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)

Poverty, Generation Foodbank and Celtic’s Green Brigade

Sadly, over the best part of the last ten years phrases such as ‘foodbank’ and ‘child poverty’ have become normalised in Scotland. One could comfortably argue that so normalised such terms have become that the average citizen doesn’t feel the need to look twice at a collection bucket with the words ‘Foodbank’ emblazoned somewhere on … Continue reading Poverty, Generation Foodbank and Celtic’s Green Brigade