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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 23m. Bisher sind 238 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 23 hours 57 minutes

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Greatest Games: Celtic 2 Leeds United 1, 1970


On this week's Greatest Games, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by Rob Bagchi to discuss the 1970 European Cup semi-final between Celtic and Leeds United.

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


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   42m
 
 

Greatest Games: Spain 0 Northern Ireland 1, 1982


On this week's Greatest Games, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by Michael Taylor to discuss Northern Ireland's win over Spain at the 1982 World Cup.

A win or a 2-2 draw is what Northern Ireland needed if they were to progress through to the second round of the tournament. However, they had never beaten Spain in their history and the tournament hosts has qualification aspirations of their own...


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   42m
 
 

Greatest Games: Estonia 2 Russia 1, 2002


On this week's Greatest Games, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by Aet Süvari to discuss Estonia's win over Russia in 2002.

Jonathan Wilson founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine. He’s contributed to numerous publications including the Guardian and Sports Illustrated as well as having authored Behind the Curtain, Inverting the Pyramid, The Outsider, Angels with Dirty Faces and most recently The Names Heard Long Ago, among others...


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Greatest Games: Aston Villa 10 Burnley 0, 1925


David Owen joins Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller to discuss the immediate ramifications that the 1925 offside rule change had on English football.

Villa were keen to impress their fans after a disappointing 1924-25 campaign, and the squad selection had its doubters.

But this thumping of Burnley would quell those fears and prove football administrators right who had hoped to bring some much-needed entertainment back to the game following a cagey footballing era post-WW1...


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   45m
 
 

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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 2021-09-21  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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 2021-09-14  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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 2021-09-07  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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 2021-08-31  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