134 episodes

The Blizzard is a quarterly football publication put together by a cooperative of journalists and authors. These podcasts feature some of the best articles from our back catalogue, and recordings of live Q&A events we hold with our writers around the UK.

Our main aim is to provide a platform for top-class writers from across the globe to enjoy the space and the freedom to write what they like about the football stories that matter to them.

For more details - www.theblizzard.co.uk

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The Blizzard is a quarterly football publication put together by a cooperative of journalists and authors. These podcasts feature some of the best articles from our back catalogue, and recordings of live Q&A events we hold with our writers around the UK.

Our main aim is to provide a platform for top-class writers from across the globe to enjoy the space and the freedom to write what they like about the football stories that matter to them.

For more details - www.theblizzard.co.uk

    Leeds United v the National Front

    Leeds United v the National Front

    How fans fought back against the rise of the far right on the Elland Road terraces.

    In Episode One Hundred and Twenty Four, we take a look at “Leeds United v the National Front” by Gary Hartley, published in Issue 35, in December 2019.

    You can order Issue 35, our latest edition, here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/shop/product/i…ue-thirty-five

    And access our entire archives here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/articles

    • 17 min
    Ever Get the Feeling You've Been Cheated?

    Ever Get the Feeling You've Been Cheated?

    Globalisation, the Third Way, the Premier League and the Brexit backlash against the elites.

    In Episode One Hundred and Twenty Three, we take a look at “Ever Get the Feeling You've Been Cheated?” by Anthony Clavane, published in Issue 28, in March 2018.

    You can order our latest edition, Issue 35, here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/shop/product/i…ue-thirty-five

    And access our entire archives here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/articles

    • 15 min
    The Yoshida Defence

    The Yoshida Defence

    Why a certain level of cynical fouling is essential for football's balance.

    In Episode One Hundred and Twenty Two, we take a look at “The Yoshida Defence” by Mark Thompson, published in Issue 28, in March 2018.

    You can order our latest edition, Issue 35, here: https://www.theblizzard.co.uk/shop/product/issue-thirty-five

    And access our entire archives here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/articles

    • 8 min
    The Dribbler

    The Dribbler

    Adama Traoré dribbles more than almost anybody else in the world. But what is he actually good for?

    In Episode One Hundred and Twenty One, we take a look at “The Dribber” by Sam France, published in our latest issue, Issue 34, in September 2019.

    You can order Issue 34 here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/shop/product/i…e-thirty-four

    And access our entire archives here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/articles

    • 10 min
    Royal Dissent

    Royal Dissent

    What Reading's attempts at a club song tell us about the hollowness of modern football.

    In Episode One Hundred and Twenty, we take a look at "Royal Dissent" by Edward Sugden, published in our latest issue, Issue 34, in September 2019.

    You can order Issue 34 here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/shop/product/i…e-thirty-four

    And access our entire archives here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/articles

    • 15 min
    Mediocrity and the Beast

    Mediocrity and the Beast

    Brazil won the Copa América but their triumph was hijacked by Jair Bolsonaro.

    In Episode One Hundred and Nineteen, we take an early look at "Mediocrity and the Beast" by Ewan MacKenna, to be published in Issue 34, in September 2019.

    You can preorder Issue 34 here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/shop/product/i…e-thirty-four

    And access our entire archives here: www.theblizzard.co.uk/articles

    • 19 min

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