Lyndon Dykes: QOTS and Dobbie were crucial parts of my development

Image courtesy of Queen of the South football club with prior consent How do you reflect on your time at Queen of the South and in particular, your partnership with Stephen Dobbie? I absolutely loved my time at Queen of the South. When I first arrived in Scotland from Australia, I never expected to playContinue reading “Lyndon Dykes: QOTS and Dobbie were crucial parts of my development”

Ross Meechan: I take a lot of pride in having played every minute for Forfar

Photograph courtesy of Forfar Athletic Football Club Written by Colin Byiers Ross Meechan might not be a familiar name to supporters of teams in the Premiership or Championship in Scotland, but he is an established name in League One and besides one season with Stenhousemuir in League Two, the 26-year-old has spent all his senior career playingContinue reading “Ross Meechan: I take a lot of pride in having played every minute for Forfar”

Graham Alexander: My vision for Motherwell

Photograph courtesy of Graham Alexander and Motherwell Football Club We are speaking a matter of days after your Motherwell side became only the third side this season to take points from Rangers in the Scottish Premiership. How do you assess the match now after a few days to reflect upon it? I was very happyContinue reading “Graham Alexander: My vision for Motherwell”

Hal Robson Kanu: Euro 2016 memories and creating The Turmeric Co

All photographs provided by Thomas Hal Robson Kanu with written permission of use. Most footballers and fans dream of representing their country at the highest level. In 2016, you were an integral part of the Wales team that reached the semi final of the Euro’s. Sum up that experience from your personal perspective? It wasContinue reading “Hal Robson Kanu: Euro 2016 memories and creating The Turmeric Co”

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!”

Derek Gaston: Goalkeeping, Morton Memories and Arbroath

All photographs courtesy of David Bell / Tontastic with prior written approval. You are currently at Arbroath working under Dick Campbell and Rab Douglas. Sum up life at the club? Firstly, it’s been great to be at the club and I’m enjoying my football under Dick Campbell. I was unsure initially how it would beContinue reading “Derek Gaston: Goalkeeping, Morton Memories and Arbroath”

Jason Cundy: Chelsea, punditry, presenting and life after football

Photograph is courtesy of Talksport. Listen to Jason and Andy Goldstein on the Sports bar weeknights from 10pm. You retired in the year 2000. How are enjoying retirement from professional football. Do you miss playing and you are a well known pundit on among others talkSport radio and other mediums and have is life forContinue reading “Jason Cundy: Chelsea, punditry, presenting and life after football”

Ali De Foy: Working in football media and supporting St Mirren is a dream come true

You are a big St Mirren fan, sum up what the club means to you. St Mirren literally is my life as cheesy as that may sound. The club is something that I can share with family and friends. Being a Buddie is a constant rollercoaster. You are never alone. If you attend a matchContinue reading “Ali De Foy: Working in football media and supporting St Mirren is a dream come true”

Sebastian Larsson: From Arsenal to AIK

“Seb Larsson” by Ronnie Macdonald is licensed under CC BY 2.0 You are currently playing for AIK in Sweden who are reigning Swedish Champions. To what do you attribute the success of last season’s title win? Well, I think first of all, obviously going back a few years before my time, AIK was a clubContinue reading “Sebastian Larsson: From Arsenal to AIK”

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?”

Guy Kilty: Producing The Price of Football is an absolute joy

Both Kieran Maguire and Kevin Day credit you with the idea behind The Price of Football. What inspired you to create the The Price of Football podcast as we know it today? I started my own podcast production company – Dap Dip – and I knew I wanted to create a show that would haveContinue reading “Guy Kilty: Producing The Price of Football is an absolute joy”

Kevan Brown: From Southampton to Woking via Brighton and Aldershot

Image courtesy of Sky Sports Archives You stated your career as a trainee at Southampton. What are your memories of the club? I signed for the club at the age of 13 and I spent a lot of time in the development side. They wanted to keep me as an apprentice but I wanted toContinue reading “Kevan Brown: From Southampton to Woking via Brighton and Aldershot”

#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH FREDDY

“Mourinho doesn’t abandon who is with him. It’s in his DNA” Stel and Roy talk to the legend that is Freddy about his career path that led him to Omonoia from Portugal, via Qatar, Malaysia and a few Cypriot clubs. Freddy shares his fondest memories of his time at Omonoia, what the club and supportersContinue reading “#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH FREDDY”

#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH SOFYANE CHERFA – PART 2

“When you have a big player who isn’t playing, they need to turn that anger into positive energy. They need to work hard in training and say “I’m gonna show this mother****** I deserve to play.” In part 2 of the #NOCHOFTES interview, Sofyane talks about his coaching career and the challenging transition from playerContinue reading “#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH SOFYANE CHERFA – PART 2”

#NOCHOFTES Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH SOFYANE CHERFA – PART 1

“Wenger is a real legend at Arsenal but not at Monaco. People in France follow Arsenal because of Wenger though.” In part one of our interview, Stel, Roy and Gaossou Fofana quiz Sofyane about growing up in France, his development at Monaco and the fantastic squad of 2004. Sofyane shares his thoughts on Didier Deschamps,Continue reading “#NOCHOFTES Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH SOFYANE CHERFA – PART 1”

#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast: INTERVIEW WITH ANDRE SCHEMBRI

“Looking back at the gesture, I made a mistake. But sometimes you lose your emotions.” Andre Schembri joins Stel and Roy in an exclusive interview for The OLB. The boys quiz Andre about his Omonoia career, asking some questions that – until now – were unanswered. Andre shares some of his coaching and development philosophy,Continue reading “#NOCHOFTES​ Podcast: INTERVIEW WITH ANDRE SCHEMBRI”

#NOCHOFTES Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH GAOUSSOU FOFANA

“I remember receiving a yellow card and the referee saying to me “we are going to have a long day” “Stel and Roy had the pleasure of Gaussou Fofana’s company on the latest #NOCHOFTES Podcast. Fofi spoke about surviving the 2002 civil war in Cote d’Ivoire , moving to Portugal to develop his game andContinue reading “#NOCHOFTES Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH GAOUSSOU FOFANA”

#NOCHOFTES Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH GUIDO HOFFMAN

“Kostas Kaiafas….Madre Mia!” Stel talks to former Omonoia midfielder Guido Hoffmann about his career in the game, which includes memories of winning the Bundesliga title, playing alongside Stefan Effenberg, being coached by Jupp Heynkes and the “almost” season. Guido shares his fondest memories of playing for Omonoia, taking Greek lessons, socialising with team mates andContinue reading “#NOCHOFTES Podcast | INTERVIEW WITH GUIDO HOFFMAN”

Rod Underwood: The importance of the ball

Credit: Pexels Being Proactive The modern game has various styles, various positions, multiple technical and tactical philosophies. The approach to the game that is most intriguing is using the ball to dominate the opponent. Why intriguing because the most important aspect of the game is the ball. If the team has possession it is veryContinue reading “Rod Underwood: The importance of the ball”

Arthur LeBlond: Goalkeeping, Guendouzi and ambition

Photograph courtesy of Arthur LeBlond I wanted to take you back to the beginning and the start of your footballing journey. How did your journey start on your road to becoming a professional footballer? I come from a little island called Reunion Island near Madagascar. On the island all the people play football and IContinue reading “Arthur LeBlond: Goalkeeping, Guendouzi and ambition”

Exclusive: Didier Agathe on Martin O’Neill

“Martin O’Neill directs the troops” by Ronnie Macdonald is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Didier Agathe spoke exclusively to Football CFB. Tune in to the full show here I sat down with Didier Agathe to talk all about his time at Celtic, Agathe talked about how he made the initial impression, “Martin (Martin O’Neill) thoughtContinue reading “Exclusive: Didier Agathe on Martin O’Neill”

Matt Le Tissier: I had to score the last goal at the Dell

Listen to the full interview HERE. Matt Le Tissier is known to the Southampton faithful as ‘Le God’ after he spent his entire 17 year career with the Saints scoring over 100 Premier League goals in the process. At the end of the 2000/2001 season, Southampton were due to leave behind their iconic stadium ‘TheContinue reading “Matt Le Tissier: I had to score the last goal at the Dell”

Joey Barton: Life at Burnley and Sean Dyche

“File:Sean Dyche.jpg” by Kelvin Stuttard is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Callum McFadden interviewed Joey Barton exclusively for football CFB. “Burnley had just been relegated with us (QPR) and I had always liked from a distance and how they did it,” “There was a very socialist ethos to their club, the team and his (Dyche’s)Continue reading “Joey Barton: Life at Burnley and Sean Dyche”

Joey Barton on what Newcastle means to him

“Joey Barton” by blenky64 is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 By Callum McFadden I would have happily stayed at Newcastle for the rest of my career. “I loved living in the city and Ioved the fans, I felt really comfortable where I was and I was hoping to get the club back to the topContinue reading “Joey Barton on what Newcastle means to him”

Bobby Williamson: My Love of African football

Credit: Photo contrary of Kilmarnock football Club and Bobby Williamson Bobby Williamson spoke exclusively to Callum McFadden. In the final part of our interview with Bobby Williamson, having heard of the tales of his journey across football int the UK, we explore his unique experience across African football, while also exploring more into African footballContinue reading “Bobby Williamson: My Love of African football”

Bobby Williamson; Moving to Hibs, Managing Brown and Thomson and why he left Scotland

Credit: Daniel / Flickr Bobby Williamson spoke exclusively to Callum McFadden for Football CFB Last time with Bobby Williamson we spoke about his early managerial career, his time at Kilmarnock and what it’s like to win the Scottish Cup in your first year of management. But there is much more to come in Bobby’s story.Continue reading “Bobby Williamson; Moving to Hibs, Managing Brown and Thomson and why he left Scotland”

Bobby Williamson: Scottish Cup Success and a reflection on the Rugby Park days

Credit: Image courtesy of Kilmarnock football club and Bobby Williamson A man who is so well known within Scottish football is Bobby Williamson, having played at Clydebank, Rangers, West Brom, Rotherham and Kilmarnock as a striker scoring over 140 goals in his professional career. He then turned his hand rather unexpectedly to management where heContinue reading “Bobby Williamson: Scottish Cup Success and a reflection on the Rugby Park days”

Josh Askew: Joining Chester, Blackburn, loan spells and life at Salford

Credit: Chester Football Club You’ve just signed for Chester from Boston United. What does it feel like to sign for Chester? I’m over the moon. It’s been a long time coming to be honest as when I knew that Bernard and Jonno had moved to Chester, I have always wanted to join the club. It’sContinue reading “Josh Askew: Joining Chester, Blackburn, loan spells and life at Salford”