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Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

Location:

United States

Description:

Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

Language:

English


Episodes

E25 - Toothless wonders and beetroot pickling with Rickie Lambert

11/10/2020
Elated that a fourth goalkeeper named Ross has joined Ross County, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss players’ pre-football careers from bricklayer Tony Book to beetroot pickler Rickie Lambert. The three pay tribute to the late Nobby Stiles and salute other toothless players, and delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 404. Record Breakers takes us to La Rioja, North Rhine-Westphalia and the London Borough of Merton, and Tom Lines from Walsall’s...

Duration:00:51:23

Episode 23 - Problematic prawns and Steve Claridge’s lucky pineapple

10/12/2020
Putting to one side thoughts of scraping together £229 for a personalised message from Peter Shilton, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss footballers’ food from problematic condiments to Dino ‘5 Eggs’ Zoff. There is a delve inside the pages of WSC magazine issue 403 including the demise of black boots and great tea bar names of the non-league, Record Breakers takes us to Prague, Turin and South Norwood and Ian Rands from the Four Blades in a Pub...

Duration:00:49:23

Episode 21 - Manstock County, mountain grounds and season guide secrets

9/14/2020
Battling on despite the halt of Wagon Wheel production due to industrial action, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss club mergers from Thames Valley Royals to Manstock County. There is a delve into the pages of WSC issue 402 including the mechanics of the Season Guide and the difference between a ‘fan’ and a ‘supporter’, and Record Breakers takes us to Rotterdam, Vancouver and Cardiff. Plus, international retirements and refusals and football grounds...

Duration:00:44:30

Episode 20 - Groups of Death and ballooning with Duncan Ferguson

8/31/2020
Amid cock-a-hoop chatter of midtable obscurity, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk temperature checks at the turnstiles and Groups of Death. A conversation about footballers’ more famous relatives ends in Shoestring and Terry Savalas as centre-halves, and a Greek-American Tony Mowbray. Record Breakers takes us to Belgrade, Turin and Peterborough. Plus, Richard Hay from Aberdeen podcast Here We Go! joins Dan to talk all things Dons. Expect ballooning...

Duration:00:42:51

Episode 18 - Losing streaks and the Rosses of Ross County

8/5/2020
Cheered by the revelation that Ross County FC now have three goalkeepers named Ross, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk losing streaks, players who won their first international caps late in their careers and the stars who won none at all. There is a look inside the pages of issue 401 of When Saturday Comes, including Harry’s tribute to Jack Charlton. Record Breakers takes us to Cesena, New York and Brentford, and Joey Crone of podcast The Nii Lamptey...

Duration:00:47:31

Bonus episode: When Saturday Comes at 400 (part 2)

7/27/2020
The concluding episode of a special two-part podcast documentary as When Saturday Comes reaches 400 issues. A look behind the scenes at the magazine, from complaining club chairmen and dubious takeover bids, to the process of taking the magazine from planning to print. Plus, a delve into regular features such as Match of the Month and the letters pages, and insight into the magazine’s decision not to carry gambling advertisements. Contributors include WSC staff, writers Harry Pearson, Barney...

Duration:00:57:48

Bonus episode: When Saturday Comes at 400 (part 1)

7/20/2020
A special two-part podcast documentary as When Saturday Comes reaches 400 issues. In this first episode, contributors including co-founders Andy Lyons and Mike Ticher, writers Harry Pearson, Barney Ronay, Taylor Parkes and Cameron Carter and magazine editorial staff discuss the early days of WSC, first encounters and contributions, favourite articles, and that Tim Lovejoy book review. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

Duration:00:52:37

Episode 16 - One-Euro wonders and vampire goalkeepers

6/28/2020
Distinctly underwhelmed by the part-return of football, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk about talc, vampire goalkeepers and the European Championships. There is a delve into issue 400 of WSC, including modern fanzines, mid-1990s ground moves and a Bee Gees clarification. Record Breakers takes us to Belgium, Italy and Wolverhampton. Plus, Tom Reed from Northampton F.C. podcast What a Load of Cobblers joins Dan to talk about life with the Shoe...

Duration:00:46:57

Episode 14 - One-club men and Trevor Hockey's velour bonnet

5/25/2020
In this Bank Holiday bonanza edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss player facial hair and one-club men from John Trollope to Uwe Seeler. They delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 399, including mention of non-magic floodlights, Barry Davies’ crush on Paulo Wanchope, and Reg Leather. Record Breakers takes us to Eindhoven, Hamburg and Coventry. Plus, John Gibbons of The Anfield Wrap talks to Dan about their work covering all...

Duration:00:45:32

Episode 12 - Klaxons, Quaker aggro and Shredded Wheat FC

4/27/2020
Feasting remotely on a box of knock-down Easter eggs, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss player brawls, odd chants and brilliant team names from Shredded Wheat FC to West Hartlepool Expansion. There is also a delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 398 and a glance into the wall-eyed horse world of former Middlesbrough chairman Charlie Amer. Record Breakers takes us to Belgium, Argentina and Hartlepool. Expect Steve Bloomer, one goalkeeper’s...

Duration:00:44:23

Episode 10 - Football hats, Radio Rebrov and Mart Poom’s hand jive

3/30/2020
Magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss players’ hobbies from radio Rebrov to pigeon fancying, ponder different types of football hats and list sightings of footballers in real life. Plus, a lunge into the pages of issue 397 of When Saturday Comes magazine, including Ipswich Town, adopted home town heroes and Charles Reep’s POMO collection. Record Breakers takes us to Germany, Yugoslavia and Oldham. Warning: includes Mart Poom’s hand jive and Nobby...

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 8 - Player acting, nasal strips and soft spots

3/2/2020
Magazine deputy editor Tom Hocking, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss soft-spot teams, acting footballers and player trends, from tassels to snoods. Plus, a theatrical dive into the pages of issue 396 of When Saturday Comes magazine, including FA Cup replays, Gala Fairydean Rovers and farewell, maybe, to Bootham Crescent. And, Record Breakers takes us to Germany, Sheffield and Prague. Expect nasal strips, monkey glands and schnitzel westerns. Looking for episodes 3, 5 and 7?...

Duration:00:45:51

Bonus interview: Josh Widdicombe on Plymouth, double relegations and 90s kits

2/24/2020
Host Daniel Gray interviews comedian, TV presenter, WSC contributor and Plymouth Argyle fan Josh Widdicombe. The two discuss Ceefax hacks and all things Argyle, from a centre-forward who played with a cigarette on his ear to Shilton, double relegation and Tommy Tynan’s Uber strife. Plus, 90s kit makes from Ribero to Super League, Hans Segers’ tie range, football comedy and the wonders of club nicknames. And finally: dog bites man at Plainmoor, Roger Freestone Champ Man legend and the time...

Duration:00:50:23

Episode 6 - Crossbar touching and the other Charlton brothers

1/25/2020
In this medicinal sweet-fuelled edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss footballing siblings, dreadful free-kick ‘specialists’ and sticker collections. Plus, football-obsessed teachers, Mark E Smith’s most embarrassing moments as a fan, and groundhopper rules. And, Record Breakers takes us to Germany, Sardinia and 1966. Looking for episodes three and five? They were exclusively for WSC Supporters' Club members. Find out how to...

Duration:00:40:36

Episode 4 - Kilcline encounters, a stolen pitch and mixed emotions at Orient

12/29/2019
In this bloated post-Christmas podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss being at record-breaking matches, Brian Kilcline’s metal dragons and the team that had its pitch stolen. Plus, young stars who fade away, Andy and Harry’s school playing days, and football documentaries from Peter Reid to John Sitton. Looking for episode three? That was exclusively for WSC Supporters' Club members. Find out how to join at...

Duration:00:39:53

Episode 2 - Bovril, meat packets and phone calls from chairmen

11/30/2019
In the second ever When Saturday Comes podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss stadium food and drink from Bovil to Quovril, talk over three obscure football records and gossip about the idiosyncrasies of old-school chairmen. Plus, Ralph Milne’s ear trick, the footballer who could fly (over Minis) and Ron Noades’ favourite cheese. For more frequent and longer episodes, please support and subscribe at: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Support...

Duration:00:42:59

Episode 1 - Jeremy Corbyn, chunky raiders and a Chris Waddle rap

11/12/2019
In the first ever When Saturday Comes podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss football words from 'thwart' to 'hapless', talk over three obscure football records and present issue 393 of WSC. Plus, Deputy Editor Tom Hocking interviews Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn about his party's football policies. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

Duration:00:43:23