Talkin Fitbaw

Talkin Fitbaw

Derek chats to current & ex-players, coaches, agents, football writers and many more key figures in the game from across the globe... Show More

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March 3, 2021 68 min

Derek chats to former Dundee, Aberdeen and St Mirren defender Lee Mair as he relives his time in the game.

It’s another refreshingly candid interview as Lee tells us about the early days at Dens where he would look on in awe at the likes of Caniggia, Ravanelli and co, loan spells at East Fife and Falkirk, his brief and forgettable stint at Stockport, falling out with Jim Duffy over his move to Dundee United where he tells us he re...

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February 24, 2021 108 min

Derek chats with a proper Scottish footballing legend, the Wembley Wizard Jim McCalliog to look back on an extraordinary career.

Jim was in fantastic form as he looked back on growing up in Gorbals, his time as a youngster at Leeds United before making a name for himself at Chelsea.

We hear about his Sheffield Wednesday days where he was the most expensive teenager in the game and playing in the 1966 FA Cup final.

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February 17, 2021 73 min

Derek chats to the brilliant Dean Walling to chat about his colourful career.

Deano is in fine form as we hear about his early days as a youth at his beloved Leeds United, how gutted he was at being let go, starting his career at Rochdale, his stint in Canada, playing at Wembley with Guiseley,  the Carlisle years as well as his time at Doncaster, Lincoln and Cambridge.

He also tells us about his coaching academy and loads more in...

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February 10, 2021 77 min

Derek chats to former Leeds United, Bolton Wanderers and Derby County star Jeff Chandler.

A larger than life character in his playing days and bang in form off it as he relives his time in the game from breaking through at Blackpool, his up and down spell at Elland Road, becoming a hero at Burnden Park, netting in a Wembley final, manager bust ups and lots more.

Enjoy folks!

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February 3, 2021 58 min

Derek chats to former Hamilton, Partick and Aberdeen keeper Tomas Cerny who’s just recently hung up the gloves.

Tomas was in fine form as he told us about his time in his homeland where he come through the ranks at Sigma Olomouc and starred for the Czech Republic national team under 17s to under 21s, where he’d win a Bronze medal in the Euros.

We hear all about his time at New Douglas Park, Firhill and Pittodrie as well as his st...

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January 28, 2021 57 min

Derek chats to former Grimsby and Bolton favourite and his Bolton FM co-commentator Gary Henshaw.

Gary's in great form as he looks back on his time at Boundary Park and Burnden Park as well as stints at Rochdale, Swansea, Chorley, Hyde United, Runcorn and Radcliffe Borough.

We also hear how he made the transition into the radio game covering the Whites.

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January 18, 2021 41 min

Derek chats with former Hibs favourite Alen Orman as he looks back fondly on his time at Easter Road and beyond.

Alen talks about growing up in Bosnia, playing in Austria and Belgium, representing Austria, starring in the Champions League for FC Thun, dealing with epilepsy and, of course, loads of stories from his time at the Hibees.

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January 11, 2021 127 min

Derek chats to well travelled and much loved goalkeeper and current Livingston coach Tony Caig.

In a bumper two hour interview, Tony relives his time between the sticks at Carlisle, Blackpool, Charlton, Hibs, Newcastle, Gretna, his two spells in the US at Vancouver and Houston Dynamo, his time as a coach and his goalkeeping academy which you can find more about on his Twitter account @CumbriaSells.

Tony was in top form, and a...

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December 30, 2020 65 min

Derek chats to former Hartlepool, Motherwell and FC Twente star Rab McKinnon.

Rab relives his early days at EKYC and Rutherglen Glencairn, mixing with the likes of Gazza, Peter Beardsley and the late great Jack Charlton at Newcastle and his disappointment at not making the breakthrough at the Magpies.

We hear all about his time at Pools, his disappointment at being denied the chance to join Man Utd, playing alongside Davie Cooper...

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December 21, 2020 52 min

Derek chats to Falkirk midfielder Morgaro Gomis to look back at his career in the game.

Morgaro is in fine form as he relives his time as a youth at Montpellier, his rise through non league in England, his time in Scotland at Cowdenbeath, Hearts, Motherwell, his three spells at Dundee United where he’s fondly remembered, as well as his stint at Birmingham City.

We also hear about his two caps for Senegal, playing in Malaysia and ...

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December 14, 2020 113 min

Derek chats to Dunfermline goalkeeping legend Ian Westwater to look back at his 20 years between the sticks.

Ian's in great form as he tells us about his early days at Hearts where he would become the youngest goalie to appear in the Premier League at just 16.  There's stories galore about his two spells at the Pars as well as stints at Falkirk, Dundee and Hibs.

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December 7, 2020 65 min

Derek chats to Notts County legend and Magpies record goalscorer Les Bradd.

Les was an absolute icon at Meadow Lane in the late 60s and 70s, we hear all about his time at the club, how gutted he was at his exit as well as his spells at Rotherham, Stockport, Wigan and Bristol Rovers.

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November 30, 2020 11 min

Derek chats to former Celtic defender and treble-winner Ramon Vega to discuss what is going wrong at the Parkhead club.

With dreadful scenes outside the stadium last night, Ramon doesn't hold back as he slams those responsible, he also questions the under performing players and gives us his thoughts on his former teammate Neil Lennon.

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November 30, 2020 31 min

Derek chats to former Dundee and Banik Ostrava favourite Dušan Vrťo to look back on his career.

Dušan starred for the Dark Blues in the mid 90s, he speaks fondly of his time on Tayside, playing in the League Cup final in 1995 as well as playing in the Czech Republic, representing Slovakia and what he's getting up to nowadays.

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November 23, 2020 38 min

Derek chats to one of the greatest South African defenders of all time - Mark Fish.

As well as making a name for himself in his homeland with Jomo Cosmos and Orlando Pirates, Mark starred for Bafana Bafana at France 98' as well as playing in Serie A with Lazio and in England where he's fondly remembered at Bolton and Charlton.

Mark's in terrific form as he looks back on his time in the game and the work he's doing...

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November 16, 2020 47 min

In the week where Scotland qualified for their first major tournament in 22 years, Derek chats to the man who helped the country do just that in 1977, the great Don Masson.

Don looks back on his time at Middlesbrough, Notts County where he was voted their greatest ever player, QPR where he almost won the league, Derby County and Scotland where he talks about netting a penalty against Wales that helped them qualify for the World Cu...

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November 9, 2020 129 min

Derek chats to much-loved and travelled striker Armand Oné as he looks back on his career.

In a bumper two-hour interview, Armand is in great form as he talks about his early days at Nantes, his trial at Man City, his introduction to British football with Cambridge, his time in Scotland with the likes of Partick, Cowdenbeath, Raith, Livingston, Alloa and Stranraer as well as his stint in Finland and much more in between.

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November 1, 2020 26 min

Derek chats to the flamboyant translator Manik Mane who's become a much-loved figure amongst the Rangers support.

Many will remember the super cool Manik translating for Steven Gerrard and Allan McGregor in last season's Europa League tie with Braga.

Manik chats about his life as a translator, his football career, his amazing fashion sense and just what he makes of the love he’s received from the Rangers fans.

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October 26, 2020 42 min

Derek chats to the hugely talented writer Stuart Horsfield to chat about his debut book 1982 Brazil: The Glorious Failure.

Stu relives his youth when he was mesmerised by the greatest team never to win the World Cup, he's interviewed key figures who came up against the iconic side including the referee from the famous clash with Italy.

It's a magnificent read, you can buy a copy by clicking HERE

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October 21, 2020 77 min

Derek chats to former Norwich, Scarborough, Clyde and Partick star Jamie Mitchell.

Jamie was one of the hottest young talents in Britain when he had the likes of Rangers, Spurs and the Canaries chasing his signature, he chose Carrow Road and despite progressing through the ages he was let go, he gives us an insight into how tough that was, the ups and downs on the Yorkshire coast, starring for the Bully Wee and Thistle and dealing...

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