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

  • Issue Thirty Three – James Montague on Qatar’s Asian Cup win and their development off the pitch, Roger Domeneghetti on the England team that travelled to Mexico for an unofficial World Cup in 1971 and Paul Brown on the Wales centre-forward that stole a pair of hens.
  • Issue Thirty Four – Ewan MacKenna on how Bolsonaro hijacked Brazil’s Copa América triumph, Nick Ames and Jonathan Wilson on Algeria at the Cup of Nations and Scott Oliver on what makes a club.
  • Issue Thirty Five – Gary Hartley on how Leeds United fans fought back against the far-right, Andrew Downie on Pele’s 1000th goal and Jon Spurling on how Herbert Chapman’s Arsenal finally came together.
  • Issue Thirty Six – Rob Bagchi on how Bielsa’s honesty re-energised Leeds United, Rayco González on why Simeone’s philosophy has ramifications beyond football, and Asker Hedegaard Boye on how last season’s Europa League final summed up the modern game.

Ninth Year Collection


All four hard copy issues from The Blizzard’s ninth year (Issues Thirty Three to Thirty Six inclusive) in one bundle.