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Episode 51 - Onwards and Upwards

Hamish and Paul return to discuss everything under the Celtic sun, from Suduva to pie-gate, Red Bull to Mulumbu and definitely no Moussa Dembele. (We didn’t know at time of recording) There’s also a Rangers preview and much more in this hour long show. Over to you Odsonne.


Episode 50 - I Want You Back

Hamish and John are back as Celtic return to winning ways against Hamilton Accies. They talk Bhoy-ata rather than Bye-ata, the transfer business that should be done before the end of the month and the Europa League playoff second leg that LOOMS against Suduva. Listen and enjoy, and tell a pal if you liked what you heard.


Episode 49 - Back With A Bang

Three podcasts in a week. What the hell is going on? John and Paul return to look back at Celtic’s first win in four matches, and discuss where it leaves us ahead of the Europa League playoff tie against FK Suduva. They also talk transfers, full-backs and answer your questions. Enjoy.


Episode 48 - In With The Old

The old guard - Hamish, Paul and John - are back just in time to welcome another old friend back into our lives - The UEFA Europa League. Yes, the Champions League dream is no more and in this compact episode we ponder why that’s the case, what must happen now and more worryingly, what might happen now. We’re back in the game. Take notice Celtic.


Episode 24 - Can't, Won't, Don't Stop

Celtic are just three games away from an unbeaten domestic season and ahead of those matches Hamish, Paul and John get together to reflect on the recent Aberdeen match, help out a listener looking to brush off detractors and return to The Grand Auld Alphabet. As always you can get in touch via Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld or e-mail via Thanks for listening!


Episode 23 - Young Hearts Be Free Tonight

With the season winding down Celtic are as impressive as ever in the Scottish Premiership and after another thumping win Hamish, Paul and John reflect on Patrick Roberts, debuts and more. Our topic of the week is homegrown talent and we reminisce about debuts of days gone by. As always you can get in touch via or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld. Thanks for listening!


Episode 22 - Oh My Goodness

The bell tolls for Rangers as Celtic thrash them once again, this time at Ibrox. Hamish, Paul and John chat through the funniest match of the season, the week's news and add the latest entrant to The Grand Auld Alphabet. As always you can get in touch via or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld. Thanks for listening!


Episode 21 - Some Say The Derby Is Dead

Sunday was a profound event. It proved once and for all that a famed footballing derby between Celtic and a team called Rangers is dead. Will it ever return? Hamish, Paul and John discuss all that and more in the latest episode of The Grand Auld Podcast. As always you can get in touch via or on Twitter via @FritzAGrandAuld. Thanks for listening!


Episode 20 - Hard To Explain

Controversy overshadowed Celtic's match against Ross County on Sunday so Hamish, Paul and John try to explain the unexplainable. The guys discuss that match and the state of Scottish refereeing in general before turning their attention to the week's news and the upcoming Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden. As always you can get in touch with the show on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld or via e-mail at Thanks for downloading!


Episode 19 - The Flags Of War

Later than scheduled, The Grand Auld Podcast returns to talk about all the issues surrounding Celtic Football Club this week. Hamish, Paul and John discuss recent matches, Brendan Rodgers, our Summer transfer window and a documentary aired by the BBC. The topic of the show is The Green Brigade; their impact and their finest moments. Finally, The Grand Auld Alphabet returns and an entrant for the letter F is decided upon. Thanks for downloading!


Episode 18 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Celtic are champions for a sixth successive season after a thumping win against Hearts and The Grand Auld Podcast is here to celebrate. Hamish, Paul and John talk through the title clincher, what six-in-a-row means, the biggest title days throughout history and what the rest of the season holds. As always you can get in touch with your thoughts on the show via e-mail at or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld. Thanks for downloading as always!


Episode 17 - It's Miller Time

There was no Celtic match this week but that doesn't stop The Grand Auld Podcast, and anyway, everyone was treated to a rather magical Celtic display at international level thanks to a Hoops dominated Scotland side. Hamish, Paul and John talk through that, put together their Celtic Scotland XI with the help from listeners and also address some online chatter over the last few days. Thanks for downloading as always! You can get in touch with thoughts on the show, questions, or to suggest...


Episode 16 - One More Time

Celtic are just one win away from a sixth successive league title and The Grand Auld Podcast gets stuck into another weekend of action. James Forrest, Stuart Armstrong and the team's performance in Dundee are all on the table before attention is turned to the week's news. We ask listeners and ourselves which former Celt we'd like to see just one more time and make a new entry into The Grand Auld Alphabet. As always you can get in touch via or on Twitter...


Episode 15 - Sooner Or Later It All Gets Real

Paul and John are reunited with Hamish, who joins the pod from Germany, to get stuck into the first domestic Celtic match that hasn't ended in victory since the show began. Discussing what went wrong, what should have gone better and yes, those dodgy decisions, the boys get to the bottom of a frustrating day at Celtic Park. As always you can get in touch with the show on Twitter via @FritzAGrandAuld or via e-mail at


Episode 14 - The Big Shot

We're back! After a slight delay to our usual schedule The Grand Auld Podcast returns and yes we're a man down again, this time missing the glue that holds this ropey operation together, Hamish Carton. Nevertheless there's lots to talk about as Paul and John tackle recent fixtures, the death of a Celtic great, The Grand Auld Alphabet and the upcoming derby clash on Sunday. As always you can get in touch with your thoughts on the show, send in questions or suggest topics of discussion by...


Episode 13 - Cesar

Hamish and Paul aim to bridge the gap left by the absent John as they discuss the wonderful career of legendary figure Billy McNeill after news of his battle with dementia went public. Cesar takes his place in the Grand Auld Alphabet and goes in with best wishes from us all and the Celtic community as a whole. The guys then turned to the current Celtic side's 22nd consecutive league win with big games continuing to come thick and fast for the soon-to-be 6 in a row Champions. Glasgow Is...


Episode 12 - Easy Living

It's getting all too easy in the Scottish Premiership for Celtic so filled up on macaroni cheese and pizza, Hamish, Paul and John take a closer look at a key area of the team and find they don't agree. They also duke it out to make an entry into The Grand Auld Alphabet and discuss the latest news at the club. As always you can get in touch via or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld. Press conference audio is courtesy of @OnlyKnow1888 on Twitter. Thanks for listening!


Episode 11 - A Is For Auld

Another week, another podcast, another Celtic victory. Hamish, Paul and John return to talk through The Moussa Dembele Show and another stomping win on the way to the Treble. The boys also kick-off their weekly Celtic A-Z and chat about the week's news from the club. As always you can get in touch with your thoughts on the show, suggest future episode topics or just slag us off via or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld.


Episode 10 - There Goes My Cult Hero

There's no stopping Celtic right now and The Grand Auld Podcast returns to discuss another thrilling victory under Brendan Rodgers. Inspired by a listener, Hamish, Paul and John also use 'science' to build their perfect Cult Heroes Celtic XI. As always you can get in touch, suggest show ideas or slag off our opinions via or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld.


Episode 8 - Up For The Cup

Celtic are back! Hamish, Paul and John finally have some football to talk about as Brendan Rodgers' side make their return after the Winter break, in the Scottish Cup. The boys talk through that and other big Scottish Cup memories down the years, both good and bad. Also on the table is the latest news and January transfer rumours. As always you can get in touch via or on Twitter @FritzAGrandAuld.