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Description - The Celtic Story by Patrick Canning

In this visually stunning full-length comic book story of Celtic Football Club, Tommy Canning conveys through his superb illustrations the rich history of the Glasgow club from its founding and early years through to the present day. The landmark moments in the club's history are proudly recounted, including Brother Walfrid's efforts to start a football team to help the poor, the lifting of the European Cup, the winning of nine league titles in a row under Jock Stein and the breathtaking road to the UEFA Cup final in Seville in 2003. The Celtic Story also brings to life many of the club's past greats - players such as Jimmy Quinn, Patsy Gallacher, John Thomson, Jimmy McGrory, Charlie Tully, Jock Stein and the Lisbon Lions - and celebrates its current stars, including Aiden McGeady, Shunsuke Nakamura, Artur Boruc and Stephen McManus. In graphic detail, The Celtic Story recounts all the drama and glory of one of the world's most famous football clubs.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845964016
ISBN-10: 1845964012
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 190mm x 18mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Patrick Canning

Patrick Canning has been a life-long Celtic supporter since his father took him to Celtic Park for a European tie in1966. He lives in Glasgow. Tommy Canning is an internationally recognised artist and illustrator with works commissioned by the SFA and FIFA, as well from private individuals around the world. Allan Canning works in the field of systems engineering and IT, and in 2006 produced the DVD presentation The Art of Divine Mercy in collaboration with his brother Tommy.