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The Full Scottish: A Tribute To Paul Wilson (Celtic & Scotland)

The Full Scottish: A Tribute To Paul Wilson (Celtic & Scotland)

By Brian P. Dunleavy   We’ve been remiss here at The Full Scottish for not acknowledging the passing last month of Scotland’s, and Celtic’s, footballing trailblazer, Paul…

Should Scotland Look Closer To Home For Fresh Talent?

Should Scotland Look Closer To Home For Fresh Talent?

By Brian P. Dunleavy   Scotland’s manager (until very recently) Gordon Strachan lives in the Midlands region of England, having relocated there from his long-time home in…

Scotland’s Big Mac Attack

Scotland’s Big Mac Attack

By Brian P. Dunleavy   Callum McGregor finally got his song. The lifelong Celtic fan, who first signed with the club as an eight-year-old, has become a first…

Rangers’ Meetings of the Minds

Rangers’ Meetings of the Minds

By Brian P. Dunleavy   Poor Pedro Caixinha.  He arrives in Glasgow from Portugal, by way of Mexico and the Qatar, and the Govan “Welcome Wagon” doesn’t even bother…

The Old Firm Never Gets Old

The Old Firm Never Gets Old

By Brian P. Dunleavy   Celtic and Rangers face off at Ibrox on Saturday—the first Old Firm match of the young season.   For all you hear from a…

Celtic N’Aiment Pas Paris

Celtic N’Aiment Pas Paris

By Brian P. Dunleavy   An article in Saturday’s Irish Times described it best.   On Friday, Celtic played a Hamilton Academical side, which paid what was, for them…

Scotland Within Spitting Distance Of World Cup Qualification

Scotland Within Spitting Distance Of World Cup Qualification

By Brian P. Dunleavy No, Gordon Strachan’s Scotland squad are not the spitting image (see what we did there?) of Brazil circa, say, 1970 or even the Argentines of…

Livingston I Presume? John Hartson Joins The Coaching Team At the Championship Club

Livingston I Presume? John Hartson Joins The Coaching Team At the Championship Club

Former Celt John Hartson became the most recent Hoops player under the beloved bench boss Martin O’Neill to enter the coaching ranks when he announced last week his plans…

Winning Is Everything

Winning Is Everything

By Brian P. Dunleavy Celtic did something on Tuesday they hadn’t done—in a competitive match—since November 23rd of last year. They lost. And yet, they won. &nbsp…

Celtic’s Roberts Rule

Celtic’s Roberts Rule

By Brian P. Dunleavy   If you read the comments of Celtic supporters on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms—and, no, you’ll never get that time back…