Glory Days Of Gold
Episode 25 - Glory Days of Gold (Buzzkill At Firhill - Partick Thistle v East Fife postgame show)

Episode 25 - Glory Days of Gold (Buzzkill At Firhill - Partick Thistle v East Fife postgame show)

November 22, 2020

Welcome to Episode 25 of Glory Days of Gold.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

It was a tough outing for East Fife at Firhill on Saturday afternoon. On the wrong end of a 2-0 result, in a game in which they simply weren't at the races, there's a lot of concerns to talk about and we do just that.

Are we at panic stations yet? What can be done to help the left side of the defence? What will the rest of this year show the team to be? All this and a lot more are chatted about in this week's Fife Fanzone.

Plus we talk about what you're missing most from not being able to attend matches, look at behind the scenes football documentaries, and try and find a famous fan for East Fife. Also we find out Kenny Deuchar's chips condiments of choice, HYYTS feature in this week's Have You Heard? and Welsh rappers Goldie Lookin' Chain are in this week's Wavelength.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

06.37: Fife Fanzone: Partick Thistle v East Fife
70.24: Have You Heard? - HYYTS - S.O.S.
74.39: What are you missing most about not being at the football?
84.45: Fish and Chips - Kenny Deuchar
86.37: TVOD - Behind the scenes football documentaries
97.49: The search for a famous East Fife fan to buy the club?
111.57: Wavelength - Goldie Lookin' Chain - I Wish I Could Have Been A Footballer
119.08: Mailbag

Episode 24 - Glory Days of Gold (Marshall Law with special guests Chris Higgins and Willie Johnston)

Episode 24 - Glory Days of Gold (Marshall Law with special guests Chris Higgins and Willie Johnston)

November 15, 2020

Welcome to Episode 24 of Glory Days of Gold.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

We look at East Fife's final two matches in this season's Betfred Cup and hear from veteran defender Chris Higgins about his role as Personal Development Officer with PFA Scotland, preparing players for a life outside football, youth development, and more.

It's also been a week of triumph for Scotland, who are back at a major finals for the first time in 23 years. We chat about the emotions of the win over Serbia and sit down for a chat with a Scottish footballing legend, and one of the best players to come out of Fife, Willie Johnston.

East Fife assistant manager Tony McMinn joins us to spill the beans on his teammates, we find out Gary Naysmith's favourite jam, Tam McManus' fish and chips condiment choices, and whether Barrie Moffat fancies a chocolate digestive. Plus PG Ciarletta is back with his new single in this week's Have You Heard? and Del Amitri feature in this week's Wavelength.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

03.27: East Fife Betfred Cup chat
14.17: Teammates - East Fife assistant manager Tony McMinn
23.22: Have You Heard? - PG Ciarletta - Chancer
28.44: Chris Higgins interview
65.26: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive? - Barry Moffat
67.48: Scotland v Serbia chat
76.44: Fish and Chips - Tam McManus
79.31: Willie Johnston interview
98.04: Gary Naismith's Favourite Jam
99.55: East Fife A to Z - C
103.07: Wavelength - Del Amitri - Don't Come Home Too Soon

Episode 23 - Glory Days of Gold (#Winning)

Episode 23 - Glory Days of Gold (#Winning)

November 8, 2020

Welcome to Episode 23 of Glory Days of Gold.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

East Fife got their first league win of the season at their fourth attempt on Saturday, coming away with a hard fought 2-1 win against Dumbarton at Bayview. We pick over the bones of the match, look at all the highs and lows, and a lot more as Doug Pirie, Gordon Henderson, and Hendry Ireland join us in our latest Fife Fanzone. Thanks also to Hendry for sponsoring this episode.

East Fife assistant manager Tony McMinn joins us to chat about the game, we find out cult hero Willie Brown's favourite jam, plus a lot more football chat, our latest letter in the Bayview A to Z, and more.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

02.35: East Fife v Dumbarton postgame analysis in Fife Fanzone
54.56: Tony McMinn postgame chat
62.30: Have You Heard? - Dev Green - No Sleep
67.05: More football chat - Chairman's newsletter, donate a ticket and groundhopping
86.44: Willie Brown Favourite Jam
91.17: East Fife A to Z - B
94.56: Wavelength - Matt McGinn - The Fitba' Referee

Episode 22 - Glory Days of Gold (Halloween Horror - Falkirk v East Fife, football streams, Bayview A to Z)

Episode 22 - Glory Days of Gold (Halloween Horror - Falkirk v East Fife, football streams, Bayview A to Z)

November 1, 2020

Welcome to Episode 22 of Glory Days of Gold.

Recorded across two continents, and three countries this week, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

East Fife slumped to the bottom of League One and are left still searching for their first league victory of the new season after a 2-0 defeat at Falkirk in stormy conditions. We pick over the bones of the match, look at all the highs and lows, and ponder just how much cause for concern there is right now as Doug Pirie, Gordon Henderson, and Niall Anderson join us in our latest Fife Fanzone.

Plus East Fife associate director Liam Anderson joins us to chat about streaming, EFTV, and supporting the club, Jonny Smart talks jam, and there's our mailbag and more fun sections.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

01.51: Falkirk v East Fife postgame analysis in Fife Fanzone
62.21: Scottish football chat
70.20: Have You Heard? - 13 Tombs - I Drink Your Blood
74.03: Liam Anderson interview about EFTV, streams, and supporting the club
112.11: Johnny Smart's Favourite Jam
114.17: East Fife A to Z
117.10: Wavelength - Half Man Half Biscuit - The Referee's Alphabet

Episode 21 - Glory Days of Gold (MONO with special guest Tony McMinn)

Episode 21 - Glory Days of Gold (MONO with special guest Tony McMinn)

October 25, 2020

Welcome to Episode 21 of Glory Days of Gold. This week's episode is brought to you by our sponsor Gordon Henderson. Much thanks and appreciation for the continued support, and Gordon also joins us on this week's Fife Fanzone.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

East Fife are still searching for their first league victory of the new season after drawing 2-2 with Montrose in their first home game. We pick over the bones of the match, look at all the highs and lows, hear from assistant manager Tony McMinn, and bring you our second Fife Fanzone, as four East Fife fans join us to chat about the game.

We also bring you an in-depth chat with McMinn about his career in coaching, youth football, and development in general in the Scottish game.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

02.30: East Fife v Montrose postgame analysis - with audio from Tony McMinn
17.28: Fife Fanzone
79.25: Have You Heard? - The Howl and The Hum - Hall of Fame
85.23: Tony McMinn interview
156.38: Mailbag
163.03: Wavelength - Thee George Squares - 74 in 98 (Easy Easy)

Episode 20 - Glory Days of Gold (Back To Life, Back To Reality)

Episode 20 - Glory Days of Gold (Back To Life, Back To Reality)

October 18, 2020

Welcome to Episode 20 of Glory Days of Gold. This week's episode is brought to you by our sponsor Gordon Henderson and Styleachair Events Decor Company . Much thanks and appreciation for the continued support.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

The 2020/21 Scottish League One season is underway, but it was a losing start for East Fife in a 3-1 defeat at Cove Rangers. A reality check? Something to worry about? Or a mere blip along the way? It is only game one after all. We pick over the bones of the game and we also talk about a highly successful week for Scotland on the international stage.

We also kick off our East Fife Fan TV as Luke Aitken and Doug Pirie join us to talk all things black and gold.

Plus we find out if East Fife captain Kevin Smith fancies a chocolate digestive and what is Bobby Linn's favourite jam? Also the Scotland 1982 World Cup Squad feature in this week's football music section Wavelength and Dundee band Gloryhammer feature in this week's Have You Heard?.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

02.22: Cove Rangers v East Fife postgame analysis - with audio from Darren Young
23.00: East Fife Fan TV with guests Luke Aitken and Doug Pirie
65.35 Have You Heard? - Gloryhammer - Hail To Crail!
75.22: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive – Nathan 'Fash' Austin
77.37: Scotland win three times in a week!
85.19: Wavelength - Scotland 1982 World Cup Squad - We Have A Dream
92.05: Mailbag
101.12: Bobby Linn's favourite jam

Episode 19 - Glory Days of Gold (And So It Begins!)

Episode 19 - Glory Days of Gold (And So It Begins!)

October 11, 2020

Welcome to Episode 19 of Glory Days of Gold. This week's episode is brought to you by our sponsor Gordon Henderson. Much thanks and appreciation for the continued support.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

The new season is finally underway for the Fife and we look at their first two matches in the Betfred Cup. There's no feature interview this week, but we are joined by club captain Kevin Smith to find out some inside info about his East Fife teammates.

Plus we find out if Nathan 'Fash' Austin fancies a chocolate digestive, former US footballer Clint Dempsey features in this week's football music section Wavelength, Dundee band Model Aeroplanes feature in this week's Have You Heard?, Stephen Mill joins us for the latest Who Are You? section, and there's a new feature, as we find out Scottish international Johnny Russell's favourite jam!

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

05.48: East Fife's season finally begins!
32.43: Have You Heard? - Model Aeroplanes - Innocent Love
43.02: Kevin Smith 'Teammates'
51.20: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive – Nathan 'Fash' Austin
54.35: Scotland v Israel chat and Johnny Russell's favourite jam
58.41: Who Are You? with Stephen Mill
67.20: Mailbag
73.18: Wavelength - Deuce featuring Big Hawk and XO - Don't Tread

Episode 18 - Glory Days of Gold (Captain Marvel with special guest Kevin Smith)

Episode 18 - Glory Days of Gold (Captain Marvel with special guest Kevin Smith)

October 4, 2020

Welcome to Episode 18 of Glory Days of Gold. This week's episode is brought to you by our sponsors John Scott Neill and KJK Installations. Much thanks and appreciation goes out to you all.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

Our feature interview this week is with the current captain of East Fife, and a man who has already won one championship with the club and is on the hunt for more, Kevin Smith.

It's a fun chat with Kevin as we travel through his career from the early days at Leeds United and Sunderland, to coming back to Scotland with Dundee United and some team from Kirkcaldy, before heading back to England, then back to Scotland, then ending up at East Fife, where he will be starting his seventh season with the club.

There's some great stories along the way including Danny Swanson pulling his trousers down in a petrol station in Dundee, having to explain to a receptionist why he couldn't go on a date with her, punching a Rover, and find out why he cruelly threw one of Danny's favourite woolly hats out of a speeding car!

There's a lot more football chat as well as we talk about his dad 'Pogo', the current squad, and his hopes for this season and beyond.

Plus there's lots of East Fife chat, we find out if Danny Swanson fancies a chocolate digestive, former Man United footballer Andy Cole features in this week's football music section Wavelength, Ballingry band Paris Street Rebels feature in this week's Have You Heard? and Stephen Mill joins us for our relaunched Who Are You? section.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

04.44: East Fife News of the Week
20.43: Have You Heard? - Paris Street Rebels - Diane
26.38: Kevin Smith interview
123.21: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive – Danny Swanson
126.59: Who Are You? with Stephen Mill
131.59: Mailbag
143.14: Wavelength - Andy Cole - Outstanding

Episode 17 - Glory Days of Gold (A Cygneture Signing with special guest Danny Swanson)

Episode 17 - Glory Days of Gold (A Cygneture Signing with special guest Danny Swanson)

September 27, 2020

Welcome to Episode 17 of Glory Days of Gold. This week's episode is brought to you by our sponsors Tony Ciarletta, Hendry Ireland, and John Scott Neill. Much thanks and appreciation goes out to you all.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

Our feature interview this week is with one of the signature signings made by the Fife this offseason, a man with a lot of experience in both Scotland and England, a man who has lifted cups at both Hampden and Wembley, and the player who Glory Days Of Gold are sponsoring this season - Danny Swanson.

We chat with Danny about his career to far, from Berwick to Dundee United, from spells in England to three stints at St Johnstone, and about playing for both Edinburgh teams, one of whom he adores and one of whom he's grown up hating. So how did he end up at East Fife, what has he made of being at the club so far, and how does he view the club's prospects for this coming season?

Plus find out which manager made the biggest impression on him, his most cherished piece of football memorabilia, and we also talk about some personal off the pitch issues including having a heart bypass in his early teens and his battles with depression.

All this and a lot more besides in what is one of our best interviews so far that will leave all East Fife fans delighted that this man is at our club right now.

Plus there's lots of East Fife chat, we find out if Dougie Cameron fancies a chocolate digestive, Argy Bargy feature in this week's football music section Wavelength as Football Violence Awareness Month wraps up, and Have You Heard? returns with a song from Kirkcaldy band The Shambolics.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

02.00: East Fife News of the Week
14.26: Have You Heard? - The Shambolics - Sandra Speed
21.02: Danny Swanson interview
128.57: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive – Dougie Cameron
133.59: Mailbag
142.42: Wavelength - Argy Bargy - Saturday's Heroes

Episode 16 - Glory Days of Gold (Keeping It Local with special guest Nathan ‘Fash’ Austin)

Episode 16 - Glory Days of Gold (Keeping It Local with special guest Nathan ‘Fash’ Austin)

September 20, 2020

Welcome to Episode 16 of Glory Days of Gold. This week's episode is brought to you by our sponsors Chris Gillies, John Scott Neill, and Michael Sullivan. Much thanks and appreciation goes out to you all.

Recorded across two continents, Glory Days of Gold brings you a regular dose of East Fife FC and Scottish football chat, with a splattering of interesting interviews, fun segments, and music thrown in along the way.

Our feature interview this week is with a local hero and the man who Lee has pledged to name his next child after. He started his pro career at East Fife, he's been off on some adventures since, but he also wants to come back and finish his career down at Bayview one day, it's striker Nathan 'Fash' Austin.

Fash talks about his early days playing football, his move to East Fife, the pressures of playing for his local team and what he learned there, winning a championship, his moves to Falkirk and Inverness, the deal that took him to Kelty Hearts, and how close he was to coming back to the Fife.

We also find out if he might be representing Barbados internationally one day, which teammate just loved to walk around naked, did Michael nearly get him a move to MLS, and we talk about racism in Scottish football, plus much more.

Plus there's lots of chat about East Fife's first preseason friendly, a 5-1 trouncing of Stenhousemuir, we talk about the Scottish national team, and bring you a little bit of audio from Johnny Russell ahead of the upcoming crunch game against Israel.

All this and we find out if the East Fife legend that is Davie Clarke fancies a chocolate digestive, Tippa Irie features in this week's football music section Wavelength as Football Violence Awareness Month continues, Have You Heard? returns with a song from Glenrothes band Sergeant, and Who Are You? makes its return.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

03.30: East Fife News of the Week including the Stenny friendly
19.37: Have You Heard? - Sergeant
25.40: Nathan 'Fash' Austin interview
133.27: Who Are You?
135.38: Wavelength - Tippa Irie - Football Hooligan
140.40: Scottish national team chat and some audio from Johnny Russell
148.45: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive – Davie Clarke
150.10: Mailbag

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