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 Coventry City podcast The Nii Lamptey Show joins Dan to talk all things Sky Blues.
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.
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.
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.
To only way to hear this episode is to sign up for the WSC Supporters' Club for as little as $2 (around £1.55 per month). There are great rewards, including bonus episodes, extended editions, badges, T-shirts and photo prints.