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S9E39 The Jamie Winter Interview
By K Kujawa |

The two John’s are joined by another special guest as ex Aberdeen, Chesterfield and Montrose player Jamie Winter is on. Jamie talks us through how he got involved as a Back Onside ambassador and the importance of the work they do. Unfortunately we’ve had to cancel our charity game which was due to take place [Read more]

S9E38 Toilet Roll Shutdown
By K Kujawa |

It’s the regular trio on this week and they are lucky enough to be joined by Callum of the Football CFB podcast. In the current situation there isn’t much football to chat about in terms of action on the pitch. We speculate about what may happen. Will the season end as it stands? Will it [Read more]

S9E37 Penne Arcade
By K Kujawa |

It’s the regular trio of the two John’s and Krys on this week as they discuss another busy week in Scottish football. There was another midweek set of fixtures in an expensive time for fans of the top flight. The bottom of the league is getting interesting with Hamilton picking up rare back to back [Read more]

S9E36B Graham Wilson Special
By K Kujawa |

This is a Scottish Football Forum’s Podcast Special for Back Onside with Graham Wilson, a Patron for the Charity. In this interview, Graham talks openly about his battle with depression and alcoholism, and how that battle took him to the brink of taking his own life on a number of occasions. There is no hiding [Read more]

What the Back Onside match means to me – Good John
By J Bleasdale |

UNDERSTANDING Mental Health is a big education. Over a decade ago, I hadn’t a clue. When Paul McGrillen committed suicide in 2009, my reaction was “why” and thought it was selfish. It was similar over two years later when Gary Speed took his own life, why would a guy who had a dream job, a [Read more]

S9E36 (What’s The Story) Bawlin’ Goalie
By K Kujawa |

We’re fortunate enough this week to be joined by another guest. The two Johns and Krys are joined by Celtic fan Paul. He’s an award winning podcaster so I’m not sure how he’s ended up on here. He has played a significant role for us in securing ex Celtic pros for the Back Onside charity [Read more]

S9E35 Rangers Three Goal Brag(a)
By K Kujawa |

It’s our third offering of the week as the regular trio of the two John’s and Krys are on. We discuss what’s been going on in Scottish football in a busy week. There is the Scottish Cup which saw the two John’s attend Rugby Park in a remarkable game. This links in with us previewing [Read more]

S9E34B Gary Dempsey Interview
By K Kujawa |

As part of our Mental Health Awareness, Good John got in touch with former Dunfermline and Aberdeen midfielder Gary Dempsey. Over the last few months, Gary has become an advocate of Mental Health Awareness by frequently posting videos with messages of positivity, hope and encouragement for those in need of help to come forward. More [Read more]

S9E34 Phil McGuire 2.0
By K Kujawa |

We’ve a slightly different podcast as the two John’s are joined by current Carnoustie Panmure manager Phil McGuire. The guys are delighted to have him on to discuss his career at Aberdeen. We begin by previewing the weekend game against Lochee United which is a massive game. Phil talks us through what the changes have [Read more]

S9E33 Lop Sided Pyramid
By K Kujawa |

Krys returns this week as he joins the two John’s to discuss what’s been going on in Scottish football. There’s plenty to cover as there was a midweek card last week, weekend fixtures, Challenge Cup action and a few lower league matches. We’ve also got an update on the Pyramid system with it looking like [Read more]