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

  • Issue Thirty Seven – Osasu Obayiuwana on how Sepp Blatter is trying to clear his name, Jo Harman on the time third-division Crystal Palace pushed Real Madrid and Puskás to the limit and Tim Walters on football’s relationship with climate change.
  • Issue Thirty Eight – Ben Jacobs on the murky world of the pirate television station BeoutQ, Thathe Msimango on Steven Pienaar’s journey from a violent part of Johannesburg to the Premier League and Sergio Levinsky on Carlos Tevez’s return from China to Boca Juniors
  • Issue Thirty Nine – An analysis of some of football’s boldest talents such as Roberto Firmino and Leônidas; instances when football and politics intersected in the UK, Argentina, Georgia and Qatar; tragedy and surprise in the midlands.
  • Issue Forty – How the COVID-19 pandemic changed football, a look at a selection of infamous footballing individuals and an investigation of the Afghanistan women’s national team and their fight for justice.

Tenth Year Collection


All four hard copy issues from The Blizzard’s tenth year (Issues Thirty Seven to Forty inclusive) in one bundle.