Football CFB: Unique Football Content
By Callum McFadden
Hosted and produced by Callum McFadden. One to one interviews with players, managers and footballing personalities bringing you closer to the beautiful game. Follow us on Twitter: @FootballCFB
David Coles | Winning the FA Cup and working with ‘Arry
David Coles has been a goalkeeper coach for more than two decades, working with the likes of Southampton, Portsmouth, Bristol City and England. The players he's worked with during that time include David James, Dean Kiely, Asmir Begovic and Rob Green.
October 24, 2021
Theo Ten Caat | Aberdeen and Dutch football memories
Theo Ten Caat joins Callum. Theo is a former Dutch professional football forward who played for FC Twente, BV Veendam, FC Groningen, Aberdeen and Vitesse Arnhem.
October 12, 2021
Iain Brunskill | Blackburn, Big Sam and leading a nation
Iain Brunskill joins Callum. Iain Brunskill is National Coach at the Chinese FA’s Technical Department. Iain began coaching as a community coach at the Liverpool academy moving on to work with all age groups from U6-U19. In 2008 he joined Blackburn Rovers as reserve team coach, progressing to first team coach, working with a series of coaches and managers including Sam Allardyce, Paul Ince, Paul Clement and Archie Knox.
October 4, 2021
Eilidh Barbour | Anchoring the game
Eilidh Barbour joins Callum. Eilidh presents and reports for Premier League and FA Cup matches for BBC Final Score and is also Sky Sports SPFL Anchor. As a presenter, she regularly fronts Football Focus, Match of the Day 2, FA Cup draws and highlights as well as The Women’s Football Show for BBC. She is also the face of BBC's Golf coverage.
September 26, 2021
Neil Wood | Managing Manchester United at youth level
Manchester United under 23 manager Neil Wood joins Callum. Stretford-born Wood is a former Reserves captain at United and was part of the coaching team at Aston Villa before returning to Manchester United in his current role.
September 19, 2021
Adrian Bevington | Working within Football for clubs and nations
Adrian Bevington returns to the show. Adrian has worked with an array of clubs, national associations, owners and sports rights companies. He has particular expertise in football strategy, media and communications and looks at those factors within the game and much more.
September 16, 2021
Tommy Miller | Sunderland, Keane, Di Canio and coaching
Tommy Miller joins Callum. Tommy played under Roy Keane and Paolo Di Canio during a career that saw him play for Hartlepool United, Ipswich Town, Sunderland, Preston North End, Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield Town, Swindon Town, Bury and FC Halifax Town.
September 12, 2021
Andy Campbell | Boro under Bryan Robson and Play Off final success
Andy Campbell joins Callum. Andy played for Middlesbrough, Cardiff City and Dunfermline Athletic in addition to several other clubs on loan. He is currently the manager of Middlesbrough Women.
September 5, 2021
Darren Pratley | Playing under Martinez and Rodgers, EFL memories and almost joining Celtic
Darren Pratley joins Callum. Darren has played for Fulham, Brentford, Swansea, Bolton and Charlton. He is now playing for Leyton Orient at the age of 36.
September 1, 2021
Guy Havord | Premier League Years
Sky Sports reporter and voice of The Premier League Years Guy Havord joins Callum. Guy has many fascinating tales from covering football at the highest level.
August 12, 2021
Brian Little | Aston Villa and my life in football
Brian Little joins Callum. In his careers Brian managed Darlington, Leicester City, Aston Villa, Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, Hull City, Tranmere Rovers, Wrexham, and Jersey. As a player, he was a versatile forward who spent his entire playing career at Aston Villa. He made one appearance at International level for England as a substitute against Wales in 1975.
August 8, 2021
Michael Reschke | Bayern Munich with Pep and the importance of a sporting director
Callum is joined by Michael Reschke. Michael is a German director of football and head of European Football at Stellar. Michael has held senior positions at top Bundesliga clubs such as Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Bayern München, VfB Stuttgart and Schalke 04 Reschke started his career as youth coach of Viktoria Frechen and moved to Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 1979. In 1986 he coached the under-19 team of Leverkusen to win the German Championship.
August 1, 2021
Paul Heckingbottom | Hibs, Barnsley, Leeds & managerial challenges
Paul Heckingbottom joins Callum to discuss his career in management to date. He started his coaching career with Barnsley's development squad and, after a successful spell as caretaker manager in which the club won promotion and the EFL Trophy, he was appointed manager in 2016. In February 2018 he moved to Leeds United. Heckingbottom then managed Scottish Premiership club Hibernian and his most recent role was as interim manager of Sheffield United in the Premier League.
July 26, 2021
Rudi Vata | From political asylum to top level football
Rudi Vata joins Callum to discuss his extraordinary journey in football from seeking political asylum to playing for club and country at the top level.
July 19, 2021
Ian Taylor | Aston Villa, League Cup success & premier league memories
Ian Taylor joins Callum. Ian had a fifteen-year career in the Football League and Premier League, scoring 103 goals in 577 league and cup competitions. He won the league cup with Aston Villa and played in European competition.
July 12, 2021
Thomas Gronnemark | Liverpool success as a throw in coach
Thomas Grønnemark joins Callum. He is the throw in coach for Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp. He has also worked as a coach with teams, including Viborg, FC Midtjylland and Silkeborg. He held the Guinness World Record for the longest throw-in, and was a member of the Danish bobsled team for four years.
July 5, 2021
Tony Warner | Liverpool, shock Celtic loan, Millwall, Fulham and moving into coaching
Tony Warner joins Callum. Tony notably played in the Premier League for Fulham, having also being contracted to Liverpool and Hull City without playing. He has also played in the Scottish Premier League for Celtic and Aberdeen and in the Football League with Swindon Town, Millwall, Cardiff City, Leeds United, Norwich City, Barnsley, Leicester City, Charlton Athletic, Scunthorpe United and Tranmere Rovers. At international level, he was capped twice by Trinidad and Tobago.
June 30, 2021
Mickey Thomas | Man Utd, Wales and battling cancer
Mickey Thomas joins Callum. At club level, he played for Wrexham, Manchester United, Everton, Brighton & Hove Albion, Stoke City, Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion, Derby County, Shrewsbury Town and Leeds United. As a Welsh international, he made 51 appearances and scored four goals.
June 23, 2021
Simon Cox | Ireland, WBA, Forest and a nearly move to Celtic
Simon Cox joins Callum. Simon most recently played as a striker for Western Sydney Wanderers and the Republic of Ireland national team. With the Republic of Ireland, he participated at UEFA Euro 2012. Cox began his career at Reading. He has also played for Brentford, Northampton Town, Swindon Town, West Bromwich Albion, Nottingham Forest and Bristol City. He then returned to Reading for two seasons before his transfer to Southend United on a two-year deal in July 2016.
June 17, 2021
George Sephton | The voice of Anfield
George Sephton joins Callum. George is a stadium announcer, matchday DJ, and after dinner speaker, known primarily for his work at Anfield for home fixtures of Liverpool Football Club. He is popularly known as The Voice of Anfield, and is England's second longest-serving stadium announcer, behind Peter Gilham of Brentford.
June 13, 2021
Kevin Kilbane | Ireland, Everton, Moyes and life in Canada
Callum is joined by Kevin Kilbane who played for several English clubs, including Everton, West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland, Wigan Athletic, Huddersfield Town and Derby County (the last two on loan from Hull City) and Coventry City. He also Kilbane won 110 caps for the Republic of Ireland national team, fourth behind only Robbie Keane, Shay Given and John O'Shea as the most capped Irish player of all time.
June 6, 2021
Åge Hareide | Managing clubs and countries
Experienced Norwegian manager Åge Hareide joins Callum. Åge Hareide is the manager for Rosenborg BK, and most recently managing the Denmark national football team. In his playing career, he played for Hødd and Molde in Norway as well as Manchester City and Norwich City in England. Hareide was capped 50 times playing for Norway.
May 29, 2021
Graham Roberts | Spurs Success, Souness and Rangers
Graham Roberts joins Callum to discuss his career in football from Tottenham Hotspur (where he won the FA Cup and the UEFA Cup), Rangers (where he won the Scottish League and Scottish League Cup), Chelsea (where he won the Second Division) and West Bromwich Albion. He also talks about his experience of international football with England.
May 23, 2021
John McGovern | Cloughie and the European Cup
John McGovern is a footballing icon. At the age of 19 he became the youngest player to play in all four divisions of the Football League. During his playing career he won promotion with Hartlepools United / Hartlepool, Derby County and Nottingham Forest. He won titles as English League champions with both Derby and Forest. At Forest he also won the UEFA Super Cup, two Football League Cups, the FA Charity Shield and the Anglo-Scottish Cup. He was Forest's club captain throughout this period of success. A hard working central midfield team-player, McGovern passed the ball comfortably with either foot. John Robertson said, "As far as I'm concerned John McGovern is what epitomises what every good side needs." McGovern played over 650 senior first team games during his playing career spanning 19 seasons.
May 17, 2021
Steven Caldwell | Life in Canada, Sir Bobby and Scotland
Callum is joined by Steven Caldwell. Steven won 12 caps for the Scotland national team and played over 300 league matches in his career, primarily in the top three tiers of English football. Since retiring from playing, he has been working as a Major League Soccer analyst for TSN in Canada.
May 9, 2021
Jose Mourinho | The story of a modern day legend
When Jose Mourinho realised as a teenager that he was never going to be a great player, he decided he was going to become the best coach in the world. From translator and assistant to Sir Bobby Robson at Barcelona to multiple league and Champions League-winning manager at Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.
May 6, 2021
Alan Tonge | From Manchester United to a career in education
Alan is a former professional footballer, having played for Manchester United and Exeter City, before sadly being forced to retire at the age of 24. He has since gone into academia and has been teaching within further and higher education for 16 years. This is his story
May 3, 2021
Mark Wotte | Management, International Football and Technical Development
Mark Wotte joins Callum. Mark has managed teams in the Netherlands, Egypt, Qatar, England and Romania, and has also worked for the Scottish Football Association as performance director.
April 28, 2021
Jim Cassell | Manchester City memories and the development of young footballers
Jim Cassell joins Callum. He is a former Youth Academy Director at Manchester City. He has been responsible for the development of players such as Shaun Wright-Phillips, Joey Barton, Stephen Ireland, Nedum Onuoha, Daniel Sturridge, Michael Johnson and Micah Richards and many others.
April 25, 2021
Adam Virgo | Celtic, Brighton and life after football
Adam Virgo joins Callum for an honest chat about his career in football from Brighton to Celtic and his work with academy football and punditry following retirement.
April 22, 2021
Neil McGuinness | MLS success, Qatar, Xavi, working with Celtic and spotting Virgil Van Dijk
Renowned talent spotter Neil McGuinness joins Callum to discuss a career that has stretched across the globe. Neil was the man who spotted Virgil Van Dijk for Celtic and is currently Columbus Crew’s director of scouting.
April 20, 2021
Patrick Barclay | Herbert Chapman Special
The definitive story of the father of modern football, Herbert Chapman. Anyone, Gooner or not, who gazes up at his statue standing in slightly paunchy, plus-foured glory in front of the Emirates stadium and desires to learn more about the Yorkshireman who first too Arsenal to the heights need look no further than this, surely definitive, biography. --The Independent on Sunday
April 17, 2021
Kit Symons | International football, Pompey, Palace & Managing Fulham
Kit joins Callum for a chat about his career in football at both club and international level as a player, coach and manager.
April 14, 2021
Pat Nevin | The Accidental Footballer
Pat Nevin joins Callum. Pat is a Scottish retired footballer. In a 20-year career, he played for Clyde, Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers, Kilmarnock and Motherwell as a winger. He won 28 caps for Scotland, scattered across a ten-year international career, and was selected for the UEFA Euro 1992 finals squad. Since retiring as a player, Nevin has worked as a chief executive of Motherwell and as a football writer and broadcaster.
April 11, 2021
Lee Alexander | Scotland, the World Cup and Title Successes
Glasgow City and Scotland number 1 Lee Alexander joins Callum to discuss her illustrious career in football.
April 7, 2021
Lee Clark | Newcastle, Killie, Sunderland and Sudan
Lee joins Callum to talk about his career in football from the Premier League and Scottish football to his new challenge in Sudanese football.
April 5, 2021
Marvin Bartley | Cup success and Captaincy
Marvin talks about his non league days playing alongside his brother, Bournemouth and Burnley, Orient, Eddie Howe, Scottish Cup success at Hibs, Livi and the future.
April 2, 2021
Patrick Barclay | Sir Matt Busby special
The Man Who Made A Football Club by Patrick Barclay is available at all good book stores. Sir Matt Busby, who took Manchester United to unprecedented glory before seeing the club through profound tragedy, created the global entity that spreads from Old Trafford today. A player with Manchester City and Liverpool before the Second World War, Busby remained at the forefront of football through four decades and made an extraordinary contribution to the game in terms of both style and substance. In this definitive biography, Patrick Barclay looks back at Busby’s phenomenal life and career, including the rise of the Busby Babes in the 1950s, the Munich disaster that claimed 23 lives and the Wembley victory ten years on that made United the first English team to win the European Cup. Denis Law, Pat Crerand and such other members of that great side as Alex Stepney, David Sadler and John Aston are among the host of voices testifying to the qualities that set Sir Matt apart. This is the story of one of the greatest figures in football history, and of the making of a legacy that will last for ever.
March 29, 2021
Gareth Farrelly | Villa, Everton, Ireland and a career in law.
Gareth joins Callum to discuss his career in football at club and international level and his move into law.
March 27, 2021
Chris Millar | Scottish Cup Success and midfield memories
Scottish Cup winner Chris Millar joins Callum to discuss his career in football from Morton to St Johnstone and back.
March 25, 2021
Stig Inge Bjørnebye | Merseyside memories, international honours & Rovers
Stig Inge Bjørnebye joins Callum for a chat about his career in football from Norway to the Premier League.
March 21, 2021
Dan Thomas | ESPNFC, working for Real Madrid & across the globe.
ESPNFC host Dan Thomas joins Callum to discuss what it was like working at Real Madrid for many years, moving stateside with ESPN and what it’s really like working with Craig Burley, Stevie Nicol and co.
March 19, 2021
Gordon Hill: FA Cup success, Tommy Doc, Man Utd & the US
Gordon joins Callum for a fascinating chat about his career in football that saw him play in England, the US, Canada, Finland and the Netherlands. Some great stories about Wembley ‘77.
March 17, 2021
Paul McGuinness | Man Utd, England & learning under father Wilf
Paul McGuinness joins Callum to discuss his career in football from Manchester United as head of the centre of excellence and the winning manager of the FA Youth cup with a team containing Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Ravel Morrison and more. Paul is now the FA’s National Coach developer.
March 14, 2021
David Lee | Playing for Chelsea & working at Arsenal
David joins Callum to talk about his career at Chelsea and working with Arsenal in their recruitment team.
March 12, 2021
Mark Pougatch | Anchoring ITV, working with Keane & love of the game
Mark joins Callum for a fascinating insight into life covering football at the highest level at ITV, the BBC and BT Sport.
March 10, 2021
Neil Ryan | Managing U18’s at Manchester United & the academy
Manchester United Under 18’s manager Neil Ryan joins Callum to discuss his role within the Manchester United academy, working with Mason Greenwood and Shola Shoretire in recent years and his working relationship with first team manager Olè Gunnar Solskjaer
March 8, 2021
Dean Whitehead | Premier League memories - from Sunderland to Stoke
Dean joins Callum for a fascinating insight into his playing career in the premier league with various clubs, his coaching career and aspirations and the future
March 7, 2021
Alan Thompson | Celtic, modern football and the future...
Alan joins Callum for a chat about his footballing career and a very exciting project that he has on the go at the moment.
March 5, 2021
Jon Stead | Premier League memories and a life in football
Jon Stead joins Callum to discuss his career in football from Blackburn Rovers to Sunderland and current adventure with Harrogate Town.
March 4, 2021
Lubo Moravcik | Celtic memories, Slovak success & life after football
Lubo joins Callum to discuss his career at Celtic and playing across continental Europe and Japan. A fascinating insight into a footballer referred to by Celtic fans as a ‘Gift from God’.
February 28, 2021
Lyndon Dykes | From Queensland To Queens Park Rangers & Scotland NT
Scotland striker Lyndon Dykes joins Callum to discuss his unique rise in football and his hopes for the future.
February 26, 2021
Dean Hammond | Southampton, Brighton and life after football.
Dean Hammond talks about his career in football which saw him win multiple promotions, captain sides and be at Leicester as they won the title.
February 24, 2021
Joey Barton | Making it as a pro, Manchester City years
Joey talks all about making it as a professional, the debut that never was, his real debut and what it was like playing under Kevin Keegan and Stuart Pearce.
February 22, 2021
Jim McCalliog | The Wembley wizards, Wolves success and Manchester United
Scottish football legend Jim McCalliog joins Callum for a fascinating insight into his career in football from humble beginnings to defeating then world champions England at Wembley and getting on the scoresheet himself.
February 20, 2021
Stuart Dougal | The man in the middle
Former FIFA list referee Stuart Dougal joins Callum for an honest and open insight into being a referee.
February 17, 2021
James Richardson | Football Italia memories & anchoring the Champions League
Broadcasting legend James Richardson joins Callum to discuss his career anchoring Italian football, the champions league and worlds strongest man.
February 15, 2021
Pat Fenlon | Linfield, Hibernian and a life in management
Pat joins Callum for a fascinating insight into a life in football across Northern Ireland and Scotland.
February 13, 2021
Old Firm Facts | The mad world of Scottish footbwll
Adam Miller of Old Firm Facts joins Callum to discuss his rise from call centre worker to award winning Scottish football writer.
February 12, 2021
Ian Holloway | My Life in Football from Blackpool to Bristol Rovers
Ian joins Callum for an in depth discussion about his career in football. He is at his very best in this interview as he reveals just how close he was to signing a certain Jamie Vardy...
February 7, 2021
Pat McGibbon | Playing with the class of 92, Manchester United & mental health
Class of 92 member Pat McGibbon joins Callum to discuss some of the incredible life lessons he learned from Sir Alex Ferguson, Portadown fc memories and the importance of positive mental health.
February 6, 2021
Warren Barton | Newcastle, Keegan, Kenny, Sir Bobby and the crazy gang
Warren joins Callum for a chat about his career from non league Maidstone United to premier league Newcastle United under Kevin Keegan via the crazy gang at Wimbledon.
February 4, 2021
Simon Lappin | From League 1 to the Premier League via St Mirren & M’well
Simon joins Callum for an in-depth look at his career from Norwich city to St Mirren and Motherwell. Some great tales about Grant Holt and co.
January 31, 2021
Gabriel Clarke | Finding Jack Charlton & interviewing footballs biggest names
The superb Gabriel Clarke of ITV and Noah media group joins Callum to discuss his career making footballing documentaries and working for ITV covering the elite levels of football.
January 29, 2021
Paddy Crerand | Sir Matt, Best, Charlton, Law and winning the European Cup
European cup winner Paddy Crerand joins Callum for an in-depth interview about his career in the game.
January 27, 2021
Gabor Kiraly | Palace, Hungary and being a uniquely styled goalkeeper
Gabor joins Callum for a fascinating chat into his career including life at Palace, playing at international tournaments and of course, why did he wear trousers in goal?
January 25, 2021
Chris Brass - Player, manager and director of football.
Chris joins Callum for an insight into his playing career at Burnley, York and others as well as insight into being a player manager at York, manager at Bury and head of football operations at Wigan Athletic.
January 21, 2021
Simon Donnelly | Celtic, Smell the glove and Sheffield Wednesday
Simon Donnelly joins Callum for a chat about his career in football from Celtic park to Firhill.
January 18, 2021
Roy Evans | The Boot Room and Managing Liverpool - Roy Evans
Legendary Liverpool manager Roy Evans joins Callum for a chat about life at one of the world’s biggest clubs.
January 14, 2021
Simon Hallett | Owning Argyle, supporting Argyle and the potential of Argyle
Plymouth majority shareholder Simon Hallett joins Callum for an in depth chat about his love of Plymouth Argyle and how he went from fan to owner.
January 11, 2021
Guy Whittingham | Pompey, Villa, Wednesday and working at the FA
Guy joins Callum for a fascinating chat about his career in football from being in the army to playing in the Premier League within five years.
January 8, 2021
Graham Alexander | Legendary longevity and Management
Graham talks life at Salford under the class of 92, Preston under David Moyes, Craig Brown and others, his love of the club, moving to Burnley, life at turf moor, playing regularly for Scotland and much more.
January 7, 2021
Jordan Gardner | The reality of owning a football club
Jordan Gardner owns shares in Dundalk and Swansea City. He is also the owner of FC Helsingør. He talks to Callum about the realities of owning a football club and his ambitions for the future.
January 6, 2021
Chris Samba | Blackburn, The Premier League, Russia and battling racism
Chris joins Callum for a fascinating chat about his unique career in football from Berlin to Blackburn and from Russia to Greece. An incredible defender from the Premier League era.
January 4, 2021
Best of Football CFB 2020
A compilation of the best bits of Football CFB over the course of the year featuring @Joey7Barton @mattletiss7 Henrik Larsson Barry Ferguson Graeme Souness Harry Redknapp Stevie Nicol @kevinhunterday @chris_sutton73 & an exclusive live performance by The Howl and The Hum
December 30, 2020
Life at Bury AFC | Behind the scenes
Sanny of Bury AFC joins Callum for fascinating insight into life at Bury AFC and how they rose from the ashes of Bury FC.
December 23, 2020
Behind the Scenes at Leeds United | Stevie Rowe
Stevie Rowe executive producer of Take Us Home: Leeds United. In this exclusive interview he reveals what it was like working with Bielsa and Leeds, capturing everything from spy gate to the promotion party.
December 21, 2020
Behind the scenes - Gazzetta Football Italia | Jonathan Grade
Series editor of the iconic Football Italia joins Callum to discuss the glory years of Italian football, James Richardson, Gazza his favourite moments and much more.
December 16, 2020
Matthew Knox | The Wonderkid now at Warrenpoint
Matthew joins Callum for a revealing insight into his experience in football so far. How do you cope with being touted as the next big thing at 15? What is like to train at Man Utd, Spurs & Rangers? What happens when the media speculate that your career is all but over?
December 14, 2020
Jay Rodriquez - Life in the Premier League via Stirling Albion
Jay joins Callum to discuss his career in the game from playing on loan Stirling Albion to playing for England. Both spells at Burnley, life under Pochettino and others at Saints and whether he fancies a go at management?
December 11, 2020
Henrik Larsson | Celtic, Barcelona, Man Utd and CL success
Henrik Larsson joins Callum to talk about his career in football from humble beginnings at Hogaborgs to glittering spells with Celtic, Barcelona, Manchester United and home town club Helsingborg.
December 8, 2020
Les Ferdinand | Newcastle, Spurs, Goals and QPR
Sir Les Ferdinand joins Callum on our 250th show. He discusses his incredible career from non league to the premier league and the challenges facing the modern game.
December 3, 2020
Alan Smith | Arsenal, 89, Lineker and media.
Arsenal legend Alan Smith joins Callum for a fascinating chat about his career in football.
November 30, 2020
Simon Dawkins | Spurs, San Josè, Villa, Derby, McClaren and mental health
Simon joins Callum for a frank discussion about his career in football so far including a tale of how close he was to signing for Glasgow Celtic, Emmanuel Adebayor’s kindness and much more.
November 27, 2020
Jonny Owen | Stein, Shankly, Busby, Clough and Forest
Jonny Owen joins Callum to discuss his incredible film ‘The Three Kings’, working with Wales and Forest, directing ‘I believe in miracles’ and his love of the game.
November 26, 2020
Neil Mellor | Liverpool, Istanbul, Preston and Sheff Wed
Neil joins Callum to discuss his career in football and punditry including THAT goal against Olympiacos, playing with Gerrard and co, life in the championship, injuries, almost joining a big team in Scotland and much more...
November 23, 2020
Rene Meulensteen | Utd, Ronaldo, Sir Alex and management
Rene joins Callum to discuss what it was like working with Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson. The challenges of management and what it’s like working in both club football and international football.
November 19, 2020
Kevin Harper | Hibs, Pompey and playing with Merson
Kevin joins Callum to talk about his career in football, the challenges of part time management, what it’s like being a BAME coach in the U.K. and his future plans
November 19, 2020
Rachel Corsie | Captaining Scotland, major tournaments and the WSL
Rachel joins Callum to talk about her journey from the beginning at Aberdeen ladies to becoming Scotland captain under Shelley Kerr via Glasgow City and multiple foreign adventures.
November 16, 2020
Robbie Stockdale | Working with Big Sam, Sunderland, Di Canio & Hibs
Robbie joins Callum to discuss his career in football from playing in the premier league at Middlesbrough to coaching at Sunderland in the Premier League and with Hibernian in Scotland.
November 13, 2020
Morten Gamst Pedersen | Blackburn, the Premier League years and the here and now.
Morten joins Callum to discuss Ewood memories, Scoring a brace at Old Trafford, Almost joining Celtic, Still playing at the age of 39 and The Norway national team
November 9, 2020
Joao Tralhao | Benfica, Assisting Thierry Henry and what makes a successful club.
Joao joins Callum for a fascinating insight into life at Benfica, what it was like working with Thierry Henry at Monaco and the future
November 5, 2020
Ian Darke | The Premier League years, Pompey and love of the game.
Ian joins Callum to discuss what it’s been like covering the premier league for so many years, his love of Portsmouth and football in general!
November 3, 2020
Luis Gonçalves | Coaching Cristiano, Sporting Lisbon and leading a nation.
Luis joins Callum for a fascinating insight into what it’s like coaching Cristiano Ronaldo, life at Sporting Lisbon and leading his home nation of Mozambique.
November 1, 2020
Carl Fletcher | Bournemouth, Giggs and Wales
Carl joins Callum to talk about his career as a Welsh international and club career at Bournemouth, West Ham and others.
October 29, 2020
Kevin Gallacher | Dundee United, Jim McLean, Scotland, Blackburn, Walker and Dalglish
Kevin joins Callum for a fascinating chat about his incredible career in the game.
October 26, 2020
Kevin Day | Who are Ya?
Kevin Day joins Callum to talk about his amazing new book. Partly autobiographical, partly polemical, but mostly funny, Who Are Ya? is a snapshot of modern football, exploring the history of all 92 English Football League clubs.
October 25, 2020
Keith Hackett | Refereeing at the highest level and the standard of modern refereeing...
Keith talks to Callum about his journey from Sunday League to the First division and international tournaments.
October 22, 2020
Tony Dorigo | English title success, Italia 90 and Gazza
Leeds legend Tony Dorigo joins Callum to talk about title success at Elland Road. Italia 90 under Sir Bobby Robson, Villa, Chelsea. Jim Smith and so much more!
October 19, 2020
Brad Friedel | Goalkeeping, Consecutive appearances and love of the game.
Brad joins Callum to discuss his career in football from Blackburn to Villa, Galatasary to Spurs.
October 17, 2020
Stevie Mallan | Hibs, wonder goals and career goals
Stevie talks to CFB about his career so far from St Mirren with John McGinn to Hibs via Barnsley. Hear about his favourite goals, teammates and his hopes for the future.
October 16, 2020
Michael McGlinchey | Burns, Celtic, World Cups and the future
Michael joins Callum to talk about his career in the game and how he went from potentially playing in Scotland’s lowest division to the World Cup in just 6 months...
October 15, 2020
Michael Clarke | The voice of Northern Irish Football
Michael joins Callum to preview with 20/21 Northern Irish season and discuss his career as a radio host, presenter and commentator. A fascinating insight!
October 9, 2020
Stephen McGowan | The State of Play in Scottish Football
Award winning journalist Stephen McGowan joins Callum to assess the big issues within the Scottish game and look back at some of the memorable moments and characters in his career.
October 3, 2020
Sven Goran Eriksson | Winning titles, Managing England and a life in football
Sven joins Callum for an in depth interview about his career in the game from managing Beckham and Nedved to winning Serie A and managing England.
October 2, 2020
Simon Church | The dream and the drama of Wales’ Euro 2016
Simon talks about his career in football, playing in the EFL and in Scottish football as well what it was like playing with Gareth Bale during Wales incredible run to the Euro 2016 semi finals.
October 1, 2020
Mark Wilson | Dundee Utd, Celtic and part time management
Mark joins Callum for fascinating chat about his career in football.
September 30, 2020
Andy Gray | Winning titles, Co-Comms and Punditry
Andy joins Callum for fascinating chat about his football career, league titles and cup final goals as well as insight into his career as a co-commentator and pundit.
September 28, 2020
Alan Mahood | Kilmarnock, playing with Ally McCoist and retirement part 2
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.
September 28, 2020
Alan Mahood | Life under Brian Clough part 1
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.
September 27, 2020
Mark Russell | Finn Harps, Morton and the ups and downs of Football
Mark joins Callum to reflect on his career so far and his hopes for the future.
September 25, 2020
Peter Ramage | Playing under Sir Bobby, QPR four year plan & return to Newcastle
Peter joins Callum to talk about his impressive career in the game and the biggest characters he played with.
September 24, 2020
Alan Bennett | Legendary status, league titles and international recognition
Cork city legend Alan Bennett joins Callum to talk about both successful spells at Cork, playing at Southampton with Lallana and co, EFL memories, Promotion with Brentford and keeping AFC Wimbledon up and much more.
September 23, 2020
Ally Begg | Love of the Dons, Directing the game and working with Sir Alex
Ally joins Callum to talk about his life in football as a fan, presented and director. Having worked at MUTV and Sky, he’s worked with some of the highest names in the game.
September 22, 2020
Dorus De Vries | Swansea success, Forest, Rodgers and Celtic
Dorus joins Callum to talk about his superb career in football from the Netherlands, to Scotland, England and Wales.
September 21, 2020
Adam Hammill | Wonder goals, moving clubs and mental health
Adam Hammill joins Callum for an interview about life at Liverpool, playing in cup finals, Barnsley, Scottish Football and Mental Health.
September 20, 2020
Craig Burley | From Derby to Dundee
Craig talks about the legend Jim Smith and what it was like working with him as well as an insight into his time at big spending Dundee... not to be missed!
September 18, 2020
Jonathan Barnett | The reality of the transfer window and Gareth Bale’s future
The world’s most powerful sports agent Jonathan Barnett joins Callum to discuss FIFA’s proposed agents reforms, day to day life as a ‘super agent’ and reveals what the future holds for Gareth Bale.
September 17, 2020
Craig Burley | Scotland, Chelsea and Celtic
Craig Burley joins Callum to talk about his playing career with Scotland, Chelsea and Celtic.
September 16, 2020
Martin Tyler | The voice of the Premier League
Martin talks about his career in football, working with Carragher and Neville and that ageurooooooooo moment.
September 13, 2020
Seamus Conneely | Captaining Stanley
Seamus joins Callum to talk about his career in football from Galway United, Sligo Rovers and life at Accrington Stanley under John Coleman.
September 12, 2020
Craig Burley | Covering the WC Final, life in the US and punditry
Craig joins Callum to discuss his career as a pundit firstly in the U.K. and stateside in the US with ESPN FC.
September 10, 2020
Gareth Jennings | Winning the title at Leicester and becoming a head of FIFA
Gareth joins Callum to talk about his role as FIFA head of technical leadership, his role at Leicester when they won the title and his love of football.
September 9, 2020
Tommy Johnson | County, Villa, Celtic and Chief of Recruitment
Tommy joins Callum to talk about his incredible career in football including life alongside Larsson, big money moves and heading up recruitment at Blackpool.
September 7, 2020
Joey Barton - An honest reflection on life at Rangers and Scottish Football
In a no holds barred interview Joey Barton exclusively talks to CFB all about his time a Rangers. UNMISSABLE.
September 6, 2020
Joey Barton - QPR: the mad house
Joey talks all about his time with QPR and some of the stories have to heard to believed hence why this episode is called the mad house. Find out who Lesley is...
September 6, 2020
Joey Barton - Newcastle, Mike Ashley and life at the Toon.
Joey on his love of playing for Newcastle, Shearer, Kinnear, Mike Ashley, Hughton, Pardew and the boardroom politics that saw him ultimately leave the club on a free transfer.
September 6, 2020
Marc Bircham | QPR legend, Millwall madness & high security prison
Marc joins Callum to talk about what it was like being in a high security prison due to a misunderstanding, his incredible career with Millwall and QPR as well as his Guinness World Record international career with Canada...
September 6, 2020
James Coppinger | Longevity and legendary statue
James joins Callum to talk about his career from the very start - playing under Sir Bobby Robson, making his premier league debut and a career with Doncaster Rovers that has seen him become a club legend.
September 5, 2020
Zura Khizanishvili | Rangers, Dundee, Blackburn and facing Henry
Zura joins Callum to talk about his career in the game, his new coaching role and his future ambitions.
August 31, 2020
Alastair Campbell | Depression and Me
Callum and Alastair discuss his love of Burnley, his cancelled boxing match with Piers Morgan, his mental health journey, writing, listen in for some incredible stories about Kenny Dalglish, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Diego Maradona and we have a round of quick fire questions including who would make his Labour 5 a side team from his time in government.
August 30, 2020
Didier Agathe | A journey to Celtic - From Reunion to Raith
Didier talks about his move to Scottish football as a striker turned fullback with Raith, Hibs and Celtic. We also discuss life at Villa and his new role in management with Durham City.
August 30, 2020
Derek Young | Aberdeen, Iceland and a career in Scottish football
Derek joins Callum for a fascinating chat about his career in football.
August 27, 2020
Tom Watt | Football Outposts, working on Fifa and writing for David Beckham
Tom joins Callum to talk about his love of the game, his incredible show football outposts, working on the FIFA games and writing David Beckham’s autobiography.
August 26, 2020
Scott Loach | Goalkeeping & Playing with Capello, Gerrard and co
Scott Loach joins Callum to give an insight into life as a GK, What it’s like being in the England squad, Training with Fabio Capello and Almost joining @SpursOfficial Tune in:
August 24, 2020
Clive Tyldesley | The art of commentary
Clive talks about his career in football, what it’s like commentating only the biggest stages of them all and we discuss United in 99 and Liverpool in 05.
August 23, 2020
Jim McAlister | From Bute to Blackpool via Cappielow and back
Jim joins Callum to discuss his career in football so far, the characters at Cappielow over the years, playing down south & almost moving to Romania...
August 23, 2020
Paul Simpson | Winning a World Cup
Former England Under 20s manager joins me to discuss playing at @ManCity among others, Assisting Steve McClaren @NUFC, Winning the World Cup while managing Cook, Tomori, Solanke, Calvert Lewin and co.
August 22, 2020
Behind the Scenes at Scottish Football Extra
Grant Phillips joins Callum to discuss how BT Sport’s Scottish football coverage was created and reveals some of the secrets behind the highly successful and entertaining Scottish Football Extra
August 20, 2020
Chris Sutton | How to Fix Modern Football
Chris joins Callum to discuss his new book How to Fix Modern Football! A fascinating chat around the big issues impacting on the game.
August 17, 2020
Jock Brown | General Managing and Commentary
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.
August 16, 2020
Keith Lasley | Motherwell, McFadden and Mayhem
Keith joins Callum to talk about both spells at Motherwell as a player, Plymouth and what it’s like working with Stephen Robinson.
August 6, 2020
Graeme Jones | SFA Head of Performance
Callum is joined by SFA head of elite performance Graeme Jones. Vital elements of elite performance, Insight into the role of sports science, his role with the national team and an honest reflection on Kazakhstan
August 5, 2020
Peter Withe | European Cup Winner
Aston Villa icon Peter Withe joins me to talk about THAT goal in the European Cup final, what it was like playing under legendary managers Ron Saunders and Brian Clough as well as what it’s like going to a World Cup.
August 3, 2020
Michael Gardyne | League Cup success and Legendary status
Midge joins CFB to discuss his superb career in the game, his love for a laugh off the field and looking ahead to the future.
August 3, 2020
Graeme Souness | Captain, Leadership, Liverpool and management
Phil and Callum chat to Graeme Souness about his wonderful career in football.
August 2, 2020
Barry Ferguson | Captaining club and country
Barry talks to CFB all about his career in football from Rangers to Blackburn, Birmingham, Blackpool and Fleetwood. He also addresses the Le Guen rumours, the end of his Scotland career and of course what it’s like managing Kelty Hearts.
August 2, 2020
John Hartson | Redknapp, O’Neill, success and battling adversity
John joins Callum to discuss life at Arsenal, West Ham and Celtic and some of the biggest characters he played with including Merson, Bergkamp, Larsson and Sutton.
August 2, 2020
Jim Craig | Lisbon Lion
Jim joins Callum to talk about that night in Lisbon, playing under the great Jock Stein and alongside his fellow Lions and his success on and off the pitch...
August 2, 2020
Jim O’Brien | From Celtic to Notts County and a career in Scottish football
Jim O’Brien joins Callum to talk about his career in the game from Celtic right through to life at Notts County.
August 1, 2020
Willie Miller | The Greatest Don
Callum is joined by the one and only @AberdeenFC and Gothenburg icon and @ScotlandNT legend Willie Miller. We discuss playing under Sir Alex, Jock Stein, winning multiple trophies in Aberdeen’s golden era. A true gentleman with amazing stories.
July 30, 2020
Ian Crocker | Calling the game
Ian Crocker joins Callum to talk about his life covering the Premier League, International tournaments and Scottish Football ahead of the new season.
July 29, 2020
Graeme Henderson | Sports Science in football
An insight into the importance of physical performance and sports science in football with head of performance at Falkirk Football Club Graeme Henderson
July 22, 2020
Alan Keegan | The Voice of Old Trafford
Alan joins Callum to talk about his role at Manchester United, being the voice of FIFA 20 and his love of football.
July 22, 2020
Carlton Palmer | Big Ron, England, Wednesday and Leeds
Carlton joins Callum to reflect on his career in the game, playing for England, his favourite moments and much more.
July 20, 2020
The Price of Football | Behind the scenes
Kieran Maguire and Kevin Day of the price of football podcast talk about the success of the show, some never heard before stories and a look ahead to the future.
July 19, 2020
Christian Nade | Beating the Gunners, French National team and a trip to Troon
The superb Christian nade returns to CFB to talk all about the best moments of his career so far.
July 19, 2020
Stephen Brandt | A history of Boca Juniors
Author Stephen Brandt joins Callum to discuss the history of Boca Juniors and his upcoming book ‘Boca Juniors: A History and Appreciation of Buenos Aires’ Most Successful Fútbol Team’
July 17, 2020
Lawrie McMenemy | FA Cup success and A true legend of football
Lawrie joins Callum to talk about a wonderful life in football, FA Cup success at Southampton, being offered the Manchester United job and Brian Clough!
July 15, 2020
Sam Matterface | Commentary and the love of the game
Sam joins Callum to talk about his love of football and what it’s like commentating on the games biggest matches as well as being the commentator for Dancing On Ice.
July 14, 2020
Gary Caldwell: My best 11
Gary selects his best 11
July 13, 2020
Mark Goldbridge | The rise of fan media
Mark drops by to discuss Utd’s season so far, Bruno, Pogba and this summers transfer window.
July 12, 2020
Simon Murray | South Africa and crossing the Dundee divide
Simon joins Callum to talk about his South African adventure, life in Scottish football with Hibs and both sides of the Dundee divide. Find out what the future holds for him too!
July 12, 2020
Stevie Nicol | Liverpool, Gerrard and the potential chances of 10 in a row
Stevie Nicol chats about Liverpool, the future of the premier league and Celtic’s quest for 10 in a row.
July 10, 2020
Leroy Rosenior | Fulham, QPR and Torquay
Fulham icon Leroy Rosenior joins me to talk all about his playing career and his managerial career. Incredible insight into life in London at various clubs.
July 10, 2020
Leanne Crichton | Women’s Football and World Cup’s
Leanne Crichton joins Callum to talk about her illustrious career in the game, what it’s like playing at the World Cup and of course what it’s really like working with Thommo
July 9, 2020
Danny Higginbotham | Inside the dressing room at Man Utd
Danny talks about what it was like coming through the youth system at Manchester United, what it’s like sharing a dressing room with Roy Keane, David Beckham and Sir Alex as well as plenty of chat on Stoke, Sunderland, Chester and much more.
July 9, 2020
Christie Murray | From Arsenal to Liverpool and Scotland
Scotland international Christie Murray joins Callum to talk about her incredible career at Celtic, Arsenal, Liverpool, Glasgow City and playing at the World Cup.
July 8, 2020
Jordan White | Football across the U.K. and goal scoring
Callum and Jordan discuss his career in football in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland and what it’s like playing under the legend John Robertson at Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
July 7, 2020
Ricki Lamie | Making the grade as a pro in the SPFL
Motherwell defender Ricki Lamie joins me to discuss starting out at Airdrie, having a few loans spells, moving to Morton under Jim Duffy, his time at Cappielow and what it's like playing in the top flight at Livi under Gary Holt. He also responds to Michael Tidser's hairdryer accusation...
July 7, 2020
Britain’s most unique club: Jersey Bulls
The most southerly club in British football, Jersey Bulls have won every single competing game they’ve played in the English pyramid. Hear about their incredible journey here with Ian Horswell and Callum McFadden.
July 7, 2020
Darryl Broadfoot | Media in football and the importance of PR
A great chat about the Scottish game, the importance of PR in football and what it’s really like working with Michael Stewart and Tom English
July 6, 2020
Paul John Dykes | Following Celtic and working with legends
Paul joins Callum to talk about his incredible success with ACSOM and various live events over the years. With great stories from his years following Celtic.
July 5, 2020
Jim Tolmie | From Morton to Manchester City
Jim joins Callum to talk about his career at Morton (both spells), playing at Manchester City under Billy McNeill and playing abroad in both Belgium and Sweden.
July 4, 2020
Tam Cowan | A laugh, a joke and a carry on
Tam joins Callum to discuss Off The Ball, working with Stuart, his love of football and the future of his restaurant reviews...
July 3, 2020
Joey Barton | The Manager with Fleetwood
Joey joins Callum to discuss his journey into management at Fleetwood, his managerial style and ambitions for the future.
July 2, 2020
Packie Bonner | Between the posts and the last of the Jock Stein era
Gerry McDade sits down with Packie to talk about his incredible career in football with Celtic and Ireland as well as discussing the future of Scottish football.
June 29, 2020
Dennis Mortimer | Aston Villa Icon and European Cup Winner
Aston Villa’s League and European Cup winning captain Dennis Mortimer to talk what it was like ruling England and Europe, AV40 and much more!
June 28, 2020
Manchester United: The post Sir Alex years | Mark Ogden
🚨 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.
June 28, 2020
David Lee | Bolton memories and playing with Le Tissier and Shearer
David talks all about his career in the game including what it was like playing with Le Tissier and Shearer, success at Bolton and if he would like to manage the club one day...
June 26, 2020
Gerry Armstrong | From Spurs to Spain
Football legend Gerry Armstrong talks all about what it was like playing with George Best, driving Elton John’s Ferrari while at Watford as well as reflecting on his incredible career.
June 26, 2020
Graham Hunter | Covering La Liga and life living in Barcelona
Graham joins CFB to discuss the return of La Liga, his superb podcast and career so far. His interviews over the years with the likes of Henry, Xavi and Iniesta are superb!
June 25, 2020
Craig Brown | Scotland Manager
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.
June 24, 2020
Craig Brown | Teaching and Gilzean
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.
June 24, 2020
Richard Gordon | Gothenburg and Aberdeen
Callum is joined by the voice of @BBCSportsound and open all mics - the legend Richard Gordon on all things football and experiencing Gothenburg with his beloved Aberdeen.
June 24, 2020
Roger Mitchell | Running a league
🚨 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. ⚽️🏴
June 22, 2020
Fraser Fyvie | From Wembley to Hampden
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.
June 22, 2020
Johnny Phillips | Working with Sky Sports and THAT Watford game...
Johnny talks all about his wonderful career at Sky, Jeff Stelling and THAT game between Watford and Leicester...
June 20, 2020
Harry Redknapp | The Art of Management
Harry talks all things Premier league, Spurs, Bale, Mourinho, managing big characters and his pre game routine with Sir Alex.
June 19, 2020
Stuart Cosgrove | Off The Ball and Scottish Football
Stuart joins Callum to talk St Johnstone, Off the Ball, what working with Tam Cowan is really like and his love of soul music.
June 17, 2020
Owen Coyle | From Burnley to Bolton and a career playing in football
Owen talks about his playing career and his route into coaching and management with St Johnstone, Burnley, Bolton and others. Find out what it was like managing in India.
June 15, 2020
Rob Jones | Hibernian heroics and a career in EFL football
Rob talks about his career in football, his future coaching aspirations and his craziest teammates!
June 12, 2020
Darren Jackson | From Gazza to Paradise and the Edinburgh Divide
Darren talks about his career in the game, playing with Gazza, recovering from a brain operation to continue playing at the highest level and what it was like playing for both Hearts and Hibs...
June 10, 2020
Matt Le Tissier | Le God
Le God Matt Le Tissier joins Callum to talk about his wonderful career in the game, if he regrets not leaving Southampton, working under his hero Glenn Hoddle and his favourite goal.
June 6, 2020
Derek Rae | My best 11
A very special show in which Derek selects the best Scotland 11 of his lifetime and puts them up against the best rest of the world 11 of his lifetime. What a game this would be!
June 4, 2020
John Sitton | Playing with Chelsea, Millwall and Orient
John talks about his playing career with Chelsea, Millwall and Orient. Listen in for his views on Billy Gilmour and legends like Ron Harris and others.
June 3, 2020
John Sitton | Club for a fiver
John Sitton joins CFB to talk about THAT Orient documentary, his life since, his book and his views on modern management.
June 2, 2020
Archie MacPherson | The Voice of Scottish Football
The voice of football Archie MacPherson joins CFB to discuss his incredible new book ‘More than a Game’ and his life in football.
June 1, 2020
Jeff Stelling | Soccer Saturday, Hartlepool and love of football
Jeff talks about his love of football, Hartlepool, working with George Best and the soccer Saturday team over the years. A fascinating insight.
May 31, 2020
Paul Mitchell | MOTD, Nike adverts and commentary
Paul talks to CFB about his career commentating in Scotland and across the globe, working on MOTD and much more!
May 31, 2020
Patrick Barclay | The art of Football
Patrick joins Callum to talk about his love of football, love of Dundee FC and his incredible career covering the beautiful game.
May 29, 2020
Jim Spence | A life in Scottish football
Jim Spence joins CFB to discuss rhe state our game is in, his love of United and getting the hairdryer from Jim McLean.
May 26, 2020
Laura Montgomery | Glasgow City success
Glasgow City founder Laura Montgomery talks about her Glasgow City journey as a player and official, the rise of woman’s football in Scotland and the future of the game.
May 25, 2020
Asmir Begovic | Goalkeeping, Premier League and playing for Mourinho.
Joining me is premier league winner & current @acmilan goalkeeper @asmir1 🚨 We talk @ab1gk & @FootballNation’s exclusive partnership. And of course Asmir’s career including @stokecity, @ChelseaFC, Mourinho, @afcbournemouth, Eddie Howe and of course life at one of the biggest clubs AC Milan.
May 24, 2020
Dave Jones | Monday Night Football, Neville and Carragher
An absolute pleasure and privilege to talk all things MNF, @Carra23, @GNev2, @SunderlandAFC and football with @DavidJonesSky
May 22, 2020
Willie Morgan | From Busby to Best
Manchester United great Willie Morgan talks playing under Sir Matt Busby, sharing a dressing room with Best, Law and Charlton as well as an INCREDIBLE tale about playing against Pele...
May 20, 2020
Luke Chadwick | Manchester United memories and Playing under Sir Alex
Luke talks about coming through at Manchester United, playing alongside greats of the game, winning the premier league and his career post United.
May 19, 2020
Stewart Regan | Leadership and the business of football with
An EXCLUSIVE interview with Stewart Regan on the business side of football and the impact of the current pandemic on football in the UK and across Europe.
May 19, 2020
Derek Lilley | From Cappielow to Elland Road and back
Former @LUFC, @LiviFCOfficial cup winning hero and @Morton_FC icon Derek Lilley talks his career in the game and life after football.
May 18, 2020
Conor Pepper | Terry Butcher, Morton success and northern Irish football
Conor talks what it’s like returning from a career threatening injury, swapping Ireland for Inverness, life at Morton and playing at Glentoran.
May 17, 2020
Jack Iredale | From Greenock to Oz and back
Jack talks what it was like leaving Greenock for New Zealand and Australia, returning to play for hometown club Morton, Jim Duffy, MacKinnon, JJ and leaving the club for Carlisle. With an eye to the future too...
May 16, 2020
John Hughes | Latapy and Scottish cup success
John talks all about his career as a player and a manager with lots of chat on Falkirk, Hibs and Inverness who he led to 3rd in the top flight of Scottish football, won the Scottish cup and got them into European qualifiers for the first time in their history.
May 14, 2020
Jon Daly | From Ireland to Ibrox via Dundee United
Jon talks about his career in football from Cherry Orchard to Glasgow Rangers and a Dundee United. A fascinating insight into coaching and the UEFA pro license course as well.
May 12, 2020
Paul Bodman | The reality of Fan Ownership
A very special episode of Football CFB will @ChesterFC director and @CityFansUnited member Paul Bodman on how fan ownership works and the journey Chester have been on so far.
May 11, 2020
Jay Catton | The reality of being Director of Football
Director of football Jay Catton talks to CFB about what the role really involves, how he has helped build Connah’s Quay into one of Wales best sides along with manager Andy Morrison and assistant manager Craig Harrison.
May 10, 2020
Jonathan Gould | Stopping 10 in a row
Jonathan Gould talks about being an integral part of the Celtic team that stopped 10 in a row as well as reflecting on a life in football.
May 9, 2020
Adrian Bevington | Football Governance
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.
May 9, 2020
Mike Calvin | State of Play
One of the UK’s leading journalists and broadcasters, Mike Calvin talks about his BT Sport films, his books including living on the volcano, family and no hunger in paradise. He also talks what it was like working with Joey Barton on his autobiography.
May 7, 2020
Mark Halsey | From Non League footballer to Premier League Referee
Mark talks about refereeing the game at the highest level in the premier league and how he went from playing the game at non league level to becoming a ref.
May 6, 2020
LIVE MUSIC with The Howl and the Hum
The band behind the superb CFB soundtrack play live exclusively for CFB and talk about their upcoming album Human Contact.
May 6, 2020
Andy McLaren | Mental Health and Football successes
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.
May 5, 2020
Martin Hardie | A journey through Scottish Football
Martin talks about his career in Scottish football at numerous clubs including St Johnstone, Partick Thistle, Morton and Dunfermline.
May 5, 2020
David Robertson | From Aberdeen and Ibrox to Kashmir
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.
May 3, 2020
Nicky Low | From Greenock to Cup success
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 ⚽️🏴🏆
May 3, 2020
Gab Marcotti | Tales from the notepad
Gab talks about his love of football, working with ESPN, travelling with Stevie Nicol and a great story about him and Graham Hunter partying...
May 1, 2020
Hugh Keevins | My Best 11
Hugh selects his best 11 from his time watching Scottish football and reporting on it for over 4 decades. His team is absolutely incredible.
May 1, 2020
Thomas Gravesen | Chris Sweeney
An in depth chat on the career and life of Thomas Gravesen with the author of Mad Dog Gravesen: The last of the modern footballing Mavericks Christopher Sweeney.
April 30, 2020
Hugh Keevins | A life in Scottish football and friendship with Tommy Burns
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⚽️🏴
April 30, 2020
Andy Morrison | Captaincy, Man City and Connah’s Quay legend
Andy talks life at Blackburn, Man City, Crystal Palace and managing Connah’s Quay to success and causing Europa league shocks along the way.
April 29, 2020
Derek Rae | Commentary from Fife to the FIFA World Cup
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.
April 29, 2020
Gary Caldwell | Managing Wigan and life in Scottish football at Partick
Gary talks all about his managerial career with Wigan, Chesterfield and Partick Thistle.
April 28, 2020
Kevin Day | MOTD2, Ian Wright and following Palace
Kevin talks MOTD2, his love of football and his beloved Crystal Palace, comedy, mental health and working with Kieran Maguire on the price of football podcast.
April 28, 2020
Andy Ritchie | The king of Cappielow
Andy chats about life under Jock Stein @CelticFC, playing with Jimmy Johnstone, against Sir Bobby Charlton, life at Morton with an inspiring chat on mental health in football and society.
April 27, 2020
Peter Farrer | Sunderland Til I die
Sunderland 'Til I Die legend Peter Farrer joins me to discuss his love for the club, how he got involved in the documentary series and his views on the current ownership.
April 26, 2020
Mark Warburton | From Brentford to Rangers - a reflection
Mark talks life at Brentford, moving to Rangers, living in Scotland, winning the Scottish Championship, beating Ronnie Deila's Celtic at Hampden, cup final heartache, his top flight campaign, managing Joey Barton, his Rangers departure, his spell at Nottingham Forest and a great round of quickfire questions.
April 26, 2020
Mark Warburton | From banker to Football Manager
Mark joins callum to discuss life at QPR, the current football shutdown, his playing career, life working in the city, his unique route into coaching and working alongside Brendan Rodgers and Sean Dyche at Watford.
April 26, 2020
Alan Stubbs | Managing Hibs to legendary success and life after Hibs
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.
April 25, 2020
Alan Stubbs | Everton, Celtic and mentoring Wayne Rooney
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.
April 25, 2020
Steve Evans | Man management and promotion success
Callum is joined by Steve Evans to talk about his career in management including tales about winning multiple promotions over the years, what it was like taking non-league Crawley to Old Trafford, the true story behind Sombrero Steve at Rotherham, working with Cellino at Leeds and much more!
April 25, 2020
Jonno (Anthony Johnson) - Salford success, TV Fame and Chester
Anthony Johnson of Chester FC and Salford documentary fame joins me to discuss his managerial career with Bernard Morley, how they met, how they work together on a daily basis, life at Chester as well as reflecting on life at Salford and Ramsbottom where they both had consistent success. We also talk issues other than football.
April 23, 2020
Owen Coyle Jnr | The Scot leading English Football
Callum is joined by Owen Coyle junior to talk about managing the England amputee football team at major international tournaments and his hopes for the future. We also discuss what it was like growing up with your dad being a premier league manager.
April 18, 2020
Craig Harrison | Playing with Gazza, Merson and being a record breaking manager
Callum is joined by Craig Harrison to talk about his playing career at Middlesborough and Crystal Palace. He also talks managing at TNS were he broke the world record for consecutive wins as well as winning multiple league titles in a row.
April 17, 2020
Marko Marosi | Coventry, Martinez and the art of goalkeeping
Marko joins Callum to discuss life at Coventry, growing up in Slovakia, moving to England and working with managers such as Roberto Martinez, Paul Dickov and Darren Ferguson as well as current manager Mark Robins. His insight into what it's like being a goalkeeper is superb. Not to be missed!
April 14, 2020
Jo Caulfield | Comedy, Pat Jennings and the love of the game
WARNING: Contains strong language and adult humour. Plenty of comedy and football chat -find out which Spurs legend led to the end of a family member's football career, what it's like working on iconic shows mock the week and have I got news for you.
April 13, 2020
Janne Lindberg | Finland and Morton Icon
This episode is dedicated to Morton fanatic and Notre Dame High school teacher Gerry McHugh. My thoughts and prayers are with are his family, friends and the Notre Dame community. He loved watching Janne during his many years following Morton. Rest in peace Gerry.
April 12, 2020
Kyle Ferguson | Like father like son
Kyle joins Callum to discuss what it was like growing up with a footballing legend as a dad, his youth career at Rangers, making his debut in first tram football at Clyde, his modelling career, moving to America and playing football in Sweden.
April 10, 2020
Gary Caldwell | From Hibs to Celtic and Scotland success
CFB with....Gary Caldwell - Part 1 - Gary the player. We discuss life @NUFC as a youngster, moving to @HibernianFC, life @CelticFC under Gordon Strachan and what it was like winning the FA Cup under Roberto Martinez.
April 8, 2020
Gordon Young | Managing abroad and what makes an Assistant manager
Gordon talks life in America, what it was like working in Latvian football, his spell with Paul Hartley at Falkirk and much more!
April 7, 2020
Gordon Young | Leading successful football academies
Gordon talks all things Cove Rangers, working alongside Paul Hartley, being the head of Motherwell’s academy and what it’s like running a successful academy, moving to Sheffield United and then returning to Scotland with Dundee United. Very honest and open chat here!
April 6, 2020
Daniel Geey | Being a leading Football Lawyer
🚨 Football CFB with... @FootballLaw sponsored by the @FansFavouriteUK ⚽️ Not only is he a top football lawyer but a great friend as well! We discuss his best selling book @DoneDeal2019, what really goes in a transfer and contract negotiation and much more.
March 31, 2020
Kieran Maguire | The Godfather of football finance
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
March 24, 2020
Michael Tidser | Morton memories and why he left the club for Falkirk
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.
March 8, 2020
Michael Tidser | Tommy Burns, Celtic and playing under Barry Ferguson
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.
March 6, 2020
Joe Harper | The fallout from Fergie and Aberdeen part 2
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.
March 5, 2020
Joe Harper | Aberdeen icon and goals goals goals
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.
March 3, 2020
Rory Hamilton | Commentary and a life following Scotland
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.
February 10, 2020
Danny Grainger | Scottish Cup Success, Gretna and Hearts.
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.
January 29, 2020
Robbie Crawford | Rangers and playing across the globe
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
January 13, 2020