CELTIC SNIPPETS – THE CELTIC VIEW FROM YESTERYEAR

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The Shamrock’s esteemed Johnstone correspondent, The Bear, has been sent into the Celtic salt mines, our god-forsaken archives, to dig up snippets which give an insight into the club’s early days.

Have his efforts earned him redemption?  Only you, dear reader, can decide . . .

 

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‘WANTED – A PADDED ROOM’

An unusual match report of a Celtic visit to Ibrox in 1895 . . .

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2014/05/02/celtic-snippets-from-the-bear-wanted-a-padded-room/

 

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‘THE CELTS’ – A POEM, 1894

A poem in praise of the first truly great Celtic team

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2014/05/03/celtic-snippets-the-celts-a-poem-1894/

 

CELTIC SNIPPETS - 'The Celts' - A poem, 1894

 

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SKATING AT CELTIC PARK, 1895

No, really.  And we’re not just talking about an icy pitch.  Read on!

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2014/05/09/celtic-snippets-skating-at-celtic-park-1895/

 

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PETER JOHNSTONE, THE LANKY FIFER – POETIC TRIBUTE (1913)

 

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/celtic-snippets-peter-johnstone-the-lanky-fifer-poetic-tribute/

 

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