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The finale to the 1931 Scottish Cup Final was one of the most dramatic of all time and led to one of the strangest situations in Scottish sporting media history. Celtic were well and truly up against it, 2-0 down and just six minutes, or so, remaining, with Motherwell, deservedly ahead and ill-advised to have…

John Glass – Celtic Visionary, or Unprincipled Opportunist? 

Depending on your point of view, John Glass, one of the principal founding fathers of Celtic Football Club, was either a far-sighted visionary, who foresaw the huge potential of a successful Irish community club in Scottish professional football, or a cynical opportunist, who distorted and exploited both Brother Walfrid’s charitable idealism and Hibernian’s benevolent naivety,…