The Garngad Irish: Open to One and All

Along with opening itself up to the vulnerable migrant classes of the 19th Century and providing a home to one of Glasgow’s most beloved Catholic parishes, St Rochs, the Garngad has also given us Jimmy McGrory. McGrory, who truly was the Celtic family’s once in a lifetime talent of superhero proportions, a quick read at … Continue reading The Garngad Irish: Open to One and All

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Bombplots, Bampots and Bigots

As part of the Celtic family, many things can often seem second nature to us, things such as success, amazing atmospheres on European nights or even the more than occasional ‘honest mistake’ from the men in black. With such expectation, whether positive or negative, comes normalisation. Something which, as this article will highlight, can be … Continue reading Bombplots, Bampots and Bigots

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

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)