The Blizzard - The Football Quarterly

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The Blizzard is a quarterly football publication, put together by a cooperative of journalists and authors, its main aim to provide a platform for top- EPUBclass 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. The Blizzard - The Football Quarterly EPUB EBook

Issue Eight contains 21 articles in 10 different sections:
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Cyprus
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* The Wrong Side of the Border, by Jacob Steinberg—After decades of stalemate, Northern Cypriot football may be about to come in from the cold
* The Hangover of War, by Cyrus Philbrick—Almost four decades after the Turkish invasion, the shadow of conflict hangs over the Nicosia derby
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Interview
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* Sepp Blatter, by Philippe Auclair—The president of fifa admits he may stand for re-election in 2015 and reveals his concerns over the Qatar World Cup
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Theory
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* Mourinho's Cult of Personality, by Roy Henderson—How the Real Madrid manager's charismatic authority fosters loyalty
* The Lawnmower and the Teapot, by Iain Macintosh—Barry Fry discusses how to motivate players and how the world of management has changed
* The Bicycle Thief, by Lars Sivertsen—Zlatan Ibrahimovic has always been an individual—it's how he fits in
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Fans
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* But You Can't Change..., by Mike Calvin—How a Watford supporter ended up being converted into a Millwall fan
* In the Shadow of the Goldfish, by Gary Hartley—Having lived the dream, Leeds have slowly drifted into a protracted doze
* Paying the Price, by Craig Anderson—Rangers' administration and relegation were about far more than a club that couldn't pay its debts
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In Appreciation of...
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* Franco Baresi, by Sheridan Bird—How the great libero staged a remarkable recovery from a knee injury to play in the 1994 World Cup final
* Brian Glanville, by Philippe Auclair—The doyen of English football writing discusses the forefathers of modern sports journalism
* Ireland's Pioneers, by David Owen—This year marks the centenary of Ireland's first victory over England
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Africa
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* Eat Them Like Bread, by Jonathan Wilson—Nigeria ended their 19-year wait for a third Cup of Nations but a familiar sense of chaos remains
* After the Circus, by Luke Alfred—What was the legacy of the World Cup for South Africa
* The Great Administrator, by Tom Dunmore—How Ydnekatchew Tessema led the fight to have African football taken seriously
* Bamako Twilight, by Stuart Roy Clarke—Away from the war, football goes on in the Malian capital
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Polemics
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* In Praise of Football, by Alex Keble—For all the commercialisation and scandal, football remains the purest and most demotic of cultural modes
* Financial Fair Play?, by Steve Menary—How Champions League revenues can devastate competition in Europe's smaller leagues
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Fiction
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* The Limping God, part 3, by David Ashton—His football career ended by injury, John Brodie's life is going nowhere until he is sucked into the world of crime
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Greatest Games
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* Boca Juniors 2 Real Madrid 1, by Rupert Fryer—Toyota Intercontinental Cup final, National Stadium, Tokyo, 28 November 2000
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Eight Bells
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