The Green and Red of Amedspor!

For the most obvious of reasons Glasgow has long been framed as being the fabled ‘tale of two cities’ when it comes to its fitba’. The tale of Glasgow’s two opposites is best defined by what our clubs represent, chiefly, I am talking about the notion of identity and ethnocultural symbolism which is attached to … Continue reading The Green and Red of Amedspor!

Lennon: Bombplots, Bampots and Bigots

An excerpt of an article I first published in 2018: This article will focus on the extent to which Lennon has been the victim of vicious and violent sectarian based attacks whilst a resident of this wee country and the ways in which our Courts have been sluggish and inactive in addressing the true motive … Continue reading Lennon: Bombplots, Bampots and Bigots

Kris Commons: Once Upon A Tim

Time: February 2013, approximately ten past Guinness. Venue: Tolbooth Bar when it still had more than just the one solitary piece of Celtic memorabilia on its walls. At least the upside down altar is still there however. Thanks be to God. That night a typically good one was had and this despite the soreness of … Continue reading Kris Commons: Once Upon A Tim

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