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By Graham McColl

ISBN-10: 1471157105

ISBN-13: 9781471157103

Celtic’s maximum facet grew to become ecu champions in 1967, but when you think that you recognize their background – re-evaluate. this is often their story as by no means advised before.

The amazing tale of the way Jock Stein introduced jointly a gaggle of neighborhood lads, enticing on their first ecu Cup crusade, and led all of them the right way to the pinnacle isn't repeated. As they stepped forward, they persisted to problem on 4 fronts, giving new delight to town of Glasgow, and making a legend that resonates nonetheless, fifty years on.

A yr and a Day presents unheard of element at the 365 days that introduced such certain luck. observe which Clyde participant nearly grew to become a Lisbon Lion and who he could have changed. learn the way Jock Stein bought his prediction for the ultimate horribly unsuitable 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The booklet comprises an excruciatingly sincere interview with Jimmy Johnstone, Celtic’s maximum participant, formerly unpublished in complete.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 huge interviews with representatives of all the competitors that Celtic confronted that allows you to Lisbon, delivering frank and stunning insights. Teeming with clean fabric, this publication scrutinises each step Celtic took to be able to profitable the eu Cup. Even the gamers who gained the good trophy will notice in those pages new revelations approximately how they emerged triumphant.

It is the ultimate on their marvelous achievement.

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