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By Graham McColl

Celtic’s maximum facet turned eu champions in 1967, but when you think that you recognize their background – reconsider. this is often their story as by no means instructed before.

The amazing tale of ways Jock Stein introduced jointly a bunch of neighborhood lads, attractive on their first eu Cup crusade, and led all of them how to the pinnacle isn't repeated. As they improved, they persevered to problem on 4 fronts, giving new delight to the town of Glasgow, and making a legend that resonates nonetheless, fifty years on.

A 12 months and a Day offers exceptional element at the one year that introduced such designated good fortune. become aware of which Clyde participant nearly grew to become a Lisbon Lion and who he could have changed. find out how Jock Stein received his prediction for the ultimate horribly fallacious or even what the Lions had for breakfast at the nice day. discover who lively away the fit ball – and retains it to at the present time – on the finish of Celtic’s tumultuous quarter-final with Vojvodina.

The booklet contains an excruciatingly sincere interview with Jimmy Johnstone, Celtic’s maximum participant, formerly unpublished in complete.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 vast interviews with representatives of all the rivals that Celtic confronted with a view to Lisbon, offering frank and stunning insights. Teeming with clean fabric, this ebook scrutinises each step Celtic took with the intention to successful the ecu Cup. Even the avid gamers who gained the nice trophy will notice in those pages new revelations approximately how they emerged triumphant.

It is the final word on their tremendous achievement.

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