Off the Ball

Off the Ball

Scottish football gets a kicking from BBC Radio Scotland’s Off the Ball, presented by Stuart Cosgrove and Tam Cowan. The long-running irreverent programme is broadcast on Saturdays at lunch-time and there is a Sunday Supplement too, ensuring a weekend full of laughter. Get the best of both in this weekly podcast.

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Recent episodes (4)

  • 19 Oct Davie Hay with Tam & Chick

    Sun, 19 Oct 14

    40 mins

    29 days remaining

    Taken from BBC Radio Scotland's Off the Ball programme of Saturday, 18 October, 2014, Tam Cowan and guest host Chick Young are joined by former Celtic manager Davie Hay.

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  • Oct 12 Frankie boy, Ayr, Kitchen XI

    Sun, 12 Oct 14

    44 mins

    22 days remaining

    Another beautifully crafted podcast from BBC Radio Scotland's Off the Ball. Presenters Stuart Cosgrove and Tam Cowan are accompanied in the Pacific Quay studios by the former St Mirren, Celtic, West Ham and Scotland striker Frank McAvennie and by Ayr United fan and author Gerry Ferrara. The foursome look ahead to the Scotland v Georgia match at Ibrox, discuss what Ayr means to them and come up with a Kitchen XI, with Davie Cooker on the wing.

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  • 5 Oct Accies and Fast Food XI

    Sun, 5 Oct 14

    44 mins

    15 days remaining

    Ronnie MacDonald, vice-chairman of Hamilton Accies, was the special guest of Off the Ball presenters Graham Spiers and Tam Cowan on the BBC Radio Scotland programme on 4 October. The team of the week was the Fast Food XI.

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  • 20 Sep Special guest Arild Stavrum

    Sun, 21 Sep 14

    43 mins

    1 day remaining

    Stuart Cosgrove is joined by Graham Speirs and former Aberdeen player turned crime novelist Arild Stavrum. The team of the week is the Theatre XI.

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