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Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Beattie in for Kyle, Scotland, WAGs at War, Larsson to Southend?

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Beattie in for Kyle, Scotland, WAGs at War, Larsson to Southend?

October 15, 2019

We've tweaked the lineup this week while Kevin Kyle departs for a holiday as we sub on former Celtic & 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.

Si Ferry Meets… Paul Caddis | Celtic Upbringing, Start v Barca, Di Canio & Keeping Birmingham Up

Si Ferry Meets… Paul Caddis | Celtic Upbringing, Start v Barca, Di Canio & Keeping Birmingham Up

October 14, 2019

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.

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Celtic Lose as Rangers Go Top, Red Cards, Scotland & Brawls

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Celtic Lose as Rangers Go Top, Red Cards, Scotland & Brawls

October 7, 2019

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.

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Hibs Shock Celtic, Shankland for Scotland & Ridiculous Fines

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Hibs Shock Celtic, Shankland for Scotland & Ridiculous Fines

October 1, 2019

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.

Si Ferry Meets… Lee Clark | Gazza, Keegan, Newcastle Nearly Champions, Sunderland, Fulham & Killie

Si Ferry Meets… Lee Clark | Gazza, Keegan, Newcastle Nearly Champions, Sunderland, Fulham & Killie

September 30, 2019

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.

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Heckingbottom to Go? Players Slagging Their Own Managers, Ian McCall & Awards Dos

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Heckingbottom to Go? Players Slagging Their Own Managers, Ian McCall & Awards Dos

September 24, 2019

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.

Si Ferry Meets… Tam Cowan and Stuart Cosgrove | 25 Years of Off the Ball

Si Ferry Meets… Tam Cowan and Stuart Cosgrove | 25 Years of Off the Ball

September 23, 2019

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!

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Levein & 6 Points Off 4th, Pressure Edinburgh Derby, Europa Preview & Managers Arguing

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Levein & 6 Points Off 4th, Pressure Edinburgh Derby, Europa Preview & Managers Arguing

September 17, 2019

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!

Si Ferry Meets… Peter Grant | Love Street 86, Centenary, ‘The 90s’, Coach w/ Celtic & Scotland

Si Ferry Meets… Peter Grant | Love Street 86, Centenary, ‘The 90s’, Coach w/ Celtic & Scotland

September 16, 2019

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.

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Scotland Games Review, Transfer Window and Keane & Owen Slaggings

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Scotland Games Review, Transfer Window and Keane & Owen Slaggings

September 10, 2019

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.