WSC Logo


newissue medrec 346

Sign up for the WSC Weekly Howl

A small portion of despair and enlightenment delivered to your inbox every Friday


First name


wsc writers comp


Scenes from football history, 297 ~ Che Guevara

351 Scenesby Dave Robinson, from WSC 351

Photo gallery ~ Morecambe v Plymouth


Morecambe 0 Plymouth Argyle 2, 25/03/2016, Globe Arena, League Two. Photos by Colin McPherson

Badge of the week ~ FK Alga Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek150Sometimes of course one yearns for the simplicity of a big old football on a badge, or a nice straightforward tiger. Alga Bishkek make the crest-fancier really...

Supporters demand new price cap at matches

351 PiesBy Dave Robinson, from WSC 351

Photo gallery ~ Doncaster Belles v Chelsea Ladies


Doncaster Rovers Belles 1 Chelsea Ladies 4, 20/03/2016, Keepmoat Stadium, Women’s FA Cup. Photos by Paul Thompson

WSC 351 out now


- European Super League and football's travelling circus
- Johan Cruyff remembered
- In praise of pennants
- Do managers look younger now?
- The perils of a PA announcer
- Blighted birthday at Forest

Book review ~ The Crazy Gang 

350 CrazyDave Bassett makes it clear that this book has been written in response to those involved in the BT Sport documentary The Crazy Gang, who Bassett feels "had not done their homework on the years before the 1988 Cup final"...

RSS newsfeeds

RSS newsfeeds send you content from a website automatically. Traditionally you needed to install a bespoke news reader application but most common web browsers now support feeds via built-in readers, toolbar bookmarks and custom homepages. Email software can also contain RSS readers.

We offer our WSC Daily content as a newsfeed, so every time a new WSC Daily article is published it will pop up in your chosen reader.

WSC Daily newsfeed

Liverpool wary of Villarreal with focus back on football

icon uefacup

After an emotional week on Merseyside following the verdicts of the Hillsborough inquests, Jürgen Klopp is right to be cautious before their Europa League semi-final

Simeone and Guardiola get personal in Europe

icon afcwimbmkdThe contrasting styles of the two managers will become clear tonight when Atlético Madrid host Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final first leg

Hillsborough disaster: a 27-year campaign for justice

LiverpoolHillsboroughMemorial600Inquest jury decide that 96 people unlawfully killed and not caused by fan behaviour

Sunderland’s old friend hope is back for Arsenal clash

Sunderland600Battling with Newcastle for survival only heightens the emotional stakes

Cartoonist David Squires talks about his inspiration

icon mondayIn an interview with Nick Miller on The Set Pieces, David Squires talks about how his career went from Swindon fanzines to weekly Guardian illustrations

Amateur hour: photos of the 97th AFA Senior Cup final


Photographer David Bauckham went to West Wickham v Old Garchonians

England’s fixture list is quirky compared to Europe

icon shirtstuffIn countries such as Italy and Spain the schedules make more sense but that doesn't mean the English FA's curious approach to compiling the fixtures is a bad thing

Get with the programme ~ England v GDR, 1980

EngvGDR1980Don't expect reams of sophisticated tactical analysis for your 30p programme. A piece pondering England's chances of reaching the final describes tonight's East German opponents as "a strong robust side" and in the event, East Germany were too much for England

Coventry fan wins pay-off after assault by police

icon nopoliceMark Wynne was repeatedly kneed in the head by while handcuffed on the floor by PC Allsop of West Midlands Police, after being arrested at a match

Musical tribute shows Eusébio’s place in football

Eusebio600From making a football out of rags as a child in Mozambique to his famous tears at Wembley in 1966, a new theatrical production charts the life of Portugal's greatest player

Wimbledon appeal for fans to help with new stadium

WimbledonOutgoing mayor Boris Johnson has called in planning application

Supporting grassroots clubs across the country

icon japanballThe charity Localgiving makes it easy to find a worthy football cause near you to support, ranging from FC United of Manchester to Hounslow Hawks


© When Saturday Comes Limited 2016 | Contact | Privacy & cookies | Sitemap | Managed hosting by Latitude