Christmas Ideas From The Blizzard

Believe it or not, Christmas is around the corner. We’ve got quite the collection of football literature and merchandise that’ll make great gifts here at The Blizzard.

The Blizzard is a football quarterly for people who think about the game more than everyone else, in publication since 2011. Every release is committed to offering solace in eclectic, ambitious and innovative football storytelling, crafted by freelancing writers and photographers from around the world.

So this Christmas, consider one of the many gift ideas we’ve got to offer…

Gift our latest edition – Issue Thirty Nine (preorder from 10 November).

Get them up and running, from just £20 a year, with a subscription.

Gift four issues for the price of three with our Bundles.

We’ve assembled a collection of some of our favourite essays, articles and interviews from our first five years and simply named it, The Best of the First Five Years.

Trace the lost history of one of football's most influential early heroes – Ernő Egri Erbstein, with one of the last few copies available of Erbstein: football's forgotten pioneer.

Explore a radical faux-philosophical hypothesis that humans evolved bipedalism (walking on two legs) for the purpose of playing football in Man The Footballer: Homo Passiens

Gift our exclusive range of merchandise – including prints, tote bags and mugs – featuring artwork from Man The Footballer: Homo Passienshere.


For information detailing order deadlines for guaranteed Christmas deliveries across the world, including those which have passed head here.

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