In Conversation with…Thomas Sowunmi

Thomas Sowunmi is one of Hungarian football’s most fascinating characters.  Born in Lagos, Nigeria, to a Hungarian mother and Nigerian father, Sowunmi became the first black footballer to represent Hungary at International level in 1999. During his 20 year playing career, Sowunmi played for 8 different clubs across 5 countries, and also found time to... Continue Reading →

Ton-Up for French Eddy: The Age of Edouard

At the tender age of 21, French striker Odsonne Edouard is set to make his 100th appearance for Celtic in tonight’s (Thursday) Europa League encounter against S.S. Lazio. Arriving on loan from PSG in the summer of 2017 as a backup to Moussa Dembele and Leigh Griffiths, Edouard has gone on to make the main... Continue Reading →

Celtic Summer Transfer Round-Up

At the stroke of midnight on Monday night the curtain came down on quite possibly the most important transfer window so far in Celtic’s quest for 9, and ultimately 10, League Championships in a row. With an entire backline set to depart before the summer had even begun, several loanees returning to their parent clubs,... Continue Reading →

Kieran Tierney: From Bhoy to Gunner

The transfer that no Celtic fan wanted to see was finally announced earlier this evening; Kieran Tierney, the Bhoy from the Isle of Man who lived the dream, is now a Gunner. A first-team regular since the 2015/16 season, Tierney had a trophy-laden start to his career with Celtic, winning 8 major honours; however, he... Continue Reading →

Ten Years Before I Saw The Light of Morning

It’s the morning of Sunday 27th November 1994.  I’m 10 years old and extremely excited, bordering on the downright annoying.  In the afternoon, Celtic will play Raith Rovers – First Division Raith Rover – in the final of the League Cup, Coca-Cola Cup as it was then.  As Celtic Park is under redevelopment and the... Continue Reading →

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