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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: 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
 
 

Greatest Games: Liverpool 2 Everton 0, 1987


Dion Fanning joins Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller for this week’s episode of Greatest Games to remember a First Division meeting between the two Merseyside rivals. Last season's champions v the would-be champions of the 1987-88 season.

About the panel:

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


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 2021-07-13  55m
 
 

Greatest Games: Sampdoria 0 Barcelona 1, 1992


Tim Vickery joins Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller for this week’s episode of Greatest Games to relive the 1992 European Cup final at Wembley.

About the panel:

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


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 2021-07-06  52m
 
 

Greatest Games: Italy 0 Netherlands 0, 2000


On this week’s Greatest Games, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by Brian Oliver to discuss the Euro 2000 semi-final between Italy and the Netherlands.

Both nations had gotten the group stages and a quarter-final with little to worry about up to this fixture. The co-host, Netherlands, were spurred on by a 34th minute Gianluca Zambrotta red card and seemed destined to advance to the final of their own tournament...


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 2021-06-29  42m
 
 

Greatest Games: Netherlands 1 Russia 3 (aet), 2008


Michael Yokhin is our guest on this week's Greatest Games, joining Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller to discuss the 2008 European Championship quarter-final between Russia and the Netherlands.

The Netherlands blitzed through their group with convincing wins over Italy, France and Romania – leading many to think that perhaps Marco van Basten had returned total football to the Dutch national side...


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 2021-06-22  48m
 
 

Greatest Games: HJK Helsinki 3 Athletic 3, 2012


On this week’s Greatest Games, Jonathan and Marcus are joined by Eero Laurila to discuss what it’s like to spy on Marcelo Bielsa and the state of football in Finland via the 2012 Europa League qualifier between HJK Helsinki and Athletic.   At the time Athletic were led by the influential Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa, whilst their hosts had former Finland national team manager Antti Muurinen in charge...


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 2021-06-15  38m
 
 

Greatest Games: Peñarol 1 América de Cali 0, 1987


On Greatest Games this week, Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller are joined by David Diaz Bejarano to discuss the 1987 Copa Libertadores final decider between Penarol and America de Cali.   America de Cali were heading into the tie having already lost the 1985 and 1986 Libertadores final and hoped to break a long-standing curse on the Colombian club. Penarol, managed by Oscar Tabarez, were already giants of South American football and aiming for their fifth Libertadores triumph...


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 2021-06-08  44m