Some of the many, many highlights from the eleventh year include:

  • Issue Forty One – Aleks Eror on Aleksandar Vučić and the uneasy relationship between football and politics in Serbia, Bill Hern and David Gleave on the story of Willie Clarke, the first black goalscorer in the Football League and Michael Wagg takes a look at how a scoreboard operator and his visual tricks embody the spirit of Stahl Brandenburg.
  • Issue Forty Two – Jonathan Wilson on Euro 2020, a tournament that celebrated a return to normality, Nicola Ferrero on the creation and destruction of Torino’s five-time title winners and Ben Welch looks at how players are shaped by the environment in which they grow up.
  • Issue Forty Three – Daniel Rey on why Newcastle’s takeover is no cause for celebration, Karan Tejwani on how Jesse Marsch has battled scepticism to lead the way for US coaches in Europe and Tom Nicholson looks at the origins and significance of the captain’s armband.
  • Issue Forty Four – Njie Enow on the inspirational life, tragic death and legacy of Marc-Vivian Foé, Jo Araf on the village that provided the basis for the first China national side and Cameron Ponsonby looks at why there is a lack of specialist punditry for goalkeeping.

Eleventh Year Collection


All four hard copy issues from The Blizzard’s eleventh year (Issues Forty One to Forty Four) in one bundle. If you purchase the digital version, the downloads will be available via your user account.