Monthly Archives: October 2017

S7E16 End of Pedrocycle

It’s the two John’s again to discuss the recent events in Scottish football.

The charity bets were unsuccessful with neither coming in.

It was a busy week in the Premiership with midweek fixtures as well as the weekend action. It was a good week for Hibs but not so good for Hamilton. St Johnstone continued to struggle in front of goal, Dundee lost again and Hamilton got back to winning ways.

The main talking point was Rangers and Pedro Caixhina parting ways after their game against Kilmarnock. It wasn’t unexpected as it seemed a matter of time before he was sacked. McBookie and most other bookies unfortunately have installed Derek McInnes as favourite but hopefully they look elsewhere.

Celtic matched their 62 game domestic unbeaten run but it wasn’t easy as Kilmarnock held them to a draw. It’s been a good week for Steve Clarke since he took over.

The Scotland squad for their friendly was announced with eight uncapped players involved. The guys discuss how it’s good to see some different players involved as opposed to usual suspects who have let us down.

Predictions are made and charity bets chosen. Thanks as always to the good guys of McBookie for continuing to support the podcast.

S7E15 BT’s BIG Font

It’s the two John’s on this week to discuss the events from the past week and what is to come this week.

There is good news as our FGS bet came in even though Raith’s match was abandoned. Lewis Vaughan’s goal added £36 to give us a total of £199.67 so far this season.
Celtic suffered what was probably an expected defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League. It still leaves them looking like third place is most likely outcome.
They continued their unbeaten run in domestic football with their cup win against Hibs. It now stands at 60 games. It’d got to end at some point, can it be Wednesday please? The other semi saw Motherwell continue their fine form as they advanced to next month’s final at Hampden.
It was a week in the Premiership where subs played a vital part and there were two comeback wins. Partick Thistle got their first league win of the campaign while Ross County won for the first time at home.
There is brief discussion too about Ray McKinnon’s future at Dundee United as he is expected to not last much longer. McBookie have odds on the next manager.
Predictions are made and charity bets picked. Thanks again to McBookie.

S7E14 Scottish Cup Balls Up

It’s the two John’s as unfortunately Krys has some technical issues and can’t make it.

Both charity bets were sadly unsuccessful though we weren’t far away with the treble.

After the chat last week about Gordon Strachan, it was confirmed last Thursday that he wouldn’t be continuing as Scotland manager. Will we go for someone a wee bit different next in terms of a foreign manager? That is discussed with ex Italian boss Cesare Prandelli being mentioned.

Plenty to talk about in the Premiership with Rangers continuing their fine away form. Aberdeen and Celtic continue their unbeaten runs and Motherwell continue their fine form. Kilmarnock announced Steve Clarke as manager and they got an instant response as he watched from the stands. Partick Thistle continue to struggle and remain winless.

The Scottish Cup draw managed to be messed up and had to be drawn again. That leads us to talking about the results of the weekend with non SPFL teams knocking out Stirling Albion and Cowdenbeath.

Celtic face a big week with games in three different competitions. Will their domestic run finally come to an end? They face a difficult trip to Bayern Munich first.

Predictions are made and charity bets chosen. Thanks as always to McBookie for your support.

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S7E13 Strachan’s Small Talk

John is joined by John B and Krys who returns after a week off.

The guys reflect on the international double header and what could have been. Where was it lost? Should Strachan stay? Are certain players coming to end of their Scotland career. Lots of questions to be answered and debated.

Krys runs though the possible permutations that could lead to qualifying for Euro 2020. I suggest you have a drink while listening.

The Premiership returns so predictions are made. Can Aberdeen and Celtic keep up their unbeaten start in the league?

The charity bets return after a week off too. Can we increase our impressive total so far?

Thanks as always to McBookie for providing us with the bets.

Thanks for listening and remember we’re on Twitter as sffpodcast if you wish to interact with us.

And of course you can join us on Scottish Football Forums

S7E12 McCulloch Gets the Elbow

John is joined by John B as Krys pulls a sickie.

Sadly, both charity bets were unsuccessful and there will be none this weekend due to international break.
In Europe, Celtic achieved their best result away from home in the Champions League.
There has been another managerial casualty in the Premiership as Lee McCulloch became the third manager to lose his job. We speak about who may replace him.
The Premiership review includes Celtic almost losing their unbeaten run, Pena and his potential three red cards he could have got and Aberdeen continuing their unbeaten start to league campaign.
Scotland face a double header on Thursday and Sunday which could see us qualify for a potential playoff to advance to World Cup 2018. The guys discuss the potential line up for Thursday and who may replace Brown and Armstrong.
At the end of the podcast, John B speaks about his annual visit to Deepdale to see Preston and McGeady doing his best Adebayor impression.

Thank you to McBookie for donating the charity bet stake.

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