17 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.

    E25 - Toothless wonders and beetroot pickling with Rickie Lambert

    E25 - Toothless wonders and beetroot pickling with Rickie Lambert

    Elated that a fourth goalkeeper named Ross has joined Ross County, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss players’ pre-football careers from bricklayer Tony Book to beetroot pickler Ricky Lambert. The three pay tribute to the late Nobby Stiles and salute other toothless players, and delve into the pages of WSC magazine issue 404. Record Breakers takes us to La Rioja, North Rhine-Westphalia and the London Borough of Merton, and Tom Lines from Walsall’s One Pod Beyond podcast chats with Dan about the Saddlers.

    • 51 min
    Episode 23 - Problematic prawns and Steve Claridge’s lucky pineapple

    Episode 23 - Problematic prawns and Steve Claridge’s lucky pineapple

    Putting to one side thoughts of scraping together £229 for a personalised message from Peter Shilton, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss footballers’ food from problematic condiments to Dino ‘5 Eggs’ Zoff. There is a delve inside the pages of WSC magazine issue 403 including the demise of black boots and great tea bar names of the non-league, Record Breakers takes us to Prague, Turin and South Norwood and Ian Rands from the Four Blades in a Pub podcast talks to Dan about all things Sheffield United. Looking for the missing episodes? They were exclusively for WSC Supporters' Club members, and they were distinctly half-decent. Find out how to join the club and get behind the magazine at patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes

    • 49 min
    Episode 21 - Manstock County, mountain grounds and season guide secrets

    Episode 21 - Manstock County, mountain grounds and season guide secrets

    Battling on despite the halt of Wagon Wheel production due to industrial action, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss club mergers from Thames Valley Royals to Manstock County. There is a delve into the pages of WSC issue 402 including the mechanics of the Season Guide and the difference between a ‘fan’ and a ‘supporter’, and Record Breakers takes us to Rotterdam, Vancouver and Cardiff. Plus, international retirements and refusals and football grounds built into mountains. Looking for episodes the missing episodes? They were exclusively for WSC Supporters' Club members, and they were distinctly half-decent. Find out how to join the club and get behind the magazine at patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes

    • 44 min
    Episode 20 - Groups of Death and ballooning with Duncan Ferguson

    Episode 20 - Groups of Death and ballooning with Duncan Ferguson

    Amid cock-a-hoop chatter of midtable obscurity, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk temperature checks at the turnstiles and Groups of Death. A conversation about footballers’ more famous relatives ends in Shoestring and Terry Savalas as centre-halves, and a Greek-American Tony Mowbray. Record Breakers takes us to Belgrade, Turin and Peterborough. Plus, Richard Hay from Aberdeen podcast Here We Go! joins Dan to talk all things Dons. Expect ballooning with Duncan Ferguson, the Beatnik of the goal and Romeo Challenger. Looking for episodes 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19? They were exclusively for WSC Supporters' Club members, and they were distinctly half-decent. Find out how to join the club and get behind the magazine at patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes

    • 42 min
    Episode 18 - Losing streaks and the Rosses of Ross County

    Episode 18 - Losing streaks and the Rosses of Ross County

    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 podcast The Nii Lamptey Show joins Dan to talk all things Coventry City. Looking for episodes 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15 and 17? They were exclusively for WSC Supporters' Club members, and they were distinctly half-decent. Find out how to join the club and get behind the magazine at patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes

    • 47 min
    Bonus episode: When Saturday Comes at 400 (part 2)

    Bonus episode: When Saturday Comes at 400 (part 2)

    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.

    • 57 min

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