By Graham McColl
The impressive tale of ways Jock Stein introduced jointly a bunch of neighborhood lads, enticing on their first eu Cup crusade, and led all of them tips to the head shouldn't be repeated. As they stepped forward, they endured 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 remarkable aspect at the three hundred and sixty five days that introduced such designated good fortune. notice which Clyde participant virtually turned a Lisbon Lion and who he could have changed. find out how Jock Stein acquired 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 this present day – on the finish of Celtic’s tumultuous quarter-final with Vojvodina.
The e-book comprises an excruciatingly sincere interview with Jimmy Johnstone, Celtic’s maximum participant, formerly unpublished in complete.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 vast interviews with representatives of the entire competitors that Celtic confronted as a way to Lisbon, supplying frank and surprising insights. Teeming with clean fabric, this booklet scrutinises each step Celtic took in order to successful the eu Cup. Even the gamers who received the nice trophy will observe in those pages new revelations approximately how they emerged triumphant.
It is the final word on their extraordinary achievement.
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