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!

For more stories from the annals of football history, visit www.theblizzard.co.uk to explore their archives that contain over 700 articles of stories just like this one!

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