Celtic: A Biography in Nine Lives
Celtic: A Biography in Nine Lives, takes its structure from nine key individuals associated with the club since its inception, and touches on aspects of that person's life to explore key themes in the club's history. From John Glass, their tenacious first President and Willie Maley, who played in Celtic's first match against Rangers in 1888, to the legendary Jock Stein, who led the club to European glory in 1967 and Martin O'Neill, the most popular and successful manager since Stein, Kevin McCarra explores the history and recounts the flavour of this most unique football instituton
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