Episode 89: Offensive laterals, parrot stops play & guest Jon Harvey

Taking a break from considering the highbrow works of The Clitheroe Kid, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Old-Fashioned Wingers – or ‘offensive laterals’ – from low-socked loco Rene Houseman to scuttling Leighton James via Eddie Gray’s pineapple arms. Magazine Deputy Editor Ffion Thomas previews WSC issue 435, Record Breakers brings us a banger from Bremen, and we continue our sprightly feature The Final Third, in which a guest contributes a match, a player and an object to the WSC Museum of Football. Joining Dan as our visiting curator this time is Jon Harvey, comedy writer, producer and performer, and author of the new book A Fan For All Seasons: A Journey Through Life and Sport.

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