Caesar & the Assassin, SFTBs review

Today, Setting Free The Bears reviews Caesar & the Assassin, the story of Billy McNeill and Davie Hay’s periods as Celtic manager, in their own words, published by Celtic Quick News. We’ve published a few books so far, telling some stories of our great players, or great events, but this book deals with the most [...]

Celtic 2-1 Dundee

2 - 1
  • Stokes (45), Guidetti (54)
  • Clarkson (58)

Dundee made life difficult for Celtic for the second time this season, although the champions had enough in reserve to take all points with goals from Anthony Stokes and John Guidetti.  The Dundee pairing of Greg Stewart and David Clarkson produced most of the goalmouth action, the latter scoring in his seventh consecutive league game, [...]

Social Values headline Celtic AGM

Our Annual General Meeting, held at Celtic Park this morning, was a more prosaic affair than last year’s.  Chief executive, Peter Lawwell, told the meeting last season’s on-field and financial results were “fantastic” in difficult circumstances. He repeatedly referred to the “balance” required between immediate expenditure policies and judging the long-term requirements of the club, [...]

Malky, Craig, redundancies

I got it wrong on Malky MacKay.  In August I wrote, “Malky’s unforgivable sin is not racism, homophobia or anti-Semitism, these matters are often overlooked as ‘banter’, after all.  He’ll not get another job because he blew millions on players who were useless to Cardiff.  That’s the only kind of offence football really tales notice [...]