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Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Round 2 Fringe Shows, Team Talks on Pitch, League Sponsors & VAR

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Round 2 Fringe Shows, Team Talks on Pitch, League Sponsors & VAR

August 20, 2019

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. 

Si Ferry Meets… David Robertson | Alex Ferguson, Aberdeen, Rangers, Leeds & Managing in India

Si Ferry Meets… David Robertson | Alex Ferguson, Aberdeen, Rangers, Leeds & Managing in India

August 14, 2019

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!

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | 1st Fringe Show, Weekends Results, Scots Down South

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | 1st Fringe Show, Weekends Results, Scots Down South

August 13, 2019

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.

Si Ferry Meets… Willo Flood | Man City 1st Team, Dundee Utd, Celtic Move & Dons

Si Ferry Meets… Willo Flood | Man City 1st Team, Dundee Utd, Celtic Move & Dons

August 6, 2019

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.

Keeping the Ball on the Ground - 2019/20 SPFL Season Preview!

Keeping the Ball on the Ground - 2019/20 SPFL Season Preview!

July 30, 2019

It's back! The FBAs award winning podcast returns for another season along with your favourite characters Si Ferry, Kevin Kyle and Paul Slane.

 

Si Ferry Meets… Stevie Fulton | Celtic Breakthrough, Hearts, Scottish Cup Captain, Kilmarnock

Si Ferry Meets… Stevie Fulton | Celtic Breakthrough, Hearts, Scottish Cup Captain, Kilmarnock

July 30, 2019

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.

Si Ferry Meets… Ian Black | Blackburn & Souness, ICTFC, Hearts Days, Scottish Cup and Rangers

Si Ferry Meets… Ian Black | Blackburn & Souness, ICTFC, Hearts Days, Scottish Cup and Rangers

July 23, 2019

Our latest sit down is as honest an interview you're likely to watch on the Open Goal channel as former Inverness Cale, Hearts & 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.

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Michael Gardyne, Si Ferry & Kevin Kyle

Keeping the Ball on the Ground | Michael Gardyne, Si Ferry & Kevin Kyle

July 16, 2019

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.

Si Ferry Meets… Dean Windass | Life and Career w/ Hull, Aberdeen, Bradford, Boro & Premier League

Si Ferry Meets… Dean Windass | Life and Career w/ Hull, Aberdeen, Bradford, Boro & Premier League

July 1, 2019

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!

Si Ferry Meets… Packie Bonner | Stein’s Last Signing, Centenary, Ireland World Cups, Cup Win in 95

Si Ferry Meets… Packie Bonner | Stein’s Last Signing, Centenary, Ireland World Cups, Cup Win in 95

June 25, 2019

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.