By Graham McColl
The notable tale of the way Jock Stein introduced jointly a gaggle of neighborhood lads, enticing on their first eu Cup crusade, and led all of them tips on how to the head seriously is not repeated. As they advanced, they persisted to problem on 4 fronts, giving new satisfaction to town of Glasgow, and making a legend that resonates nonetheless, fifty years on.
A yr and a Day offers exceptional aspect at the one year that introduced such detailed luck. detect which Clyde participant virtually turned a Lisbon Lion and who he may have changed. find out how Jock Stein obtained his prediction for the ultimate horribly improper or even what the Lions had for breakfast at the nice day. discover who lively away the fit ball – and retains it to today – on the finish of Celtic’s tumultuous quarter-final with Vojvodina.
The booklet comprises an excruciatingly sincere interview with Jimmy Johnstone, Celtic’s maximum participant, formerly unpublished in complete.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 right here too, for the 1st time, are broad interviews with representatives of all the rivals that Celtic confronted in an effort to Lisbon, delivering frank and stunning insights. Teeming with clean fabric, this e-book scrutinises each step Celtic took which will profitable the ecu Cup. Even the avid gamers who gained the good trophy will become aware of in those pages new revelations approximately how they emerged triumphant.
It is the ultimate on their wonderful achievement.
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A Year and a Day: How the Lisbon Lions Conquered Europe by Graham McColl