Northern Goal
Aberdeen’s Scottish Cup woes, Highland club’s fortunes and the ever-changing landscape of life in the lower leagues

Aberdeen’s Scottish Cup woes, Highland club’s fortunes and the ever-changing landscape of life in the lower leagues

April 27, 2021

Stephen Glass suffered his first defeat as Aberdeen manager in the 3-0 Scottish Cup humbling by Dundee United, and the pod pick over the bones of a disappointing day. Caley Thistle’s season is just about over, while Ross County bid to stay alive in the Premiership. Cove Rangers, Peterhead and Elgin also face a frantic seven days in the final stages of Leagues One and Two.

Is Niall McGinn deserving of a new Aberdeen deal?

Is Niall McGinn deserving of a new Aberdeen deal?

April 20, 2021

This week, Aberdeen prepare for a league clash with Celtic and Scottish Cup quarter-final against Dundee United. What made the difference as they battled past Livingston in Stephen Glass' dugout debut? Plus, we discuss every other north team in depth - after another weekend off, Ross County target a vital three points from their St Mirren clash, while every game from this point is massive for Inverness, Cove and Elgin too. 

New Aberdeen era begins as Stephen Glass starts work at Cormack Park with clear priorities

New Aberdeen era begins as Stephen Glass starts work at Cormack Park with clear priorities

April 13, 2021

This week, with Stephen Glass finally taking over in-person at Aberdeen, we discuss his immediate priorities as the Scottish Cup clash with Livingston looms. Our panel also assess loan striker Florian Kamberi’s struggles. There are bold predictions on how Ross County and Caley Thistle’s seasons will end after two massive draws, as our three lower league teams vie for position pre-split. Plus, the SPFL aren’t going to deny Brora their play-off chance again, are they?

Favourable draw gives Aberdeen Scottish Cup chance. Plus, Caley Thistle’s win at Ross County ramps up feel-good factor

Favourable draw gives Aberdeen Scottish Cup chance. Plus, Caley Thistle’s win at Ross County ramps up feel-good factor

April 6, 2021

On this week's episode, Aberdeen's goalscoring struggles may have continued at League One Dumbarton, but the Scottish Cup draw has given them a great chance of reaching Hampden’s semis. The panel discuss goalscorer Callum Hendry's future and whether there is enough season left for players to prove themselves to incoming boss Stephen Glass. We also reflect on a Highland derby which went to form, what it means for Caley Thistle's quest to reach the top-flight and Ross County's bid to avoid going the other way. Plus, a lack of action tells for Highland League teams in their ties, and are Cove, Peterhead and Elgin all going to be in the play-offs?

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App