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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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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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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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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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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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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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In this exclusive WSC Supporters’ Club edition of the podcast, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk unlucky footballers, classic team line-ups and local derby miscellany. They also discuss half-time entertainment from crowd-invading police Alsatians to inflatable sumo wrestlers and a despised garden shed, strange shirt sponsors and annoying football TV innovations of the 1990s. Meanwhile, Record Breakers takes us to Perugia, Sicily and Blackburn. Expect Billy Cock hats, Flamingo Land and Vic Mobley.

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Feasting remotely on a box of knock-down Easter eggs, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss player brawls, odd chants and brilliant team names from Shredded Wheat FC to West Hartlepool Expansion. There is also a delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 398 and a glance into the wall-eyed horse world of former Middlesbrough chairman Charlie Amer. Record Breakers takes us to Belgium, Argentina and Hartlepool. Expect Steve Bloomer, one goalkeeper’s infatuation with posts and an exclusive insight into sharing a make-up room with Norman Hunter.

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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 footballers’ hair, from great red-headed players to the damaging reputation of Bobby Charlton’s wisp. Plus, Sunderland  ’Til I Die, tongue-ties and namesakes, strange stadium announcements and misanthropic players. Record Breakers takes us to Austria, France and Fife, and Harry worries about the whereabouts of David Batty.

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Magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss players’ hobbies from radio Rebrov to pigeon fancying, ponder different types of football hats and list sightings of footballers in real life. Plus, a lunge into the pages of issue 397 of When Saturday Comes magazine, including Ipswich Town, adopted home town heroes and Charles Reep’s POMO collection. Record Breakers takes us to Germany, Yugoslavia and Oldham. Warning: includes Mart Poom’s hand jive and Nobby Solano’s trumpet.

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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 talk football and illness, footballers’ houses and landladies, and WSC magazine front covers of yore. Plus, Record Breakers takes us to Belgium, Italy and Czechoslovakia. Expect the Badger of Prudhoe, George Best making a Mother’s Day card and Esmond Million, corrupt goalkeeper.

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