Posts Tagged Tales from the Jungle

Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – 1967: My Favourite Year

When I was young, I used to devour the Saturday-night papers, ‘the Times, News and Citizen’. My grandmother spent her Saturdays shopping in Glasgow and visiting her niece, returning about eight o’clock. She always had two things for me: a Mars Bar and the final edition of

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Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – Tales From The Jungle

Old farts wander a bit in their dotage, and old writers recall past anecdotes; so, bear with me as I indulge myself with anecdotage. My dad, a very quiet man, used to take me to Celtic Park every other Saturday and, almost invariably, we were accompanied by

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Tom Campbell with A Celtic State of Mind – When Celtic won The Victory-in-Europe Cup

World War II ended in May, 1945 – at last in Europe with the unconditional surrender of Germany, and the automatic reaction in Scotland was to celebrate with ‘a special football game’. It was arranged at short notice: Rangers and Celtic were invited to participate, the prize

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