The Wyness Shuffle
Dan, Dan, Dan

Dan, Dan, Dan

April 9, 2021

Danny MacKay is the man of the moment right now after his recent performances for Caley Thistle! Recorded in the lead up to his Highland Derby heroics, Riley and AY sat down with Dan to discuss his career so far, from coming through the ICT Academy and scoring for Scotland's schoolboys against the auld enemy, to the Challenge Cup final and fighting back from injury, to establishing himself as a first team regular this season, his thoughts on Robbo, Kell, Neil McCann and Billy Dodds, and what it would mean to beat the County...

FIREBALL

FIREBALL

April 4, 2021

Moff, AY, Stevie and Ross bask in the post-derby good vibes in a loved up Soccer Saturday. 

01:26 Highland Derby Highlights

06:00 5 wins on the bounce beginning at Starks Park

11:10 East End Park, featuring love for Danny Devine

14:40 Jings Almighty! Buckie give us a scare

17:27 Arbroath at home, with love for Toddy

 

21:17 FIREBALL

Expansive ruminations on the annihilation of the arseholes from over the bridge:

24.54 Davie Carson reflects on his 1st derby

33.10 Key battles - how we controlled the game

38:12 The goals - 3 beauties we'll never stop watching

46:08 El Kessocko - just fucking stop it

48:04 Derby's of yore: the listeners share some derby memories and we search for a few hazey evocations of our own

 

55:33 Songs! Terracing chants past and future

01:04:50 Local Hero Dan MacKay sits down with Stevie and AY  - full interview out later this week. 

01:13:36 League lookahead and predictions: 4th, 4th, 5th, 5th

01:22:40 Nightmare XI: the keeper for this torturous team is named

01:25:00 Carson's contract. Where is it?

01:29:47 Soccer Saturday conclusion: a flurry of late goals.

 

 

Milk & Alcohol

Milk & Alcohol

March 15, 2021

Moff, Stevie, AY, Ross & Suv drown their sorrows in the virtual pub. Moff fails to get his round in. 

02:20 We share our highlights from the last few weeks. There aren't any.

07.50 *Warning* The last 4 ICT games are discussed here - defeats to Dundee and QotS, draws with Alloa and Raith. Not pretty. 

18:18 Moff extols the virtues of Nikolay Todorov. Ross is less impressed with the Bulgarian striker.

19:43 Davie Carson Interview. Stevie sits down with 'The Ginger Iniesta'.

32:50 Pubs. The Pub. Alas my friend we knew you so well. The Shufflers have been to a few pubs in their time - sit back, pour yourself a pint and join us for a mid-morning swally in Drysdales, The Alamo, The Phoenix, Dickens, BtW, The London Road Tavern, The Pub, The 4 in Hand, The Mallard, The Ship Inn, The Norseman, Fanny By Gaslight, The Star & Garter, The Lighthouse, The City Bar, Lafferty's and The Muirtown. 

50:55 Martini Glancy: ICT players as pub drinks

54:05 Shaun Rooney comes along to cheer us up by talking us through some of the highs of his glorious debut season in Perth. We were into Rooney before it was cool.

01:00:33 League One lookahead: surely not?

01:05:55 Was McCann the right appointment and why wasn't Charlie Christie considered?

01:09:55 League lookahead: where will we pick up the points needed for safety?

01:17:24 The Fermer: Arbroath TV's Allen Innes fills Ross in with the latest from 'The Lichties' in his mellifluous Mearns tones. Also contains a list of pubs. 

01:27:11 Nightmare XI: This team needs a keeper - the listeners will decide between Zibi, Nicky, Johnny and Fonny. But not Mikey. 

01:30:50 Mailbaig: Suv's swollen sack spills out some more listener correspondence and questions. 

01:33:49 Competition Time: Aaron Doran presents his shirt to a lucky winner. 

01:35:19 A parting message for the players who will keep us up. 

 

Minder: I Could Be So Good For You

Minder: I Could Be So Good For You

February 28, 2021

Moff, Stevie, Suv, AY and Ross reflect on a turbulent week for the club, the highs and lows of the past 4 games, the appointment of an interim manager or 'Minder', and look ahead to another packed month of ICT action. 

Running Order

02.00: Solidarity with Robbo and Kell and a summary of their achievements at the club so far.

07.20: Chronology of events: Stevie runs through a whirlwind week off the park.

09.26: Hopes and fears following the appointment of Neil 'Terry' McCann.

17.15: Former ICT hero Josh Meekings and Dundee podcaster Gary Cocker give as an insight into what we can expect from McCannball.

28.26:  Game by Game: beginning with an in-depth look at how we set up against Hearts and the chance to vent about the 2 points dropped against Alloa.

42.51: Auld Alliance: signs of hope from the commentary box? 

48.30: Soft Southern Bastards: conflicting fortunes against our friends in the south - QotS and Ayr.

55.48: League Lookahead: 6 games in March - how many points will we take?

1.00.40: 1st week in the job - what does McCann need to do?

1.03.45: Mailbag - Suv empties the sticky contents of his swollen bag.

1.10.50: Closing thoughts on Robbo, Kell and grief. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carpet Disco Time

Carpet Disco Time

February 15, 2021

Shuffling into your downloads light on football matches to talk about but heavy on top Caley Thistle content!

This episode we're joined by Scott Allardice to discuss his new deal, Gary Locke talks about the recent ICT and Hearts love in, we recap the few games we have played and predict what's likely to happen in the congested fixture list ahead, offer up some top telly recommendations for when our next game is called off and we've got a new signing joining us on the pod for the first time.

Let's shuffle!

  • We review the headlines of recent weeks in Scottish football (01:43)
  • What's gone right and wrong with the season so far? (05:15)
  • It's the "hot" topic of the moment - what's happened to the ICT pitch? (15:00)
  • Morton and Arbroath performances reviewed (21:27)
  • Hear from recent signing Anthony McDonald on his return to the Highlands (34:07)
  • Caley off, Telly on! (38:42)
  • Previewing the upcoming fixtures (44:00)
  • Hear from Hearts hero Gary Locke on the recent goodwill between our sides (52:10)
  • Potential Player of the Year Scott Allardice drops by to chat about signing a new deal (01:07:20)
  • Mailbag - extra small edition (01:17:51)
  • We pay tribute to club historian Ian Broadfoot (01:22:25) 
Dennis Wyness: He Used to be Shy

Dennis Wyness: He Used to be Shy

January 24, 2021

"I don't do interviews" he said. Well we got him on for a cracker of a chat and it's a real treat for ICT fans. Caley Thistle's all time leading scorer bursts onto the pod talking all things Aberdeen, Caley Thistle, Hearts, Highland League and everything else in between. Ladies and gentlemen, it's Dennis Wyness! Let's shuffle!

Running Order:

  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 01:04 - Arise, Wyness your Highness
  • 03:07 - Standfree and the Dandies
  • 10:50 - On loan to Caley Thistle
  • 26:14 - "He used to be shite, but now he's all right!"
  • 38:22 - My Dreamboy
  • 44:25 - Walking in a Wyness Wonderland
  • 01:00:23 - Gorgie Rules
  • 01:09:21 - The Prodigal Son Returns
  • 01:27:29 - Shuffling off into the distance
  • 01:36:04 - Fans and Teammates Q & A
A Bonus Christmas Storey

A Bonus Christmas Storey

December 30, 2020

Shuffle Extra: Snap reaction from the home draw with Dunfermline from Moff, Stevie and Ross. At least 2 out of the 3 were well pished. 

Xmas Special: Good King Wynesslas

Xmas Special: Good King Wynesslas

December 23, 2020

Allow The Wyness Shuffle to ease you through the pain of the post-Christmas lockdown with this bumper Yuletide episode. Alongside the usual reviews of recent matches and previews of games in a busy festive period, we find out who is the brains of the ICT dressing room, hear from an Alloa supporter on Saturday’s game, go behind the scenes at TCS once more, add to our Nightmare XI, empty Santa’s sack and drop an exclusive Christmas cover version. And if this isn’t enough, there’s another opportunity to win a fantastic ICT-related prize, and a few familiar names drop by to send their Christmas wishes. Get shuffling!      

Running Order

01.33 Riley and AY name their Highland Highlights from the last three weeks; Grinch MacKenzie abstains.

02.46 We try to find some positives from 2020. 

06.52 Game by Game: a review of the matches against Queen of the South, Dundee and Alloa.

22.24 Morton Away: Ross time-travels to Boxing Day to report on a game that hasn’t happened yet.

23.43 A View from the Opposition Terrace: Moff chats to Alloa supporter Kieran Mooney about Saturday’s game, Peter Grant, the Alloa squad and Jim Goodwin’s little pitches.

32.48 The Inaugural Wyness Shuffle Christmas Quiz: host Stevie Riley channels his inner Bruce Forsyth as contestants Scott Allardice, Robbie Deas and Wallace Duffy compete for the coveted Wyness Shuffle mug.

44.57 Christmas pun-off: in which ICT players past and present provide the inspiration for a host of horrendous festive puns.

47.03 League Lookahead: we preview the upcoming games against Morton, Dunfermline, Arbroath, Queen of the South, Raith Rovers and Alloa.  

56.00 Ceefax and Bamboozle: an unscheduled detour into the past.

57.46 Behind the Scenes at ICT: Riley chats to Caley Thistle Commercial Manager Keith Haggart.

1.03.12 The 500k grant: we discuss the Scottish Government’s recently-announced grant scheme to support Scottish football clubs through the Covid crisis.

1.07.02 Some quickfire predictions about the outcomes of the 2020-21 season.

1.10.17 Nightmare XI: we throw another dud on the fire.

1.14.22 With Suv stuck halfway down a chimney in Inverness, the authentically white-bearded Riley takes the reins of the sleigh and pulls your questions from his sack.

1.21.25 Riley’s Christmas Card List: it’s not very long.

1.22.36 Competition time: your chance to win another unique piece of ICT memorabilia.

1.24.13 The big closing number: Do They Know It’s Christmas as you’ve never heard it before. 

Find the Whistleblower

Find the Whistleblower

November 29, 2020

The Shuffle is back… with Roddy MacGregor, Charlie Christie, the 300, views from Dundee, all the autumn action analysis, Initiation Songs, the Nightmare XI plus a look forward to December’s Xmas crackers.  

 

RUNNING ORDER

01.20 Disease & Vaccine  

The boys kick off by topically picking if X is the disease, what is the vaccine?  

04.21 Charlie Christie  

Charlie sits down to discuss the season so far plus a certain recent Scotland game.  

20.32 Game by Game  

All the action from the matches against Arbroath, Hearts, East Fife and Raith.  

33.47 The 300  

We talk to two of the lucky ICT fans who were at the home game v Raith.  

41.20 Initiation Songs  

Just what songs have various players sung over the years?  

43.54 Gary Cocker  

Host of Dundee FC podcast Walking Down the Provie Road, and sometime Terrace TV contributor, Gary Cocker runs us through the Dark Blues dismal season to date.  

54.53 League Lookahead  

We preview the matches against Queens, Dundee and Alloa.  

1.03.53 Roddy MacGregor  

Young Superstar Roddy pops by for a chat about the season.  

1.16.44 Nightmare XI  

Another shocking footballer is added to the hallowed ranks.  

1.20.38 Outro and the TWS mug!  

We have merchandise!  

Best XI: James Vincent

Best XI: James Vincent

November 20, 2020

In another Best XI pod Stephen Riley sits down with Caley Thistle Scottish Cup hero James Vincent to pick out eleven of his favourites from his teammates over the years.

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