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080 Jamie McKim: Johnstone Burgh injustice in derby, promotion hopes & recruitment PLUS Adam Hopes on The Drum’s Conference C D-Day

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JAMIE McKIM once joined a team as a player knowing he’d get less game time there – but he’d enjoy the training more.

It’s something that’s stayed with him as he moved into the dugout.

The Johnstone Burgh boss takes a break from trying to steer his side into the West of Scotland League’s second tier to join us on the show this week.

He looks back on last Saturday dramatic Renfrewshire derby in Conference A – and tells us why he thinks The Burgh should have ended Arthurlie’s unbeaten season.

As we get closer to the end of another campaign, Jamie and Paul discuss recruitment and how they go about shaping their squads.

There’s also the Keanie Park kitman who’s helped keep the club going despite missing the opening periods of pretty much every home game.

It’s also hotting up in Conference C, where Drumchapel could – in theory – wrap up the title this weekend by winning their final league game of the season.

But Petershill have a game in hand over the Drum and they’ll finish top if they win this weekend and seven days later.

Drum boss Adam Hopes tells us why he’s given up on lifting the trophy and tells us why they must have their home ground sorted for next term, whatever division they’re in.

Paul also gets all romantic on us and tells us about the difference between loving football – and being in love with the beautiful game.

There’s all that and Mark Mackay’s Best of the West as we go Down The Divisions.

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