Famous Games

Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – Tales from the Jungle

Celtic have an enviable record in winning unique tournaments. Many older supporters such as Pat Woods can still rhyme off the names of the players who won the 1938 Empire Exhibition Trophy; Pat once had a vested interest in that feat of memory as, when he was

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Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – Frantic flag-waving at Ibrox

Early in 2018, Celtic won an exciting match at Ibrox by 3-2, a commendable win considering that Celtic’s central defender Simunovic had been ordered off with almost thirty minutes left. The general feeling among the members of the Ottawa Celtic Supporters’ Club in the James Street Pub

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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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Martin Donaldson with A Celtic State of Mind – 1985: The 100th Scottish Cup

In the days, weeks and months that have passed since the footballing world in Scotland was brought to an abrupt stop, broadcasters have had to rethink schedules and repackage old footage to satisfy the demand for a fix for hungry but patient football fans around the country.

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“I am proud to say (The Berserking) is the only Piano Concerto in the history of classical music to be inspired by the away-goals’ rule.” James MacMillan on the Partizan Belgrade game

Paul Elliott was correct in describing his second appearance for Celtic as “memorable”. It was one of the most remarkable matches in Celtic’s history, an astonishingly bitter-sweet occasion. To re-cap: Celtic had lost the first-leg of the European tie against Partizan Belgrade by 2-1 but had hopes

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Kevin Graham with A Celtic State of Mind – The Story Of The Jersey: Bobby Lennox v Fiorentina 1970

On Monday 16th March 1970, Celtic flew from Prestwick to historic Pisa with the aim of reaching their second European Cup semi-final within three years. To do so they would need to become the first British side to beat an Italian side over two legs in European

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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – The Masterclass in Madrid

Vote now for A CELTIC STATE OF MIND as BEST INTERNATIONAL PODCAST at this year’s FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS: This month marked 53 years since Celtic took on Real Madrid in Alfredo Di Stefano’s testimonial. I caught up with my good friend and Lisbon Lion, John Fallon to

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Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – Tales From The Jungle

Over the years I’ve heard many things about football that have made me smile, even laugh out loud, made me ponder and reflect. I’d like to share a few with you in this article. Do you remember the 6-2 game? A beautiful sunny day at Celtic Park,

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NEW PODCAST – A Celtic State of Mind’s Goal of the Decade

Since 2010, Celtic have won 8 league trophies, 5 Scottish Cups and 5 League Cups in what will be referred back to in history as the ‘Decade of Dominance’. With lots of glorious memories over the last 10 years, at A Celtic State of Mind we have

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A Celtic State of Mind’s Decade of Dominance – League Match of the Decade (Round 2)

Since 2010, Celtic have won 8 league trophies, 5 Scottish Cups and 5 League Cups in what will be referred back to in history as the ‘Decade of Dominance’. With lots of glorious memories over the last 10 years, A Celtic State of Mind have decided to

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