A weekly podcast where we discuss everything Livingston Football Club, from pre match previews, post match reviews, special features and exclusive interviews with current players, staff and ex players.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 1 07/25/2021
Season 4 Episode 1 It's the start of the 21/22 season and we kick off the campaign by discussing all the comings and goings at Livingston Football Club over the summer. We then chat about our first competitive action in the Premier Sports Cup as the Lions clawed their way through the group into the last 16. What positives are there to take and what work needs to be done? Finally, we finish up talking about our daunting Premiership opener away to Rangers.
info_outline Talk Scotland - Episode 2 06/28/2021
Talk Scotland - Episode 2 Euan and Angus look back at Euro 2020 for Scotland as it ends in heartbreak at the group stages. The lads talk us through all 3 games, what went well, what didn't go so well and the future for the national team. Time to lighten the mood, a 1st edition of what does yer (Danny) Fox in? as Euan and Angus talk all things Scotland related that really bug them. Finally the lads look at the tournament as a whole, any surprise packages, who flattered to deceive?
info_outline Talk Livi Talk Scotland 06/10/2021
Talk Livi Talk Scotland In our very first episode of Talk Livi Talk Scotland we look ahead to what is a massive summer for Scottish football. The lads discuss the Scotland squad selected for the euros, and delve into the two warm up matches against Holland and Luxembourg as the country patiently waits to end 23 years of heartache. We then look at our favourite ever Scotland players and select our favourite 11 from our lifetimes. Next up we welcome Ex Livi player Lee Miller onto the podcast, Lee discusses his time with Livi, his step into management with Falkirk and of course we look back at his Scotland career as the Kirin cup winner discusses his time pulling on the dark blue. Finally its prediction time, we predict Scotlands chances, the overall winner, golden boot and player of the tournament. So sit back, turn the volume up, as we boogie our way into the Euros with Talk Livi Talk Scotland.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Finale 05/18/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Finale It's our season Finale as the curtain is drawn on the 2020/21 league campaign for Livingston Football Club. We end with a bumper episode beginning with a review of our final 2 games of the season, we look back at both the Rangers game and St Johnstone games as the lions finish the season in 6th place. Next up its award time, no end of season finale is complete without awards being announced, we discuss our choices for player and young player of the year as well as goal of the season. We also look at Scottish football as a whole with some weird and wonderful awards thrown in. Finally we welcome club secretary Derek White onto the podcast as he talks us through a turbulent year steering the club through the pandemic and the clubs plans for the summer months.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 41 05/10/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 41 Two games left of the 2020/21 season and we look ahead to both of them beginning with our midweek home game against champions Rangers at the Tony Macaroni Arena. We then have another fantastic exclusive interview for you all as we welcome the clubs record appearance holder onto the podcast, Mr Keaghan Jacobs. Keags discusses his time with the club, the many highs and lows, his brief stint in South Africa, before talking us through those playoffs and his testimonial game. Finally in a jam packed episode, we look ahead to our final game of the season, a trip to St Johnstone, 5th place is still up for grabs and it looks like this will be a winner takes all, lots to look ahead to this week on Talk Livi.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 40 05/03/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 40 This week on Talk Livi we bemoan our luck as despite a good performance the losing run continued as we lost to Aberdeen at the Tony Macaroni Arena, the lads discuss the game and have a heated debate on what's gone wrong over the last 6 weeks. We then have a look at the Premiership team of the season, the lads give their 1 to 11, do you agree with the lads selections?
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 39 04/24/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 39 On this weeks episode of Talk Livi we look back at the midweek defeat at Easter Road, as an inept 1st half performance cost us any chance of victory against Hibs, the lads talk us through the game. Next up we take a look at potential player of the year candidates, and goal of the season candidates, who would you choose? Finally we look ahead to our next game, we welcome Aberdeen to West Lothian looking to get revenge for our penalty shootout defeat just a couple of weeks ago.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 38 04/18/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 38 It was penalty heartbreak in the Granite City for Livi on Saturday as we exited the Scottish Cup 5-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw over 120 minutes. The lads discuss the game, and discuss how to move on from the disappointment. Its a trip to Edinburgh to face 3rd place chasing Hibs next up for West Lothians finest as we look to bounce back from a disappointing run of results. We discuss potential line ups and give our predictions.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 37 04/11/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 37 On this weeks episode of the Official Talk Livi Podcast we look back at a disastrous afternoon in Glasgow as we were hit for six by Celtic, we discuss what went wrong but on a happier note we also discuss the return of club legend Alan Lithgow. We then look ahead to next weekends Scottish Cup game with Aberdeen in the Granite city, can we continue our cup adventure?
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 36 04/03/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 36 We are back!!! After a short break, we return this week to discuss the international break, Scotland played 3 world cup qualifiers getting 5 points, we discuss if its enough to keep our world cup hopes alive, even at this early stage. We then look back at Saturdays game with Raith Rovers, Livi faced the championship side in the Scottish cup, could we overcome this banana skin of a tie? Finally we look ahead to next weekends game, its a 3rd trip to Celtic Park for Livi this season, are we confident?
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 35 03/21/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 35 It was the last game before the Premiership split, we faced Edinburgh rival Hibs at the Tony Macaroni Arena, we look back at the game, discuss all the major talking points and talk targets for the rest of the season. Talk Livi turns into Talk Scotland for part 2 as we discuss the up coming triple header for the Scotland national team, we look at the squad and discuss the games against Austria, Isreal and the Faroe islands giving our predictions as well.
info_outline Marvin Bartley - The Interview 03/17/2021
Marvin Bartley - The Interview On this midweek special we are joined by current club captain Marvin Bartley to discuss his football career from the start to now. Marv talks us through his academy days before discussing his time with Bournemouth and working under Eddie Howe. Burnley was next as Eddie took Marv with him, Marv talks us through his time at Burnley and working under Sean Dyche and the comparisons between him and Eddie Howe. We chat briefly about his time with Leyton Orient before moving on to discuss his time with Hibs, that famous Scottish cup win and the amazing open top bus parade that followed. We take a look at the disgusting racial abuse he received and discuss measures to eradicate it from our game. Finally we discuss his time with Livi, becoming captain and his hopes and dreams for the future.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 34 03/13/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 34 This weeks Episode includes 3 very happy lads chatting about Livi securing a top 6 spot for the second season in a row. We look back at the game and win that secured that top 6 spot, but also discuss the rumours circulating about Scott Robinson. We welcome back our feature what does your Fox in? Our take on hit tv show room 101. Finally we look ahead to next weekends game with Capital giants Hibs, we look at our opponents and predict the outcome of the game.
info_outline Jim Leishman MBE - Interview Special 03/10/2021
Jim Leishman MBE - Interview Special We are delighted and honoured to introduce to you our midweek special with the legend that is Mr Jim Leishman MBE. Jim spent 9 incredible years at the club, starting all the way back at Meadowbank Thistle, before the move to Livingston came about. Jim discusses the history of his time with both clubs, and tells us the many many stories of his time as manager. Dunfermline fan? Meadowbank Thistle fan? Livingston fan? or just a general Scottish football fan? This one is not to be missed as Talk Livi chats to one of Scottish footballs biggest characters.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 33 03/07/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 33 In a season that promised so much, are we in danger of letting it fizzle out? The boys look back at the midweek game with Rangers, the now champions made to sweat by the Lions but it wasn't enough to deny the ibrox side yet another victory. We then look back at Saturday's disappointing result and performance at Fir Park, we still need a point to secure a top 6 spot, what's going wrong recently? Finally we look ahead to the Hamilton game, Accies desperate for points to secure their top flight survival, we just want a good performance to excite us again.
info_outline Hampden Heart Break - Episode 32 03/01/2021
Hampden Heart Break - Episode 32 We built up to the big day, we couldn't wait for it to come, but now it's now turned into a nightmare. We look back on our day out at Hampden, a bad day to have an off day as we fell to defeat in the Betfred Cup Final. We look back at the game and discuss how it went so wrong. Next up we look ahead to our game with Rangers at the Tony Macaroni Arena, can we bounce back against the toughest of opposition? Finally we look ahead to Saturdays game with Motherwell, can we secure our top 6 status for a 2nd season running?
info_outline The Cup Final Build Up Continues 02/24/2021
The Cup Final Build Up Continues Its the 2nd of our two part special as we continue to build up to Sunday's Betfred Cup Final. We are once again joined by not only one but two Legends from the 2004 winning team, Scott McLaughlin and Burton O'Brien join us to talk about that special day that wrote them into the club history books. Bobo and Scotty talk us through the build up to the game, the game itself, the emotions from that day and the celebrations afterwards, before previewing Sunday's game with us. Next up we spoke with St Johnstone fan Ross Gardiner as we get a Saints perspective ahead of the Final. Finally we give our final thoughts ahead of the game and give our predictions. A bumper episode, not to be missed!!!
info_outline The Cup Final Build Up Begins 02/20/2021
The Cup Final Build Up Begins It's the beginning of a very special week for the football club and for the podcast as we begin our build up to the Betfred Cup Final at Hampden Park. We take a quick look back at Saturdays league game with St Mirren in Paisley before moving on to the main event. We welcome club legend Roddy McKenzie onto the podcast to talk us through his career with the club. Roddy talks us through his time with the club with a specific look at the famous 2004 cup final. This one is NOT to be missed!!! Keep your eyes peeled for another special guest later in the week to help with our build up further.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 31 02/14/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 31 On this weeks episode of Talk Livi we take a look back at Saturdays game with Dundee Utd, its back to back defeats now for the lions following a disappointing afternoon in Dundee, we discuss all the major talking points from the game. Next up we answer the questions put to us by you our listeners in Talk Livi Question Time. Finally we take a look at our next game, its a trip to Paisley to face St Mirren as we look to bounce back and secure a top 6 spot in the league.
info_outline Josh Mullin Special 02/08/2021
Josh Mullin Special Euan Rankine was joined by current Livi star Josh Mullin to discuss his career to date. Starting out in the juniors Josh has worked his way up the leagues and is now a pivotal member of the lions side pushing for European football. Josh discusses his days with Albion Rovers and his promotion winning season with the Cliftonhill side. Josh then goes into his first spell with the lions, the heart break of falling out the Championship but bouncing back at the first time of asking, that unbelievable Championship promotion season which culminated in promotion to the Premiership. That play off goal and his friendship with now gaffer David Martindale. Josh moves onto his time with Ross County, in what was a highly successful stint in the highlands before discussing his reasons for returning to Livi and the changes that the club have made between now and his last spell.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 30 02/07/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 30 On this weeks episode of Talk Livi, we look back at that historic night in Aberdeen as Livi ended 17 years of hurt by finally defeating the Dons and making it 14 without defeat for the lions. Next up was a warm up for the Betfred cup final as we welcomed St Johnstone to the Tony Macaroni Arena, it was just 1 game too many as we fell to defeat. We then look at our next two opponents, first up its a home game against struggling Hamilton before we face a trip to Dundee Utd, we preview both games.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 29 01/31/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 29 Its a bumper episode of Talk Livi this week, first up we look back at our midweek game with Kilmarnock, a win here made it 12 undefeated for the lions. Next up it was that long awaited game with Aberdeen, after trying twice and failing due to the weather this game finally got underway, was it worth the wait? In the first of two match previews we look ahead to Tuesday nights away game with... you guessed it, Aberdeen. This time we travel North, can we extend our unbeaten run to 14? Finally we welcome fellow Betfred Cup finalists St Johnstone to the Tony Macaroni Arena, can we make it 3 wins from 3 against the in form Perthshire side?
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 28 01/24/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 28 A Packed episode this week as we look back at the midweek draw with Champions Celtc, 7 changes to Livi side but the same fight and desire won us a deserved point. It was cup semi final Sunday as Livi travelled to Hampden looking to reach our first cup final since 2004, we talk through our feelings after an incredible day for the club. Next up we look ahead to the midweek game with Kilmarnock before finally taking a look at next weekends game with Aberdeen.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 27 01/17/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 27 This week the lads discuss the recent game with Celtic in Glasgow, we left Parkhead with a point but with a tinge of disappointment, We take a look at all the major talking points. Next up we preview our midweek game, its Celtic again but this time they visit the Tony Macaroni Arena with what will likely be an entirely different looking side, can we get another positive result against the current champions? Finally we look ahead to one of the biggest games in the clubs history, its cup semi final weekend as we head to Hampden looking to progress to the Betfred Cup final.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 26 01/10/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 26 This week we take a look at a bust transfer window already, 2 new signings and a player brought back from his loan spell, we discuss the comings and goings so far. We then look back at the Ross County game, 8 wins in a row now for the club, what did we make of the game? In the first of two previews we look ahead to the midweek tie with Aberdeen, can we continue this remarkable winning run? Finally we look ahead to next weekends game with Celtic at Parkhead, we discuss the recent covid controversy involving our opponents and give our predictions for the game.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 25 01/03/2021
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 25 This week we look back at yet another terrific win for Livi, this time away to Hibs, a first win at Easter Road since 2005, how long can this winning run go on for? Euan spoke with former club captain and multiple league and cup winner Jason Talbot. Jason spoke about his time at the club, working our way back up the leagues following demotion, he tells us about the turbulent time under Angelo Massone and we cant not talk about that famous tackle on Sam Nicholson. Finally this week we look ahead to our next league game, we welcome John Hughes and his Ross County side to the Tony Macaroni Arena.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 24 12/27/2020
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 24 Busy episode this week with two games to look back at and two to look forward to. First up we look back at Wednesday nights win against Hamilton, a huge win against a side we've struggled against in the past. Next up a trip to Rugby park, can we get another monkey off our back with a win, and continue this winning run? In the first of 2 match previews, we look ahead to our home game against Aberdeen. Finally its a trip to the Capital to face a Hibs side flying in the league, we look ahead the the first game of 2021.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 23 12/19/2020
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 23 This week we welcome a new host, Angus McGregor to the podcast, he joins Andy and Euan to discuss all things Livingston Football Club. 1st up we look back at our quarter final tie with Ross County, a win sent us to Hampden, we look at the game and discuss all the major talking points. Next up we look ahead to Wednesday nights game with Hamilton, a huge game for both clubs, we look at our opponents and give our predictions. Finally we look ahead to next weeks game with Kilmarnock at Rugby park, again we access our opponents and give our predictions.
info_outline TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 22 12/13/2020
TalkLivi Season 3 Episode 22 This week we look back at the weekends win in Perth, a first Livi win in Perth against St Johnstone since 2007. We discuss the game and talk David Martindale's chances of landing the job full time. Its a big week coming up, Livi welcome Ross County to the Tony Macaroni Arena for our quarter final clash in the betfred cup with the highland side. Can we return to Hampden for a major cup semi final for the first time since we won it back in 2004?