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Banned in the United States and United Kingdom throughout the 1920s, Ulysses turned conventional ideas of the novel inside out with its bold new form, style and theme. Deeply rooted in the Greek myth of the hero of the Trojan War, Joyce bases his novel on Ulysses or Odysseus, who is doomed to voyage for ten years before returning home to Ithaca. Joyce had been deeply influenced by the Iliad and the Odyssey, which he had read from Charles Lamb's adaptations as a child. In fact, he considered ...
 
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A big Sligo Rovers love fest this week as the lads catch up with Eoin Doyle. They discuss his time at Sligo Rovers. It being some of the best days of his life, signing on the 11th hour on transfer deadline day and his unfinished business in the league. Potentially returning home to play here in the league someday?!?! (*Are you listening Stephen Bra…
 
Current Partick Thistle defender and former Aberdeen, rangers, Ross County and St Johnstone man, Richard Foster joins the boys for a chat. Talking square gos with Archie Knox, almost crashing the car after hearing a penalty claim and spending the night in the Premier Inn after his Champions league debut. On the big question it's all about who shoul…
 
We're back! Earlier than planned but we kick off our pre-season coverage with a busy episode of the AFC DONScast. In our first pre-season update: Scott Brown Steven Gunn our new Director of Football and Dave Cormack Gavin Levey our new Academy Director Barry Robson on the Dons youngsters Jay Emmanuel-Thomas with his first interview for the club Sco…
 
Gary joins the lads in studio to look at his football journey so far taking in places like Bohemians, Coventry City, Hibernian , Southend United, Cambridge Unitedand now riding high with Drogheda. He discusses what drives him on as a player, coming back from a near death like experience fighting Sepsis while at Cambridge, a Tweet that cost him a lo…
 
Football Daft presents a special show on the eve of Scotland's Euro campaign as Clyde 1's Cassi Gillespie catches up with the last man to take the country to a major tournament, Craig Brown! Joining him are some of the characters that made up his team, with assistant Archie Knox, captain Colin Hendry and Cassi's very own dad, player liaison officer…
 
Joining the lads this week is former Hibs & Celtic man, Derek Riordan! Derek joins the lads to chat about playing for both teams he supported as a kid, scoring in Edinburgh derbies & his travels to China! We have not one but TWO special guests on the Open Line today and another punter attempts to win the pies on the EURO Player Profile Play Off wit…
 
Join us for our preview of the Scotland National Team's 2020 European Championships! We discuss our confidence going into Group D, the prospect of getting out of it, how we feel about attending games vs Czech Republic and England, and who we think will be our star man this tournament! If you enjoyed this podcast, please do follow us to ensure that …
 
Joining the boys this week is former Celtic man, Jackie McNamara! Chatting through his successful career, Glenn Hoddles healing hands & what could have been with the Jackie McNamara sitcom! All the usual fun on the Open Line and its the return of another EURO's themed Player Profile Play Off with piesports.com Check out the full video version at pa…
 
Joining Stephen & Chris this week its the real king of breakfast radio & GBX legend, George Bowie! George chats through his career on Clyde 1, the GBX and gives us a play of his new GBX cover of Baccara - Yes Sir, I Can Boogie! All the usual fun on the Open Line & special EURO's Player Play Off with piesports.com Full video at patreon.com/footballd…
 
Dundee will be playing their football in the Premiership next season thanks to an impressive playoff win over Kilmarnock. Not to be outdone, their rivals from across the street also grabbed the headlines after parting ways with their manager. Micky Mellon's solitary season at Dundee United was by no means a failure, he comfortably secured top-fligh…
 
This week the lads chat to former UCD, Shamrock Rovers and St Pats goalkeeper - Barry Ryan. Barry chats candidly about his time in football, from starting off at UCD, his transfer to Rovers and how things came crashing down there and his return to playing first team football with St Pats and onto Galway and Limerick. Alan and Stu also look back at …
 
This week the boys are joined by a super-sub (in podcasting terms), Hamilton man Scott Martin! Thomas Cerny being a mad man, Cumdog's antics & agent maw all feature this week! The Open Line is back once again with a cracking story & the Player Profile Play Off is back with piesports.com Get the full video version at patreon.com/footballdaft…
 
Join us as we interview Liz Bowie of the Aberdeen FC Community Trust and find out more about the charities work in and around the city! If you enjoyed this podcast, please do follow us to ensure that you do not miss out in future! Why not share it with a friend that may enjoy it too For the video version of this podcast, head to: https://www.youtub…
 
Join us as we discuss Steve Clarke's Scotland squad as the nation heads into their first major tournament since 1998, including the inclusion of Billy Gilmour, Nathan Patterson and David Turnbull! We also cover Jay Emmanuel Thomas' arrival at Pittodrie, and this summers departures from Aberdeen... If you enjoyed this podcast, please do follow us to…
 
With the Scottish football season winding down Niall, Stefan and Euan discuss the players they believe have stepped up and improved since the last campaign. Does anyone from your club make the list? There's only one way to find out... listen and enjoy! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
This week the lads catch up with Irish midfielder Shaun Williams. They chat all things Millwall and how he carved out such a great career at one of the toughest clubs in England because of his steely determination & self belief. Also this week they look back at Rovers getting a point against Derry with the help of #Throwingate! Bohs getting 3 point…
 
Tune in to what *was* our live reaction to the Rangers vs Aberdeen game and THANKFULLY the end of the Scottish Premiership season, as the former - unfortunately - won the league under Steven Gerrard and the Dons were left lacking, with Stephen Glass having a real job on his hands ahead of the next season at Pittodrie! If you enjoyed this podcast, p…
 
Our last match at Pittodrie for the season ended in a 1-0 loss against Hibs and any chance of securing third in the Scottish Premiership. In this extended edition of the AFC DONScast: Stephen Glass post-match following the Hibs match; Dave Cormack and Rob Wicks provide an update on season tickets, RedTV, signings and a whole lot more; Iona Fyfe on …
 
Joining the lads this week is former St Johnstone, Raith Rovers & Hearts man, Kevin Twaddle to chat through his career and an eye opening conversation on his battles with addiction. All the usual banter on the Open Line and a new challenger on the Player Profile Play Off with piesports.com Full video & bonus content available at patreon.com/footbal…
 
Join us as we reflect on Aberdeen's 1-0 defeat to Hibernian at Pittodrie as the Edinburgh side secured 3rd place in the Scottish Premiership, before looking ahead to this weekend's clash with Rangers at Ibrox and discussing what's needed for Stephen Glass' appointment to be considered a success next season! If you enjoyed this podcast, please do fo…
 
They've been playing in the Challenge Cup since 2018, but now Old Firm Colt teams look like they'll also be competing in the Lowland League next season. That's after clubs in the division gave provisional approval to allowing the Rangers and Celtic youngsters into the division for the 2021-22 campaign. Is this simply a one-off or will it lead to th…
 
This week Dylan Watts joins Alan & Stu for a chat to reflect on the amazing unbeaten run Shamrock Rovers are on. The lads also look back on the weekends results as Sligo Rovers take all 3 points at Dundalk, Shamrock Rovers nick it at the death against St Pats, Waterford (U19’s) hammered by Drogs and Bohemians get a big win at home to Finn Harps. We…
 
Join us for our preview of Aberdeen vs Hibernian at Pittodrie in the Scottish Premiership, as both sides battle it out for 3rd place following Hibs' 2-1 win over Dundee United in the Scottish Cup! We also discuss; Declan Gallagher's signing, whether Joe Lewis or Gary Woods deserve the number 1 jersey, and the potential inclusion of both Christian D…
 
Joining Grado & Chris this week is a Scottish TV legend. Star of Chewin' The Fat & Still Game, the one and only Greg Hemphill! Greg joins the lads the chat through his career entertaining the people of Scotland and we find out what team he really supports! All the usual banter on the Open Line and another challenger attempts to win the pies on the …
 
Today we are joined by Aberdeen youth product Cammy Smith, who currently plies his trade with Indy Eleven of the USL Championship in America. We discuss Cammy's spell at Pittodrie, including; what it was like breaking into the first team at such a young age, working under Derek McInnes, winning the League Cup at Parkhead in 2014 in front of 40,000 …
 
This week Alan & Stu are joined by LOI,Bohemians legend and super nice guy Kevin Hunt. Kevin looks back on his time spent in Dublin, playing under some big names like Roddy Collins and Stephen Kenny, the double in 2001, his loyalty tested when Shels came knocking and that wonderful afternoon in Santry! The lads also look back at the weekends action…
 
Steven Gerrard and Callum Davidson have both had excellent seasons no matter what happens between now and the end of the campaign. The former has secured Rangers their 55th league title in spectacular fashion and the other has the chance to secure a truly historic cup double for St Johnstone. Both are undoubtedly deserving of the manager of the yea…
 
This past weekend Aberdeen sealed 4th place in the Scottish Premiership with a 2-1 win over Livingston. Join us for our review of the game and Stephen Glass' Dons' performance!If you enjoyed this podcast, please do follow us to ensure that you do not miss out in future! Why not share it with a friend that may enjoy it tooFor the video version of th…
 
Our 50th show of the season see the Dons secure European qualification following our win against Livingston at the weekend. We're post-match with Stephen Glass and catch up with him to discuss his first few weeks at the club. Plus the Aberdeen 2021/22 season ticket campaign kicks-off and we have a snippet from the cracking soundtrack from Iona Fyfe…
 
Join us for our preview of Aberdeen's upcoming Scottish Premiership clash with Livingston, in which the Dons need just 1 point to secure 4th place - though they'll be looking for 3 to keep hopes of 3rd alive! We discuss; the reaction needed from AFC following their 3-0 defeat to Dundee United at Pittodrie in the Scottish Cup, Livi's main threats in…
 
This season will go down as a historic one for Rangers after they secured their 55th Scottish Premiership title in impressive style. However, losses to St Mirren and St Johnstone have consigned the Ibrox side to back-to-back quarter-final exits in domestic cup competitions. There's no doubting Steven Gerrard has achieved his main aim this campaign,…
 
S2 EP9. Alan & Stuey are joined by former Ireland & Liverpool legend Jim Beglin. He remembers fondly his playing days at Shamrock Rovers & Liverpool whilst also going into great detail about his second career as one of the most recognisable voices in football as a co commentator. They also look back at the weekends football.…
 
Aberdeen were dumped out of the Scottish Cup today at Pittodrie Stadium, with Micky Mellon's Dundee United progressing to the Semi-Finals at Hampden. Join Glen & Calum to hear their thoughts on the game and on where Stephen Glass goes from here, with little left to play for in the 2020/21 Scottish Premiership season! If you enjoyed this podcast, pl…
 
Joining the boys this week is former Rangers man, Kyle Hutton to chat through his career with everything from playing at Old Trafford in the Champions League to being kidnapped in Edinburgh, it's got it all! All the usual banter on the Open Line and a new contestant tries to beat the boys on the Player Profile Play Off with piesports.com Full video…
 
Is 3rd place in the Scottish Premiership out of reach for AFC after Hibs' win over Livingston, or can the Dons pull it back? Should Callum McGregor and David Turnbull have seen red, or was Willie Collum get the big decisions right at Pittodrie? Join Glen, Calum and Colin Watt of The Football Insomniac as they break down Aberdeen's 1-1 draw with Cel…
 
What a week it's been for football... and it's only Wednesday. The sport has been rocked by the European Super League announcement and the swift u-turn by some of the clubs involved. Oh, and there's also the small matter of Champions League reform! What does it mean for Scotland's football clubs? Should fans care? Niall, Stefan and Andrew discuss e…
 
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