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reviews of all the latest Celtic books, videos, DVDs and music
books
Celtic greatest games Another fine history by David Potter.  
Celtic when football was football Pictorial record of life at the club through the decades.  
Dan Doyle The life and death of an Irish rover.  
celtic paranoia book Celtic Paranoia - The Laptop Loyal diaries A dirty job, but we should be thankful that someone chose to do it.  
celtic miscellany book The Celtic Miscellany Revised and updated version of the (nearly) pocket sized Celtic encyclopedia by Andrew Smith.  
happy birthday dear celtic book Happy Birthday Dear Celtic - The Inside Story of the Hoops' Memorable Centenary Season Another fix for nostalgia junkies, albeit from a more recent era.  
tommy mcinally book Tommy McInally - Celtic's Bad Bhoy Social history as well as the memories of a fascinating Celt.  
celtic minded 3 Celtic Minded 3 The third book in the thoroughly enjoyable series of essays.  
belfast celtic book Political Football - The Life and Death of Belfast Celtic The extraordinary history of Belfast's Hoops.  
A bhoy Called Bertie - The Life and Times of Bertie Auld Often funny, as you might expect from Bertie  
frank mcgarvey book Totally Frank - The Frank McGarvey Story Frequently disturbing glimpse into the turbulent life of an ex-Celt.  
lou macari book Football My Life If only he’d listened when they told him he’d be bonkers to take the Celtic manager’s job.  
celtic will to win book The Celtic Story: The Will To Win Visually stunning full-length comic book story of Celtic Football Club.  
zen of naka book The Zen of Naka: The Journey of a Footballing Genius Better than average book about a better than average player.  
official biography of celtic book The Official Biography of Celtic: If You Know The History A well written addition to your Celtic bookshelf.  
celtic miscellany book The Celtic Miscellany Plenty to keep you amused in this wee gem.  
encyclopaedia of scottish football
An Encyclopaedia of Scottish Football A fine reference book partly authored by david potter.  
charlie tully book
Charlie Tully Celtic's Cheeky Chappie Another excellent book from the pen of Tom Campbell  
celtic cult heroes book
Celtic's Cult Heroes They've all passed through Parkhead's gates...  
celtic encyclopaedia
Celtic - The Encyclopaedia Essential reading for trivia buffs.  
battle of montevideo book
The Battle of Montevideo - Celtic Under Siege An NTV recommendation.  
celtic and ireland songbook
Celtic and Ireland in Song and Story An excellent publication.  
celtic view book
The Best of the Celtic View: the 100 covers that made you laugh, cry and cheer How can you resist it?
celtic united book
Celtic United: Glasgow and Manchester, Two Football Clubs, One Passion An interesting read for fans of the Hoops and United.  
pat crerand book
Never Turn The Other Cheek - Paddy Crerand A cut above the usual player biography.  
george connelly book review
Celtic's Lost Legend - The George Connelly Story A tough read in parts but worth it.  
bobby lennox book
Thirty miles From Paradise - My Story by Bobby Lennox and Graham McColl One of the better player biographies and a worthy tribute to a great Celt.  
celtic the lisbon lions book
Celtic The Lisbon Lions - A Celebration of the European Cup Campaign 1967 Highly recommended Lions book by Andy Dougan  
lisbon lions book
The Lisbon Lions - The Real Inside Story The Lions deserve better than this 40th anniversary tie-in by Alex Gordon  
Heroes Are Forever - The Life and Times of Celtic Legend Jimmy McGrory John Cairney's essential life story of a real Celtic great. Recommended.  
You Can Call Me Stan You can call it crap.  
Ten Days That Shook Celtic Ten authors describe exactly what it says on the tin. An NTV recommendation.
Pointless - a season with Britain's worst football club A funny insight into life on the other side of the tracks.  
The Roar of the Crowd Much more than a statto's bible.  
Rough Guide 11s - Celtic Enough to while away the time on a coach trip - a short one.  
Gordon Strachan - the Biography Interesting in parts but doesn't get too far beyond the popular conceptions of WGS.  
The Mighty Quinn - Celtic's First Goalscoring Hero David W Potter does a sterling job in keeping the great man's memory alive.  
Tommy Gemmell - The Autobiography Another Lion looks back.  
Hail Cesar Big Billy's autobiography leaves a few stones unturned.  
celtic's paranoia
Celtic's Paranoia... All in the Mind? A fully revised edition of Tom Campbell's compelling book is still the paranoiac's bible.  
Jock Stein: The Definitive Biography Archie MacPherson lays claim to the definitive Stein biography... he might have a case.  
Bobby Collins - The Wee Barra Affectionate portrait of a Celtic legend of the 50s.  
Celtic Minded An eclectic mix of essays on Celtic, religion and Scottish society.  
7 The Official tribute to Henrik Larsson The club's official Larsson cash-in book comes close... but no cigar.  
Bhoys Bears and Bigotry Bill Murray's updated Celtic and Rangers book returns to some familiar territory.  
My search For Celtic's John Another heavyweight contender.  
Celtic in Europe: From the Sixties to Seville Excellent chronicle of the peaks and (many) troughs of Celtic in European competition.  
Bobby Murdoch: Different Class A must read biography of a Celtic legend.  
Walk On: Celtic Since McCann A worthy retrospective on the club's most recent history.  
Scoring - An Expert's Guide A lad's own story.  
Willie Maley: The man Who Made Celtic A major new work on one of the great figures in Celtic's history.  
Martin O'Neill - The Biography A readable insight into the manager's life - well, some of it anyway.  
The Road to Seville The club's official Seville commemoration fails to do justice to its subject.  
Over and Over: the Story of Seville The Daily Record's Seville cash-in... and don't they deserve it?  
The Essential History of Celtic Another addition to the Celtic history genre  
Celtic in the League Cup David Potter's journal of the Hoops in the third trophy  
the head bhoys - celtic's managers A history of the Parkhead hot seat.  
lubo moravcik - a life less ordinary ... But a book quite ordinary  
celtic's paranoia: all in the mind? tom campbell's latest - another important addition to the celtic library  
henrik larsson books one resounding hit and a definite miss  
talking with Celtic interviews with some famous - and not so famous - Celts of the past  
the Martin O'Neill Story a turkey  
keep the faith the story of Celtic's treble winning season  
the mighty atom the life and times of Celtic legend Patsy Gallacher  
the man in black a very amusing history of the tyro maniacs more popularly known as the bastards in the black  
broken dreams: vanity, greed and the souring of british football you'll need a strong stomach to put up with some of the characters featured in this brilliant expose of agents and chairmen  
full time: the secret life of Tony Cascarino a better book than he ever was a player at Celtic!  
not playing for Celtic: another paradise lost David Bennie trumps Fever Pitch  
videos and DVDs
billy mcneill dvd    
celtic official history dvd
Celtic The Official History: 4 disc dvd;  
  a very watchable record of the 2007-08 season.
humbled by the hoops dvd
  Lots of goals against Rangers... what more do you want?
untouchable dvd
  Review of the 2006-07 season. As watchable as any of these.
  John Hartson tribute made while he was still on 99 goals. Says it all.
  A Celtic View version of Sutton's career in the Hoops.
  Some of them, anyway. The ones they could find film of/ get permission to use.
  Plenty of goals against TFoD.
  Brilliant tribute to 'Celtic's Greatest Ever Player'.
  Utterly shameless attempt to cash in on a good result - and not a particularly good video either.
  The official tribute to the king of kings.
 
Celtic's official record of the tournament makes for essential viewing.
  STV's documentary about the fans - enjoyable.
Celtic TV   Imagine the Celtic View as live TV and you get...
greatest ever celts  

the best ever celts... but where's Jimmy McGrory?

hoops we did it again   the official view of the 2001-02 season
for the love of lubo   more lubo on video
lubo: a gift from god   all hail the slovak genius
the treble   see it all again ... and again ... and again
ton'gue in cheek   the Tongue's finest moments in a Celtic jersey
music
  More interesting to learn about than listen to your hero's favourite music
the ultimate celtic album   Quite a title to live up to
stadium
celtic park   see ourselves as others see us thanks to this review from groundstours.co.uk
theatre
  a unique theatrical experience
 

 

 

 

Books (by title)
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Books (by author)
A   B  
Alba, Carlos Keep The Faith - The Story of Celtic's Treble Winning Season Beattie, Douglas Happy Birthday Dear Celtic
Auld, Bertie A bhoy Called Bertie - The Life and Times of Bertie Auld Belton, Brian The Battle of Montevideo - Celtic Under Siege
    Bennie, David not playing for Celtic: another paradise lost
    Bower, Tom Broken Dreams
    Bradley, Joseph (Ed) Celtic Minded
      Celtic Minded 3
C   D  
Cairney, John Heroes Are Forever - The Life and Times of Celtic Legend Jimmy McGrory Daly, Raymond Celtic and Ireland in Song and Story

Campbell, Tom

Celtic - The Encyclopaedia
Celtic's Paranoia - all In The Mind?
Charlie Tully Celtic's Cheeky Chappie

Ten Days That Shook Celtic

Dougan, Andy Celtic The Lisbon Lions - A Celebration of the European Cup Campaign 1967 
Canning, Tommy The Celtic Story: The Will To Win    
Cascarino, Tony full time: the secret life of Tony Cascarino    
Connelly, George Celtic's Lost Legend - The George Connelly Story    
Connor, Jeff Pointless - a season with Britain's worst football club    
Crerand, Paddy Never Turn The Other Cheek    
E   F  
Esplin, Ronnie Totally Frank (with Frank McGarvey) Flynn, Barry Political Football - The Life and Death of Belfast Celtic
G   H  
Gemmell, Tommy The Autobiography Hamilton, Tony Celtic Paranoia - The Laptop Loyal Diaries
Gordon, Alex The Lisbon Lions - The Real Inside Story
A bhoy Called Bertie - The Life and Times of Bertie Auld
   
Greig, Martin The Zen of Naka: The Journey of a Footballing Genius    
Guidi, Mark You Can Call Me Stan    
K   L  
    Lennox, Bobby Thirty miles From Paradise - My Story
M   N  
Macari, Lou Football My Life    
McColl, Graham Celtic in Europe
   
  Celtic when football was football    
  The Essential Historyof Celtic    
  The Head Bhoys- Celtic's Managers    
  The Official Biography of Celtic: If You Know The History    
McGarvey, Frank Totally Frank    
Mackenna, Ron Keep The Faith - The Story of Celtic's Treble Winning Season    
McNeill, Billy Hail Cesar    
MacPherson, Archie Jock Stein, The Definitive Biography    
Moynihan, Leo Gordon Strachan - the Biography     
Murray, Bill Boys, Bears and Bigotry - The Old Firm in a New Age    
O   P  
    Petrov, Stilian You Can Call Me Stan
    Potter, David 

Bobby Murdoch - Different Class

      Celtic greatest games
      Celtic in the League Cup
      An Ecyclopaedia of Scottish Football
      The Mighty Quinn - Celtic's First goalscoring Hero
      Tommy McInally, Celtic's Bad Bhoy
      Walk On - Celtic Since McCann
      Willie Maley - The Man Who Made Celtic
Q   R  
    Ross, David The Roar of the Crowd
    Rowan, Marie Dan Doyle, the Life and Times of an Irish Rover
S   T  
Saffer, David Bobby Collins, the wee Barra    
Sheridan, George The Essential History of Celtic    
Smith, Andrew The Celtic Miscellany
   
  The Celtic Miscellany 2    
Sylvester, Mark Henrik Larsson - A Season in Paradise    
U   V