TODAY, we present a preview of a fascinating NEW book by Jim Craig, Celtic’s right-back on that breathtaking day in 1967 when, in Lisbon, Portugal, Jock Stein’s Celtic stunned the football world by becoming the first Scottish, British, North-European and non-Latin club to win what was then known in the English-speaking world simply as – The European Cup – often affectionately referred to as, “The Big Cup”.
Jim’s powerful, forthright and insightful writing style, allied to his unsurpassed inside knowledge of everything to do with that unforgettable … and unrepeatable … season of 1966/67 (in which Celtic won every competition they entered) makes this a book simply NOT TO BE MISSED.
Right Back To 67 THE LISBON LION DIARY will be published soon by CQN Books (Celtic Quick News). Watch out for details at http://www.celticquicknews.co.uk/ – and for the chance to be one of the first to get your hands on Jim’s book, which aims to be the last word on that magical season, place an order at http://www.cqnbookstore.co.uk as soon as possible.
Right Back To 67 THE LISBON LION DIARY is the players’ story, from right inside the Lisbon Lions’ dressing room. Brilliantly written and narrated by one of Celtic’s immortals, it has been a labour of love for Jim Craig, who remains a tremendous ambassador for our club, 50 years on from the day Celtic became Champions of Europe.
It is a remarkable close-up account of Celtic in its most memorable year, leading up to its finest hour to date.
Right Back To 67 THE LISBON LION DIARY will take you on a wonderful, magical journey in the enthralling company of a Lisbon Lion, back to those heady days of unparalleled success for Celtic Football Club.
Jim’s new book is a MUST for the collection of anyone who loves football – but particularly Celtic fans, of course!