THE PARADISE PAPERS

HAVING viewed Mark Daly’s sensationalised would-be “public interest” documentary a few times now, I have to say that, on the face of it, our largest shareholder, Dermot Desmond and his ops don’t exactly come up smelling of roses (albeit his alleged transgression is very small beer, indeed, viewed against the overall backdrop of dodgy dealing,…

“WALFRID’S BOON”

ON the 130th Anniversary of the founding of Celtic Football Club and hard upon the breaking of our own hundred-year-old British domestic run of unbeaten games, we are proud to present our verse tribute to the club that was founded to relieve the social deprivation then rife in the East End of Glasgow. To quote…

IS IT REALLY ONLY CELTIC, MR REGAN?

STEWART REGAN is today claiming that only Celtic are concerned enough about Scottish football governance issues over the past six years to want an official independent review of those issues, which are now well, truly and … latterly … publicly documented. If that is true, the inescapable conclusion is that all those other clubs that…

ASTANA STUNNER

PHEW! What was THAT all about? Seemingly cruising into the Champions League group stages, effectively 6-1 up ( … with an away goal in hand … ) halfway through the ‘second half’ of the tie, early slackness after the break in Kazakhstan yesterday evening threatened to bring the whole thing crashing around our ears in…

DAYS OF THUNDER … A WHIMSICAL WALK THROUGH “HOOPSTORY”

A HEADLINE, “Days of Thunder”, caught my eye somewhere recently. I can’t recall, now, what it was all about; but it triggered an idea in my mind – thoughts of days down the decades when seminal events in Celtic history occurred. The #TIMVERSE that follows is the product of that moment of …  … well,…

THE INVINCIBLES

AS the dust settles on a phenomenal season, we take lyrical stock of what Brendan Rodgers achieved in his inaugural campaign in Scottish football. The first Scottish club in well over a century to navigate an entire domestic season undefeated (and the only one to have done so twice), Rodgers’ Celtic completed a “Treble” that…

“IN THE HEAT OF LISBON 2”

CELTIC QUICK NEWS (CQN) published a two-part tribute book, “IN THE HEAT OF LISBON”, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Celtic’s fabled European Cup win of 1967. Part 1 comprised of the re-published 1992 classic, “A Season in the Sun”, with Part 2 featuring a fan’s perspective, “The Fans Came In Their Thousands”, by Lisbon…

CQN GALA LISBON TRIBUTE EVENT

CELTIC QUICK NEWS (CQN) have arranged a fantastic Lisbon Lions ‘Thank You’ Fundraiser Event to take place in the Greenock Celtic Supporters Club on Friday 26th May. The TICKET-ONLY event starts at 7pm and runs through to 1am It is guaranteed to be a wonderful night of Lisbon nostalgia and commemoration. Don’t miss it! Tickets…