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

  • Issue Five – Lars Siversten speaking to Claus Lundekvam about his post-retirement drink and drug addiction, and Simon Kuper musing on post-nationalism in international football.
  • Issue Six – Brendan Rodgers outlining his footballing philosophy to Philippe Auclair, and Tim Vickery exploring the myth of the Brazilian jogo bonito.
  • Issue Seven – Carl Worswick looking at El Dorado and the genesis of the professional game in Colombia, and Paolo Bandini interviewing former Spurs keeper turned banker Espen Baardsen.
  • Issue Eight – Philippe Auclair in conversation wtih the doyen of football writing, Brian Glanville, and Roy Henderson on Max Weber and José Mourinho’s ‘Cult of Personality’.

Second Year Collection


All four hard copy issues from The Blizzard’s second year (Issues Five to Eight inclusive) in one bundle.