And so the Whistle Blows All good things must come to an end and, sadly, the Green and White of Govan miniseries is no exception to this law of nature. Originally evolving from it's embryo of merely an idea in my Tim obsessed head to a much anticipated and well received miniseries, the writing which … Continue reading The Green and White of Govan Part 8: A Commemorative Magazine With Charity in Mind…Are You In?
‘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 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)