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

  • Issue Nine – Igor Rabiner speaks to the widow of the great Lev Yashin, and Anthony Clavane examines Leeds, ‘the North’ and the contradictory narrative of Northern Realism.
  • Issue Ten – Andy Brassell in conversation with Galatasaray (and now Turkey) boss Fatih Terim, and Miguel Delaney on the birth of catenaccio in Greatest Games, Milan v Benfica in the 1963 European Cup final.
  • Issue Eleven – Uli Hesse on the tactical revolution that transformed the German game, and James Montague looking back at Ah Ahly’s Champions League success in the wake of the Port Said disaster.
  • Issue Twelve – Rob Smyth’s Greatest Games feature on England v West Germany at Italia 90, and Graham Hunter’s examination of how Vicente del Bosque overcame rejection to lead Spain to glory.

Third Year Collection


All four hard copy issues from The Blizzard’s third year (Issues Nine to Twelve inclusive) in one bundle.