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Q&A with Charlie Gallagher: WILLIE FERNIE, BOBBY MURDOCH, JOCK STEIN, REFEREES.

03
May
2016

Posted By kevingraham

Posted in Articles, If you Know your history

CHARLIE GALLAGHER was invited on to Celtic Quick News on Monday evening to answer questions from Celtic supporters. He is also the subject of a new book about him written by our very own David Potter. Subjects covered in the Q&A include who should be the next Celtic manager to playing alongside Celtic legend Willie Fernie in the late 1950s. It was a magical trip down memory lane as Charlie revealed the name of the player the Lisbon Lions reckoned was …

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If You Know Your History: Neil Lennon

  The departure of Neil Lennon did not really come as a shock. It had been hinted at by the media for a while, but it still begs a question of why Neil turned his back on the club that he loves and the fans who adore him. The answer, one feels, must lie in issues of security are regards his family living in Glasgow, rather than any real problem about a budget for new players. But then again, there …

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If You Know Your History: SEALING O’ NEILL’S TREBLE

  “Happy days are here again” might have been a good song for Celtic supporters to sing on their way to Hampden that bright sunny day of 26 May 2001. The League Cup had been won in March, the League (by miles) in April and now the Scottish Cup in May. And it was all down to Martin O’Neill whose quiet, intense, committed style of management had seen some shrewd buys and a great deal of success from a team …

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