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Month: June 2017

1967 and All That: Did We Take Our Eyes of the Ball?

1967 and All That: Did We Take Our Eyes of the Ball?

For a great number of Catholic Irish-Scots this year has been quite momentous on the sporting field. It is 50 years since a group of young Scots, playing for one of Glasgow’s prodigious teams became the champions of Europe – which effectively meant they were the world’s greatest football (i.e. soccer) team. Why this anniversary has meant so much to so many is worth pondering, and maybe I’ll do so more fully on the 100th anniversary! One of the remarkable…

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