CELTIC SNIPPETS

CELTIC SNIPPETS – The Celtic View from Yesteryear

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The Shamrock’s team, led by our esteemed Johnstone correspondent Bear, has been sent into the Celtic salt mines – the arcane, god-forsaken archives of print and other records – to dig up snippets which give an insight into different eras in the club’s history.

We hope you enjoy their efforts . . .

 

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BOBBY EVANS – AND THE RIGHT OF REPly

Bobby Evans, Celtic captain and leader in the 1950s, had a ‘traditional’ approach to fan engagement back in the day . . .

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/celtic-snippets-bobby-evans-right-to-reply/

 

Bobby Evans with league cup

 

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the rising club – willie maley

The legendary Celtic figure reveals details of the club’s earliest days – before the first game was played:

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2015/09/08/the-rising-club-willie-maley/

Willie Maley formal portrait

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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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jimmy mcgrory – better than santa!  poem (1935)

https://theshamrockglasgow.wordpress.com/2015/02/09/celtic-snippets-jimmy-mcgrory-poem-christmas-1935/

Jimmy McGrory portrait large

 

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