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Eddy Grady with A Celtic State of Mind – Lisbon, 25 May 1967: The greatest trophy presentation…

If ever there was an image to represent the greatest trophy presentation of UEFA’s most prestigious club competition, Billy McNeill at the Estadio Nacional will always come to mind. Similarly, we could arrive at the same conclusion when asking fellow Celts to advise of the first image

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Eddy Grady with A Celtic State of Mind – Remembering Lisbon ‘67 (Part Two)

The Lisbon Lions have been invited to and attended many events on a global scale in celebration of their remarkable victory exactly 53 years ago today. I would be surprised if indeed any of the Lions have had to pay for a drink when socialising among the

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Eddy Grady with A Celtic State of Mind – Remembering Lisbon ‘67 (Part One)

In what is probably described as the greatest accolade in Celtic’s history, the triumph in Lisbon on the 25th of May 1967, transcended a close-knit group of great players into legends. The Lisbon Lions have been Celtic’s ‘National Treasures’ for decades, however, in recent times we witnessed

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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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NEW VIDEO CONTENT: A closer look at what ACSOM purchased at the Stevie Chalmers Auction

The collection of the late Stevie Chalmers sparked off worldwide interest at McTear’s Auctioneers in Glasgow. Bids arrived from China, Italy, Spain and Canada for a stunning array of Stevie’s match-worn and swapped jerseys, pennants, boots, medals, programmes and iconic numbered shorts. Some items went for huge

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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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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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