Northern Goal
The Scotland Under-21s Covid mess and Aberdeen, plus Highland League season preview with Dave Edwards

The Scotland Under-21s Covid mess and Aberdeen, plus Highland League season preview with Dave Edwards

November 24, 2020

This week we preview the Highland League season - who will win the title, who we think will be best of the rest, who has strengthened well and who will be top goalscorer - with input from our special guest, Highland football doyen Dave Edwards. Before all that, there's the SFA shambles which hit Aberdeen before their loss at Ibrox, Ross County's nightmare against Kilmarnock and Caley Thistle's season kick-starting win over Raith Rovers. Plus, of course, Cove Rangers, Peterhead and Elgin City.  

Should Aberdeen switch to four-man defence for Ibrox trip?

Should Aberdeen switch to four-man defence for Ibrox trip?

November 17, 2020

This week on Northern Goal, our panel discuss what a win away at Rangers could do for Aberdeen's season as the Premiership returns. We also ask whether Ross County, Peterhead and Caley Thistle's Betfred Cup showings will lead to them picking up much-needed points in their respective leagues.

Will Andy Considine keep his place for Scotland’s history game in Serbia? Plus, comprehensive debrief of north clubs in Betfred Cup action

Will Andy Considine keep his place for Scotland’s history game in Serbia? Plus, comprehensive debrief of north clubs in Betfred Cup action

November 11, 2020

On this week’s episode, our panel debates whether Aberdeen’s Andy Considine can expect to keep his place in the Scotland starting 11 for tomorrow’s Euro play-off final in Serbia. There’s also discussion of the Dons Premiership prospects for the rest of 2020, a debrief on all our teams’ Betfred Cup and league results, as well as general excitement at the impending return of the Highland League.

Listener note on this week’s Northern Goal

Listener note on this week’s Northern Goal

November 10, 2020

This week's Northern Goal has been moved to Wednesday... with the aim to give you better analysis of this week's Betfred Cup action.

Aberdeen’s Hampden hoodoo against Celtic continues but Rothes revel in long-awaited Highland League Cup triumph

Aberdeen’s Hampden hoodoo against Celtic continues but Rothes revel in long-awaited Highland League Cup triumph

November 3, 2020

The team discuss Aberdeen’s latest Scottish Cup shortfall against Celtic, as the Dons lose 2-0 in the semi-finals at Hampden Park. Ross County’s search for a win continues, Caley Thistle show their resiliency, while Cove Rangers and Peterhead record impressive victories. Rothes ended a 41-year wait for a trophy by beating Buckie Thistle in the Highland League Cup, with the pod assessing how far the Speysiders can go.

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