The Scottish Cup round of 16 always seems like a bit of a formality but undeterred, the Weekly Kickback are here to discuss the weekend’s ties. There were comfortable wins for Rangers and Aberdeen, while Celtic edged Partick Thistle thanks to a James Forrest hat-trick. Elsewhere, Kilmarnock and Falkirk both dispatched non-league opposition, while Hearts and Motherwell also progressed.
The Weekly Kickback boys are back to discuss a turbulent week for Scottish football following Stewart Regan’s departure as Chief Executive of the SFA. With speculation suggesting Regan jumped before he was pushed, the panel debate some of the issues behind his resignation, such as the SFA’s failed pursuit of Michael O’Neill, the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the national stadium, as well as the obvious issue of an underperforming men’s team. Where do the SFA go from here?
As Aberdeen take a huge step towards securing their new stadium, Grant Barnes is joined by Gregor Kerr and Benji Gribben to discuss what implications the move will have for the Dons. The 20,000-seater stadium will be built eight miles outside of the city centre and will cost around £50 million. Despite opposition from local residents,[…]
In the first episode of the newly founded Scottish Football Podcast, Grant Barnes is joined by Gregor Kerr and Benji Gribben to discuss Michael O’Neill’s decision to turn down the chance to become Scotland’s new manager. How big a blow is the snub and where do the SFA go from here? The team also debate the latest talking points from the Scottish Premiership.