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Old Firm

W. J. Murray

Old Firm

sectarianism, sport and society in Scotland

by W. J. Murray

  • 364 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by John Donald Publishers in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rangers Football Club -- History,
  • Glasgow Celtic Football Club -- History,
  • Celtic (Soccer team) -- History,
  • Rangers (Soccer team) -- History,
  • Soccer -- Social aspects -- Scotland -- Glasgow,
  • Soccer -- Religious aspects -- Scotland -- Gla,
  • Soccer -- Scotland -- Glasgow -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-309) and index

    StatementBill Murray
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 320 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17018237M
    ISBN 100859765423

    Yet following a four-year hiatus, the Old Firm derby may lose some of both its edge and its appeal. In Rangers Football Club PLC went into .   The Old Firm rivalry lives on, even as the backdrop to it transforms. Football in Glasgow is a curious social phenomenon that reveals some uncomfortable truths about Scotland. McCarra is a fine journalist and a knowledgeable Celtic fan but his book is frustrating.

    Association August bigotry Billy Boys brake clubs catholic catholic church catholic press catholicism Celtic and Rangers Celtic fans Celtic Football Club Celtic Park Celtic players Celtic supporters Celtic View century claimed club's colours commented condemned Daily Express Daily Record directors Dundee Edinburgh flag football matches gangs.   Buy Merseyside's Old Firm?: The Sectarian Roots of Everton and Liverpool Football Clubs by Kennedy, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(22).

    Sectarianism in Glasgow takes the form of religious and political sectarian rivalry between Roman Catholics and is reinforced by the fierce rivalry between Celtic F.C. and Rangers F.C., the two football clubs known as the Old Firm, whose support is traditionally predominantly Catholic and Protestant respectively. [citation needed] A report for Glasgow City Council .   When he sold the film rights to The Firm to Paramount Pictures for $,, Grisham suddenly became a hot property among publishers, and book rights were bought by Doubleday. Spending 47 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, The Firm became the bestselling novel of /5().


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Origin of 'Old Firm' The origin of the term is unclear but may derive from the two clubs' initial match in which the commentators referred to the teams as "like two old, firm friends", or alternatively may stem from a satirical cartoon published in a magazine prior to the Scottish Cup Final between the sides, depicting an elderly man with a sandwich board reading "Patronise The Old Firm First meeting: 28 MayCeltic 5–2.

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Rangers and Celtic fans at an Old Firm derby at Glasgow’s Celtic Park stadium, 5 December Photograph: Ben Curtis/PA I was 15 years old when, on 21 MayI witnessed my first Celtic v Author: Kevin Mckenna.

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