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Didier Agathe – “My desire was to play at such a special club created by a priest.”

Didier Agathe with A Celtic State of Mind Scotty Alcroft was recently joined by former Celt, Didier Agathe, who was recently appointed as joint manager of English community club, Chester-le-Street United. Here’s what the Frenchman had to say… I’m sure a lot of people don’t know this,

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Colin Watt with A Celtic State of Mind – Paddy McCourt: Celtic’s Quintessential Cult Player

Conditioned, analysed, preened, molded, academy-trained athletes with hair weaves and tattooed sleeves: The archetypal modern day footballer… It’s a sign of the times – players are corporate commodity – and this fairly recent development more than likely sounds the death knell of the alluring cult footballer. Fans

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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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The ACSOM Video Club – Exclusive Andy Payton Q&A

Tim Burgess’ Twitter Listening Parties have been one of the most creative concepts since lockdown robbed us of live entertainment or even small gatherings with friends. The parties are a simple enough idea, but they have been so well received that Twitter have even produced their own

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Ex-Stone Roses drummer Robbie Jay Maddix – “Ian spotted a Reni banner… and started waving it on the stage. As if to say, Reni has gone but he’s not forgotten.”

Paul John Dykes interviewed former Stone Roses drummer, Robbie Jay Maddix, back in 2007. Here is that interview in full: Robbie Jay Maddix replaced Reni behind the Stone Roses’ drum kit in 1995, and subsequently toured the world with the band. Here, he discussed his earliest influences

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John Hughes on Ryan Christie: “I don’t think he’s even reached his potential yet, there’s more to come.”

Paul John Dykes interviewed John ‘Yogi’ Hughes last night in a Longest Forty live event to raise funds for essential PPE for keyworkers (donations can still be made HERE). Big John spoke to him fondly about his time at Celtic. Here, I cover some of the highlights

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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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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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