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We are a brand new, football-dedicated site committed to bringing our audience entertaining, original content that is free to enjoy 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is Open Goal… You can’t miss it!




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!


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


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.


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.


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.


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...


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!


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!


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.


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.


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...


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!


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...


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!


Si Ferry Meets... Joe Ledley | Cardiff, Beating the Best at Celtic, Palace & Wales Euro 2016

Former Cardiff, Celtic, Crystal Palace & 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...


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.


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...


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...


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!


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...