The Green and White of Govan Part 7: One Night in I***x

Another Monday and, gloriously, another day of celebration for the Green and White of Govan. The final instalment, sadly, will be next Monday’s edition which will take what was only supposed to be a 4 part hobby write up to its conclusive 8th edition. Eight in a Row sounds about right, for now anyway. Additionally, … Continue reading The Green and White of Govan Part 7: One Night in I***x

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The Green and White of Govan Part 6: The Matt McGlone Edition

This week's edition of the now 6 part Green and White of Govan series is changing tack slightly in that the focus will now shine upon one fan as opposed to a group or of a supporters club, as has been the case in the last few weeks. Although this means a greater focus on … Continue reading The Green and White of Govan Part 6: The Matt McGlone Edition

Green and White of Govan Part 5: A Govan Brake Club, Politics and Irish Identity in 1913

‘Emerald Celtic’ Brake Club: Who Says Football and Politics Don't Mix? Only a matter of days ago I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a piece of original and largely unspoiled item of Tim history which is also Govan to the core. As seen in the picture, I was shown an original Celtic … Continue reading Green and White of Govan Part 5: A Govan Brake Club, Politics and Irish Identity in 1913

The Green and White of Govan Part 4: The Brighton CSC

This week's edition of the Green and White of Govan stays firmly focussed on the true heroes of the game. These are the ones who sacrifice the wage and very often even the wife whilst brazenly disregarding the harshest of weather which is to be experienced following Celtic to the outer reaches of Europe or, … Continue reading The Green and White of Govan Part 4: The Brighton CSC

The Green and White of Govan Part 3: The Fans Edition – Govan Emerald (1984)

The Govan Emerald (1984) As Celtic’s iconic manager who revolutionised the game, Jock Stein, once famously stated, the game of football really is nothing without the supporters. Sure, you need the players, the refs, the infrastructure and then some, but these are merely mechanical cogs in the machine - and this machine, the game of … Continue reading The Green and White of Govan Part 3: The Fans Edition – Govan Emerald (1984)