Football CFB

Hello and welcome to the Football CFB website.

My name is Callum McFadden and I am a regular football fan – just like you – with an incredible amount of passion for the beautiful game at all levels.

I have set up Football CFB which stands for Callum’s Football Blog with the sole aim of producing interesting articles and podcasts about SPFL clubs and the goings on within the game across all levels that fans the length and breadth of the country can – hopefully – enjoy. I also produce content linked to clubs across the UK and abroad.

My podcast style to allow each guest to talk about their career and life in football openly with little interruption as they are the stars – not me. You can access all podcasts here https://anchor.fm/footballCFB and on your favourite streaming sites including Apple podcasts and Spotify.

Football CFB is led solely by myself with the aim of connecting with fans the length and breadth of the country through the medium of good football writing and broadcasting. Happy reading and happy listening!

Latest Articles

My Morton Journey

Written by Gary Bradley – @GBRphotos My Morton journey began way back in the later 70’s when a certain Mr Andrew Ritchie had just joined the Club. I was a fresh faced pupil of St Columba’s High in Gourock when my friend, Chris McLoone, invited me to go to a game.  I think it was… Continue reading My Morton Journey

The beautiful game – How can we encourage further growth of the game for the next generation?

By Callum McFadden – @football_cfb This image brought back memories of why I fell in love with football Football. A game involving two teams of 11 players, a football and two goalmouths. A simple game some may say but there is no doubt that it’s a beautiful game. It’s by far the most popular sport… Continue reading The beautiful game – How can we encourage further growth of the game for the next generation?

Football CFB in the community: Working alongside local primary schools in Inverclyde

As a primary school teacher, education and helping inspire the next generation is something that I do my best to do each and everyday in the classroom. I love teaching and working with children. However, I must admit that never did I foresee that eight weeks into running Football CFB that I would be invited… Continue reading Football CFB in the community: Working alongside local primary schools in Inverclyde

My mental health journey – Why I have become an ambassador of Back Onside

By Callum McFadden – @football_cfb twitter Mental health is a subject very close to my heart. For most of my life like many others I’ve always tried my best to look out for those I know who have battled mental health. Up until last year it’s not something I had to deal with directly. I’ve… Continue reading My mental health journey – Why I have become an ambassador of Back Onside

The Football CFB view: From Chester to Connah’s; a day that I will never forget

By Callum McFadden – @football_cfb on Twitter February 29th 2020. The day I travelled down to Chester after being invited down to experience hospitality at Chester Football Club by the amazing Paul Bodman who was a great help to me last year during a tough spell for myself. Sadly the Chester game against Gateshead was… Continue reading The Football CFB view: From Chester to Connah’s; a day that I will never forget

The Football CFB verdict – Connah’s Quay Nomads 1 – 2 Cardiff Metropolitan University

By Callum McFadden – @football_cfb Shock as The Nomads exit the JD Welsh Cup at the quarter final stage. Quite a few games across England were called off due to the horrendous weather we’ve been experiencing recently but this crucial quarter final cup tie was on in North Wales. I arrived at the stadium at… Continue reading The Football CFB verdict – Connah’s Quay Nomads 1 – 2 Cardiff Metropolitan University

The Football CFB View: Summer football – too radical? Or absolutely necessary?

GAME OFF. Sadly today’s game has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. In the last few weeks in Scottish football, these two messages have appeared more and more across our game from the Premiership to the Juniors as another long winter takes its toll. No fan wants to see games off and it’s been… Continue reading The Football CFB View: Summer football – too radical? Or absolutely necessary?

The Football CFB verdict: Yo-Yo encounter at Cappielow was our game at it’s best.

Greenock Morton 4 – 4 Alloa To quote the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson: Football. Bloody hell. Today’s game at Cappielow wasn’t so much a game of two halves but a game of ever-changing moments: a Yo-Yo encounter for me. Morton started the game very well and were in control from the offset. This was shown… Continue reading The Football CFB verdict: Yo-Yo encounter at Cappielow was our game at it’s best.

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