G-J6Y07SB70Q The Essential Scottish Football Podcast
The Essential Scottish Football Podcast
Essential Bite - Gemma Fay & Alan Stubbs on Scotland v Croatia

Essential Bite - Gemma Fay & Alan Stubbs on Scotland v Croatia

June 20, 2021

Essential Bite - in this segment from Episode 17 of The Midweek Show, Gemma Fay and Alan Stubbs discuss Scotland's final Euro 2020 group game against Croatia.

Host Russell Walker asks record Scottish cap holder Gemma and English defender Alan for their views on the match.

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Essential Bite - Alan Stubbs & Gemma Fay on Ange Postecoglou’s appointment as Celtic Manager

Essential Bite - Alan Stubbs & Gemma Fay on Ange Postecoglou’s appointment as Celtic Manager

June 19, 2021

Essential Bite - in this segment from Episode 17 of The Midweek Show, Alan Stubbs and Gemma Fay discuss Ange Postecoglou's appointment as Celtic Manager.

Russell Walker spoke to former Parkhead defender Alan and retired Scotland international goalkeeper Gemma about the new man at Celtic.

Both back the ex-Australian international coach to be a success in Glasgow.

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Essential Bite - Alan Stubbs, Gemma Fay & Russell Walker on Scotland v England

Essential Bite - Alan Stubbs, Gemma Fay & Russell Walker on Scotland v England

June 17, 2021

Essential Bite - in this segment from Episode 17 of The Midweek Show, Gemma Fay and Alan Stubbs discuss Scotland v England at Wembley.

Steve Clarke's side take on Gareth Southgate's men in Euro 2020 on Friday evening and host Russell Walker gets the opinions of record Scottish cap holder Gemma and English defender Alan.

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Essential Bite - Gemma Fay, Alan Stubbs & Russell Walker on the Czech Republic game

Essential Bite - Gemma Fay, Alan Stubbs & Russell Walker on the Czech Republic game

June 17, 2021

Essential Bite - in this segment from Episode 17 of The Midweek Show, Gemma Fay and Alan Stubbs discuss Scotland's opening Euro 2020 game against the Czech Republic.

Russell Walker hosts and former Scotland goalkeeper Gemma discusses David Marshall's positioning for the second goal and her optimism for the rest of the campaign. Alan also weighs in on the performance ahead of Scotland v England at Wembley on Friday.

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The Midweek Show Episode 17 - Gemma Fay & Alan Stubbs with Russell Walker

The Midweek Show Episode 17 - Gemma Fay & Alan Stubbs with Russell Walker

June 17, 2021

Episode 17 of The Midweek Show is now available.

Russell Walker hosts and he's joined by record Scottish cap holder Gemma Fay and English defender Alan Stubbs.

Former goalkeeper Gemma has her say on David Marshall and Scotland v the Czech Republic, Alan discusses Ange Postecoglou's appointment as Celtic manager and they both look ahead to Friday's Euro 2020 clash between Scotland and England at Wembley. 

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The Essential Euro 2020 Show - Jane Dougall & Russell Walker

The Essential Euro 2020 Show - Jane Dougall & Russell Walker

June 14, 2021

The Essential Euro 2020 Show is now live.

Russell Walker hosts and he is joined by Jane Dougall, who is with the Scotland camp for the tournament.

Steve Clarke's side face the Czech Republic at 2pm today with England and Croatia to follow - the pair look ahead to the opener at Hampden and assess the mood in the squad.

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Essential Bite - Craig Brown on Scotland’s Euro 2020 Group Games

Essential Bite - Craig Brown on Scotland’s Euro 2020 Group Games

June 13, 2021

In this segment from Episode 16 of The Midweek Show, former Scotland boss Craig Brown takes us through the national side's three Euro 2020 group games.

Russell Walker hosts and he talks to Craig about our games against the Czech Republic, England and Croatia.

Craig, who guided Scotland to Euro 96 and the World Cup in France 98, enjoyed five major tournaments with the national side and he speaks at length about his hopes for this summer's showpiece.

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Essential Bite - Any Other Business Episode 5 - Kevin Thomson on Kelty Hearts

Essential Bite - Any Other Business Episode 5 - Kevin Thomson on Kelty Hearts

June 12, 2021

In this segment from Episode 5 of Any Other Business, new Kelty Hearts manager Kevin Thomson discusses his first managerial appointment.

Former Rangers pair Barry Ferguson and Bob Malcolm guided Kelty to League 2 last season and Kevin took over as boss a few weeks ago.

He discusses his new role, taking advice from Steven Gerrard and his hopes for the campaign ahead.

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Any Other Business Episode 5 - Kevin Thomson on leaving Rangers for Kelty Hearts

Any Other Business Episode 5 - Kevin Thomson on leaving Rangers for Kelty Hearts

June 11, 2021

Episode 5 of Any Other Business is now live.

Stephen Kerr hosts and his guest is former Hibs, Rangers, Middlesbrough, Dundee and Scotland midfielder Kevin Thomson.

Kevin runs his own successful football academy and has just left his role as Rangers ‘B’ Team coach to take up his first manager’s job with newly-promoted League 2 side Kelty Hearts.

In a wide-ranging interview he discusses leaving a great job at Rangers to start his managerial journey in the lower leagues, his ambition to be the Rangers boss one day, his hopes for next season at Kelty, Nathan Patterson's rise to the Scotland squad and much, much more.

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Essential Bite - Craig Brown’s memories as Scotland manager

Essential Bite - Craig Brown’s memories as Scotland manager

June 11, 2021

In this segment from Episode 16 of The Midweek Show, former Scotland boss Craig Brown recalls his time  in charge of the national team.

Part of Sir Alex Ferguson's backroom team at the World Cup in Mexico 86, Craig guided Scotland to Euro 96 and the World Cup in France in 1998 and he talks with great pride about his time in the dugout with host Russell Walker.

It's another fantastic exclusive on Essential Podcasts and we were grateful to Craig for being so open, honest and generous with his time. A true gentleman.

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Essential Bite - Craig Brown on Scotland’s Euro 2020 Squad

Essential Bite - Craig Brown on Scotland’s Euro 2020 Squad

June 10, 2021

In this segment from Episode 16 of The Midweek Show, former Scotland manager Craig Brown assesses Steve Clark's squad for Euro 2020.

Russell Walker is in conversation with the ex-national team boss. It's another fantastic exclusive on Essential Podcasts and we were grateful to Craig for being so open, honest and generous with his time. One of Scottish Football's true gentleman.

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The Midweek Show Episode 16 - Former Scotland manager Craig Brown with Russell Walker

The Midweek Show Episode 16 - Former Scotland manager Craig Brown with Russell Walker

June 10, 2021

Episode 16 of The Midweek Show featuring former Scotland boss Craig Brown is now live.

Russell Walker hosts and he has an extended interview with one of Scottish football's favourite sons.

In a trip down Memory Lane, Craig recalls his experiences at Euro 96 and the World Cup in 1998 and discusses his hopes for Steve Clarke's squad this summer.

He also shares anecdotes about Tommy Burns, John Collins, Bertie Vogts, Tony Adams, Colin Hendry, Paul Lambert, Sir Alex Ferguson, Denis Law, Harry Maguire and his opinion of Gareth Southgate, Leigh Griffiths, Ryan Fraser, Ally McCoist, Maurice Johnstone, Callum Davidson, Joe Jordan and Kenny Dalglish.

It's another fantastic exclusive on Essential Podcasts and we were grateful to Craig for being so open, honest and generous with his time. A true gentleman.

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Essential Bite - Glasgow City Head Coach Scott Booth Praises His Players

Essential Bite - Glasgow City Head Coach Scott Booth Praises His Players

June 9, 2021

Essential Bite - in this segment of our extended interview with Glasgow City head coach Scott Booth, he praises his players for securing the club's incredible 14th league title in a row.

He singles out skipper Leanne Ross, Leanne Crichton, Hayley Lauder, Joanne Love, Jenna Clark, Priscilla Chinchilla, Lee Alexander and Janine van Wyk for their incredible and relentless contribution to Glasgow City's success.

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Essential Interview - Glasgow City head coach Scott Booth with Russell Walker

Essential Interview - Glasgow City head coach Scott Booth with Russell Walker

June 9, 2021

Glasgow City won their 14th Women's Premier League title in a row at the weekend and we have an extended interview with head coach Scott Booth.

Scott has been in charge of the team since 2015 and he discusses their phenomenal domination of the women's game in Scotland. 

He also praises captain Leanne Ross and talks very highly of Leanne Crichton, Jo Love, Lee Alexander, Priscilla Chinchilla, Hayley Lauder, Jenna Clark and Janine van Wyk in a wide-ranging interview with Russell Walker.

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Euro 2020 Predictions with the Essential Podcasts Team

Euro 2020 Predictions with the Essential Podcasts Team

June 8, 2021

A Euro 2020 special featuring some of our recent guests is now available.

Russell Walker hosts and in the past few weeks he has asked Gemma Fay, Alan Stubbs, Andy Little, Steven Pressley, Owen Coyle and Tony Haggerty their thoughts on Scotland's chances in this summer's Euros.

Steve Clarke's squad are in good shape ahead of the tournament and are looking forward to games against the Czech Republic, England and Croatia.

So how will they get on? Listen to the thoughts of some of our recent guests.

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Any Other Business Episode 4 - Stephen Kerr with Harry Cochrane

Any Other Business Episode 4 - Stephen Kerr with Harry Cochrane

June 8, 2021

Episode 4 of Any Other Business is now available.

In this episode, host Stephen Kerr is joined by former Hearts, Dunfermline and Montrose midfielder Harry Cochrane.

The 20-year-old, who has just taken the decision to leave Tynecastle after progressing through their youth system, reveals his reasons for moving on and recalls bursting on to the scene as a teenager when he scored against Celtic in a 4-0 win in 2017.

Harry also tips pal Billy Gilmour to feature for Scotland at the Euros, discusses his loan spells with Dunfermline and Montrose and outlines his hopes for the future. 

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Essential Bite - Brian Laudrup on Rangers’ 55th Title

Essential Bite - Brian Laudrup on Rangers’ 55th Title

June 5, 2021

Essential Bite - in this section from Episode 3 of Any Other Business, Rangers legend Brian Laudrup discusses his old club's title triumph in 2020/21.

Yesterday, host Stephen Kerr spoke to the Danish legend, his son Nicolai and Keith Murray from Routas about the launch of his new Laudrup Rose Wine.

Today he talks about the importance of stopping Celtic winning 10 in a Row and his delight at the progress the Light Blues are making under Steven Gerrard.

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Any Other Business Episode 3 - Brian Laudrup on the launch of his new Rose wine

Any Other Business Episode 3 - Brian Laudrup on the launch of his new Rose wine

June 4, 2021

Episode 3 of Any Other Business is now available.

Host Stephen Kerr talks to Rangers and Denmark legend Brian Laudrup, his son Nicolai and Keith Murray from Routas about the launch of his new Laudrup Rose Wine.

Brian talks about his pride at working with his family on the new product, how much he enjoyed his old club winning their 55th title and he also applauds the job Steven Gerrard and the players are doing at Ibrox.

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The Midweek Show Episode 15 - Russell Walker & Tony Haggerty on Scotland

The Midweek Show Episode 15 - Russell Walker & Tony Haggerty on Scotland

June 3, 2021

Episode 15 of The Midweek Show is now live. Russell Walker hosts and his guest is journalist, author and podcaster Tony Haggerty.

In this section they focus on Scotland's chances at the Euros - which were boosted by last night's impressive display in the 2-2 draw with Holland.

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Essential Bite - Alan Stubbs on Celtic’s rebuild

Essential Bite - Alan Stubbs on Celtic’s rebuild

June 3, 2021

Essential Bite - Former Celtic star Alan Stubbs discusses the rebuild required at his old club this summer.

In an Essential Podcasts interview recorded a few months ago, the ex-Parkhead defender outlined the task facing his old club in the close season. Alan says whoever the new manager is, he will have to recruit a number of players in key positions to get his former side back to title-winning form.

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