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The Story of Tommy Gemmell: The Best Left-Back in the World

In his first article for The Supplement, new contributor Lee McKeown chronicles the life of the great Tommy Gemmell. 2017 marks a significant year in the history of Celtic Football Club with the 50th anniversary of Jock Stein’s legendary Lisbon Lions’ 2-1 triumph over Inter Milan in the 1967 European Cup final. Celtic have commemorated…

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The Lisbon Lions: A Celebration of the European Cup Campaign 1967

Throughout 2017 we’ll be bringing exclusive extracts from the book ‘The Lisbon Lions: A Celebration of the European Cup Campaign 1967’ by Andy Dougan, published by Virgin. The extracts are adapted exclusively by the author for The Supplement. In this edition the focus is on the first round of Celtic’s European adventure, against the Swiss part…


The Trials and Tribulations of Cross-border Football in Ireland

In a regular column, Ryan Clarke will look at all the different aspect of Irish football; from history to current developments, interviews and league reviews. In this edition he chronicles the history of cross-border competitions and what is needed for it to make a successful return.  Like most things in Ireland, the question of an All-Ireland cross-border football competition is…

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