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The Shamrock · Sep 12

Book Review: ‘a Very Different Paradise’

Review: ‘A Very Different Paradise’ by Tom Campbell ‘And if you know your history’ goes the most famous of the Celtic songs...

The Shamrock · Sep 12
The Shamrock · Sep 11

‘A Very Different paradise’ by tom campbell

The latest book by acclaimed Celtic writer and historian Tom Campbell is a dramatic re-imagining of a ‘sliding doors’ moment in the fascinating history of Celtic Football Club .

The Shamrock · Sep 11
The Shamrock · Jun 21

Holiday Offer – Issues 1-5 of the Shamrock

Blow away the summer blues. Get all 5 copies of The Shamrock Celtic retro magazine postage-free to help while the hours away poolside reading about: Celtic’s unforgettable trip to South America Blessed Are The Playmakers: McStay, Greetin’ faced Malky, Lubo, The Powder Monkey The Parson of Parkhead The kidnapping of Sandy McMahon Cinema Paradiso Celtic...

The Shamrock · Jun 21
The Shamrock · Jun 17

Will quinn – medicine man

Will Quinn was a fixture at Celtic Park for almost three decades...

The Shamrock · Jun 17
The Shamrock · Jun 12

*Summer Book Offer*

This summer buy both books from The Shamrock for £20, including free delivery.

The Shamrock · Jun 12
The Shamrock · Mar 11

‘Said Lizzie To Philip’ – New Celtic Book

‘SAID LIZZIE TO PHILIP’ The story of how Celtic gatecrashed the Coronation Said Lizzie To Philip is the second publication from Shamrock Books which tells the story of the Coronation Cup tournament of 1953 when the best football teams in Britain gathered in Glasgow to play for a unique trophy in honour of the new...

The Shamrock · Mar 11
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
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TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1 Celtic 5 5 0 0 18 3 15 15
2 “Rangers” 5 4 0 1 12 5 7 12
3 Motherwell 5 3 1 1 11 8 3 10
4 Aberdeen 5 2 2 1 7 4 3 8
5 Livingston 5 2 2 1 9 7 2 8
6 Kilmarnock 5 2 1 2 4 4 0 7
7 Ross County 5 2 1 2 6 8 -2 7
8 Hamilton Academical 5 1 1 3 5 9 -4 4
9 Hibernian 5 1 1 3 4 13 -9 4
10 St Mirren 5 1 0 4 3 6 -3 3
11 St Johnstone 5 0 3 2 5 13 -8 3
12 Hearts 5 0 2 3 7 11 -4 2

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Hamilton Academical 0-1 Celtic Celtic FC Hamilton Academical 0-1 Celtic at Core Physio Hamilton in Hamilton in the Scottish Premiership. 2019-09-14T12:00:00+00:00 2019-09-14T13:45:00+00:00
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12:00 14 September 2019

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Rennes v Celtic Celtic FC Rennes v Celtic at Roazhon Park in Rennes in the UEFA Europa League. 2019-09-19T17:55:00+00:00 2019-09-19T19:40:00+00:00
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17:55 19 September 2019