Fiction

Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – A Very Different Paradise (Part 2)

During the six years of World War II organised football in Scotland was ‘unofficial’. Most clubs utilised the services of guest players, usually footballers in Scotland on military service. One such man was Matt Busby, a Scottish internationalist and a Liverpool player; born in Lanarkshire, he volunteered

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Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – A Very Different Paradise (Part 1)

During the six years of World War II organised football in Scotland was ‘unofficial’. Most clubs utilised the services of guest players, usually footballers in Scotland on military service. One such man was Matt Busby, a Scottish internationalist and a Liverpool player; born in Lanarkshire, he volunteered

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Colin Watt with A Celtic State of Mind – A virtual matchday guide: Football, but not as we know it…

Vote now for A CELTIC STATE OF MIND as BEST INTERNATIONAL PODCAST at this year’s FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS: It’s Saturday 10am, the hangover from the Zoom quiz from the night before is kicking in, you stumble out of bed, desperate for a gasp of water… a mistake,

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The Killing Moon – A short story by Kevin Graham (part 3)

I want to talk. Want to ask Ian many questions. But the lyrics of the song are going round and round in my head. They make sense; then they don’t make sense. Hell, this whole day doesn’t make sense. The crowds slow the taxi as we get

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The Killing Moon – A short story by Kevin Graham (part 2)

My feet are wet, almost as if I am barefooted walking in the Mersey in front of me. How did the Mersey end up in front of me? How did I end up here? There is menthol smoke blowing across my face and I become aware of

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The Killing Moon – A short story by Kevin Graham (part 1)

Fate, up against your will, through the thick and thin, he will wait until you give yourself to him. We are getting strange looks, the dozen or so of us standing in front of the row of shops spotlighted by lights from the newsagent’s and baker’s windows.

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