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Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

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United States

Description:

Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

Language:

English


Episodes

E63 - Unlikely cup finalists, Adama Traoré's lucky charm & guest Suzy Wrack

6/13/2022
Hello Listener! Get twice as many podcasts and longer editions of these ones by joining our Supporters' Club. Sign up here: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Terrified at the thought of a Cabbage Patch Kid uprising, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss unlikely cup finalists, from the London XI to Catanzaro via Bobby Gould’s tears and Johnny Crossan’s Tongeren insomnia. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas delves into the pages of magazine issue 422,...

Duration:01:01:19

E61 - Surprise promotions, Torquay dog bites and guest Ned Boulting

5/19/2022
Hello Listener! Get twice as many podcasts and longer editions of these ones by joining our Supporters' Club. Sign up here: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Avoiding a ticking off from a kid in a referee’s kit, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Unexpected Promotions and Relegations, from Torquay United dog bites to Eddie Large the dug-out Jonah via Wiggy Threlfall’s Morecambe and Don Scrimgeour MacKay’s Coventry. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking...

Duration:00:57:50

E59: Offside misadventure, Yugoslav penalty points & guest Adam Hurrey

4/18/2022
Get twice as many podcasts by joining our Supporters' Club! Sign up here: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Taking a toffee hammer to life’s great stick of rock, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Trial Rules, Experiments and Fleeting Innovations, from a Norwegian pioneer to Yugoslav penalty points via the Diadora League’s offside misadventure. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas probes the pages of magazine issue 420, Record Breakers brings verses...

Duration:00:55:59

E57 - Newcastle's missing bibs and caretaker managers

3/14/2022
Get twice as many podcasts by joining our Supporters' Club! Sign up here: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Taking time out from their hunt for Newcastle United’s missing fluorescent tabards, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk Caretaker and Saviour Managers, from the Spanish Tony Parkes to Frank Barlow’s honeymoon period via adairs, Houdinis and Keystone Cops. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking delves into the pages of magazine issue 419, Record Breakers...

Duration:00:50:10

E55 - Unusual XIs & flat sharing with Jimmy Hill

2/14/2022
Get twice as many podcasts by joining our Supporters' Club! Sign up here: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Taking time out from pondering which footballer’s haircut to get at the barbers’, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Representative XIs, B-Teams and C-Teams, from Jim Baxter versus the Nordics to Great Britain taking on Europe, via a flat share with Jimmy Hill. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas delves into the pages of magazine issue 418,...

Duration:00:59:46

E53: Steve McManaman’s iconic hands and the Sandygate slope

1/16/2022
Get twice as many podcasts by joining our Supporters' Club! Sign up here: www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes Munching on the sweetie version of a veteran reserve goalkeeper, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss players’ Indian Summers, from Horst Hrubesch to Wilfried van Moer via untucked shirts and Pools Panel hotel trifle. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking talks us through the pages of magazine edition 417, including Big Match Festive Specials and...

Duration:00:43:35

E51: Alternative World Cups and Arbroath Pleasureland – plus guest Cameron Carter

12/13/2021
Supping sarsaparilla from a dirty glass, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray think outside the bin cupboard to talk Alternative World Cups from the CONIFA to the Island Games via the Mundiavocat. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking talks us through the pages of magazine edition 416, including Maoist reform of the Premier League, refereeing crises and a trip to Arbroath. Record Breakers brings rabble-rousing from Rotterdam, and we continue our almost brand new...

Duration:00:58:32

E49 - Nereo Rocco's newspaper hat and the Un-Charity Shield

11/8/2021
Tumbling down the hill of life on wheeled goalposts, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Distinctive Managerial Looks and Traits, from Nerro Rocco’s newspaper hat to Scott Parker’s tie knots via Dave ‘Coco’ Smith and the 38th greatest Belgian of all time. Elsewhere, an injury time incident in a Hartlepool game sparks fears of the apocalypse, the trio delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 415 and Dan talks all things Crystal Palace with Jack...

Duration:01:00:00

E47 - Points deduction nightmares and Carlisle bath mats

10/11/2021
Before heading off to Walthamstow market to buy Carlisle United bath mats, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray get together to talk all things Points Deductions, from Tinsley Lindley and his wandering brogues to Peterborough United’s 1967 nightmare and the 1980 Totonero scandal. There is a delve among the pages of WSC magazine issue 414 and Record Breakers takes us to Székesfehérvár, Deventer and Algiers. Dan chats all things Heart of Midlothian with Laurie...

Duration:00:57:09

E46 - Jimmy Greaves’ literary adventure and Clattenburg of Arabia

9/27/2021
High on torula yeast from a packet of Andy Capp’s Red Hot Fries, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss British Referees Abroad, from the Argentinian Influx to Clattenburg of Arabia. There is talk too of Jimmy Greaves and football’s oldest living professionals, and Record Breakers takes us to Dortmund, Lier and Maputo. Dan is joined by Hugh Bunce from the PO4Cast to talk all things Portsmouth. Looking for the missing episodes? They were exclusively for...

Duration:00:54:53

E44 - Hotbeds of Soccer, stereotype shirt sizes & solo Subbuteo

8/30/2021
Having issued warnings about the perils of sucking Yorkshire Mixtures whilst walking, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Hotbeds of Soccer, from Hetton-le-Hole to the Chota Valley. There is a delve inside the pages of WSC magazine issue 413 including Kidderminster catering, solo Subbuteo and football grounds as neighbours, and Record Breakers takes us to Munich, Rotterdam and Newcastle. Dan is joined by Gary Hutchinson of The Stacey West website and...

Duration:00:57:55

E42 - Southport hypnotism, Neil Warnock's manbag & Banoffee Thistle

8/2/2021
Taking time out from pondering who would win a game between Banoffee Thistle and Mulligatawny Town, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk Terrible Starts, from Southport’s Showaddywaddy season to Mick McCarthy’s no-nonsense, no points beginning at Sunderland. The three delve into the pages of issue 412 of When Saturday Comes magazine and consider alternative super leagues, and Record Breakers takes us to Brussels, Dresden and Bolton. Our Dan is joined by...

Duration:00:53:20

E40 - Low blocks, Shrimps v Shrimpers & Bovril Popsicles

6/28/2021
Celebrating their big 4-0 with a disgusting Coconut Kinder Bueno, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss the Euros so far, from Lukas Carnival to Bovril Popsicles via players who ‘know where the goal is’. There is an important update on the train station situation in Horden, parakeet news and talk of players who were good at other sports, including Lev Yashin and Reginald ‘Tip’ Foster. Record Breakers takes us to Amsterdam, Helsinki and Ischia, while...

Duration:00:55:15

E37 - Donkey kicks, body swerves and the predictive goalkeeper tense

5/17/2021
Cock-a-hoop after receiving a treasure trove of Tunnock’s wafers, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Disappearing Skills, from the donkey kick to the body swerve via ball juggling skillz and the Wharton Sit. Plus, a chance meeting in Rothbury and a glimpse inside the pages of WSC magazine issue 410. Record Breakers takes us to Madrid, Vienna and York, and Dan is joined by Glen Wilson from Popular STAND fanzine to talk all things Doncaster...

Duration:00:59:59

E35 - Yo-yo clubs and jury service with Kenny Burns

4/12/2021
Taking a break from pondering when their Crème Eggs are going to hatch, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Yo-yo Clubs from Dunfermline to Limassol, via the unstable world of Luxembourgian football and paternoster lifts. There is a glimpse between the pages of WSC magazine issue 409, including brick buying with John McGinlay and jury service with Kenny Burns. Record Breakers visits Vienna, Bergen and Teesside, and Dan is joined by Natalie Bromley...

Duration:00:55:09

E33 - Law of Akinbiyi and Iain Dowie's Brazilian ball skills

3/15/2021
Fuelled by Lady Gaga Oreos and official Swansea City turmeric, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk miscarriages of justice from Trinidad versus Haiti to Graham Poll’s accent confusion. There is a delve into the pages of issue 408 of WSC magazine, including dreams’ involving footballers, the Law of Akinbiyi, newts at Bootham Crescent, commentators’ notes and Iain Dowie: plasticine genius. Record Breakers takes us to Montbéliard, Santiago and Bristol, and...

Duration:00:50:26

E31 - Button football, pitch alterations and stadium views

2/15/2021
Giddy on Walnut Whips and engrossed in button football, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss British managers in Asia from Dave Booth’s moisturising routine to Don Revie’s Keith Harris puppet misery. There is talk of altered pitches, the goalkeeper who stole a child’s pen and distracting views from grounds, and a look between the pages of WSC magazine issue 407. Record Breakers takes us to Sao Paulo, Kuwait and Wrexham, and Matt Hibbert from the This...

Duration:00:59:47

E29 - Player-managers, shipwrecked squads and tea lady aggro

1/18/2021
Energised by thoughts of Fray Bentos pies and corned beef, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss player managers from Howard Kendall to Edgar Davids via tea lady aggro. Tributes to Colin Bell lead to a discussion of famous player combinations including Hibs’ Famous Five, The Blonde Arrow and The Galloping Major, and a £50,000 forward line shipwrecked off the coast of Spain. There is a delve inside the pages of issue 406 of WSC magazine, Record Breakers...

Duration:00:58:36

E27 - Early foreign players and the Boothferry Park sausage cart

12/7/2020
Jubilant to have discovered a supplier of Fry’s Raspberry Creams, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss early foreign players in the British game from Tewfik Abdullah to Zoltán Varga via a Boothferry Park sausage cart, Arthur Lightening’s booze theft and a professional dart blower. Plus, Joe Frail’s spotted hanky, double Garry Thomson hat-tricks and a chat about all things Sunderland with Gavin Henderson from the Roker Report podcast and website. And...

Duration:00:54:22

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