“Beyond the touchline, there is nothing.” With respect to Jacques Derrida, we disagree.
Beyond the Touchline is a football podcast that’s not actually about football. Every episode, David Hartrick, Seb Patrick and Denis Hurley will look at a different aspect of football culture – the movies, TV, books, comics, games, toys and other paraphernalia and ephemera that tell the stories of the game we love.
For the first (but certainly not the last) time, the Beyond the Touchline team of Denis, Dave and Seb turn their eyes to football comics. But we’re putting the obvious on hold just for now – we’ll get to Roy of the Rovers eventually. For now, we’re exploring our favourite football comic strips that don’t star a member of the Race family. So join us as we take a trip through a select ten of the best – from Goalkeeper to Goalmouth, Hamish & Mouse to Jack & Jimmy, the Hard Man to the Playmaker, and a lot more besides!