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The Shamrock · May 24, 2018

Summer offer – The Shamrock

Bask in the glow of the club’s unique Double Treble triumph while on holiday or at home with Issues 1-4 of The Shamrock.

The Shamrock · May 24, 2018
The Shamrock · May 17, 2018

On a wing and a prayer – the 1931 Scottish Cup Final

Cup Final fever is here again. If this Saturday’s encounter is anything like the 1931 Scottish Cup Final, fought by the same teams and considered one of the most exciting and dramatic in the history of the tournament, Hampden will see cheers and tears aplenty...

The Shamrock · May 17, 2018
The Shamrock · May 17, 2018

On a wing and a prayer – the 1931 Scottish Cup Final

Cup Final fever is here again. If this Saturday’s encounter is anything like the 1931 Scottish Cup Final, fought by the same teams and considered one of the most exciting and dramatic in the history of the tournament, Hampden will see cheers and tears aplenty...

The Shamrock · May 17, 2018
The Shamrock · Mar 16, 2018

My First Celtic Game 03 – Frank Mcguire

It was my Uncle Peter (Galvin) who took me to my first ever Celtic game...

The Shamrock · Mar 16, 2018
The Shamrock · Jan 16, 2018

The Shamrock – January offer

For the remainder of January 2018 you can purchase Issues 1-4 of The Shamrock for only £10 – including postage...

The Shamrock · Jan 16, 2018
The Shamrock · Dec 22, 2017

Signed Copies now available

You can now buy ‘This Is How It Feels To Be Celtic’ direct from The Shamrock with signed copies also available...

The Shamrock · Dec 22, 2017
The Shamrock · Dec 4, 2017

This Is How It Feels To Be Celtic (BOOK)

THIS IS HOW IT FEELS TO BE CELTIC Dreams and Songs with the Invincibles This is one supporter’s account of Celtic FC’s incredible ‘Invincible’ season of 2016-17 when the arrival of new manager Brendan Rodgers saw Celtic win every major domestic trophy – without losing a single game...

The Shamrock · Dec 4, 2017
The Shamrock · Sep 2, 2017

The Curse of Racing Club

‘World triumph in three games. The achievement of Racing, which will never be repeated in similar circumstances, will stay in history as a unique and unforgettable feat...

The Shamrock · Sep 2, 2017
The Shamrock · Aug 24, 2017

Oh Harry, Harry!

In the early 1970s the popular Celtic striker Harry Hood had a number of terrace chants in his honour...

The Shamrock · Aug 24, 2017
The Shamrock · Jun 14, 2017

The Iron Man tells it like it!

In one memorable chapter in the excellent George Connelly biography Celtic’s Lost Legend, the great Fifer and his closest pals in the famed Quality Street Gang, Davie Cattenach and Davie Hay, reminisce about their playing days and the characters they met on and off the pitch...

The Shamrock · Jun 14, 2017
The Shamrock · May 23, 2017

NineteenSixtyHeaven

: Football and Music in Perfect Harmony In the summer of 1967, San Francisco was the centre of the Summer of Love, a seemingly never-ending hippie festival which promised free love and a peaceful counter-culture revolution of Western society...

The Shamrock · May 23, 2017
The Shamrock · Mar 28, 2017

Book Review: ‘We’ll Always Have Lisbon’

‘We’ll Always Have Lisbon – Celtic’s Glory Year 1967’ by David Frier & Pat Woods A book review in 67 words...

The Shamrock · Mar 28, 2017
The Shamrock · Jan 24, 2017

The Greatest Goal!

They called him ‘The Mighty Atom’. Standing at a mere 5ft 5 inches and weighing little over 9 stone, Patsy Gallacher was small – but this tiny bundle of energy was near impossible to suppress...

The Shamrock · Jan 24, 2017
The Shamrock · Jan 14, 2017

Celtic Songs: Mark McGhee

It may come as a surprise to younger Celtic supporters, but there was once a time when Mark McGhee’s name rang out in tribute around the terracings at Ye Olde Celtic Park...

The Shamrock · Jan 14, 2017
The Shamrock · Dec 6, 2016

Celtic Charity Christmas Cards – 2016

The Shamrock is pleased to announce that we are repeating the successful Celtic charity cards venture of recent years, featuring the popular Brother Walfrid-inspired design, with The Kano Foundation being the beneficiaries for 2016...

The Shamrock · Dec 6, 2016
The Shamrock · Dec 3, 2016

Review: ‘Kenny of the Celtic’

Book review: ‘Kenny of the Celtic’ by Stephen Murray The story of how Kenny Dalglish rose through the ranks at Celtic and became the best British forward of his generation is one that has long been overshadowed by his outstanding success at Liverpool...

The Shamrock · Dec 3, 2016
The Shamrock · Nov 26, 2016

The Final Hurdle

CELTIC’S ROLLERCOASTER RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LEAGUE CUP Celtic’s relationship with the League Cup has never been an easy one...

The Shamrock · Nov 26, 2016
The Shamrock · Nov 14, 2016

Book Review: ‘Hoops, Stars & Stripes’

Hoops, Stars & Stripes: The Andy Lynch Story Andy Lynch with Paul John Dykes Andy Lynch has more than a few claims to fame...

The Shamrock · Nov 14, 2016
The Shamrock · Nov 7, 2016

New t-shirt: The Pride of Europe Tour, 1966-7

The Shamrock is pleased to release a new t-shirt to celebrate this 50th anniversary season of Celtic’s ascent to the very top of European football...

The Shamrock · Nov 7, 2016
The Shamrock · Nov 1, 2016

The Floating Gloat

Continue reading “The Floating Gloat” on The Shamrock.

The Shamrock · Nov 1, 2016
The Shamrock · Oct 16, 2016

Sounds of the 60s: In the Heat of Lisbon

Fifty seasons on and our resident music lover Bear takes us back, way back, to discover who were Top of the Pops in that glorious week when Celtic were declared the Champions of Europe...

The Shamrock · Oct 16, 2016
The Shamrock · Sep 20, 2016

Issue 3 of The Shamrock – OUT NOW!

Wizards, Lions, Riots, Kidnapping, Orangemen – and the Joy of Celtic!

The Shamrock · Sep 20, 2016
The Shamrock · Sep 18, 2016

GLENGARRY – Glasgow’s Sacred Heart

Bartholomew Street in Glasgow’s Bridgeton district still stands today but it is an empty street: a brick wall runs along one side with nothing behind it, there are no houses, shops or businesses anywhere to be seen...

The Shamrock · Sep 18, 2016
The Shamrock · Jun 26, 2016

Win Ireland retro training top

“We will march with O’Neill . . . “ Umbro Ireland recently ran an online competition and The Shamrock was the lucky winner of the training top (as shown above) inspired by the kit worn by the squad during the Republic of Ireland’s unforgettable 1990 World Cup campaign...

The Shamrock · Jun 26, 2016
The Shamrock · May 31, 2016

The Decider

Nothing wracks the nerves of a football fan quite as much as a closely fought Championship run-in...

The Shamrock · May 31, 2016
The Shamrock · May 12, 2016

Artur Boruc – The Holy Goalie

Back in 2006, the Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc received a formal police caution in Glasgow after blessing himself at a match...

The Shamrock · May 12, 2016
The Shamrock · May 11, 2016

There’s only 1 Bobby Petta

Bobby Petta, the Dutch winger, had a miserable first season with Celtic...

The Shamrock · May 11, 2016
The Shamrock · May 11, 2016

Oh, I love my Tommy McInally!

Tommy McInally was a Celtic star of the 1920s who manager Willie Maley struggled to contain his exuberance both on and of the pitch...

The Shamrock · May 11, 2016
The Shamrock · May 11, 2016

Jimmy McGrory, Prince of Garngad

It is no surprise that the greatest Celtic striker ever – yep, better than Henrik – and the best in Scottish football had his name committed to song by the Faithful...

The Shamrock · May 11, 2016
The Shamrock · May 11, 2016

Charlie Adam’s sister’s pants

Back in the mists of time when Rangers were still alive, their fetid fanbase used to regularly hurl all sorts of abuse at a young midfielder who’d come through their youth ranks called Charlie Adam...

The Shamrock · May 11, 2016
The Shamrock · May 11, 2016

One’s Called Ronald . . .

In 2000, one of the famed Dutch de Boer twins – Ronald – joined Rangers, a significant step down from his previous clubs of Ajax and Barcelona...

The Shamrock · May 11, 2016
The Shamrock · May 10, 2016

Talking Celtic – Billy Connolly

Continue reading “Talking Celtic – Billy Connolly” on The Shamrock.

The Shamrock · May 10, 2016
The Shamrock · Apr 26, 2016

My First Celtic Game 02 – Frank Rafters

Frank Rafters – 1997 Perhaps this match isn’t a game that many people will remember...

The Shamrock · Apr 26, 2016
The Shamrock · Mar 9, 2016

“Hullo! Hullo! We are the …

In Andrew Davies’ excellent book ‘City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster’ he reveals the name of one of the less well-known Loyalist gangs that used to patrol the streets of Glasgow’s end...

The Shamrock · Mar 9, 2016
The Shamrock · Mar 8, 2016

Kevin Bridges: Subbuteo, Celtic and Saturdays

Comedian and Celtic fan Kevin Bridges’ autobiography (We Need to Talk About...

The Shamrock · Mar 8, 2016
The Shamrock · Feb 15, 2016

Book Review: ‘The Winds of Change’

‘The Winds of Change – Managing Celtic FC 1991-2005’ by Alex Gordon It was the best of times...

The Shamrock · Feb 15, 2016
The Shamrock · Jan 26, 2016

Goal-rush! Great Celtic Drubbings

When Calum McGregor’s 89th minute strike secured an 8-1 victory for Celtic over Hamilton recently, it was another landmark moment in the club’s history...

The Shamrock · Jan 26, 2016
The Shamrock · Dec 5, 2015

Win the new book ‘Uniquely Celtic’

Win a copy of this great new Celtic book signed by author Frank Rafters...

The Shamrock · Dec 5, 2015
The Shamrock · Dec 5, 2015

Book Review: ‘Uniquely Celtic’ by Frank Rafters

Celtic Re-view: ‘Uniquely Celtic – The Soul and Spirit’ – Frank Rafters Some books have grand titles and other make grand claims for what lies within the covers but it is rare to get a book that lives up to its billing the way that ‘Uniquely Celtic’ does...

The Shamrock · Dec 5, 2015
The Shamrock · Nov 29, 2015

Celtic Charity Christmas Cards – 2015

The Shamrock is pleased to announce that after the success of our initial Celtic charity cards project last Christmas we now have cards on sale for the 2015 festive season...

The Shamrock · Nov 29, 2015
The Shamrock · Nov 24, 2015

Gil Heron, Celtic’s Black Arrow, goes Dutch

The Netherlands newspaper de Volkskrant has today published an article in advance of Thursday’s visit by Ajax about Celtic’s trail-blazing striker from the 1950s, Gil Heron, the first professional black footballer in both the United States and Scotland...

The Shamrock · Nov 24, 2015
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ByTheMinCeltic Podcast #126

A special mid-season podcast. Remy McSwain and Lawrence Donegan joined by Paul Thomson to answer listeners’ questions.

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 15

The One With The Transfer Committee

Welcome to the 90 Minute Cynic Podcast (@90minutecynic) with host Chris Gallagher joined by a panel of Chris Boud, Louis McCaffrey and Christian Wulff. We chat about a lot of different things in this episode and touch on: ✍️Stephen McManus 🇫🇷 Ntcham 🐏 McKenna 🗒️Transfer Committee Experience The Transfer Committee Paperwork link is available via Twitter and on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter: @90MinuteCynic Facebook.com/90minutecynic...

90 Minute Cynic · Jan 15
Half Hour Hoops · Jan 15

HHH #55 Half Term Report Part 2

Peter and Stephen are back with a bumper episode. We go thru the players and ask who deserves pass marks or who needs to leave as we rebuild the squad.

Half Hour Hoops · Jan 15

View fixtures League table

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 20 13 3 4 46 14 32 42
2 “Rangers” 21 12 6 3 43 16 27 42
3 Kilmarnock 21 12 5 4 32 20 12 41
4 Aberdeen 21 12 3 6 34 24 10 39
5 Hearts 21 11 3 7 26 26 0 36
6 St Johnstone 20 10 4 6 25 24 1 34
7 Livingston 21 8 6 7 26 19 7 30
8 Hibernian 21 7 8 6 30 22 8 29
9 Motherwell 21 6 3 12 20 33 -13 21
10 Hamilton Academical 21 4 2 15 14 43 -29 14
11 St Mirren 21 3 3 15 15 39 -24 12
12 Dundee 21 2 4 15 15 46 -31 10

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“Rangers” 1-0 Celtic Celtic FC “Rangers” 1-0 Celtic at Ibrox Stadium in Glasgow in the Scottish Premiership. 2018-12-29T12:30:00+00:00 2018-12-29T14:15:00+00:00
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Celtic

Scottish Premiership
12:30 29 December 2018

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Celtic v Airdrie Celtic FC Celtic v Airdrie at Celtic Park in Glasgow in the Scottish Cup. 2019-01-19T17:15:00+00:00 2019-01-19T19:00:00+00:00
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Celtic
 
Airdrie

Scottish Cup
17:15 19 January 2019