Pure Fitbaw

Pure Fitbaw

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish

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Cammy and Ally discuss how the Championship can be brought back together with the league currently split in two. They also answer listener questions on Arbroath, Dom Thomas and Chris Burke among others.


Nov 25

34 min 14 sec

In this episode of the Pure Fitbaw podcast, Rhys, Greg, and Danny look back on Scotland's huge wins away in Moldova and at home against Denmark, discuss the immense midfield partnership of Callum McGregor and Billy Gilmour, think forward to the World Cup play-off draw, and much more.


Nov 17

1 hr 7 min

This episode of the Pure Fitbaw podcast introduces a new series that will focus on the trials and tribulations of the Scotland National Team. Hosted by Rhys, alongside Pure Fitbaw debutants Greg and Danny, we look back on the elation of Israel at Hampden, ask who the hell Jacob Brown is, and look forward to a must-win game against Moldova.

Nov 11

40 min 54 sec

Cammy is joined by Queen of the South's Ruben Junior in the latest of a flurry of interviews on the Pure Championship podcast. Ruben explains how he is adapting to professional football, the reason why he wants to help others and even reveals the next colour he will dye his hair!


Nov 10

23 min 7 sec

Cammy is joined by Raith Rovers attacker Dario Zanatta in the latest PureChampionship interview. Dario shares why he thinks he's doing so well at Raith Rovers, his thoughts on plastic pitches & the growth of football in Canada

Nov 9

21 min 41 sec

Cammy is joined by Arbroath's Joel Nouble in the latest PureChampionship interview. Cammy and Joel talk on life at Arbroath and the Championship itself among many other interesting topics.


Nov 5

20 min 47 sec

Ally and Cammy are back! The boys share their thoughts and feelings on the recent Fife and Ayrshire derbies.


Oct 28

26 min 48 sec

Cammy is joined by friend of the show, Raith Rovers fan Scott Fleming, to react to the first Fife Derby of the 2021/22 Championship season which ended 1-1.


Oct 1

20 min 12 sec

Cammy is joined by PureChampionship favourite, Manny Duku, to discuss Inverness' strong start to the season, what it is like to work under Billy Dodds and much more.


Sep 25

11 min 34 sec

Cammy and Ally are joined by PureFitbaw pal Rhys Jenkins to talk all things Partick Thistle from their start to the season to Kyle Turner and much more.

Sep 16

21 min 38 sec

Ally and Cammy take a look at what has went on in the Championship in recent weeks from Dunfermline's poor start to Raith Rovers striker Lewis Vaughan's latest ACL injury and everything inbetween.

Sep 2

28 min 57 sec

The greatest league in the world is back! In this episode Ally and Cammy react to the first weekend of the 21/22 Championship season sharing takeaways from each game including discussions on Chris Burke, Joel Nouble and Partick Thistle's paywalled highlights.

Aug 4

32 min 58 sec

Cammy is joined by Ally to raise the curtain on another season of the Pure Championship podcast. The boys discuss the transfer business completed in the league so far, share their thoughts on the new kits, make their way too early predictions and much much more.


Jul 16

45 min 54 sec

On our final Pure Euros episode Owen and Ally pick a team of the tournament and select the five most memorable moments.   Thank you for listening, please leave a rating and review on Apple podcasts. 


Jul 14

52 min 28 sec

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish Owen Brown, Alasdair Madden and Jonathan Fadugba review each of the Euro 2020 quarter-final fixtures with discussion about match action, key players and tactics and what to expect in the semi-finals. * Switzerland 1 v 1 Spain (Spain win 3-1 on penalties) - Zakaria OG & key players for Spain to get to final* Belgium 1 v 2 Italy - Spinazzola injury and how Italy adapt without him & performance of Doku* Czech Republic 1 v 2 Denmark - Maehle's assist, Czech Rep's changes & Danish fatigue* Ukraine 0 v 4 England - Southgate's management, Shevchenko's future & Sterling's tournament Our guest, Jonathan Fadugba, is a football consultant, writer and scout. Jonathan is the founder of the long running and award winning Just Football website, has been a staff writer for 4-4-2 magazine, regularly appears on The Guardian Football Weekly podcast as well as co-hosting his own Nordic Football pod and running management agency Future Global Sports. Follow him at https://twitter.com/JFfutbolThank you for listening, please consider leaving a rating and review on Apple podcasts. 


Jul 5

1 hr 26 min

Unbiased | In-depth | ScottishOwen Brown, Alasdair Madden and David Cartlidge discuss each of the Euro 2020 Round of 16 fixtures in chronological order touching on Danish manager Kasper Hjulmand's tactical tweaks, the renaissance of Renato Sanches, Spain's high number of passes and the positional versatility of a number of players at the tournament among many other topics across the hour.  Our guest, David Cartlidge, is an editor for ESPN UK, a regular on podcasts such as Football Ramble’s On The Continent and a journalist with superb knowledge of European football, especially Spain.  Thank you for listening, please consider leaving a rating and review on Apple podcasts. 


Jun 28

1 hr 4 min

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish For the first of our weekly podcasts during the European Championships we are joined by Eli Mengem of Copa 90.   Eli directs and presents the brilliant Derby Days and The Real International Break series of football fan culture film work at Copa 90 and is in Scotland to document our return to a major men's international tournament. Owen and Ally spoke to him about his work and the fan experience at these Euros. We then discussed the football so far with a focus on teams and players that have or have not impressed and of course that Scotland v England match. 


Jun 21

55 min 12 sec

Ally Madden talks to Swiss football expert Craig King about the Swiss national team.

Jun 18

18 min 50 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Danish journalist and scout Henning K. Andersen to discuss the Danish national team.

Jun 17

14 min 51 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Russian Football News' David Sansun to discuss the Russian national team.

Jun 16

16 min 47 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Abel Lorincz, assistant analysis coach at Puskas FC, to discuss the Hungarian national team.

Jun 15

11 min 8 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Lukas Vrablik, Slovakian football expert featuring on the BBC, ESPN and the Guardian, to discuss the Slovakian national team.

Jun 14

18 min 58 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Polish football expert Christopher Lash to discuss the polish national team.

Jun 14

24 min 14 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Lovre Nikolac, founder of Croatian Football, to discuss the Croatian national team.

Jun 13

12 min 22 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Aleksandar Zlateski, the founder of Macedonian Football, to discuss North Macedonia.

Jun 13

19 min 27 sec

Ally Madden is joined by The Belgian Football Podcast's Scott Coyne to discuss the Belgian national team.

Jun 12

21 min 17 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Michael Jones, Italian football expert at the Road to Nowhere European Football Podcast, to discuss the Italian national team.


Jun 11

22 min 9 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Huw Davies, Wales correspondent and former Managing Editor at Four Four Two, to discuss the Welsh national team.


Jun 10

23 min 49 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Marcus Bring, Swedish football journalist, to discuss the Swedish national team.

Jun 9

14 min 37 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Ruairidh Barlow, Spanish football expert at the Road to Nowhere European Football Podcast and LaLiga Lowdown, to discuss the Spanish national team.

Jun 8

18 min 27 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Tomas Danicek, founder of Czech Footy, to discuss the Czech Republic national team.

Jun 7

19 min 23 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Byron Hutchison, International Social Media Marketing Manager at the Bundesliga and founder of Football From Afar, to discuss the German national team.

Jun 4

18 min 25 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Escape To Suomi's Rich Nelson to discuss the Finnish national team.

Jun 3

17 min 58 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Michael Bell, founder of Football Oranje, to discuss the Dutch national team.

Jun 2

17 min 14 sec

Ally Madden is joined by The Tartan Scarf's Gordon Sheach to discuss the Scottish national team.

Jun 1

26 min 30 sec

Ally Madden is joined by The Other Bundesliga's Tom Middler to discuss the Austrian national team.


May 31

18 min 2 sec

Ally Madden is joined by Ali Maxwell, host of The Athletic's Zonal Marking podcast, to discuss the English national team.

May 28

26 min 8 sec

Chris and Cammy finish off the season by taking a look at the final playoff matches and debate the PFA Team of the Season along with their picks for Player of the Season, Young Player of the Season and Team of the Season. They also revisit their pre-season predictions, hold on for some shockers.


May 27

1 hr 5 min

Alasdair Madden is joined by Kaan Bayazit, Turkish football expert and World Soccer Digest contributor, to discuss the Turkish national team.

May 27

35 min 41 sec

Alasdair Madden is joined by Andrew Todos, founder of Zorya Londonsk, to discuss the Ukrainian national team.

May 26

17 min 59 sec

As part of our Euro 2020 preview series, Alasdair Madden is joined by French football expert Jeremy Smith (Get French Football News and French Football Weekly) to discuss the French national team.

May 25

19 min 53 sec

As part of our Euro 2020 preview series, Alasdair Madden is joined by Tom Kundert, PortuGOAL founder and World Soccer's Portuguese correspondent, to discuss the Portuguese national team.

May 24

27 min 7 sec

Cammy is joined by Ally Madden to preview the Dundee versus Kilmarnock playoff battle. They also discuss the latest news from East End Park as Stevie Crawford leaves Cammy's Pars.


May 20

34 min 57 sec

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish | The last ever episode of the weekly Gavin and Owen podcast :( Gav is stepping aside to focus on work within football for MRKT Insight and the end of this season plus the recent milestone of 100,000 listens feels a good end point for us. There will be more Pure Fitbaw content, including podcasts - starting with Euro 2020 previews for every single nation at the tournament - but in this final weekly flagship episode we reviewed the Scottish Premiership season for all 12 teams and gave them a score out of five. As ever please rate, review and share the podcast. Thank you for listening, supporting and being a friend of the podcast over the last two years - it has been our pleasure. 


May 18

55 min 49 sec

Cammy and Chris cover off the promotion quarter final Fife Derby and discuss Morton living to fight another day in the relegation final against Airdrie.


May 13

30 min 10 sec

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish | Today Owen and Gav discussed the Scottish Cup and the state of play in the SPFL play-offs * Dundee United v Hibs  * St Mirren v St Johnstone* All play-off ties As ever please rate, review and share the podcast. 


May 11

48 min 30 sec

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish | * 1:35 Rangers v Celtic   We analyse the 4-1 victory for the Scottish Premiership champions with a focus on issues leading into this for the visitors, tactical tweaks on both sides including the hosts' 4-3-1-2 formation and the key moments in the match.   * 26:15 Top 5  Leagues   We give an overview of the state of play in each of Europe's 'Top 5 Leagues' including:- 26:30 Bundesliga we discuss managerial changes, Robert  Lewandowski and the relegation threatened big clubs.- 38:30 English Premier League our talk takes in champions Manchester City, managerial vacancy at Spurs and the struggle to survive this division.- 48:15 Ligue 1 we analyse the title race with comments about Lille and PSG, Kylian Mbappe's future and then if Nantes can escape relegation- 54:30 La Liga brings us a tight title race, the prospect of a player better than Leo Messi and Elche facing the drop- 60:40 Serie A our focus is on how Juventus can bounce back next season, the decline (again) of Parma and a relegation prediction. * 67:10 Jonathan Grade, Golazo - The Football Italia Years   Interview with Jonathan Grade, series editor on both the Gazetta show and the live Football Italia shows during Channel 4's iconic coverage of Serie A football in the 1990s, and writer of a book (Golazo - The Football Italia Years) all about that era.    As ever please rate, review and share the podcast. 


May 4

1 hr 27 min

Cammy's Pars have secured their promotion playoff spot while Chris will be spending Friday evening bricking it as Morton fight to avoid 9th. Away from the action, Stephen Dobbie's announcement that he's leaving Palmerston Park prompts a chat about the Championship Hall of Fame. Who are you nominating?


Apr 29

37 min 51 sec

Unbiased | In-depth | Scottish | * How did St Johnstone win the Scottish Cup quarter final over Rangers and thoughts on Callum Davidson's rookie managerial season. * Pick a team of the best Scottish teenage footballers right now * We analyse a key match, Falkirk v Cove Rangers,  in the only title race still open in the SPFL. As ever please rate, review and share the podcast.   


Apr 27

1 hr 23 min

Cammy and Chris wave a fond farewell to Alloa Athletic as their relegation from the Championship was confirmed this past weekend. They then take an in-depth look at the playoff race at both ends of the table.


Apr 22

44 min 33 sec