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 12 10/25/2021
Season 4 Episode 12 This week on Talk Livi, Euan and Angus discuss the Lions trip to Dingwall in what would prove to be a dramatic late win for Livi. We then discuss the Lionesses home fixture with Clyde as they racked up another comfortable win. Lastly, we discuss a busy week for Livi as they welcome Dundee Utd to West Lothian in midweek before a trip to Glasgow to face Celtic. Livingston FC are also raising funds and awareness for Movember after the recent news that Daniel Barden was diagnosed with testicular cancer. More details can be found at the following address: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/livingston-football-club
info_outline Season 4 Episode 11 10/18/2021
Season 4 Episode 11 This week on Talk Livi, Euan and Broonie discuss Livi's emphatic away win against St Johnstone in Perth. The lads then discuss what was a dramatic but successful international break for Scotland as they took a giant step towards the World Cup play-offs. Finally, the lads chat about the Lions next Premiership tie as Livi travel to the Highlands to take on Ross County.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 10 10/05/2021
Season 4 Episode 10 Euan, Angus and Broonie are joined by Livi videographer and fan, Blair Cockburn, to discuss a disappointing home defeat to St Mirren and the fallout from the game. We then discuss the Lionesses top of the table clash with Edinburgh City as late heartbreak meant a share of the spoils in an entertaining game. We finish up by looking ahead to Scotland's huge World Cup Qualifiers against Israel and the Faroe Islands. Can we take another huge step towards Qatar?
info_outline Season 4 Episode 9 09/27/2021
Season 4 Episode 9 From the highs of beating Celtic, Euan and Angus discuss what has been a tough week for Livi. First up was our 2-0 League Cup Quarter Final defeat to Rangers at Ibrox. The lads then move on to discuss a very tough afternoon in the capital against Hearts. It wasn't all doom and gloom though, as we discuss a rampant win for the Lionesses away to Airdrie. Finally, we preview our next Premiership clash as we welcome St Mirren to West Lothian.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 8 09/21/2021
Season 4 Episode 8 Euan is joined by former host Andy this week to discuss Livi's stunning first league win of the season as they defeated Celtic 1-0 at the Tony Macaroni Arena. We move on to chat about our League Cup quarter final tie as the Lions travel to Ibrox to take on Rangers. Finally, we'll discuss another tough away fixture. This time, it's a trip to the capital to face newly promoted Hearts.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 7 09/13/2021
Season 4 Episode 7 Euan and Angus return after the International break in a packed show, firstly discussing the Lions visit to Dens Park as they secured their first point of the season against Dundee. They then discuss Livingston Women's top of the table clash with Renfrew in what proved to be an entertaining game. Next up was all things Scotland, as the national team secured 6 vital points in their bid to reach Qatar. Finally, the lads discuss the upcoming visit of Celtic to the Tony Macaroni Arena. Can Livi produce another scalp against the hoops?
info_outline Season 4 Episode 6 08/30/2021
Season 4 Episode 6 Euan and Angus chew the fat on another busy week following Livi. First up, they discuss the Lions 2-0 defeat against Hibs and the issues surrounding the game. We then discuss the Lionesses 1-0 League Cup victory over Gartcairn in what was a positive display from the women's side. It's the international break, so we discuss Scotland's upcoming triple header and the challenges that Steve Clarke will face. Finally, we preview our visit to Dens Park as the Lions travel to face Dundee.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 5 08/23/2021
Season 4 Episode 5 All the lads feature this week as we start by discussing our Premiership defeat to Motherwell at the Tony Macaroni Arena and where it all went wrong for the Lions. We move on to discuss the Lionesses recent games, including their home defeat against Gartcairn. Finally, we preview our trip to Leith to take on Hibs at Easter Road.
info_outline Interview - Callum Fordyce 08/19/2021
Interview - Callum Fordyce Callum Fordyce joined Euan this week on Talk Livi to chat about his time at the club. Dycey spoke about being part of a successful under 19s side and the challenges of breaking into the 1st team. We looked back on his stunning hat-trick against Cowdenbeath, scoring in the Challenge Cup Final and being part of the Great Escape in 2015.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 4 08/16/2021
Season 4 Episode 4 This week on the podcast we discuss Livi's Premier Sports Cup last 16 clash with St Mirren and all the major talking points from the game. Next up is the return of "What Does Your Fox In?" as we chat about all those little pet hates in the world of football. Finally, we discuss our upcoming Premiership clash at home to Motherwell.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 3 08/09/2021
Season 4 Episode 3 On this week's episode, Euan and Angus reflect on a heart breaking late defeat to Aberdeen at the Tony Macaroni Arena. Despite the result, can we be optimistic for the season ahead? We then review the return of our women's team to competitive action as they took on Edinburgh Caledonia in their first competitive game since March 2020. Finally, we preview our upcoming Premier Sports Cup last 16 tie at home to St Mirren. Can we reach the quarter finals again?
info_outline Interview with the Gaffer - Davie Martindale 08/05/2021
Interview with the Gaffer - Davie Martindale In this bonus episode of Talk Livi, Euan chatted with Livi manager, Davie Martindale. The gaffer talks about the 20/21 campaign and the many challenges and successes that came with it. He spoke about his step into the top job as manager of the club and the media reaction that came with it. He then moved on to chat about a busy summer with a new back room team and players coming and going along with the continuing COVID challenges.
info_outline Season 4 Episode 2 08/02/2021
Season 4 Episode 2 The lads chat about our opening day defeat at the hands of the champions. What could we improve on? Was there any positives to take? We then bring back Talk Livi Question Time, as we answer questions sent into us by you, the listeners. Finally, we look ahead to our first Premiership home game of the season as we welcome Aberdeen to the Spaghettihad.
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!!!