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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

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

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