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By Graham McColl

Celtic’s maximum aspect grew to become eu champions in 1967, but when you're thinking that you recognize their background – re-examine. this is often their story as by no means instructed before.

The awesome tale of ways Jock Stein introduced jointly a gaggle of neighborhood lads, attractive on their first ecu Cup crusade, and led all of them how you can the pinnacle shouldn't be repeated. As they improved, they endured to problem on 4 fronts, giving new delight to town of Glasgow, and making a legend that resonates nonetheless, fifty years on.

A 12 months and a Day offers unparalleled aspect at the one year that introduced such certain luck. become aware of which Clyde participant nearly turned a Lisbon Lion and who he may have changed. find out how Jock Stein bought his prediction for the ultimate horribly flawed or even what the Lions had for breakfast at the nice day. discover who lively away the fit ball – and retains it to today – on the finish of Celtic’s tumultuous quarter-final with Vojvodina.

The e-book comprises an excruciatingly sincere interview with Jimmy Johnstone, Celtic’s maximum participant, formerly unpublished in complete. the opposite Lisbon Lions even have their say, and the following too, for the 1st time, are broad interviews with representatives of the entire rivals that Celtic confronted with the intention to Lisbon, delivering frank and surprising insights. Teeming with clean fabric, this e-book scrutinises each step Celtic took so that it will profitable the eu Cup. Even the avid gamers who gained the good trophy will become aware of in those pages new revelations approximately how they emerged triumphant.

It is the final word on their outstanding achievement.

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