“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…

A Totally Unbiased, Impartial Cup Semi Assessment

OKAY … so the title’s not exactly 100% accurate; but any genuinely impartial observer / commentator would undoubtedly agree with most, if not all, of what follows: Celtic totally annihilated Sevco “Rangers” at Hampden yesterday. Any vestige of comparison between the two clubs evaporated in the space of those 90+ minutes. Andy Halliday should’ve been…

CQN LISBON BOOK/T-SHIRT OFFER ENDS ON TUESDAY!

CQN (Celtic Quick News) is currently offering its Lisbon 50th Anniversary CHARITY Book & T-Shirt Package at the combined price of £19.67 … which represents a SAVING OF OVER TEN POUNDS. The above package is a strictly pre-publication offer. The book, “IN THE HEAT OF LISBON” and the iconic ‘JOCK STEIN’ T-SHIRT,  a stylish modern replica of the…

“IN THE HEAT OF LISBON”

CELTIC QUICK NEWS (CQN), has announced a spectacular *Special Package* to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Celtic’s ‘landmark’ European Cup win in Lisbon on 25th May 1967. The package consists of a “Double/Double”combination of a new book, “IN THE HEAT OF LISBON” and a reproduction of the iconic handwritten ‘Jock Stein’ T-Shirt first spotted on a…

“Gallus Tam” … The Showman ‘Lion’

TOMMY GEMMELL’S death on Thursday 2nd March 2017 further depleted the ranks of the mighty Celtic squad that swept all before it in Season 1966/67 en route to football immortality in Lisbon on 25th May 1967. But nothing can diminish the glorious memory of one of the game’s most swashbuckling characters – arguably the finest…

Billy “Caesar … sorry, Cesar” McNeill – A Man For All Seasons

WELL, not sorry at all, actually – albeit ‘Cesar’ is historically correct, it seems to me altogether more appropriate to align the Lisbon Lions figurehead with an all-conquering Roman Emperor than a bit-part, Hollywood Rat Pack chauffeur: “Caesar” First among equals, for class unsurpassed; the true stuff of legend, in sculpt bronze now cast.  …

The Big Man

TRIBUTES will be many and fulsome today, as the Celtic-minded in particular remember a true legend and giant of our beloved club. It is well-nigh impossible to say anything new and meaningful about Jock Stein. Thousands upon thousands of eloquent words have been written extolling his abilities, charisma and achievements, both as player-captain in the…