Celtic’s French Connection: Deeper Than You Think

In the new academic text by Stephen Millar, 'Sounding Dissent: Rebel Songs, Resistance and Irish Republicanism', Millar alludes to the work of Eric Hobsbawm, one of the 20thC's great Marxist academics, more than once. To the Tim community who are sympathetic to the Republican cause, the following passage is of particular importance. 'The French Revolution … Continue reading Celtic’s French Connection: Deeper Than You Think

Handsome Tom Maley and the Green and White of Bradford

The vast majority of Tim minded folk would have stuck their money on the answer to the following statement emphatically being Celtic. Statement: Name the club that Tom Maley was involved with from their earliest of times who are wearers of the green and white and sport an extremely unique and important history.  The answer … Continue reading Handsome Tom Maley and the Green and White of Bradford

The Celtic Way: NO to Lazio Fascisti and NO to Anti Irish Racism

F**K fascism and F**K racism! I dare say that all of the green and white of Glasgow with good in their hearts are in utter solidarity with this sentiment. Conscious racism and xenophobia, which are two pivotal supporting beams to this structure of hate, have no place in any society.   A fortnight ago there was … Continue reading The Celtic Way: NO to Lazio Fascisti and NO to Anti Irish Racism

Republican Flute Bands, Media Manipulation and Anti Sectarianism

Recent Republican Marches in Glasgow and the 'Counter Protests' In Govan, Glasgow, on the 30th August 2019 there was witnessed a splutter of so called 'counter protest activism' against a licensed and legitimate peaceful procession of Irish Unity marchers. A march which included the James Connolly Republican Flute Band, the first ever in Scotland, and … Continue reading Republican Flute Bands, Media Manipulation and Anti Sectarianism

Real Celtic Men and Loyalty: The Tale of Jimmy McGrory and Jimmy McGovern

Loyalty to a cause which is greater than the career of the self. A type of altruism where the decision made by an individual brings joy, comfort and success to the greater number of the community he serves. In today's career centric and economically exploitative game however, it's very rare to think of even a … Continue reading Real Celtic Men and Loyalty: The Tale of Jimmy McGrory and Jimmy McGovern