Maddison signs new contract & how Daniel Levy operates
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The Athletic's David Ornstein details Leicester City star James Maddison’s new contract with Foxes writer Rob Tanner.As the transfer window opens, Jack Pitt- Brooke tells David what makes Spurs chairman Daniel Levy one of the most feared and respected negotiators in the game. He is also joined by Laurie Whitwell to  look at Manchester United’s transfer operation led by Ed Woodward.

And David examines the ever increasing value of players stats  & data in the game with The Athletic's football analytics writer Tom Worville.

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The Blizzard
The Blizzard
The Blizzard
Greatest Games: Yugoslavia 0 Argentina 0*, 1990
In this week’s Greatest Games, Saša Ibrulj takes Jonathan Wilson and Marcus Speller back to Florence in 1990 for Yugoslavia and Argentina’s World Cup quarter-final.   With social instability in the backdrop of this fixture for both nations, the potential ramifications of this fixture could have extended far beyond football. Reigning champions, Argentina, hoped to reach another semi-final whilst Yugoslavia’s talented side looked to establish themselves as genuine tournament contenders for the new decade.    About the panel: Jonathan Wilson ( founded The Blizzard in 2011 and is editor of the magazine. He’s contributed to a number of 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.    Marcus Speller ( is a host of the Football Ramble podcast as well as Answerable Questions with Questionable Answers. Marcus also regularly hosts our live Q&A events across the country alongside Jonathan.   Saša Ibrulj ( is a football writer, a columnist for TeleSport, a contributor to the Guardian, World Soccer, ESPN and many others. Subscribe to our quarterly magazine:  Twitter:  Facebook:  Instagram:
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