Podcast covering football Scottish football (With lots of UK wide coverage too) providing unique SPFL content across all levels from the Premiership to League Two @football_cfb twitter and the website iscfbfootball.com/
Delighted to be asked to become Love Sport radio’s Scottish football contributor. Here I discuss Dave King stepping down, the financial implications of the current football shutdown and I announce the next wave of guests joining me on CFB very soon.
From working in a laundrette to signing for @HibernianFC, Stubbs, life at @EastFifeFC, Lennon, failing a drugs test and the mental impact that had, bare knuckle boxing career and life at @the_nomads ⚽️🏴🏴
I caught up with Greenock Juniors manager Tommy Molloy to discuss his views on the football shutdown, the proposed change to the junior set up in Scotland and of course an in depth look at what it’s like managing Greenock Juniors
Callum is joined by former @AberdeenFC @LaticsOfficial @HibernianFC @dundeeunitedfc and current @CoveRangersFC midfielder @F_FYVIE to discuss winning both the Scottish cup and the FA cup and what it was like working under Roberto Martinez.
An exclusive in depth interview with the Godfather of football finance @KieranMaguire
We discuss the financial reality for smaller clubs in light of Covid-19, football ownership structures, the amazing @POF_POD & his love of @OfficialBHAFC
Callum is joined by football writer John Nicolson to talk about the modern game and the challenges that fans face due to finance dominating the agenda for so many clubs and leagues. They also discuss his critically acclaimed book Can we have our football back?
Callum is joined by former FA head of communications Adrian Bevington who gives a fascinating insight into what it’s like working at such a high profile organisation - the English FA - for an extended period of time, what it was like working alongside stars like Sven and David Beckham as well as his admiration and passion for Scottish Football.
Alan discusses his managerial career firstly with Everton’s academy, Hibs and what winning their first Scottish cup in over 100 years was like from the inside, why he left the club for Rotherham and he honestly reflects on why his spells at both Rotherham and St Mirren didn’t go exactly to plan with some interesting revelations from behind the scenes at both clubs.
Alan talks go Callum about leaving Morton for Kilmarnock, what playing for Killie was like alongside some incredibly characters within Scottish football namely being McLaren, McCoist and Durrant as well how tough it is to hand up your boots for good.
Alan Mahood joins callum to discuss starting his career at Morton, trialling with some of the UK’s biggest clubs including Liverpool, signing for Nottm Forest and working with football icon Brian Clough and returning to Morton.
Alan Stubbs joins Callum to talk about his playing career at Bolton under legends of football Phil Neal and Bruce Roich, his move to Celtic and his time at Parkhead, his battle with cancer, his dream move to boyhood club Everton, Playing with Rooney and Larsson and much much.
A very special episode of Football CFB will @ChesterFC director and @CityFansUnited member Paul Bodman on the clubs decision to call off tomorrow’s game with Boston, how fan ownership works and the journey Chester have been on so far.
Callum is joined by Hamilton Accies head of Media and Communications Marcus Nash to discuss his reaction to the postponement of football in the UK, what his role involves on a day to day basis and his hopes for the club in the future.
Due to the rapidly developing situation regarding COVID-19 in Europe & speculation mounting over sporting events & social isolation strategies, @RPMComo joins me on the phone from Italy to discuss the situation from his perspective.
In part 2, Callum and Michael discuss Morton cult heroes Gavin Gunning and Kudus Oyenuga, playoff and cup semi final heartache, Jim Duffy’s sacking, Ray MacKinnon and his Morton exit, JJ and Houston, life at Falkirk and his ‘crazy’ wages and why a new start at Kelty was an attractive proposition for him.
In part 1 of an exclusive interview with Michael Tidser, we discuss why he joined Kelty, what Barry Ferguson is like as a manager, coming through at Celtic under Tommy Burns, Si Ferry, Gravesen, moving to Sweden at 19 and his first spell at Morton as well as his subsequent move to Rotherham.
Joe Harper joins Callum for Part 2 to discuss his time at Hibs and his glorious return to Aberdeen. He also discussed being inducted into the hall of fame and the nature of his relationship with Alex Ferguson in depth for the first time.
Callum is joined by Aberdeen and Morton legend Joe Harper to discuss his beginnings in the game, his first spell at Morton, what life down south at Huddersfield was like, returning to Morton and his first spell with Aberdeen.
In a Football CFB EXCLUSIVE, Callum sits down with Scottish football broadcaster and former Celtic general manager Jock Brown for a very candid and revealing chat. Find out which player Jock describes as impossible to deal with, was Sir Bobby Robson close to the Celtic job, his role in recruiting Larsson and Moravcik and find out which world class striker he almost signed for Celtic.
Callum talks to former @AberdeenFC, @ForfarAthletic, @DundeeFC, @derrycityfc, @OfficialQosFC & current @TheShireFC player @Nicky_low18 🚨 we discuss winning the league cup in both Scotland and Ireland, his former teammates & managers as well as the @OfficialSLFL ⚽️🏴🏆
Football CFB with... shaking Keevins himself @shinjukushug. Stay tuned for the hairdryer from Fergie, writing Tommy Burns book, facing the wrath of Jim McLean and find out who makes his Clyde SSB 5 a side team⚽️🏴
🚨 A Football CFB Special - Manchester United: post Sir Alex Ferguson years 🚨I am joined in this unique episode by award winning journalist @MarkOgden_ to discuss the impact that Sir Alex leaving had on United, his honest views on Ed Woodward and what the future holds.
Callum is joined this week by Cult Hero Kudus Oyenuga who talks his youth career at Spurs with a certain Harry Kane, his move to Cappielow and life under Jim Duffy, the cup semi final vs Aberdeen at Hampden and the playoff double header against Dundee United. Enjoy!
Craig and Callum talk all things Scotland - Craig’s role in taking the team to multiple major tournaments - and they look ahead to the national teams chances this summer. They also discuss the way forward for Scottish football in the technological age when it comes to producing more top class players.
Callum chats with Craig Brown about his playing days at Rangers, Dundee and others and they discuss the legendary footballer Alan Gilzean. They also discuss Craig’s unique route into management at Clyde where he twinned his role with being a primary school teacher, head teacher and then head lecturer for primary education at university level.
Brian and Callum discuss his career in football from his beginnings in the game at Morton and East Stirling right up to his present side Partick Thistle. With discussion on Neil Lennon and what makes him a top manager in Brian’s opinion.
Callum sits down with Anton and David to discuss a range of issues from what their roles are with the club on a daily basis, how David Hopkin is shaping Morton now and for the future as well as this Callum also puts fans questions directly to both men. Enjoy!
Rory Hamilton joins Callum on the latest episode of the football CFB podcast to discuss his unique route into football broadcasting, what sharing co commentary with Chris Sutton and Ally McCoist is really like and what the future holds for him and BT Sport in regards to Scottish football.
Andy and Callum discuss his incredible footballing career from breaking through under Jim McLean at Dundee Utd, being a Scottish cup winner at 20, the challenges that come with being a professional player both mentally and physically and of course we focus on Andy’s time at Morton and he exclusively reveals why he left Morton. He even picks his 5-a-side team from players he played with at Morton. I hope you enjoy 🔵⚪️
🚨 Today I speak to former SPL chief executive Roger Mitchell - @RPMComo about what goes on when tv deals are negotiated and just how close SPL TV was to fruition. We also discuss the future of Scottish football - both from a business standpoint and a footballing standpoint. ⚽️🏴
Callum sits down with former England youth international Nat Wedderburn to discuss his career in the game and a range of big characters pop up throughout the episode such as Tony Pulis, Phil Jones, Nathaniel Clyne and Ricardo Fuller.
On this episode, Scottish Cup winner Danny Grainger talks about his career in Scottish football, what it was like working with the late Brooks Mileson at Gretna, his time in Scottish football as a whole as well as a chat about live at hometown club Carlisle as well as a look at his current managerial post with Workington Reds and his coaching aspirations. Plenty of chat about the famous 2012 Scottish cup final that Hearts beat Hibs 5-1 in on the podcast too which is fascinating.
I sat down today with Morton manager David Hopkin and Morton Chief Executive David MacKinnon with thoughts on Saturdays match against Dundee United as well as losing fans questions to them on a range of topics from tactics, transfers, season tickets, the nature of training & future ambitions for the club. 🔵⚪️ 🚨info on a live fans forum to be hosted by @GerardMcDade at Cappielow also on the pod 🚨
🚨 In the debut episode of the Morton FC weekly podcast, Callum chats with Morton cult hero Brian Wake. They discuss his career from start to finish, Brooks Mileson and what playing for Gretna was like, his move to Morton and life at Cappielow, his former teammates and managers such as Jim McInally, Davie Irons, Peter Weatherson & Michael Tidser. They also why he left Morton as well as discuss a player that Morton fans are fascinated about... Dominic Shimmin. Also, find out if Brian would ever consider a return to Cappielow one day... #MortonFC 🔵⚪️
In this episode, Callum is joined by former @KilmarnockFC @AnnanAthleticFC @AlloaAthleticFC @pfcofficial @AirdrieoniansFC @ForfarAthletic and current @CowdenbeathFC player @davidcox17389 - they discuss his career & the rise of mental health in football. David is inspirational on mental health and I would encourage anyone struggling with mental health to listen to David and take his advice on board.
In this episode, Callum is joined by former @officialdafc @AyrUnitedFC @BrechinCityFC @Dumbartonfc @StenhousemuirFC player and current @RossCounty co-manager Steven Ferguson who discusses his playing career, the high and lows that come with the nature of being a professional footballer and what it’s like to be a co-manager of a club in the Scottish Premiership. #SPFL #ScottishFootball
Today I attended the Scottish Cup 4th round tie between Hamilton Accies and Edinburgh City - this podcast is a summary of the match with post match reaction from Brian Rice, Colin Jack (Edinburgh City Assistant manager) and both dream debutants Andy Winter and Andy Dales.
In this episode, Callum is joined by former @BTSportSPFL @btsportfootball & current @espn and @EASPORTSFIFA commentator @RaeComm who discusses his passion for football, the art of football commentary and what it’s like working at world cups & UCL finals.
Today Callum is joined by former @RangersFC, @Morton_FC, @AlloaAthleticFC, @officialEKFC, FH and @IFKMariehamn player @robbiedcrawford.
We discuss his journey from Inverclyde to professional football & the challenge of playing abroad. #SPFL
Episode 4 sees Callum interview David Robertson and they discuss his career in Scotland with Aberdeen and Rangers. They also discuss his move to Leeds United and subsequent managerial career in India with Real Kashmir. David also discusses some of his more interesting former team mates and managers. I hope you enjoy listening!
On this episode I am joined by former @AberdeenFC @officialdafc @OfficialQosFC @Morton_FC and @AlloaAthleticFC player and former @albionrovers and current @EastFifeFC manager @darrenyoung1310 - Darren’s young son was buzzing at his appearance on the podcast as you can hear at times in the background which was lovely! #SPFL #ScottishFootball
On this episode of the football CFB podcast, my guest is former @StranraerFC, @KilmarnockFC, @Dumbartonfc @Stirling_Albion & @StJohnstone legend @WrightFrazer. We discuss his remarkable rise from part time football to Scottish cup winner and current life @BSCGlasgow and his hopes and aspirations for the future.
In this episode, I chat with former Dundee, Clyde, Greenock Morton and current Montrose defender Kerr Waddell. We discuss Kerr’s early beginnings in the game, making his professional debut at Dundee, his memories from loan spells at Clyde and Morton as well as looking ahead to his future in the game. We also discuss the affect that a serious injury can have on the physical and mental wellbeing of a footballer. His words on mental health and perseverance and incredibly inspiring. I hope you enjoy!
In this episode I am joined by former France under 21 international and former Sheffield United, Hearts, Dundee and current Annan Athletic forward Christian Nade. We discuss a range of issues from Christian’s beginning in the game, his move to the Premier League with Neil Warnock’s Sheffield United, his spell in Scotland with various clubs and his battle with mental health and depression. We also discuss his favourite managers, teammates and opponents. I hope you enjoy this podcast as much as I enjoyed recording it! Callum.
In this preview episode I share snippets of a Q and A that I attend courtesy of Graham Hunter and the big interview podcast. I also look ahead to the first official podcast when I’ll be joined by none other than former Sheffield United, Hearts and current Annan Athletic striker Christian Nade.