I have been reading issue one of the Blizzard since the weekend on my laptop on a PDF and on my phone via the Kindle app and I have really enjoyed it.
The highlights for me in issue one are David Winner talking with Dennis Bergkamp about his greatest goals and how the non-flying Dutchman saw the pitch during a game. This article is absolutely fantastic in dissecting Bergkamp's goals for Arsenal and Holland. Rather than stripping these goals of their mystique the article reinforces the beauty of football, from the vision to try a particular pass or the skill in stopping the football dead while in mid-air.
Another great piece in Issue One is David Farrar's article on Denmark's 1992 European Championship story. I loved that this piece looked at how the Danish players felt for their Yugoslavia counterparts, something that is often overlooked in the fairytale story of the Denmark triumph in 1992. Farrar does a nice job in giving a more nuanced and interesting image of the Danish squad in 1992 rather than the usual 'coming off the beach to win' image.
So, plenty of good reading material and a nifty range in Blizzard T shirts. The above t shirt design looks very smart and I love the mascot of the magazine.
And any t shirt that features the phrases 'zonal defence' and 'man-to-man marking' never be a bad thing!
Many thanks to the folks over at the Blizzard for permission to use the images of the t shirts.