Some football stories are legendary.
Twenty-eight years after Darko Pancev and Dejan Savicevic hoisted Red Star Belgrade to the European football summit, the famous Serbian sports club is shaping up for a challenge of an all together less glamorous kind in far-flung Cumbria this weekend.
A good quiz question cropped up recently.
Lochee lad Charlie Walker has turned 80 – and it was marked with a bang.
BwB continues give a sample from the Readers’ Queries file in the old Sporting Post.
Signing himself only as “Celtic Bhoy”, he opened: “Much has been, quite rightly, made of Celtic only deploying home-grown footballers when they won the European Cup in season 1966-67.
A play charting Celtic’s road to the European Cup final will be performed in Dundee next year.
There’s an old adage in entertainment the best should be saved for last — but when it comes to European football it’s a trend Dundee FC definitely bucked.
Regular contributor Rob Boag has never hidden his admiration — nay, love! — for Celtic.