming up in the SPFL Scottish Premiership. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/20231 hour 18 minutes 48 seconds
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DAVID MARTINDALE | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL November Manager Of The Month !

Si and Slaney reunite with Livingston Boss David Martindale to discuss the man himself and Livingston's season after being awarded the Glen's Vodka Manager Of The Month for November! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/02/202350 minutes 54 seconds
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SLANEY & KEV KYLE'S EX-TEAMMATE & GOALIE DAVID HUTTON IS ON THE SHOW! | Open Goal FC Podcast

Slaney and Kev catch-up with an old teammate and a man who has been the protagonist of many a story on Open Goal, "The Monk" goalkeeper, David Hutton! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/20231 hour 4 minutes 13 seconds
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THE LEGEND KAL NAISMITH RETURNS TO THE SHOW! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We've got a treat for you this week as one of our most popular guests, Kal Naismith returns to the show! The former Rangers player catches up with the lads in another hysterical podcast with the Bristol City defender! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/02/20231 hour 30 minutes 43 seconds
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ABERDEEN SHAMBLES AS GOODWIN IS SACKED AFTER 6-0 HIBS LOSS! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The top team are back for another week of discussion and nonsense as we look at the ongoing struggles at Pittodrie as well as analysing the closing stages of the January Transfer Window. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/01/20231 hour 36 minutes 4 seconds
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DARVEL MANAGER MICK KENNEDY JOINS US TO REVIEW HISTORIC ABERDEEN WIN! | Open Goal FC Podcast

Man of the moment Mick Kennedy joins us to chat through one of the biggest shocks in Scottish Cup history as his Darvel side defeated Scottish Premiership's Aberdeen! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/20231 hour 18 minutes 6 seconds
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CELTIC'S JURANOVIC GONE & HOW MUCH TROUBLE ARE ABERDEEN & HIBS IN!? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was a dramatic weekend of Scottish Cup action that could see a major shake-up within some of the county's biggest clubs! The lads discuss the drama as well as the other main talking points in Scotland this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/01/20231 hour 2 minutes 22 seconds
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CELTIC TO FACE RANGERS IN LEAGUE CUP FINAL! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was an exciting weekend of League Cup Semi-Final action with plenty of talking point and controversies for the lads to mull over this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/01/20231 hour 8 minutes 58 seconds
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THE CLUB PODCAST IS BACK! | Open Goal FC Podcast w/ Left-back Ryan Conroy & Goalie Coach Jim Low

We're delighted to announce the return of the Open Goal FC Podcast for its 1st show of 2023 and we're even more buzzing to have 2 guests from the 1st team set up in the form of former Celtic and Dundee defender, Ryan Conroy and Open Goal Broomhill FC Goalie coach, Jim Low! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/01/202354 minutes 39 seconds
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TODD CANTWELL & TOM DAVIES ON THEIR WAY TO RANGERS? | Keeping The Ball On the Ground

The lads discuss the weekend's top stories and look at some of the latest transfer speculation as we reach the midway point of the January Transfer Window. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/01/20231 hour 3 minutes 16 seconds
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KYOGO SCORES LATE VS RANGERS & HEARTS BEAT HIBS IN DERBY | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It’s a new year and the full team return to look back on a big day in the Scottish Premiership on Monday as rivals Celtic & Rangers & Hearts & Hibs faced off in New Year Derbies! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/01/20231 hour 9 minutes 56 seconds
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RANGERS SNATCH INCREDIBLE LATE WIN & SHOULD ABADA'S GOAL FOR CELTIC HAVE STOOD? |Right In The Coupon

Si, Slaney, Faddy and Derek discuss the drama from this week's midweek games in the SPFL Scottish Premiership. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/20221 hour 15 minutes 56 seconds
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SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP IS BACK! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The domestic scene has returned as the lads discuss the latest news coming out of SPFL Premiership upon its return following the World Cup break! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/12/202238 minutes 55 seconds
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GREG HEMPHILL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! | Open Goal Meets... Still Game & Chewin The Fat Comedy Legend

We've got a Christmas Cracker for you this week as we're delighted to be joined by Still Game, Chewin The Fat and overall Scottish Comedy Legend, Greg Hemphill!We chat football, Greg's career and his new Whisky venture with his comedy partner and former Open Goal guest, Ford Kiernan! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/202259 minutes 13 seconds
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WILL MESSI FINALLY WIN THE WORLD CUP ON SUNDAY? Winter Football Podcast w/ Irn-Bru Episode 6

The stage is set! Will Messi finally complete the fairytale and claim his first ever World Cup or will Frane make history and become the only Nation to ever retain the trophy? The lads discuss all! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/202254 minutes 36 seconds
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ANDY HALLIDAY GIVES BEALE INSIGHT AHEAD OF SPFL RETURN | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Scottish Football is back! The lads preview the 2nd half of the Scottish Premiership season. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/12/202245 minutes 2 seconds
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CAN ENGLAND HANDLE MBAPPE & ARE PORTUGAL BETTER WITHOUT RONALDO? | Winter Football Show Episode 5

We're into the Quarter-Finals and the lads discuss the latest news and bizarre incidents that have came out of Qatar in the last few days. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/202251 minutes 56 seconds
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MARTIN O'NEILL | Si Ferry Meets... Former Celtic Manager

We've got a cracker for you this week as Si Ferry sits down with the man who was the Manager at Celtic when he signed as a youth player, club legends Martin O'Neill! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/12/202241 minutes 54 seconds
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JASON CUMMINGS TO FACE MESSI IN WORLD CUP LAST 16! | Winter Football Show Episode 4

We're getting into the knockout stage of the World Cup as the boys discuss the latest news coming out of Qatar! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/202252 minutes 24 seconds
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JAMES MCFADDEN | Winter Football Podcast Episode 3

James McFadden joins the lads as we review the first week of the World Cup in Qatar with D-Day looming for those looking to qualify out of the group stages! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/11/202258 minutes 46 seconds
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DAVID MARTINDALE | Winter Football Podcast Episode 2

We're absolutely buzzing to finally get the legend that is Livingston gaffer David Martindale on the show! And it's as good as you'd hope it would be! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/11/20221 hour 29 minutes 49 seconds
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FATHER & SON LEWIS FERGUSON & DEREK FERGUSON! | Winter Football Podcast Episode 1

We're buzzing to kick-off the 1st episode of our Winter Football Podcast in association with Irn-Bru with Scottish Football's greatest ever father/son combo - Bologna & Scotland midfielder Lewis Ferguson and his Dad, Derek Ferguson! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/11/20221 hour 34 minutes 24 seconds
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A SCOTTISH TAKE ON WORLD CUP 2022 w/ Si Ferry, James McFadden, Slaney & Kev Kyle | Preview Podcast

Scotland unfortunately aren't in attendance but the lads give their view ahead of the World Cup taking place in Qatar next week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/20221 hour 6 minutes 34 seconds
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WILL VAN BRONCKHORST SURVIVE WORLD CUP BREAK? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The mid-season World Cup break has arrived so the lads look back and review the season so far with Special Guest, former Celtic, Hibs & Aberdeen player, Dylan McGeouch. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/11/20221 hour 20 minutes 41 seconds
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OPEN GOAL SPFL FANS FORUM SPECIAL! | Si Ferry, Andy Halliday, James McFadden & Slaney Fan Debate

In association with Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager of the Month Awards, we're delighted to bring you Open Goal's first ever fans forum where we invite fans of each club to question and debate with our very own Si Ferry, Andy Halliday, Slaney and James McFadden on their club and Managers' performance so far this season as we reach the mid-season World Cup break! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/11/20221 hour 48 minutes 15 seconds
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KYLE HUTTON IS ON CLUB PODCAST WITH EX-RANGERS TEAMMATE KIRK BROADFOOT | Open Goal FC Podcast

Former Rangers midfielder Kyle Hutton joins us this week as he discusses his time in the lower leagues with clubs such as East Kilbride, Cowdenbeath, Dunfermline, Dumbarton, Queen Of The South & current club Forfar! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/20221 hour 5 minutes 13 seconds
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RANGERS FALL 7 POINTS BEHIND CELTIC WITH WORLD CUP BREAK APPROACHING| Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's been a bad week for Rangers as they suffered a defeat to St Johnstone which sees them fall 7 points behind Celtic with the World Cup break approaching. The boys discuss the current situation at Ibrox as well as the rest of the news coming out of Scottish Football this weekend. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/11/20221 hour 12 minutes 12 seconds
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SLANEY, BROADFOOT & ROBBIE HALLIDAY ON A BIG WEEK FOR OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL FC! | Open Goal FC Podcast

Slaney, Kirk Broadfoot and Robbie Halliday discuss the latest news coming out of Open Goal Broomhill FC as they prepare to take on Celtic B this weekend! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/11/20221 hour 6 minutes 14 seconds
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ANDY HALLIDAY SCORES 2 WINNING GOALS IN A WEEK FOR HEARTS! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday & Kev Kyle review the biggest talking points from the weekend’s football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/11/20221 hour 6 minutes 6 seconds
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MANAGER SI FERRY & COACHING STAFF REACT TO SCOTTISH CUP WIN & BUCKIE TRIP | Open Goal FC Podcast

We've got a bumper line up for the club podcast this week as Si Ferry is joined by his FULL coaching staff as they look back on our triumphant victory over Buckie Thistle which sends us into the 3rd Round of the Scottish Cup. They also discuss the highlights and funniest moments from their overnight stay up north at the team hotel. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/202239 minutes 58 seconds
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CONTROVERSIAL START FOR VAR IN SPFL & IS THERE PRESSURE ON GIO? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kev Kyle look over the weekend's action which saw VAR make a controversial debut in Scottish Football! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/20221 hour 22 minutes 50 seconds
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GEOFF SHREEVES | Open Goal Meets... Legendary Sky Sports Touchline Reporter!

This week we're delighted to have legendary Sky Sports reporter, Geoff Shreeves sitting down with Si Ferry and Slaney to discuss some amazing stories from his 30-year career at the top of sports broadcasting! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/10/20221 hour 3 minutes 26 seconds
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BROTHERS ANDY HALLIDAY & ROBBIE DISCUSS COACHING TOGETHER AT OG BROOMHILL | Open Goal FC Podcast

Coaching duo and brothers Andy & Robbie Halliday are on the show to discuss how they've been getting on as Gaffers of the Open Goal Broomhill Under 20s with Slaney, Kev Kyle and Derek Lyle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/20221 hour 5 minutes 7 seconds
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DYLAN MCGEOUCH | Ex Celtic, Hibs, Aberdeen & Sunderland Player is on Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We have a fantastic show for you this week as former Celtic, Hibs, Aberdeen and Sunderland player Dylan McGeouch joins Si, Slaney and Kev to talk football and discuss some great stories from his career so far! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/10/20222 hours 2 minutes 10 seconds
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FORMER CELTIC LEFT-BACK RYAN CONROY & EX-HIBS AIDEN McLAUGHLIN JOIN US! | Open Goal FC Podcast

2 of the Open Goal Broomhill squad join us for the show this week as former Celtic, Dundee & Peterhead left-back Ryan Conroy & ex-Hibs youth Aiden McLaughlin talk all things Open Goal Broomhill and their careers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/20221 hour 14 minutes 3 seconds
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HAALAND COMING TO SCOTLAND!

Si Ferry, Slaney, Kev Kyle & Kirk Broadfoot discuss all the latest news coming out of Scottish Football! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/20221 hour 19 minutes 35 seconds
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HILARIOUS CHAT WITH CAPTAIN GARY FRASER, ALAN COOK, SLANEY, KEV & ROBBIE | Open Goal FC Podcast

The skipper, Gary Fraser joins us this week alongside left-mid, turned left-back, turned centre-half for Open Goal Broomhill FC, Alan Cook! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/202256 minutes 10 seconds
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BRITAIN'S YOUNGEST MANAGER: RHYS McCABE | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager Of The Month

Si and Slaney sit down with Glen's Vodka SPFL League 1 Manager of the Month for August and Airdrie Gaffer, Rhys McCabe!Rhys is Britain's youngest Manager in the professional leagues after being appointed the Manage of Airdrie at the age of only 29. He talks us through what life has been like since getting the job and delves back into his career including a rollercoaster time at Rangers when breaking through into the 1st team during the club's administration back in 2012. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/10/202254 minutes 8 seconds
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CAN CELTIC & RANGERS QUALIFY FOR LAST 16 OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a big week for Scottish Football in Europe as Rangers travel to Anfield to take on Premier League giants Liverpool, while Celtic travel to take on Leipzig and Hearts welcome Serie A side, Fiorentina to Tynecastle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/10/20221 hour 34 minutes 41 seconds
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RYAN STEVENSON ON LOWER LEAGUE STORIES & OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL UNBEATEN IN 6! | Open Goal FC Podcast

Former Hearts midfielder and current Glenafton Athletic Gaffer, Ryan Stevenson joins the lads for an entertaining chat this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/20221 hour 18 minutes 36 seconds
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KENNY MILLER, SI, SLANEY, HALLIDAY ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS + SCOTLAND | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Kenny Miller joins us to answer YOUR questions from the YouTube comments as well as review Scotland's exciting international break with Steve Clarke's side picking up wins over Ukraine and Ireland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/09/20221 hour 36 minutes 39 seconds
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SLANEY & THE BOYS REACT TO SCOTTISH CUP 1ST ROUND VICTORY | Open Goal FC Podcast

This week Slaney is joined by Open Goal Broomhill & former Aberdeen & Livingston Centre-Mid, Kieran Gibbons as well as Assistant Manager, Derek Lyle, Under 20s Manager Robbie Halliday and Kevin Kyle as they look back on an incredible night last Friday as the team qualified for the 2nd round of the Scottish Cup under the lights vs Brora Rangers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/09/20221 hour 20 minutes 59 seconds
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ST MIRREN SHOCK CELTIC BEATING THEM 2-0 | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The lads discuss the latest news coming out of the SPFL Premiership results from the weekend. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/09/20221 hour 13 minutes 36 seconds
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THE GAFFER SI FERRY ON THE SHOW FOR SCOTTISH CUP SPECIAL | Open Goal FC Podcast

It's a big week for Open Goal Broomhill FC as we participate in the 1st Round of the Scottish Cup... so we've brought out the big guns from the team with the Gaffer Si Ferry, Player/Coach Derek Lyle and centre-half Kirk Broadfoot joining Slaney and Kev this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/20221 hour 1 minute 14 seconds
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WILL CELTIC & RANGERS BOUNCE BACK IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a big week for Scottish Football as Celtic, Rangers & Hearts are back in action in Europe. We also answer your YouTube questions! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/09/20221 hour 5 minutes 11 seconds
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SLANEY, BROADFOOT, BROQUE WATSON & KEV REACT TO BEHIND THE SCENES DOCUMENTARY | Open Goal FC Podcast

Open Goal Broomhill FC's Number 10 Broque Watson joins Slaney, Kev and Kirk Broadfoot this week as the former Celtic & Motherwell youth kid tells us a bit more about himself and discusses life under Manager Si Ferry since joining the club in the Summer. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/202245 minutes 28 seconds
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CELTIC BEAT RANGERS 4-0 TO GO 5 POINTS CLEAR | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Celtic blew Rangers away in the first game of the season between the two with the lads reviewing the main talking points from the game and assessing what it means for the SPFL Premiership title race. The boys also chat about the other results coming out of the league at the weekend and answer your YouTube comment questions again! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/20221 hour 27 minutes 8 seconds
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SLANEY MAKES HIS DEBUT, 2 WINS & FRANK MCAVENNIE ON LOWER LEAGUE DAYS! | Open Goal FC Podcast

Loads to discuss on The Open Goal FC Podcast this week as we reflect on Slaney completing his comeback and making his Open Goal Broomhill debut on Saturday as well as 2 victories and Frank McAvennie joins us as he shares his stories on his lower league football days! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/202249 minutes 12 seconds
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CELTIC VS RANGERS PREVIEW WITH JAMES MCFADDEN & SCOTT ALLAN | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

There's been a big shake-up to the lineup this week as Si Ferry is joined by Scotland legend, James McFadden as well as former Celtic, Hibs & Dundee United playmaker, Scott Allan to discuss the latest news coming out of Scottish Football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/08/20221 hour 8 minutes 51 seconds
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OPEN GOAL MEETS... ANGE POSTECOGLOU! | GLEN'S VODKA SPFL MANAGER OF THE SEASON!

Celtic Manager, Ange Postecoglou returns to the show for a 3rd time as Si and Slaney catch-up with the Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager of the Season!They chat about Champions League, player recruitment, summer holidays, starting off as a part-time Manager and much more! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/08/202233 minutes 8 seconds
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1-0 CUP DEFEAT TO GLENROTHES + DEREK FERGUSON LOWER LEAGUE STORIES | Open Goal FC Podcas

Open Goal favourite Derek Ferguson joins the Slaney, Derek Lyle & Robbie Halliday this week as they reflect on a disappointing cup defeat to Glenrothes at the weekend and our guest Derek shares his own stories from his time in lower league and junior football in Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/202249 minutes 39 seconds
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CELTIC 2 POINTS CLEAR AT TOP AFTER 9-MAN RANGERS DRAW WITH HIBS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was an eventful weekend in Scottish Football as Si, Slaney, Andy and Kev look back on all the action as well as discuss a big week in Europe for Rangers, Hearts and Celtic! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/08/20221 hour 22 minutes 5 seconds
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ARSENAL DOCUMENTARY REVIEW, FADDY'S RELEGATION BATTLE W/ LEEDS & BELLAMY | How The Other Half Live Podcast

Si Ferry, James McFadden & Aiden Mcgeady are back for episode 2 as they give their take from north of the border on the latest news coming out of the Premier League. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/08/20221 hour 9 minutes 49 seconds
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SNODGRASS PRANKIE STORIES & REACTION TO 4-0 DEFEAT | Open Goal FC Podcast

Former teammate of Slaney & Kev Kyle at Ayr & Clyde, Scotty McLaughlin joins the show this week as he shares some of his funniest stories from his time in the game and the lowers leagues. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/20221 hour 14 minutes 39 seconds
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WHO ON THE SHOW DOESN'T THINK JOTA'S THE BEST IN SCOTLAND? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Join Si, Slaney, Andy & Kev as they discuss the latest stories coming out of Scottish Football this week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/08/20221 hour 20 minutes 23 seconds
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HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVE IS BACK w/ AIDEN McGEADY, JAMES MCFADDEN & SI FERRY! Open Goal's Premier League Podcast

Open Goal's 'How The Other Half Live' Podcast is back with a new line-up as former Premier League players Aiden McGeady and James McFadden join Si Ferry to provide some perspective from North of the Border on the most talked about league in the world as they delve into their own experiences while reacting to the latest news coming out of the league! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/08/20221 hour 17 minutes 29 seconds
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3-2 COMEBACK WIN AFTER GOING 2-0 DOWN + U20s GAFFER ROBBIE HALLIDAY GUESTS | Open Goal FC Podcast

This week our panel consists of Slaney, scorer of the weekend's winning goal Derek Lyle, Open Goal Broomhill's Under 20s Manager, Robbie Halliday and Kevin Kyle. They look back on the team's stunning comeback from against Berwick Rangers and share some classic stories on shambolic training sessions, fighting with fans at Junior grounds and players having toilet emergencies during the games! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/08/20221 hour 12 minutes 49 seconds
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MESSY FOOTBALLER NIGHTS OUT & DRAMATIC LATE SCENES IN EDINBURGH | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Catch-up with the lads as they talk through all the latest stories coming out of Scottish Football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/08/20221 hour 26 minutes 51 seconds
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KEVIN THOMSON ON LEAVING KELTY, GERRARD & SPFL MANAGER OF THE SEASON AWARD | Open Goal Meets...

Glen's Vodka Manager of the Season, Kevin Thomson is back on the show as Si and Slaney catch up with him on his decision to leave Kelty Hearts despite guiding them to the League 2 title, his plans for the future, going down to Aston Villa to meet Steven Gerrard and what Manager he thinks is set to have a big season in the SPFL. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/08/202244 minutes 55 seconds
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UNBELIEVABLE FOOTBALL DRESSING ROOM STORIES FROM KIRK BROADFOOT & DEREK LYLE | Open Goal FC Podcast

Slaney, Kirk Broadfoot, Derek Lyle & Kevin Kyle look back on Open Goal Broomhill's last 2 defeats as well share some amazing dressing room stories from their career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/202246 minutes 33 seconds
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RANGERS FACE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TEST & MOTHERWELL SACK ALEXANDER | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The lads look back over the opening weekend of SPFL Premiership action as well as discuss Rangers' hopes of qualification for the Champions League and Motherwell's very early decision to sack Graham Alexander after their disappointing European defeat to Sligo Rovers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/08/20221 hour 6 minutes 26 seconds
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KIRK BROADFOOT & SLANEY ON SIGNING FOR OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL | Open Goal FC Podcast

Kirk Broadfoot joins Slaney, Kev and Lewis Irons to talk over Open Goal Broomhill's opening 2 victories of the season and discuss the story behind signing for Si Ferry's team as well as his own career and experiences in the lower leagues of Scotland and England. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/202251 minutes 23 seconds
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2022/23 SPFL SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP PREVIEW! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's been a long summer but the top team of Scottish Football are back as Si Ferry, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kev Kyle look ahead to what's set to be a massive season for the SPFL Premiership!Will Celtic or Rangers win the league? Will Andy's Hearts be able to top last season's finish? Can Aberdeen and Hibs recover from last season's disastrous campaigns? AND who will surprise us and who will be in danger of the drop. Find out what the boys think in this week's episode. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/07/20221 hour 27 minutes 12 seconds
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NEW OPEN GOAL FC PODCAST! | Si Ferry, Slaney & Kev Kyle Countdown to 1st Game vs Spartans!

The time has nearly arrived as Si Ferry's Open Goal Broomhill FC are set to play their first game of the league season against Spartans at Broadwood Stadium. This brand new podcast brings an insight into the dressing room as Si Ferry discusses how the last few weeks have been since being appointed Manager and looking ahead to the exciting journey his team are about to embark on this season. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/202242 minutes 31 seconds
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SI FERRY MEETS... SAINT PHNX @ TRNSMT

It's TRNSMT week and we're delighted to be joined by Scottish band Saint Phnx as they are set to play at the King Tut's stage at the festival this year. We chat music, football, Rangers and touring with Lewis Capaldi among many other topics! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/202242 minutes 10 seconds
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SI FERRY'S 1ST INTERVIEW AS OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL FC MANAGER!

Si Ferry sits down with Open Goal for his first interview since being announced as the new Manager of Open Goal Broomhill FC! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/06/202212 minutes 55 seconds
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SCOTTISH FOOTBALL END OF SEASON REVIEW! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Derek has returned to tell us all about his travels to Seville as well as join the lads to review the 2022/23 Scottish Football season as a whole as we pick out the key moments from the last year in a season that had it all! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/05/20221 hour 23 minutes 18 seconds
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RANGERS LOSE EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL ON PENS TO FRANKFURT | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was heartbreak in #Seville for #Rangers on Wednesday night as they came agonisingly close to Europa League glory only to beaten on penalties by #Frankfurt. The lads look back on the key moments of the game and look ahead to Saturday's #ScottishCup Final as the #Ibrox club must pick themselves up to face Open Goal's, Andy Halliday's #Hearts. Hosted
20/05/202233 minutes 50 seconds
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CHARLIE MULGREW BACK ON THE SHOW! Europa Final & Season Review | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Charlie Mulgrew make a long-awaited return to the podcast as he joins the lads to preview Rangers' massive game in the Europa League Final in Seville and of course share a few hilarious stories from his career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/05/20221 hour 7 minutes 26 seconds
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DEREK McINNES | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL MOTM & Kilmarnock Manager

We've got an amazing interview for you this week as Kilmarnock Manager, Derek McInnes joins Si and Slaney to talk through this season's promotion back to the Premiership as well as share a variety of brilliant stories from his career as a Gaffer at Aberdeen and St Johnstone plus his playing days at Rangers and Dundee United. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/05/20221 hour 24 minutes 7 seconds
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RANGERS IN EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL & OPEN GOAL BROOMHILL FC LAUNCHES! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Rangers have done it! The Ibrox club reached the Europa League Final in Seville after defeating Red Bull Leipzig. The boys react to the historic achievement and assess if they can go all the way and become club legends forever.That wasn't the only historic feat last week as we were delighted to announce a new groundbreaking partnership that takes Simon Ferry into his first job in management and will bring our viewers inside the dressing room... introducing Open Goal Broomhill FC! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/05/20221 hour 13 minutes 53 seconds
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CELTIC ON THE BRINK OF TITLE & CAN RANGERS MAKE EUROPEAN HISTORY? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The boys react to the weekend's huge game between Celtic and Rangers and look ahead to an enormous game at Ibrox with a place in the Europa League Final up for grabs. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/05/20221 hour 18 minutes 23 seconds
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SHOULD ANGE POSTECOGLOU OR DICK CAMPBELL WIN MANAGER OF THE YEAR? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Another manic week to discuss in Scottish Football with the nation's top football podcast team! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/04/20221 hour 18 minutes 20 seconds
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RANGERS KNOCK-OUT CELTIC & HALLIDAY'S HEARTS ARE HEADING TO FINAL! Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's not every weekend one of our panelists makes it to a Scottish Cup Final! Andy Halliday reacts to his Hearts team's victory over arch-rivals Hibs at the weekend as they'll take on his former club Rangers after they beat Celtic in Extra-Time on Sunday! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/04/20221 hour 21 minutes 38 seconds
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ANDY HALLIDAY ON SCORING A DOUBLE IN EDINBURGH DERBY WIN | Keepin The Ball On The Ground

It was a MEGA weekend in the SPFL Scottish Premiership as our very own Andy Halliday was the hero at Tynecastle on Saturday as he scored two goals against arch-rivals Hibs in a 3-1 win in the Edinburgh Derby.The manic race for the Top 6 was finally settled as the boys review all of the fallout from Motherwell and Ross County claiming the last spots and they also look ahead to the massive Scottish Cup semi-final ties at Hampden this weekend as Celtic take on Rangers and Hibs face Hearts again. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/04/20221 hour 8 minutes 57 seconds
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HAVE CELTIC ENDED THE TITLE RACE AFTER THEY BEAT RANGERS AT IBROX? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Will Celtic's victory over Rangers on Sunday be the defining day of this season's title race as they go 6 points clear with 6 games to go in the SPFL Premiership? The lads also ponder if there is no hope left for Dundee at the bottom and preview the manic race for top 6 as we go into the final game before the split! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/04/20221 hour 7 minutes 9 seconds
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COULD RANGERS VS CELTIC FINISH THE TITLE RACE ON SUNDAY? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a huge week for the title race as Champions Rangers welcome Celtic to Ibrox for a top of the table clash that could have major ramifications for this season's title race!The boys give their thoughts on the pivotal game and who they think will come out on top. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/03/20221 hour 15 minutes
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JAMES McPAKE ON DUNDEE EXIT, HIBS & PLAYING WITH ANDY HALLIDAY! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week we're delighted to be joined by former Dundee Manager and ex-Hibs captain, James McPake!He talks us through his recent departure from Dens Park as well as getting in amongst the chat on Celtic & Rangers' title race going to the wire, Rangers' Europa League draw vs Braga, the tight race for 4th and the relegation battle at the bottom! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/20221 hour 30 minutes 7 seconds
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CAN RANGERS WIN THE EUROPA LEAGUE?? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Rangers take a commanding lead to Red Star after battering the Belgrade side 3-0 in first leg at Ibrox last week. As their amazing European form continues, we beg the question... can Rangers go all the way?After a bumper-draw last week which has pitched 2 derbies in the Semi-Finals between the Glasgow and Edinburgh sides, we review the weekend's Scottish Cup games as well as discuss the crazy situation going on at Chelsea at the moment. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/20221 hour 12 minutes 32 seconds
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ANGE POSTECOGLOU IS BACK ON THE SHOW! | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka February MOTM

Following their previous hit interview, Si and Slaney are back in company with Celtic Manager, Ange Postecoglou after he secured the Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager of the Month Award for February!The lads talk with Ange about the success of the last month, his first experience of a Rangers game at Celtic Park, winning his first trophy, Alan Brazil's pre-season comments about him and going back home to Australia with the team later in the year. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/202234 minutes 56 seconds
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WHO IS GOING TO WIN THE SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP - CELTIC OR RANGERS? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The Scottish Premiership title race is heating up as we get into the last 8 games of the season. The boys discuss the current standings and who they think will prevail in the end with a place in the Champions League at stake. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/20221 hour 7 minutes 36 seconds
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PAUL HARTLEY | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL League 1 Manager of the Month

This week we're joined by the Glen's Vodka SPFL League 1 Manager of the Month and Si Ferry's old gaffer, Paul Hartley!We discuss how things are going for Paul at Cove Rangers this season as they close-in on promotion to the Championship as well as chat about his past managerial jobs and playing days. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/03/202249 minutes 44 seconds
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RANGERS MISS CHANCE TO CLOSE GAP ON CELTIC AFTER DORTMUND TRIUMPH | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a fully fit squad on the podcast this week as the boys chat about the latest talking points including BOTH Celtic and Rangers dropping points in the title race this weekend and another seriously damaging result for Dundee in their battle to avoid the drop. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/03/20221 hour 18 seconds
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LEWIS MACLEOD | Former Rangers Midfielder Joins Us On Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week, we're delighted to be joined by a special guest with former Rangers midfielder, Lewis MacLeod making his debut appearance on the show!Lewis chats candidly about his career so far which has been paused temporarily due to injury. He discusses coming through the youth ranks at Ibrox, breaking into the 1st team under Ally McCoist during a tumultuous time at the club and his much talked-about departure from Rangers when he was sold to Brentford for £1 million.The lads also analyse the weekend's action with Celtic extending their lead to 3 points at the top-of-the-league after Rangers dropped points against Dundee United at Tannadice and we discuss the most recent managerial appointments at Aberdeen, Dundee & St Mirren. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/20221 hour 21 minutes 58 seconds
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DOUGIE IMRIE | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka Championship Manager of the Month

It's Manager of the Month time again and this month we're sitting down with January's winner and Greenock Morton gaffer, Dougie Imrie!Dougie talks Si and Slaney through his first couple of months in management as well as sharing a few stories from his career at Hamilton Accies, St Mirren and Inverness working with the likes of Terry Butcher, Alex Neill, Garry O'Connor, Nacho Novo and even Slaney himself! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/02/202240 minutes 25 seconds
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SLANEY DOES SCOTTISH CUP DRAW, KEV ON THE BBC & TRIP TO PETERHEAD | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Fresh from our away day trip up to Peterhead yesterday, the lads look back on Monday's events from the long journey up with the Scottish Cup to the matchday experience and Kev and Slaney's TV appearances on the BBC.We also discuss the big talking points from the last few days including Stephen Glass' departure from Aberdeen as well as Barry Ferguson's resignation from Alloa. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/02/202259 minutes 56 seconds
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ARE CELTIC LOOKING 'UNSTOPPABLE' NOW? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The tide has turned in the title race as Celtic now lead the way at the top of the Scottish Premiership. Joined by former Rangers midfielder Derek Ferguson, the lads discuss how they see the title race panning out after both sides blasted their opponents away at the weekend.We also discuss Dundee's struggles after another bad defeat ahead of Si's Peterhead taking them on in the Scottish Cup next week. We also chat about Roy Keane's potential return to management and debate whether he can still be a success among a modern day dressing room. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/20221 hour 18 minutes 57 seconds
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AARON RAMSEY SIGNS FOR RANGERS AHEAD OF CELTIC GAME! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

What a week we have in store in Scottish Football! After the mega-signing of Juventus' Aaron Ramsey at Rangers, we've got not one, not two but THREE derbies in the SPFL's midweek card!The lads preview all three and discuss the significance of the potential result that comes out of the Celtic vs Rangers game as the Parkhead club now have an opportunity to overtake Rangers at the top of the league. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/02/20221 hour 3 minutes 1 second
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ARIBO BACK FOR GERS, SI & HALLIDAY CUP STORIES & ST JOHNSTONE MISERY| Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was a fantastic weekend of entertainment in the 4th Round of the Scottish Cup at the weekend involving BOTH our boys, Si Ferry & Andy Halliday. The boys catch-up on the events of the weekend including a Giant Killing for Kevin Thomson's Kelty Hearts against St Mirren and plenty of pelters off fans for Si and Andy!The lads also discuss the latest talking points from the week including the mixed news for Rangers regarding the impending return of Joe Aribo from The African Cup of Nations but the big loss of striker Alfredo Morelos for next week's Celtic vs Rangers game. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/20221 hour 8 minutes 31 seconds
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GARY MACKAY-STEVEN CONFRONTS SI & HALLIDAY ON THURSO BASHING! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's time for the Thurso boys to get their own back as Hearts winger, Gary Mackay-Steven joins us on the show this week to defend his hometown after recent slaggings from the boys on the podcast!We also review Monday and Tuesday's SPFL action, discuss the latest January transfer news, look ahead to the Scottish Cup this weekend and get a few stories from GMS on his career so far. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/01/20221 hour 36 minutes 6 seconds
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FOOTBALL & FANS ARE BACK! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground w/ Scotland International Stuart Findlay

We're back for the first KTBOTG podcast of 2022 and we're buzzing to chat about the return of the Scottish Premiership and fans in grounds across the country!We're also delighted to be joined by Scotland International & Philadelphia Union centre-half Stuart Findlay! We speak to Stuart about life over in America and his career so far at the likes of Celtic, Kilmarnock & Newcastle! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/01/20221 hour 37 minutes 5 seconds
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KEVIN THOMSON | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Scottish League 2 MOTM + Former Rangers & Hibs Midfielder

We're delighted to be kicking off the New Year with a fantastic chat with the man who started it all, Open Goal's first ever guest and November's Glen's Vodka Scottish League 2 Manager of the Month, Kevin Thomson!We discuss his first few months in management with Kelty Hearts as they fly high at the top of League 2 as well as chat about the managerial influences he had in his own playing career with Hibs, Rangers, Middlesbrough & Dundee. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/01/202256 minutes 8 seconds
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JONATHAN WOODGATE | Open Goal Meets... Former Real Madrid, Leeds, Newcastle & Boro Defender!

This week we're buzzing to bring another huge name onto the show as Si and Slaney sit down with one of the best defenders the Premier League has seen, Jonathan Woodgate!He takes us through the highs and lows of his careers in a candid chat about coming through at Leeds during an exciting era in the early 2000s as the competed at the top end of the Premier League and Europe.Following the Leeds' financial troubles, we also discuss Jonathan's move to Newcastle United where he played under Bobby Robson and alongside big characters such as Alan Shearer and Craig Bellamy.And of course, he also discusses the Real Madrid full Real Madrid experience from the surreal nature of the move happening, the teammates, the injury struggles and the debut.An amazing chat with a great guy and brilliant player, make sure you don't miss it! Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noo
22/12/20211 hour 43 minutes 30 seconds
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CELTIC BEAT HIBS TO WIN CUP, MALONEY NEW GAFFER & HYDRO REVIEW! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's been a busy week at Open Goal HQ after another packed show at the Hydro on Thursday night! The boys look back on their highlights from the night and also discuss Sunday's Cup Final between Celtic and Hibs as Ange Postecoglou secured his first trophy as Celtic Manager in only a matter of months.The lads also give their view on Shaun Maloney's appointment as Hibs Manager as well as review the rest of the talking points from this weekend's action. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/20211 hour 16 minutes 41 seconds
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HIBS VS CELTIC FINAL PREVIEW, RANGERS DRAW DORTMUND & HYDRO WEEK! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The boys look ahead to the first cup final of the season as injury ravaged Celtic take on Managerless Hibs at Hampden on Sunday. The boys also discuss Rangers glamour&nbsp;draw against&nbsp;Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League as well as preparations for this week's Hydro show! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/202139 minutes 46 seconds
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ARE RANGERS BETTER UNDER VAN BRONCKHORST THAN GERRARD'S TEAM? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The lads discuss the latest talking points from this week in Scottish Football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/202158 minutes 18 seconds
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CHIPPER IS ON THE SHOW! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground w/ Brian Rice

This week we're delighted to be joined by a man who has been a big favourite on the show for a while, former Hamilton Accies Manager, Brian Rice! We chat through Chipper's time at Hamilton as well as discuss his coaching and playing career which saw him work with the likes of legendary icon, Brian Clough and former England International, Stuart Pearce. We also chat about the latest talking points in football this week including Scotland's draw for the World Cup Play-Offs that will see them take on Ukraine and either Wales or Austria should they progress. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/11/20211 hour 39 minutes 2 seconds
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MARK HATELEY | Open Goal Meets... Former Rangers, England, AC Milan & Monaco Striker

This week we're joined by the Rangers Legend, Mark Hateley! The England international gives us a fascinating insight into his glittering career in the game which saw him play under Bobby Robson with the national team and alongside the likes of Paolo Maldini and Baresi at AC Milan as well as winning the French title with Arsene Wenger at AS Monaco. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/11/20211 hour 33 minutes 48 seconds
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HIBS KNOCK RANGERS OUT OF LEAGUE CUP TO SET UP FINAL w/ CELTIC | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was all action at the weekend as Hibs defeated Rangers in a thrilling tie in the League Cup Semi-Final at Hampden which has set up a Final tie with Celtic after they beat current cup holder St Johnstone on Saturday.The lads also discuss the controversial sending off of Aberdeen's Ojo following an altercation a Dundee United supporter as they provide their own examples of incidents with fans. And of course the huge news coming out of the Premier League at the weekend was the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United boss as the boys give their take on the decision. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/11/20211 hour 4 minutes 54 seconds
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ANGE POSTECOGLOU | Open Goal Meets... Celtic Manager

It's a huge interview this week as Si and Slaney sit-down with Celtic Gaffer, Ange Postecoglou following his win as Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager Of The Month for October!We chat to the Australian about life at Celtic so far, his footballing philosophy as well as exploring the career journey that led him to the East End of Glasgow. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/11/202127 minutes 37 seconds
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VAN BRONCKHORST TO RANGERS & SCOTLAND BEAT DENMARK | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It’s been a manic few days in Scottish Football with the National Team securing play-offs and seeding for the World Cup and Gio Van Bronckhorst looking as though he’ll be returning to Ibrox to become the new Rangers manager to replace Steven Gerrard. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/20211 hour 2 minutes 47 seconds
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GRAHAM ALEXANDER ON MOTHERWELL, SALFORD, CLASS OF 92 & GLEN'S SPFL MOTM AWARD | Open Goal Meets...

We've got a brilliant and insightful chat in store for you this week as we're joined by Glen's Vodka SPFL Manager of the Month for September, Motherwell Gaffer, Graham Alexander!We look back on the Graham's tenure at Fir Park so far before discussing his previous job at Salford City working under the class of 92 and discuss Gary Neville's recent comments on the man himself. We also chat about his playing career highlights and the influential managers he worked under including the late, great Walter Smith, David Moyes, Owen Coyle, Craig Brown and others. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/11/20211 hour 30 minutes 24 seconds
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GERRARD LINKED WITH VILLA & WOULD HOWE HAVE DONE AS WELL AS ANGE? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Former Celtic target Eddie Howe joined Newcastle this week and the boys discuss whether the club ended up better off with their current Boss, Ange Postecoglu. We also address the latest rumours linking Rangers boss Steven Gerrard with another Premier League job after Dean Smith was let go by Aston Villa and also assess Scotland's chances of securing their play-off place for the World Cup ahead of their huge games against Moldova and Denmark. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/20211 hour 36 minutes 26 seconds
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JERMAINE PENNANT | The Incredible Life & Story of Ex Arsenal & Liverpool Winger | Open Goal Meets...

We've got an amazing interview for you this week as former Arsenal, Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham winger Jermaine Pennant tells us his incredible story from growing up in a dangerous area to teenage football stardom to getting jail time in the prime of his career and then recovering to play in a Champions League Final for his boyhood club. This one has it all so make sure you don't miss it! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/11/20211 hour 58 minutes 51 seconds
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MILLER IN FOR HALLIDAY, CELTIC DRAW & KENNY'S WALTER SMITH MEMORIES | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It was a busy weekend of SPFL Premiership action with lots for the boys and returning Special Guest Kenny Miller to chew over including Celtic's dropped points at home to Livingston, Rangers' emphatic win over Motherwell and Stephen Glass turning things&nbsp;around at Aberdeen with a win over 10-man Hearts.Kenny Miller also pays tribute to his former Manager, Walter Smith as he recalls his time with him at Rangers and Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/20211 hour 49 minutes 34 seconds
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KENNY MILLER | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Recorded on Monday 25th October, former Rangers &amp; Scotland striker Kenny Miller joined the boys for the weekly podcast to chat about all things including coaching in Australia, his career and his views on how things are going in Scottish Football at the moment. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/20211 hour 56 minutes 49 seconds
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IAN HOLLOWAY | Open Goal Meets…

Football cult hero, Ian Holloway joins us this week to talk us through the key moments from his career and some of the laughs he's had along the way from starting off with Bristol Rovers to his remarkable Premier League journey with Blackpool!A great chat with a great man! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/10/20211 hour 43 minutes 18 seconds
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HEARTS SNATCH DRAMATIC DRAW AT IBROX & SKY HAVE NO SPFL GAMES ON TV🤯| Keeping The Ball On The Ground

In what was probably the most action-packed weekend of the SPFL Premiership season so far, the boys review the key talking points including Hearts dramatically snatching a late draw against Rangers to maintain their unbeaten run, Tam Courts' Dundee United side obliterating Hibs at Easter Road, Celtic finally clicking into gear against Motherwell and Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass mounting more pressure on himself with another defeat.The boys also chat about football nicknames, Ben White's comments about not liking football and Arsene Wenger's proposal to introduce a World Cup every 2 years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/10/20211 hour 39 minutes 20 seconds
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SCOTLAND 1 STEP CLOSER TO WORLD CUP? | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's been another big week for Scotland as the National Team edges closer to securing a World Cup play-off place following an enthralling last-minute 3-2 win over Israel at the weekend. The boys discuss the game and their chances of qualifying as well as chat about VAR coming to Scottish Football and Newcastle becoming the richest club in the world in the last week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/202141 minutes 56 seconds
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CHRIS SUTTON | Open Goal Meets... former Celtic, Blackburn & Chelsea Striker For Candid Interview

At long last, we have managed to get the man who has been subject of many a classic Open Goal story to join us in the shape of former Celtic, Blackburn and Chelsea striker Chris Sutton!The Premier League winner and Celtic legend chats to Si and Slaney candidly about the highs and lows of his career with a few brilliant stories on managers and players he worked with along the way! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/10/20211 hour 54 minutes 48 seconds
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WE DID THE HYDRO ARENA IN FRONT OF 12,000 PEOPLE WITH TOMMY GRAVESEN! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We did it! The boys look back on the incredible night at The Hydro on Sunday after performing in front of the SOLD-OUT 12,000 capacity crowd in one of the largest live audience podcast shows of all time! They discuss the preparations on the day, nerves before the show, the night itself and of course the performance of the legendary Thomas Gravesen! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/10/202136 minutes 1 second
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CELTIC & ABERDEEN BAD RUN CONTINUES + IT'S HYDRO WEEK! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's a massive week on Open Goal as our sold-out Hydro show takes place this Sunday! The boys chat about the show's preparations and what the crowd can expect but we don't deviate away from the pressing matters at hand in Scottish Football as we discuss the latest talking points from the weekend's games. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/20211 hour 21 minutes 34 seconds
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GRAVESEN CONFIRMED FOR THE HYDRO!! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

There's a buzz around the place as the boys react to last week's announcement that Thomas Gravesen will finally be coming on Open Goal as the headline guest for The Hydro in 2 weeks time!We also review the Dundee Derby as Tam Courts' men take the spoils as well as discuss dropped points for both Celtic and Rangers at the weekend and another defeat for Stephen Glass' Aberdeen. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/20211 hour 15 minutes 54 seconds
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SHAY GIVEN | Open Goal Meets... Newcastle, Ireland & Premier League Legend

The interviews are back and we've got an absolute legend to kick-off the series as Si Ferry &amp; Slaney sit down with former Newcastle United, Man City &amp; Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given!The candid chat with Ireland's record caps-holder for a goalie goes back to his early career at Celtic where he discusses how the club let him slip through the net during a turbulent time in the East End of Glasgow, to his time with Kenny Dalglish at Blackburn and Newcastle and all the amazing moments and memories he experienced from his time at St James' Park both in the Premier League and in Europe.We of course also chat about his time with Man City at the start of the Sheik Mansour revolution as well as his historic moments and funniest teammate stories with the National Team including the 2002 World Cup, Thierry Henry's Hand Ball and Euro 2012. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener
20/09/20211 hour 37 minutes 34 seconds
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DOM McKAY LEAVES CELTIC & TEAMMATES FIGHTING STORIES | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week the lads discuss the surprise announcement of Celtic CEO Dom McKay's departure from the club, The Edinburgh Derby, Europa Predictions and stories about teammates fighting with each other. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/09/20211 hour 26 minutes 9 seconds
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ROBBIE NEILSON INTERVIEW | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL Premiership Manager of the Month

It's been a great start to the season for Hearts on their return to the Premiership and we sit down with the man at the helm as Si and Slaney present Robbie Neilson with his Glen's Vodka Manager Of The Month Award for August. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/09/202116 minutes 24 seconds
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THE INCREDIBLE SINGER LUKE LA VOLPE CHATS MUSIC & FOOTBALL! | Keeping the Ball On The Ground

It's a jam-packed show this week as with it being TRNSMT this weekend we're joined by the unbelievable talent that is singer Luke La Volpe to chat all things music and football as well as reviewing Scotland's World Cup Qulaifying campaign so far! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/20211 hour 14 minutes 12 seconds
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RANGERS BEAT CELTIC WITH HIBS & HEARTS TOP OF THE TABLE! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Rangers came out on top in their first meeting with Celtic at Ibrox while both Edinburgh teams top the table, setting up a mouth-watering Edinburgh Derby clash in a couple of weeks time. The team give their views on this as well as the latest comings and goings in the final hours&nbsp;of the transfer market. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/20211 hour 25 minutes 17 seconds
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RANGERS vs CELTIC PREVIEW, MAKE OR BREAK IN EUROPE & HONKING KITS! | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This weekend marks the first time the Glasgow Giants meet this season in what is probably&nbsp;the hardest to call game between the two in a long time! We also discuss all of the Scottish teams' chances of European qualification and the lads also go through the worst kits they've ever played in after Puma's release of their team's controversial 3rd kits.&nbsp; Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/20211 hour 14 minutes 58 seconds
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HALLIDAY ON CELTIC GAME, PLAYERS GETTING 'RESTED' & SQUAD NUMBERS | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

This week the lads review the weekend's League Cup action and Aberdeen's shock exit as well as weigh-up Celtic, Rangers, Aberdeen and St Johnstone's chances of European qualification&nbsp;this week.The boys also have a few of their own stories about squad numbers after Phil Jones refused to give his up for Raphael Varane and their experiences travelling away abroad for youth tournaments&nbsp;when coming through as youngsters. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/08/20211 hour 1 minute 56 seconds
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DUNDEE UNITED BEAT RANGERS TO END UNBEATEN RUN | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The SPFL Premiership has been on one since it returned&nbsp;last week with another explosive weekend as Dundee United shocked&nbsp;everyone by beating Rangers at Tannadice to bring their unbeaten run of 41 league games to an end.St Johnstone continue to upset the odds as we discuss their unbelievable result away from against Galatasary in the Europa League as well as chat about the chances the other Scottish teams have of progressing in Europe this week.Andy Halliday also chats us through another win and another goal for him as the feel good factor continues for Hearts, Hibs and Aberdeen with all 3 sitting joint-top of the league.And OF COURSE we'll be giving our view on the news everyone in world football is talking about - Lionel Messi leaving&nbsp;Barcelona! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy<
10/08/20211 hour 10 minutes 57 seconds
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HALLIDAY'S HEARTS BEAT CELTIC ON OPENING WEEKEND | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

We couldn't have asked for a more dramatic&nbsp;weekend to kick-off the return of League Football in Scotland as we get an insight from Andy Halliday on Hearts' victory over Celtic with the boys also addressing an Open Goal related conspiracy&nbsp;over Andy avoiding a booking for his tackle on Callum McGregor!The lads also chat through the rest of the games including a thriller at Fir Park between Motherwell and Hibs, Dundee's return to top-flight action and Rangers carrying on where they left off with a rampant display at Ibrox. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/08/20211 hour 15 minutes 32 seconds
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OPEN GOAL SEASON PREVIEW DOWN THE BOOZER! | 2021/22

Domestic football is finally back and we've sent Si, Slaney, Andy and Kev down the boozer to look ahead to a new season with plenty of fresh faces and major talking points in what is set-up to be another very exciting season in Scotland's top-flight. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/07/20211 hour 55 seconds
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THE FINAL PODCAST | Euros Daily Podcast Day 22

It's been emotional! The finish line is on the horizon as we host our final podcast of the Euros Daily series with the lads looking back on the best moments from our run of podcasts and live shows.We also look ahead to the final and discuss who we're tipping to win between Italy and England. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/07/202133 minutes 56 seconds
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GARY HOLT | Day 21 Euros Daily Podcast

There's only 2 match days left and we've got a very special guest on as we near the finish line of the series... the one and only, Gary Holt! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/202146 minutes 3 seconds
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KYLE HUTTON | Day 20 Euros Daily Podcas

Kyle Hutton is back with the lads to discuss the outcome of the Euros Quarter-Finals as England are now installed favourites for the tournament with just 2 games to go. We also ask Kyle about his season ahead at Cowdenbeath as well as Kal Naismith's claims that he made him out to be a shitebag and grass in his famous kidnapping story! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/07/202135 minutes 31 seconds
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HOW ARE SI, SLANEY & KEV SURVIVING 19 DAYS IN? | Day 19 of Euros Daily Podcast

The tournament&nbsp;is nearing its end as we check in on the boys for an update on just how burst they are after 19 days of morning podcasts and live show events at night. Will they make it to the end?? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/07/202123 minutes 38 seconds
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WHAT WILL IT BE LIKE IF ENGLAND WIN THE EUROS? | Day 18 of Euros Daily Podcast

It’s Day of 18 of the daily Euros podcast and the quarter finals are now upon us with England now in a strong position after defeating Germany in the Last 16. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/07/202127 minutes 51 seconds
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FAVOURITES FRANCE ARE KNOCKED OUT! | Day 17 of Euros Daily Podcast

The boys review what was undoubtedly the best day of the tournament so far with World Champions France getting knocked out by Switzerland on penalties after a thrilling 3-3 draw while Spain went through after an equally exciting win over Croatia.The Stones vs Rudiger debate crops up again ahead of the England vs Germany clash as Slaney and Si battle over who they think is the better centre-half. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/06/202131 minutes 53 seconds
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ARE THE CZECHS BETTER THAN WE THOUGHT? | Leanne Crichton joins us on Day 16 of Daily Euros Podcast

The boys are joined by Glasgow City star Leanne Crichton as we look back on another big night at the Open Goal Summer Festival in SWG3 as well as review the first shock result of the Last 16 with Scotland's conquerors&nbsp;Czech Republic knocking out Holland and Ronaldo's Portugal heading home after defeat to Belgium. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/06/202136 minutes 33 seconds
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BALE WALKS OUT OF INTERVIEW AFTER WALES DEFEAT | Day 15 Euros Daily Podcast

The boys review the last 24 hours of action from Euro 2020 as Wales crashed out of the tournament&nbsp;and Italy edged through against a resolute Austria side. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/06/202134 minutes 18 seconds
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WHO WILL WE SUPPORT IN THE LAST 16?? | Day 14 of Euros Daily Podcast

The full team is back together for the first time since Scotland crashed out as we look back and reflect upon the campaign as well as look ahead to some huge clashes in the Last 16 including Germany vs England! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/06/202129 minutes
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SCOTLAND ARE OUT | Day 13 of Daily Euros Podcast

It wasn't to be in the end as Scotland fell to Croatia 3-1 at Hampden meaning the Euro 2020 journey&nbsp;is over. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/202115 minutes 56 seconds
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THE TIME IS NOW! SCOTLAND MUST BEAT CROATIA | Barry Bannan on Day 12 of Euros Daily Podcast

The day is here when we could finally qualify&nbsp;for the knockout stages of a major tournament&nbsp;for the first time ever if Scotland can beat Croatia tonight at Hampden! Scotland international Barry Bannan joins the panel as we look ahead to the national team's biggest game in years! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/06/202137 minutes 6 seconds
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CAN SCOTLAND QUALIFY? | Hampden Hero Shaun Rooney on Day 11 of Euros Daily Podcast

Today we're joined by the Hampden Hero, St Johnstone's Shaun Rooney as he sits with the boys and chews over Scotland's chances to qualify for the Last 16 tomorrow as well as give us an insight into a truly incredible season for St Johnstone which saw them win the double of which he scored the winner in both cup finals! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/06/202132 minutes 36 seconds
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AMY MACDONALD & RICHARD FOSTER | Day 10 of Euros Daily Podcast

We're buzzing today to be joined by our first husband &amp; wife duo on the show in the form of world-famous Scottish musician Amy MacDonald and Partick Thistle defender Richard Foster as we chat to them about all things Scotland at the Euros and their hopes for qualification! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/06/202133 minutes 25 seconds
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SCOTLAND TAKE A POINT AGAINST ENGLAND AT WEMBLEY | Josh Windass on Day 9 of Euros Podcast

It's the morning after the night before as the boys are joined by Josh Windass to look back on a fantastic Scotland&nbsp;performance&nbsp;at Wembley to keep our Euros hopes alive!We also chat about the unbelievable scenes at Open Goal's Summer Football Festival at SWG3 as the Euros party continued! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/06/202130 minutes 20 seconds
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LEIGH GRIFFITHS JOINS US FOR SCOTLAND VS ENGLAND! | Day 8 Euros Daily Podcast

Judgement day has arrived as Scotland travel down to Wembley to take on England in a crucial&nbsp;Group D match and we're joined by the last man who last scored against them with his 2 famous stunning free-kicks, Leigh Griffiths!&nbsp;Come on the boys!! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/202137 minutes 56 seconds
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THE EVE OF SCOTLAND vs ENGLAND | Day 7 of Euros Daily Podcast

There's only one more day until the massive encounter against England at Wembley. The boys discuss our chances as well as review yesterday's games and Gareth Bale masterclass which has all but taken Wales through to the Group Stages. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/06/202133 minutes 28 seconds
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CHARLIE MULGREW | DAY 6 Euros Podcast

As Scotland's crucial&nbsp;game against England at Wembley edges closer, we're joined by Charlie Mulgrew to look ahead&nbsp;to the game as well as look back on the phenomenon&nbsp;that is Cristiano Ronaldo after his 2 goals last night for Portugal and review France vs Germany!And of course it wouldn't be right not to have Charlie on without having a few stories chucked in there as well! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/202131 minutes 13 seconds
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DEFEAT FOR SCOTLAND IN OPENING GAME Vs CZECH | Tony Watt Joins us For Euros Podcast Day 5

It wasn't the result we were hoping for in our first game in a major tournament for 23 years but there's still 6 points to play for! The boys are joined by Tony Watt to dissect the game and discuss what we need to do now against England to get our campaign up and running Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/06/202148 minutes 37 seconds
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THE DAY HAS FINALLY ARRIVED!! COME ON SCOTLAND 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | Euros Day 4 Podcast

23 years of hurt are finally over as Scotland are set to take part in the Euros!!It's party time as we discuss the biggest day in Scottish Football in years! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/06/202122 minutes 56 seconds
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THE LEGEND KAL NAISMITH | Day 3 of Euros Daily Podcast

We've got a belter for you today as we're joined by a man making his debut today who has been the topic of many a classic Open Goal story... Kal Naismith!We get a few hilarious stories from Kal and the boys also look ahead to Scotland's Group D kicking off with England's campaign starting against Croatia Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/06/202136 minutes 25 seconds
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EUROS DAY 2 w/ REFEREE BOBBY MADDEN | Open Goal Daily Euros Podcast

It's Day 2 of Euro 2020 and today we're joined by Euro 2016 official and top-flight Scottish referee Bobby Madden to discuss VAR at the tournament, previous big names he's reffed that'll be playing at the Euros as well as chat through last night's opening game between Turkey and Italy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/06/202129 minutes 29 seconds
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IT’S DAY 1 OF THE EUROS! w/ Snooker Champion John Higgins

The day has finally arrived! Euro 2020 is finally here and we are kicking off the first of our daily Euros podcasts with Snooker legend and Scotland fanatic, John Higgins! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/06/202130 minutes 17 seconds
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🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 OPEN GOAL vs JAMIE O'HARA 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | EURO 2020 PREVIEW

We're only days away from Euro 2020 finally kicking-off and we've gathered the team to look ahead to Scotland's first major tournament in 23 years. HOWEVER, in the nature of balance we're also joined by a man who has had his fair share to say about Scottish football as we take Jamie O'Hara to task over his recent comments on our game as we go toe-to-toe on who is going to come out on top of Group D! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/20211 hour 29 minutes 25 seconds
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IAN McCALL & JAMES McPAKE | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka Champ'ship & League 1 Manger of the Year

This week we're delighted to bring you a 2 for 1 as both the Glen's Vodka SPFL Championship and League 1 Managers of the Year, Dundee's James McPake and Partick Thistle's Ian McCall sit down with Si Ferry to look back on a unique season under unprecedented circumstances which saw the two clubs gain promotion from their respective divisions Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/202144 minutes 46 seconds
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TEAM OF THE SEASON! 🤔 | Open Goal Panel Pick Their SPFL Premiership TOTS

The domestic campaign has came to a conclusion and the Open Goal boys have gathered to pick their team of season as well as decide upon who should claim the Manager of the Year award! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/06/202132 minutes 5 seconds
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STEPHEN O'DONNELL | Open Goal Meets... Scotland & Motherwell Right-Back

Si and Slaney sit down with their former teammate, Stephen O'Donnell to discuss the highs and lows of the right-backs career from being told at a young age to quit the game due to a health scare to then eventually becoming a Scotland International and en route to the country's first major tournament in 23 years! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/05/20211 hour 19 minutes 49 seconds
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LAST PODCAST OF THE SEASON! Plus Scottish Cup Final Review | Keeping The Ball on the Ground

It's the last Keeping the Ball on the Ground of the domestic season before we kick-off our Euro 2020 build-up so in honour of that we're recording today's show from the site of our Summer Football Festival at SWG3! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/05/202151 minutes 49 seconds
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IS ALLISON'S LAST MINUTE WINNE BEST PREMIER LEAGUE MOMENT EVER? | How The Other Half Live

Another instalment of our madcap review of the week's talking points from down south in the English Premier League. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/05/202145 minutes 27 seconds
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ROBBIE NEILSON | Open Goal Meets... Hearts Gaffer & Glen's Vodka SPFL Championship MOTM

This week Si and Slaney are getting a candid chat with Hearts Manager and Glen's Vodka SPFL Championship Manager of the Month for April, Robbie Neilson.Robbie talks to the boys about a tough but successful season in the Championship, what it's been like managing our very own Andy Halliday, the Scottish Cup Final thrillers against Celtic, managers he played under such as Sven Goran Eriksson as well as some chat on his playing days including Ronaldinho terrorising his old teammate Stephen Pressley! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/05/202142 minutes 31 seconds
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FOOTBALLER STAG DO & SUMMER HOLIDAY STORIES & CUP FINAL PREVIEW | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

Summer is upon most of the football industry so the boys reflect on some of their best memories from their summer breaks including stag dos, holidays, famous players they've grabbed a pint with while abroad and also the dreaded pre-season programmes for when they return.The lads also look ahead to an exciting match-up in the Scottish Cup Final this weekend with Hibs taking on St Johnstone as well as discuss the final outcome of the tight SPFL Premiership relegation battle as Kilmarnock now must take on Dundee to fight for their place to stay in the top league Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/05/20211 hour 20 minutes 37 seconds
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PEP KIDDING ON HE ISN'T RAGING AT AGUERO'S MISSED PANENKA | How The Other Half Live Podcast

This week the lads discuss Aguero's missed panenka penalty against Chelsea and whether Pep really was raging at it or not, N'Golo Kante driving home in a Mini Cooper after an absolute masterclass in the Champions League, Big Sam getting relegated for the 1st time and is Mason Mount on Phil Foden's level? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/05/202144 minutes 43 seconds
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🍻 BEER GARDEN DAY OUT MATCH REPORT & SCOTTISH CUP SEMI REVIEW | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The lads have just about recovered from last week's Open Goal team day out to bring you the full match-report on the day's messy proceedings. We of course also discuss the latest football talking points including Hibs and St Johnstone's victories in the weekend's Scottish Cup Semi-Finals, a full-house for Rangers for this year's POTY nominations, Jack Hendry's hilarious 'space cadet' video that went viral this week and Mahrez discussing his failed St Mirren trial. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/05/20211 hour 17 minutes 35 seconds
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MAN UTD FANS BREAK INTO OLD TRAFFORD | How The Other Half Live Podcast

The boys discuss the latest talking points coming out of English football as Man United fan broke into Old Trafford in an anti-Glazer protest, Mourinho did a quick job-swap, Gary Neville called Pep possibly the greatest manager of all time and Gareth Bale is back on the scoresheet! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/202133 minutes 3 seconds
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RANGERS DELIVER FINAL BLOW TO CELTIC'S SEASON | Keeping the Ball On The Ground

Rangers were rampant against rivals Celtic as they ran out 4-1 winners at Ibrox in their final game of the season against each other. The boys look back at the game and discuss what impact the heavy victory will have on next season as well as chat about the relegation battle that took a further twist at the weekend.The lads also discuss Player of the Year candidates, the news that 26 players will now be called up for the Euros squad, Marcelo's bizarre reason for potentially missing the Champions League Semi Final and the scenes at Old Trafford at the weekend which lead to Man Utd vs Liverpool getting cancelled. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/05/20211 hour 12 minutes 45 seconds
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JACKSON IRVINE | Open Goal Meets... Hibs & Oz Midfielder talks Celtic, Hull, County League Cup Win

This week we're delighted to be joined by Slaney's old teammate, Jackson&nbsp;Irvine who takes a trip back down memory lane as they discuss their Celtic youth days and their experiences getting in amongst and playing in the 1st team under Neil Lennon.Jackson then gives us some great stories from dressing rooms he's played in with the likes of Ross County where he won the League Cup, Hully City and Burton Albion with Nigel Clough.The Australian of course also fills us in on his World Cup experience in 2018, playing&nbsp;against&nbsp;eventual winners France and gives us an insight into what life at Hibs has been like for him this season. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/05/20212 hours 9 minutes 54 seconds
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HOW DID 29 YEAR-OLD RYAN MASON TELL GARETH BALE HE WAS DROPPED? | How The Other Half Live Podcast

This week the boys look back on Man City's win over Spurs in the English League Cup Final and discuss how they would've dealt with being 29 and having to tell Gareth Bale he wasn't starting a cup final. We also debate on who is the best Premier League defender of all time and what Arsenal need to do to get back to the top. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/202135 minutes 11 seconds
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CHARLIE MULGREW RETURNS! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Big Charlie is back with Si, Slaney, Kev and Andy for what is a belter of a show this week as the lads discuss the latest talking points including St Johnstone's surprise win over Rangers and this weekend's big game at Ibrox between the Champions and Celtic.It of course wouldn't be a Charlie Mulgrew podcast without a few brilliant&nbsp;stories from the man himself as he discusses pranks, initiations and starring in reality&nbsp;tv series Olivia Meets Her Match with Olivia Atwood and Bradley Dack! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/04/20211 hour 27 minutes 9 seconds
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MOURINHO SACKED BY TOTTENHAM | How The Other Half Live Podcast

It's been a mental few days with barely anybody noticing that Jose Mourinho was sacked&nbsp;by Spurs. Don't worry though the boys give the story the attention it deserves and also discuss what a Premier League season might have looked like if the&nbsp;rebellious&nbsp;Big 6 had left for the Super League. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/202147 minutes 51 seconds
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SUPER LEAGUE REACTION & RANGERS BEAT CELTIC | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's been an incredible and monumental few days in the world of football as the controversial Super League was introduced and taken down after supporters around the world united in their anger and disgust at the plans. The boys discuss the damaging nature of the concept and the lessons that should be learned for the whole of football going forward.We of course also look at domestic matters as we look back on another Rangers victory over Celtic as well as get an insight from Kev on his day out at Stranraer covering the game against Hibs for the BBC! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/20211 hour 1 minute 2 seconds
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MOURINHO & OLE ARGUE OVER FEEDING THEIR CHILDREN | How the Other Half Live Podcast

The last week of Premier League football has given the team plenty of madness to chew over in today's show including Mourinho and Solsjkaer's bizarre war of words after the Spurs vs Man United game, Leicester players breaking COVID rules by attending a house party, Big Sam mercilessly battering another team and mad Bielsa beating Champions-elect Man City with 10 men! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/202142 minutes 15 seconds
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FOOTBALLER CONTRACT STORIES, GETTING STARSTRUCK & RANGERS VS CELTIC | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Fresh from Hearts being crowned SPFL Championship winners at the weekend, Andy Halliday joins in on a chat with Si Ferry and Kevin Kyle about life as a footballer and the various situations they've all found themselves in including negotiating their first big contracts, getting hassle on the street, pitch-invaders and getting starstruck by opposition players.The boys also roll out the tactics board as they look ahead to the huge Scottish Cup tie between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox this weekend. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/04/20211 hour 37 minutes 4 seconds
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Marvin Bartley | Open Goal Meets...

This week we've got an epic chat with current Livingston and former Hibs, Burnley, Bournemouth and Leyton Orient midfielder, Marvin Bartley.Marvin recalls loads of brilliant funny stories from his days at Bournemouth and Burnley with manager Eddie Howe and goes into great detail on his eventful time at Hibs playing under the likes of Alan Stubbs and Neil Lennon during a period which saw the club famously win the Scottish Cup in a team that included top players and characters such as John McGinn, Jason Cummings, Anthony Stokes and Dylan McGeouch.He also discusses his crazy stint at Leyton Orient which nearly made him quit football due to the unruly behaviour and interference from the club's foreign owner as well as tell the lads about the last couple of years at Livingston, Manager David Martindale and the recent League Cup Final loss to St Johnstone. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blan
12/04/20211 hour 56 minutes 33 seconds
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BIG SAM POPS CHELSEA OFF THE PARK - CELEBRATIONS ARE DIFFERENT GRAVY | How The Other Half Live

After a 2 week hiatus, the most nonsensical review of the week's Premier League action returns as the boys discuss Big Sam's 5-2 victory over Tuchel's Chelsea, Trent getting left out the England squad, Aguero leaving City, Mourinho throwing his players under the bus AGAIN and Aidy Boothroyd apparently having an impossible job with England U21s. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/202137 minutes 20 seconds
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RANGERS DRAW CELTIC IN CUP & CHIPPER GETS ANGRY IN INTERVIEW | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Andy Halliday is back with the lads this week as we react to Celtic and Rangers drawing each other in the next round of the Scottish Cup as well as discuss Brian Rice's expletive post-match interview at the weekend, Falkirk's twitter admin trolling Ryan Christie, Curtis Woodhouse's spectacular failed Rangers move story and the boys reflect on the what Managers used to give them each the hardest time in the dressing room. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/04/202158 minutes 31 seconds
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ANDY CONSIDINE | Open Goal Meets...

It's the interview we've all been waiting for as the Open Goal team finally meet-up with Mr Boogie himself, Scotland and Aberdeen hero Andy Considine!Si and Slaney sit down with Andy to discuss how much his life has changed in the last 6 months, his awareness of Open Goal's singing tributes to him, insight into that unforgettable night in Serbia as well as some hilarious stories from inside the Aberdeen dressing room. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/20211 hour 5 minutes 59 seconds
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SCOTT BROWN LEAVES CELTIC & SCOTLAND DRAW OPENING GAMES | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Kyle Hutton is back with the boys this week standing in for Andy Halliday as the lads review Scotland's opening World Cup qualifiers vs Austria and Israel as well as discuss the huge news that Celtic captain and legend, Scott Brown is leaving the club to join Aberdeen next season.The lads also chat about some of the more obscure news coming out of the world of football this week including a new managerial sacking rule in Brazil as well as Marco Van Basten's bizarre shout to abolish the offside rule in top level football... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/03/202155 minutes 50 seconds
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CELTIC VS RANGERS REVIEW + SCOTLAND ARE BACK! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Derek is in for Andy this week as the lads look back on the big Celtic vs Rangers game at the weekend, the Top 6 battle between St Johnstone and St Mirren finally being settled as well look ahead to the Scotland squad meeting up and review some notable new additions including a first call-up for Che Adams and the inclusion of Jack Hendry.We also discuss the ongoing issue of racism in the game and what needs to be done to stamp it out once and for all. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/20211 hour 17 minutes 35 seconds
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KYLE HUTTON | Open Goal Meets... Former Rangers Midfielder To Discuss Career at Ibrox!

Si and Slaney sit down with former Rangers midfielder and youth prospect Kyle Hutton as he provides the lads with amazing insight into his time at Ibrox including how it was coming through the ranks, starting against Man Utd in the Champions League at 19, beating Celtic in the League Cup Final, his teammates and getting kidnapped in broad daylight with Kal Naismith! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/03/20211 hour 53 minutes 20 seconds
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AUBAMEYANG LATE FOR NORTH LONDON DERBY & LAMELA'S RABONA | How The Other Half Live Podcast

The boys return once again to give their Scottish perspective on footballing events down south including Aubameyang turning up later for the North London Derby, Lamela's unbelievable rabona goal and Kevin Ellison getting his own back on his old Gaffer, Derek Adams on the touchline. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/202145 minutes 39 seconds
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SCOTT BROWN TO ABERDEEN, CELTIC VS RANGERS PREVIEW & LIVI TOP 6 | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

There's a big weekend ahead in the Scottish Premiership as Glasgow's big 2 take each other on with Celtic hoping to end Rangers' hopes of an invincible league season. The boys also discuss talk of Scott Brown joining his former teammate, Stephen Glass as part of the new managerial set up at Aberdeen as well as Livi securing their Top 6 status and is Allan McGregor better than Andy Goram? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/03/202158 minutes 26 seconds
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DICK CAMPBELL | Open Goal Meets... Glen's Vodka SPFL Championship Manager of the Month

A managerial interview that you won't have seen the likes of before as Si and Slaney meet one of the biggest personalities in Scottish Football, Dick Campbell to award him with his Glen's Vodka SPFL Championship Manager of the Month award. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/03/202127 minutes 4 seconds
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WILL SALAH LEAVE LIVERPOOL? | How The Other Half Live Podcast

It's your weekly dose of 4 Scotsman reviewing the latest talking points from the English Premier League including the Manchester Derby, Roy Keane's comments on Bruno Fernandes, rumours of Salah's departure from Liverpool and the clash of the titans that was Sam Allardyce vs Steve Bruce at the weekend! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/202141 minutes 47 seconds
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RANGERS ARE CHAMPIONS! THE JOURNEY TO THE TOP | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

The SPFL Premiership Champions were crowned at weekend as Rangers sealed the title after the league campaign from start to finish. We take a look back over the key moments of the season that saw them run away with the league, the role of Steven Gerrard as well get an insight from our two panelists who were part of the journey from League 2 to Premiership Champions on the challenges the club were able to overcome to throughout that period to win the top division title. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/03/202158 minutes 6 seconds
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OPEN GOAL ON THE ROAD: BEST STORIES | w/ Amy MacDonald, Michael Stewart, Bobby Madde, Lee McCulloch

A look back at the best stories from when we took to the roads in the motors of singer Amy MacDonald, footballers Michael Stewart and Lee McCulloch, DJ Georgie Bowie, referee Bobby Madden and comedian Tam Cowan! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/03/202115 minutes 21 seconds
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PEP'S SUIT JACKET & REFEREE HOWLERS | HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVE

The boys are back with their weekly review of all the main football talking points from our neighbours in England including Roy Keane &amp; Jamie Redknapp's heated argument, Lee Mason's referee howler, Chelsea vs Man Utd and what their choice of attire would be as Managers after spotting Pep Guardiola's controversial Man City suit jacket last week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/202149 minutes 48 seconds
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WHO SHOULD CELTIC'S NEXT MANAGER BE & HOW FAR CAN RANGERS GO? | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's a bumper show today as the boys chat about Sunday's League Cup Final, Celtic's search for a new manager, Rangers chances of going deep into the Europa League knockouts and players who admit that they move clubs purely based on money. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/03/20211 hour 4 minutes 55 seconds
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DUNCAN FERGUSON & THE MYSTERY BURGLAR | How The Other Half Live

Welcome back for your weekly dose of utter nonsense as 4 Scotsman give their unique point-of-view on the latest stories coming out of English football over the past week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/202148 minutes 32 seconds
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CELTIC BEATEN BY BOTTOM OF THE LEAGUE ROSS COUNTY | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

On this week's show the boys discuss another loss for Neil Lennon's Celtic, the top turvy battle against relegation, weird footballer friendships, Mbappe vs Haaland and terrible trialists. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/02/20211 hour 27 minutes 13 seconds
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Episode 2 - HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVE

We bring you the 2nd instalment of How The Other Half Live - our Scottish view on everything that's going on down in the English Premier League. This week we discuss the occasions the boys played against man-fo-the-moment Jamie Vardy, the time when Slaney and Ian Wright had a touch-line altercation, Mourinho digging our Bale's instagram captions and Liverpool goalie Allison's meltdown in the last 2 weeks. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/202148 minutes 18 seconds
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RANGERS COVID BREACH & WILL THEY WIN LEAGUE AT CELTIC PARK? | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Enjoy another week's instalment from the top team in Scotland as they look back on the biggest football stories of the week! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/02/20211 hour 5 minutes 40 seconds
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NEW!| How The Other Half Live Podcast - The Unfiltered Scottish Take On The Madness of English Football

Open Goal are buzzing to introduce the first episode of our BRAND NEW podcast , How The Other Half Live, which will provide an irreverent weekly Scottish review of the madness going on in our neighbour's top football leagues in England! The serious business of chatting Premier League is about to get a lot more ridiculous! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/02/202157 minutes 49 seconds
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JOHN McGINN DESTROYS DYCHE'S "SH*T COAT" | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's wintry scenes outside so get yourselves indoors and lined up in front of the tele/podcast as the boys talk you through the latest weird and wonderful stories coming out of the world of football this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/02/20211 hour 3 minutes
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PART 2 | FUNNIEST FOOTBALLER STORIES TOLD ON OPEN GOAL

It's the 2nd part of our compilation series of the funniest stories told on Open Goal including hilarious anecdotes involving Pedro Caixinha, Vladimir Romanov, a nervous Celtic security guard, John Higgins and of course curly toe Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/202114 minutes 19 seconds
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ST MIRREN BEAT CELTIC & TRANSFER REVIEW | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Your favourite foursome is back together as the boys discuss the impact of another horrendous result for Celtic as the excellent St Mirren took home 3 points in the East End of Glasgow.The lads also discuss Alex Dyer's sacking from Kilmarnock as well as review the transfer business carried out in the final days of the January window. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/02/20211 hour 10 minutes 23 seconds
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FUNNIEST FOOTBALLER STORIES TOLD ON OPEN GOAL | Ft. McCoist, McGeady, Carragher, Halliday & More!

Sit back and enjoy a compilation of some of the funniest stories told by our footballer guests on Open Goal! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/02/202122 minutes 6 seconds
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WILL RANGERS GO UNBEATEN & MARTINDALE'S REDEMPTION STORY | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's been a busy week in the world football as the boys discuss the outcome of last weekend's League Cup Semi-Finals as Hibs miss another chance of glory and Livi's David Martindale amazing redemption story continues!We also ask the question on whether Rangers can go unbeaten, where will Frank Lampard end up next and the boys also get into a debate on the pressures on youth prospects today trying to make it in the modern game. Another cracker for you! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/01/20211 hour 14 minutes 10 seconds
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HALLIDAY BACK WITH THE BOYS | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Andy is back to reunite the podcast dream team as the boys discuss the continued fallout from Celtic's trip to Dubai and where it leaves things for the club as their chances of catching Rangers fade.We also take a look into the situation at Aberdeen as anti-McInnes banners were hung outside Pittodrie. Andy also gives us an insight into Hearts' Scottish Cup Final thriller with Celtic and the boys look back on recently-retired Wayne Rooney's career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/01/20211 hour 26 minutes 6 seconds
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Introducing… Hip Hop Raised Me

Dear listeners, we’re bringing you something a little different today. We’d like to introduce you to a new podcast that’s just launched called Hip Hop Raised Me, hosted by producer, artist mentor, and broadcaster DJ Semtex. Semtex speaks with huge names like Busta Rhymes and French Montana for in-depth chats about the culture of hip hop. Today we’re playing a clip from Episode 1 with Chuck D (Public Enemy) so if you like what you hear and want to find more, search ‘Hip Hop Raised Me’ wherever you find your podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/01/20219 minutes 41 seconds
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CELTIC DUBAI FALLOUT | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's been what can only be described as dramatic week in Scottish Football as Celtic's trip to Dubai has sparked significant consequences for their title hopes as Rangers tighten their grip on the League trophy.There's also plenty of topics to discuss away from the title race including club transfer news, managerial appointments, Leagues 1 &amp; 2 being shut down and the incredible story of Slaney's former boss Jim Gannon refusing to do an interview with Sky Sports after Sky failed to fix his sky box! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/01/20211 hour 8 minutes 56 seconds
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GARRY O'CONNOR | Classic Si Ferry Meets... Interview

Classic Interview - Si Ferry sits down with former Hibs strikers Garry O'Connor as he talks us through the rollercoaster of his extremely eventful footballing career.From breaking through with Hibs' golden generation to getting a big money move to Lokomotiv Moscow and returning to Britain to play for Birmingham city, the big man doesn't pull any punches in this candid reflection of the goal scorer's career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/01/20211 hour 8 minutes 3 seconds
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Gordon Strachan | Classic Si Ferry Meets... Interview

Si Ferry sits down with former Celtic and Scotland Manager, Gordon Strachan for a chat on both his coaching career and playing days with the likes of Aberdeen, Man Utd and Leeds.Funny, entertaining and as insightful as always, the boys are in good form as they look back on the standout moments from Gordon's career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/01/202159 minutes 37 seconds
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RANGERS v CELTIC REVIEW w/ BARRY FERGUSON | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's the first podcast of the year and we're joined by Special Guest, Barry Ferguson who helps us run through the main talking points from the big game at Ibrox which saw Rangers extend their lead over Celtic even further as they look to end their rivals' chances of 10 in a row.We also discuss Stephen Robinson's departure from Motherwell, the Big Yogi effect up at Ross County, what's going on at Hibs and also reflect on the end of an era as Only An Excuse aired its final show last week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/01/20211 hour 14 minutes 30 seconds
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🍾 FORD KIERNAN HOGMANAY SPECIAL! | Open Goal

It's Hogmanay and there's only one place to bring in the bells and that's with Open Goal! The lads are joined by Scottish Comedy Legend and Still Game star, Ford Kiernan as we finally say goodbye to 2020! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/12/20201 hour 6 minutes 58 seconds
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ALLY McCOIST | Classic Si Ferry Meets... Interview

Si Ferry sits down with Rangers all time top goal scorer and former manager, Ally McCoist for a entertaining look back on his career as a player, coach and brief acting days!From 9 in a row, to coaching Scotland and becoming manager of his boyhood team during the club's most turbulent years, McCoist gives a brilliant and funny insight into some of the key moments from his career and the characters he's met and shared a dressing room with down the years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/12/20201 hour 1 minute 59 seconds
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EPIC CUP FINAL REVIEW | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Loads to talk about this week as Celtic and Hearts engaged in a Cup Final thriller at Hampden. The boys discuss the Jambos' spirited comeback, Celtic's performance and of course review our man Andy Halliday's display!Si, Slaney and Kev also talk over the weekend's SPFL results, celebrities playing football and when big-time players drop down into the reserves! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/12/20201 hour 6 minutes 11 seconds
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JAMIE CARRAGHER | Open Goal Meets...

We've got an absolute cracker for you this week as Si and Slaney are joined by Liverpool Legend and Sky Sports pundit, Jamie Carragher to talk through his illustrious career at Anfield and share some of his best stories from his time in the game!-------------------------------BUY JAMIE CARRAGHER'S THE GREATEST GAMES BOOK NOW! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/20202 hours 22 minutes 14 seconds
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SCOTTISH CUP FINAL PREVIEW | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's a big weekend in the Scottish Football calendar as we have a festive Cup Final to look ahead to as Celtic take on Andy Halliday's Hearts at Hampden Park. Will Celtic's recent upturn in form see them clinch an historic Quadruple Treble or will the Jambos add another chapter to the Hoops' so far disappointing season?The boys also discuss another wonder display from Rangers' James Tavernier as well as Chipper's position at Hamilton, Hibs hitting form and was last weekend's Manchester Derby the worst ever? Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/12/20201 hour 48 seconds
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Si Ferry Meets... Jon Daly | Cup Winner w/ Dundee Utd, Signing for Rangers, Hearts Interim Role

This week Si is joined by former target man Jon Daly who discusses his route to Tanandice which saw him become a club legend by securing a Scottish Cup with Dundee United. He also discusses his move to Rangers as he became the club's first ever Irish Catholic player and he talks about some of the terrible abuse received following the move.The big man also touches upon his coaching career with Hearts which led to him stepping in as interim manager twice before eventually having a controversial exit once new man Daniel Stendel arrived at Tynecastle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/20201 hour 41 minutes 22 seconds
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SLANEY STEPS IN AS HOST! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Things are a bit different this week as Slaney is stepping in for Si as host of the podcast... will the Slane Dog step up to the mark??Andy and Kev join Slaney to chat about James Tavernier's Player of the Year form, who will Rangers fancy in the next round of the Europa League, the ongoing issues at Celtic, St Mirren and Killie's forfeited games and of course the lads review Slaney's date with Laura Anderson from Love Island. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/12/20201 hour 10 minutes 15 seconds
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LAURA ANDERSON DATING TIPS FOR SLANEY | Open Goal Dating School

It's finally time we sorted out our man Slaney's love life and so we've enlisted the help of Love Island's Laura Anderson to steer our unlucky-in-love podcaster on where he might have been going wrong all this time. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/202028 minutes 54 seconds
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WHAT NEXT FOR CELTIC? | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

The drama continues over at Celtic Park as the Champions added to their recent woes with a shock defeat to Ross County at home in the league cup. The big question remains... What next for Celtic?The lads also discuss the rest of the cup ties and what teams are looking good for silverware as well as chat about Rangers' Europa League campaign, Gary Holt's departure from Livingston and the sad passing of Football icon Diego Maradona. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/12/20201 hour 7 minutes 20 seconds
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RANGERS EXTEND LEAD OVER CELTIC | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's been another significant week in the league as rampant Rangers extend&nbsp;their lead over Celtic at the top to 11 points leading&nbsp;to many talking points around Celtic Park and Ibrox.There were some big results at the other end also as the boys discuss Hamilton's continued&nbsp;slump in form as well as looking further afield at the Premier League down south and the absolute chaos that occurred in a MLS play-off penalty shootout at the weekend between New York City FC and Orlando Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/20201 hour 9 minutes 49 seconds
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I CAN BOOGIE SPECIAL | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

It's party time on the podcast as Boogie Fever has gone international since the Scottish National Team booked their place at next year's Euros! The boys get the festivities underway with an amazing performance from the hugely talented internet sensation&nbsp;Brooke Combe before getting discussing the incredible last few days that have given the nation a much needed lift in 2020! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/11/202058 minutes 45 seconds
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Stein, Busby & Shankly - Three Kings Special

This week we take a deeper look at the new feature-length documentary about three of the game's greatest ever managers who shaped the future of some of the world's most iconic clubs - Stein, Shankly and Busby.The film's creator, Jonny Owen chats with Si about the background of the film and provides an insight into the story of three men from Scotland who would go on to change the face of European football forever. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/20201 hour 57 seconds
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SI & HALLIDAY HEATED DEBATE KICKS OFF! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Things get a bit tasty on this week's podcast as the boys chat through a massive week for Scotland as well as discuss Celtic's recent up and down form, Rangers thumping of Hamilton and Aberdeen being on the charge. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/11/20201 hour 28 minutes 28 seconds
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Open Goal Meets... Undr The Cosh!

Two of the UK’s favourite football podcasts finally meet up as Si and Slaney talk to Jon Parkin and Chris Brown about some of the craziest moments from their football careers and how their paths crossed to begin making their podcast together. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/20201 hour 38 minutes 1 second
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HALLIDAY INTO THE CUP FINAL! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Fresh from his Edinburgh Derby victory which sealed a Scottish Cup Final place for Hearts, Andy Halliday joins the boys to look back on the semi-finals played at the weekend as well as all other topics that have the world of football talking. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/11/20201 hour 6 minutes 56 seconds
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Si Ferry Meets... Adam Matthews | Celtic Beating Barca, Neil Lennon, Sunderland Till I Die & Wales

Joining Si this week is a man who played in one of the most famous games in Celtic's history, as Adam Matthews looks back on the iconic night when the Glasgow club beat one of the game's greatest ever teams, Barcelona.The full-back also reflects on his other key moments from his time in Glasgow as well as the rest of his career with Cardiff, Sunderland and Wales and we review some of the world-class players he's played with such as Gareth Bale and Virgil van Dijk. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/20201 hour 32 minutes 5 seconds
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AIDEN McGEADY | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

We've got a KTBOTG SPECIAL for you this week as Si and Slaney are joined by former Celtic winger, Aiden McGeady to have a chat about all things football, Ireland, Everton, Russia, teammates and Sunderland! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/10/20201 hour 39 minutes 2 seconds
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REVIEW OF CELTIC VS RANGERS w/ BARRY FERGUSON | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

The big one took place at the weekend and the top team in Scottish Football along with guest star Barry Ferguson are here to dissect Rangers victory over Celtic and what that might mean for the rest of the season to come. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/10/20201 hour 18 minutes 34 seconds
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Si Ferry Meets... Danny Graham | Sunderland, Swansea, Rodgers & Laudrup, Blackburn & Charlie Mulgrew

This week we're joined by the character that is Danny Graham who gets a good laugh with Si looking back on his career so far which has seen him light up the Premier League in a top Swansea side under Brendan Rodgers, have 2 very different spells at Sunderland as well as gain some hilarious stories with friend of the show Charlie Mulgrew at Blackburn Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/20201 hour 20 minutes 26 seconds
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CELTIC VS RANGERS & SCOTLAND THROUGH! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's been a massive week for Scottish football as the national team managed to navigate itself through to the final play-off game for Euros qualification to set up a huge game with Serbia next month!The boys will discuss the performance&nbsp;and their hopes for the game as well as preview the first Celtic vs Rangers duel of the season&nbsp;which will see NO FANS present&nbsp;for the first time ever. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/10/202058 minutes 49 seconds
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Si Ferry Meets... Ramon Vega | Celtic Treble Win, Why He Left, Tottenham Days, Watford w/ Elton John

This week Si is joined by a man who has won medals for both Celtic and Tottenham Hotspur and has a great story to tell on the journey of his footballing career - Ramon Vega!The Swiss defender has came across some lively characters from his time in the game including Martin O'Neil, Henrik Larsson, David Ginola, Teddy Sheringham, Ally McCoist, George Graham and even Elton John at Watford! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/20201 hour 48 minutes 20 seconds
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HALLIDAY SIGNS FOR HEARTS! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

The gang of 4 are back together as Andy Halliday returns following signing for new club Hearts!He gives us the lowdown on the move and the boys also discuss the latest updates in Scottish football and Scotland’s upcoming UEFA Nations League play-off vs Israel as well as chatting about a mental weekend in the Premier League down south! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/10/20201 hour 12 minutes 47 seconds
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BARRY FERGUSON & SLANEY REUNITED! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's a Keeping the Ball on the Ground Special today as for the first time since he managed the maverick during the winger's infamous spell at Clyde, Barry Ferguson is reunited with his old player Slaney again!Hilarity awaits as the boys catch-up on old times as well as get a good chat with Barry on all things Rangers, Scotland, Souness, his big brother Derek and his career in general! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/09/20201 hour 49 minutes 23 seconds
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Si Ferry Meets... Alex McLeish | Epic Chat on Rangers, The Scotland Job, Aberdeen Glory Days & More!

There's not many more illustrious careers in the game than our guest's this week as Alex McLeish chats with Si about his days as a player and manager at the top level of British and European football.This includes stories from his days playing under Sir Alex Ferguson in his historic Aberdeen team that saw them sweep domestic honours and clinch the club's most famous victory - the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1983 vs Real Madrid.We also discuss Alex's time in management from making his name at Motherwell and Hibs to winning 2 of Rangers' most dramatic title victories as well as a treble at Ibrox before going into detail about the ups and downs of both his spells taking charge of the Scottish National Team. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/20201 hour 55 minutes 41 seconds
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277: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND

The nation's top team of Si, Slaney, Andy Halliday and Kev return to look back on last weekend's SPFL fixtures as well chat about the new Premier League season, Neymar, and what were the highest rankings the boys had on FIFA! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/09/20201 hour 1 minute 4 seconds
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276: Si Ferry Meets... Andy Reid | Spurs Days, Sunderland w/ Roy Keane, Ireland & Nottingham Forest

This week Si is joined by Ireland Internationalist Andy Reid to talk about his eventful career playing under and with some of the biggest names British football has seen including Roy Keane, Edgar Davids, Martin Jol, Damien Duff, Robbie Keane, Dwight Yorke and many more! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/20201 hour 39 minutes 39 seconds
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275: SCOTLAND REVIEW! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

International week is over and the nation’s top team of Si, Slaney and Kev mull over both of Scotland’s games against Israel and Czech Republic as they assess how we are set up for next month’s Euros play-off games. The boys also discuss the transfer window, Foden and Greenwood’s breaking of Covid-19 rules, the new Spurs Documentary and Stephen Hendry coming out of retirement!  Enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/202055 minutes 26 seconds
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274: Si Ferry Meets... Graeme Shinnie | Yogi & Butcher at ICT, Cup Win, Aberdeen Years, Scotland & Derby

We've got a great laugh for you this week as Derby County midfielder and Scotland international, Graeme Shinnie shares some brilliant stories from his time in the game working with characters from Terry Butcher, John Hughes to Wayne Rooney and Philip Cocu!Graeme also reflects on the dressing rooms he played in with Aberdeen under Derek McInnes as well as discusses his time with the national team and the backlash the team received following Scotland's 3-0 defeat to Kazakhstan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/20202 hours 10 minutes 34 seconds
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273: JOHN HIGGINS | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Welcome back to the nation’s favourtie football podcast and we’re delighted to say this week we’re joined by 4-Time World Snooker Champion, John Higgins! The boys cover the latest stories in football from the past week and also delve a bit into John’s career as a world-class snooker player. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/09/20201 hour 27 minutes 58 seconds
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272: Si Ferry Meets... Adam Rooney

Si Ferry sits down former Aberdeen, Birmingham, Swindon &amp; Salford striker Adam Rooney to discuss some of the funniest moments from his career! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/20201 hour 56 minutes 18 seconds
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271: HALLIDAY & SLANEY MEET! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's a first for Keeping the Ball on the Ground as Andy Halliday and Slaney are on the podcast for the first time together as the boys discuss everything from Morelos and Kent's Rangers future at Ibrox, the Bolingoli calamity at Celtic, Transfer News for Aberdeen and Livi and have a look back on the Champions League Final. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/08/20201 hour 8 minutes 7 seconds
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270: KIERAN TIERNEY | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

We've got an absolutely HUGE podcast for you this week as the lads are joined by FA Cup Winning Arsenal left-back and top man, Kieran Tierney!Kieran has a laugh and carry-on with the lads as we chat through all the key moments of his career with Celtic and the Gunners. Definitely not one to miss! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/08/20201 hour 26 minutes 47 seconds
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269: Si Ferry Meets... Lewis Morgan | Celtic Experience, Sunderland & Netflix, St Mirren, Beckham's Miami

All the way from Miami we're joined by former Celtic and St Mirren winger, Lewis Morgan who chats with Si on the path that led him to become the Number 7 for international superstar David Beckham's Inter Miami CF!It's a great insight from Lewis who discusses coming through Rangers' academy as a youth player, making his breakthrough at St Mirren, thriving under manager Jack Ross, getting a huge to Glasgow giants Celtic, playing under Brendan Rodgers &amp; Neil Lennon, starting the League Cup Final against Rangers as well as his loan experience at Sunderland which saw him feature in the infamous Netflix documentary. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/08/20201 hour 47 minutes 45 seconds
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268: SPFL PAUSED AGAIN?? | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Never a dull moment in Scottish Football as footballers breaking quarantine rules throw further doubt over Premiership football being played in the coming weeks.Luckily, your boys are here to bring a bit of levity to the current situation as we look back on the weekend games, transfer speculation, Jamie O'Hara's Scottish Football comments and the hero Andrea Pirlo going into Juve as 1st team manager after only 1 week in charge of the U23 team! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/08/20201 hour 5 minutes 52 seconds
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267: Si Ferry Meets... David Prutton | Nottingham Forest Days, Strachan's Southampton, Sky Sports & Leeds

One of Simon's former teammates joins the show this week as Sky Sports Presenter and former Nottingham Forest, Southampton, Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds man, David Prutton talks us through his eventful career in the game.David isn't short of a story or two having played under the likes of Strachan, Redknapp, Big Ron and David Platt in his career while sharing a dressing room with some of the game's biggest stars including John Terry, Ian Wright, Gareth Bale, Pierre Van Hooijdonk and Richard Gough! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/08/20202 hours 1 minute 2 seconds
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266: Charlie Mulgrew is Back! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's a big one this week as one of our most popular guests is reunited with the boys with the return of former Celtic player, Charlie Mulgrew!Hilarity ensues as the boys discuss the opening weekend of SPFL Premiership football, regale old football stories and chat about Charlie's former teammate Kieran Tierney's recent FA Cup success with Arsenal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/08/20201 hour 5 minutes 47 seconds
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265: Si Ferry Meets... Kevin McDonald | Funniest Football Stories from Fulham, Burnley, Wolves & Dundee

We've got a belter for you this week as Si is joined by the hilarious Kevin McDonald as he recounts some of the funniest and most mental moments from his time in football throughout his time in Scotland with Dundee and in the English Premier League with Burnley and Fulham. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/08/20202 hours 2 minutes 9 seconds
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264: 2020/21 SPFL SEASON PREVIEW! | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

The kick-off to what could possibly be one of the most historic seasons in Scottish Football history is only days away and the team have got it all covered with our big preview show!Chat includes Celtic's hopes for 10-in-a-row, Morelos' future at Rangers, Covid-19 Impact, new managerial appointments and this year's relegation battle!Sit back and enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/07/202059 minutes 32 seconds
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263: Si Ferry Meets... Martyn Waghorn | Rangers Days, Keane at Sunderland, Derby County & Ipswich

This week Si is joined by Derby County striker and top lad, Martyn Waghorn! The lads chat through Martyn’s career progression from starting out at Sunderland with Roy Keane through to establishing his senior career at Wigan &amp; Leicester before joining Rangers during an eventful time at Ibrox.We also touch upon his return to England where his form at Ipswich led to a huge £9 million move to current club Derby where he discusses working under Frank Lampard, Phillip Cocu and the drama of reaching the 2019 Play-Off Final. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/07/20202 hours 3 minutes 3 seconds
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262: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND | Pre-Season, Signings, Leeds, Mourinho Spurs C**ts & Clive Tyldesly

The countdown is on to the return of Scottish Football so the boys catch-up on all things pre-season and signings as well as a look at other topics that have had everyone talking recently including the leaked clip from the Spurs documentary with Mourinho handing out some colourful advice to his players, Leeds promotion to the Premier League and Clive Tyldesly's dramatic announcement at being dropped from ITV's England coverage. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/07/202054 minutes 43 seconds
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261: Si Ferry Meets... Jim Leishman | Tales From a Lifetime in Football

This week we're delighted to be joined by one of the biggest personalities the Scottish game has seen with the effervescent Jim Leishman chatting with Si about his playing and management career.From scoring the winner at Ibrox, to rejuvenating his beloved Dunfermline on multiple occasions as Manager and leading a newly established Livingston to their remarkable rise to 3rd in Scotland's top flight - this one is as mad a story as you'll hear! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/07/20201 hour 6 minutes 22 seconds
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260: Si Ferry Meets... Damien Duff | Mourinho's Chelsea, Newcastle Days, Ireland World Cup, Souness

What a player we've got joining us today! Premier League winner and 100-cap Irish International, Damien Duff joins Si this week to talk through the winger's illustrious career at the top level of the game.Damien chats with us about his early start at Blackburn coming through under the likes of Kenny Dalglish, Roy Hodgson and Graeme Souness before announcing himself to the world with his stand-out display for Ireland at the 2002 World Cup in Japan &amp; South Korea.He also gives his take on the Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy bust-up that kicked off in Saipan as well as discussion the other big characters he was involved with in his career at Chelsea including Ranieri and of course Jose Mourinho who he secured 2 Premier League titles with during an historic era at Stamford Bridge.We also cover his difficult time at Newcastle, the highs of reaching the UEFA Cup Final with Fulham as well as the crazy story of his whirlwind stint at Celtic where he went from reserve
13/07/20201 hour 48 minutes 42 seconds
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259: Bobby Madden & Andy Halliday | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Loads to talk about on this week's podcast as we're joined by top-flight referee, Bobby Madden and new regular, Andy Halliday!The boys chat through the newly released SPFL Premiership fixtures, behind closed door experience for referees, Dundee United's new appointment, on-pitch brawls and who's going down in the English Premier League Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/07/202047 minutes 46 seconds
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258: Si Ferry Meets... Kyle Lafferty

Northern Ireland hero and former Rangers, Hearts &amp; Burnley forward is in the hot seat this week as he chats with Si about his colourful career playing in both Britain and abroad! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/07/20202 hours 20 minutes 54 seconds
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257: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | w/ Andy Halliday, Neilson to Hearts, Celtic GKs, Rangers Signings

After his hit interview with Si Ferry, we’re delighted to welcome back former Rangers man Andy Halliday as he joins Si and Kev to chat through the latest news from the world of football including Robbie Neilson's shock decision to return to Hearts, Fraser Forster's Celtic future, Rangers summer transfer business and the return of the Premier League down south! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/07/20201 hour 5 minutes 43 seconds
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256: Si Ferry Meets... John 'Yogi' Hughes| Celtic w/ Tommy Burns, Playing & Managing Hibs & Career Laughs

This week we're delighted to be joined by one of the most charismatic personalities in Scottish Football, big John 'Yogi' Hughes.Yogi has some brilliant stories for Si as he looks back on his playing days with the likes of Celtic, Hibs, Swansea and Falkirk as well as providing an insight into his time in management, coaching the likes of Russel Lately, Anthony Stokes, Kasper Schmeichel and Scott Arfield. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/06/20201 hour 38 minutes 52 seconds
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255: Richard Foster | KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND

This week our podcast guest is former Aberdeen, Rangers, St Johnstone and Ross County defender, Richard Foster who has some great tales from his time in the game playing under the likes of Jimmy Calderwood, Walter Smith as well as sharing a dressing room with some of the biggest characters that have landed in Scottish Football in recent times Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/06/20201 hour 7 minutes 4 seconds
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254: Si Ferry Meets... Andy Halliday | Life at Rangers w/ Gerrard, Waburton & Pedro, Teammates & Stories

Former Rangers utility man and diehard fan, Andy Halliday joins Si Ferry this week for a chat looking back on the key moments of his career so far where he takes the opportunity to regale some of the funniest stories from his time in the game.Aside from an in-depth discussion on his time at Ibrox, Andy also discusses his early career at Middlesbrough with Gordon Strachan, loan-spell at Blackpool with Ibrox hero Barry Ferguson as well as the crazy early days playing with the likes of Robert Snodgrass, Leigh Griffiths and Graham Dorrans at Livingston. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/06/20202 hours 35 minutes 49 seconds
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253: Kenny McLean | KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND

Ahead of the Premier League Restart this week, Norwich City midfielder Kenny McLean joins the boys for a carry-on as he looks back at some of the funniest moments from his career including stories about teammates and managers from his days at St Mirren, Aberdeen and Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/06/20201 hour 2 minutes 7 seconds
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252: Si Ferry Meets... Gavin Rae | Rangers Captain Controversy, Crazy Dundee Days, Cardiff & Aberdeen

We’ve got a right good laugh for you this week as former Dundee, Rangers, Cardiff and Aberdeen midfielder Gavin Rae is in good form as he reflects on some of the most key (and mental) moments of his career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/06/20201 hour 44 minutes 29 seconds
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251: Tubes from Soccer AM | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

We're buzzing to be joined by the legend that is Tubes for this week's Keeping the Ball on the Ground!The Soccer AM veteran talks us through some of the best stories from his time on the cult football show as well as telling us all about his new YouTube channel 'Tubes Golf Life', his battle with alcoholism and his take on recent events in Scottish Football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/06/20201 hour 11 minutes 58 seconds
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250: Si Ferry Meets... Paul Lambert | Celtic Years, Dortmund Champions League Win, Cup Winner at 17

Si sits down with one of the best Scottish midfielders of a generation as Paul Lambert talks us through the story of his incredible career.This discussion includes lifting the Scottish Cup at the age of only 17 with St Mirren, being a free agent with no club after leaving Motherwell to take on a mysterious offer from a Dutch agent which would go on and lead to winning the Champions League with Dortmund less than a year later!Paul also reflects on his eventful time at Celtic where he was first tasked to help the team prevent Rangers' pursuit for 10 league titles in a row before playing a crucial role in the club's return as the dominant force in Scottish football with the arrival of Martin O'Neill which led to a historic a treble and Paul taking Celtic to a European Final as club captain. Hosted on Acast. See ac
08/06/20202 hours 5 minutes 26 seconds
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249: TOP 15 Worst & Best High Profile SPFL Signings | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

We've had to stretch the Top 10 show to 15 this week as there's too many to pick from when it comes to Scottish Football's highest profile signings in recent history!Who met the high expectations and who flopped on their a*se!? The boys discuss... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/06/202059 minutes 33 seconds
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248: Si Ferry Meets… Wes Foderingham | Rangers Days, Di-Canio ‘League 1 Wes’ Bust-Up

Former Rangers goalkeeper and Si Ferry’s ex-teammate, Wes Foderingham joins us this week for an epic and hilarious chat on the big moments from his career.There’s some great insight from his Rangers days where he played a key part in the club’s rise to the Premiership as he discusses the team’s progress in recent years, teammates and managers including Warburton, Murty, Pedro and current gaffer Gerrard.We also couldn’t have him on without asking about his famous on-field bust-up with Swindon manager, Paolo Di Canio when he hauled him off the pitch after 21 mins which led to Di Canio’s viral post-match interview rant about the keeper.A right good laugh and great chat with the top man that is Wes Foderingham. Don’t miss it! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/06/20201 hour 55 minutes 27 seconds
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247: Marc McNulty on Hibs, Scotland, Sunderland & Clough | Keeping The Ball On The Ground

The now departed Hibernian striker, Marc McNulty joins the lads for this week’s podcast as we get plenty of chat on his time at Easter Road and the other key points from his career including his Scotland debut on that infamous night in Kazakhstan, his time at the Stadium of Light during the ‘Sunderland Till I Die’ era and one of our favourtie managers to hear about, Nigel Clough. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/05/20201 hour 23 minutes 58 seconds
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246: Si Ferry Meets... Matt Ritchie | Di Canio Stories, Bournemouth Premier League Rise, Newcastle Career

Newcastle forward and former teammate of Si's from his eventful Di Canio days at Swindon joins us this week to look back on some hilarious stories from his football career including the mad days with the passionate Italian as well as details on Bournemouth's amazing rise to the Premier League under Eddie Howe and his career at Newcastle United so far! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/05/20201 hour 43 minutes 30 seconds
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245: TOP 10 SPFL PLAYERS OUTSIDE CELTIC & RANGERS | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

The Keeping the Ball on the Ground Top 10 is back and this time the boys are selecting their best players to play in the SPFL outside Celtic and Rangers from 1998 to present day. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/05/202045 minutes 14 seconds
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244: Si Ferry Meets... Ronny Deila

This week we’ve got a big guest joining us as former Celtic gaffer Ronny Deila chats with Si Ferry to look back on his eventful 2 years at Celtic Park.We discuss Ronny’s route to management which saw him gain a big reputation in Norway after taking relegation battlers Stromsgodset from fighting the drop to league champions within a few years.Ronny also describes the process of becoming Celtic manager and the early days with the squad as he attempted to revise the culture to fit his own style of play. Thereafter, the boys get right into the nitty gritty of Ronny’s time at the club, the highs and lows and how he reviews his place in the club’s history as the winner of 2 championships. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/05/20201 hour 27 minutes 42 seconds
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243: 😱 TOP 10 WORST SPFL PLAYERS IN HISTORY | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

It's a bonus Keeping the Ball on the Ground for you this week as the boys kick-off a new Top 10 series where they count down their 10 to 1s on a different category each week!This instalment features the Top 10 Worst Players to play in the SPFL from 1998 to present day! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/202028 minutes 34 seconds
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242: David Turnbull | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

We've not only got one but TWO Motherwell wonder kids on the podcast this week as Slaney's fellow Fir Park starlet, David Turnbull joins the lads this week.The boys chat through what they're getting up to in lockdown as well as chat to David about his Motherwell teammates, his injury and his near-move to Celtic. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/20201 hour 18 minutes 54 seconds
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241: Si Ferry Meets... Clint Hill | Rangers, QPR, Mark Hughes Shambles, Warnock, Pulis & Tranmere Final

We've got an absolute belter for you this week with long-serving centre-half and top man, Clint Hill getting a laugh and chat with Si as we look back on the key moments of his career.From an early career Wembley Cup Final with local side Tranmere to working his way up the divisions with Stoke and eventually long time club, QPR.Clint discusses the different eras spent at Loftus Road with one of his favourite gaffers, Neil Warnock to the more turbulent times under Mark Hughes' Premier League side.And we of course go into detail on Clint's season with Rangers where he established himself as a fans' favourite among the Ibrox faithful. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/05/20201 hour 57 minutes 11 seconds
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240: Cillian Sheridan | Keeping The Ball on the Ground

Keeping the Ball on the Ground welcomes The Sheriff, Cillian Sheridan to the show as the boys get a good laugh with the big striker while they discuss his early career with Celtic, his funniest teammates, starting against Man Utd in the Champions League and going Vegan! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/05/20201 hour 25 minutes 46 seconds
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239: Si Ferry Meets... Leigh Griffiths

It's a big one this week as Si is joined by Celtic striker, Leigh Griffiths who chats candidly about his career pathway through the likes of Livingston, Dundee, Wolves and Hibs to becoming a goal-scoring centurion at Celtic Park. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/05/20201 hour 40 minutes 49 seconds
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238: Charlie Adam | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

SUBSCRIBE - https://bit.ly/2QGY26RThis week the boys are joined by former Rangers, Blackpool, Liverpool and current Reading midfielder, Charlie Adam!Some great laughs and chat from the lads including brilliant stories about Barry Ferguson, Ian Holloway, Brendan Rodgers and Jimmy Bullard!#Rangers #Blackpool #Liverpool Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/04/20201 hour 39 minutes 54 seconds
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237: Si Ferry Meets...Lee Naylor | Celtic Last 16s, Strachan, Teammates, Mowbray & Wolves

This week we're joined by former Celtic and Wolves left-back, Lee Naylor!Lee discusses coming through at his boyhood team, Wolves and the years which led to him joining Celtic during an historic era under Gordon Strachan where the Glasgow side managed to qualify for the Last 16 of the Champions League two years in a row. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/04/20201 hour 51 minutes 8 seconds
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236: Open Goal: On The Road w/ Tam Cowan | #DriveSmart

Tam Cowan is in the driving seat this time with Si Ferry as the Off The Ball broadcaster gives us a ride through his regular Saturday jaunt between BBC studios to Fir Park to go watch his beloved Motherwell! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/04/20201 hour 4 minutes 30 seconds
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235: Oli McBurnie | Keeping the Ball on the Ground

Keeping the Ball on the Ground continues and this week we're delighted to be joined for a carry on by Sheffield United and Scotland striker Oli McBurnie!The Scotsman discusses life as a player in lockdown, SUFC's unbelievable season so far in the Premier League, Chris Wilder, growing up a Rangers fan and of course the national team! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/04/20201 hour 17 minutes 5 seconds
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234: Si Ferry Meets… James McPake | Mad Times at Livi, Captaining Hibs, Playing and Managing Dundee

Current Dundee Manager, James McPake joins Si Ferry this week to take a look back on what has been an eventful career for the former centre-half which he has shared with some of the biggest characters and names in the game.We look into the early days of his career during a tumultuous time for Livingston with ongoing financial and boardroom issues effecting the club’s progress under managers such as Richard Gough and Paul Lambert.After chatting about his time down south with Coventry and Chris Coleman, James provides great detail and insight into his time at Hibs as captain which saw 2 Scottish Cup finals, including the infamous 5-1 defeat to arch-rivals Hearts, as well as the shock relegation under Terry Butcher.Then of course we look at his critical time at Dundee which saw him cement himself as a pivotal figure at the club as a key player and eventual 1st team manager. Hosted on Acast. See <a style=
20/04/20202 hours 21 minutes 45 seconds
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233: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Charlie Austin

This week we're joined by former Southampton, QPR and current West Brom striker, Charlie Austin! Plenty of great laughs and chat from the lads as Charlie talks us through some cracking stories from his rise from the building site to becoming a Premier League player within the space of 5 years! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/04/20201 hour 34 minutes 8 seconds
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232: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Josh Windass

The boys may be in self-isolation but that won't stop us from bringing you your favourite weekly podcast as we welcome current Sheffield Wednesday and former Rangers forward Josh Windass to the show, filmed via video conferencing software from our homes! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/04/20201 hour 17 minutes 49 seconds
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231: Si Ferry Meets... David Marshall | Celtic v Barca Heroics, Cardiff Play-off, Mackay & Ole, Hull days

This week Si Ferry meets Scotland international goalkeeper, David Marshall as we look back on his eventful career to date that's had it all from a fairytale introduction to top-level football for Celtic against Barcelona, trophy hauls, desperate lows, play-offs, promotions and of course plenty of unorthodox teammates to discuss. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/04/20201 hour 24 minutes 50 seconds
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230: Open Goal: On The Road w/ George Bowie | #DriveSmart

Open Goal: On the Road is back to get you through lockdown as legendary breakfast DJ and GBX Anthems creator, George Bowie gives Si a trip down memory lane to discuss his career, best celebrity stories and of course the fitba and his beloved Greenock Morton! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/20201 hour 5 minutes 46 seconds
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229: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Si, Slaney & Kev Answer YOUR Questions

For the first time on the podcast, the boys are answering fans questions with some interesting queries and even more bizarre answers! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/03/20201 hour 13 seconds
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228: Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Paul McGowan

The lads are still going and bringing you the nation's favourite Scottish Football podcast for another week as we're joined by a man who has been the topic of many an Open Goal tale, Paul McGowan!Gowser is in great form as we look back on his career with plenty of chat on Celtic, St Mirren, Dundee, managers and teammates over the years.Sit back and enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/03/20201 hour 30 minutes 9 seconds
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227: Si Ferry Meets Billy Brown | Life as a Number 2

This week Si Ferry meets one of Scottish football's most well-known assistant managers as Billy Brown chats through his eventful career.Billy discusses winning the Scottish Cup with Hearts, crossing the Edinburgh divide by moving to rivals Hibs, Romanov years and managing some of the wildest dressing rooms in years gone by. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/03/20201 hour 3 minutes 19 seconds
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226: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | CORONAVIRUS SHUTS DOWN FOOTBALL

Join us this week in a peculiar podcast with no football to review following the shutdown of Scottish Football following the COVID-19 outbreak.The boys have their say on the unprecedented events and also have a chat with special guest, Ryan Stevenson on his career with Hearts, Ayr, Ipswich and Partick Thistle. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/03/20201 hour 18 minutes 25 seconds
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225: Si Ferry Meets... Ross Wallace | MON & Strachan at Celtic, Keane’s Sunderland, Burnley & Sheff Wed

St Mirren winger Ross Wallace joins us as our latest guest as he candidly chats with Si about the key moments from his career at Celtic, Sunderland, Burnley &amp; Sheffield Wednesday.Ross’ entertaining chat includes stories ranging from Henrik Larsson, Martin O’Neill, Gordon Strachan, Roy Keane, Burnley’s crazy dressing room &amp; madcap Sheffield Wednesday manager Carlos Carvalhal. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/03/20201 hour 17 minutes 32 seconds
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224: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Scott Allan

Current Hibs and former Dundee United and Celtic no. 10, Scott Allan joins the lads as a special guest this week as we review the latest talking points on Scottish Football and also have a chat about the key moments of Scott's career thus far! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/03/20201 hour 3 minutes 36 seconds
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223: Open Goal: On The Road w/ Referee Bobby Madden | #DriveSmart

This week we welcome our first ever referee guest on Open Goal as Bobby Madden to talks us through life as a 'man in the middle' and the route he has taken from becoming an amateur ref to managing games at the top level of European football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/03/20201 hour 6 minutes 5 seconds
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222: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Si Makes Scottish Cup Draw, Quarter-Final Review, Edinburgh Derby

Fresh from making the William Hill Scottish Cup draw, Si is back with the team as they reflect on a very eventful weekend which saw the Quarter-Finals throw up many a talking point. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/03/20201 hour 2 minutes 6 seconds
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221: Si Ferry Meets... Steven Thompson | Sportscene, Tannadice, Rangers, Promotions, St Mirren Cup Winner

Former Scotland International &amp; current Sportscene pundit, Steven Thompson joins Si this week in a very funny conversation to look over the striker’s career.The chat spans his introduction to professional football with Dundee United to his ‘surreal’ time at Rangers playing alongside some of the top players in the country. We also delve into the memorable moments he had in his career down south after his initial move to Cardiff and subsequent signing for Burnley which saw him achieve promotion to the English Premier League.And of course, we touch on the fairytale swan song which saw him become a cup winner for his boyhood team St Mirren which saw him round of his career in perfect fashion. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/03/20201 hour 17 minutes 50 seconds
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220: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | What's Happened to Rangers? Scottish Cup Preview & Sh*te Signings

In another instalment of the award-winning podcast, the boys discuss the implosion at Ibrox that has everyone scratching their heads, what terrible signings can do to team morale and look ahead to this weekend's William Hill Scottish Cup Quarter-Finals.There's also a new celebrity listener reveal... and it's a big one! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/02/202058 minutes 53 seconds
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219: Si Ferry Meets... Jim Jefferies | Making History at Hearts, Romanov Era, Falkirk, Killie & Bradford

The legend of many Open Goal tales from our many guests, we are delighted to welcome former Hearts, Falkirk, Kilmarnock &amp; Bradford Gaffer, Jim Jefferies to the show!Jim talks us through some of the key moments of his career from starting out in the amateur leagues to dealing with unorthodox owners and securing history with his boyhood team Hearts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/02/20201 hour 32 minutes 6 seconds
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218: Open Goal: On The Road w/ Lee McCulloch | #DriveSmart

Former Rangers, Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Wigan utility man, Lee McCulloch is in the driving seat with Si Ferry in another instalment of our Open Goal: On The Road series in association with Road Safety Scotland.The lads talk motors, entertainment on team buses, Bullard, Ferguson, Walter Smith and anything else to do with the other side of the game you don't usually see! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/202044 minutes 21 seconds
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217: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND | Gregg Wylde, Big Celtic Win, Hearts Calamity, Refs Giving Out Stick

Join us again this week as former Rangers and current Clyde winger, Gregg Wylde accompanies the boys on this week's show as we give our own unique and irreverent view on the topics that have everyone talking! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/02/20201 hour 6 minutes 48 seconds
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216: Si Ferry Meets… Kenny Miller | Epic Conversation on Life at Rangers, Hibs, Celtic & Scotland

Si sits down to have an epic conversation with former Scotland International, Kenny Miller as he looks back candidly on his trophy-laden career spent at Ibrox.One of very few men to have crossed the Glasgow divide between Celtic and Rangers, Kenny discusses the many highs and lows that have came with a love of playing the game that saw him continue his career up until the age of 40. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/02/20201 hour 54 minutes 53 seconds
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215: Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Gary Harkins | Storm Ciara, Kenny Miller Retirement, William Hill Scottish Cup Draw

Fromer Partick Thistle, Kilmarnock and Morton midfielder, Gary Harkins joins the lads this week to chat through his career as well as all the recent topical matters such as Storm Ciara wreaking havoc on the Scottish game at the weekend, Kenny Miller's retirement from football and the William Hill Scottish Cup Quarter Final draw. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/02/20201 hour 12 minutes 54 seconds
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214: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND | Transfers Round-Up, Loan Players Slagging Parent Clubs, Neymar

This week the team chat through the final deadline deals that were secured by Scottish clubs on the final day of the January window. They also discuss Flo Kamberi's comments that irked his parent club's fans following his move to Rangers which gets them chatting about their experiences with loan players. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/02/202051 minutes 17 seconds
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213: Open Goal: On the Road with Michael Stewart

We’re exploring Scotland’s Capital city this week as Michael Stewart picks up Si ti take a jaunt between his losing stomping grounds, Easter Road and Tynecastle.The pair discuss Michael’s playing career which wasn’t  without its controversial moments during his time at boyhood club Hearts, arch-rivals Hibs and of course Manchester United where he played with one of the best teams the Premier League has seen.Strap in for an enjoyable and candid chat in association with Road Safety Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/02/20201 hour 11 minutes 25 seconds
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212: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Hearts Beat Rangers, Cummings Scores v Liverpool, Di Canio v Crouch

The boys look back on the big talking points of the weekend's SPFL action as Hearts had their say on the title race. They also discuss the idea of the English League Cup switching to a 'British Cup' which evokes old memories of when some of the boys played in the England's 3rd trophy and also chat about Scottish striker, Jason Cummings scoring a brace against World Champions Liverpool in the FA Cup Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/202054 minutes 49 seconds
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211: Si Ferry Meets... Craig Moore | From Youth to Rangers Captain, World Cups with Australia, Newcastle

Australian International and former Rangers captain, Craig Moore sits down with Si Ferry this week to have a candid chat about the ups and downs of his career at Ibrox and beyond with plenty of great stories and reflections on some of the biggest moments from his time in football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/01/20201 hour 21 minutes 12 seconds
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210: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND | Cup Results, Getting Bombed From Squads, Keane v Carragher

It’s Keeping the Ball on the Ground, your one and only podcast for bringing you the best banter and insight from Scottish Football! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/01/20201 hour 34 seconds
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209: Si Ferry Meets... Gary Mackay-Steven | Liverpool, Dundee Utd, Celtic, Aberdeen & New York

GMS is back in town and we took the opportunity to sit down with the winger from Thurso to chat through his career so far.In throughly entertaining and funny conversation, GMS talks us through being at Liverpool as a young lad and training with the likes of Gerrard, Torres and Alonso.We also go into detail on his time in Scotland where he experienced a career resurgence at Dundee United where he built his reputation as a skilful and ruthless winger which earned him his big move to Celtic where he played champions league and won titles before moving onto Aberdeen.Gary is brilliantly candid on life as a footballer outside of the game with brilliant stories about times spent with teammates and of course there’s a certain story involving a river in there as well... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy f
20/01/20201 hour 35 minutes 30 seconds
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208: Keeping the Ball on the Ground |Selling out the Hydro, Celtic v Rangers Review, More Drama at Hearts

The boys are back fresh from their winter break and are chomping at the bit to get stuck into some of the biggest talking points that have developed over the festive weeks. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/01/202055 minutes 52 seconds
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207: Si Ferry Meets... Colin Hendry | Premier League Champions w/ Blackburn, Rangers & Scotland Captaincy

Si is joined by Braveheart himself for the opening episode of 2020 as Colin Hendry discusses his eventful career which saw him clinch an historic Premier League title with Blackburn Rovers, win a treble with his boyhood heroes Rangers and also Captain Scotland at the country's last major tournament against the Brazilian superstars at France '98. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/01/20201 hour 16 minutes 51 seconds
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206: Si Ferry Meets... Bobby Petta | Feyenoord, Ipswich w/ Burley, Barnes, Celtic 6-2, Ajax Game, MON

Former Celtic winger, Bobby Petta sits down with Si to talk through his career which began coming through with some of the top youth players in Holland at hometown club, Feyenoord.Bobby tells us about his introduction to UK football when he joined the lively dressing room at Ipswich led by George Burley and containing the likes of Kieron Dyer, Matt Holland, Jason Cundy and Tony Mowbray.And we of course got onto the Dutchman's shining moments from his career and we talk through his move to Scottish giants, Celtic where he would play a key part in some of the most defining moments of Martin O'Neill's era at the club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/12/20191 hour 23 minutes 5 seconds
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205: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND | Rangers v Celtic Review

This week the boys dissect the big game which took place at the weekend as Celtic snuck victory away from Rangers in what was a dramatic cup final at Hampden.The lads also look back on other significant results from the SPFL weekend as Hibs handed out a doing to Aberdeen and St Mirren climb off the foot of the table following a huge rest against Hamilton Accies. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/12/201953 minutes 32 seconds
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204: Open Goal: On the Road with Ian Crocker | #DriveSmart

The voice of Scottish Football and Sky Sports commentator, Ian Crocker is our latest driver on Open Goal: On The Road as he and Si Ferry cruise along Glasgow to visit the locations that have provided some of the most iconic moments in his time covering our game!In association with Road Safety Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/12/201949 minutes 7 seconds
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203: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Johnny Russell Special Guest, Rangers v Celtic Cup Final Preview, Emery Goes

We're joined by a special guest this week in the form of Scotland Internationalist, Johnny Russell! The Sporting Kansas forward discusses the latest talking points from the weekend's games with the lads as well as look ahead to the big Rangers v Celtic League Cup Final!  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/12/20191 hour 10 minutes 45 seconds
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202: Si Ferry Meets... Lorenzo Amoruso | Life At Rangers, Captaincy, Advocaat Fallout, Fairytale Goodbye

Rangers cult hero, Lorenzo Amoruso joins Simon this week to talk through his eventful 5-year spell at Ibrox which saw him arrive as a big money signing to replace outgoing 9-in-a-row captain, Richard Gough.The big man's time wasn't without its talking points as he became one of few men to captain the club to a treble before losing the captaincy following a bust-up with manager, Dick Advocaat. He'd go onto recover and continue his position as a leader in the dressing room to eventually help the team to become treble champions once more in his final year.It's all in there as Lorenzo is added to our long list of candid interviews with many of British football's top names! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/12/20191 hour 7 minutes 44 seconds
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201: KEEPING THE BALL ON THE GROUND | Slaney’s Birthday, Scotland Play-Offs, SPFL Preview, Spurs & Poch

It’s Slaney’s birthday and we’re in the party mood on the podcast as the mad man receives his cake in spectacular fashion. We get down to business and discuss Scotland’s Nation’s League play-off Draw, look back on the weekend’s SPFL results and chat about the recent major news coming out of Spurs regarding Mourinho &amp; Pochettino. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/11/201948 minutes 34 seconds
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200: Si Ferry Meets... Gordon Smart | Supporting Hibs, Life in the Media & Interviewing the Rich & Famous

Radio X DJ and media mogul, Gordon Smart is our guest this week as he gets a chinwag with Si about his beloved Hibs as well as providing some mad stories on nights out he's shared with some of the world's most famous footballers, movie stars and musicians. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/11/20191 hour 35 minutes 21 seconds
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199: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | The Bee Inspired Story, Scotland, Jack Ross & Teammates Fighting

We have some guests joining us this week with former footballers Steven Robb and Marc Corcoran talking us through their amazing post-career story of going from retirement to building the international clothing company, Bee Inspired.We also chat through the latest topics in football as the lads discuss the recent Scotland National Team news, Jack Ross' appointment at Hibs as well as looking back on dressing room dust-ups following Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez's scrap at England training. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/11/201954 minutes 35 seconds
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198: Si Ferry Meets... Dick Campbell | Funniest Stories from 33 Years of Management

The hilarious and larger than life character, Dick Campbell joins Si Ferry to reflect on the funniest moments from 33 years and over 1300 games as a Scottish Football Manager.From dugout bust-ups with fellow managers to arguments with Chairmen and players, Dick has seen it all. Sit back and relax as the man himself takes you through some of the stand out stories from his career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/11/20191 hour 2 minutes 16 seconds
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197: Open Goal: On The Road with Shelley Kerr | #DriveSmart

In Episode 3 of the Open Goal: On The Road, Si is driving from West Calder to Glasgow with Scotland Women's National Team Manager, Shelley Kerr!Shelley tells her story as she drives Si around the old neighbourhood in West Calder before taking him along to Stirling University where she was the first woman to take control of the senior men's team. This is all on route to reaching the pinnacle of any Scotswoman's career to becoming the manager of the National Team and directing the Scotland to the historic 2019 Women's World Cup. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/11/20191 hour 4 minutes 43 seconds
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196: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Celtic & Rangers Win in Europe, Who Is Edinburgh Bound & Michael O’Neill

It was a triumphant week for Scottish Clubs in Europe as both Celtic and Rangers defeated two of the top teams from Italy and Portugal and so the boys assess what’s left on the cards for the Glasgow teams in the competition. As the clock ticks closer to new appointments being made for Hibs and Hearts, we look at who should be getting the job as well as discuss a peculiar management appointment with former Scotland target, Michael O’Neill joining Stoke. Plus, don’t miss a special surprise guest appearing at the end of the show… Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/11/201956 minutes 46 seconds
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195: Keeping The Ball On The Ground | Levein & Heckingbottom, Celtic v Rangers Cup Final, Pranks and 'Big-Time' Teammates

A lot to cover this week in light of the news of both Craig Levein and Paul Heckingbottom losing their jobs at Hearts and Hibs following dissapointing defeats to Celtic and Rangers in the weekend's League Cup Semi-Finals.The boys review those games and potential candidates for the jobs as well as discuss the best pranks they've seen in football and chat through the most 'big-time' players they've played with. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/11/20191 hour 5 minutes 46 seconds
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194: Si Ferry Meets... Jimmy Nicholl | Leaving the Troubles, Man Utd, Rangers, Souness, McCoist, Coaching

Jimmy Nicholl takes a trip down memory lane with Si Ferry, reflecting on a long career which has seen him play at the top level for the likes of Man Utd, Rangers and at two World Cups with Northern Ireland.We also discuss his time as a coach including his famous trophy winning achievements with Raith Rovers, helping out with the national team and of course his recent tenure with Rangers.Jimmy isn’t short of an hilarious story or two as he tells us some brilliant tales about the characters he’s shared a dressing room with over the years including George Best, Ally McCoist, Graeme Souness and Jock Wallace. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/11/20191 hour 41 minutes 59 seconds
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193: Open Goal: On the Road with Chick Young | #DriveSmart

Episode 2 of our new driving series sees Si co-pilot with legendary Scottish Football broadcaster Chick Young as they take a trip down memory lane starting from the ground of his beloved St Mirren, through the streets he grew up and round some of the most memorable scenes of his career. Banter, nostalgia, emotion and great stories aplenty! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/201933 minutes 1 second
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192: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Willie Collum in Rome, 9-0 Southampton Defeat & Thumpings, Rubbish Captains

We've got a brilliant show for you this week as the boys hilariously recall some of the batterings they've received from other teams in their careers following Southampton's 9-0 defeat, review Willie Collum's penalty error in Rome, discuss Arsenal Captain Granit Xhaka's foul-mouthed response to his own fans and of course reflect on the weekend's SPFL games. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/10/20191 hour 15 minutes 6 seconds
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191: Si Ferry Meets... Niall McGinn | Gaelic & Derry, Life as a Celtic Player, Aberdeen, Korea, Euro 2016

Aberdeen and Northern Ireland winger, Niall McGinn joins Si Ferry this week to discuss his career so far which has taken him from part-time football in Northern Ireland to a goal scorer for his country in one of the peak competitions in international football, Euro 2016.Niall chats through his story along the way including signing for his boyhood heroes Celtic where he played alongside some big characters in a lively dressing room which inevitably leads to some great stories! The lads also review his most successful period with current club Aberdeen as they secured a historic cup win for the club under Derek McInnes as well as positioning themselves as league challengers to Celtic Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/10/20191 hour 26 minutes 37 seconds
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190: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Kev Kyle Returns, Rangers Slip at Hearts, Tommy Wright Under Pressure, Tunnel Bust-Ups

The Three Amigos are reunited as Kev Kyle returns from his holiday! Slaney isn't happy with the stick he received from Craig Beattie last week, Kev goes on a rant about footballers on social media, the boys share tunnel bust-up stories and of course also discuss the big talking points from the last week in football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/20191 hour 8 minutes 27 seconds
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189: Si Ferry Meets... Richard Gough | Rangers Captaincy, Euro Semi with Dundee Utd, Spurs w/ Hoddle

Rangers Legend and former captain through the club’s 9 in-a-Row Era, Richard Gough sits down with Si to discuss his trophy-laden career.In a brilliant insight to the centre-halve’s time in football, Gough discusses the ups and down and the many great players and character he played with and under including Jim McLean, Glenn Hoddle, Walter Smith, Ally McCoist, Gazza and Laudrup. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/10/20191 hour 53 minutes 10 seconds
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188: Open Goal: On The Road with Amy MacDonald | #DriveSmart

We are delighted to introduce you to a brand new feature on our channel with Open Goal: On The Road in association with Road Safety Scotland!Our new 9-part series will see some of Scotland's most recognised names from Sport and Entertainment give Si Ferry a lift around Scotland to chat cars, football and some of the biggest highlights from their careers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/10/201938 minutes 13 seconds
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187: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Beattie in for Kyle, Scotland, WAGs at War, Larsson to Southend?

We've tweaked the lineup this week while Kevin Kyle departs for a holiday as we sub on former Celtic &amp; Scotland striker Craig Beattie to cover for the big man.It was another struggle of an international break for Scotland which sees the boys dissect whether there is reason to be optimistic as the UEFA Nations League play-offs near closer.We also chats about WAGs at war, Slaney and Craig's Ayr United days as well as question Henrik Larsson's alleged surprise move to League 1's struggling Southend side. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/20191 hour 8 minutes 4 seconds
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186: Si Ferry Meets... Paul Caddis | Celtic Upbringing, Start v Barca, Di Canio & Keeping Birmingham Up

Si’s former teammate, Paul Caddis sits down with us this week as they look back on some of the highlights and funniest moments from the full backs career so far.‘Caddy’ isn’t short of those stories as he reflects on some of the biggest personalities and characters he played with and under including the likes of Gordon Strachan, Paolo Di Canio, Zola, Tommy Gravesen, Artur Boruc and many more.In a career which saw him make his first start at Celtic Park up against Ronaldinho and Barca to scoring the goal which saved Birmingham City’s Championship status, this is a story very much worth listening to. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/10/20191 hour 34 minutes 35 seconds
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185: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Celtic Lose as Rangers Go Top, Red Cards, Scotland & Brawls

Jam packed show for you this weekend as the boys mull over an eventful weekend in the SPFL Premiership as Rangers overtake Celtic at the top of the league. There's also chat on the lads' history of red cards, looking ahead to the Scotland National Team games and the best on-field brawls they've seen. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/10/20191 hour 8 minutes
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184: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Hibs Shock Celtic, Shankland for Scotland & Ridiculous Fines

It's Keeping the Ball on the Ground, your favourite weekly Scottish Football podcast with Simon Ferry, Paul Slane and Kevin Kyle as they look back on the week's past events that have everyone talking. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/10/201950 minutes 52 seconds
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183: Si Ferry Meets... Lee Clark | Gazza, Keegan, Newcastle Nearly Champions, Sunderland, Fulham & Killie

We’ve got Newcastle hero, Lee Clark joining us this week as he chats to us about coming through the ranks at his beloved Newcastle to play for one of the most iconic teams the Premier League has seen during the famous Kevin Keegan era in the mid-90s.Lee has some great stories about former teammates and managers including Asprilla, Les Ferdinand, Paul Gascoigne, Alan Shearer, Peter Reid and more.He also discusses his controversial move to rivals Sunderland and his headline grabbing exit from the Mackems as well as touching on his time at Fulham and management with Scottish side Kilmarnock. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/09/20191 hour 25 minutes 39 seconds
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182: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Heckingbottom to Go? Players Slagging Their Own Managers, Ian McCall & Awards Dos

Join us once more this week for another instalment of the award-winning Open Goal podcast where the boys are discussing the mounting pressure on Hibs' Manager Paul Heckingbottom, Phil Jones being told to apparently shut up from Ed Woodward after having a dig at his boss, Ian McCall's decision to go back to Thistle and the lads regale us with tales of messy awards events they've attended in the past following Messi's win at the FIFA Best Awards. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/201948 minutes 7 seconds
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181: Si Ferry Meets... Tam Cowan and Stuart Cosgrove | 25 Years of Off the Ball

The odd couple of Scottish Football join Si this week as they look back on 25 years of their much loved BBC Radio show. Off the Ball. The boys chats us through some of their favourite moments from over the years and tell us how the got involved in the show initially and where they would like to take it from here. Loads of hilarious stories on this one so sit back and enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/09/20191 hour 39 minutes 47 seconds
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180: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Levein & 6 Points Off 4th, Pressure Edinburgh Derby, Europa Preview & Managers Arguing

It's an action packed Keeping the Ball on the Ground for you this week as it's all kicking off in Scottish Football again. Edinburgh Managers under severe pressure, bizarre post-match comments, Championship Managers arguing and the boys chat about players who they thought were duds ended up making it in the big time! Get us downloaded! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/09/201956 minutes 47 seconds
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179: Si Ferry Meets... Peter Grant | Love Street 86, Centenary, ‘The 90s’, Coach w/ Celtic & Scotland

Former Celtic midfield General, Peter Grant is with Si this week as he talks us through the many highs and lows of playing with his boyhood team at Celtic Park.From the success of his early days securing dramatic league titles and historical milestones with the club in the late 80s to Celtic’s barren years in the 90s as the team neared a financial implosion and began to fight their way back under manager and friend Tommy Burns.The lads also discuss Peter’s time in coaching including his ill-fated return to Celtic with Tony Mowbray and his recent spell with the Scotland National Team under Alex McLeish. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/09/20191 hour 46 minutes 10 seconds
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178: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Scotland Games Review, Transfer Window and Keane & Owen Slaggings

After a short break the boys return following a grim week for the Scotland National Team as they discuss the recent displays at Hampden and question where the country goes from here. They also review the final deals in the transfer window as well as give their take on the recent public hammerings handed by Roy Keane and Michael Owen in the media recently. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/09/201953 minutes 19 seconds
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177: Si Ferry Meets... Craig Brown | Life as a Manager - Last Man to Get Scotland to a Major Tournament

The last man to get Scotland to a major tournament joins Si Ferry this week as Craig Brown discusses his route to becoming involved with Scotland and the pathway which led to him becoming full-time manager and navigating the country to some of its most iconic days Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/09/20191 hour 13 minutes 7 seconds
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176: Si Ferry Meets... Craig Beattie | Martin O’Neill, Celtic Days, Hearts Cup Hero, Swansea, Travels

This week Simon is joined by former Celtic, Hearts, West Brom, Swansea &amp; Scotland striker, Craig Beattie as he talks through his career which involves stories with the likes of Edgar Davids, Gordon Strachan, Martin O’Neill, Tommy Gravesen and Brendan Rodgers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/20191 hour 59 minutes 57 seconds
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175: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Rangers v Celtic Preview, Danny Lennon, Craig Beattie & Player/Managers

The nation's favourite football show brings you the latest chat from Scottish Football as Si, Slaney and Kev look ahead to the first meeting of Celtic and Rangers at Ibrox this season, discuss whether Danny Lennon's decision to sub himself on for Clyde should be seen as a laughing matter or not and chat about the role of a player/manager. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/08/201952 minutes 24 seconds
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174: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Round 2 Fringe Shows, Team Talks on Pitch, League Sponsors & VAR

We've got an action packed show this week as the lads are covering all bases including last weekend's League Cup results, putting a rally cry out for a new SPFL Sponsor, discussing Managers who hold team talks on the pitch as well as give their views on whether VAR is killing the game or not.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/08/201955 minutes 34 seconds
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173: Si Ferry Meets... David Robertson | Alex Ferguson, Aberdeen, Rangers, Leeds & Managing in India

Decorated former Aberdeen, Rangers and Leeds United full back David Robertson joins Si to discuss his trophy-laden career as well as his well highlighted period as Real Kashmir FC Manger over in the most militarised area in India!This man has not had a quiet time in football - from coming through under Sir Alex Ferguson at Aberdeen, winning 9 in-a-row with Rangers, playing under George Graham at Leeds to now trying to organise training sessions and win football matches among a war torn area thousands of miles from home - David has a fair few stories to tell! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/20191 hour 23 minutes 27 seconds
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172: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | 1st Fringe Show, Weekends Results, Scots Down South

On this week's show the boys are off the back of the first Open Goal show at the Edinburgh Fringe on Sunday and give a bit of chat from the night, discuss the weekend's football results while keeping an eye on how the Scottish players in the Premier League down south are getting on. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/08/201947 minutes 57 seconds
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171: Si Ferry Meets... Willo Flood | Man City 1st Team, Dundee Utd, Celtic Move & Dons

Willo Flood sits down with former teammate Si Ferry for another very honest and candid chat about a career that has not been without its talking points.From playing with Anelka, getting robbed in Manchester, taking a penalty against the team he was signing for the next day, debuting for Celtic v Rangers and a failed trip to Bali, there’s plenty to discuss in this humorous and insightful interview with the Irishman. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/20191 hour 20 minutes 22 seconds
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170: Keeping the Ball on the Ground - 2019/20 SPFL Season Preview!

It's back! The FBAs award winning podcast returns for another season along with your favourite characters Si Ferry, Kevin Kyle and Paul Slane.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/07/201953 minutes 55 seconds
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169: Si Ferry Meets... Stevie Fulton | Celtic Breakthrough, Hearts, Scottish Cup Captain, Kilmarnock

The man, the myth, the legend, Stevie Fulton joins us this week after becoming a popular character on the show through the anecdotes of his fellow teammate.The midfielder talks us through his career starting at Celtic in the late 80s under the stewardship of Billy McNeill before eventually joining Hearts at Tynecastle where he would go on to become a cult hero for the jambos, captaining the side in their victorious Scottish Cup win in 1998. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/07/20191 hour 23 minutes 16 seconds
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168: Si Ferry Meets... Ian Black | Blackburn & Souness, ICTFC, Hearts Days, Scottish Cup and Rangers

Our latest sit down is as honest an interview you're likely to watch on the Open Goal channel as former Inverness Cale, Hearts &amp; Rangers midfielder, Ian Black doesn't hold back as he discusses his career and the many ups and downs throughout.From coming through the youth ranks at Blackburn with Graeme Souness at the helm, to making his name in Scotland with ICTFC and then going on to live his boyhood dream with a Romanov-led Hearts before joining Rangers in the 3rd Division as they began their climb up to the Premiership.You won't regret watching this one as there's nothing missed by Ian who gives his honest and frank opinions on each of the main talking points from his career in football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/20191 hour 27 minutes 1 second
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167: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Michael Gardyne, Si Ferry & Kevin Kyle

Our special filmed podcasts return this week with a new guest star joining the boys, Ross County legend and former Celtic, Dundee and Kilmarnock forward, Michael Gardyne!Plenty of hilarity ensues as the boys discuss the daftness of things they’d get up to in their younger days as youth players and right though their careers. Midge also goes through his career highlights including his current club’s famous League Cup win back in 2016. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/07/20191 hour 6 minutes 50 seconds
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166: Si Ferry Meets... Dean Windass | Life and Career w/ Hull, Aberdeen, Bradford, Boro & Premier League

Football cult hero, Dean Windass joins us today to take us through his eventful career in typical ‘Deano’ fashion. Loads of laughs and some amazing stories from a career which has seen him ply his trade in part-time football, lower leagues, Scotland as well as reaching the pinnacle in England, the Premier League.He’s also got some classic tales about some of his former teammates including Stan Collymore, Alen Boksic, Dean Saunders and many more! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/07/20191 hour 53 minutes 16 seconds
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165: Si Ferry Meets... Packie Bonner | Stein's Last Signing, Centenary, Ireland World Cups, Cup Win in 95

Si Ferry sits down with legendary Celtic and Republic of Ireland National Team goalkeeper, Packie Bonner to discuss his long and fruitful career between the sticks.In a career that has seen the Irishman win multiple honours and appear in some of Ireland's most iconic moments in international football, he recalls some of the great characters he met and played with along the way including Sean Fallon, Jock Stein, Tommy Burns and Jack Charlton. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/06/201955 minutes 10 seconds
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164: Si Ferry Meets... Gary Naysmith | Hearts Days, Scottish Cup 98, Everton Years, Scotland

This week Si chats to former Hearts, Everton and Scotland full-back Gary Naysmith as he recounts his career and his many stories over a career both North and South of the border. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/06/20191 hour 20 minutes 25 seconds
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163: Si Ferry Meets... Martin Compston | Morton Days, Celtic & Scotland, Switch to Acting & Line of Duty

Something a bit different this week as Si gets a candid chat with top actor and Line of Duty star, Martin Compston.Football fanatic Martin chats with Si about his early aspirations of becoming a footballer after coming through the youth levels at Aberdeen and Morton before a chance opportunity led him on the path to becoming an actor.The boys also chat about his love for Celtic and Scotland, sharing stories about following both over the years as well as the opportunities he’s been given through his acting career to live the dream by playing in front of full houses at the likes of Celtic Park, Wembley and Old Trafford all in the name of charity and Soccer Aid. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/06/20191 hour 17 minutes 7 seconds
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162: Si Ferry Meets... Barry Bannan | O’Neill Villa Days, Holloway at Blackpool, Scotland Caps, Sheff Wed

Barry Bannan is the latest to take the hot seat as he sits down with Si Ferry to take a candid look through midfielder’s career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/05/20191 hour 20 minutes 24 seconds
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161: 2018/19 SPFL SEASON REVIEW | Winners, Sackings, Villains, Rising Stars & Funniest Moments

We've got the full squad together to give you the ultimate review of this season's SPFL Premiership as Si, Frank, Derek, Slaney and Kevin chat through the biggest talking points from an action packed year in Scotland's top division. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/05/20191 hour 7 minutes 30 seconds
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160: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Best Podcast Award, Rangers v Celtic Review, McIntyre Sacked & Man Utd Shambles

Fresh off securing the 'Best Podcast' gong at the Football Blogging Awards, it's back to business as Si, Slaney and Kev take you through the latest goings on in football as they give their views in their own 'unique' manner! Enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/05/201944 minutes 19 seconds
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159: Si Ferry Meets... Steven Fletcher | Making a Name at Hibs, EPL Days w/ Burnley, Wolves & Sunderland

We’ve got Scotland Internationalist, Steven Fletcher sitting down with this week as he takes us through an entertaining look back on his career so far which has saw him start off as one of the most sought after strikers in Scotland before going on to break a variety of clubs’ transfer records down in the Premier League in England.As we like to do on Open Goal, Steven also tells us about the many great characters he’s worked with and played under including Di Canio, Martin O’Neill, Mick McCarthy and many more Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
13/05/20191 hour 17 minutes
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158: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | PFA Winners, Crazy Goalies, Rangers v Celtic Preview & Quirky Managers

The boys are here again to chew the fat over the latest topics in Scottish Football and of course chip in with the usual utterly nonsensical banter that keeps the podcast ticking. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/201952 minutes 17 seconds
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157: Si Ferry Meets... Stuart McCall | Bradford, Rangers 9IAR, Funny Squad, Managing Motherwell & Rangers

Stuart McCall is our guest for this week’s very candid interview as he reflects on a career that has seen many pulsating highs and some heartbreaking and emotional lows through his time with Bradford, Everton and Rangers.Stuart has the story book out as he also recounts some of the funniest times in his career alongside the many massive characters he played with including the likes of Ally McCoist, Gazza and many others.We of course discuss Stuart’s time in management and the success he brought to Motherwell which eventually led to the team securing a Champions League spot in the SPFL Premiership as well as getting the inside track to the difficulties he experienced during his short reign at Ibrox. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/05/20192 hours 1 minute 12 seconds
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156: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Billy McNeill, Edinburgh Derby, Rangers Transfer Targets, Leeds v Villa Carnage

More nonsense and carry on from Si, Slaney and Kev as they dissect the latest football news coming out of the game this past week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/04/201944 minutes 14 seconds
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155: Si Ferry Meets... Johan Mjällby | Playing and Coaching with Celtic

This week Si is joined by the former Sweden &amp; Celtic centennial-half Johan Mjallby as he discusses his eventful time with the Hoops both as a player and coach. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/04/20191 hour 12 minutes 17 seconds
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154: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Si Ferry, Stephen Purdon, Jordan Young, Paul Slane & Kevin Kyle

Si, Slaney and big Kev are joined by two of Scotland's national treasures in the form of River City actors, Stephen Purdon and Jordan Young.As two big Rangers fans, we chat to the boys about the current Rangers team, highs and lows of the past and their favourite memories following the Ibrox club. Of course not forgetting the usual dose of carnage which comes with bringing these boys together! Enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/04/201955 minutes 56 seconds
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153: Si Ferry Meets... Gordon Smith | Playing at Rangers & Brighton, SFA CEO, Ibrox DoF, Craig Whyte

Si sits down with Gordon Smith this week to discuss a highly interesting career in the game which has seen him take up a number of varied roles including playing for the likes of Kilmarnock, Rangers and Brighton to taking up media work and agency before eventually taking on high-profile jobs such the Chief Executive of the SFA and Director of Football during a tough period at Ibrox Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/04/20191 hour 20 minutes 14 seconds
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152: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Hearts v Celtic Final, Dons Lose the Heeds, Ball Boys & Goodwin

Your favourite podcast team is back again this week as they take their own unique view on the latest events in Scottish Football including Hearts and Celtic making it to the William Hill Scottish Cup Final, Aberdeen players losing the plot and whether Jim Goodwin should be Manager of the Year. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/04/201949 minutes 8 seconds
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151: Si Ferry Meets... Rab Douglas | Goalie of many jobs, Celtic Days, UEFA Cup Final, Dundee Survival

Former Celtic and Dundee goalkeeper, Rab Douglas is in the chair with Si this week as he chats through his career between the sticks.In what can be an unforgiving role in a football team, Rab discusses the various highs and lows in an extraordinary career which started out playing part-time while working as a bricklayer and fireman before turning pro at 25 and then going on to win multiple honours and a place in Celtic’s team in the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/04/20191 hour 11 minutes 47 seconds
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150: Si Ferry Meets... Gary Locke | Living the Dream @ Hearts, 98 Cup Final, 2012 Cup Win, Gaffer & Admin

We’ve got a dyed in the wool Hearts fan and Jambo legend sitting down with Si this week as he talks us through living the dream with his boyhood club at Tynecastle as player, coach and Manager.As well as touching on his time with Killie and Bradford, Lockey is on brilliant form as he recites some of the most hilarious and insightful anecdotes we’ve had on the show from a career which has seen many highs and lows throughout. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/04/20191 hour 46 minutes 19 seconds
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149: Si Ferry Meets... Bob Malcolm | Rangers Youth, Advocaat, Treble, Ibrox Social Culture, 'Well & Oz

Former Rangers man, Bob Malcolm joins Si this week to chat through his footballing career from doing the jobs as a young boy coming through at Ibrox to the facing challenges for his place under Advocaat and then becoming an treble winner for his boyhood club.He also discusses life as a Rangers player during his era such as the social and drinking culture which was seen as the norm back in those days as well as the intensity of living in the Glasgow goldfish bowl as a Rangers player. We also chat about Bob's life outside of Ibrox including his moves to Derby, Motherwell and Australia. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/04/20191 hour 31 minutes 13 seconds
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148: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Celtic v Rangers Review

Peter MacDonald or ‘Peaso’ as known by many join regulars Si Ferry and Slaney to mull over the action-packed game that took place at Celtic Park over the weekend. Expect analysis and total nonsense as always! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/04/201957 minutes 8 seconds
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147: RIGHT IN THE COUPON | Celtic v Rangers Preview, Scotland and the Battle for 3rd & Bottom

It’s a big week for Scottish Football talking points as the boys look ahead to a massive game at Celtic Park as well as discussing a turbulent few days for the Scotland National Team. Good chat, loads of laughs and with any luck a coupon to finally come up! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/03/201925 minutes 38 seconds
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146: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Scotland Results, Long Journeys, Hassle on the Street & Celtic v Rangers Preview

Si, Slaney and Kevin Kyle make up the team today as they chat about the recent Scotland performances that have had the nation on a downer as well regaling old stories about long journeys and getting hassle on the street. Plenty of laughs as usual as the lads also take a moment to look ahead to this weekend's big game as Celtic take on Rangers. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/03/201948 minutes 9 seconds
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145: Si Ferry Meets... John Higgins | Life & Laughs as Snooker World Champion and Following Celtic

Not the usual type of of sportsman joining us this week as we’re delighted to welcome the Wizard of Wishaw and 4-time Snooker World Champion, John Higgins to the show!John is in great form as he recounts some of the best stories from his career at the top level of snooker involving some of the biggest names in the game, combining that with some of his fondest memories following his boyhood team, Celtic over the years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/03/20191 hour 6 minutes 56 seconds
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144: Si Ferry Meets... Robbie Savage | Life and Career In Football

This week we welcome one of English football's biggest personalities in recent times, Robbie Savage.Robbie talks with Si about his early days with the famous Class of '92 at Manchester United right through to claiming silverware with Martin O'Neill's Leicester and making himself a Premier League mainstay with the likes of Birmingham and Blackburn.Never shy of a few ding dongs on the park, Robbie also speaks to us about all the different characters he's played with and against as well as the Managers he's played under. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/03/20191 hour 2 minutes 52 seconds
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143: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Idiot Pitch Invaders, McGregor Retirement, Football Reunions

A dramatic podcast this week as for the first time ever we see an injury occur during recording! Among the stretcher being called on, we've got Kevin Kyle in to talk the latest goings on in the Scottish Game and beyond! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/03/201940 minutes 36 seconds
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142: Si Ferry Meets... David Templeton | Hearts Days, Anfield Goal, Rangers Move, McCoist & Injury Hell

Burton Albion winger David Templeton joins us to look back on his days in Scotland with us we go back to where it all started with Stenhousemuir straight through to becoming a fans favourite at Hearts, to scoring at Anfield and then making the trip West to join Rangers.David tells us all about the big characters he’s worked with over the years including Jim Jeffries, Kevin Kyle and Ally McCoist as well as touching on the recent struggles of avoiding early retirement while coming through a frustrating lengthy injury period on the sidelines. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/03/20191 hour 15 minutes 45 seconds
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141: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Replay for Dons and Rangers, Brendan Rodgers Backlash & Celebrations

Kevin Kyle returns to the show with us as we discuss all the latest goings on from the mad house that is Scottish Football and beyond! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/03/201954 minutes 3 seconds
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140: Si Ferry Meets... Joe Ledley | Cardiff, Beating the Best at Celtic, Palace & Wales Euro 2016

Former Cardiff, Celtic, Crystal Palace &amp; Derby midfielder Joe Ledley joins us this week to talk through his career journey so far.Starting off as a top prospect with local side Cardiff, Joe discusses his quick trajectory into the 1st team and becoming the club’s captain at the age of 21, leading them to an FA Cup Final and a heartbreaking defeat in the play-off finals.The boys also discuss his decision to leave Cardiff and seek to develop his career with Celtic where he would win numerous trophies and partake in one of the club’s greatest achievements in beating Barcelona.Joe also touches on his first experiences of the Premier League with Crystal Palace and working with the likes of Sam Allardyce and Neil Warnock.And we of course couldn’t forget to ask about Joe’s memories of Wales’ stunning performance at Euro 2016 as he looks back fondly on the amazing route which saw them reach the Semi-Finals
04/03/20191 hour 27 minutes 21 seconds
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139: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Brendan Rodgers Leaves Celtic

We were on air for the big breaking news today as reports suggest Brendan Rodgers has decided to leave Celtic for Leicester City with the remainder of the season left to play. All the reaction from Si, Slaney and Mark on the big story among other topics that have had everyone talking. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/02/201944 minutes 19 seconds
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138: Si Ferry Meets... Johnny Russell | Dundee United, Celtic Fan & Near Move, Derby County & Kansas

Current Sporting Kansas star man Johnny Russell is in the hot seat this week as he and Si get a good laugh looking back on the highs and lows of the striker’s career thus far.Johnny chats through the tough pathway to making it as a young player at Dundee United and then becoming one of the top forwards in the country. He also has a candid discussion about his time down at Derby County which saw him on the cusp of getting promoted to the Premier League while playing under an array of big name managers including Nigel Clough, Steve McLaren and Paul Clement.We of course round off on how he’s now enjoying life in America as he’s now made the trip over the pond to play for MLS team Sporting Kansas. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/02/20191 hour 23 minutes 58 seconds
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137: RIGHT IN THE COUPON | Morelos Scores 4, Steve Clarke Comments, Plastic Pitches, Title Race Over?

Welcome to Right in the Coupon, our weekly analysis show providing a light-hearted analysis on the week's football events and ends with our guests Frank McAvennie and Derek Ferguson's attempts to beat the bookies with their coupon!Plenty for the boys to chew over this week as Rangers bounce back with a thumping win against Killie in the William Hill Scottish Cup with that of course not being the only talking point from the game...We also discuss the title race as Celtic secured a crucial late win over Killie last week, the battle to avoid the drop as St Mirren and Dundee pick up results and of course everyone’s thoughts on the topic of plastic pitches in the top flight. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/201926 minutes 17 seconds
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136: Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Charlie Mulgrew, Simon Ferry and Paul Slane

We're delighted you've joined us for a very special version of our weekly podcast with show regulars Simon Ferry and Paul Slane alongside our guest star, former Celtic defender and now Blackburn captain, Charlie Mulgrew! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/02/201948 minutes 24 seconds
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135: Si Ferry Meets... Mark Warburton | Life as the Rangers Manager, Brentford & Starting in the City

Former Rangers Manager, Mark Warburton is our guest this week as he opens up to Si on his eventful period in charge of the Ibrox club as we discuss his opening season which saw him clinch promotion to the Premiership, defeat rivals Celtic in a dramatic penalty shootout and agonisingly lose the Scottish Cup Final to Hibs in the last minute.Furthermore, Mark goes into the different challenges he faced in his 2nd season when expectations were risen and new faces arrived as he attempted to steer the club back to a competitive level again.Also plenty of chat from his successful time at Brentford and his pathway into football having taken an unorthodox route after working as a trader in the City for a number of years. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/02/201958 minutes 59 seconds
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134: Si Ferry Meets... Paul Hartley | Romanov Era, Hearts Scottish Cup Win, Celtic 3IAR, Champions League

An amazing insight into the career of one of the country’s top central midfield players in recent times as Paul Hartley candidly looks back on the big moments of his career including the explosive reign of Vladimir Romanov at Hearts which brought excitement as well as madness to Tynecastle.Paul also speaks about his dream move to Celtic and the highlights which came from playing in the Champions League against the world’s best as well as playing a key role in the club’s comeback to clinch 3 in a row under Gordon Strachan. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/02/20191 hour 27 minutes 27 seconds
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133: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Craig Beattie

Former Celtic, Swansea, West Brom and Hearts striker joins us this week to chat through the recent topics that have everyone talking as well as a discussion on his club career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/201937 minutes 57 seconds
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132: Si Ferry Meets... Jason Scotland | Swansea, Martinez, Wigan, Dundee United & St Johnstone

The larger than life personality that is Jason Scotland joins us for an hilarious chat through his career with loads great stories on the teams he’s played with and the characters he’s shared a dressing room with.We go right through the Trinidad man’s time in football including his introduction to British football with Dundee United alongside mad characters like Charlie Miller and Andy McLaren, St Johnstone with Owen Coyle as well as Swansea and Wigan with Martinez.A couple of great Roy Keane stories in there also from his time at Ipswich! The big man also looks back on one of the most famous moments for Hamilton Accies as they defeated Hibs in the Premiership play-off to reach the top flight again under Alex Neill. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/02/20191 hour 15 minutes 42 seconds
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131: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Slane & Kyle | Lennon/Hibs; Sending Youth Abroad and Transfer Window

Join us this week as Kevin Kyle and Paul Slane are back to chat through the current situation everyone is talking about at Easter Road, youths going abroad and the closing stages of the transfer window.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29/01/201949 minutes 45 seconds
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130: Si Ferry Meets... Kelvin Wilson | Forest & Davies, Celtic Career and UCL Adventure

Former centre-half Kelvin Wilson joins us to talk about his playing days with his boyhood club Nottingham Forest as well as his exciting time with Celtic during one of the club's most memorable periods including their famous win over Champions League elite, Barcelona.Kelvin is in top form as he speaks openly and honestly about the ups and downs throughout his career with added wit and insight into the different characters he's played with and under. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/01/201959 minutes 14 seconds
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129: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Trevor Carson

This week we're delighted to be joined by Motherwell keeper and Northern Ireland Internationalist, Trevor Carson as we review the William Hill Scottish Cup action as well as the latest news in football.Trevor also speaks to us candidly about his career so far ranging from playing under Roy Keane at Sunderland, reaching two major cup finals in Scotland and a particular highlight sharing a dressing room with our very own Si Ferry! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/01/201952 minutes 10 seconds
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128: Si Ferry Meets... Maurice Ross | Hard Graft as Rangers Youth, Advocaat, Ferguson, Winning Honours

Si sits down with former Rangers full back, Maurice Ross as he details the intense academy upbringing under the mentorship of hard taskmasters such as John Brown and Jan Wouters which led to him becoming a Rangers 1st team player.Once there, Maurice gives us an insight into the high demands within a Rangers squad which was littered with internationalists of the highest calibre as they went toe to toe with an equally strong Celtic team for domestic honours.They boys also chat about Maurice’s recent career as a coach and his aspirations in that field going forward. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/01/201955 minutes 25 seconds
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127: Keeping the Ball on the Ground - Transfer Window Review w/ Kevin Kyle and Paul Slane

It's the first show of 2019 and we're delighted to have a couple of fans' favourites back to kick us off as Paul Slane and Kevin Kyle join Si and Mark to review the comings and goings in the transfer market so far. Standard nonsense and chaos included of course... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/01/201949 minutes 26 seconds
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126: Si Ferry Meets... Owen Coyle | St Johnstone, Burnley Promotion, Celtic Rejection, Move to Bolton

Our first sit down of the year is with Owen Coyle as he chats through his managerial career with Si which is not short of its talking points.Among many great stories, Owen also discusses his breakthrough with St Johnstone, turning Burnley from relegation candidates into a Premier League side, turning down his boyhood club Celtic, his dramatic move to Bolton Wanderers and much more. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/01/20191 hour 6 minutes 10 seconds
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125: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Gordon Dalziel 18/12/18

Gordon Dalziel is back for our final KTBOTG of 2018! Topics today include a review of the weekend fixtures, Europa League, Mourinho sacking and we're back on our favourite subject of Christmas team nights out. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/12/201857 minutes 32 seconds
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124: Si Ferry Meets... Louis Moult

Si Ferry sits down with Motherwell’s most recent goal scoring hero, Louis Moult as he tells us candidly about his difficult pathway to Fir Park as well as giving us a fantastic insight into his eventful 3 years at the club. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/12/201850 minutes 56 seconds
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123: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Kevin Kyle & Paul Slane

In Kevin Kyle's own words, it's 45 minutes of carnage for you this week! Two of our most popular guests have been brought together for a hilarious edition of the podcast as we're talking all things Christmas Nights Out as the festive party season is now upon us. Enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/12/201847 minutes 54 seconds
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122: Si Ferry Meets... Chick Young & Hugh Keevins

Si Ferry sits down with 2 veterans of the media game as Chick Young &amp; Hugh Keevins talk us through some of the hilarious, crucial and poignant moments of their careers which has seen them work through some of the biggest and most dramatic moments in Scottish Football history. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/12/20181 hour 6 minutes 38 seconds
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121: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Andy McLaren

Series regular Andy McLaren is back with us this week as the team look ahead to this weekend's League Cup Final as well as chatting about modern day players on social media and the recent unorthodox Managerial appointment at Republic of Ireland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
27/11/201842 minutes 6 seconds
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120: Si Ferry Meets... Ryan McGowan | Hearts , Scottish Cup, Managers, Rangers Offer, Dundee Utd & Oz

Great chat with Australian International and Hearts legend, Ryan McGowan as he candidly discusses his time with the Jambos from arriving in Edinburgh as a youth player to clinching one of the club’s most famous victories in the 5-1 defeat of Hibs in the Scottish Cup.He reflects humorously on the different managers, of which there were many, and players he encountered throughout his time at Tynecastle which included a few tumultuous moments as chaos behind the scenes crept in to effect the dressing room.There is also the topic of his proposed move to Rangers back in 2012 as he tells us how close he came to signing up for the Ibrox club.Ryan speaks to Si on his other great pride of playing for Australia in the 2014 World Cup as well as his short spell at Dundee United. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy fo
26/11/20181 hour 26 minutes 9 seconds
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119: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Billy Sloan

One of the country's leading all time music journalists and big football fan, Billy Sloan is our special guest this week and this man has many a brilliant story to tell. Tales about Muhammed Ali, David Bowie, Pele, U2 and George Best to name but a few in this funny and fascinating insight from Billy. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
20/11/201858 minutes 27 seconds
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118: Si Ferry Meets... Andy Robertson - Rise to Liverpool & Scotland Captain via Queens Park, DUFC & Hull

We’re delighted to welcome on one of the best left backs in the world at the moment with local boy, Andy Robertson joining Si for a chat about his incredible story which has led him to English giants, Liverpool.Andy gives a fantastic insight into his career to date with plenty of great stories about the characters and laughs he’s had along the way with the likes of Queens Park, Dundee United and Hull. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/11/20181 hour 18 minutes 31 seconds
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117: Si Ferry Meets... Josh Windass - Life at Rangers, Accrington Stanley & Wigan

Wigan forward, Josh Windass sits down with us this week for as honest a chat as you’ll get on his career to date including most recently his time Rangers.Josh discusses the excitement at signing for the Glasgow Giants and going on to play under an eventful era with Mark Warburton, Pedro Caixinha and Graeme Murty which weren’t without its talking points. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/11/20181 hour 7 minutes 35 seconds
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116: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Paul Slane

Former Motherwell and Celtic winger Paul Slane joins the podcast for an hilarious chat this week as we cover the recent topics in Scottish football and also discuss our guest's eventful career as a player both on and off the pitch. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/11/20181 hour 2 minutes 43 seconds
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115: Si Ferry Meets... Gary Caldwell - Newcastle Education| Hibs| Celtic, Titles & Tough Times| Wigan

The newly appointed Patrick Thistle Manager sits down with us this this week as we go back to the start of his footballing career and chat right through his time with Newcastle, Hibs, Celtic and Wigan where he would also begin his management career. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/20181 hour 26 minutes 55 seconds
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114: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Chick Young

Scottish broadcasting legend, Chick Young joins Mark and Si this week to look over the latest topics that have everyone talking in the world of football. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/10/201854 minutes 50 seconds
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113: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Andy Barrowman

Another week with the boys discussing the latest topics in Scottish Football, this time accompanied by former Birmingham, Inverness and Ross County striker Andy Barrowman! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/10/201848 minutes 9 seconds
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112: Si Ferry Meets... Derek Riordan - Hibs, Celtic, Return to Easter Road and China

This week we’re having a chat with one of Scotland’s most prolific strikers in recent times, Derek Riordan as he gives us a rare insight into his early glory days at Hibs as he and a group of the country’s most promising young talent were taking Easter Road by storm.He also discusses his big move to Celtic and the difficulties that he faced while trying to become a regular in the team.Beyond that, Derek talks us through his 2nd spell at Hibs before making a surprise move to China where he tells us about the hilarious cultural differences that he had to get used to when moving over. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/10/20181 hour 3 minutes 59 seconds
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111: Si Ferry Meets... Archie Knox - Life as No. 2 at Aberdeen, Man Utd, Rangers

Si Ferry sits down with one of the most successful number 2s in the game as Archie Knox talks us through his long career which saw him partner Sir Alex Ferguson to trophy glory at both Aberdeen and Manchester United as well as assisting Walter Smith to Rangers' 9 in a row run in Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/10/20181 hour 10 minutes 35 seconds
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110: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Kevin Kyle

One of our favourtie 'Si Ferry Meets...' guests returns to Open Goal as he sits down with Simon and Mark to get a blether on the latest goings on in Scottish Football as well as chucking in an extra couple of brilliant stories from his career! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/10/20181 hour 1 minute 16 seconds
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109: Si Ferry Meets... Stephen Dobbie - Rangers, Hibs, St Johnstone, QOTS, Swansea, Blackpool, Bolton

Si Ferry sits down with the most lethal striker in European football at the moment as Stephen Dobbie talks us through his career to date and all the characters he’s worked with over the years including Ian Holloway, Brendan Rodgers, Barry Ferguson and Neil Lennon. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/10/201850 minutes 47 seconds
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108: Si Ferry Meets... David Moyes - Life as a Football Manager at Preston, Everton, Man Utd

We’ve got a big one for you this week as Si chats with former Everton and Manchester United Manager, David Moyes about his life and career as both a player and coach.In the exclusive candid interview with the Scotsman he openly discusses earning his stripes early in his career with Celtic as a player, getting his first opportunity in management, the highs and lows through his successful long spell at Everton as well talking us through his tenure at one of the biggest clubs in football, Man Utd. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/20181 hour 17 minutes 7 seconds
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107: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Hugh Keevins

Stalwart Scottish Football reporter, Hugh Keevins is our guest this week as the panel discuss Si Ferry's sit down with Davie Moyes and the current situation at Man Utd; Livingston's impact this season and the surprise layout of the league table as well as a discussion on both managerial situations at the Dundee clubs! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/10/201848 minutes 56 seconds
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106: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Gordon Dalziel

Former Rangers and Raith Rovers striker Gordon Dalziel is our guest this week as the boys get a blether on the latest goings on in football including Celtic's plummet in form, best comebacks in the game as well a few good tales from Gordon's career back in the day. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/09/201850 minutes 51 seconds
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105: Si Ferry Meets... Jim White - Life and Career in the Media

Si Ferry sits down with Sky Sports News presenter, Jim White to discuss the highlights from his long and eventful career in the media. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/09/20181 hour 13 minutes 26 seconds
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104: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Scott McDermott

Chief football writer of the Sunday Mail, Scott McDermott joins us this week to give us an insight into the media sides of both Steven Gerrard and Brendan Rodgers as things start to heat up for the Glasgow clubs. We also discuss magicians, team bonding activities, Europa League and Scotland Under 21s. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/09/201858 minutes 10 seconds
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103: Si Ferry Meets... Paddy McCourt

This week Si sits down with one of Celtic’s most recent cult heroes, the technically gifted winger, Paddy McCourt. Great laughs in this one as Paddy recounts his unorthodox professional career which led his pathway to the club he always supported as a boy in Glasgow.From injuries derailing his start in British Football with Rochdale to making the most of the social life back Derry and eventually the dream come true of ending up at Celtic Park.Hilarious stories from inside the Celtic dressing room, team nights out and of course how he managed to develop as an important first team player after getting to grips with a new level of professional training! You’ll enjoy this one! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
17/09/201850 minutes 19 seconds
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102: Si Ferry Meets... Ally McCoist - Scotland Special

We’re buzzing as this week we welcome back one of our favourite guests to have donned the hot seat, Ally McCoist! Ally returns to discuss his Scotland career with stories galore from his first cap to playing in various major tournaments with the country including Italia 90 and Euro 96.The former Rangers striker also touches upon his time coaching the national team alongside Walter Smith as they set the team on their way in a dramatic Euro 2008 qualifying group.And of course we couldn’t leave him without asking about his unconventional commentary techniques at this year’s World Cup alongside broadcasting stalwart Jon Champion! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
10/09/201839 minutes 29 seconds
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101: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Simon Donnelly

Former Celtic, Dufermline and Partick Thistle forward, Simon Donnelly joins Si and Mark this week as the boys discuss all the fallout from the recent Celtic v Rangers game, the role of kicking in Scottish football, Alan Stubbs sacking at St Mirren as well as Sid's memories of coaching a young Andy Robertson at Dundee United after the Liverpool left back was named as Scotland Captain this week. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/09/201847 minutes 8 seconds
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100: Si Ferry Meets... Michael O’Neill - Newcastle, Dundee United, Hibs, Northern Ireland & Euro 2016

It’s another treat for us this week as Si Ferry speaks to Northern Ireland Manager, Michael O’Neill about his career as a player and how he rose through the ranks in management from part-time Brechin City to joining the top table of International football at the Euros in 2016.A really funny and genuine insight into the life and career of Now one of the top international managers in the game which you’re sure to enjoy! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03/09/20181 hour 13 minutes 32 seconds
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99: Si Ferry Meets... Stiliyan Petrov - Life and Times at Celtic, Seville, Larsson, Winning Team Spirit

This week we are joined by former Celtic midfield dynamo, Stiliyan Petrov as he talks Si through his life at the club, from struggling early doors with a £6k phone bill he couldn’t pay off to becoming the heartbeat of a Celtic side that would go onto win numerous silverware and reach the Final of the UEFA Cup!Stan is fantastically reflective on his career as he provides many humorous insights into the characters and managers he played with who drove the club to such success during his time there.The Bulgarian also poignantly touches on his battle with illness a few years ago and the new found appreciation of life which he enjoys and how he uses his time to help raise awareness and funds for vital research in aiding those with the same illness in which he suffered. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more inf
29/08/201849 minutes 50 seconds
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98: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Peter McDonald

This week the lads are joined by former St Johnstone striker Peter McDonald as they discuss the current controversial characters in Scottish Football, Mourinho meltdown and the Scotlands squad! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/08/201853 minutes 15 seconds
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97: Si Ferry Meets... Chic Charnley - Possil, John Lambie, Thistle, Samurai Swords and Hibs

Si Ferry meets one of Scottish football’s most well-known characters, the ‘loveable mad man’ himself, Chic Charnley!Stories aplenty in this candid chat about Chic’s life and career from growing up in Possil to becoming a professional footballer with the likes of Patrick Thistle, Dundee and Hibs in a career that was lively both on and off the park! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/08/201842 minutes 16 seconds
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96: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Lee Mair

Former Aberdeen, Dundee, Dundee United and St Mirren defender Lee Mair joins the lads this week as they discuss short managerial stints following Kenny Miller's departure from Livingston, Plastic Pitches, Guardiola &amp; Mourinho's spat and the not so typical life after football for some. It's a cracker, don't miss it! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/08/201849 minutes 19 seconds
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95: Keeping the Ball on the Ground w/ Davie Farrell

This week the boys are joined by former Hibs man, Davie Farrell as they discuss all the key talking points from the eventful affair at Tyencastle between Hearts and Celtic as well as chat about the role of player discipline and whether there's a new poisoned chalice in North London... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/08/201849 minutes 54 seconds
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94: Keeping the Ball on the Ground - Opening Weekend Review, Away Day Disasters & a Scottish Community Shield

This week the boys are joined by Andy McLaren as they review the opening weekend fixtures in Scotland, share tales of away day disasters following Hibs' travel issues last week as well as discuss whether the Community Shield format in England should be introduced to Scotland. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/08/201847 minutes 27 seconds
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93: Si Ferry Meets... Simon Donnelly - Lou Macari, New Era Celtic, Stopping 10, Thistle & Dundee Utd

It’s a tale of the two Simons this week as our own Mr Ferry sits down with his namesake to look back on his career as both a player and coach.Simon Donnelly discusses his early breakthrough with Celtic under Lou Macari during a difficult period for the club. This start kicked off an eventful career at Celtic which saw Sid play with a number of characters including the Three Amigos under Tommy Burns before eventually clinching a league title in 1998 to stop Rangers pursuit of 10 in a row.Simon also reflects on his time as assistant manager to Jackie McNamara at Patrick Thistle and Dundee Utd including the many ups and downs that come with football management. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
06/08/20181 hour 17 seconds
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92: Keeping the Ball on the Ground - NEW SEASON!

Keeping the Ball on the Ground is back for a new series as Simon &amp; Mark are joined by award-winning sports journalist Hugh McDonald. The boys take a look ahead to the new season, discuss the latest transfer business and share a few pre-season stories of their own as the most dreaded time of year for players comes to a close. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/07/201857 minutes 4 seconds
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91: Si Ferry Meets... Kevin Kyle - Sunderland Days, Scotland, Killie, Hearts and Rangers

Another good laugh this week as Si Ferry sits down with the larger than life Kevin Kyle as he takes an entertaining look back on his career and the many different colourful characters he's shared a dressing room with along the way. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/07/20181 hour 15 minutes 14 seconds
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90: Si Ferry Meets... Barry Robson - Rangers, ICT, Dundee United, Celtic Title Win, Teammates & Strachan

Enjoy this hilarious trip down memory lane with Barry Robson as he looks back on his career with Simon Ferry. Plenty of great stories from his early days starting with Rangers through to sharing a Dundee United dressing room with the likes of Andy McLaren and Charlie Miller as well as of course going on to winning a league title and playing in the Champions League with Celtic.Barry also discusses his experiences with Middlesbrough and going abroad to play in the MLS before returning home and achieving cup glory with Aberdeen.Not one to be missed as Barry gives us one of the best insights into the world of football that we've had yet! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/07/20181 hour 14 minutes 35 seconds
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89: Si Ferry Meets... Russell Anderson - Aberdeen Glory Days, Dark Days, Managers and Characters

The Aberdeen legend, Russell Anderson sits down with Si to talk about his long career with the Dons from the early dark days to the glory of lifting the League Cup in front of 40 Thousand Dons fans in 2014.The big centre half also gives us an insight into the many different characters and mangers he shared a dressing room with throughout his time at Pittodrie as well as telling us a bit about his time south of the border with Sunderland and Derby. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/07/20181 hour 2 minutes 55 seconds