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When Saturday Comes

Half-decent football chatter from When Saturday Comes magazine.

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E35 - Yo-yo clubs and jury service with Kenny Burns

Taking a break from pondering when their Crème Eggs are going to hatch, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss Yo-yo Clubs from Dunfermline to Limassol, via the unstable world of Luxembourgian football and paternoster lifts. There is a glimpse between the pages of WSC magazine issue 409, including brick buying with John McGinlay and jury service with Kenny Burns. Record Breakers visits Vienna, Bergen and Teesside, and Dan is joined by Natalie Bromley from the No Nay Never podcast to talk all things Burnley. 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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

55mins

12 Apr 2021

Rank #1

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E33 - Law of Akinbiyi and Iain Dowie's Brazilian ball skills

Fuelled by Lady Gaga Oreos and official Swansea City turmeric, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray talk miscarriages of justice from Trinidad versus Haiti to Graham Poll’s accent confusion. There is a delve into the pages of issue 408 of WSC magazine, including dreams’ involving footballers, the Law of Akinbiyi, newts at Bootham Crescent, commentators’ notes and Iain Dowie: plasticine genius. Record Breakers takes us to Montbéliard, Santiago and Bristol, and Caz May from Gas Cast talks to Dan about all things Bristol Rovers. 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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

50mins

15 Mar 2021

Rank #2

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E31 - Button football, pitch alterations and stadium views

Giddy on Walnut Whips and engrossed in button football, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss British managers in Asia from Dave Booth’s moisturising routine to Don Revie’s Keith Harris puppet misery. There is talk of altered pitches, the goalkeeper who stole a child’s pen and distracting views from grounds, and a look between the pages of WSC magazine issue 407. Record Breakers takes us to Sao Paulo, Kuwait and Wrexham, and Matt Hibbert from the This is Tranmere podcast chats to Dan about all things Rovers.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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

59mins

15 Feb 2021

Rank #3

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E29 - Player-managers, shipwrecked squads and tea lady aggro

Energised by thoughts of Fray Bentos pies and corned beef, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss player managers from Howard Kendall to Edgar Davids via tea lady aggro. Tributes to Colin Bell lead to a discussion of famous player combinations including Hibs’ Famous Five, The Blonde Arrow and The Galloping Major, and a £50,000 forward line shipwrecked off the coast of Spain. There is a delve inside the pages of issue 406 of WSC magazine, Record Breakers takes us to Wuppertal, Lokeren and Rome, and Dan is joined by Beesotted co-editor Billy Grant to talk all things Brentford. 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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

58mins

18 Jan 2021

Rank #4

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E27 - Early foreign players and the Boothferry Park sausage cart

Jubilant to have discovered a supplier of Fry’s Raspberry Creams, magazine editor Andy Lyons, writer Harry Pearson and host Daniel Gray discuss early foreign players in the British game from Tewfik Abdullah to Zoltán Varga via a Boothferry Park sausage cart, Arthur Lightening’s booze theft and a professional dart blower. Plus, Joe Frail’s spotted hanky, double Garry Thomson hat-tricks and a chat about all things Sunderland with Gavin Henderson from the Roker Report podcast and website. And Record Breakers takes us to Vienna, Paris and Ashington.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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

54mins

7 Dec 2020

Rank #5

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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 Rickie 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.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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

51mins

10 Nov 2020

Rank #6

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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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

49mins

12 Oct 2020

Rank #7

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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 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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

44mins

14 Sep 2020

Rank #8

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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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

42mins

31 Aug 2020

Rank #9

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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/whensaturdaycomesSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/whensaturdaycomes)

47mins

5 Aug 2020

Rank #10