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S4E42 Play offs and cup final preview

As has been mentioned on the podcast before, we are officially in the business end of the season. When the going gets tough, the tough get up and leave, and that means Greig and Krys. Greig is off helping Ian Baraclough with his homework prior to the play off final, and Krys is dropped for his recent lack of stats. Hopefully both will return next week. That means it’s John and Craig to talk you through the last week of Scottish fitba and to look ahead to the upcoming games. Tennent’s and Brahma are on the menu. If you ever need anyone to hype up a product, or event, John is your man. The way he bigs up the upcoming podcast is priceless.

Rangers squeezed past Hibs in the Premiership play off semi final. The first leg was 2-0 at Ibrox, which was enjoyable for Craig, apart from the bizarre road closures that followed. The second leg may have been a good watch, but Craig has no idea due to watching a pop concert, followed by a little Snoop Dogg. It was this point that John disappeared from the podcast temporarily. Cummings scored the first goal, so that aspect of the charity bet won. Another £50 into the pot. Don’t ask about the other bet.

Next up for Rangers is Motherwell, with both sides going into the game with differing form. Craig says that Rangers will win the first leg and struggle in the second. That’s that decided then. No need to play the games.

With Celtic sealing their league campaign with an emphatic win over Inverness, Craig takes leave of his senses and talks up Ronnie Deila. Despite his season ticket at Ibrox being under threat, there are certainly some compliments for the Celtic boss in there.

It’s the Scottish Cup final this weekend, between Inverness and Falkirk. Don’t worry, John has some stats up his sleeve. Craig might be going to the game, but only if he gets a student ticket.

The charity bet this week is a little different. It’s Nicky Clark to score first on Thursday (not Sunday’s game). The other bet is BTTS in both the cup final and the play off second leg. Once again, we highly recommend signing up for a McBookie account. They are the good guys. If you are signing up to them, why not checkout accanation.com for some tips.

Thank you, once again, to McBookie for donating the charity bet stake.

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S3E03 Resurgent Aberdeen, the Auld Enemy and pies

For the third week in a row, Krys and Greig join me to discuss Scottish Fitba.

Motherwell, St Johnstone and Celtic all featured in Europe last week. Results didn’t go in Motherwell or St Johnstone’s favour, but at least Celtic got through. I didn’t manage to get a steak and chorizo pie at McDiarmid Park, but I did enjoy the alternative.

During the Premiership roundup, we discuss Aberdeen’s resurgence and how many are predicting they will have a great season. I think you can guess how we react to such predictions after just two games.

QOS vs Dundee seemed to be the game of the weekend (Wick Academy might argue otherwise), and it almost won us the charity bet. Lyle unfortunately didn’t score first, but he did score second.

We move on from another losing week to pick another two McBookie charity bets. I’m confident for the most part, apart from Greig’s choice.

Scotland travel down to Wembley on Wednesday and we put our positive spin on the game.

We end with a stab at predicting the upcoming Premiership games, as well as taking a looking at how the predictor currently stands.

 

 

S3E01 Season preview 2013/14

It’s been a long summer, but we are back. Greig and Krys join me to discuss fitba, it’s as simple as that.

European football is covered, both the results from Celtic, St Johnstone and Hibs games, as well as the upcoming games this week.

We discuss the expectations, domestically, as well as in Europe(for those of us lucky enough to support a team partaking in European football) of our teams; Motherwell, Celtic and Rangers.

We attempt to predict who will win each league, as well as who will be relegated.

The charity bet returns, and McBookie continue their support for another season.

We couldn’t do a podcast and not take the mickey out of the new league names. It would be rude not to.

We end by making our predictions for the upcoming Premiership games, and I also give the predictor a plug – http://forums.scottishfootballforums.co.uk/predictor/

Thank you to McBookie for donating the charity bet stake.

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