Celtic FC: 5 Forwards for Forward Thinking

Following the recent news that Odsonne Edouard has joined up with player agency Stellar Football Ltd, Celtic may have to delve back into the transfer market for another striker come the summertime. Edouard joins fellow highly rated countryman Edouardo Camavinga, alongisde Jack Grealish, Gareth Bale, and former Celtic team-mate Kieran Tierney in Stellar Football Ltd’sContinue reading “Celtic FC: 5 Forwards for Forward Thinking”

Francis Cagigao: Data vs Live Scouting, Kieran Tierney, Lionel Messi and Gabriel Martinelli

I had the pleasure of speaking to Francis Cagigao, from how his life has changed after his mutual agreement to depart from Arsenal on the 1st September after serving as International Head of Recruitment, as well as dipping into the fascinating tales of scouting Cesc Fabregas, Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique in the Barcelona AcademyContinue reading “Francis Cagigao: Data vs Live Scouting, Kieran Tierney, Lionel Messi and Gabriel Martinelli”

Jeff Banks: Bringing Football Back to Chester

Photograph courtesy of Jeff Banks / Twitter For those out there who may not know you, can you talk about your background, where you’re from and how you got yourself involved with Chester F.C? “Yeah, basically I’ve been a Chester fan all my life, so I’ve virtually been blue since the early 1980’s. They wereContinue reading “Jeff Banks: Bringing Football Back to Chester”

James Rowe: Hampstead, Amsterdam and Everything In Between: The Journey to 300 Interviews

James Rowe is a UK born, Amsterdam based journalist. Currently operating as Football CFB’s Chief Football Writer, Rowe is rapidly approaching the milestone of having 300 published interviews with a wide range of football players, managers and staff.  Rowe features on The Secret Footballer, TalkSport, LoveSportRadio and more. His multi-lingual abilities have brought him what he describes as his “success” so far, but he has sights set on even bigger things.  JoinContinue reading “James Rowe: Hampstead, Amsterdam and Everything In Between: The Journey to 300 Interviews”

The SPFL Premiership Preview: Betfred Cup Final Showdown, John Kennedy Takes Charge at Celtic and more!

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Preview. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll be looking ahead to all the upcoming action in the SPFL Premiership as another weekend of footballing drama beckons. Betfred Cup Final Showdown It’s Cup Final weekend in Scotland as Livingston face St Johnstone in what is set toContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Preview: Betfred Cup Final Showdown, John Kennedy Takes Charge at Celtic and more!”

The SPFL Premiership Review: Excellent Ross County Pile on Celtic Misery, Aberdeen Finally Score a Goal and Rampant Rangers Score Four!

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Review. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll take you through all of the weekly talking points in the weird and utterly wonderful world of Scottish Football. Writers Predictions vs Scorelines Match Writers Prediction Scoreline St Mirren vs Livingston 1-1 1-1 Hibernian vs Hamilton 2-1 2-0 MotherwellContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Review: Excellent Ross County Pile on Celtic Misery, Aberdeen Finally Score a Goal and Rampant Rangers Score Four!”

The SPFL Premiership Preview: Will Aberdeen Score? Livi aim to bounce back? Rangers a step closer to the title?

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Preview. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll be looking ahead to all the upcoming action in the SPFL Premiership as another weekend of footballing drama beckons. St Mirren Welcome Livingston in Top-Six Battle Livingston will travel to Paisley to face St Mirren as the two sidesContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Preview: Will Aberdeen Score? Livi aim to bounce back? Rangers a step closer to the title?”

The SPFL Premiership Review: Accies Thrash Motherwell, Celtic and Rangers Win Again and More!

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Review. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll take you through all of the weekly talking points in the weird and utterly wonderful world of Scottish Football. This week will feature two new elements to the series: Writers Predictions vs Scorelines and a Player of the WeekContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Review: Accies Thrash Motherwell, Celtic and Rangers Win Again and More!”

The SPFL Preview: The Lanarkshire Derby, Valentine’s Day in Perth & Can Livingston and Rangers Bounce Back?

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Preview. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll be looking ahead to all the upcoming action in the SPFL Premiership as another weekend of footballing drama beckons. Rangers Look to Return to Winning Ways Against Killie Following their surprising 1-1 draw to Hamilton last Sunday, Rangers willContinue reading “The SPFL Preview: The Lanarkshire Derby, Valentine’s Day in Perth & Can Livingston and Rangers Bounce Back?”

The SPFL Premiership Review: Livingston’s Unbeaten Run Ends, Rangers held at Accies and more!

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Review. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll take you through all of the weekly talking points in the weird and utterly wonderful world of Scottish Football. Livingston’s Unbeaten Run Ends at Hands of Saints Since his appointment as Manager of Livingston, David Martindale was yet toContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Review: Livingston’s Unbeaten Run Ends, Rangers held at Accies and more!”

The SPFL Premiership Preview: Betfred Cup Final Teaser?

Welcome to the latest installment of The SPFL Premiership Preview. Written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, I’ll be looking ahead to all the upcoming action in the SPFL Premiership as another weekend of footballing drama beckons. Betfred Cup Final Teaser as Untouchable Livi Welcome St Johnstone Just 22 days before they meet at Hampden, Livingston willContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Preview: Betfred Cup Final Teaser?”

The SPFL Premiership Review: Saints Lead the Way!

Welcome to the first installment of The SPFL Premiership Review; a re-imagination of ‘The Scottish Football Review of the Week’ by Dr Grant Campbell. Now written by myself, Ciaran Foreman, as I take you through all of the weekly talking points in the weird and utterly wonderful world of Scottish Football. It’s hard to knowContinue reading “The SPFL Premiership Review: Saints Lead the Way!”

Thomas Tuchel: The Man to End Chelsea’s Misfortune?

“File:Thomas Tuchel.jpg” by Alexander Böhm is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 Thomas Tuchel is set to be announced as the next Chelsea manager, following this morning’s announcement that Frank Lampard has been relieved of his duties after 18-months in charge. The German coach most recently managed Paris Saint-Germain after his success with Borussia Dortmund, andContinue reading “Thomas Tuchel: The Man to End Chelsea’s Misfortune?”

Leandro Phillips: Noisefeed, Partnership with Wyscout, Working with Top European Clubs

For anyone out there who don’t know much about Noisefeed and who they are, could you shed a bit of light on what the company is about?  “Absolutely. Noisefeed is a sport-tech startup partly owned by Wyscout (Hudl more recently) with a clear mission – to help minimise the risk involved in every transfer decision. There has been a transition in our three year process of development, but this has been theContinue reading “Leandro Phillips: Noisefeed, Partnership with Wyscout, Working with Top European Clubs”

Mark Russell: Greenock Morton, Falkirk and Finn Harps

Going back to when you were a boy, you grew up in Paisley and played youth football before you went on to sign your first contract with Greenock Morton. How did it all come about? “To begin with, I played with St Mirren boys club, but we joined together with Gleniffer Thistle. So, from thereContinue reading “Mark Russell: Greenock Morton, Falkirk and Finn Harps”

Kiko Rodriguez: Football Agent and Father of Jay Rodriguez

Kiko Rodriguez is a football agent, and one of the founders of DRN Sports Management. He is also the father of current Burnley player, Jay Rodriguez. I had the pleasure of speaking to Kiko where we discussed a multitude of things, from the importance of determination in a footballing career, becoming a footballing agent, beingContinue reading “Kiko Rodriguez: Football Agent and Father of Jay Rodriguez”