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Twice a month the team consider a range of compelling issues including comedic terrace abuse, little and large strike partnerships, and Don Revie's fear of ornamental elephants..

The line-up
Andy Lyons WSC editor • Harry Pearson WSC columnist • Daniel Gray author & presenter 
Plus special guests

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Munching on the sweetie version of a veteran reserve goalkeeper, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss players’ Indian Summers, from Horst Hrubesch to Wilfried van Moer via untucked shirts and Pools Panel hotel trifle. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking talks us through the pages of magazine edition 417, including Big Match Festive Specials and issues around colour blindness in football. Record Breakers brings crooning from Cagliari, plus Steve McManaman’s iconic hands and Maurice Fussey’s wig.

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In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray binge on Elizabeth Shaw liqueur chocolates and talk Unheralded Derbies, from seldom played clashes to unrequited hate via Stilton United versus Cheddar FC. There is discussion of which activities should fill the gaps in Covid-hit episodes of Match of the Day, including Danny Murphy’s glockenspiel analysis. Record Breakers brings punk from Freiberg, and we continue our nearly new 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 the editor of Blackburn Rovers fanzine 4,000 Holes, Scott Sumner.

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Supping sarsaparilla from a dirty glass, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray think outside the bin cupboard to talk Alternative World Cups from the CONIFA to the Island Games via the Mundiavocat. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking talks us through the pages of magazine edition 416, including Maoist reform of the Premier League, refereeing crises and a trip to Arbroath. Record Breakers brings rabble-rousing from Rotterdam, and we continue our almost brand new 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 ace WSC writer, Cameron Carter.

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In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray bring old fashioned Bronx Cheer to the topic of Lost Positions and Formations, from the Bristol Rovers Whirl to Malcolm Allison’s Cantabrian Circle via the last of the pocket battleships. Record Breakers brings balladry in Naples, and we launch our brand new 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 author and journalist Nige Tassell.

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Tumbling down the hill of life on wheeled goalposts, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Distinctive Managerial Looks and Traits, from Nereo Rocco’s newspaper hat to Scott Parker’s tie knots via Dave "Coco" Smith and the 38th greatest Belgian of all time. Elsewhere, an injury-time incident in a Hartlepool game sparks fears of the apocalypse, the trio delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 415 and Dan talks all things Crystal Palace with Jack Pierce of the Five Year Plan fanzine and podcast.

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In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss good players who didn’t play at the top level, from Bradford and Atyeo of Bristol to Tommy Tynan, The Bison of Muggia and a nightmare debut for Bedford Jezzard. There is talk too of the footballer who owned a joke shop and specialist coaches, and Record Breakers takes us to Amsterdam, Mexico City and Florence.

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Before heading off to Walthamstow market to buy Carlisle United bath mats, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray get together to talk all things points deductions, from Tinsley Lindley and his wandering brogues to Peterborough United’s 1967 nightmare and the 1980 Totonero scandal. There is a delve among the pages of WSC magazine issue 414 and Record Breakers takes us to Szekesfehervar, Deventer and Algiers. Dan chats all things Heart of Midlothian with Laurie Dunsire from the Scarves Around The Funnel podcast.

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High on torula yeast from a packet of Andy Capp’s Red Hot Fries, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss British Referees Abroad, from the Argentinian Influx to Clattenburg of Arabia. There is talk too of Jimmy Greaves and football’s oldest living professionals, and Record Breakers takes us to Dortmund, Lier and Maputo. Dan is joined by Hugh Bunce from the PO4Cast to talk all things Portsmouth.

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In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss British managers in Africa, from Jack Finch’s long-distance Nigerian reign to Danny McLennan’s Dodos, via the double life of Jeff Butler. There is exciting orange ball news, speculation about Marco Gabbiadini’s egg opinions and talk of cinematic chairmen and owners. Record Breakers takes us to Sofia, Yaoundé and Nottingham.

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Having issued warnings about the perils of sucking Yorkshire Mixtures whilst walking, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Hotbeds of Soccer, from Hetton-le-Hole to the Chota Valley. There is a delve inside the pages of WSC magazine issue 413 including Kidderminster catering, solo Subbuteo and football grounds as neighbours, and Record Breakers takes us to Munich, Rotterdam and Newcastle. Dan is joined by Gary Hutchinson of The Stacey West website and podcast to talk all things Lincoln City, including Gary’s time as Sincil Bank mascot Poacher the Imp.

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