The Blizzard: Bologna 2-0 Inter, 1964


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We’re looking back at one of the most infamous seasons in Serie A history on today’s episode of Greatest Games, in association with The Blizzard. Writer and musician Dan Carney joins us to discuss the 1964 title-deciding playoff between Inter and Bologna!

Nobody would have expected Bologna to be challenging for the Serie A title at the start of the 1963/64 season, since their previous title came in 1941, while Helenio Herrera’s famous Grande Inter side was among the favourites. What followed was an era-defining Serie A title race, featuring drug scandals and points deductions, that ended in Inter and Bologna finishing on the same points. There was only one thing for it: a championship tie-breaker at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico!

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