“The Glory of the Green” (Part One)


As an antidote to all the narcotic bilge we’re being forced to endure while the pygmies of Scottish football administration continue their grovelling attempts to smuggle the would-be successors to the lately-departed “Indecorum FC” into mainstream league membership, we begin a series that spotlights some of Celtic’s glorious history.

Based on the book, “The Glory of the Green”, compiled and written a few years back by the undersigned and featuring some of its illustrative photography, we hope this mini-series will help elevate our thoughts to higher things and focus us on our mutual good fortune as inheritors and trustees of the incomparable Celtic tradition.

We begin with the spectacular Glasgow Exhibition Cup of 1901 & 1902:



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