The Blizzard

The Blizzard is dedicated to sharing football stories you won't find anywhere else. Hear fascinating tales from behind the matches which changed the course of footballing history with Jonathan Wilson, Marcus Speller and a special guest every week on 'Greatest Games'. Exclusively available on The Blizzard's podcast feed.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 234 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 21 hours 5 minutes

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Greatest Games: Oldham Athletic 3 Arsenal 1, 1989


On today's Greatest Games, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by Mike Keegan to remember a classic League Cup upset.

Joe Royle and Oldham Athletic's 'pinch-me season' saw the side reach the FA Cup Semi-Finals for only the 2nd time in their history, and the Final of the League Cup –  the club's first-ever appearance at Wembley. When Arsenal, the First Division champions, rocked up to Boundary Park they hadn't a clue what was about to hit them...


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   40m
 
 

Greatest Games: Koln 0 Nottm Forest 1, 1979


On this week's episode of Greatest Games, Nick Miller joins Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller to discuss the second leg of the 1978-79 European Cup semi-final between Koln and Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest.

About the panel:

Jonathan Wilson founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine...


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   49m
 
 

Greatest Games: Italy 3 West Germany 1, 1982


On this week's episode of Greatest Games, Matthew Lorenzo joins Jonathan and Marcus to discuss the 1982 World Cup final.

About the panel:

Jonathan Wilson founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine...


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   43m
 
 

Greatest Games: Spurs 2 Manchester United 1, 2017


On this week's episode of Greatest Games, Jack Pitt-Brooke joins Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller to discuss the final home game to be played at the old White Hart Lane.

As another high-flying season for Pochettino's Spurs began to wrap up, a performance that epitomised the Argentine manager's reign over the club spoiled the fans on an emotional day in North London...


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   51m
 
 

Greatest Games: Real Madrid 1 Atletico Madrid 2, 2013


This week we're celebrating 100 episodes of our weekly podcast, Greatest Games! To celebrate, we've got back the guest from our very first episode, Ian Hawkey.

This time, Ian's picked the 2013 Copa del Rey final at the Bernabeu which provided Diego Simeone with silverware to cap off his first full season as manager of Atletico Madrid.

About the panel:

Jonathan Wilson founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine...


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 2021-08-24  53m
 
 

Greatest Games: Crystal Palace 3 Manchester United 3, 1990


This week on Greatest Games, John Brewin joins Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller to remember the 1990 FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United.

The Eagles and the Red Devils had only managed to finish 15th and 13th respectively in the First Division, but after being on the right side of a pair of memorable semi-finals, both sides would provide the Wembley crowd with an FA Cup final classic...


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 2021-08-17  55m
 
 

Greatest Games: Barcelona 3 Manchester United 1, 2011


On this week's episode of Greatest Games, Simon Kuper joins Jonathan and Marcus to look back on the 2011 Champions League final between Barcelona and Manchester United. 

Over the decade preceding this final, Barcelona's fabled academy La Masia was quietly assembling the greatest generation of footballing talent to be produced at one time by a single club...


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 2021-08-10  44m
 
 

Greatest Games: France 0 Senegal 1, 2002


Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller discuss Senegal's famous win over France at the 2002 World Cup on this week's episode of Greatest Games alongside James Copnall.

About the panel:


Jonathan Wilson founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine...


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 2021-08-03  41m
 
 

Greatest Games: Újpest Dózsa 2 Newcastle United 3, 1969


On this week's episode of Greatest Games, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by Matthew Watson-Broughton to discuss the 1969 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup final second-leg between Újpesti Dózsa and Newcastle United. 
About the panel:


Jonathan Wilson founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine...


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 2021-07-27  59m
 
 

Greatest Games: Nigeria 4 Brazil 3, 1996


On this week's episode of Greatest Games, Colin Udoh has chosen to discuss Nigeria's 1996 Olympic Games semi-final win over Brazil with Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller.  

For Brazil, Olympic gold continued to elude them, hence the strength of the squad they boasted for this tournament – Dida, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo and Juninho all started this match, Rivaldo would come off the bench. It wouldn't be until they hosted the Olympics in 2016 when they finally won their first Men's final...


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 2021-07-20  50m