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By Alex Gordon

Celtic strode majestically into the background books in 1967 because the first British membership to beat Europe, and the long-lasting picture of captain Billy McNeill preserving aloft the glittering ecu Cup within the Lisbon sunshine is the defining snapshot of that footballing period. but initially of the last decade, Celtic have been a workforce suffering from defeats and in disarray either off and on the sphere. What led to their impressive transformation?

In Celtic: The Awakening, Alex Gordon enters uncharted territory to enquire the tale of Celtic within the Nineteen Sixties, a unprecedented decade within the club's roller-coaster 125-year historical past. avid gamers of the period, sturdy, undesirable and detached, are interviewed extensive in an try and get to the bottom of one among football’s maximum mysteries.

Sweeping during the ’60s and past, Celtic: The Awakening details the formerly untold tale of the way a proud membership rose from grief to glory, from dismay to delight.

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