Posts Tagged A Celtic State of Mind

Jeet Kune Do Master Tommy Carruthers with A Celtic State of Mind – What if the martial arts philosophy was instilled in footballers?

“Trying to achieve simplicity is the pinnacle of any sport, even football. To be so simple that you are able to just move enough not using a lot of energy; you’re so efficient when you move you make the other person tire out. Imagine that you are

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“I loved Big Billy; he was a great inspiration to me.” – Paul Elliott with A Celtic State of Mind

“It means so much to me, the Celtic people mean so much to me, but if I’m honest with you, not just Celtic supporters but the quality of their human race – their honour, their love, their generosity, their compassion, their empathy. These are great human qualities

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“It was brilliant, especially as a winger, being coached by Jimmy Johnstone and Davie Provan.” – David Elliot with A Celtic State of Mind

  “You’ve gone from the under 14s, 15s, 16s, then to the Celtic youth team at 17 and 18, we played in the youth league. By that time you’re coached by Davie Provan, Jimmy Johnstone and Bobby Murdoch! Bobby didn’t get involved in the games much but

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Willie Wallace With A Celtic State Of Mind

In this latest episode, Paul John Dykes catches up with Lisbon Lion, Willie Wallace, who discusses: • Not playing for Scotland • Signing for Celtic on a six-month deal • Scoring the two goals that won the 1967 Scottish Cup • Sharing a room with Bertie Auld

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Martin Donaldson with A Celtic State of Mind – Ajer at Twenty

There was a Twitter thread the other day about the players with the biggest potential currently signed up with Celtic. What was most heartening was the number of different names being mentioned. Calum McGregor, Ewan Henderson, Karamoko Dembele, Mikey Johnston and Kieran Tierney. But in amongst those

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Through The Transfer Window

I must admit to nerves against St Johnstone the other night. Whether we like it or not every point is a prisoner. Every point is required to be worked for, cherished and won. No time for hubris or arrogance just hard work with hopefully a bit of

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Into Football: The Quality Street Gang – The Greatest Celtic Team That Never Was

As the ink dried on his Anfield contract in August 1977 and another record-breaking cheque was inevitably cashed by the Parkhead powerbrokers, the departure of Kenny Dalglish signalled the end of a golden era at Celtic Park. Only ten years earlier, his green and white hooped predecessors

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