39 episodes

Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

When Saturday Comes When Saturday Comes

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Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

    E70 - Tactical pioneers, the Austrian Jimmy Hill & guest Arthur Mathews

    E70 - Tactical pioneers, the Austrian Jimmy Hill & guest Arthur Mathews

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    Contemplating a 96-pack of Toffifee, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Tactical Pioneers, from Bill McCracken’s offensive offside to trap to Malcolm Allison’s whirl via the Austrian Jimmy Hill. Record Breakers brings a Turin tune, 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 Father Ted, Fast Show and Toast co-writer Arthur Mathews.
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    E68 - Goalkeeping Gaffes, Premier League poetry & guest Charlie Connelly

    E68 - Goalkeeping Gaffes, Premier League poetry & guest Charlie Connelly

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    Shuffling up close in the great bus shelter of life to bring you a bumper Bank Holiday episode, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Goalkeeping Gaffes from Luis Arconada to Massimo Taibi’s culpable studs. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas delves into the pages of magazine issue 424, Record Breakers brings frolics from Flanders, and we continue our perky 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 writer and broadcaster Charlie Connelly. 
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    E66 - Referees' kazoos, Nobby Stiles’ dolls & guest Ian Plenderleith

    E66 - Referees' kazoos, Nobby Stiles’ dolls & guest Ian Plenderleith

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    High on a surprise package of CBD gummies and pondering Nobby Stiles’ doll collection, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss technological changes in the game, from crossbars to scoreboards via lethal rattles and referees’ kazoos. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas delves into the pages of magazine issue 423, Record Breakers brings tunes from Trondheim, and we continue our perky 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 Ian Plenderleith, long-time WSC writer and author of a brand new book, Reffing Hell: Stuck in the middle of a game gone wrong.



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    E63 - Unlikely cup finalists, Adama Traoré's lucky charm & guest Suzy Wrack

    E63 - Unlikely cup finalists, Adama Traoré's lucky charm & guest Suzy Wrack

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    Terrified at the thought of a Cabbage Patch Kid uprising, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss unlikely cup finalists, from the London XI to Catanzaro via Bobby Gould’s tears and Johnny Crossan’s Tongeren insomnia. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas delves into the pages of magazine issue 422, Record Breakers brings delight from Denmark, 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 Suzy Wrack, Guardian sportswriter and author of the new book, A Woman’s Game: The Rise, Fall, and Rise Again of Women’s Football.
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    E61 - Surprise promotions, Torquay dog bites and guest Ned Boulting

    E61 - Surprise promotions, Torquay dog bites and guest Ned Boulting

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    Avoiding a ticking off from a kid in a referee’s kit, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Unexpected Promotions and Relegations, from Torquay United dog bites to Eddie Large the dug-out Jonah via Wiggy Threlfall’s Morecambe and Don Scrimgeour MacKay’s Coventry. WSC Deputy Editor Tom Hocking talks us through the pages of magazine issue 421 and Record Breakers brings Grecian glamour. We continue our rapidly maturing 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 broadcaster Ned Boulting.

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    E59: Offside misadventure, Yugoslav penalty points & guest Adam Hurrey

    E59: Offside misadventure, Yugoslav penalty points & guest Adam Hurrey

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    Taking a toffee hammer to life’s great stick of rock, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Trial Rules, Experiments and Fleeting Innovations, from a Norwegian pioneer to Yugoslav penalty points via the Diadora League’s offside misadventure. WSC Assistant Editor Ffion Thomas probes the pages of magazine issue 420, Record Breakers brings verses from Vienna, and we continue our state-of-the-art 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 Football Cliches writer and podcaster, Adam Hurrey. 
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