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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – The flying of the nine

With Celtic kicking off their 2020/21 season last Sunday with a scintillating 5-1 victory over Hamilton Academical, it is time to take a look back at the previous opening day encounters during the winning run of 9-in-a-row… Sunday 24 July 2011 Hibernian 0-2 Celtic After missing out

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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – Another Invincible departs…

After being out of the professional game for two years, free agent Craig Gordon was brought into Celtic when the club knew definitely that Fraser Forster was about to depart for Southampton. This allowed Gordon to cement his place as first-choice goalkeeper under the new Celtic manager

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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – Gavin Strachan: The correct appointment?

There was a feeling of general disappointment around Celtic Park with the departure of first-team coach Damien Duff from the football club. The Irishman stepped up to the plate immediately after Brendan Rodgers left for Leicester City to form a fantastic working relationship alongside Neil Lennon and

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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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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – Exclusive Willie Wallace Q&A

It was an absolute honour and pleasure to catch up with Lisbon Lion, Willie Wallace. During his time at the club, Willie scored a fantastic 135 goals in 234 appearances at Celtic and won 5 League Championships, 3 Scottish Cups, 2 League Cups and the European Cup.

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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – Stevie Chalmers: The Working Class Hero

I would first of all like to send my thoughts and prayers to Sadie, the Chalmers family, and his fellow Lisbon Lions on this sad day. Stevie was the man who didn’t just change the history of Celtic Football Club, but world football, with his winning goal

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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – When Cesar ruled Europe

Everyone remembers Billy holding up the European Cup in Lisbon. What a magnificent sight that was. As Celtic’s greatest ever captain, he led the team out during the club’s golden years, not just in Scotland but on the European stage. Proudly leading the Celts out in the

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Declan McConville with A Celtic State of Mind – A Moment in Time: Celtic 2 Leeds United 1

Declan McConville looks at a moment in time, through the prism of a match programme… Welcome to Leeds United Leeds United are undoubtedly one of the new ‘greats’ of English Football. In season 1963/64, they won the Second Division championship and qualified for the top division in

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Exclusive Sean Fallon Jr Interview: “(Billy McNeill) would have come back for one more season, had he been asked.” 

The late, great Sean Fallon made his Celtic debut 70 years ago yesterday. To mark the occasion, Declan McConville caught up with Sean Jr, who is a popular figure around Celtic Park in his role with the Celtic FC Foundation: 1. What are your memories of your

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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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