Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Martin Woods

April 18, 2018

Partick Thistle midfielder Martin Woods joins Mark and Si this week to review all drama from the William Hill Scottish Cup Semi-Final ties as well as giving us the insight into a massive few weeks for The Jags as they look to fight off the drop from the Scottish Premiership.


Si Ferry Meets… Ally McCoist

April 17, 2018

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.


Si Ferry Meets… Marvin Andrews Ep 2 - Rangers, ‘Keep Believing’, Helicopter Sunday, World Cup 2006

April 11, 2018

In Episode 2 with Marvin Andrews, the big centre half talks us through his rollercoaster time with Rangers where he had to prove doubters he was good enough to be there, overcome a ligament injury through faith healing and restore the faith of his fans' and teammates that they could still win the 2005 League Title in the year of Helicopter Sunday.

He also discusses his pride of assisting his nation, Trinidad and Tobago to qualify for the 2006 World Cup which was a feat he never dreamed possible when first beginning his football career.


A truly incredible story that every football fan won't want to miss!


Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Scott Leitch

April 10, 2018

Former Hearts and Motherwell midfielder Scott Leitch joins the boys this week to discuss the latest football topics that have got us all talking.


Si Ferry Meets… Marvin Andrews Ep 1 - Trinidad to Scotland, Raith Rovers, Livi, Rangers

April 9, 2018

In part 1, Si sits down with the happiest man in Scotland, Marvin Andrews! The big man talks through his football education in Trinidad and the fascinating story which led him to land in Scotland and try to make it as a professional footballer. He chats through the difficulties in adapting to the Scottish weather and culture as he went through trials at various clubs before ending up at Raith Rovers.

Marvin also delves into the highs and lows at Livingston from finishing 3rd in the top league to the club's financial oblivion which saw a number of peculiar incidents occur towards the end of his time there.

And of course the lads touch on his move to Rangers and how it all came about.


Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Sandy Stewart

April 4, 2018

Sandy Stewart join us this week for a chat on our weekly podcast, Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Simon Ferry and Mark Guidi.


Si Ferry Meets… John Hartson Ep 2 - Seville run, Martin O’Neill, Celtic in EPL, Gordon Strachan

April 2, 2018

In our 2nd and final instalment with John Hartson, the goal scorer talks us through his entire Celtic career from cementing himself in the team to scoring vital goals in the run to Seville and achieving the honourable feat of breaking the 100 goal mark for the club.


Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Tony Watt

March 28, 2018

Tony Watt returns to join us at Open Goal, this time for a chat on our weekly podcast, Keeping the Ball on the Ground with Simon Ferry and Mark Guidi.

This week, the lads are discussing Scotland's recent International performances, whether age discrimination exists among managers, modern goal celebrations and also World Cup memories.


Si Ferry Meets… John Hartson Ep 1 - Arsenal, West Ham, Crazy Gang, Rangers Medical, Joining Celtic

March 26, 2018

In Episode 1 of our 2-part series with Wales international, John Hartson, the big man talks us through the ups and downs of his career down south prior to his move to Celtic.

A man who broke many a transfer record, he talks Si through starting out at Luton which led to his big move to Arsenal where he tells us all about playing with big characters like Ian Wright, Tony Adams and Martin Keown as well as learning under George Graham and Arsene Wenger.

He then talks about his highs and lows with West Ham where he finished 2nd top goalscorer in England but had his time slightly marred by a training ground scrap with Eyal Berkovic which John talks about openly.

On top of that, there are some great tales about his time with the Crazy Gang at Wimbledon and also at Coventry before getting into the details of his move to Celtic and his early days there, which of course arrived after a failed medical with arch-rivals Rangers.


Keeping The Ball On The Ground with James McPake

March 20, 2018

Fromer Dundee, Hibs and Coventry defender, James McPake joins both Simon and Mark this week to discuss the latest on what's got the football world talking.