Buy The Shamrock!

Buy Issues 1-8 of The Shamrock here!  

The Celtic Retro magazine is a great read on all aspects of the history of Celtic FC:  the great players, the famous games, the supporters, the politics, the controversies, the songs – including eras and issues that have been ignored before now.  

Issue 1 – The 5 Ages of Celtic; The Kidnapping of Jerry Reynolds; Cliftonville 1984; Playmakers – McStay; Cinema Paradiso; Tony Cascarino

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Issue 2 – The Icicle; Celtic Chronicles; The Berserking; Playmakers – Lubo; Celtic Brake Clubs; The Madness of Sir Bob; Ajax 1982

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Issue 3 – The Joy of Celtic; Sandy McMahon; The Cappielow Riot; Playmakers – Malky MacDonald; The Cowlairs Orangeman

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Issue 4Michael Davitt: Celtic’s Rebel Heart; Albania 1979; Playmakers – Peter Somers; Leigh Roose; Wayne Biggins

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Issue 5 – Jimmy Hogan – The Parkhead Parson;  South America 1967; The Emerald Thread; Du Wei; The Famed McCallum 

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Issue 6 – Charlie Tully Special! Hoops of Steel: Sean Fallon. 1888 – The Cyclone that hit Ibrox. Celtic Cameos: Mick Dunbar.

 Issue 7 – Jinky & The Phantom Footballers.  Hoops of Steel: Jimmy Quinn.  Celtic Chronicles 1894-5.  On The Bench: the Brian Scott case. The dashing Dan McArthur.

Issue 8 – The Goalie who went to Gaol; Hoops of Steel: Roy Aitken. Celtic’s First-Ever Trophy. The Celtic Olympian.

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Issues 1-8 inclusive of P&P sent to UK / North of Ireland

(For postage costs outwith UK and North of Ireland email


When ordering a single issue, please let us know which issue you want.

Contact us at if you are interested in requesting the fanzine be sent to the Irish Republic, Europe or the Rest of the World and we can advise you of postage costs.

On matchdays at Celtic Park you can buy a copy from the programmes stall on Janefield Street behind the Lisbon Lions Stand (next to the site of the old Barr’s factory).  You can also pick up a copy from fanzine sellers on the streets of the major approaches to Celtic Park. 

The fanzine is also on sale at Calton Books in London Road, Glasgow next to the Barras:


If you know your history, It’s enough to make your heart go . . . 

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Thank you for your support of The Shamrock both online and in print.

42 Thoughts

  1. Brilliant article, I really enjoyed reading it!
    I’m already looking forward to part 2 so I ordered a 5 issue subscription.

    Hail hail from a Dutch Celtic fan

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