A Celtic State of Mind

Simon Donnelly – I wouldn’t be surprised if Ryan Gauld forces himself into the Scotland set-up

Former Celtic player, Simon (Sid) Donnelly, joins ACSOM’s Scott Alcroft to chat about his life after football… You finished your football playing career with Partick Thistle and subsequently joined your good friend and former Celtic Captain, Jackie McNamara, at Dundee United as his Assistant Manager. How was

Read more

Didier Agathe – “My desire was to play at such a special club created by a priest.”

Didier Agathe with A Celtic State of Mind Scotty Alcroft was recently joined by former Celt, Didier Agathe, who was recently appointed as joint manager of English community club, Chester-le-Street United. Here’s what the Frenchman had to say… I’m sure a lot of people don’t know this,

Read more

Kevin Graham with A Celtic State of Mind – James McCarthy & Andrew Robertson were the ones that got away… Or were they?

I still get asked a question: what do I want to do with my life? And I still give the same answer that you would have got if you had asked the six or seven-year-old me. I want to play for Celtic. Maybe that just shows a

Read more

Kevin Graham with A Celtic State of Mind – Pat Bonner’s Testimonial: A Gerry Creaney hat-trick, Liam Brady cameo, and Billy McNeill & Jack Charlton in the dug-outs

A recent episode of the Strip Down Memory Lane podcast featured a match-worn jersey that was used in the Pat Bonner Testimonial. The game was between Celtic and a Republic of Ireland select and was played at Celtic Park on the 12 May 1991. The kit in

Read more

Mickey 9s’ Dougie Smith with A Celtic State of Mind – “Tommy Burns is an all-time Celtic legend.”

I’m doing what I’m doing because I love to do it… And if people like it, that’s a great bonus, but it won’t really change the way I do things.” Björk, 1996. The above quote from Icelandic artistic genius, Björk, could be considered as something of a

Read more

John McCullagh with A Celtic State of Mind – “When you see those green and whites run out, it just hits you in the heart like a song.”

Back in 2013, Scottish music mogul Alan McGee spoke about discovering his latest prodigious talent – 14-year-old Doncaster native, John Lennon McCullagh. At just 15, John became the first signing to McGee’s 359 Music, who released his debut album North South Divide on 14 October 2013. McGee

Read more

What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? THE FALL with live compilation ‘Box of Ten #2’

The Fall were one of England’s most revered post-punk bands. Formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester, they underwent many line-up changes, with vocalist and founder Mark E. Smith the only constant member. First associated with the late 1970s punk movement, the Fall’s music has always pushed

Read more

Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – A Moment in Time: Celtic 3 Dukla Prague 1

Declan McConville looks at a moment in time, through the prism of a match programme… Bud’ vitana Dukla Praha Facts about our visitors The Dukla Prague FC, which draws its players from the Czechoslovak Army and is sometimes known as the Czechoslovak Army side, was founded in

Read more

What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Children of the State with new single ‘Big Sur’

Doncaster & Bolsover indie rock outfit CHILDREN OF THE STATE have released their brand new single, Big Sur, produced by The Coral’s Ian Skelly and engineered by Chris Taylor at Liverpool’s iconic Parr Street Studios. To coincide with the release, the band have also unveiled the track’s

Read more

Screamacelica – Ian Brown’s Unfinished Monkey Business & Brattbakk’s Lasting Legacy

Unfinished Brattbakk Business “He’s bringing on that fucking half-wit. I canny believe it,” said Jonnie. His nerves had been disturbed. He had the false anger of a football fan. His concentration was broken while shakingly trying to roll a joint without anyone noticing. He was completely oblivious

Read more

Celtic News Now

Subscribe to our social media

Cart