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 Town podcast What A Load of Cobblers joins Dan to talk about life with the Shoe Army.

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July/August issue available now online and in store

In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss nominative determinism from Wolfgang Wolf of Wolfsburg to Notts County’s Harry Daft. There is also talk of the unexpected birthplaces of some footballers, and a conversation about football annuals and almanacs including Len Badger, Rothmans and Jack Charlton, shopkeeper. Record Breakers takes us to Munich, Stockholm and Skegness, and into the world of Ray Clemence’s Soccer Clocks.

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The present-day custodians of clubs with colliery roots feel a strong sense of obligation to preserve their connections with the past

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 and a lifetime of watching Liverpool fail to win the league.

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June issue available now online and in store

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