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With Willie Wallace

Fond memories of a good man: Arthur Montford

I was sorry to hear more sad news from the UK last week. A good friend of mine, Arthur Montford, who was a well-known football commentator from Scottish Television, has passed away at the age of 85. Arthur was always neutral in his commentaries but he did have a...

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Farewell to friend Jim Storrie

It was sad news indeed to hear of the recent passing of Jim Storrie. Jim and I played together first at Kelvinside Thistle and then with Kilsyth Rangers and despite my travels we remained close lifelong friends. We went to school together at Townhead Secondary in...

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Tribute to the great Alfredo di Stefano

I WAS truly sorry to hear that the former great Real Madrid player Alfredo di Stefano died recently from a heart attack at the age of 88. Like so many people of my generation, whether players or fans, I had nothing but admiration for di Stefano’s amazing skills and...

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Supporting RACQ CareFlight

THE chance to support RACQ CareFlight and meet an Australian sporting legend at the same time saw Olive and me up and about nice and early for a very special breakfast this month. As the sun came up on Friday, 4 April, we made our way from our Gold Coast home to the...

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Happy New Year 2014

I'm looking forward to joining Brisbane Celtic Supporter's Club members on Saturday 18th January where we will take an enjoyable boat trip on the Brisbane River. Great time to catch up with everyone and hear all their news and plans for 2014.

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Sad Farewell

I was saddened to hear the news that Ian Redford (ex Dundee, and Rangers) had died.  Ian was in the Dundee squad when Tommy Gemmell and I were in charge from 1977 to 1980.  Ian was transferred to Rangers and I remember him as a most likeable chap and talented player....

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Making a great match

PUBLISHED IN The Morning Bulletin – August 3, 2013 IT’S one of life’s truisms that those with much to say sometimes never have – or take – the opportunity to say it. For 46 years, it seemed silence might well be the fate awaiting many who could remember watching...

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Quotes #4

Quotes from Heart of a Lion Chapter Four 'If your relatives won't pay to see you, who will? "Willie McNaught was one of the most talented left-footed players I have ever seen yet he received only five international caps, which was a huge injustice to a great left-back...

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New book reveals the life and times of Celtic legend

By ALAN MUIR Published on 19/06/2013 kirkintilloch-herald.co.uk The word legend is bandied around a lot – particularly in sport – so it’s rare to find a man who not only lives up to that status, but exceeds it. Rarer still is finding a legend who began his life...

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