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Paul Thomson · Dec 19, 2017

When The Band Finished Playing They Howled Out For More

I was chatting on Twitter a couple of weeks ago with a couple of good pals about the barely credible fact that it was coming up for 30 years since we’d all attended what we each saw as a formative run of gigs at the Barrowland, namely The Pogues mini-residence of December 1987...

Paul Thomson · Apr 10, 2017

The Celtic Way

I’ve always had a slightly selfish, ambivalent streak as far as charity events go...

Paul Thomson · May 4, 2016

A Man For All Seasons

Ah, that joyous day that comes once a year for Celtic fans the Season Ticket Renewal announcement...

Paul Thomson · May 4, 2016

Come in, Come Out Of The Rain…

I’ve been threatening to do this one for a while.

Paul Thomson · Apr 4, 2016

The Brady Hunch

Scottish football in the early 1990’s was a very strange place: the perception was of boom times, with big money signings appearing in the strangest of places: for example, I still wince when I remember watching a waddling Victor Múnoz, ex-Barcelona, destroying his formidable legacy alongside Steve Archibald for St Mirren...

Paul Thomson · Dec 10, 2015

A Long Time Ago, In A Cinema Not Far Away…

When I bought my current house a few years ago, I ended up, after a long time of envy & longing, with a spare room big enough to claim as an office- in reality, a man cave...

Paul Thomson · Mar 11, 2015

Three Is The Magic Number.

There’s a lot of talk amongst Celtic fans just now about the possibility of this season yielding the domestic Treble of League...

Paul Thomson · Mar 6, 2015

Arrivederci Its’ One-On-One….

I’ve spent the last week or so listening pretty regularly to Joy Division, largely prompted by BBC4 showing the feature-length documentary on them during their regular Friday night music slot...

Paul Thomson · Jan 28, 2015

I Know It’s Over

I’m aware there’s a multitude of articles & blogs out there this week articulating all kinds of opinions relating to this Sunday’s game at Hampden...

Paul Thomson · Aug 22, 2014

I May Be Happy But It Does Not Show…

Everything starts with Clare Grogan. By 1986 I was a proper wee smartarse: a self-proclaimed football expert, politically aware & increasingly vocal about it, and, obviously, musically impeccable...

Paul Thomson · Apr 9, 2014

96 Tears

Saturday 15th April 1989 was an unusual day for me...

Paul Thomson · Mar 26, 2014

Seats In The Jungle, So Call The Police…

I’ve been thinking a lot about 1994 lately. I think the recent 20th anniversary chat over the McCann Revolution at Celtic was probably the catalyst for that, hearing all the war stories & memoirs of the key players reminding me of my own relative la...

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