Class Acts | How inequality is tearing European football apart

This article is from the 8th edition of The Cynical, our free online magazine.   DOWNLOAD THE CYNICAL HERE: EPUB FORMAT  (great for iBooks and other e-readers) PDF FORMAT   In a sport where its supporters have and are still experiencing classism in several forms, Eoin Coyne looks at the grim parallels of  modern society…


Love & Hurt the Celtic Way: A Continental Love Story

In his regular column, Ronan Kearney chronicles the emotional rollercoaster of following his beloved Celtic. In this edition, he looks back at his favourite European romances. They say there’s nothing quite like a European night under the lights at Paradise. A cauldron of noise like no other has driven the team to famous nights time and…


Stories From A Reserve Team Left-Back: An Ode to My Position

The small village of Copmanthorpe – affectionately known as Cop – is located just outside York and consists of two pubs, a Co-op and some of the finest manicured lawns in all of England. At the centre of it all you’ll find Patrick Solich, a resident since birth and holder of the most important position…


From desperation came celebration, Glasgow Celtic was the name – The Politics of the Celtic Terraces

Saturday 27 May 2017, 4.45pm. Celtic 2-Aberdeen 1. Treble, invincible. Probably the best day I’ll ever experience as a Celtic supporter. We all know the story, the success and the overwhelming feel good factor charging through the club in the anniversary season of the single greatest Scottish sporting triumph ever. The stands, the players and…

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