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EPL Talk Podcast: Andy Lyons, When Saturday Comes

Andy Lyons interview about When Saturday Comes

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Andy Lyons, co-founder of leading fanzine When Saturday Comes joins host Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss the following topics

– a detailed look at the history of the magazine
– the circumstances around its beginnings
– The impact of 1980s fan movements on football
– The impact of 1980s Thatcherite politics on football
–  How the 1990 World Cup success for Sir Bobby Robson’s England team brought new fans to the game
– The formation of the Premier League and how it affected the magazine and supporters
–  Content and columnists in When Saturday Comes
– The football magazine industry currently, and the push for more online content.

Much much more!

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6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. When Saturday Comes

    September 28, 2010 at 9:47 am

    Hi,

    Thanks for the nice comments about WSC. With regard to price/availability in the US, we do now do a digital subscription which costs £19.50 wherever you are in the world. Details (and free trial issue) available here:
    http://www.wsc.co.uk/content/view/4993/29/

    Cheers,

    When Saturday Comes

  2. Gaz

    September 24, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Subscription is the US is 44 quid, I believe. That’s like $70.

    I’ve only heard great things about the magazine but I’m sure that that cost is putting off a lot of US interest – though I’ve seriously considered it too.

    Also, I see Four-Four-Two in the book stores around me (even an issue of that crap, Match) but I’ve never, ever seen an issue of WSC. Wonder if it’s just my area of if they just don’t have the wide distribution of other magazines.

    • The Gaffer

      September 24, 2009 at 9:08 am

      You can sometimes find the magazine at Barnes & Noble in the States.

      After listening to the podcast this morning, it makes me want to go to the bookstores this weekend to see if I can find a copy to buy. Definitely highly recommended reading.

      Cheers,
      The Gaffer

  3. KC

    September 23, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    Devoted WSC reader. The cost of subscription in The States is prohibitive. I have often debated subscribing nonetheless. Less flashier and substantially meatier than four four two, or so I believe.
    If you had fielded questions before the podcast , I would have requested a query on the topic. Maybe partner with EPL Talk to sell their UK merchandise(books, mags, tees, et al) in The States; since a large part of the cost involves shipping that can be addressed with a franchise located in US. I am sure that enough people would be enthused if The Gaffer and Karthik highlight their witty and insightful writing/products.

    • The Gaffer

      September 24, 2009 at 9:07 am

      KC, good idea. Let me check with WSC to see if something is possible. Thanks for the suggestion.

      Cheers,
      The Gaffer

  4. The Gaffer

    September 23, 2009 at 12:40 pm

    By the way, thanks to FSC’s Bobby McMahon for making the suggestion that we should interview Andy Lyons. Excellent choice.

    Cheers,
    The Gaffer

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Andy Lyons, co-founder of leading fanzie When Saturday Comes joins host Kartik Krishnaiyer to discuss the following topics

– a detailed look at the history of the magazine
– the circumstances around its beginnings
– The impact of 1980s fan movements on football
– The impact of 1980s Thatcherite politics on football
– How the 1990 World Cup success for Sir Bobby Robson’s England team brought new fans to the game
– The formation of the Premier League and how it affected the magazine and supporters
– Content and columnists in When Saturday Comes
– The football magazine industry currently, and the push for more online content.

Much much more!

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Many Sports & ESPN Originals
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  • Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
2,000+ soccer games per year
  • Price: $4.99/mo
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