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September issue available now online and in store

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 Ronay, Taylor Parkes, Al Needham and Cameron Carter, illustrator Tim Bradford and photographer Colin McPherson.

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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, Joyce Woolridge, David Stubbs, Al Needham, Archie MacGregor and Cameron Carter, photographer Colin McPherson, illustrator Tim Bradford and magazine editorial staff discuss the early days of WSC, first encounters and contributions, favourite articles, and that Tim Lovejoy book review.

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Even once you've established a new pre-match routine and got on nodding terms with your seat neighbours, a real feeling of familiarity can still be years away

In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk about superstitions in football from Don Revie’s fear of ornamental elephants to astrology and urination. They also discuss unusual team talks, including Terry Neill’s toy soldiers and Howard Wilkinson’s inspirational nettle. Record Breakers takes us to Dresden, Stoke and Leith, while there is also mention of a Pete Doherty nest egg.

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With no games since March and little clarity on when the new season might start, many part-time footballers below National League level are finding life tough

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