A Celtic State of Mind

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? The Dears with new single ‘Heart of an Animal’

Montréal quintet THE DEARS, led by husband & wife duo Murray Lightburn and Natalia Yanchak, have released their new single Heart Of An Animal, which is the second single from their upcoming album Lovers Rock. Watch the video here: Lovers Rock will arrive digitally on 15 May

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Exclusive Frank McAvennie Interview: “James McAvoy roofed a penalty into the net… he thought he’d won the European Cup, the way he celebrated.”

As the trophy gets lifted on a Saturday afternoon in late May, the Scottish football season comes to a close. Twists and turns along the way, a title race has been had, shocks and surprises and, without doubt, the odd controversy is what makes Scottish football so

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