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The Tartan Scarf Podcast

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E11 - Scotland v Ukraine Playoff Preview
With one month to go until Scotland's massive World Cup Playoff Semi-Final v Ukraine, I've brought in two experts, one for each side. On the Scotland side, it's Jordan Campbell - the Rangers & Scotland writer for The Athletic. For Ukraine, it's Andrew Todos from Zorya Londonsk. I really hope you enjoy the episode. 
February 25, 2022
E10 - The Tartan Army Sunshine Appeal
The Tartan Army Sunshine Appeal are a fan-run charity who have arranged donations to charities at 88 consecutive Scotland away games. They're an absolute credit to the Tartan Army and do incredible work to promote the good name of Scotland fans. For this episode I was joined by Chairperson Neil Forbes. You can visit their website and follow them on Twitter / Facebook.  If you're able to get involved with your time, donations or by sharing their content it would be massively appreciated! Here's to a great 2022.
January 10, 2022
E9 - Scottish Football from the front row with Charles Paterson
Charles Paterson has been closer to Scottish Football than most over the past 17 years. From the front row of every press conference to the stadiums of Scotland and beyond as a reporter for Sky Sports. He brings his unique perspective on Steve Clarke's side, memories of Walter Smith and insight into SPFL stars past and present. You can follow Charles on Twitter. 
November 02, 2021
E8 - vs Denmark with Cameron Deacon of Nordic Footy
Scotland are back in World Cup Qualifying after our summer at Euro 2020. A crucial triple header kicks off with a trip to Copenhagen to face in-form Denmark.  Cameron Deacon, the man behind the Nordic Footy twitter account joined the pod to discuss all things Denmark.  On Saturday, Scotland return to Hampden park to face Moldova - tickets are on sale and very reasonably priced.  Get yours now and let's make it a sell-out! 
August 29, 2021
E7 - vs Croatia (Euro 2020) with Juraj Vrdoljak
Scotland's heroic 0-0 draw at Wembley has set up a Cup Final against Croatia in our final Group Game on Tuesday. To get the insight required into our opponents, I chatted to Croatia based writer Juraj Vrdoljak before the Euros kicked off. 
June 18, 2021
E6 - vs England with Henry Winter, Chief Football Writer, The Times
It's the oldest international football fixture - Scotland take on England at Wembley. We travel to London on 0 points having been handed a reality Czech to our optimism at Hampden by the Czech Republic. I was lucky enough to sit down with Henry Winter, Chief Football Writer from The Times before the Euros kicked off to discuss all things England, Southgate and the Auld Enemy.
June 14, 2021
E5 - vs Czech Republic (Euro 2020) with Tomas Danicek - Czech Footy
After 23 years of We'll be Comin', we've finally arrived!  Back in the big time at Euro 2020. First up is the Czech Republic. Tomas Danicek of Czech Footy gave his insight into where this Czech team is.  Keep following The Tartan Scarf for all Euros content. 
June 08, 2021
E4 - Alba/Matter & the Growth Mindset
Gordon had a really enjoyable chat with Andy Laing, the man behind Alba/Matter - a website and social channels covering the Scotland National Football Teams. Sound familiar? It isn't. Andy brings his professional background as a further education tutor specialising in inclusive education to offer unique perspectives on Scottish football. You can find him on Twitter - be sure to check out his incredible video poem in advance of Scotland's Playoff Final and the celebration video after we qualified that went beyond viral! 
April 26, 2021
E3 - vs Faroe Islands with Kasper Neesgard of Færøsk fodbold
It's the final game of the March international break and a return to Hampden to play old friends the Faroe Islands. Kasper Neesgard who runs the excellent Færøsk fodbold account was on hand to tell me all about a squad growing in confidence, buoyed by success in the Nations League. Head over to @TheTartanScarf on Twitter for the details of an exclusive competition to win a Faroe Islands scarf! 
March 30, 2021
E2 - vs Israel with Yossi Medina - Babagol
Getting the lowdown on our familiar foes Israel ahead of Sunday's game in Tel Aviv. Learn why in Israel they call this the "group of nightmares". 
March 26, 2021
E1 - vs Austria with Tom Middler of The Other Bundesliga
Scotland's men kick off their World Cup Qualifying campaign at Hampden against Austria on Thursday night. To get the lowdown on all things Austria, we dialled up Tom Middler of The Other Bundesliga.  Hosted by Gordon Sheach, founder of The Tartan Scarf. Follow @TheTartanScarf on Twitter / Instagram 
March 22, 2021
Tartan Scarf Podcast - Prologue
A quick introduction to The Tartan Scarf Podcast. Hosted by Gordon Sheach, founder of The Tartan Scarf.  Follow @TheTartanScarf on Twitter / Instagram 
March 17, 2021