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Celts’ Bohemian rhapsody found in dusty archive

101 years after it was  taken, an historic photograph of Belfast Celtic while on tour in Europe has  emerged from the archives. Painting a fascinating picture of the club’s 1912 tour of Bohemia – now the Czech Republic – the image [opposite page] was uncovered this week by the Belfast Celtic Society. Celtic’s official touring […]

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Sad death of a Belfast Celtic legend

Sadness descended over Lurgan, Co Armagh on Sunday as the news filtered through that legendary Belfast Celtic inside forward Jackie Denver had passed away. A stalwart of Elisha Scott’s team in the late 1940s, Denver was an ever-present in Scott’s sides. He played in many of the most memorable games in the club’s final days, […]

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Moving tribute to Celtic legend

IN a picture postcard graveyard clinging to the side of the Black Mountain, the memory of Belfast Celtic’s greatest ever player was recalled. Mickey Hamill, the former Glasgow and Belfast Celtic centre-half, who also played for Manchester United and Manchester City, was commemorated at a joint event between the Belfast Celtic Society and the Celtic […]

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